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Audacy/New York Launches '94.7 The Block'


Audacy flips Country WNSH-FM/New York to '94.7 The Block,' as 'New York's new No. 1 for throwbacks.' The station will feature a wide collection of Classic Hip-Hop hits and Throwbacks, including music from Jay-Z, Fugees, Rihanna, Snoop Dogg, Beyonce, LL Cool J, The Notorious B.I.G. and Mary J. Blige, among others. 94.7 The Block is launching with 25,000 throwback songs in a row More

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iHeartMedia Washington DC Names Jen Richer APD
Jen Richer
Jen Richer
iHeartMedia Washington D.C. has named Jen Richer Assistant Program Director, effective November 1. Richer will be responsible for assisting the region Program Directors with their day-to-day programming responsibilities and digital operations for all seven radio stations. She will report to Jeff Kapugi, More

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Reset Digital Offers Major Digital Ad Buy to NABOB Stations
Reset Digital CEO Charles Cantu has reached out to NABOB to offer member stations an opportunity to receive digital ad buys in a multi-million-dollar campaign. P&G has entered into a historic and transformative strategic alliance and partnership with Reset Digital for its future More

KLUC/Las Vegas Welcomes Maddie Reis as Morning Producer
Maddie Reis
Maddie Reis
Audacy CHR KLUC-FM/Las Vegas welcomes Maddie Reis as the new morning show producer for "The Chet Buchanan Show." Reis joins Buchanan and Kayla Jo Walker on the program. She previously served as an intern and producer for "The TJ Show" at co-owned WODS (103.3 AMP Radio)/Boston. "After a thorough More

98 Rock/Sacramento Adds Carlota Gonzalez to Middays
Carlota Gonzalez
Carlota Gonzalez
Audacy welcomes Carlota Gonzalez as midday host for KRXQ-FM (98 Rock)/Sacramento, weekdays from 10am-3pm PT, effective October 25. Prior to joining 98 Rock, Previously, Gonzalez spent over 22 years on-air at KOMP-FM/Las Vegas. She succeeds Pat Martin who, after 33 years in middays on 98 Rock, moved across More

iHeartMedia Reveals Details of New Work Environment
iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia Chairman/CEO Bob Pittman and President/CFO Rich Bressler have collectively released a memo regarding re-populating its offices as the pandemic begins to wain. According to the memo, some will continue to operate in work from home, while other workers will operate under what the company calls a More

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Florida Sports Network Launches with Miller & Moulton
Mark Miller and David Moulton
Mark Miller and David Moulton
Beasley Media Group launches the Florida Sports Network featuring Miller and Moulton, weekdays from 6-10am on ESPN's Southwest Florida studios (98.1 FM and 770am) in Fort Myers and WHFS-AM (1010) in Tampa. Miller & Moulton, featuring Mark Miller and David Moulton, have produced More

RAB, Xperi to Focus on the Future of the Dashboard
RAB's Business Accelerated
RAB's Business Accelerated
Radio continues to dominate the in-car entertainment choices as HD Radio and other new technologies are continuing to keep radio prominent and relevant in the battle for the dash. As part of RAB's Business Accelerated initiative, Xperi joins RAB to present "The Battle for the Dash: More

Howard, Roberts to Co-Host ''Hello Heisman'' Podcast
Hello Heisman
Hello Heisman
Learfield has announced the debut episode of "Hello Heisman" -- the first official Heisman Trophy podcast for college football fans, starring 1991 Heisman winner Desmond Howard and Heisman voter Jimmy Roberts. Episode 1, featuring former Florida State quarterback and 1993 Heisman Trophy winner, Charlie Ward, More

WCTO/Allentown Morning Co-Host Hannah Byrom to Exit
Hannah Byrom
Hannah Byrom
WCTO-FM (Cat Country 96 FM)/Allentown, PA morning co-host Hannah Byrom has announced she'll exit the Cumulus Media Country outlet after two years to relocate to Nashville. She joined WCTO in 2019 after co-hosting mornings at Beasley's Country WKLB-FM (Country 102.5)/Boston. Byrom previously served as in More

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Mo & StyckMan CMA Medium Market Personality of the Year
Mo & StyckMan
Mo & StyckMan
Chattanooga's U.S. 101 afternoon show co-hosts Melissa "Mo" Wagner and Greg "StyckMan" Owens are the recipients of a 2021 CMA Broadcast Award. The duo won the award for CMA Broadcast Personality of the Year in the medium market category. This marks StyckMan's 6th CMA and Mo's 5th CMA total. It's their 2nd More

