People Moves 2/14: Wilhite & Wall Return To Knoxville At Merle
M & M Broadcasting Country “Merle 96.7” WMYL Halls Crossroads/Knoxville TN has added Rockcastle Media Networks’ Wilhite & Wall for mornings. Darren Wilhite and Tim Wall hosted mornings at 107.7 WIVK Knoxville from 1991 through 1997 and later worked at WYCD Detroit, WTNR Grand Rapids, and WDAF-FM Kansas City.
Rockcastle also has announced the show will debut on Country “Coyote 93.9” KOTE Eureka KS.
Rockcastle Media Networks is pleased to announce the latest affiliate for “Wilhite & Wall,” its flagship daypart program. Country KOTE/Eureka, KS joins Wilhite & Wall for middays.
“There’s a reason why Wilhite & Wall is the only ACM-nominated morning show, and even more stations are recognizing the power this duo brings to other dayparts as well,” says Rockcastle Media Networks President/CEO Will Sterrett. “Wilhite & Wall features top notch content while letting affiliates keep their own clocks, imaging, and music mix, all on a 100% self-contained barter basis.”
“Wilhite & Wall” are 2x CMA Personalities of the Year and continue to grow ratings and revenue for stations from Kansas to Florida, and beyond.
Rockcastle Media Networks also is pleased to welcome WMGH-WLSH/Lansford, PA and KOTE/Eureka, KS to The Motivation Minute with Greg Knapp while KPOW/Sedalia, MO adds Today In Rock History and Timesweep with Dominic Forbes.
Saga Communications CHR “Energy 106.9” WNRG-FM Brookfield/Milwaukee WI has announced the addition of the syndicated Tino Cochino Radio in afternoons.
Griffin Communications has appointed ‘Wavy Davy’ Dave Michaels as Program Director and afternoon host for Classic Hits “92.9 The Drive” KBEZ Tulsa. Michaels is best known in the market for his long run across town in afternoons at Cox Media Group’s 103.3 KJSR and has also programmed in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas.
Griffin also has announced the promotion of Nikki Reed from weekends to afternoons at Country 98.5 KVOO and nights at CHR “106.9 K-Hits” KHTT. Tanner Messer moves from promotions to afternoons at Classic Country “Big Country 99.5” KXBL and nights at KVOO.
Mid West Family Broadcasting announced a series of promotions in Madison WI.
Randy Hawke rises from Operations Manager and Program Director of Rock 94.1 WJJO to Vice President of Programming and day-to-day PD of AC “Magic 98” WMGN and Classic Country “Hank-FM” 1550 WHIT/97.7 W249DH.
Jennifer ‘Ski’ Crowell rises from WJJO APD/MD to Program Director and Assistant OM of the cluster.
Miranda Daniels rises to Assistant Program Director of Alternative “106.7 The Resistance” while maintaining her roles on-air and in promotions for WJJO.
And Alexxander ‘Shady’ Erspamer adds Music Director duties at Rhythmic CHR “93.1 Jamz” WJQM to his morning co-host role.
C-Ville.com reports that Anne Williams will exit mornings at AAA 91.9 WNRN Charlottesville after nearly two decades to become Operations and Development Director at AAA/Americana 89.9 WDVX Knoxville TN.