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Alpha Media/Portland Names Tony Howard Interactive SM
Tony Howard
Tony Howard
Alpha Media/Portland, OR, names Tony Howard as Interactive Sales Manager, effective October 1. Most recently, Howard was VP of Sales & Affiliate Partnerships for Clip Interactive where he managed teams responsible for educating, training and supporting sellers from 600 U.S. affiliates. He's also worked More

Gentry Named VP/Market Manager for Cumulus Birmingham
Bill Gentry
Bill Gentry
Cumulus Media taps 30-year radio broadcasting vet Bill Gentry as VP/Market Manager for the company's cluster in Birmingham, AL. He joins Cumulus from Alpha Media/Louisville where he was Senior VP/Market Manager. Prior to that, Gentry served as Regional Market President for iHeartMedia, managing radio outlets More

Alpha Media/Mankato MN Names Jim Lowe Market Manager
Jim Lowe
Jim Lowe
Alpha Media/Mankato, MN appoints 30-year industry vet Jim Lowe as Market Manager. Lowe's career started in sales in Fargo, ND. He then moved up into management and regional management positions with with community broadcast organizations including the Owatonna and Minneapolis markets. Lowe's roots are in the More

Alpha Media/Louisville Flips WGHL-FM to ''ALT 105.1''
WGHL-FM
WGHL-FM
Alpha Media/Louisville flips WGHL-FM to Alternative as "ALT 105.1." The station previously known as "G105.1 The Throwback Station," switched to ALT 105.1 on August 31st. Alpha Media Executive VP/Content Scott Mahalick said, "Alternative Rock is an explosive growth format and Alt 105.1 is a perfect fit in our More

John Stewart Exits WHBC-FM (Mix 94.1)/Canton as PD
John Stewart
John Stewart
WHBC-FM (Mix 94.1)/Canton, OH Program Director John Stewart exits after six years. He also handled Content Director and afternoon duties for Mix 94.1 and served as Operations Director for News/Talk WHBC-AM. Stewart joined the Alpha Media Hot AC outlet from crosstown CHR WDJQ-FM (Q92) where he served as PD More

Geoff Moyer Named GSM of Alpha Media/Portland Talk Outlets
Geoff Moyer
Geoff Moyer
Geoff Moyer will take over General Sales Manager duties for Alpha Media's Talk stations in Portland, OR, which include KXL-FM (FM News 101.1), KXTG-FM (102.9/750 The Game), KUFO-AM (Freedom 970) and the 22-station Radio Northwest Network. Moyer has been with Alpha Media Portland since November, 2016 as the More

Chris Michaels Joins WIBL (107.7 The Bull)/Bloomington as PD
Chris Michaels
Chris Michaels
WXCL-FM (104.9 The Wolf)/Peoria, IL, Program Director Chris Michaels exits the Alpha Media Country outlet to join Great Plains Media's Country WIBL-FM (107.7 The Bull)/Bloomington, IL, for similar duties. He replaces Josh Roberts, who moved to Neuhoff Media/Springfield, IL, last June. Michaels had been with More

Nik Miles Joins FM News 101 KXL with ''Our Auto Expert''
Nik Miles
Nik Miles
Nik Miles has joined the lineup of KXL-FM (FM News 101)/Portland, OR, with a new, long-form version of "Our Auto Expert." The two hour program will now be available to stations through Envision Networks, in addition to the 45-second "Our Auto Expert" vignette. The program is a behind-the-scenes look at cars, More

Larry Wilson to Step Down as Alpha Media Chairman
Larry Wilson
Larry Wilson
Alpha Media has announced that veteran radio broadcaster Larry Wilson is stepping down as Chairman of the company's board of directors for the Oregon-based broadcast company he founded in 2009. He will remain a member of the board. Under Wilson's guidance, Alpha Media has become the largest privately-owned More

Second Annual MBA Radio Talent Institute Begins Monday
Chiefs play-by-play announcer Mitch Holthus
Chiefs play-by-play announcer Mitch Holthus
Young talent from eleven different universities converge on the campus of Northwest Missouri State University Monday to pursue their dreams of a radio career. The Missouri Broadcasters Association, with additional support from eight broadcast groups, are making it possible. Zimmer Radio and Marketing Group More

6th Annual KBA WKU Radio Talent Institute Begins Monday
Kentucky Broadcasters Association President/CEO Chris Winkle, and Partner in WCYN Broadcasting/Cynthiana, KY, welcomes students to the 6th annual KBA WKU Radio Talent Institute at Western Kentucky University starting Monday, July 23. Throughout the week, almost 40 broadcasters will follow Winkle, including a More

Hubbard Radio Talent Institute Begins on Monday
The third annual Hubbard Radio Talent Institute starts Monday on the campus of Central Washington University with Hubbard Radio Chair/CEO Ginny Morris taking the opening session. Students accepted into the Institute are immersed in all things radio with sessions including on-air, production, promotions, More

''The Hit List with Fitz'' Adds 20 Alpha Media Outlets
Fitz
Fitz
Sun Broadcast Group announced Monday that it's partnered with Alpha Media to bring the weekend countdown, "The Hit List with Fitz," to more than 20 of Alpha's Country formatted stations across the country. The move boosts Fitz to over 100 stations every weekend with new additions including KKRV-FM/Seattle, More

Alpha Media/Louisville Names Bearance as Market Manager
Steve Bearance
Steve Bearance
Alpha Media/Louisville names Steve Bearance as Senior VP and Market Manager. He previously served in similar duties for Cumulus Media/Buffalo. Prior to his role in Buffalo, Bearance was Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus' four-station cluster in Lexington, KY. Before that, he was the group's General More

Alpha Media/Fredericksburg Launches Live 99.3
Alpha Media-Fredericksburg, VA announced the launch of LIVE 99.3. Formally 99.3 The Vibe (WVBX-FM), the station will target the 18-49 demo with Today's Hit Music including artists such as Ed Sheeran, Camila Cabello, Drake, Maroon 5, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, and others. Alpha Media, Fredericksburg More

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