People Moves 12/14: WBEB Makes Programmer Change

B101 B101.1 101.1 More-FM WBEB PhiladelphiaEntercom AC “B101.1” WBEB Philadelphia has parted ways with Program Director Chuck Knight is exiting after eleven years with the station.

Knight joined WBEB in 2007 after eleven years at Saga AC “Sunny 95” 94.7 WSNY-FM Columbus OH and also previously programmed “Star 104.5” WYXR in Philadelphia. Vice President of Music Programming Shelly Easton will add the day-to-day programming duties for WBEB while continuing to oversee CHR “96.5 TDY” WTDY-FM and Classic Hits 98.1 WOGL.

Jay Cruze is returning to Bonneville AC 101.1 KOSI Denver as morning co-host alongside the recently instilled Jenny D. Cruze most recently served in the double-duty position of morning host at Entercom Hot AC “105.1 The Buzz” KRSK and night host at “Alice 105.9” KALC Denver until his exit in July. Cruze previously hosted afternoons at KOSI in 2014-15 and has also worked at Westwood One, SiriusXM, KWOF Denver, WLTJ Pittsburgh, and WYNY New York.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Rodney Ho reports that Cox Media Group News/Talk 750 WSB/95.5 WSBB Atlanta is moving its two local afternoon shows up an hour to allow for more traffic reports in the 4pm hour. Erick Erickson will move from 5-7pm to 4-6pm, with Mark Arum moving from 7-9pm to 6-8pm. Sean Hannity will continue to air in the 3pm hour with the final two hours of his show delayed to 8-10pm.

Ho also reports that Porshe Foxx has departed Core Communicators Urban AC “Mix 87.7” WTBS-LP after two plus years in mornings.

Pamal CHR “Fly 92” 92.3 WFLY Albany NY has announced the addition of Ryan ‘Ryguy’ Connors for nights. He joins WFLY from Vox AM/FM Rhythmic CHR “Hot 96.7” WXZO Burlington VT where he hosted afternoons.

Adams Radio CHR “Hot 107.9” WJFX Fort Wayne IN is seeking their next evening host as Patrick Grey is stepping aside for a non-radio position.

HOT 1079 (WJFX) is looking for someone to take over night-time radio in Fort Wayne. HOT is on top in the ratings and we are known for being the content leaders in the city. We are looking for someone who can help HOT stay winning and connect with our fans each evening. Our current night host is pursuing a career outside of radio and will be stepping aside soon, creating this great opening.

If you’re presently full-time in a smaller market, or part-time in a bigger market, this could be a great move for you. Familiarity with, and passion for current Pop/Top 40 music is a must.

Fort Wayne is a fantastic mid-sized city with a lot of great things happening here.
You should be creative and passionate. You should be able to fully relate to an active, millennial audience. The radio market is good here. Our hosts are professionals who know what great radio sounds like and you should as well.

Can you work the phones (calls/texts), work social media and represent HOT 1079 at appearances and remotes?

What else can you bring to the table? Graphics? Basic video chops? Imaging/Production?

Send me a paragraph introducing yourself and telling me why you are ready to do nights at HOT 1079. Current/recent aircheck, resume, social links (FB/Twitter/IG), and tell me your 3 favorite songs right now.

Send it all over to me. I’m Robbie Mack, the Brand Manager here. Use this e-mail address:

HOT 1079 and Adams Radio Group are EOE.

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  1. ma gee says

    And Chuck Knight sadly loses a job as Entercom again insists on fitting a legendary independent into its narrow visioned one size fits all corporate mold. Knight has produced an exceptional career working for the smaller guys — Emmis, Saga, Jerry Lee — mostly flying under the radar, not seeking nor receiving endless mentions in the trades, and all the while working in a format that most consider “not cool.” Knight creates great sounding radio with staffs that highly respect him as a programmer, a leader and as a human being.

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