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iHeartMedia Atlanta announced today that Justin Schaflander has been named Market President and Jason Mosher has been named Vice President of Sales, effective immediately. Schaflander will oversee all aspects of iHeartMedia Atlanta's six station cluster and is being promoted from within the market, where he most recently More

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Chaz & AJ Replace Stolen Charity Money
In Bloomfield, CT, 1029 DRC, 991 PLR and 959 the FOX morning show hosts Chaz and AJ helped replace $800 dollars in charity money that was stolen from the Thomas Hooker Brewery. The brewery, which was raising money for the Village for Families and More

Darrin Arriens to Program KSKS-FM/Fresno
Cumulus has appointed Darrin Arriens as Program Director of Country station, KSKS/93.7 Kiss Country in Fresno. Arriens brings years of programming and operations experience to KSKS and was most recently Operations Manager for Citadel Broadcasting's More

Gary Begin Writes New Radio Programming Book
Sound Advantage Media radio programming consultant Gary Begin has written a book on radio programming & branding titled "Proper Radio Programming & Branding in the New Millennium." The book will be published by Library Tales Publishing of More

iHeartRadio Teams w/Live Nation for ''On The Rise''
iHeartMedia is teaming with Live Nation to present the iHeartRadio "On The Rise" tour with Find Your Grind Foundation. The tour will stop in eight cities and feature live performances by T Mills, Becky G and Mike Stud, with Jake Miller and Colette Carr in all eight cities. The Find Your Grind Foundation in Association with Musicians on More

KMJ/Fresno Names Michael Knight as News Director
Cumulus News/Talk KMJ-AM & FM/Fresno appoints Michael Knight as News Director. Knight previously served as a news anchor at News/Talk KFWB-AM/Los Angeles prior to its recent flip to all Sports. He's also served as host and anchor at KCBS-AM, KFRC, KKCY and KRQR in San Francisco. Before that, Knight handled mornings at Sports More

Alpha Media Closes on KHHL-FM/Karnes TX for $250K
Alpha Media LLC has closed on its acquisition of 34kw KHHL-FM (103.1)/Karnes City, TX, serving the San Antonio area from Border Media Business Trust for $250,000. Alpha is headed by Chairman Larry Wilson, while the BMB Trust is headed by W. Lawrence Patrick, Trustee. Patrick Communications served as exclusive broker for the More

Foley Westwood One VP/Business Development
Westwood One taps radio industry sales veteran Jack Foley as Vice President in its Business Development division. In this new role, Foley will work to develop revenue streams and create growth opportunities. He'll be based in New York City. Prior to joining Westwood One, Foley was a Business Development Manager for the Radio Disney More

FCC Eliminates Sports Blackout Rules
The Federal Communications Commission today repealed its sports blackout rules, which prohibited cable and satellite operators from airing any sports event that had been blacked out on a local broadcast station. The action removes Commission protection of the NFL's current private blackout policy, which requires local broadcast stations More

Steel City Closes Kansas City Buy for $105.5 Million
Steel City Media, headed by Michael & Greg Frischling, has closed on its previously announced acquisition of four outlets in Kansas City from Wilks Broadcasting, headed by Jeff Wilks, for $105.5 million. Included in the deal were 100kw Country KFKF-FM (94.1), 100kw CHR KMXV-FM (Mix 93.3), 100kw Country KBEQ-FM (Q104) and 100kw More

PodcastOne Debuts Rich Eisen 3-Hour Daily Program
PodcastOne has announced the launch of "The Rich Eisen Show," hosted by veteran sports broadcaster and NFL personality Rich Eisen. Debuting Monday, October 6, an audio version of the recently-announced DirecTV program, which features Eisen's take on the best in the day's sports news and conversation, will be available on-demand at More

WFLA/Tampa Remains Home of Tampa Bay Lightning
iHeartMedia/Tampa inks a new multi-year broadcast deal with the National Hockey League's Tampa Bay Lightning to broadcast games on WFLA-AM, beginning with the start of the 2014-2015 season and running through the 2016-2017 season. WFLA will carry all Tampa Bay Lightning regular season and postseason games as well as select Lightning More

CPMG Appoints Tim Maranville Chief Content Officer
Cross Platform Media Group announces the addition of Tim Maranville as its Chief Content Officer and Director of Channel Development. The former VP/Programing for WestwoodOne (formerly Dial Global) will oversee content development and distribution for the group's platforms, which include IRN-USA Radio Network and TEN Syndication home to More

Dodgers and AM 570/L.A. Continue Partnership
The Los Angeles Dodgers and iHeartMedia announce a multi-year agreement renewing AM 570's broadcast rights of the Dodgers regular season games, select Spring training games and potential post season games. In addition, the new partnership will include an equity position in the station for the Dodgers owners as well as the opportunity More

Sports USA Announces New Joe Morgan Podcast
"Conversations with Joe Morgan," hosted by baseball Hall of Famer and Emmy Award winning analyst Joe Morgan, will become a twice weekly podcast, beginning October 2. Each week Joe will create one new Podcast featuring the topics of today along with one "Classic Conversation," featuring a mixture of over 100 of the greatest sports and More

AP Taps Fabiano as Dir./Local Broadcast Markets
The Associated Press (AP) taps digital business executive Michael Fabiano, to lead local radio and television media sales teams across the U.S. as Director of Local Broadcast Markets. Most recently, Fabiano launched Locate Real Estate, a consumer destination website, where he built a digital platform and developed strategies to drive More

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Johnny D to Afternoons at Star 105 Toledo
Popular Toledo air talent Johnny D (John DiModica) is joining Cumulus' new Star 105 WWWM-FM as afternoon drive host (3-7p) as of tomorrow (10/2). He was most recently doing mornings on WPFX/Toledo and previously did afternoons on Toledo's WVKS and WSPD. He also served as Program Director/PM Drive announcer on WCKY in
iHeartMedia/Myrtle Beach Names Zac Davis OM
iHeartMedia Myrtle Beach, SC, names Zac Davis as Operations Manager of its five-station cluster, effective immediately. He will also serve as Program Director and morning host for Country WGTR-FM (107.9 The Gator) with Beth and Adam weekdays from 6-10am. Davis joins the local group from co-owned WDGC-FM (G105)/Raleigh, where he

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iHeartMedia Myrtle Beach, SC, names Zac Davis as Operations Manager of its five-station cluster, effective immediately. He will also serve as Program Director and morning host for Country WGTR-FM (107.9 The Gator) with Beth and Adam weekdays from 6-10am. Davis joins the local group from co-owned WDGC-FM (G105)/Raleigh, where he served as Program Director and afternoon host since June, 2011.

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