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People Moves 1/29: Jeff Miles Joins WOMC Detroit As Interim Morning Host

Jeff Miles has found a temporary gig as interim morning host at Entercom Classic Hits 104.3 WOMC Detroit. Miles, the former morning host at 102.5 WKLB Boston and “Y100” KCYY San Antonio will fill the slot created by the departure of Bobby Mitchell and Stacey DuFord at the end of 2017 until a new show is in place. Miles has also hosted middays at Cumulus CHR “Q100” WWWQ Atlanta and afternoons at 95.5 WPLJ New York during his career. Beasley Media Urban “Power 98” 97.9 WPEG Concord/Charlotte NC has promoted Music Director/Morning co-host Brian ‘Mr. Incognito’ Robinson to Assistant Program Director. Beasley Media Group, LLC, a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces Brian “Mr. Incognito” Robinson has been promoted to...[Read More]

WBAV/WPEG Charlotte Revamp On-Air Lineups

Beasley Media Urban “Power 98” 97.9 WPEG Concord and Urban AC “V101.9” WBAV Gastonia/Charlotte have made changes to their on-air lineups. At WPEG, MD/afternoon host Brian ‘Mr. Incognito’ Robinson moves to mornings as part of the “Maddhouse Morning Show”. He will be supplanted in afternoons by local music promoter John ‘Sport E. Odie‘ Adams. Rounding out the changes, WPEG brings Ya Girl Nikki in for nights from weekends at sister “Foxy 99.1” WZFX Fayetteville. At WBAV, all dayparts other than the syndicated Steve Harvey Morning Show will see new occupants although the station will bring former afternoon host Derrick ‘Fly Ty’ Jacobs back to host local morning inserts. Music Director Cortney Hicks will move fr...[Read More]

Jeff Anderson Named OM/PD Of WBAV/WPEG Charlotte

Beasley Media has named Jeff Anderson as Operations Manage/Program Director for Urban “Power 98” 97.9 WPEG and Urban AC “V101.9” WBAV Charlotte NC. Anderson rejoins Beasley from Radio-One Richmond where he served in the same position. He began his programming career at Beasley’s “Foxy 99” 99.1 WZFX Fayetteville in the 1990s. He succeeds Jamilliah ‘Jam’ Muhammad, who exited in May. Beasley Media Group Charlotte has welcomed Jeff Anderson to the position of Operations Manager/ Program Director of legendary hip-hop station WPEG/Power 98 and Urban AC WBAV/V101.9. On Monday, Sept 12, Jeff will return to Beasley, where he began his radio career at 99.1 WZFX-FM, Fayetteville, NC. More than two decades ago. Jeff’s career path has taken him arou...[Read More]

CBS And Beasley Swap Philadelphia/Miami For Charlotte/Tampa

CBS Radio and Beasley Broadcasting have agreed to exchange 19 stations in four markets. CBS will acquire five stations from Beasley: Country 92.5 WXTU and Rhythmic CHR “Wired 96.5” WRDW-FM Philadelphia along with Sports 560 WQAM, Rhythmic CHR “Power 96” WPOW-FM, and Country “99.9 Kiss Country” WKIS in Miami. Heading to Beasley are fourteen stations including CBS’ entire Charlotte and Tampa clusters: CHR “Kiss 95.1” WNKS, Urban “Power 98” 97.9 WPEG, Urban AC “V101.9” WBAV, Country “The New 103.7” WSOC, AC “K104.7” WKQC, Sports “610 The Fan” WFNZ, and Sports “CBS Sports Radio 1660” WBCN Charlotte, Spanish CHR “Maxima 92.5” WYUU, Rhythmic CHR “Wild 94...[Read More]