Entercom Country “Y108” 107.9 WDSY Pittsburgh has announced the addition of two co-hosts to their “Broadway’s Backyard” morning show. Former WDSY and “100.7 Star” WBZZ parttimer and promotions assistant Jade and “93.7 The Fan” KDKA-FM and News/Talk 1020 KDKA Board Operator Cowboy Curt gave joined Bill ‘Broadway’ Burt as co-hosts. Broadway joined WDSY in October. Entercom, the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content in the United States, announced today that Jade and Cowboy Curt have joined Broadway as cohosts on morning show “Broadway’s Backyard” on 107.9 FM Y108 (WDSY-FM). “Broadway’s Backyard” debuted on Y108 during the fall of 2017 and airs weekday mornings from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. ET. “Broadway, Jade and Cowboy C...[Read More]
CBS Radio Country “Y108” 107.9 WDSY Pittsburgh has filled its morning opening with the addition of “Broadway’s Backyard” starting October 9. Broadway joins WDSY after exiting iHeartMedia’s “Country 92.5” WWYZ Hartford CT in June. He also has hosted nights at iHeart’s “B93.7” WBCT, nights and mornings at CHR 104.5 WSNX in Grand Rapids, nights at CHR “Z107.7” KSLZ St. Louis and mornings at CBS’ “99.9 Kiss Country” WKIS Miami. Broadway’s Backyard fills the opening created by the exit of Ally Butler and Andy Davis in June.
CBS Radio continues its cutbacks as Country “Y108” 107.9 WDSY Pittsburgh lets go of morning hosts Ally Butler and Andy Davis. Butler and Davis had been paired in mornings in February 2016. Butler had been with the station prior to that since 2009 in the midday slot. Davis joined the station for the show’s launch as producer/co-host and is also a locally based Country artist. No replacements have been named as of yet.
CBS Radio Pittsburgh has elevated Mark Anderson to Vice President of Programming. Anderson was Operations Manager for the cluster and Program Director for Hot AC “100.7 Star” WBZZ and Country “Y108” 107.9 WDSY. Jim Graci will continue in his role as PD of News/Talk 1020 KDKA and Sports “93.7 The Fan” KDKA-FM. CBS RADIO Pittsburgh has elevated Mark Anderson to Vice President, Programming, effective immediately, up from his current role as Pittsburgh Operations Manager and Program Director of WBZZ-FM and WDSY-FM. Anderson will continue to report to Michael Young, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS RADIO Pittsburgh. The market includes four radio stations including KDKA-AM, KDKA-FM, WBZZ-FM, and WDSY-FM. In his newly expanded role as Vice Preside...[Read More]
The CBS hits keep coming with the dismissal of Rod Zimmerman and Mark Day from their positions leading the Chicago cluster for the company. As first reported by Robert Feder, Zimmerman has served as Senior Vice President and Market Manager since 2003. He had worked for CBS since 1978 including stints overseeing WBBM Chicago, KMOX St. Louis, and WWJ Detroit. Mark Day was Vice President/Director of Sales since 2012 and previously a General Sales Manager. Update 1/6: Over the holiday break names of more people affected by the end of 2015 budget cuts at CBS Radio became known. Among those exiting the company are: Pat Carroll, who had been with News 880 WCBS New York since 1995 and in mornings since 1996. Wayne Cabot moves from afternoons to mornings to join Paul Murnane. Michael Wallace become...[Read More]
The names of the people who have been cut from CBS Radio in the past week continue to make their way out. Sports 560 WQAM Miami has dropped Adam Kuperstein and former Miami Dolphin Channing Crowder from their 1-3pm show. Orlando “Big O” Alzugaray adds an additional hour to run 10am-2pm, Marc Hochman with Zach Krantz slides up an hour to run 2-6pm, while Alex Donno will host 6-10pm. PBRTV.com reports on some names let go in Pittsburgh. Morning co-host Jimmy Roach is out at Country “Y108” 107.9 WDSY. Hot AC “100.7 Star” WBZZ loses veteran midday host Scott Alexander and night host Lindsay. Update 7/15: More names from the CBS cuts: In Los Angeles, Freddy Snakeskin is out as PD/on-air at “ROQ Of The 80’s” KROQ-HD2 and “Jack Of All Tr...[Read More]
CBS Country “Y107.9” WDSY Pittsburgh APD/MD/Afternoon Host Stoney Richards has announced he will step down as of September 10 to dedicate more time to his acting career. Richards has been with WDSY for the past eighteen years, but will remain with the station for guest appearances and with sister News/Talk 1020 KDKA on his weekend “Live From The Centre”. Richards has a long acting resume dating back to the 1980s and includes appearances in such projects as Predator 2, Three Men And A Little Lady, and most recently in 2013’s Out Of The Furnace. The following CBS memo was sent to us making the announcement: Some of you may be aware that Stoney Richards has enjoyed acting over past several years, and has appeared on both the big and small screens from time to tim...[Read More]