Beasley Media Variety Hits “95.7 Ben-FM” WBEN-FM Philadelphia will debut a new morning show hosted by Matt Cord and Kristen Herrmann on Tuesday, January 3. Cord joins WBEN-FM from sister Rock 93.3 WMMR where he has hosted nights since 2005. He also hosted afternoons at Alternative “Y100” WPLY. Herrmann is Production Director for WBEN-FM and hosted middays at the station. The duo replace Marilyn Russell, who exited when Beasley took over the station from Greater Media in November. Overnighter Jacky Bam Bam will move to nights at WMMR.
Joe Bell is returning to Beasley Media as Market Manager for the company’s Philadelphia operations. Bell ran Beasley Miami from 1999 through the sale of its cluster to CBS in 2014. He exited CBS in July 2015 and later joined Brewer Media Chattanooga in the same role. Prior to coming to Miami, Bell served as GM of 680 WPTF Raleigh. Bell will oversee a cluster that includes Rock 93.3 WMMR, Variety Hits “95.7 Ben-FM” WBEN-FM, Sports “97.5 The Fanatic” WPEN, Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK, Sports 610 WTEL, Christian 800 WTMR, and Brokered Talk 860 WWDB. Beasley Media Group, Inc. a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) has announced the company has hired Joe Bell as Market Manager of Beasley’s Philadelphia Market. “It’s tremendously exciting to ...[Read More]