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Jordan Teklay Brings Bouncehouse To 106.5 The End Sacramento Nights

Entercom CHR “106.5 The End” KUDL Sacramento has added Jordan Teklay as its new night host. The Sacramento native will host “Jordan’s Bouncehouse” from 7pm-12am weeknights. He most recently was hosting nights at Midwest Broadcasting CHR “i106.7” WNFN Nashville and has also worked at “Z99” ZFZZ Grand Cayman Island as well as stations in Modesto CA and Tyler TX. Entercom Sacramento announced today the appointment of Jordan Teklay as night show host for Top 40 radio station KUDL-FM “106.5 The End”, effective immediately. The show, ‘Jordan’s Bouncehouse’ will air Monday-Friday, 7pm to Midnight PST. Teklay returns home to Sacramento where he grew up and attended Florin High School. Teklay was previously night show host at WNFN-FM “i106.7” in...Read More

WXLO Brings In Laura St. James As Program Director

Cumulus Hot AC 104.5 WXLO Fitchburg/Worcester MA has appointed Laura St. James as its new Program Director and midday host. St. James previously spent six years programming Cumulus AC 100.7 WLEV Allentown PA until exiting in July 2016. She has been hosting weekends on Country “Nash-FM 94.7” WNSH New York for the company and will continue to do so. She also spent 16 years at iHeartMedia CHR “B104” WAEB-FM Allentown with the final eight as PD there. St. James fills the vacancies created by the resignation of APD/MD/Midday host Mary Knight and departure of OM/PD Lance Ballance in August. Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed radio programming professional Laura St. James as Program Director for Hot AC-formatted WXLO 104.5 FM in Worcester, MA. St. James will con...Read More

iHeartMedia Restructures Programming In Pennsylvania & Delmarva Markets

IHeartMedia’s wide encompassing Allentown-Harrisburg Region has set new programming duties for five people. Jeff Hurley, Regional SVP of Programming and Program Director of CHR “99.3 Kiss-FM” WHKF Harrisburg PA, will reassume Program Director duties for CHR “FM 97” WLAN-FM Lancaster PA. Derrick ‘DC’ Cole moves from WLAN-FM and overseeing the Wilmington DE stations to Allentown where he will program Rock 95.1 WZZO and CHR “B104” 104.1 WAEB-FM. He fills the hole created by Kyle Due’s move to San Antonio this summer. Dave Hovel, who serves as SVP/Programming for Salisbury MD, will add oversight of Wilmington DE stations including Hot AC “92.9 Tom-FM” WRDX and Country 94.7 WDSD. WRDX Program Director Kathryn Alt will add t...Read More

Christmas Music Leads To Gunner Jackson Return At KDBL Yakima

Townsquare Media Country “92.9 The Bull” KDBL Yakima spent this past weekend stunting with Christmas Music to lead into the the return of Gunner Jackson as co-host of “The Morning Bullpen”. Jackson, who had been producing the Bender & Molly show at iHeartMedia Hot AC “106.1 Kiss-FM” KBKS Seattle, had previously been part of KDBL’s morning show from 2011-2013. He is now reteamed with former partner Michele Mathews. With the return of Jackson, John Riggs will return to focusing on afternoons at CHR 107.3 KFFM.

Cameron Moore Joins Kiss 95.1 Charlotte For Middays

Beasley Media CHR “Kiss 95.1” WNKS Charlotte has brought in Cameron Moore as its new midday host starting Monday, October 16. The North Carolina native joins WNKS from Midwest Family Broadcasting’s Springfield MO where she served as Imaging Director and hosted middays at Rhythmic CHR “92.9 The Beat” KOSP and afternoons at Country “105.1 The Bull” KOMG. Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces Cameron Moore has been named as the new Midday On-Air Personality from 10am-3pm on KISS 95.1 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She will officially begin her new position on Monday, October 16th, 2017. Born and raised in Winston-Salem, NC, Moore most recently worked at Midwest Family Broadcasting’s Top 40 and...Read More

iHeart Names Two New VP/Sales For New York Stations

iHeartMedia has promoted Todd Moskowitz and Marc Siegel to Vice President of Sales for stations in its New York region. Moskowitz joins iHeart to oversee sales for Talk 710 WOR. He most recently served as Market President for Townsquare Media Danbury CT and has also worked in sales for Cumulus Bridgeport, CBS Radio Hartford, and CBS’ 1010 WINS New York. Marc Siegel, who joined iHeartMedia New York as a Sales Manager earlier this year, will serve as VP/Sales for Classic Rock “Q104.3” WAXQ. Siegel has previously worked as head of Global Audio Sales for Bloomberg and Local Sales Manager for New York Public Radio. iHeartMedia announced today that Todd Moskowitz and Marc Siegel have been named Vice President of Sales for the New York Region, effective immediately. iHeartMedia ...Read More

