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FCC Modernizes Ownership Rules
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Courtemanche Named Alpha Media/West Palm DOS
Jason Courtemanche
Jason Courtemanche
Alpha Media West Palm Beach appoints Jason Courtemanche as Director of Sales effective, December 4. Courtemanche was previously VP of Sales for Cumulus Media in Los Angeles and iHeartMedia in Chicago. Prior to that, he served as Sales Manager for More

''Rejoice 96.9 FM'' Launches in Greenville SC
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Rejoice 96.9
Salem Media Group announces the launch of "Rejoice 96.9 FM" in Greenville-Spartanburg, SC, on W245CH-FM, playing Urban Gospel and Inspirational programming. The station, the first of its kind on the FM band in Greenville, is also bringing national More

White Named KKMD/Des Moines APD/MD/Afternoons
Eric White
Eric White
iHeartMedia Des Moines names Eric White as Music Director, Imaging Director and afternoon personality KKDM-FM (107.5 KISS FM). He'll air from 2-7pm weekdays on the CHR outlet. White joins the local cluster from iHM Philadelphia, where he most More

ABC Radio Announces Thanksgiving Programming
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To kick-off the holiday season, ABC Radio announces a three-hour Country music special, "My Kind of Christmas Countdown," hosted by Reba McEntire, and a three-hour special titled "America Gives Thanks." These two specials will be available over the Thanksgiving weekend. In the three-hour country music special, McEntire will count down to More

AWM Honors Five Leaders at Women Who Lead Event
The Alliance for Women in Media (AWM) hosted its annual Women Who Lead luncheon Tuesday to a capacity crowd at the Marriott Marquis in New York City. Keynote speaker Geraldine Laybourne spoke about current headlines of workplace harassment along with poignant stories from her career. She closed her remarks by offering the rally cry More

WTNH News 8, iHeartMedia Connecticut Team Up
WTNH and iHeartMedia
WTNH and iHeartMedia
WTNH (News 8) Hartford is joining forces with iHeartMedia's nine Connecticut outlets to provide coverage of weather state-wide. Now, whenever a listener is tuned to an iHeartMedia station on-air or streaming, they can expect to hear updated weather forecasts from familiar voices of Co-Chief Meteorologists Gil Simmons, Joe Furey and the More

VuHaus Adds Urban Alternative Vocalo 91.1/Chicago
VuHaus announces the addition of its newest affiliate, "Vocalo 91.1" in Chicago. VuHaus, the music discovery video platform from public media, is a growing network of public radio music stations that share a common mission to support emerging and local artists. Vocalo joins twenty public media stations that showcase their music video More

Houston Hispanic Chamber Honors CBSR's Frazier
Sarah Frazier
Sarah Frazier
In celebration of its 40th Anniversary, the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce will host its Annual Awards on November 18. The largest Hispanic gala in the region, the Chamber's Annual Awards honors the accomplishments of the Houston business community. This year, the Chamber will bestow the Chairman/President & CEO Award to Sarah More

Entercom Shareholders Approve CBS Radio Merger
Shareholders of Entercom Communications approved a merger with CBS Radio on Wednesday that creates the nation's second largest radio operator with over 200 stations. The deal is expected to close on Friday, when the combined companies, to be called Entercom, will launch and cover close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. More

Premiere Networks, MRA Renew Glenn Beck Deal
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Glenn Beck
Premiere Networks and Mercury Radio Arts, Glenn Beck's multimedia production company, ink a renewed and extended deal to syndicate "The Glenn Beck Program." Beck's program celebrates its 15-year anniversary in national syndication this year. The show has experienced year-over-year audience gains in markets including Los Angeles, San More

SummitMedia Ups Dennis Sloatman to VP/Engineering
Dennis Sloatman
Dennis Sloatman
SummitMedia appoints Dennis Sloatman to Vice President of Engineering, managing the company's engineering throughout the U.S. He will be based in Virginia and will continue to oversee the Richmond market engineering directly. Sloatman is a radio veteran with 48 years of engineering experience and has served as a Chief Engineer in More

WIYY (98 Rock)/Baltimore Ups Chmielewski to APD
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Chris Chmielewski
Chris Chmielewski is named the new Assistant Program Director for Hearst's WIYY-FM (98 Rock)/Baltimore. His career with Hearst Radio began as a Promotions Assistant in 2015, before receiving increased responsibilities in promotion and programming at both 98 Rock and sister WBAL-AM (NewsRadio 1090). He most recently held the post of More

WFAN Kick-Offs 2018 with New Mornings, Afternoons
Sports/Talk WFAN (Sports Radio 101.9 FM and Sports Radio 66 AM) New York revealed a new line-up to launch on January 2. Gregg Giannotti, currently co-host of "Gio & Jones" on CBS Sports Radio, is named co-host of the newly renamed WFAN Morning Show, "Boomer & Gio," alongside Boomer Esiason. Later in the day, SportsRadio 94WIP's More

WMBX/West Palm Beach Names LaRen for Middays
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MoShay LaRen
Urban WMBX-FM (X102.3) West Palm Beach names MoShay LaRen as its new Music Director and midday host, airing weekdays from 10am-3pm. Prior to joining X102.3, MoShay served as Assistant Program Director and midday host for WRNB-FM Philadelpha. "We are pleased to have someone of MoShay's talent, experience, and passion joining the More

iHM/Los Angeles Names Worden VP/P of ALT 98.7
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Lisa Worden
iHeartMedia names 20-year veteran programmer Lisa Worden as Vice President of Programming for KYSR-FM (ALT 98.7)/Los Angeles. In addition, Worden is appointed Alternative Rock Brand Manager for iHM's National Programming Group. As VP/P, she will work alongside Mike Kaplan, who will continue as serve as PD of ALT 98.7. Most recently, More

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Curtis Media Group's WBBB-FM (96.1 BBB) Raleigh taps Morgan Thomas to host mornings on the Adult Hits outlet beginning November 20. Thomas is a morning radio vet in the Triangle including co-host of the "Mike & Morgan Show" on co-owned Country WQDR-FM from 2001 until 2004. In 2004, Morgan moved to KSON-FM San Diego as morning co-host, continuing in that role until 2010. Her return to WBBB is a homecoming of sorts, as she co-hosted the "Morgan and Mad Dog Show" at WKIX for several years.

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