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Diaz Named KLIF-FM/Dallas PD
Cumulus Dallas announces that Louie Diaz has been appointed Program Director of Top 40 station KLIF-FM (i93.3) effective immediately. Diaz was most recently Program Director of Alpha Broadcasting's KBFF and KUPL in Portland, OR. A native of Queens, NY, he started his radio career at the age of 16 at WPLJ-FM in New York City, where More

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Clear Channel Rolls Out ''ALT 107.3'' in Wichita
Clear Channel/Wichita flips Classic Rock KTHR-FM to Alternative as "ALT 107.3," effective immediately. The new station will air artists such as The Black Keys, Kings of Leon, Jack White along with Coldplay, Pearl Jam, Green Day, Imagine Dragons and More

Jason La Canfora Joins WJZ/Baltimore Afternoons
CBS Sports "NFL Insider" and analyst Jason La Canfora joins CBS Radio's Sports WJZ-FM (105.7 The Fan)/Baltimore's Scott Garceau Show with Jeremy Conn from 2-6pm beginning on September 2. La Canfora is a Baltimore native and joined CBS Sports as the More

NAB Sees Obstacles for Filing Station Public Files
The National Association of Broadcasters has filed comments with the FCC in response to the Public Notice that would require the Commission to initiate a rulemaking to expand to cable and satellite systems the requirement that public and political More

WEEI/Boston Expands NFL Coverage
Sports Radio 93.7 WEEI and the WEEI Sports Radio Network today announced their final line-up of 2014-15 NFL analysts. The group of on-air contributors is the most extensive in the station's history and includes both present and future hall-of-famers as well as some of the most respected NFL journalists in the country. Returning to More

Paul Shaffer Reveals Future Plans After Letterman
Paul Shaffer, David Letterman's musical director and sidekick for the past 32 years, opened up about his future plans for life after Letterman in a recent Rolling Stone article. "I'm not retiring, as many people have assumed," Shaffer said. "I gotta keep playing and want to keep making music. I'm excited about the fact that after More

Lineup Changes at 102.5 The Bone/Tampa, Bubba Out
Cox Media Group/Tampa is redesigning its daily program lineup on WHPT-FM (102.5 The Bone), which drops Bubba the Love Sponge from mornings beginning Tuesday, September 2. The new lineup will include the Mike Calta Show in morning drive (6-10am), The Billy Madison Show (10am-noon), the Shannon Burke Show (noon-3pm), "In Your Face with More

CC Flips KMYT/Temecula to AAA as ''Radio 94.5''
Clear Channel flips Smooth Jazz KMYT-FM/Riverside and the Temecula Valley to AAA as "Radio 94.5." The station will continue to offer Smooth Jazz programming on Sunday Mornings with local host Greg Cozzo. Radio 94.5 will feature local talent in its new lineup with Dwight Arnold airing in morning drive and Josh Healy in afternoons. More

WSKX/Portsmouth Flips to Country as ''95.3 The Bull''
Clear Channel flips Adult Hits WSKX-FM/Portsmouth, NH, to Country as "95.3 The Bull," with the slogan "The Seacoast's New Hit Country." The station will run commercial-free through the Labor Day weekend. Premiere's syndicated Bones Show will begin airing in mornings, beginning September 2. Tim Moore remains as the station's Program More

Report: Facebook Dominants Social Media
NuVoodoo Media Services has released additional findings from its fourth and latest NuVoodoo Ratings Prospects Study. The company interviewed nearly 1100 respondents, ages 14-54, in all PPM markets to update NuVoodoo's insights on emerging social media platforms. According to their research Facebook is still the social media outlet of More

Greg Smith WDVD & WDRQ/Detroit VP/Sales
Cumulus Detroit announces that 19-year Detroit radio veteran Greg Smith has been named Vice President, Sales for WDVD and WDRQ. Smith comes to Cumulus from Greater Media Detroit, and prior to that served CBS Radio in Detroit for 17 years. The appointment is effective immediately. Gary Pizzati, Senior Vice President for Cumulus said, More

