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Jones Joins WPPZ/Philly to Host ''Your Voice''
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Solomon Jones
Radio One Philadelphia names Solomon Jones as host of WPPZ-FM's new show, "Your Voice," airing from 10am-noon, Monday through Saturday. Jones, a graduate of Temple University, is an Essence bestselling author and journalist who has been featured nationally on NPR's "Morning Edition," CNN Headline News and More

RTDNA Wants You to Know Your Reporting Rights
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said Tuesday the agency does not have authority to revoke broadcast licenses over news story content, despite suggestions from President Donald Trump. He rejected Trump's tweet that the FCC could challenge the license of NBC after stories Trump declared were not true, reports Reuters. More

Marks to Run Editorial Content for Townsquare Media
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Townsquare Media has hired veteran editor and journalist Craig Marks as Editorial Director. In this role, Mr. Marks will oversee editorial content across web, social and video for eight of Townsquare's music and entertainment brands including TasteofCountry, Loudwire, PopCrush, ScreenCrush, UltimateClassicRock, More

Ken Chester Returns to iHM's WHO-AM/Des Moines
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Ken Chester
Iowa-based automotive journalist Ken Chester is returning to the local airwaves. Starting at 6pm on October 1, Chester's syndicated one-hour radio show, "RoadWorthy Drive," will bow on iHeartMedia's WHO-AM (NEWSRADIO 1040). Billed as "America's Premier Automotive News & Information Talk Show," RoadWorthy Drive looks into More

Shelley Begins Duties as RTDNA/F Executive Director
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Dan Shelley
Longtime Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) member and former chairman of the board Dan Shelley officially assumed his duties as Executive Director of the Association and its Foundation on Monday morning. Shelley has served as Incoming Executive Director of the two organizations since April. As part of the More

KYW Announces Sunday Morning Show with Gregg
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Cherri Gregg
KYW Newsradio Philadelphia introduces "Flashpoint," a new 30-minute program designed to provide a forum for local and national influencers, as well as listeners, to share their points of view on the most relevant Philadelphia news stories of the week. The show airs every Sunday morning at 8:30am. Hosted by KYW Newsradio More

BBS Agrees to Sell WBRU Providence to the EMF
Brown Broadcasting Service (BBS) has agreed to sell the broadcasting license and transmitter of 18kW WBRU-FM (95.5) Providence to the Educational Media Foundation (EMF). Under the terms of the deal, WBRU-FM will cease its current programming on 95.5 at 11:59pm on August 31 and will begin broadcasting programming provided by More

Massive Millennial Research Project Released
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The Public Radio Program Directors Association (PRPD) released the findings of the Millennial Research Project (MRP) conducted with Jacobs Media at this year's PRPD Content Conference in Washington, DC. The project found that there's no typical Millennial archetype, model or pattern. As such, the study unveiled important views More

WAY Media Appoints John Scaggs as CEO
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John Scaggs
WAY Media appoints John Scaggs as its new President & Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Bob Augsburg, who founded the organization 30 years ago with his wife, Felice. Augsburg is retiring from his day-to-day role to take the position of Founder/President Emeritus. Previosuly, Scaggs has held various roles in leadership, More

TAB Names Brian Purdy Broadcaster of the Year
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Brian Purdy
CBS Radio Dallas Senior VP and Market Manager Brian Purdy was recognized with the Texas Association of Broadcasters' (TAB) "Broadcaster of the Year" award on Thursday, August 10, in Austin. "Every day is a terrific adventure working with our outstanding team, who responsibly inform, entertain, serve and protect Texans More

Darla Thomas Joins TKRN Affiliate Relations Team
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Darla Thomas
The Tom Kent Radio Network (TKRN) taps veteran programmer Darla Thomas to join its affiliate team representing AC and Hot AC products. Thomas was most recently Program Director and Brand Manager with Entercom's Hot AC WLNK-FM Charlotte. Prior to that she served as PD/afternoons at iHeartMedia's crosstown Adult Hits WLKO-FM More

Skyview Networks Inks Deal with CBS News Radio
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Skyview Networks is teaming with CBS News Radio for distribution, inventory management and sales effective, January 1, 2018 under a multi-year agreement. "CBS News Radio will continue to provide the best original news reporting while also delivering individual service directly to affiliates to assure that our partners succeed More

Burke Digital Sales Director WRQX & WMAL/DC
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Cumulus Media has appointed digital marketing leader Dahn Burke as Director, Digital Sales and Operations, for WRQX-FM and WMAL-AM/FM in Washington, DC. In the newly created position, she will represent Cumulus Digital C-Suite, a comprehensive portfolio of flexible local digital marketing solutions in three distinct areas that More

Pro Wrestling Journalist Keller Joins PodcastOne
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Longtime wrestling journalist and publisher Wade Keller is launching a new podcast with PodcastOne. Set to be released four times weekly, "The Wade Keller Pro Wrestling Podcast" will feature his the latest wrestling news, insight into why it's happening, and whether it is good or bad for the WWE, wrestlers and the fans. More

EnvisionVirtualServices Hires News Anchor Byrne
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Kristin Byrne
Kristin Byrne returns to the team of reporters at Envision Virtual Services News Reports. The news service provides custom local news, written and voiced by remote reporters. Byrne is an Emmy-award winning TV journalist with more than a decade of TV anchoring and reporting in several markets including Miami and Cleveland. She More

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