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Travis Daily Joins Beasley Tampa As OM & WQYK PD

Former iHeartMedia Tampa SVP/Programming Travis Daily has joined Beasley Media Group as Operations Manager for its Tampa cluster and Program Director of Country 99.5 WQYK. Daily spent 17 years at Clear Channel/iHeartMedia spending five as OM/PD/Morning Host at “Y96.9” KCCY Pueblo/Colorado Springs before heading to Tampa in 2005 to launch “US 103.5” WFUS. In 2016 he was promoted to Senior VP/Programming overseeing the company’s Sarasota and Tampa clusters until his exit in October 2017. At WQYK, Daily fills the opening created by Tee Gentry’s return to Beasley’s Augusta GA cluster in December 2017. Beasley Media Group, LLC; a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces Travis Daily has been named as the new cluster Operation...[Read More]

WQYK Tampa OM/PD Tee Gentry Returns To Beasley Media Augusta

Beasley Media has announced that Tee Gentry will relocate from Tampa to return to Augusta GA as Operations Manager for their Augusta GA cluster and Program Director of Country “Kicks 99” 99.5 WKXC. Gentry previously held that position in Augusta prior to moving to Tampa as Operations Manager and Program Director of Country 99.5 WQYK when Beasley closed on its acquisition of the Tampa cluster from CBS Radio in December 2014. Gentry follows Kent Dunn back to Augusta as Dunn recently returned to that market after serving as VP/Market Manager in Tampa. With Gentry’s return to Augusta, Chris O’Kelly will step down from the OM/PD duties but remain with the company as Assistant Program Director/Music Director and midday host on WKXC. Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Be...[Read More]

WQYK Adds To Morning Show

Beasley Country 99.5 WQYK Tampa has added Marc Jason to its morning show. Jason joins the station from CBS Alternative “X107.5” KXTE Las Vegas where he was hosting mornings as “Marco”. He has previously worked at Cumulus Hot AC “Mix 107.3” WRQX as well as stations in Atlanta, Indianapolis, and Nashville. He joins incumbent co-hosts Veronica Alfaro and Kevin Ebel and fills the gap created by the death of Dave McKay in August. Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) today announced “Marc” (Marc Jason) has joined Veronica and Kevin on the WQYK Morning Show, 5 a.m.-10 a.m., Mondays through Fridays. “It’s a great feeling to start this new year with Marc on the QYK morning team with Veronica and Kevin...[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]