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DJ Fountz Rejoins iHeartMedia Norfolk As WOWI/WHBT Program Director

iHeartMedia announced that Michael ‘DJ Fountz’ Fournier is returning to the company as Program Director of Urban “103 Jamz” 102.9 WOWI Norfolk and Classic Hip-Hop “92.1 The Beat” WHBT-FM Moyock NC. Fournier had served as Assistant Program Director/Afternoon host until his exit last August as part of the company’s regional layoffs. He began his radio career at WOWI in 2001 as an intern and stayed there until October 2011. After a brief stint at Entercom Rhythmic CHR “Z104” WNVZ he returned as APD in November 2013 and was responsible for the launch of the Classic Hip-Hop format on WHBT-FM in January 2015. iHeartMedia announced today that Michael “DJ Fountz” Fournier has been named Program Director for 103 JAMZ, Norfolk’s No. 1 for H...[Read More]

Tias Schuster Named iHeart Norfolk SVP/Programming

Tias Schuster is returning to Norfolk VA as Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia. Schuster, who previously programmed Entercom Rhythmic CHR “Z104” 104.5 WNVZ from from 2007-2012, returns to the market from Rochester NY where he programmed Hot AC “100.5 The Drive” WDVI and CHR “Kiss 106.7” WKGS for iHeart. Schuster has also programmed Entercom CHR’s “B93.7” WFBC-FM Greenville SC and 98.5 WKRZ Wilkes-Barre PA during his career. In Norfolk he will oversee iHeartMedia’s four station cluster while serving as day-to-day Program Director of CHR “Now 105” 105.3 WNOH and Rhythmic AC “Movin 107.7” WMOV-FM. Just like Zac Davis in Richmond, Schuster fills the spot vacated by AJ’s move to St. Louis...[Read More]

Clear Channel Begins Breakfast Club Syndication Rollout

As we reported earlier this week, Clear Channel Rhythmic CHR “Hot 98.3” KOHT Tucson will be picking up “The Breakfast Club” from “Power 105.1” WWPR-FM New York for mornings beginning Monday, August 26. KOHT will not be alone as the program is also adding affiliates in Milwaukee, Norfolk and Birmingham. The program began airing this week on “V100” 100.7 WKKV Milwaukee in place of Steve Harvey. It’ll debut on the 26th on “104.1 The Beat” W281AB Birmingham and “103 Jamz” WOWI Norfolk. “The Breakfast Club” features DJ Envy, Angela Yee, and Charlamagne Tha God. The rollout coincides with Charlamagne hosting a late-night talk show this week on MTV as a test for a potential series. Clear Channel’s Prem...[Read More]