People Moves 4/3: First Thing Is A New Morning Host For WFOX

95.9 The Fox WFOX Norwalk First ThingConnoisseur Media Classic Rock “95.9 The Fox” WFOX Southport/Norwalk CT has revamped its on-air lineup as Allan Lamberti moves from afternoons to take over the “First Thing Fairfield County” morning show. Operations Manager Keith Dakin will fill the afternoon slot as former morning host Ken Tuccio exits after 15 months with the station.


Hearst News/Talk 1090 WBAL Baltimore is moving evening host Brett Hollander to the 1-3pm slot vacated by Derek Hunter in December. Hollander, whose evening show was Sports based will segue to general talk focusing on local and state issues.


Cumulus Media Hot AC 96.3 WDVD Detroit has promoted Jessica Tyler to Music Director. Tyler joined Cumulus Detroit last fall as APD/MD/Midday host of sister “93.1 Nash-FM” WDRQ and will continue with those duties. She takes the MD reigns at WDVD from Program Director Robbie Bridges.

Cumulus Media announces that it has expanded programming professional Jessica Tyler’s role within its Detroit radio station cluster, adding the role of Music Director for Hot AC-formatted WDVD-FM to her purview. Tyler also serves Cumulus Media-Detroit as Assistant Program Director and Music Director for Country station WDRQ-FM. Tyler joined Cumulus Media-Detroit in December 2017, after holding programming posts in Louisville, KY; Providence, RI; New Haven, CT; and Springfield, MA.

Robby Bridges, Director of Programming, Cumulus Media-Detroit, said: “Jessica’s passion for music and her relationships with artists and the label community is unparalleled. I’m pleased she’ll work with me, APD Kendall Taylor, and our corporate team on the sound of Detroit’s 96.3 WDVD going forward!”

Tyler said: “I want to thank Robby, Mike Wheeler, Rob Roberts and Mike McVay for this opportunity and for their belief in me!”   

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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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