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Brett Beshore Named iHeartMedia Indianapolis Market Manager

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]

Mike Killabrew Named SVP/Programming For iHeart Indianapolis

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]

Bob Kevoian Announces Retirement From Bob & Tom Show

While accepting their induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame, Bob & Tom Show co-host Bon Kevoian announced he will retire from the show at the end of December. Kevoian and Tom Griswold have been together since being paired up at WJML Petoskey MI in 1982. A year later they moved to “Q95” 94.7 WFBQ Indianapolis. The duo have since spent 33 years at the now iHeartMedia owned station and entered national syndication in 1995. The show released the following statement: Tonight at Bob and Tom’s induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame, Bob Kevoian announced that he will retire at the end of this year. “When I was a teenager, I was a real smart ass,” Bob Kevoian said in his remarks to the National Radio Hall of Fame. “I didn’t get along ...[Read More]