Beasley Media AC “Mix 99.5” WJBR-FM Wilmington DE has announced its new on-air lineup. Michael Waite, who previously spent 18 years at the station from 1993-2011, will return to host mornings with Jessie Micchelli. In his previous term with WJBR-FM, Waite held multiple positions including General Manager, Program Director, VP/Operations, and on-air host. Micchelli joins the station from iHeartMedia Wilmington where she served as a producer. Program Director Rich DeSisto will take the afternoon slot from 3-7pm while the syndicated Delilah remains in nights. Beasley relaunched WJBR-FM as “Mix 99.5” on December 26. Beasley Media Group, LLC, a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces the launch of The New MIX 99.5 WJBR-FM in Wilmington, Delaw...[Read More]
Beasley Media AC 99.5 WJBR-FM Wilmington DE has come out of the holiday season with a new name. Now calling itself “Mix 99.5“, the rebranding of WJBR comes as the station recently appointed Rich DeSisto as Program Director. A new airstaff is pending as the station has openings in mornings, middays, and afternoons with the syndicated Delilah at night. Along with the move, WJBR seems to be slightly expanding its marketing presence beyond the Delaware state line. With a signal that covers most of Philadelphia and its suburbs, the station has replaced all references of Delaware with Delaware Valley.
Beasley Media AC 99.5 WJBR-FM Wilmington DE has appointed Rich DeSisto as Program Director. Desisto joins WJBR from sister Variety Hits “95.7 Ben-FM” WBEN-FM Philadelphia where he served as Assistant Program Director and Afternoon host as well as weekend host at sister Classic Rock 102.9 WMGK. He has also programmed WAMX/WFXN Huntington WV and 103.7 WMGM Atlantic City NJ during his career and spent ten years as Production Director at Rock 94.1 WYSP Philadelphia. With DeSisto’s entrance, previous Program Director and morning host Charlie Maxx and co-host John Hanson have departed the station. The duo produced a farewell video to their listeners from a local Dunkin Donuts after being notified. Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:...[Read More]
Beasley Media has appointed AJ Lurie as its new VP/Market Manager for AC 99.5 WJBR Wilmington DE and Gospel 800 WTMR Camden NJ. Lurie comes to Wilmington from Fort Myers FL where he has worked since 2007 and served as Director of Sales since 2014. He succeeds Matt Smith, who was overseeing WJBR and Beasley’s three Philadelphia AMs until the acquisition of Greater Media and hiring of Joe Bell to oversee that market. Smith will concurrently move to Philadelphia as General Sales Manager for Sports “97.5 The Fanatic” WPEN-FM, “610 Sports” WTEL, and Talk 860 WWDB. Beasley Media Group, Inc. a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) has promoted AJ Lurie to Vice President/Market Manager, in Wilmington, Delaware. AJ has served as Director of Sales f...[Read More]