Chris King Takes PD/Mornings at WMIM/Monroe MI
Cumulus Toledo/Monroe has appointed Chris King as Program Director and Morning Show Host for My 98.3 WMIM. Chris was formerly Assistant Program Director and Promotions Director for WCKY-FM in Findlay, OH. He has also held on-air positions with Blanchard Valley Broadcasting at 100.5 FM WKXA and 106.3 The Fox, and most recently, was an More

Bill Lynch Names CCME/Monterey VP/Market Manager
32-year radio vet Bill Lynch joins Clear Channel's five-station cluster in Monterey-Salinas as VP/Market Manager, effective September 2. He replaces Rhonda McCormack, who is now GM at Country KSJO-FM (NASH FM 92.3)/San Francisco. Most recently, he was General Manager for Momentum/Visalia, CA, since Alpril, 2013. Previously, More

Mike Bennett Joins Envision's America Weekend
Envision Networks announces that 42-year veteran broadcaster and WHUD-FM/New York morning host Mike Bennett will join the all new America Weekend lineup. Bennett will debut his new program on August 30 and will continue to host Saturday mornings from 9am to noon. In addition to Bennett, the new lineup also includes host Ed Kalegi, Smith More

Former Skywatch Traffic Reporter Gattuso Charged
Former Skywatch Traffic reporter Ryan Gattuso (aka Ryan O'Brien) is in hot water. According to Salem Virginia Police Detective Daniel M. Crouse, a warrant was obtained against Gattuso for "obtaining money by false pretense." Other charges have been sent to the Roanoke County Commonwealth Attorney. Skywatch ousted Gattuso last April for More

UMass Sports Adds WXKS-AM/Boston for Coverage
The University of Massachusetts Department of Athletics, in conjunction with multimedia rights holder UMass Sports Properties and Learfield Sports, announced a three-year radio deal with Clear Channel News/Talk WXKS-AM (Bloomberg Radio 1200)/Boston. Beginning with the 2014-15 athletic season, the station will air all UMass football games More

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Lisa Ann Walter Exits KFI/Los Angeles Weekends
KFI-AM/Los Angeles weekend host Lisa Ann Walter exited the Clear Channel News/Talk outlet after three years hosting Saturdays and Sundays from 4-6pm. Prior to joining KFI in May, 2011, she guest hosted at the station for several weeks before becoming a permanent host. Walter is also an actress, comedienne, writer and
Mark Willard Exits KSPN-AM/Los Angeles as Host
Mark Willard exits Sports KSPN-AM (ESPN Los Angeles 710 AM)/Los Angeles where he was anchoring mornings and hosting the "ESPNLA Now" from 10am-noon. The veteran sportscast joined the station in 2008. He previously served as a co-host with Tony Bruno at Sporting News Radio and was morning co-host and the now defunct Sports
Kent Sterling Afternoon Host at WXNT/Indianapolis
Kent Sterling joins WXNT-AM (CBS Sports 1430)/Indianapolis as host of the Entercom Sports outlet's afternoon show, becoming the market's third local sports/talk show in afternoons. Sterling replaces syndicated Doug Gottlieb Show. He previously worked for crosstown Emmis' local cluster, helping to launch WFNI (1070 The Fan) in
Brian Mo Joins WFRE/Frederick as Afternoon Co-Host
Country WFRE-FM Frederick, MD, taps Brian Mo as co-host of the "Free Country Free Ride" afternoon show, beginning Monday, September 8. He's inbound from from WSLC-FM/Roanoke, VA, and teams with co-host Dave Conrad. Mo replaces co-host and traffic reporter Paula Young, who's opted to leave the station to start her own business.
WJSE/Atlantic City to Launch New Morning Show
Alternative WJSE-FM/Atlantic City, NJ, will launch "That Damn Morning Show" with DJ Tanner and Mark Thompson, beginning September 2. The new morning program will, showcase new music, Classic Alternative on "Throw Back Thursday" and speaking to recording artists when they are in the area. Former morning host Rich Russo moves to

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KFI-AM/Los Angeles weekend host Lisa Ann Walter exited the Clear Channel News/Talk outlet after three years hosting Saturdays and Sundays from 4-6pm. Prior to joining KFI in May, 2011, she guest hosted at the station for several weeks before becoming a permanent host. Walter is also an actress, comedienne, writer and TV series creator. She has appeared in such films as "The Parent Trap," "Bruce Almighty," and "War of the Worlds."

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