Tamara Gant has announced her exit from her position as producer/co-host of the syndicated Michael Baisden Show to join Entercom AC “101.5 Lite-FM” WLYF Miami as morning co-host starting Monday, January 22. The move to WLYF will reunite her with incumbent co-host Julie Guy, where they were known as “Those 2 Girls in The Morning” on Cox Media Group AC “97.3 The Coast” WFLC from 2006 to 2012. New WLYF Program Director Andy Holt served as WFLC Program Director during part of that timeframe. No word on the status of Guy’s current co-host Evelyn Curry. Doug Podell, who exited afternoons at Beasley Media Classic Rock 94.7 WCSX Detroit in November after 23 years with the company, has joined Cumulus Country “Nash-FM 93.1” WDRQ for weekends star...[Read More]
Cumulus Media Country “Nash-FM 93.1” WDRQ Detroit has appointed Jessica Tyler as Assistant Program Director/Music Director and Midday host. Tyler spent the past four years as APD/Morning Co-Host at SummitMedia Country “Q103.1” WQNU Lousiville. She also spent five years as MD/Morning co-host at 98.1 WCTK Providence RI and worked at WPKX Springfield MA. She fills the opening created by the departure of Jessica Poxson last month. Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed Jessica Tyler as for NASH FM 93.1/WDRQ-FM in Detroit. Tyler will also be On-Air Host of the 10am-2pm show weekdays on the station starting December 15th. Tyler joins Cumulus Media-Detroit from Q103.1/WQNU in Louisville, KY, where she served as Assistant Program Director and Morning Co-Host for the ...[Read More]
Cumulus Country “Nash-FM 93.1” WDRQ Detroit has promoted Dave Fuller to afternoon host. Fuller, who joined WDRQ in May for weekends/fill-ins, succeeds Robby Bridges who is now hosting afternoons at sister Hot AC 96.3 WDVD. Prior to joining WDRQ, Fuller hosted nights at CBS Classic Hits 104.3 WOMC. He has also worked at Country 99.5 WYCD, CHR “Channel 95.5” WKQI, and WDRQ during its previous CHR incarnation in the Detroit market. Cumulus Media announces that it has promoted Detroit radio veteran Dave Fuller as Host of Afternoon Drive on NASH FM 93.1 WDRQ, which airs weekdays from 2:00-7:00 p.m. EST. Fuller hosted early afternoons on WDRQ from 1999-2004 before returning to the station in a part-time/swing capacity in May. A Detroit native, he has previously been an on...[Read More]
Cumulus Country “93.1 Nash-FM” WDRQ Detroit has appointed Jessica Poxson as Assistant Program Director. Poxson has been hosting “The Jess Show” middays at WDRQ since September 2015 and will continue in the that role. She has been with Cumulus Detroit since 2010 starting in promotions and has also done news at 760 WJR, and traffic and local inserts during America’s Morning Show on WDRQ. Cumulus Media announces that it has promoted NASH FM 93.1/WDRQ-FM Midday Host Jessica Poxson to Assistant Program Director, effective immediately. In her new role, Poxson will report to Detroit Director of FM Programming Robby Bridges and Cumulus Media-Detroit Operations Manager Mike Wheeler. She will continue as On-Air Host of “The Jess Show” weekdays from 10AM-2PM on NASH FM 9...[Read More]
Following the addition of eleven more Nash-FM branded stations this week, Cumulus is beginning the national roll-out of the Blair Garner led “America’s Morning Show”. As first reported by Fybush.com, America’s Morning Show will begin airing on 19 additional Nash branded stations on Monday, February 10. The stations adding the program are: 92.3 WRKN New Orleans 92.9 WLXX Lexington 93.1 WDRQ Detroit 94.1 WNNF Cincinnati 94.5 WTNR Grand Rapids 94.9 WKOR-FM Columbus MS 95.1 WFBE Flint 96.9 WIWF Charleston 97.9 KQFC Boise 97.9 WXTA Erie 101.1 KRMD-FM Shreveport 102.7 WHKR Melbourne FL 102.7 WXBM Pensacola 103.3 WKDF Nashville 104.9 WKOS Johnson City 105.5 WNZB Fort Walton Beach 106.5 WLFF Myrtle Beach 106.7 WZCY Harrisburg 107.1 WPSK Pulaski, VA The nineteen stations joi...[Read More]
At 9:31am, Cumulus flipped Variety Hits “93.1 Doug-FM” WDRQ Detroit to Country “Nash-FM 93.1“. Currently playing non-stop Country Christmas music, the long rumored move gives direct format competition to CBS’ 99.5 WYCD. The station will play Christmas music through the holidays before launching its Country format. WDRQ ranked 18th in the Detroit market with a 2.5 share in the November Nielsen PPM ratings. WYCD led the Detroit market with a 7.9 share.