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Beasley Declares Cash Dividend
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.045 per share of its Class A and Class B common stock. The dividend is payable on January 6, 2017, to shareholders of record on December 30. While the Company intends to pay regular quarterly cash More

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iHM/Milwaukee Raises Quarter Million for Make-A-Wish
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iHeartMedia/Milwaukee announced Friday that WRIT-FM (95.7 BIG FM)'s 8th annual Make-A-Wish Radio-A-Thon raised a record $293,500 for Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. The fundraiser was hosted by air personalities Dave Murphy and Meg McKenzie from 95.7 BIG More

''Honky Tonkin' with Tracy Lawrence'' Extends Deal
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Compass Media Networks and Silverfish Media ink a new multi-year extension of "Honky Tonkin' with Tracy Lawrence." The three-hour weekend show, produced by Silverfish Director of Programming Patrick Thomas, launched in January, 2015, and now has More

Coleman Names Lichtenfeld as Associate Consultant
Jessica Lichtenfeld joins media research firm Coleman Insights as an associate consultant. She comes to the firm from THREE Group after moving to Raleigh two years ago to join the company as a senior strategist. Prior to her work at THREE, she spent More

Cumulus Nashville Collects Thousands of Toys, Gifts
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Cumulus Media/Nashville's Country WKDF-FM (NASH FM 103.3), Sports WGFX-FM (104-5 The Zone), Urban AC WQQK-FM (92Q), WWTN-FM (Super Talk 99.7 WTN) and WSM-FM (95.5 NASH Icon) brought the community together to create a "Toy Field" at Nissan Stadium, collecting thousands of toys and gifts for seniors in need at the 9th annual Toy Field More

Beasley Names Janice McDuff VP of Finance
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Beasley Media Group, Inc. has hired Janice McDuff to fill the position of Vice President of Finance. The VP of Finance position is currently held by Marie Tedesco, who is preparing to transition into her new role as Chief Financial Officer in January, 2017. "Janice's background provides an ideal match for this corporate position More

iHM/Indianapolis Names Polston Market President
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iHeartMedia Indianapolis appoints Brad Polston as Market President, effective December 12. Polston is a 20-year media industry veteran, most recently serving as General Manager for Comcast Spotlight in Indianapolis. Prior to that, he held a variety of sales management positions in Colorado, Utah and the Baltimore region. "Brad's More

Bill Introduced to Repeal Cross-Ownership Ban
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Incoming House Energy & Commerce Committee chair Greg Walden (R-OR) and Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) have introduced a bill to repeal the newspaper/broadcast cross-ownership ban, reports Broadcasting & Cable. Current FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and the Democratically controlled Commission left the rule in place, which dates back More

MIW Mentoring Program Accepting Applications
The Mentoring & Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group has announced the opening of the application window for the 2017 Mildred Carter Mentoring Program. Now in its 16th year, this notable experience pairs up-and-coming women who currently work in the radio industry with female professionals recognized as leaders in all aspects of More

WIBW's Kelly Lenz Inducted into Kansas Hall of Fame
Alpha Media, Topeka is proud to announce WIBW's Kelly Lenz was recently inducted into the Kansas Association of Broadcaster's Hall of Fame. Lenz has been a leader and innovator in the farm broadcast industry for the past 38 years. In 1978, he was hired as Assistant Farm Director for WIBW, and a year later became Farm Director. In More

Salem Media Announces Quarterly Cash Payment
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Salem Media Group has announced that its board of directors has declared a cash distribution payment for the third quarter of 2016 in the amount of $0.0650 per share. The cash distribution will be paid on December 31 to all class A and class B common stockholders of record as on December 19. More

Berner Named to Women in Entertainment Power 100
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Cumulus Media President and Chief Executive Officer Mary Berner was named to The Hollywood Reporter's 2016 Women in Entertainment Power 100 list, which was released Wednesday. Berner is the only radio executive on the list and is one of 26 new names on this annual listing of Hollywood's most powerful women in entertainment. More

EMF Acquires Alpha Richmond Duo for $2 Million
Educational Media Foundation (EMF) has agreed to acquire 4.8kW Country WLFV-FM (98.9 The Wolf) in Midlothian, VA and 4.5kw Country WARV-FM in Petersburg, VA (serving Richmond, VA, market number 56) from Alpha Media for $2 million. George Reed of Media Services Group represented Alpha Media in the transaction. More

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Triton Digital announced Wednesday that it had expanded its relationship with Slacker Radio, allowing it to use its programmatic audio advertising exchange, a2x to monetize Slacker's digital audio advertising inventory in both the U.S. This partnership enables programmatic buyers in both countries to execute targeted, at-scale buys More

Scott Chiasson Joins Cumulus/Lafayette as VP/MM
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Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed Scott Chiasson as Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Media-Lafayette. Chiasson, a native of Lafayette, has 18 years' experience in broadcast sales and operations management, holding leadership positions for companies including: E.W. Scripps (Wichita, KS), Clear Channel/iHeart More

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Beasley Media Group has appointed Jami Beasley, Esq. to serve as Associate General Counsel. He will be based in the corporate headquarters in Naples, Florida. Beasley's professional background includes her recent position as Partner in Kopelowitz Ostrow P.A.'s Ft. Lauderdale office, where she focused on commercial and complex More

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CBS Radio's Country KMPS-FM Seattle names David Dean as its new afternoon drive host and the station's new Music Director. Dean can be heard weekdays from 2-7pm. KMPS PD Kenny Jay said, "David has all the skills to succeed as the new afternoon host of KMPS and I'm looking forward to introducing him to the country
Chelsea Thomas Named WDJX/Louisville MD/Middays
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Alpha Media/Louisville taps Chelsea Thomas to join the Ben Davis and Kelly K Morning show, while taking on middays and Music Director duties at CHR WDJX-FM (99.7 DJX). Thomas comes from the company's co-owned cluster in New Bern, NC, where she has hosted nights on BOB 93.3 for two years and served as an air personality for

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CBS Radio's Country KMPS-FM Seattle names David Dean as its new afternoon drive host and the station's new Music Director. Dean can be heard weekdays from 2-7pm. KMPS PD Kenny Jay said, "David has all the skills to succeed as the new afternoon host of KMPS and I'm looking forward to introducing him to the country music community and its passionate fans. Seattle has proven to be a great market for new country and David will help us continue to dominate the space."

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