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Saga Names Warren S. Lada Board Chairman


Saga Communications has announced that Warren S. Lada has been elected as the Chairman of the company's board of directors. He's been a member of the board since May 2018, after serving as Chief Operating Officer of the company from March, 2016 to June, 2018 and, more recently, as interim President and CEO from August, 2022 More

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Cumulus Sell WFAS-FM (Talk 103.9)/New York for $7.25M
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Licensing LLC has agreed to sell 0.98 kW News/Talk WFAS-FM (Talk 103.9)/New York (licensed to Bronxville, NY) to VCY America Inc. for $7.25 million. The Class A FM, which moved from White Plains in Westchester County to the Bronx in 2014, simulcasts News/Talk WFAS-AM, which now broadcasts More

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Premiere Ups Annie Zidarevich to SVP/West Coast Operations
Annie Zidarevich
Annie Zidarevich
Premiere Networks promotes Annie Zidarevich to Senior Vice President, West Coast Operations, effective immediately. Based in Los Angeles, she previously served as Premiere's Vice President of West Coast Operations, a role she held since 2016. Prior to that, Zidarevich was Vice President, Network Operations More

Westwood One Presents Coverage of Army-Navy Game
Westwood One
Westwood One
Westwood One will present national audio coverage of the Army-Navy Football Game. One of college football's most legendary rivalries, the game will be broadcast live from Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, PA, on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at 2pm. John Sadak (play-by-play), Ross Tucker (analyst), and More

Audacy Adds ''Stacey King's Gimme The Hot Sauce'' Podcast
''Stacey King's Gimme The Hot Sauce''
''Stacey King's Gimme The Hot Sauce''
Audacy has partnered with "Stacey King's Gimme the Hot Sauce" podcast with Mark Schanowski & Friends, adding the show to its 2400Sports podcast studio portfolio. The show will be available on the Audacy app. WSCR-AM (670 The Score)/Chicago will support the podcast through on-air promotion featuring King. More

''100 Years of WGN Radio'' Encore to Air on WGN-TV
WGN-AM/Chicago
WGN-AM/Chicago
To close WGN Radio's 100th anniversary celebrations, an encore presentation of "100 Years of WGN Radio: A Retrospective" will air on Saturday, December 31 at 4pm CT on WGN-TV in Chicago. The 45-minute documentary produced by WGN Radio presents an overview of highlights from a century of broadcasting, from More

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''Sunday Night Slow Jams'' Adds Ten New Affiliates
Sunday Night Slow Jams
Sunday Night Slow Jams
Benztown's syndicated weekend show "Sunday Night Slow Jams" has added 10 new affiliates, bringing the show to over 200 stations worldwide. The new affiliates include: KJHM-FM in Denver, KQIZ-FM in Amarillo TX, KQRB-FM in Topeka KS, KRBQ-FM in San Francisco, WBZL-FM in Greenwood MS, WCDA-FM in Lexington KY, More

FSR's Lavar Arrington Inducted Into College Football HoF
Lavar Arrington
Lavar Arrington
FOX Sports Radio's LaVar Arrington -- co-host of the network's weekday morning program "Two Pros and a Cup of Joe" with Brady Quinn and Jonas Knox, and co-host of the syndicated weekend program/podcast "Up On Game" with TJ Houshmandzadeh and Plaxico Burress -- was inducted into the College Football Hall of More

American Music Fairness Act Moves Out of Committee
U.S. Congress
U.S. Congress
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee has voted to move the American Music Fairness Act (AMFA) out of committee and on to the House for a full vote. If passed, the Act would mandate a new performance fee on over-the-air music airplay on free, local radio stations that many say would jeopardize local jobs, More

Podtrac Issues Top Podcasts, Publishers & Sales Networks
Podtrac
Podtrac
Podtrac has releases the Top Podcast Publishers, Top Sales Networks and Top Podcasts rankings for November. The average U.S. Unique Monthly Audience for the Top 20 publishers was up 15% month-over-month and up 33% over November, 2021, in part due to a new version of the Apple Podcasts app. More

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Sara Parker Resigns as WMMR Digital PD and Music Director
Sara Parker
Sara Parker
Active Rock WMMR-FM Music Director and WMMR & WMGK/Philadelphia Digital Program Director Sara Parker has resigned from her posts, effective December 16. She'll remain on the air in a parttime basis on WMMR. Parker was elevated to Music Director in 2019. She's been at WMMR since 2009, starting as an More

