The Indianapolis Business Journal reports that iHeartMedia has appointed Brett Beshore as VP/Market Manager for its four station cluster in Indianapolis. Beshore joins iHeartMedia from Clear Channel Outdoor where has served as an Indianapolis based Division President since 2011 and Adams & Fairway Outdoor Advertising where he was Region President. Prior to that he served as VP/Market Manager at Clear Channel Hudson Valley, Times-Shamrock Scranton, Cumulus Media Danbury CT, and Sabre Communications Munice IN. He also spent five years as General Sales Manager at Greater Media Philadelphia. Beshore replaces Brad Polston, who spent a little over one year in the position. iHeart owns Classic Rock “Q95” 94.7 WFBQ, Urban “Real 98.3” WZRL, Alternative “Alt 103.3&...[Read More]
iHeartMedia is transferring Mike Killabrew from Des Moines to Indianapolis to serve as SVP/Programming of Classic Rock “Q95” 94.7 WFBQ, Country “Big 98.3” WUBG, Alternative “Alt 103.3” WOLT, and Sports “Fox Sports 97.5” 1260 WNDE. He will also serve as PD of WFBQ and WOLT. Killabrew had been working as PD of sister Alternative “Alt 106.3” KDXA and Sports 1460 KXNO Des Moines for the past two years. He previously programmed and hosted afternoons at Active Rock “98 Rock” 97.9 WXTB Tampa and worked at “Zeta 94.9” WZTA Miami, “93X” WMFS Memphis and “620 The Sports Animal” WDAE Tampa. Killabrew succeeds Rob Cressman, who exited in January to join Hubbard Radio as PD of “97.1 The Dri...[Read More]
Clear Channel Alternative “X103” WRZX Indianapolis has relaunched as “Alt 103.3“. WRZX held a 3.7 share in the May 2014 Nielsen Audio PPM ratings released today. The relaunch comes as the station has tweaked its playlist to a more current-intensive Alternative playlist away from the harder Rock base it had as the format has evolved nationally. New WOLT call letters will be incoming from the Aloha Station’s Trust 106.5 in Dayton, OH where they were parked on the former WDSJ a couple weeks ago. There are no changes to the on-air lineup with the rebranding. Program Director Todd Violette remains in mornings, Matt P in middays, and Music Director Duece in afternoons.