Maria Palmer Named Music Director/Night Host At WEND Charlotte

iHeartMedia Alternative “106.5 The End” WEND Salisbury/Charlotte NC has tabbed Maria Palmer as Music Director and night host. Palmer joins WEND from iHeartMedia Washington DC where she was serving as a weekend and fill-in host at Rock “DC 101” WWDC and Country 98.7 WMZQ. She fills the MD role previously held by Tamo Sein prior to her move to “Alt 98.7” KYSR Los Angeles in July. iHeartMedia announced today that Maria Palmer has been named Music Director for iHeartMedia Charlotte and On-Air Host for 106.5 The END, Charlotte’s Alternative Rock, effective immediately. iHeartMedia Charlotte has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital — encompassing six stations comprised of music, tal...[Read More]

Old School 105.3 Charlotte Moves To Urban AC

Urban One has shifted Urban Oldies “Old School 105.3” WOSF Gaffney SC/Charlotte NC to Urban AC “105.3 Old School & R&B“. The move comes with a playlist change from focusing on R&B from the 1970s through 1990s to 1980s through now. No changes to the station’s airstaff which includes the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Chirl Girl in middays, and Eddie Owens in afternoons. Radio One, Inc. announced today that WOSF radio, formerly known as Old School 105.3, Charlotte’s Old School Station is now “105.3, Old School and R&B”. After an extensive research project with adult urban listeners in the Charlotte metro area, Radio One, Inc. recognized the strong demand for contemporary R&B music mixed with old school. Already the kind of station ...[Read More]

Tamo Sein Jumps To Middays At Alt 98.7 Los Angeles

Just months after moving from “XL 102.1” WRXL Richmond to iHeartMedia’s “106.5 The End” WEND Charlotte as APD/MD/Midday host, Tamo Sein is making another big market jump as she joins “Alt 98.7” KYSR Los Angeles as midday host. Sein takes the midday slot currently held by Marty Whitney. No word yet on his status with the station or the company where he also host nights at “Rock 105.3” KIOZ San Diego. iHeartMedia Los Angeles announced today that Tamo Sein will host Middays for ALT 98.7, LA’s New Alternative station. Beginning July 16, Sein will broadcast weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. PT, following LA’s infamous on air morning crew — The Woody Show. “We believe the ALT 98.7 audience will immediately take to Tamo’s relatable and dow...[Read More]

Jack Daniel Joins K104.7 And 94.7 Smoke Charlotte

Former “106.5 The End” WEND Salisbury/Charlotte NC PD/Afternoon Host Jack Daniel is joining Beasley Media AC “K104.7” WKQC and Southern Rock “94.7 Smoke” 1660 WBCN/W234BY Charlotte NC for afternoons starting Monday, April 2. Daniel has been a stalwart in the Charlotte market since 1975. He exited WEND in August 2017 after serving as its Program Director since its launch in 1995. He also served as General Manager for Pyramid Broadcasting’s 95.1 WEDJ, 99.7 WRFX and 610 WAQS, Operations Manager and PD for 96.1 WWMG and 102.9 WLKO, and on-air at multiple other stations. Daniel will host afternoons on both stations. Beasley Media Group, LLC; a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces Jack Daniel has been named as the new Afte...[Read More]

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]

AJ Heads To Channel 96.1/102.9 The Lake Charlotte As Program Director

iHeartMedia Regional Senior Vice President of Programming for St. Louis Region AJ is transferring to Charlotte NC to program CHR “Channel 96.1” WHQC and Variety Hits “102.9 The Lake” WLKO. AJ joined iHeartMedia in 2012 as Senior Vice President of Programming overseeing the company’s Norfolk and Richmond VA stations and programming CHR “Q94” WRVQ and AC “Mix 98.1” WTVR-FM Richmond He then transferred to St. Louis in July 2016 where he oversaw all programming for St. Louis and programmed CHR “Z107.7” KSLZ and Gospel “Hallelujah 1600” KATZ. He has also programmed CHRs 97.1 WBHT Wilkes-Barre, “Kiss 106.7” WKGS Rochester, and “Hot 107.9” WWHT Syracuse during his career. AJ replaces Boomer who h...[Read More]

