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iHM/Seattle Names Rich Davis VP/P, KBKS PD
RADIO ONLINE | Sunday, December 21, 2014 | 5:15pm CT

iHeartMedia/Seattle appoints Rich Davis as VP/Programming and Program Director for CHR KBKS-FM (106.1 KISS-FM), effective immediately. In this new post, he'll oversee all programming operations for Seattle's seven stations. Davis joins the Seattle cluster from co-owned CHR KDWB-FM/Minneapolis, where he served as Program Director since December, 2011 and PD of Cities 97 since August, 2013. In addition, Davis was previously OM of iHM's five-station cluster in Nashville from 2007-2011 and PD of WRVW-FM (107.5 The River).

"It's no secret that Seattle is a very challenging market, but there is one thing that hasn't changed and that is our team's absolute focus on winning. Rich is a very intelligent and driven person whose determination and track record of success is on a different level," said iHM Senior VP/Programming Andrew Jeffries. "Rich is a huge asset to the iHeartMedia team-it's evident he's ready for the next step in his career, and I'm beyond happy that is with us Seattle."

"Rich is a gifted programmer and leader with a proven track record of building brands that listeners are both passionate about and loyal to," added Market President Kent Haehl. "Seattle is an extremely competitive market, but I'm confident Rich will thrive and I am thrilled to have him as a new member of our leadership team."

"We have an enormous opportunity in Seattle and I look forward working with our teams to grow our brands," said Davis. "Thanks to Hartley Adkins, Andrew Jeffries and Kent Haehl for this next step in my career with iHeartMedia as well as the talented teams in Minneapolis."

Prior to Nashville, Davis held programming positions in Madison, Baltimore, Allentown and Philadelphia.

Cumulus Expands with Dr. Drew, WO Adds ''Loveline''
RADIO ONLINE | Friday, December 19, 2014 | 2:17pm CT

Cumulus announces the launch of "Dr. Drew Midday Live with Mike Catherwood" airing weekdays in Los Angeles on KABC-AM (TalkRadio 790) beginning early January. As part of Dr. Drew and Mike Catherwood's expanded relationship with Cumulus, the company's Westwood One syndication division also will begin syndicating "Loveline" starting January 1. Loveline, currently with a long list of affiliates, will now be airing on a total of 35 Cumulus-owned stations.

Westwood One currently handles ad sales for "Loveline" and beginning January 1 will also be responsible for syndicating the nightly show to local radio stations nationwide. "Loveline" will continue to be available digitally via PodcastOne.

"I'm really looking forward to becoming part of the Cumulus family and proud to be on the air at the legendary KABC in Los Angeles," said Pinsky. "It will be a great platform to connect with listeners during the daytime. And while Loveline continues to be anchored at KROQ, I am thrilled that the show is expanding into new markets at night. This is a tremendous opportunity and I am grateful."

"Dr. Drew's passion for helping others has resonated with radio listeners for 30 years. He and Catherwood, one of radio's youngest and brightest personalities, have become two of Westwood One's most valued hosts," added Cumulus Executive VP/Content & Programming John Dickey. "We are pleased to expand our relationship with Dr. Drew and Mike through the expansion of Loveline and the introduction of Dr. Drew Midday Live with Mike Catherwood."

"Loveline" is radio's longest running call-in advice show. The show airs Sunday-Thursday from 10pm-12am PT and provides relationship, sexuality and drug addiction advice to young adults. Co-host Catherwood brings a unique viewpoint to the show as a cutting-edge humorist, pop culture commenter and new dad.

Loveline will air as of January 1 on the following Cumulus stations:

  • WKQX/Chicago, IL
  • WBRW/Blacksburg, VA
  • KXXR/Minneapolis, MN
  • KKGB/Lake Charles, LA
  • WFTK/Cincinnati, OH
  • KYYI/Wichita Falls, TX
  • KHTB/Salt Lake City, UT
  • KHKS/Abilene, TX
  • WEDG/Buffalo, NY
  • WJAD/Albany, GA
  • WBSX/Wilkes Barre-Scranton, PA
  • KZRK/Amarillo, TX
  • WQXA/Harrisburg, PA
  • WXFX/Montgomery, AL
  • WXZZ/Lexington, KY
  • WSMS/Columbus-Starkville-West Point, MS
  • WIXO/Peoria, IL
  • WMXT/Florence, SC
  • WWIZ/Youngstown, OH
  • WKQZ/Saginaw, MI
  • WRCQ/Fayetteville, NC
  • KDVV/Topeka, KS
  • KFOG/San Francisco, CA
  • WQKL/Ann Arbor, MI
  • KBXR/Columbia, MO
  • WXTL/Syracuse, NY
  • KQOB/Oklahoma City, OK
  • KGGO/Des Moines, IA
  • KKGL/Boise, ID
  • WXKR/Toledo, OH
  • WLAV/Grand Rapids, MI
  • WMOS/New London, CT
  • KKEG/Fayetteville, AR
  • WQHZ/Erie, PA
  • WNNX/Atlanta, GA
Dr. Drew Pinsky and Mike Catherwood are managed by Howard Lapides. Both shows are represented by Robert Eatman.

