People Moves 3/8: Cort Johnson Named Alpha Media National Digital Content Producer
Alpha Media has promoted Cort Johnson to National Digital Content Producer. In his new position he will create national content for Alpha’s Rock formats and contribute to streaming and podcasting strategies across the company.
Johnson will continue as night host at Alpha AAA 101.9 KINK Portland.
Alpha Media names Cort Johnson National Digital Content Producer. Cort will be primarily involved in creating national digital content for Alpha’s Rock formats and will be a major contributor to streaming and podcasting strategies.
Alpha Media National Director of Digital Content, Ernie Martinez commented on the announcement, “I am thrilled to be collaborating with Cort! His skillset, experience and knowledge in both the digital and traditional radio space are going to be pivotal in driving content on Alpha Media’s digital and social platforms.”
“I am excited to work with Ernie Martinez and our great team as we expand Alpha Media’s digital footprint. A big thank you to Scott Mahalick, Phil Becker and Ronnie Stanton for this opportunity,” remarked Cort.
Northeast Broadcasting AAA “104.7 The Point” WNCS Burlington VT and its network of simulcasters has appointed John Mullett as Program Director. Mullett joins from Beasley Alternative “Alt 92.9” WBOS Boston where he served as Music Director and Marketing Director.
With the addition of Mullett, who began his career at WNCS, current PD Zeb Norris will focus on his morning show.
Benztown has released its annual Benztown 50 List of Radio’s Biggest Imaging Voices, spotlighting the top imaging voice talent in the industry.
The full list of talent can be seen here.
Benztown, a global leader in radio imaging, voiceover, programming and jingles, today released its fourth annual Benztown 50 List of Radio’s Biggest Imaging Voices, the radio industry’s exclusive listing of the top 50 voiceover artists in the U.S. and Canada. Benztown enlisted P1 Media Group to compile and analyze industry data that was the foundation for the list.
This year’s Benztown 50 reflects increased industry participation and interest, with more than 300 U.S. and Canadian radio groups providing information for this prestigious annual list. The Benztown 50 was analyzed and evaluated by P1 Media Group’s proprietary algorithm, and is based on several criteria, including number of radio station affiliates, station size and market.
Dave “Chachi” Denes, President of Benztown, said: “Four years ago, we launched the Benztown 50 to raise awareness of the critical role that voiceover professionals play in creating powerful radio brands. Today, the value of voiceover professionals in the ever-evolving business of audio branding is undeniable. As an industry leader in producing high quality radio voiceover, imaging and audio branding, Benztown is proud to again recognize our industry’s most accomplished voiceover talent across the U.S. and Canada. We congratulate the talented people who comprise this year’s Benztown 50, and thank them for their continued contributions and leadership, as they set the highest standards of excellence in audio branding.”
The following voiceover professionals comprise this year’s Benztown 50. They will be honored at a reception at the W Hotel Hollywood on Thursday, May 3, 2018, at the Worldwide Radio Summit. In addition, Benztown 50 honorees are invited to attend an afternoon voiceover intensive course, led by Marice Tobias, Director, Tobias Entertainment Global, hosted at Benztown’s U.S. headquarters in Glendale, CA.
To view the list online, please visit: https://www.benztown.com/50/2017