People Moves 1/30: New Managers In Hudson Valley, Myrtle Beach & Savannah

Dick Broadcasting Rock 106.1 WFXH 105.5 WXQR G100.1Dick Broadcasting has made Market Manager changes at its recently acquired clusters in Myrtle Beach SC and Savannah GA.

Tom Taylor Now reports that Gigi South is out as head of the Savannah/Hilton Head Island cluster and has been replaced by former Apex Broadcasting Charleston manager Aaron Wilborn. Wilborn exited the cluster soon after its sale to Saga closed last year.

In Myrtle Beach, Josh Gertzog exits but no replacement has been named yet.


Nevversink Media Group and Hudson Valley Public Radio has announced the hiring of Mary Ridings as Station Manager of Classic Hits 1340 WALL Middletown NY (and its network of translators), AC “106.9 WYNY” 1450 WYNY/106.9 W295AQ Milford PA, “Country 107.7” 1490 WDLC/107.7 W299BA Port Jervis NY, and “Jazz-FM” 90.1 WJZZ Montgomery NY. Ridings joins Neversink from Townsquare Media where she served as Local Sales Manager for its Hudson Valley cluster.

She will be accompanied by Demian Zadorin as General Sales Manager, who joins the company from the same position at Fox Radio.

Neversink Media Group and Hudson Valley Public Radio have announced that Mary Ridings has been named Station Manager of WALL Radio, Country 107.7 WDLC, 106.9 WYNY and JAZZfm WJZZ, and Demian Zadorin is the new General Sales Manager.

“I’m extremely proud to welcome both Mary and Demian to our stations,” said Bud Williamson, who owns Neversink Media Group. “Mary and Demian both have a wealth of experience and share my vision of supporting and growing revenue of local businesses. Our stations, our advertisers and our listeners will benefit greatly from having them on our team.”

Ridings previously served as Local Sales Manager for Townsquare Media and was responsible for WPDH-FM, WRRV-FM, Mix 97.7FM, Wolf Country Radio and Juan FM. Zadorin, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps., previously served in the same capacity at Fox Radio.

Founded in 2012 by Bud & Juli Williamson,?Neversink Media Group includes WALL Radio in the Hudson Valley, Country 107.7 WDLC & 1069 WYNY in Port Jervis/Milford and Pocono 96.7/WABT in Stroudsburg, PA, In 2014 they also founded Hudson Valley Public Radio which operates JAZZfm/WJZZ. The companies have studios and regional sales offices in Stroudsburg PA, Middletown and Port Jervis NY.? Headquartered at 15 Neversink Drive, Port Jervis the companies operate five radio stations across 17 signals.

“I’m excited about the direction that our stations are going,” Bud Williamson said. “We will continue to develop cutting edge marketing campaigns for local businesses and Mary and Demian will be an important part of this initiative.”


Five months after exiting his role as Program Director/Morning Host at Bryan Broadcasting CHR “Candy 95” KNDE College Station TX, Tucker ‘Frito’ Young returns to the company as Director of Operations. He will also return to KNDE’s morning show alongside former partner and now Program Director Katy Dempsey.


Following the exit of James Steele last week, Alpha Media CHR “107.1 The Monkey” WXYK Gulfport/Biloxi MS plugs in the syndicated Tino Cochino Radio for afternoons.


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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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