JVC Launches ''103.1 The Wolf'' in Orlando
RADIO ONLINE | Friday, December 19, 2014 | 1:46pm CT

JVC Media closed on its purchase of WHKQ-FM (103.1) in Orlando, this past Monday (12-15) and has now announced that it will be changing formats today at 1:03pm ET. At that time they will launch WOTW-FM (The Wolf) which will start playing 10,000 of the hottest country hits and the greatest country throwbacks in a row.

JVC Media has been in a rapid growth mode, recently expanding in Florida and Long Island with its entertainment and broadcast division adding jobs, staff and working hard to make radio local and community friendly once again. "I can't wait to turn on the Wolf and listen to it pump out the greatest country hits," said JVC Media CEO, John Caracciolo. VP, COO Victor Canales added, "15 years ago I came to Orlando as a night jock and met some of the most talented folks in the radio industry, today they are a part of 'The Wolf Pack'. Orlando, get ready to HOWL with 103.1 The Wolf, Orlando's Country Hits and Throwbacks" This station is sure to become your number ONE preset.

The programming will be headed by market Vet Rod Grant, aka Shadow, "I love this market and this format and I am thrilled to be back in the driver seat. This is going to be the listeners Country station and we are going to be very promotionally active and visible in the market. This is going to be a radio station that is live, local and fun, the way radio is supposed to be."

iHeartMedia Launches ''102.3 The Beat''in Cincinnati
RADIO ONLINE | Friday, December 19, 2014 | 12:26pm CT

iHeartMedia Cincinnati announced today the launch of a new radio station, 102.3 The Beat, Throwback Hip Hop and R&B, effective immediately. The station, broadcasting on translator W272BY, will draw from artists like Notorious B.I.G., Jay Z and Tupac as well as Jodeci, Aaliyah and R. Kelly. The complete programming lineup is available on

"The all-new 102.3 The Beat will bring back the fun times of an original hip-hop and R&B generation while continuing to serve the local community, playing the music our listeners want to hear," said Chuck Fredrick, Market President, iHeartMedia Cincinnati.

"I'm confident 102.3 The Beat listeners will remember where they were, who they were hanging out with and how they were feeling with every song we play," said Bo Matthews, Vice President of Programming, iHeartMedia Cincinnati.

Arizona Lotus Spices it Up with 94.3 La Buena
RADIO ONLINE | Friday, December 19, 2014 | 12:25pm CT

Arizona Lotus Corporation General Manager Ken Kwilosz today announced Arizona Lotus will be adding FM station 94.3 La Buena Mas Veriedad. La Buena will simulcast with 990 AM KTKT as of January 1st 2015.

Beginning January 5th 2015 94.3 FM La Buena will offer the following programming to the Tucson Market. Mornings with El Genio Lucas from 5a-11am and Saturday 7a-11a. Middays with Rosmar Vega from 11a-3p. Drive Home with El show de Eranzno la Chokolata from 3p-8p. Nights and Weekends on 94.3 LaBuena and 990 AM will be filled with a mix of core artist with a regional flavor. This gives our Tucson audience more variety.

Program Director Enrique Mayans commented "We are extremely happy to offer yet another excellent option in programming and a variety of top nationally recognized shows in this community. I am positive this Spanish variety station will be to the liking of our listeners. "La Buena" will serve as a complement with our sister station, KCMT La Caliente as we better serve this market."

Kwilosz on the new FM station "We are very excited to be launching a Spanish variety music station that will be filled with music and entertainment. Our goal is to serve our community by keeping them entertained and informed with the best possible programming available."

