Beasley Media Appoints Four Podcast Captains

Beasley Media GroupAfter announcing its podcasting initiative at the Podcast Movement convention last month, Beasley Media has appointed four individuals to the role of Podcast Captain.

The four will be responsible for assisting with evaluating and partnering with local content providers and “helping with the company’s mission to build a larger podcast community”. The new appointees are “98.5 The Sports Hub” WBZ-FM Boston Program Director Mike Thomas, “95.7 Ben-FM” Program Director and 93.3 WMMR Philadelphia APD Chuck Damico, 101.1 WRIF Detroit weekend host Steve Black, and “Kiss 95.1” WNKS Charlotte morning host Roy Brown.

Beasley Media Group, LLC., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) is pleased to unveil the company’s newly created Podcast Captains. The team will be responsible for assisting the local markets in evaluating and partnering with local content providers, along with helping the company’s overall mission of building a larger podcast community.

Beasley Media Group Podcast Captains:

1. Mike Thomas/Program Director-WBZ-FM/98.5 The Sports Hub/Boston
2. Chuck Damico/Program Director- BEN-FM Philadelphia & Assistant Program Director/WMMR-FM/Philadelphia
3. Steve Black/WRIF-FM On Air Personality/ Detroit
4. Roy Brown/ KISS 95.1 Morning Personality/Charlotte

“We are thrilled to have our new Podcast Captains help lead our creative process as Beasley Media Group continues to develop and grow the company’s Podcast strategy,” said Beasley Media Group Vice President of Programming Buzz Knight.

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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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