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Chris Wegmann Named Entercom New Orleans Market Manager

Entercom has announced that former Radio One Radio Division President Chris Wegmann will come out of retirement to serve as Vice President and Market Manager for its New Orleans cluster. Wegmann fills to opening created by the retirement of Chris Claus earlier this month. The 40 year radio veteran will oversee News/Talk 870 WWL/105.3 WWL-FM, Classic Rock “95.7 The Bayou” WKBU, CHR “B97” 97.1 WEZB, AC “Magic 101.9” WLMG, and Urban AC “Hot 103.7” 1350 WWWL/103.7 W279DF. Wegmann retired from his position at Radio One in April 2016. Prior to being promoted to President of the radio division in November 2013, he was a Regional VP overseeing Atlanta, Baltimore, Philadelphia, St. Louis, and Washington DC for the company. The New Orleans native has a...[Read More]

Corey B Goes From B97 To B96

CBS Radio CHR “B96” 96.3 WBBM-FM Chicago has hired Corey B for its vacant evening slot. Corey joins the station from Entercom’s “B97” 97.1 WEZB New Orleans where he has hosted the same timeslot for the past four years. He also has worked at iHeartMedia’s 93.3 WFLZ Tampa. Corey fills the evening vacancy at WBBM-FM created by Eric Tyler’s quick promotion to afternoons when Stylz & Roman jumped to sister “US 99.5” WUSN for mornings. CBS RADIO Chicago’s WBBM-FM (B96) today announced the hiring of Corey B. as its new evening (7:00PM-12:00Midnight) on-air personality. Corey succeeds Eric Tyler, who was recently promoted as the afternoon host at B96 after former afternoon on-air personalities, Stylz & Roman, moved over to morning dri...[Read More]