Hyundai to Debut New Display Audio System at CES
RADIO ONLINE | Friday, December 19, 2014 | 2:28pm CT

Hyundai announced this week, plans to debut an all-new display audio system at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). This infotainment system will be among the first in the auto industry to offer drivers of select 2016 Hyundai models the HD Radio Digital AM & FM alongside the new Android Auto and Apple CarPlay platforms for enhanced smartphone integration. Hyundai first offered HD Radio receivers back in 2008 on the Genesis and other models. The automaker will eventually bring this new infotainment system to all of its entry-level models.

iBiquity Digital will also have a display at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show located at booth #8232 in the Upper Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center. The latest features of the HD Radio Experience will be on display including 5 vehicles (Hyundai Genesis, Ford F-150, Chevrolet Tahoe, Lexus RC, and a Volkswagen) with HD Radio receivers.

HD Radio Technology is or will be available as a factory installed feature from all major auto manufacturers in the U.S. The brands include Acura, Audi, Bentley, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Ford, GMC, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Lamborghini, Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI USA, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Porsche, Ram, Rolls-Royce, Scion, Subaru, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen, and Volvo.

iHR App Makes Adweek's Hot List for Second Year
RADIO ONLINE | Friday, December 19, 2014 | 4:24pm CT

For the second consecutive year, iHeartRadio made Adweek's Hot List, Adweek Magazine's annual awards for standout media properties where readers are also polled on what the hottest apps, games and websites of the year. The results are in and for the second consecutive year, Adweek awarded iHeartRadio the "Reader's Choice Award" for the Hottest Music App of 2014.

iHeartRadio reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 50 million users faster than any digital music service and even faster than Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest. The iHeartRadio app is available across a variety of platforms including mobile, in-vehicle, in-home and gaming consoles, among others.

KXTG (750 The Game)/Portland Adds FM Simulcast
RADIO ONLINE | Friday, December 19, 2014 | 4:33pm CT

Alpha Media/Portland, OR, has announced the KXTG-AM (750 The Game) is now simulcasting on the FM dial at 102.9. The station's weekday lineup includes Dan Patrick in mornings from 6-9am, Jim Rome fro 9am-12pm, The Bald Face Truth's own John Canzano from 12-3pm and In the Huddle with Ragz from 3-7pm. 750 The Game is also the home of the Oregon Ducks, Portland Timbers, Portland Thunder, Seattle Seahawks, NFL, March Madness and the 2015 Super Bowl.

Alpha Media/Portland Senior VP/Market Manager Milt McConnell commented, "The Game being available on the 102.9 frequency means we have effectively increased the density of our coverage area that more than doubles the available audience to over 1.5m Metro Portland listeners."

Executive VP/Programming Scott Mahalick added, "Adding the FM frequency to our sports station will not only help increase revenue and ratings but will play a key role in opening up new live and local opportunities."

Dastur Named iHM SVP/Programming Integration
RADIO ONLINE | Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 8:42am CT

iHeartMedia announced today that Sharon Dastur will join its National Programming Platforms team as Senior Vice President of Programming Integration, effective Jan. 5. Dastur most recently served as Program Director for Z100/New York and Nick Radio, Nickelodeon's exclusive digital only station on iHeartRadio.

In her newly created position, Dastur will create cutting-edge programs that leverage the company's assets for brands and partners and will assist with the program execution with artist, managers and labels. In this role, she will develop cross promotion partnerships between label groups and agencies, and in addition she will work with in-market programmers, lending her knowledge and ability to help refine current programs and initiatives. She will also work together with the Artist Relations team on booking and talent negotiations for all iHeartRadio national events and industry events.

"I've had the pleasure of working with Sharon for more than 20 years. She's a professional that excels with every new challenge. When we look at where we're taking iHeartMedia, Sharon's experience and skills are perfectly suited for this role," said Tom Poleman, President of National Programming Platforms.

"Sharon is a top line talent with great programming, event and artist expertise. Her programming and station knowledge will be an incredible asset across our entire organization nationwide," said Clay Hunnicutt, Executive Vice President of National Programming Platforms, iHeartMedia.

"When Tom and Clay first approached me about this incredible new position, and knowing the direction where iHeartMedia is going, it seemed like the perfect next step in my career," said Dastur. "After more than 18 years at the world-famous Z100, I am extremely proud of all of the accomplishments the team has achieved. From guiding the station to its highest ratings and revenue, to recently coming off of our biggest and most successful Z100 Jingle Ball, it will be exciting to take those things we've successfully built locally over the years and integrate them into the national platform and throughout organization across the country. I'm thrilled to be joining this incredible NPP team and getting started on this next chapter in my life!"

