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Mac Daniels Named PD Of KPLX/KSCS

Cumulus Media has transferred Mac Daniels to Dallas to program Country duo 96.3 KSCS and “99.5 The Wolf” KPLX. Daniels fills the void created by J.R. Schumann’s departure for SiriusXM in December. He had been programming Cumulus’ “92.3 Nash-FM” KSJO San Jose. Daniels has previously programmed WMZQ Washington, WYCD Detroit, KSKS Fresno and KASE/KVET Austin. Cumulus Media announces that it has promoted Country programming veteran Mac Daniels as Program Director for heritage Country stations 99.5 The Wolf/KPLX-FM and New Country 96.3/KSCS-FM in Dallas. Daniels joins Cumulus Media Dallas from KSJO/NASH FM 92.3 San Jose, where he was Program Director. Daniels is a 30-year programming professional with 20 years in large and major market programming. He has als...Read More

Mike Anthony Joins Cumulus As KGO/KSFO Program Director

Cumulus has named a new Program Director for News/Talk 810 KGO and Conservative Talk 560 KSFO San Francisco. Mike Anthony, currently GM of Empire Broadcasting’s News 1590 KLIV San Jose will make the move up to San Francisco. Anthony previously was VP/Programming for Mapleton Communications, Market Manager of their Monterey stations and owner of ResearchWorks. His appointment comes one day following Lee Hammer adding Operations Manager duties for KSFO/KGO on top of his job as OM/PD of Sports 680 KNBR and 1050 KTCT. Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed Mike Anthony as Program Director for KGO 810 and KSFO 560. Anthony was formerly General Manager of Empire Broadcastings KLIV in San Jose, and prior to that, was Senior Vice President, Programming, for Mapleton Communications in ...Read More

Univision Makes Morning Changes In Three Markets

Update 10/21: Univision has set its replacements for the two cut San Antonio morning shows. Dana Cortez, who currently voicetracks middays at “98.5 The Beat” KBBT San Antonio and “Hot 105.7/100.7” KVVF/KVVZ San Francisco will be moved to mornings at both stations. Cortez is currently co-host of “The House Party” in mornings at Rhythmic CHR “Kiss 97.3” KKSS Albuquerque. At Tejano 107.5 KXTN, Bigg Boyee will move from mornings at sister Classic Hip-Hop “Yo 95.1” KMYO to be paired with Jammin J Javi. Homie Marco, PD of KBBT and KMYO adds those duties at KXTN. Original Report 10/20: Univision Radio is cutting back on morning shows in at least three markets. “Xavier’s World” hosted by Xavier Garcia and Biggie Paul at ...Read More

JV & Elvis Ressurect The Dog House On KKSF

Jeff “JV” Vandergrift and Dan “Elvis” Lay will reunite in afternoons at iHeartMedia Talk 910 KKSF San Francisco. The duo spent many years in mornings at sister “Wild 94.9” KYLD San Francisco until being fired in 2005. They spent a brief time in late mornings at CBS’s ill-fated “92.3 Free-FM” WFNY-FM New York before each went their separate ways. Vandergrift eventually returned to mornings at KYLD in 2009, while Lay spent a brief time at Royce International’s “92.7 Rev” KREV. The new incarnation of the show comes as part of a contract extension to retain “JV In The Morning” at KYLD. The Dog House will air weekdays from 4-6pm on KKSF with Gil Gross moving to 10am-2pm and Cory & Joel to 2-4pm to make way....Read More

FCC Applications 9/13: EMF Seeks Bay Area Growth

Chino & Christie To Take Mornings At KISQ

iHeartMedia Rhythmic Oldies “98.1 Kiss-FM” KISQ San Francisco will debut a new morning show on Monday, September 14. Chino Iglesias, afternoon host at sister Rhythmic CHR “Wild 94.9” KYLD and current KISQ co-host Christie James will take the reigns from Renel Brooks-Moon. Brooks-Moon had hosted mornings at KISQ since its launch in 1997. She will remain with the station as host of the 12-1pm “Renel’s Record Party”. Brooks-Moon is also known as the public address announcer of the San Francisco Giants. Chino had been voicetracking mornings at iHeart sister “95.7 The Party” KPTT Denver and other dayparts in other markets in addition to his duties at KYLD. iHeartMedia San Francisco announced today the debut of Chino & Christie in the Mo...Read More

FCC Applications 7/5: AM Changes In San Francisco & Twin Cities

Station Moves US International Radio’s pending acquisition Spanish Sports “ESPN Deportes 860” KTRB San Francisco seeks to combine its daytime and nighttime patterns onto the same tower. KTRB currently diplexes in the daytime on one of the four towers of Salem’s 1100 KFAX San Francisco with 50kW. At night KTRB applies to utilize all four of KFAX’s towers to operate with a directional 5kW pointed due west downgrading from the 50kW the station is currently operating with.

Don Bleu To Exit KOSF San Francisco

iHeartMedia Classic Hits “Big 103.7” KKSF San Francisco has announced that morning host Don Bleu will exit following his show on Friday, June 26. Bleu has been in mornings in San Francisco since 1980. He had a 22 year run at 101.3 KIOI until moving over to KKSF at the start of 2012. Prior to coming to San Francisco he was “True Don Bleu” at KDWB Minneapolis and KHJ Los Angeles. He also hosted The Gong Show in 1988 and the Bay Area version of Evening Magazine. Bleu’s final program will feature a look back on his 30 years in the market. Don Bleu will end his daily San Francisco morning show on KOSF-FM (BIG 103.7) on Friday, June 26. Bleu has been in Bay Area radio for over 30 years and was inducted into the Bay Area Hall of Fame in 2007. He’s also starred ...Read More

Disney Sells Bay Area Affiliate

Radio Disney has sold 1310 KMKY Oakland, CA to Radio Mirchi, Inc. for $600,000. Radio Mirchi President Sukhdev Dhillon and CEO Charanjit Batth are involved in groups buying stations across California. They own “Radio Punjab” 620 KIGS Hanford as New Media Broadcasting. Their Spice Radio Inc. is in the process of acquiring 1210 KEBR Rocklin/Sacramento and 1210 KQEQ Fowler/Fresno. Dhillon is a member of the Board of Mountain View Public Broadcasting, which is buying 87.9 KSFH Mountain View/San Jose. KMKY operates with 5kW fulltime. The facility is best known for its long run as KDIA when it was the Bay Area’s R&B/Soul station. Disney acquired the station in 1998 for $6.25 million.

Marko Radlovic Returns To SBS As West Coast Regional Manager

One week after exiting the Market Manager position for Cumulus Los Angeles, Marko Radlovic is joining Spanish Broadcasting Systems as SVP/West Coast Regional Manager overseeing “Mega 96.3” KXOL and “La Raza 97.9” KLAX Los Angeles and “La Raza 93.3” KRZZ San Francisco. This marks a return to SBS for Radlovic, who previously spent a decade at the company including two terms as corporate Chief Revenue Officer and Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, VP/Sales and General Manager of the two Los Angeles stations. SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC. (“SBS”) today announced that Marko Radlovic has been named Senior Vice President and West Coast Regional Manager, supervising all operations at KLAX-FM and KXOL-FM in Los Angeles and KRZZ-FM i...Read More

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