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Tim ‘Minnesota Fattz’ Snell Named iHeartMedia Augusta SVP/Programming

iHeartMedia has promoted Tim ‘Minnesota Fattz’ Snell to Senior VP Programming for its Augusta GA cluster. Snell was previously Program Director for Urban AC “96.3 Kiss-FM” WKSP and Urban “Power 107” 107.7 WPRW and morning co-host with Cher Best on WKSP, duties that he will retain. His appointment follows the addition of Blaine Jackson as Program Director of Country “105.7 The Bull” WLUB and Classic Country “106.3 The Bull Icons” W292EE/WLUB-HD2 earlier this week. iHeartMedia announced today that Tim “Minnesota Fattz” Snell has been named the Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Augusta. Snell is one half of the Fattz and Cher Morning Show on 96.3 Kiss FM and the program director for the iHeartMedia Augusta urban brands, urban adult contem...Read More

750 The Game Portland Adds Irregular Guys For Afternoons

Alpha Media Sports “750 The Game” KXTG Portland/102.9 K275CH Gresham OR has added a new afternoon show. “The Irregular Guys”, hosted by Justin Myers and Noah ‘Chop’ Homsley will air weekdays from 3-7pm. Myers previously co-hosted middays at Bonneville Sports “710 ESPN” KIRO Seattle until exiting in June 2016. Chop, who doubles as KXTG Assistant Program Director, had been hosting in that timeslot with Fletcher Johnson since December 2015. KXTG added KIRO’s Brock & Salk with Brock Huard and Mike Salk on a two hour delay for the 9am-12pm slot at the beginning of 2017 replacing the syndicated Jim Rome. Fox Sports Radio’s Dan Patrick continues in the 6-9am slot, while ‘The Bald Faced Truth’ with John Canzano remains in...Read More

Talia Schlanger To Succeed David Dye As Host Of World Cafe

University of Pennsylvania AAA 88.5 WXPN Philadelphia has announced that Talia Schlanger will succeed David Dye as hosted of the syndicated World Cafe in April. Schlanger joined WXPN last summer as a contributing producer from the CBC where she hosted Radio 2 Weekend Morning and multiple digital video projects. She also acted in multiple television and stage productions including the national touring company of Green Day’s American Idiot. Dye has hosted World Cafe since its launch in 1991. After stepping down from regular hosting duties, he will continue to contribute to the show with one interview per week, a music conversation with Schlanger, and Funky Friday dance party. He will also launch an hourlong freeform Dave’s World show on WXPN Sunday mornings. WXPN, the member-supported ...Read More

Tim Roberts Promoted To CBS VP/Country Programming

CBS Radio has appointed Tim Roberts as Vice President of Country Programming. Roberts fills the position last held by former “US 99.5” WUSN Chicago programmer Jeff Kapugi prior to his exit in late 2016. Roberts will continue in his other position as VP/Music Programming for CBS Radio Detroit where he programs CHR “98.7 Amp Radio” WDZH, Country 99.5 WYCD, and Classic Hits 104.3 WOMC. Roberts has been with CBS since 2006, when he joined WYCD as OM/Program Director. He has also programmed defunct Country outlets “W4” 106.7 WWWW Detroit, 94.9 KSAN San Francisco, and stations in Cedar Rapids, Charlotte, Spokane, and Youngstown. CBS RADIO today announced the appointment of Tim Roberts to the position of Vice President of Country Programming, effective immediat...Read More

From YouTube To WRTO; Los Pichy Boys Take Mornings In Miami

YouTube stars ‘Los Pichy Boys’, Alejandro Gonzalez and Maikel Rodriguez have been tabbed by Univision’s Spanish CHR “Mix 98.3” WRTO Goulds/Miami as its new morning show starting Monday, February 27. The Cuba-born cousins turned what started as a series of Spanish language movie parodies into a full-fledged production company. They do have some prior radio experience as they co-hosted “El Vacilón de Miami” on SBS’ “El Zol 95.7” WXDJ in 2008. Their videos can be seen here. Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced that social media sensations Alejandro Gonzalez and Maikel Rodriguez, better known as Los Pichy Boys, will be joining Univision Miami to host a new morning dri...Read More

Ashley Z Joins Q100 Atlanta For Nights

Cumulus CHR “Q100” 99.7 WWWQ Atlanta has hired Ashley ‘Z’ Elzinga for its vacant 7pm-12am slot. Elzinga most recently hosted nights at Entercom’s “107.9 The End” KDND Sacramento. She has also worked at “Energy 106.9” WNRG Milwaukee, “106 KHQ” Traverse City MI and Ryan Seacrest Productions in her career. She fills the void created by Adam Bomb’s move from nights to afternoons earlier this year after Johnny O relocated to sister WSSX Charleston as Program Director. Cumulus Media announces that Ashley Elzinga (Ashley Z) will join Atlanta’s Q100 as the 7pm-12 Midnight personality. Ashley Z replaces Adam Bomb, who moves to afternoons on Q100. Ashley Z was previously night personality for Top 40/Mainstream KDND (107.9 The En...Read More

