Author: Lance Venta

Entercom Makes St. Louis Market Manager Change

Ahead of its planned acquisition of two more St. Louis stations from Emmis, Entercom is bringing in their Director of Sales to oversee Hot AC “Y98” 98.1 KYKY, AC 102.5 KEZK, and News/Talk 1120 KMOX. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Becky Domyan, currently Director of Sales for Emmis Hot AC “Now 96.3” KNOU and Alternative “105.7 The Point” KPNT will succe...Read More

Cox Media Group Promotes Jill Strada & Crystal Gans In Miami

Cox Media Group has made a pair of promotions at its Miami cluster. Jill Strada rises from Director of Branding and Programming at CHR “Hits 97.3” WFLC and Urban “99 Jams” 99.1 WEDR to Director of Operations adding oversight of all programming marketing, promotions, and digital content at those two stations plus Soft AC “Easy 93.1” WFEZ and Urban AC “Hot 1...Read More

Salem Adds Second Conservative Talker In San Antonio

Salem Media launched a second Conservative Talk station in San Antonio TX earlier this month. Spanish Christian “Radio Luz 1160” KRDY San Antonio is now Conservative Talk “Freedom 1160” creating a flanker to “930 The Answer” KLUP Terrell Hills. While KLUP carries mostly Salem Radio Network programming, KRDY has added programming from additional syndicators. Free...Read More

Morning & Positioning Change At Now 100.5 Sacramento

Bonneville Hot AC “Now 100.5” KZZO Sacramento has made a change in mornings and to its positioning. Morning host Mark S. Allen has exited after 11 months. Allen returned to KZZO in March 2017 after previously hosting afternoons from 2010-2015. The station has a current job posting for a morning co-host. Allen continues as an anchor and reporter for “ABC 10” KXTV Sacramento....Read More

People Moves 2/21

Wes Styles has joined Community Broadcasters as Program Director of Variety Hits “102.1 The Wave” and Rock “103.1 The Blaze” WZLB Fort Walton Beach FL. Styles most recently served as PD for Midwest Family Broadcasting Rock 97.7 WQLZ Springfield IL until his exit last fall. When Styles exited WQLZ, Ken Carson was brought aboard as OM/PD of WQLZ and News/Talk 970 WMAY. Carson...Read More

KVJ Show’s Kevin Rolston Adds Sports Show On 640 The Hurricane West Palm Beach

Alpha Media Sports “640 The Hurricane” WMEN Royal Palm Beach FL is adding a daily show hosted by Kevin Rolston. Rolston will continue as host of the “KVJ Show” in mornings on Alpha Hot AC 97.9 WRMF West Palm Beach. “Kevin’s Other Show” will air from 3-4pm on WMEN replacing the first hour of Doug Gottlieb’s Fox Sports Radio show. WMEN-AM – 640 “The Hurricane” sports ra...Read More

Len Weiner Adds Programming Duties At WQAM Miami

With Ryan Maguire heading to Bonneville News/Talk 97.3 KIRO-FM Tacoma/Seattle and Sports “710 ESPN” KIRO Seattle as Director of News & Programming, Entercom has consolidated the programming of both of its Miami Sports stations under Len Weiner. Weiner, who has programmed “790 The Ticket” WAXY Miami since 2014, will now add those duties at 560 WQAM. Weiner has been in Sports Radio ...Read More

Classic Country 104.9 Debuts In Osage Beach

Viper Communications has flipped 104.9 K285ER Osage Beach MO from a simulcast of News/Talk 1150 KRMS to “Classic Country 104.9“. Positioned as “Bangin’ The Twang”, the new format is focusing on Country hits of the 1980s and 90s and is being fed by 93.5 KMYK-HD2 Osage Beach. KRMS’ programming is still heard on FM via its new 103.3 K277DJ Osage Beach translator. W...Read More

People Moves 2/20: Woody Show Adds Birmingham

iHeartMedia’s aggressive roll-out of the Woody Show to mornings at its Alternative stations continues as the show debuted on Monday at “Alt 99.1” W256CD Fultondale/WQEN-HD3. Carl Grapentine is retiring from mornings at Window To The World Communications Classical 98.7 WFMT Chicago after 26 years in two stints with the station. Grapentine joined WFMT in 1986 from 105.1 WQRS Detroi...Read More