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Wittmayer VP/MM at Cumulus/SF
Cumulus appoints Justin Wittmayer as Vice President/Market Manager for the company's San Francisco cluster. Wittmayer was most recently Vice President/Sales for Clear Channel Miami. Prior to that, he was GSM for Clear Channel San Francisco, MM for Clear Channel San Jose, and DOS for Clear Channel San Jose. More

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CCME/Minneapolis Appoints Giessinger GSM
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Minneapolis has named 23-year radio veteran Grant Giessinger as General Sales Manager for the market's seven-station cluster, effective immediately. Giessinger, who joins Clear Channel from CBS Radio in More

CCME/San Antonio Names Gosselin KAJA-KRPT PD
Clear Channel/San Antonio names Don Gosselin as Program Director of Country KAJA-FM (KJ 97) and Classic Country KRPT-FM (92.5 K-BUC), effective September 29. He joins the duo from the company's co-owned cluster in New Orleans, where he served as the More

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FOX Sports Debuts in New Orleans on 1280 AM
Clear Channel/New Orleans flips Spanish Sports WODT-AM (ESPN DePortes 1280) to FOX Sports 1280 AM, effective immediately. The station will now air FSR's lineup, including Jay Mohr Sports, Steve Gorman Sports!, FOX Sports Daybreak with Andy Furman & Mike North and JT "The Brick," in addition to the network's weekend programming. More

Jackson Appointed WFBC-WSPA/Greenville PD
Veteran programmer and market native Dave Jackson (aka SupaDave) is appointed Program Director of CHR WFBC-FM (B93.7) and AAA WSPA-FM (Magic 98.9)/Greenville, SC, effective immediately. He joins the Entercom duo from crosstown SummitMedia, where programmed three stations of its stations. "I'm pleased and excited to have SupaDave More

AudioHQ Enters Digital Audio Ad Sales Market
AudioHQ, a digital audio ad sales company, has entered the digital audio advertising marketplace. The company is focused on developing a premium and exclusive advertising platform that connects advertisers with digital audio ad inventory and integration opportunities. AudioHQ's is headed by founder/CEO Matt Cutair, who previously held More

WZLR/Dayton Offers Commercial Free Weekends
Cox Media Group's WZLR-FM (95.3 The Eagle)/Dayton will air commercial-free on Saturdays and Sundays, reports the Dayton Daily News. "I don't know of any other station in America that is doing this," VP/Marketing & Branding Nick Roberts told the newspaper. The Eagle will air commercial-free weekends starting at midnight on More

AGM Restructures Albuquerque Management Team
American General Media has announced a restructured management team for its Albuquerque cluster. Effective immediately, Bill Kruger will serve as Regional Director, overseeing all stations and related business activities for the Albuquerque and Santa Fe groups as well as his continued oversight of the stations in the Four Corners More

Fowler Joins WAY-FM/Charleston as Station Manager
Bryan Fowler is appointed Station Manager of Christian WAYA-FM (WAY-FM)/Charleston, SC, effective September 22. Fowler had previously served as General Manager of WEMM AM & FM/Huntington, WV. Before joining WEMM, he was General Regional Manager of Positive Alternative Radio based in Blacksburg, VA. Southeast Regional Manager More

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SiriusXM today announced that "Joel Osteen Radio," the new exclusive channel headlined by the renowned spiritual and inspirational figure, will launch Monday, September 29, on SiriusXM channel 128. Osteen, the Senior Pastor of Lakewood Church, America's largest Christian congregation, will open the channel with a special Town Hall More

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Cumulus/Chicago Rolls Out New Lineup on The Loop
Cumulus/Chicago announces that Classic Rock WLUP-FM (97.9 The Loop) is changing lanes with a completely new weekday line-up that features veteran personalities Tim Virgin, Lyndsey Marie and Pyke. In addition, the station says it has begun a nationwide search for its next morning personality. Out are Loop vets Patrick Capone and Maxwell, More

SMBs Spend More on Social Media Vs. Any Category
In the latest wave of BIA/Kelsey's "Local Commerce Monitor," an ongoing study of the advertising behaviors of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), 74.5% of SMBs reported using social media to promote their businesses -- more than any other category of media. Facebook dominates SMB usage, with 55.1% of SMBs reporting they have a More

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Veteran Tampa Bay broadcaster Jesse Kage will be joining the morning show on WHFS-FM (Sports Radio 98.7 The Fan). The announcement comes from Program Director John O'Connell and the appointment is effective September 15. He joins co-host Kirk McEwen along with Roxanne Wilder and Special Ed on the new Kirk & Kage
Mark Feather to Exit WEHP (Happi 92.7)/Erie as PD
Mark Feather resigns as Program Director/afternoons for CHR WEHP-FM (Happi 92.7)/Erie, PA, effective September 19. He previously programmed Rhythmic CHR KWYD-FM (WiLD 101), Adult Hits KSRV-FM (96.1 Bob FM) and Hot AC KZMG-FM (The New My 102-7)/Boise, ID. Feather's previous programming stops include Kansas City, Bakersfield,

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