Dastur is one of iHeartMedia' premiere programming talents. Under her leadership, Z100 became the No. 1 billing station, leading in all the target demographics 18-34 and 18-49, and was named the "2014 Station of the Year" at the Worldwide Radio Industry Awards. Dastur also previously served as National CHR Brand Coordinator, advising CHR stations across the country with her programming expertise and mentoring other Program Directors throughout the company to develop and strengthen their stations' branding, strategy, music and imaging. She has also been recognized by the industry with honors including being named one of the top "Women in Music" by Billboard, "Most Influential Women in Radio" for the past five years and as well as Best Program Director in America for four consecutive years by Radio Ink and honored as the "2014 Women of Influence" by the TJ Martell Foundation.

Mark Medina Named Z100/New York PD
RADIO ONLINE | Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 10:36am CT

iHeartMedia/New York announced today that Mark Medina has been named Program Director for Z100 WHTZ effective January 5, 2015. Medina most recently programmed HOT 99.5 in Washington, D.C. and Z104.3 WZFT in Baltimore. His programming experience also includes KZZP and KNIX in Phoenix and KRQQ in Tucson. Medina will also continue to be part of iHeartMedia's talent development coaching team, where he has been instrumental in developing and coaching some of iHeartMedia's top talent including The Kane Show, Toby Knapp and Johnjay & Rich.

"Mark is the perfect choice to continue to build on the success of Z100," said Thea Mitchem, Senior Vice President of Programming -- Major Markets, iHeartMedia. "He is an exceptional Program Director who has proven himself to be one of the most creative, innovative and strategic programmers at iHeartMedia."

"Mark Medina's move to New York is a testament of how iHeartMedia recognizes performance and works to create a clear path of advancement for the very best," said Joe Puglise, Market President, iHeartMedia New York. "I'm excited to work with Mark again and I¹m confident that his programming expertise will lead Z100 to new heights."

"Z100 is one of the most important media brands in the world,² said Medina. "The opportunity to work with the best in class staff at Z100 and play a role in the legacy and heritage of this radio station is thrilling. I couldn¹t be more ecstatic, and want to thank Thea Mitchem, Hartley Atkins, Joe Puglise, Tom Poleman, John Ivey and everyone who has played a role in my career development to help me reach this point."

Elliott Named 2015 Radio Mercury Awards Chief Judge
RADIO ONLINE | Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 7:12pm CT

The Radio Mercury Awards has announced Y&R NY Chief Creative Officer Jim Elliott as Chief Judge for the 24th annual awards competition. 2015 Call for Entry is now open and entries are being accepted for outstanding creative spots and campaigns from advertising agencies, radio stations, production companies, colleges, universities and advertisers.

Elliott joined Y&R NY as CCO in June, 2011, where he has overseen work for such internationally known brands as Land Rover, Campbell Soup Company and Dell. Prior to Y&R, Jim served as Group Creative Director at Goodby, Silverstein & Partners SF, where he spent five years working with clients such as Häagen-Dazs, Hyundai, Denny's, HP, Netflix and Yahoo!

"I could not be more excited to serve as the chair for this year's Radio Mercury Awards. Media is constantly evolving and changing around us, and yet radio creative is still the most challenging and truly the best writer's medium in which to challenge yourself," noted Elliott. "With all the new platforms radio has, there are no boundaries. The Radio Mercury Awards continue to drive the passion and creativity way beyond your average commercial, all while recognizing what it takes to create a well-crafted, creatively written spot."

"We're so privileged to have Jim Elliott as this year's Chief Judge for the Radio Mercury Awards," added RAB President/CEO Erica Farber and chair of the Radio Creative Fund. "Jim has a true appetite for exceptionally creative radio and has shown a commitment to transport the medium to new levels of excellence."

Nineteen prizes will be awarded in the following categories: Five Agency Production Single, Two Radio Station Produced Single, Student Produced Single, Public Service Announcement, Spanish Language Single, Five Radio Campaigns, Spanish Language Campaign, Best Use of Radio in an Integrated Campaign with Radio, Best Innovative Use of Radio, and Best Radio Promotion of the Year, along with the $50,000 Best of Show.