CTA Joins RAB's ''Radio Works for Telecom Presentation''
Radio Advertising Bureau
Radio Advertising Bureau
As part of RAB's Radio Works initiative, the next live presentation in the series, titled "Radio Works for Telecom/Cellular/Internet," features Brian Comiskey, director of thematic research, Consumer Technology Association, the trade association representing the $505 billion U.S. consumer technology More

WPXY/Rochester Taps Phil ''Moose'' Musumeci for Mornings
Phil ''Moose'' Musumeci
Phil ''Moose'' Musumeci
Audacy announces a new morning show on WPXY-FM (98 PXY) in Rochester, NY. The station welcomes back Phil "Moose" Musumeci and pairs him alongside current morning co-host Brianna "Breezy" Sloth. "PXY Mornings with Moose and Breezy" will air weekdays from 5:30-10am ET, beginning January 3. Moose succeeds Corey More

FOX News Extends TuneIn Partnership with FOX Weather
TuneIn
TuneIn
TuneIn and FOX News Media have announced the expansion of their long-running partnership to include the recently created FOX Weather station for audio streaming. Already the home to Fox News Radio, FOX News Channel's audio streaming content, the multi-year deal extension brings More

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WLAV/Grand Rapids Taps Gregg Henson as Morning Co-Host
Gregg Henson
Gregg Henson
Classic Rock WLAV-FM Grand Rapids appoints former Detroit radio personality Gregg Henson as morning co-host. He joins West Michigan personality Michelle McKormick and audience favorite Travis Gibbs on WLAV, weekdays from 5:30-10am on the newly-named "Michelle and Gregg With Travis Show." Hailing from More

CMP, Rowdy Yates Present ''A Country Gold Christmas''
A Country Gold Christmas
A Country Gold Christmas
The Original Country Gold with Rowdy Yates and Compass Media Networks presents "A Country Gold Christmas 2022." The program features holiday standards, silly songs, and yuletide favorites. In addition, listeners will be treated to the melodious jingles of Sparkle the 300lbs Elf, and shout-outs from a bunch More

Acast, Self Financial Partner to Launch Podcast Series
Acast
Acast
Acast has launched a new, six-part branded content podcast series with Self Financial. In the new program called "Self," Acast and Self Financial are banking on influencers and their storytelling power to connect with audiences around the complicated relationships we can all have with money. The new series More

CJBX/London ON Launches New Weekday Morning Show
Leeanne Whitehouse and TJ O'Halloran
Leeanne Whitehouse and TJ O'Halloran
CJBX-FM (Pure Country 93)/London, ON has announced an all-new morning show hosted by Leeanne Whitehouse and TJ O'Halloran. "Pure Mornings with Leeanne and TJ" airs weekday mornings from 6-10am ET, beginning Monday, December 12. "We're very excited about the entertaining team we have in place for Pure More

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JAM'N 94.5/Boston Ups DJ Pup Dawg to Program Director
DJ Pup Dawg
DJ Pup Dawg
WJMN (JAM'N 94.5)/Boston elevates DJ Pup Dawg to Program Director, effective immediately. He'll continue to host 3-9pm weekdays and contribute to Ashlee and The JAM'N Morning Show with DJ 4Eign and Santi. DJ Pup Dawg started his radio journey at 92.3 The Beat in Los Angeles and joined the JAM'N 94.5 team in More

Travis Daily Named KUBL/Salt Lake City Program Director
Travis Daily
Travis Daily
Cumulus Media appoints Travis Daily as Program Director of Country KUBL-FM (93.3 The Bull) in Salt Lake City. He most recently was Operations Manager for Beasley Media Group in Tampa and was Program Director for Country WQYK-FM. Prior to that, Daily was Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia in More

SXM Media Reclaims Top Spot as Largest U.S. Podcaster
Edison Research
Edison Research
Edison Research announces the Top Podcast Networks in the U.S. for total network reach in Q3 2022, as SXM Media, Spotify and iHeartRadio take the top three spots, respectively. After falling behind Spotify by a narrow margin in the Q2 report, SXM edges back ahead this time. Each are well out ahead of third More

Radio Mercury Awards Announce Winfield as 2023 Chief Judge
Radio Mercury Awards
Radio Mercury Awards
The Radio Mercury Awards has announced Sherman Winfield, executive creative director of VMLY&R as the 2023 chief judge for the 32nd annual Radio Mercury Awards competition. In his role as VMLY&R's executive creative director, Winfield oversees creative efforts for clients More

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Changes & Moves
Phil ''Moose'' Musumeci
Phil ''Moose'' Musumeci
Audacy announces a new morning show on WPXY-FM (98 PXY) in Rochester, NY. The station welcomes back Phil "Moose" Musumeci and pairs More

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