KKFN Gives Tyler Polumbus & Cecil Lammey A Daily Show

Bonneville Sports “104.3 The Fan” KKFN Longmont/Denver has added a daily one hour show hosted by former Denver Broncos lineman Tyler Polumbus and station Brocons Insider Cecil Lammey from 9-10am. Polumbus and Lammey replace the final hour of Mike Evans and Mark Schlereth’s morning show. The duo will continue their existing duties at the station including weekend and fill-in hosting duties on KKFN. In the spirit of NFL free agency beginning in less than two weeks, Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan (KKFN-FM) announced today the signing of two talented free-agent personalities to join the team. Former Denver Broncos offensive lineman Tyler Polumbus and current Fan Broncos Insider Cecil Lammey, will host, weekdays from 9-10a, beginning immediately. ??“We’ve made it a challenge inter...Read More

Blaine Jackson Named PD Of WLUB/W292EE Augusta

iHeartMedia has named Blaine Jackson as Program Director of Country “105.7 The Bull” WLUB and Classic Country “106.3 The Bull Icons” W292EE/WLUB-HD2 Augusta GA. Jackson joins WLUB/W292EE from sister “96.5 The Bull” WIHB-FM Gray/Macon where she served as PD/Midday host. She has spent her entire radio career with iHeart, starting as a board operator in Macon in 2010 and eventually moving up to Program Director at the company’s Newnan GA stations and then WIHB. iHeartMedia announced today that Blaine Jackson has been named program director for WLUB 105.7 The Bull and WLUB HD2 106.3 The Bull Icons effective immediately. 105.7 the Bull, Augusta’s No. 1 for Country, plays today’s hottest country hits including the newest tracks from artists such as...Read More

WTMJ Adds Steve Scaffidi & Erik Bilstad For Early Afternoons

Scripps News/Talk 620 WTMJ Milwaukee is launching a new 12-3pm show hosted by Steve Scaffidi and Erik Bilstad. Scaffidi is resigning as Mayor of Oak Creek, WI, a position he has served since 2012, and at a local public relations firm to join WTMJ. He spent 28 years as a field manager for Nielsen before moving into politics. Bilstad currently serves as WTMJ’s Executive Producer of News. He has been with WTMJ as a news anchor and reporter since 1999. Newscaster Colleen Boland will do news updates throughout the show. Steve Scaffidi is joining WTMJ as the mid-afternoon talk show host. Scaffidi will team with WTMJ Executive Producer, News Erik Bilstad to form “Scaffidi & Bilstad,” which will air from noon to 3 p.m., weekdays. The program will focus on the biggest stories of the day ...Read More

Mary Walter Joins WMAL’s Mornings On The Mall

Cumulus Conservative Talk 630 WMAL Washington DC/105.9 WMAL-FM Woodbridge VA has named Mary Walter as the new co-host of its “Mornings on the Mall”. Walter will join incumbent host Brian Wilson following the move of Larry O’Connor from mornings to afternoons at the start of 2017. Walter most recently hosted nights at iHeartMedia’s 840 WHAS Louisville after spending much of her career in New Jersey at “New Jersey 101.5” WKXW Trenton and 1450 WCTC New Brunswick. Cumulus Media announces that Mary Walter has been named co-host of WMAL/Washington, D.C.’s morning show, “Mornings on the Mall”, joining co-host Brian Wilson. Walter has been a frequent guest host on the station for the past several years and recently concluded an assignment as evening host at WHAS...Read More

WWBA/WIXC Adds Erik Kuselias For Early Afternoons

On the heels of adding Bubba The Love Sponge for mornings, Genesis Communications News/Talk 820 WWBA Largo/Tampa FL and sister 1060 WIXC Melbourne has added Erik Kuselias for 1-3pm. The former ESPN Radio and NBC Sports Radio host will continue to host mornings on sister “Sports Talk Florida” 1040 WHBO Pinellas Park/Tampa and 1080 WHOO Kissimmee/Orlando in addition to the new early afternoon show on WWBA and WIXC. Genesis Communications taps Erik Kuselias to move into the News/Talk chair on WWBA (AM 820 News)/Tampa and its Space Coast outlet WIXC (AM 1060 News), weekdays from 1-3pm. The stations can be heard throughout the state of Florida from Tallahassee through Naples and from St. Augustine to West Palm Beach. Kuselias most recently was morning host for NBC Sports Radio and a...Read More

Kevin Musselman Named Adams Fort Wayne VP/GM

Adams Radio Group has promoted Kevin Musselman from Director of Sales to Vice President/General Manager of its Fort Wayne IN cluster. He succeeds Chris Monk, who exited last month to become Regional Vice President of Cumulus’ Saginaw and Flint MI clusters. Musselman joined Adams in 2014 when it closed on its purchase of its Fort Wayne stations. He worked for Federated Media from 2007-2012 including time as GM of 102.7 WLEG Ligonier. Adams Radio Group has named Kevin Musselman VP & GM for it Fort Wayne, Indiana cluster. Kevin has been with Adams in Fort Wayne since it entered the market via acquisition of Oasis Radio and Summit Media Fort Wayne serving as Director of Sales. Adams owns and operated WBTU, WJFX, WXKE, WWFW, WGL AM, WLYV AM and Metro stations B-96, The Patriot 103.3 ...Read More

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