Mitch Levy Exits KJR Seattle Following Prostitution Sting Arrest

iHeartMedia Sports 950 KJR Seattle has parted ways with morning host Mitch Levy less than two months after he was arrested in a prostitution sting. Levy had spent 23 years with KJR and had been off the air since his arrest. Co-host Dick Fain and producer Matt Mikolas have been taking the reigns of the now renamed “KJR Morning Show”. Levy released the following statement regarding his departure: As most of you realize by now, my 23 year tenure at KJR is over. I am fully aware that I have disappointed so many.. — mitch levy (@kjrmitch) October 6, 2017

Jim Philips To Delay Retirement From Real Radio 104.1 Orlando

After previously announcing his intent to retire from iHeartMedia Hot Talk “Real Radio 104.1” WTKS Cocoa Beach/Orlando FL in January 2018, Jim Phillips has announced he will remain with the station for one more year. “The Phillips Phile” will cut back to four days a week airing Mondays through Thursdays. He has hosted afternoons in Orlando since 1986 and on WTKS since its launch in 1993. Original Report 6/21: The Philips Phile will come to an end in January 2018. Jim Philips, who has hosted afternoons on iHeartMedia Hot Talk “Real Radio 104.1” WTKS Cocoa Beach/Orlando FL since 1992, will retire from the station next January. Philips has worked in the Orlando market since 1972 first as a news reporter at 740 WKIS and later News Director. He became afterno...Read More

Patrick Knight Rises To KYGO Music Director

Bonneville Country 98.5 KYGO Denver has promoted Morning Show Producer Patrick Knight to Music Director. Knight will continue to produce the Tracy, Goose, & Guy Morning Show for KYGO while adding his additional duties. He joined the station in 2014 after previously working on-air and as Executive Producer for “K102” 102.1 KEEY Minneapolis. BONNEVILLE COUNTRY 98.5 KYGO/DENVER, CO Names Patrick Knight Music Director “I arrived at KYGO one year ago and Patrick quickly showed himself to be a multi-tool player that I could depend on”, said KYGO PD John E. Kage. “In addition to producing the KYGO morning show and handling a part of our imaging, he proved to be a valuable asset in the music. He understands the Country lifestyle, the timing of records as it pertains to the audienc...Read More

Y108 Pittsburgh Goes Broadway For Mornings

CBS Radio Country “Y108” 107.9 WDSY Pittsburgh has filled its morning opening with the addition of “Broadway’s Backyard” starting October 9. Broadway joins WDSY after exiting iHeartMedia’s “Country 92.5” WWYZ Hartford CT in June. He also has hosted nights at iHeart’s “B93.7” WBCT, nights and mornings at CHR 104.5 WSNX in Grand Rapids, nights at CHR “Z107.7” KSLZ St. Louis and mornings at CBS’ “99.9 Kiss Country” WKIS Miami. Broadway’s Backyard fills the opening created by the exit of Ally Butler and Andy Davis in June.

Neil Larrimore Joins WPRO As Program Director

Cumulus News/Talk 630 WPRO Providence/99.7 WEAN-FM Wakefield-Peacedale RI has appointed Neil Larrimore as its new Program Director. Larrimore programmed iHeartMedia’s Talks and Sports stations in Phoenix and Tucson AZ until his exit in June. He has also spent seven years programming KMBZ Kansas City and time as APD at WHIO Dayton and WWDB Philadelphia. Larrimore replaces Tony Mascaro who departed WPRO/WEAN-FM in June. Cumulus Media announces it has appointed programming professional Neil Larrimore as Program Director for News/Talk station WPRO-AM in Providence, RI. Larrimore has programmed successful stations for more than 20 years and joins Cumulus from iHeartMedia, where he was formerly Program Director and Brand Manager for iHeartMedia’s Information brands in the Phoenix, AZ, and ...Read More

Melany Myers Takes Middays At K104.7 Charlotte

Beasley Media AC “K104.7” WKQC Charlotte has appointed Melany Myers as midday host. Myers previously spent sixteen years at iHeartMedia Charlotte where she was at Classic Rock “99.7 The Fox” WRFX and part of the Woody & Wilcox show on Alternative “106.5 The End” WEND. She also spent a few years in middays and afternoons at Alpha Media Rock “Fox 102.3” WMFX Columbia SC. Myers replaces Brenda Matthews who exited in the midday daypart. Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces Melany Myers has been named as the new Midday On-Air Personality from 10AM-2PM at K 104.7 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She officially began her new position on September 18, 2017. Myers has over 17 years of on a...Read More