Author: Lance Venta

People Moves 3/22: JC Takes Nights At 100.3 The Bull Houston

Entercom Country “100.3 The Bull” KILT-FM Houston has promoted JC to night host. JC joined the station in late 2017 as a fill-in host from Indianapolis where he previously hosted mornings at Classic Hip-Hop “93.9 The Beat” WRWM. He had been filling in on the night slot since the exit of Corey Dillon last month. The note from PD Bruce Logan announcing his arrival: I am pleas...Read More

Townsquare Media Expands In New Jersey With WPST/WNJE/WCHR Buy

Townsquare Media has announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase CHR 94.5 WPST and Sports “920 The Jersey” WNJE Trenton and Christian 1040 WCHR Flemington NJ from Connoisseur Media for $17 million. The purchase will combine the three stations with Townsquare’s own Talk/Classic Hits “New Jersey 101.5” WKXW Trenton and their clusters in Monmouth/Ocean and Atl...Read More

Andy Chanley Joins KCSN/KSBR Los Angeles For Afternoons

Former “100.3 The Sound” KSWD Los Angeles morning host Andy Chanley is joining AAA “The New 88.5” KCSN Northridge/KSBR Mission Viejo as afternoon host. Chanley will take the afternoon slot hosted by Co-General Manager/Program Director Sky Daniels. Chanley hosted middays, afternoons, and mornings during his tenure at KSWD. He also was part of the staff at Alternative “...Read More

Jack Daniel Joins K104.7 And 94.7 Smoke Charlotte

Former “106.5 The End” WEND Salisbury/Charlotte NC PD/Afternoon Host Jack Daniel is joining Beasley Media AC “K104.7” WKQC and Southern Rock “94.7 Smoke” 1660 WBCN/W234BY Charlotte NC for afternoons starting Monday, April 2. Daniel has been a stalwart in the Charlotte market since 1975. He exited WEND in August 2017 after serving as its Program Director since it...Read More

Chris ‘Decipha’ Hernandez Rises To Live 101.5 Phoenix Program Director

Entercom CHR “Live 101.5” KALV Phoenix has promoted Chris ‘Decipha’ Hernandez to Program Director. Hernandez had previously served as Assistant Program Director and Music Director at KALV. He began his career at the station in 2009 as a mixer and added imaging director duties in 2010 and rose to APD/MD in 2014. He also tracks late nights on the station. He fills the KALV PD...Read More

Steel City Media Bankruptcy Update

A second bankruptcy filing was made for WPNT Inc., Steel City’s holding company for Hot AC “Q92.9” WLTJ and Variety Hits “96.9 Bob-FM” WRRK Pittsburgh placing them into the restructuring initiated by the Kansas City holding company yesterday. The creditor list for WPNT Inc. is combined with that of MGTF Media. The company released the following press release about the...Read More

Mike Biddle Named WQDR Program Director

Curtis Media Country 94.7 WQDR Raleigh NC has appointed Mike Biddle as Program Director following the death of Lisa McKay. This marks the third tour at Curtis Media Raleigh for Biddle who first hosted nights and later moved up to APD/MD/Midday host from 2002-2007 under the name ‘Mad Dawg’. After programming and hosting mornings at Inner Banks Media’s “Thunder Country 96.3&#...Read More

A New Vibe For CHR In Bowling Green

Commonwealth Broadcasting has rebranded CHR “96 Hits” 95.9 W240CP Bowling Green/95.7 W239BT Glasgow/WOVO-HD2 Horse Cave KY as “95.9 The Vibe“. The Vibe is positioning as “Bowling Green’s Hit Music Station” and takes on a slightly more Rhythmic lean with its rebranding.

Country 98.9 Seattle Adds Michael Kraig Mason For Nights

Hubbard Radio’s “Country 98.9” KNUC Seattle continues to staff up with the addition of Michael Kraig Mason for nights. Mason has worked at CHR “Z100” KKRZ and Alternative 94.7 KNRK Portland, “XL 102” WRXL Richmond VA, and in the Seattle market from 2006-2011 in afternoons at Active Rock “Funky Monkey 104.9” KFNK. Mason is the second on-air addi...Read More