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Bo Brown Joins Cumulus Media Beaumont As Market Manager

Cumulus Media has appointed Bo Brown as VP/Market Manager for its five station cluster in Beaumont TX. Brown previously served as Director of Sales for that cluster from 1997-1999 after beginning his career in 1992 as an Account Executive for Petracom’s stations in that market. He most recently served as Senior Director for Houston based Rhino Marketing and has also served as General Sales Manager for CBS Radio Houston and VP/Director of Sales for Clear Channel Houston. Brown takes the management reigns of the Beaumont cluster from Elizabeth Blackstock. The Lake Charles LA based Blackstock will continue to oversee that market. Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed media executive Bo Brown as Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Media-Beaumont, TX. Brown will manage Cumul...[Read More]

2017 Post-Christmas Format Change Rundown

Completed Changes Sarasota – iHeartMedia’s former “Sarasota News Radio” 1450 WSDV/103.9 W280EV Sarasota flipped to CHR “103.9 Kiss-FM“. (1/1) Oklahoma City – Cumulus Classic Hits “Fun 96.9” KQOB flips to Variety Hits “Alice 96.9“. (12/31) Buffalo – Hawk Communications Classic Hits 1330 WSPQ Springville signed-off. (12/31) Long Island – With 94.7 WLIX-LP signing off, 93.3 W227CL Coram began rebroadcasting “101.5 The Breeze” W268AN Plainview/93.5 WVIP-HD4 New Rochelle. (12/31) Pittsburgh – Calvary Inc. News 1410 KQV went dark. (12/31) Roanoke – Mel Wheeler Inc. launched Classic Rock “97.3 The Rock Channel” W247AD Roanoke VA. (12/31) Webster MA – Just Because Inc. Country &#...[Read More]

KAYD Returns To Nash But With Some Changes

There was no outright format change at Cumulus Country “Nash-FM 101.7” KAYD Silsbee/Beaumont TX after stunting for a month with Christmas Music as “Santa 101.7“. There were a handful of changes though to accompany the station as it returned to Country. Despite retaining the “Nash-FM” name, KAYD is now utilizing the gold based “Nash Icon” music library. Rowdy Yates, most recently morning host at Scripps’ 98.5 KVOO Tulsa, has joined KAYD for afternoons. Yates is best known locally for his long run in the adjacent Houston market at both 95.7 KIKK and 100.3 KILT and also hosts the syndicated “Original Country Gold“. KAYD has also dropped the syndicated Big D & Bubba from mornings. Original Report 11/24: A potential flip is ...[Read More]