People Moves 11/5: Corey B Flies Out Of B96

B96 WBBM-FM ChicagoCorey B has departed nights at Entercom CHR “B96” WBBM-FM Chicago after two years. In a video on his YouTube channel, Corey states that he has relocated to New York City for an undisclosed position. He joined B96 in 2016 from nights at CHR “B97” WEZB New Orleans where he spent four years. Entercom has a job posting for the position here.

Program Director/afternoon host Dave Mazur and APD/MD/night host Brian Holmes have exited Midwest Family Broadcasting Rhythmic CHR “93.1 Jamz” WJQM De Forest/Madison WI. Mazur joined WJQM in 2012 as Music Director and rose to PD in 2014. He previously served as MD at WVKS Toledo and APD at WRTS Erie. Holmes joined WJQM in 2015 after a long run as APD/night host at WSNX Grand Rapids. Holmes also has held programming roles at WFFY Fort Walton Beach, WYYX Panama City, and WSPB Sarasota.

Lance Tidwell has resigned as Operations Manager of Townsquare Media’s Fort Collins CO cluster after just six months. Tidwell joined Townsquare from the same position at Cumulus Kansas City and has previously served as Senior VP/Programming for iHeartMedia in San Antonio and Tucson while programming Country stations in Hartford, Boise, Memphis, Monterey, and Columbia SC.

Dick Broadcasting CHR “Energy 92.1” WMYB Myrtle Beach SC has added the Jared & Katie show based at co-owned 107.5 WKZL Greensboro for mornings. WMYB becomes the third market for the show along with Dick’s WGCO Savannah which added the show in September. WMYB previously carried Brooke & Jubal in mornings and has been stunting in the daypart with “The Music Monkey”.

While losing Myrtle Beach, Brooke & Jubal have crossed over the 50 affiliate threshold as American General Media Hot AC “Mix 105.1” KKRG Albuquerque, Adams CHR “Hot 104.9” WHTF Tallahassee, and multiple Townsquare Media stations in Montana were among the most recent stations to add the program.

Premiere Networks is proud to announce that Brooke & Jubal has reached a broadcast milestone of 50 affiliates. Recent additions to the Hubbard Radio program’s growing roster include: Now 96.3 in St. Louis, Mo.; Mix 105.1 in Albuquerque, N.M.; Energy 95.3 in Bakersfield, Calif; Hot 104.9 in Tallahassee, Fla.; 97.1 Kiss FM in Billings, Mont.; My 103.5 in Bozeman, Mont.; Mix 102.3 in Helena, Mont.; i101 FM in Roseburg, Ore.; and Jump 106.9 in Ottawa.

Each day on the show, Brooke & Jubal listeners are treated to high-energy, laughs and the best in pop culture conversation. The popular program also features phone taps, hilarious skits and listener interaction. Premiere Networks began affiliating the top-rated show in March 2016, which originates from Hubbard Radio’s MOViN 92.5/KQMV in Seattle, Wash. The program debuted on the station in 2011 and quickly dominated the ratings across multiple demos. It was expanded to Portland’s LIVE 95.5/KBFF-FM in 2015.

Brooke & Jubal is currently ranked #1 in Seattle and Portland with Adults 18-34, Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54, Women 18-34, Women 18-49 and Women 25-54. Nationwide, the program has experienced double-digit audience growth with Adults 18-34 (+14%) and Adults 18-49 (+13%). (Sources: Nielsen Audio, SEP’18, PPM, MF 6-10a, AQH; SP’18 vs. SP’17, Nationwide, Exact Times, AQH)

“It’s an incredible honor to have reached a milestone like this,” said Jubal. “I’d like to thank everyone involved with the show and the extraordinary team at Premiere Networks for all their hard work. I’d also like to thank our affiliates for trusting us to deliver quality content to their cities. It was a leap of faith for some and I’m ecstatic that it’s working out.”

“We are truly thankful to the amazing Premiere Networks team for making this dream become a reality,” said Brooke. “I think the saying goes, ‘It takes a village to raise a radio show.’ To the affiliates, we are forever grateful to you for inviting us into your listeners’ worlds – we never take that responsibility for granted. This is just the beginning. We will continue to work hard to make sure our promise of quality content and humor continues.”
“We’re excited by the fast-paced growth and success of Brooke & Jubal nationwide,” said Julie Talbott, Premiere Networks President. “Brooke and Jubal, along with their team, are incredibly hard working, and they have an undeniable ability to entertain and engage listeners with topical conversations and a whole lot of laughs. We look forward to celebrating many more milestones together.”  

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