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Maria Palmer Named Music Director/Night Host At WEND Charlotte

iHeartMedia Alternative “106.5 The End” WEND Salisbury/Charlotte NC has tabbed Maria Palmer as Music Director and night host. Palmer joins WEND from iHeartMedia Washington DC where she was serving as a weekend and fill-in host at Rock “DC 101” WWDC and Country 98.7 WMZQ. She fills the MD role previously held by Tamo Sein prior to her move to “Alt 98.7” KYSR Los Angeles in July. iHeartMedia announced today that Maria Palmer has been named Music Director for iHeartMedia Charlotte and On-Air Host for 106.5 The END, Charlotte’s Alternative Rock, effective immediately. iHeartMedia Charlotte has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing six stations comprised of music, tal...[Read More]

Tamo Sein Jumps To Middays At Alt 98.7 Los Angeles

Just months after moving from “XL 102.1” WRXL Richmond to iHeartMedia’s “106.5 The End” WEND Charlotte as APD/MD/Midday host, Tamo Sein is making another big market jump as she joins “Alt 98.7” KYSR Los Angeles as midday host. Sein takes the midday slot currently held by Marty Whitney. No word yet on his status with the station or the company where he also host nights at “Rock 105.3” KIOZ San Diego. iHeartMedia Los Angeles announced today that Tamo Sein will host Middays for ALT 98.7, LA’s New Alternative station. Beginning July 16, Sein will broadcast weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. PT, following LA’s infamous on air morning crew — The Woody Show. “We believe the ALT 98.7 audience will immediately take to Tamo’s relatable and dow...[Read More]

Tamo Sein Moves From WRXL Richmond To WEND Charlotte

As Entercom began operating the iHeartMedia Richmond cluster as part of their pending swap, another staffer is moving to another iHeartMedia cluster. Tamo Sein, who had served as Music Director and Afternoon Host at Alternative “XL 102.1” WRXL, will move to Charlotte to serve as Assistant Program Director/Music Director and Midday Host at Alternative “106.5 The End” WEND. She follows Chuck ‘DZL’ Thompson who jumped from WRXL to WEND as Program Director/Afternoon Host in August. iHeartMedia Charlotte announced today that Tamo Sein has been named Assistant Program Director, Music Director and Midday Host for 106.5 The END, Charlotte’s Alternative Rock, effective immediately. Sein will broadcast from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays on 106.5 The END, including a variety of A...[Read More]

Jack Daniel Out; DZL In At 106.5 The End Charlotte

Another personnel change has taken place at iHeartMedia Charlotte as Alternative “106.5 The End” WEND Salisbury NC loses the only Program Director it has known after 22 years at the helm. Jack Daniel, who has been with WEND since its format debuted in 1995, has exited as PD/Midday host as well as PD of Variety Hits “102.9 The Lake” WLKO weeks shy of his 41st anniversary on-air in the market. Replacing Daniel at WEND is Chuck ‘DZL’ Thompson who currently serves as PD/Midday host at iHeart Alternative “XL 102.1” WRXL Richmond VA. Thompson joined WRXL at the start of 2017 from WEND where he served as APD/Afternoon Host from 2009-2016. iHeartMedia Charlotte has named Chuck “DZL” Thompson as Program Director and Afternoon Host (3-7pm) ...[Read More]

Chuck ‘DZL’ Thompson Named WRXL Program Director

iHeartMedia Alternative “XL 102” WRXL Richmond has appointed Chuck ‘DZL’ Thompson as Program Director/Midday host. Thompson joins WRXL from sister Alternative “106.5 The End” WEND Charlotte, where he has served as APD/afternoon host since 2009. He also has tracked for iHeart’s Premium Choice Alternative and Active Rock stations. He succeeds Dustin Fletcher, who transferred to “Alt 104.9” KLLT St. Louis in November. iHeartMedia announced today that Chuck “DZL” Thompson has been named Program Director and midday host for XL102, Richmond’s Alternative Rock, effective immediately. XL102 has a strong cross-platform presence and broadcasts several popular personalities including Elliot In The Morning, Tamo, Alex Mac and Mel Taylor and produce...[Read More]