The deadline for this year's call for entry is Monday, April 6. This year's awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, June 3 in New York City. For more information regarding rules, guidelines, entry fees, and entry deadlines, log onto

Jim Ed Norman to Keynote A&O&B Pre-CRS Seminar
RADIO ONLINE | Friday, December 19, 2014 | 1:40am CT

Jim Ed Norman is set to keynote Albright & O'Malley & Brenner's 21st Annual Pre-CRS Seminar. The Grammy winning, multi-platinum selling producer, who is also CEO of The Curb Group, will share his insights into the current state of the Country music industry, the future of the format and share a few entertaining stories from the past. The seminar will take place on Wednesday, February 25 at the Ford Theater at the Country Music Hall in Nashville.

A&O&B partner Mike O'Malley said, "Jim has been in the middle of at least four country music revolutions-from the days of Anne Murray and Kenny Rogers to Randy Travis and Dwight Yoakam to Garth and Trisha and now in the latest boom with new artists like Dylan Scott and Tim Dugger. He's seen it all, knows what works, and I can't wait to hear what he has to teach us. And yes, I want to hear some of those stories, too."

The A&O&B team will present the first results of their 10th annual online perceptual study, "Roadmap 2015," including Country P1 trends in music, digital consumption, social networking and more. Plus, data from thousands of P1's from across the U.S and Canada will be included.

Guests at the seminar will also enjoy a live performance and meet & greet with Republic Nashville's new group A Thousand Horses. The group will perform songs from their new album "Southernality."

"Over the past years our presenters have included branding experts, talent coaches, researchers and even a politician," said partner Mike O'Malley. "It's a half-day of thought-provoking and actionable sessions that help set the stage for CRS."

Brenner added, "Today's hectic and demanding schedules often prevent valuable Face time with peers. This is an opportunity to share, learn, grow and reenergize for the new year."

iHM/Houston and Astros Sign 4-Year Deal
RADIO ONLINE | Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 2:04pm CT

iHeartMedia Houston and The Houston Astros today announced a four year agreement to keep Sportstalk 790 AM, Houston's Live & Local Sports Talk radio station, the home of the Houston Astros.

"I'm excited to extend our partnership with the Houston Astros for an additional four years; years that are sure to be the most successful and memorable in Astros history." said Eddie Martiny, President/Market Manager, iHeartMedia Houston. "I am confident that Jim Crane, Reid Ryan and Jeff Luhnow have created a solid foundation for new coach AJ Hinch and his players to enjoy success for many years to come."

Astros fans will continue to hear all regular season and spring training games, in addition to pre-game, post-game as well as all other Astros' related programming on Sportstalk 790 AM.

"We're extremely pleased to continue our relationship with Sportstalk 790," said Reid Ryan, Astros President of Business Operations. "They have been a great partners for many years, presenting Astros baseball in a first-class manner. With this agreement, Astros fans will continue to enjoy entertaining game broadcasts as well as quality pre and postgame shows."

"We're thrilled to be able to continue our partnership with the Astros. Baseball has always been a radio sport and we look forward to broadcasting all the action for this coming season and beyond," said Bryan Erickson, Director of AM Programming, iHeartMedia Houston.

Yahoo! Sports Radio Announces Talent Additions
RADIO ONLINE | Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 2:34pm CT

Yahoo! Sports Radio adds three new personalities to the network's 24/7 lineup, to be heard beginning in 2015. Long-time Sports/Talk host Anthony Pepe joins weekdays from 10am-12pm ET, beginning Monday, January 5. Broadcasting Saturdays and Sundays from 2-6pm ET, starting January 3, is sports host Matt Perrault. Launching January 4 and airing Sundays from 6-8pm ET, is morning anchor and Sports/Talk host Tim Murray. Finally, The Big Lead founder and publisher Jason McIntyre will provide a roundup of the week's sports headlines and entertainment Sundays from 11am-2pm ET, debuting January 11.

"We look forward to this expansion of our talented lineup, as we welcome Anthony, Matt, Jason and Tim to our 2015 lineup," said Yahoo! Sports Radio COO/Program Director Craig Larson. "The experience of all four in the sports broadcast realm, combined with their business-minded backgrounds, will deliver both great content and great opportunities for new and existing partners."

