People Moves 10/9: Morning Moves In Tampa & Omaha
After over two decades at Beasley Media Country 99.5 WQYK Tampa, morning co-host Veronica Alfaro has exited. Alfaro began her radio career at WQYK as an intern in 1997 before moving up to evening host and then morning co-host. She most recently shared the WQYK morning slot with Marc Jason.
Applicants for the position can apply here.
NRG Media Hot AC “Sweet 98.5” KQKQ Omaha has made a morning change as Pat Safford and Jill ‘JT’ Hull exit after 16 years at the station. Replacing them are Matt Tompkins and Nikki Oswald’s “Matt & Nikki Have A Show”.
Tompkins previously hosted middays at NRG Talk 1290 KOIL and also hosts and produces “Omaha Live” on Saturday nights on WOWT-TV. Oswald joins KQKQ from the Music Director/afternoon host position at NRG Media Country “Froggy 98.1” KFGE Lincoln NE.
— Pat Safford (@PatisaBoy) October 6, 2018
Cumulus Media Country “Nash-FM 103.3” WKDF Nashville afternoon host ‘Paul Stone’ Longuski exits after three and a half years at the station. Stone joined WKDF in January 2015 from WKXD Cookeville TN and has also worked at WTNR Grand Rapids and WSSL Greenville. His exit marks the second recent departure from WKDF following the move of midday host Heather Davis to WQDR Raleigh as APD/MD last month.
Lotus Communications Fresno General Manager Kevin O’Rorke has jumped across town to become VP/General Manager for One Putt Broadcasting’s stations. O’Rorke served as GM for Lotus since January 2009 and now succeeds Josh Riley overseeing One Putt’s cluster in Fresno.