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Cox Media Group/Tampa names John E. Kage as its new Director of Branding for CHR WPOI-FM (Hot 101.5). Additionally, the Director of Branding and Programming for Alternative WSUN-FM (97X) will report to Kage. Previously, Kage spent the past 15 years with CHR KQKS-FM (KS1075)/Denver, most recently as PD More

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Intune Media announces the release of veteran Seattle radio air personality Bob Rivers' "Twisted Tunes" app, and a new version of the "Bob Rivers' Twisted Christmas" app, both for the new Apple TV platform. The app has been available on the iOS More

Coast To Coast AM to Offer Live Holiday Programming
Premiere Networks is offering a long-standing "Coast to Coast AM" tradition, as listeners will be hear live, holiday-themed programming, including music, special guest appearances, open lines and surprises on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas More

Emmis/NY Keeps Listener at the Forefront of Radio
Emmis/New York announced Tuesday that in 2016 it "aims to perfect that craft through its major day-part programming, immense digital and social presence and unique ability to produce outstanding events." The company says that all factors lead back to the keeper of radio, the audience and the ability to grow with and adjust with them, in More

''Mark in the Morning'' Adds KCLB/Palm Springs
Alpha Media's KCLB-FM/Palm Springs, CA, becomes the first Southern California affiliate of the "Mark in the Morning" show with Los Angeles morning personality Mark Thompson. This is Thompson's second time on the air at KCLB, as the "Mark and Brian Show" aired on KCLB from 1998 to 2006. The show then aired on KCLB's sister station, More

WUNC Closes on WFSS/Fayetteville for $1.35M
WUNC Public Radio has closed on its previously announced acquisition of Public Radio 100kw WFSS-FM (91.9)/Fayetteville, NC, from Fayetteville State University for $1.35 million. The deal included future underwriting announcements for FSU and internship opportunities for two students annually who are interested in radio or More

Cumulus/DC Names Bill Hess as Operations Manager
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Cumulus Media/Washington, DC, expands Corporate Program Director/News Talk Bill Hess' role to include Operations Manager duties for its station cluster there. Hess will continue in his role as Program Director for WMAL-AM & FM. His 38-year radio career has spanned positions on-air and in talk programming as PD for stations including More

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Cumulus Media/Nashville appoints Lindsay Carr as Integrated and Event Sales Manager for its five-station cluster there, including WWTN, WQQK, WKDF, WSM-FM, WGFX and Titans Radio Network. She begins her new duties on January 4. Carr was previously Integrated Marketing Manager for Cumulus' local four-station group in Chicago. Prior to More

KLOU-FM/St. Louis Launches ''Christmas 103.7''
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iHeartMedia/St. Louis launches its Christmas music programming, debuting "Christmas 103.7" on KLOU's translator W279AQ-FM, the market's only commercial free 24/7 holiday music station. To get in the holiday spirit, Christmas 103.7 will play nothing but familiar holiday favorites now through December 27. 103.3 KLOU will also feature More

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United Stations (USRN) announces that Bloomberg Radio, a business and financial news network, will be provide an original series of "Tax Tips" to be broadcast during the height of the 2016 season when consumers are preparing their personal income tax filings. The 30-second tips segments will be written and anchored by Bloomberg More

Saga Closes on Charlottesville Translator for $150K
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Saga Communications has closed on its acquisition of 99-watt FM translator W256BY at 99.1 in Charlottesville, VA, from Positive Alternative Radio. The purchase price was $150,000. Michael J. Bergner of Bergner & Co. was the exclusive broker for Saga in the transaction. More

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21-year Country artist Tim McGraw has been announced as a featured guest speaker at the 2016 Country Radio Seminar February 8-10 in Nashville. His program, "Transcending/Evolving with Tim McGraw," will provide attendees with his insights and experiences on how he has evolved his career and stayed a relevant member of the Country music More

Sun Broadcast Group Holds Annual Upfront Event
Sun Broadcast Group held its annual upfront event last Friday to unveil its 2016 season. The year-long theme, "We Rise Together," according to Sun Broadcast Group CEO Jason Bailey, "will honor the men and women at stations, agencies, advertisers and even competitor networks whose hard work and dedication have kept broadcast radio More

WJPT/Fort Myers Becomes ''The Christmas Station''
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Beasley Media's Soft AC WJPT-FM (Sunny 106.3)/Fort Myers-Naples flips to all holiday-themed music, which includes both traditional and contemporary music. Listeners will hear standards such as Bing Crosby's "White Christmas," The Eagles' "Please Come Home for Christmas" and Brenda Lee's "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree." Plus recent More

NABEF Sets CSA Awards Entry Deadline of March 1
The National Association of Broadcasters Education Foundation (NABEF) is now accepting entries for the 2016 Celebration of Service to America Awards, recognizing outstanding community service by local broadcasters. Winners will be honored at the Celebration of Service to America gala, held Tuesday, June 21 at the National Building Museum More

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Alpha Media inks an extension with sports radio host John Canzano to continue his run of "Bald Faced Truth" sports radio show on KXTG-AM (750 and 102.9 The Game)/Portland, OR. The new deal keeps The Game's longest running sports/talk show on the company's flagship station. Canzano and "The Bald Faced Truth" airs
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Entercom South Florida adds Ashley O. as the new morning host at Alternative WSFS-FM (104.3 The Shark)/Miami. Ashley O. is a native South Floridian who most recently served as Assistant Producer for the "DJ Laz Morning Show" and Production Director at crosstown Cox Media Group. Additionally, she's handled overnights and nights

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Alpha Media inks an extension with sports radio host John Canzano to continue his run of "Bald Faced Truth" sports radio show on KXTG-AM (750 and 102.9 The Game)/Portland, OR. The new deal keeps The Game's longest running sports/talk show on the company's flagship station. Canzano and "The Bald Faced Truth" airs 12-3pm weekdays.

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