Anthony Pepe jump-started his radio career at WEEI-FM/Boston, where he created the Pepe and the Water Boys Event Team and worked on over 500 events, in addition to working closely with the sales department to create marketing partnerships. He later moved to WUFC-AM/Boston as Sporting News Radio's Marketing Director, where he handled all station marketing efforts. He went on to host afternoons on the station from 2003 to mid-2005 with The Diehards. In 2005, Pepe was named GM of WWZN-AM, now WUFC. In 2013, Pepe joined Yahoo! Sports Radio as host of a weekday program, and returned in 2015 after a brief hiatus.

Awarded for his broadcasting talents by the Nebraska and New Hampshire Broadcasting Associations, Matt Perrault has worked in three separate regions of the country over a nearly 20-year career. After graduating from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, has covered everything from Big East basketball to NFL football, working in major markets, including WEEI-FM/Boston and KCSP-AM/Kansas City, as well as Des Moines, Omaha, Charlottesville and more.

Currently the morning anchor at WTEM-AM (ESPN980)/Washington, DC, Tim Murray also hosts Sports Saturday from 10am-1pm ET on the station. Murray joined the Yahoo! Sports Radio family in August, 2013, as the update anchor for the Steve Czaban Show. Additionally, Murray provides scoreboard updates during the Washington Redskins Postgame Show locally.

While attending James Madison University, Jason McIntyre earned sports writing internships at the Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg, VA, and the Greensboro News & Record, where he whet his chops to later secure a position at the New Jersey Herald News, post-graduation. McIntyre then went on to report for the Bergen Record in North Jersey, where he covered high school sports, NBA, MLB and soccer. Additionally, McIntyre has appeared on many television and radio programs, including CBS Sports Network, FOX Business, Fox Sports 1, the Jim Rome Show and The Herd with Colin Cowherd.

Calhoun Concert Raises $245K for Kids Charities
RADIO ONLINE | Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 10:57am CT

iHeartMedia Communities and 97.5 WAMZ announced today that Coyote's Acoustic Concert raised more than $245,000 for children's charities, including St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The star-studded event took place Wednesday, December 3, 2014 and paid tribute to Coyote Calhoun, a 97.5 WAMZ veteran who has served Louisville's Country listeners for 35 years.

Country artists including Toby Keith, Justin Moore, Little Big Town, Jake Owen, Chase Rice, Chris Young, Eric Paslay, Montgomery Gentry, Craig Morgan, Craig Campbell, John Michael Montgomery, Kristian Bush, Brothers Osborne, and Maddie & Tae donated their time to perform at Coyote's Acoustic Concert, which drew 17,000 Country music fans to the sold out KFC YUM! Center.

The concert brought the Louisville community together to celebrate Coyote Calhoun's 35-year long career. 97.5 WAMZ will donate the event's net ticket proceeds to charities that serve children across the country, including St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and their lifesaving care facilities. Event sponsors included L

Fox News Radio Announces New Additions
RADIO ONLINE | Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 2:45pm CT

FOX News Radio (FNR) hires Jon Decker (pictured) as a White House correspondent and Gurnal Scott as a national correspondent. Additionally, FNR's Jessica Golloher will transition from her role as a national reporter in New York to a Middle East correspondent based in Jerusalem.

As FNR's White House correspondent, Decker will be based in Washington, DC, and cover all news related to the White House. He will make his network debut on January 5 and will also represent FNR in the White House press corps. Decker is joining FNR from SiriusXM Satellite Radio's "White House Insider" program where he served as a White House correspondent.

Based in FNR's world headquarters, Scott will report on all national news beginning on January 12. Prior to joining FNR, Scott served as an Assistant News Director for WUNC-FM/Raleigh.

FNR's Jessica Golloher will begin her new role as a Middle East correspondent on January 5. Golloher joined FNR in 2014 as a national reporter based in both Chicago and New York.

iHeartRadio Partners with Denon HEOS System
RADIO ONLINE | Thursday, December 18, 2014 | 10:55am CT

iHeartRadio and Denon Electronics have announced a partnership to offer iHeartRadio on Denon's HEOS wireless multi-room sound system. Now HEOS users have the capability to utilize iHeartRadio's free streaming music and live radio service through the HEOS app, available for both iOS and Android. This gives HEOS listeners access to thousands of live AM/FM radio stations from across the country and the ability to create their own Custom Stations.

"We are excited to partner with Denon Electronics to bring iHeartRadio into even more homes with the HEOS music player," said Darren Davis, President of iHeartRadio. "Its sleek and compact design combined with its premier stereo sound makes it perfect for enjoying your favorite iHeartRadio stations anywhere in the house."

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