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Nikki Glaser Comedy Central Radio SiriusXMComedian Nikki Glaser, who previously hosted Comedy Central’s Not Safe with Nikki Glaser and MTV’s Nikki & Sara Live, will host a new daily morning show “You Up with Nikki Glaser” on SiriusXM’s “Comedy Central Radio” (Channel 95) starting in February. The new show will air from 10am-12pm eastern/7am-9am pacific and will be co-hosted by fellow comedian Tom Thakkar.


Along with the exits of four staffers from Rock 96.7 KCAL-FM Redlands CA last week, Irma Blanco has stepped down as morning co-host at sister Classic Hits 99.9 KOLA San Bernardino. Blanco spent the last five years at KOLA co-hosting with Jesse Duran after previous runs at KKHT and KBIG Los Angeles, KGGI Riverside, and Mancow’s Morning Madhouse at WRCX Chicago.


Former Howard Stern producer KC Armstrong joins JVC Media News/Talk “Long Island News Radio” 103.9 WRCN Riverhead NY for a nightly 7-8pm show that will originate from the station’s studios adjacent to the baggage claim at Macarthur Airport.


Stino Cirigliano exited nights at Beasley Rock “96 K-Rock” WRXK Bonita Springs/Fort Myers FL at the end of 2017 to join Alpha Media’s Suburban Chicago Rock “95 WIIL Rock” WIIL Union Grove WI as afternoon host and Assistant Production Director.


Syndicated Ace & TJ Show producer Rob Miller has been promoted to Vice President of Affiliate Relations for the show.


Sun Valley Radio CHR “Utah’s VFX” 94.5 KVFX Logan/98.3 K252DI Salt Lake City has picked up MichaelJohn Roach’s “Dance Show with MJR” for Saturday nights.


Brad Barlow has announced he will retire from the morning show at Riverbend Communications CHR “Z103” 103.3 KFTZ Idaho Falls ID in June to focus on his photography business. Barlow joined KFTZ as a weekend host in 1994 while in high school and later moved up to afternoons and then mornings where he has been paired with Tara Moss since 2000.


Mike Kankelfritz, former morning co-host at Educational Media Foundation Christian AC “K-Love” is joining Tucson based Family Life Radio as Program Director and afternoon host.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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