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People Moves 5/11: Morning Show Out At Northshore 104.9

Westport Broadcasting AC “Northshore 104.9” WBOQ Gloucester MA has parted ways with morning hosts Dana Hersey and Kevin ‘Mugs’ McGonagle reports Patch.com. Hersey is a longtime personality in the Boston market best known as host of “The Movie Loft” on WSBK-TV. Sam Hill is stepping down as midday host at Entercom Hot AC “Alice 105.9” KALC Denver to focus on her duties as Program Director of Classic Rock “99.5 The Mountain” KQMT and as Music Director of KALC. Entercom is taking applications for the midday opening here. Dispatch Broadcasting Sports “97.1 The Fan” WBNS-FM Columbus OH has hired Beau Bishop and James Laurinaitis as its new 10am-12pm hosts. Bishop previously worked at the station and sister WBNS-TV from 2007-...[Read More]

1460 The Fan Columbus Moves To FM

Dispatch Media Group has flipped Hot AC “Mix 97.1” WBNS-FM Columbus, OH to Sports as “97.1 The Fan” simulcasting sister station 1460 WBNS. “The Fan” is the flagship station of the NHL Columbus Blue Jackets and Ohio State University as well as the local affiliate for the Cleveland Indians. The station carries the ESPN Radio network outside of a 12-2pm show hosted by Mike Ricordati and Scott Torgerson and a 4-7pm show hosted by Bruce Hooley, former NFL player Chris Spielman, and ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit. Meanwhile, across town Clear Channel has flipped Talk 1230 WYTS to Sports as “Fox Sports 1230”.