Carlota Takes Over Middays at 98 Rock Sacramento
Carlota
Carlota
Audacy welcomes Carlota as midday show host for 98 Rock KRXQ-FM in Sacramento. She can be heard weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. PT, effective October 25. Previously Carlota spent over 22 years on-air at KOMP-FM in Las Vegas. She succeeds Pat Martin who, after 33 years in middays on 98 Rock, moved More

WFAN/New York's Steve Somers to Exit After 34 Years
Steve Somers
Steve Somers
Longtime WFAN-AM & FM/New York late-night host Steve Somers has announced that he plans to leave the Audacy Sports outlet after 34 years. Somers, who has been with the station since it hit the airwaves in 1987, told a listeners his impending departure would be "sooner rather than later," and it "was a More

CNN Audio Premieres New Podcast Hosted by Clarissa Ward
Tug of War
Tug of War
CNN Audio debuted it's first episode of "Tug of War" this week -- a new limited-series podcast hosted by CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward. In this series, Ward travels to some of the most volatile corners of the world to document the greatest power struggles of our time. The first More

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Audacy Schedules Q3 Conference Call for November 9
Audacy, Inc. will report its 2021 third quarter financial results before the market opens on Tuesday, November 9. The Company will host a conference call and simultaneous webcast at 10:00 a.m. ET that morning to review the results and recent progress against its strategic initiatives. To participate in More

Alpha Media Appoints Zoe Burdine-Fly as Regional President
Zoe Burdine-Fly
Zoe Burdine-Fly
Alpha Media appoints Zoe Burdine-Fly as Regional President, effective Monday, November 1. The 29-year radio vet joins the company from Townsquare Media where she was Market President in Lansing, MI. In her new role, Burdine-Fly will oversee the strategic growth of 13 Alpha Media markets, while supporting the More

Liberty Media Exits Radio Selling Entire Stake in iHeartMedia
According to an iHeartMedia Securities and Exchange Commission filing, Liberty Media has exited the broadcast radio industry, selling its entire stake in iHeartMedia. Liberty offloaded its 5.94 million shares of Class A common stock in an open market block trade in a sale worth upwards of $150 million. More

Boston's Toucher & Rich Show Syndication Debuts Monday
Beasley Broadcast Group announces Toucher & Rich, the Marconi Award winning morning show on 98.5 The Sports Hub, will officially debut in syndication beginning on Monday, October 25. The highly successful show features Fred Toucher and Rich Shertenlieb, along with Jon Wallach. The program recently More

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WRIF/Detroit PD Jade Springart Named Radio HOF "One to Watch"
Jade Springart
Jade Springart
The Museum of Broadcast Communications announced today that the Radio Hall of Fame has named Detroit Rock radio program director Jade Springart as the recipient of its One to Watch award. The One to Watch award was created in 2018 in honor of radio legend and 2012 Radio Hall of Fame inductee Art Laboe. Each More

WGN's Bob Kessler to Anchor Weekday Midday News
Bob Kessler
Bob Kessler
Chicago's WGN Radio announced that longtime news reporter Bob Kessler will anchor midday news Tuesdays through Fridays. A native of Crystal Lake, Bob Kessler joined WGN Radio in 1994 as a producer and became a weekend newsroom anchor in 1997. His work has been recognized with an award from the Illinois More

Rhett Butler's RetroRock Rewind Now Available for Barter
Rhett Butler
Rhett Butler
Radio veteran Rhett Butler is now offering his daily and weekend "Best Of" shows for barter syndication. The show which currently airs on four continents and over 19 stations globally can be aired daily or over the weekend. "RetroRock Rewind" provides a mix of classic Rock and Metal songs, and has features More

LABF Honors 2021 Giants of Broadcasting Award Recipients
Library of American Broadcasting Foundation
Library of American Broadcasting Foundation
The Library of American Broadcasting Foundation (LABF) will recognize nine distinguished industry leaders and celebrities for lifetime achievement on November 9 during the LABF's Giants Of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts virtual awards ceremony. The annual event, hosted by ABC News' "Nightline" co-anchor More

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Hannah Byrom
Hannah Byrom
WCTO-FM (Cat Country 96 FM)/Allentown, PA morning co-host Hannah Byrom has announced she'll exit the Cumulus Country outlet More

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