2017 Post-Christmas Format Change Rundown

Completed Changes Sarasota – iHeartMedia’s former “Sarasota News Radio” 1450 WSDV/103.9 W280EV Sarasota flipped to CHR “103.9 Kiss-FM“. (1/1) Oklahoma City – Cumulus Classic Hits “Fun 96.9” KQOB flips to Variety Hits “Alice 96.9“. (12/31) Buffalo – Hawk Communications Classic Hits 1330 WSPQ Springville signed-off. (12/31) Long Island – With 94.7 WLIX-LP signing off, 93.3 W227CL Coram began rebroadcasting “101.5 The Breeze” W268AN Plainview/93.5 WVIP-HD4 New Rochelle. (12/31) Pittsburgh – Calvary Inc. News 1410 KQV went dark. (12/31) Roanoke – Mel Wheeler Inc. launched Classic Rock “97.3 The Rock Channel” W247AD Roanoke VA. (12/31) Webster MA – Just Because Inc. Country &#...[Read More]

iHeart Goes Up With Christian AC In Charlotte

As we first reported as expected to happen in Daily Domains earlier today, iHeartMedia launched Christian AC “Up 98.7” W254AZ Belmont/Charlotte via 99.7 WRFX-HD2 at 3pm today. W254AZ had been stunting as “Christmas 98.7” since November 1 following the end of Marta Media’s lease of the translator. The new Christian AC format becomes the third format option in the market joining EMF’s “K-Love” on 91.9 WRCM Wingate and Radio Training Network’s “Joy-FM” 96.5 W243BY Charlotte/98.3 W252BU Gastonia. Original Report 11/1: iHeartMedia has launched “Christmas 98.7” W254AZ Belmont/Charlotte NC via 99.7 WRFX-HD2. Positioned as “Charlotte’s Commercial-Free Christmas”, the translator will serve to chip away a...[Read More]

Tamo Sein Moves From WRXL Richmond To WEND Charlotte

As Entercom began operating the iHeartMedia Richmond cluster as part of their pending swap, another staffer is moving to another iHeartMedia cluster. Tamo Sein, who had served as Music Director and Afternoon Host at Alternative “XL 102.1” WRXL, will move to Charlotte to serve as Assistant Program Director/Music Director and Midday Host at Alternative “106.5 The End” WEND. She follows Chuck ‘DZL’ Thompson who jumped from WRXL to WEND as Program Director/Afternoon Host in August. iHeartMedia Charlotte announced today that Tamo Sein has been named Assistant Program Director, Music Director and Midday Host for 106.5 The END, Charlotte’s Alternative Rock, effective immediately. Sein will broadcast from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays on 106.5 The END, including a variety of A...[Read More]

Cameron Moore Joins Kiss 95.1 Charlotte For Middays

Beasley Media CHR “Kiss 95.1” WNKS Charlotte has brought in Cameron Moore as its new midday host starting Monday, October 16. The North Carolina native joins WNKS from Midwest Family Broadcasting’s Springfield MO where she served as Imaging Director and hosted middays at Rhythmic CHR “92.9 The Beat” KOSP and afternoons at Country “105.1 The Bull” KOMG. Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces Cameron Moore has been named as the new Midday On-Air Personality from 10am-3pm on KISS 95.1 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She will officially begin her new position on Monday, October 16th, 2017. Born and raised in Winston-Salem, NC, Moore most recently worked at Midwest Family Broadcasting’s Top 40 and...[Read More]

Melany Myers Takes Middays At K104.7 Charlotte

Beasley Media AC “K104.7” WKQC Charlotte has appointed Melany Myers as midday host. Myers previously spent sixteen years at iHeartMedia Charlotte where she was at Classic Rock “99.7 The Fox” WRFX and part of the Woody & Wilcox show on Alternative “106.5 The End” WEND. She also spent a few years in middays and afternoons at Alpha Media Rock “Fox 102.3” WMFX Columbia SC. Myers replaces Brenda Matthews who exited in the midday daypart. Beasley Media Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: BBGI) announces Melany Myers has been named as the new Midday On-Air Personality from 10AM-2PM at K 104.7 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She officially began her new position on September 18, 2017. Myers has over 17 years of on a...[Read More]

Carolina Panthers GM Turns WZGV LMA Into Purchase

HRN Broadcasting is selling Sports “730 The Game” WZGV Cramerton/Charlotte NC and the CP to move 104.5 W283AR Higgston GA to 97.5 in Charlotte to Marty Hurney’s 2G Media Inc. for $900,000. Hurney was General Manager of the NFL’s Carolina Panthers from 2002-2012 before returning this summer as Interim GM through the completion of the upcoming season. After exiting the first time he joined WZGV as a host in June 2014 and then began operating the station via Time Brokerage Agreement in January 2015. Before making the move to football management in the 1980s, Hurney was a sportswriter for the Washington Times.

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