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Brian Wilson Named WWTN/Nashville Morning Host
Brian Wilson
Brian Wilson
Cumulus Media signs veteran broadcaster Brian Wilson as the host of Nashville's Morning News on News/Talk WWTN-FM (SuperTalk 99.7)/Nashville, airing weekdays from 5-9am. Wilson heads to Nashville from Washington, DC, where he was most recently co-host of the morning show on Cumulus' News/Talk WMAL-AM and FM. He More

KMG Networks Brings AXS TV's Dan Rather to Radio
Dan Rather
Dan Rather
AXS TV and KMG Networks, a division of Krantz Media Group, will bring AXS TV's original series "The Big Interview with Dan Rather" to U.S. radio. Advertising sales will be handled by Westwood One. Stations will receive an audio version of the series along with a corresponding video segment to post on their websites, More

Ailsa Chang to Host NPR's ''All Things Considered''
Ailsa Chang
Ailsa Chang
Ailsa Chang will host NPR's "All Things Considered" along with Audie Cornish, Mary Louise Kelly and Ari Shapiro. Noel King will join David Greene, Steve Inskeep and Rachel Martin as the fourth host of Morning Edition and the "Up First" podcast. Most recently, Chang was a correspondent for NPR's "Planet Money" podcast. More

Simon Mainwaring to Keynote 2018 NAB Show
Simon Mainwaring
Simon Mainwaring
Branding expert Simon Mainwaring will headline a keynote session titled "The Future of Profit is Purpose" on the Main Stage of the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas on Monday, April 9. The session will focus on how companies can develop and implement purpose-driven strategy to optimize overall business results. Mainwaring will More

Report: Veteran Journalist Daniel Zwerdling Exits NPR
NPR
NPR
Veteran investigative journalist Daniel Zwerdling exits NPR following allegations of sexual harassment reports Current. At least two NPR employees reported Zwerdling to human resources in November, after an invitation by NPR's leadership to report inappropriate behavior. In a statement to Current, Zwerdling said More

WABC/New York Teams Curtis and Cosby for Middays
Curtis Sliwa and Rita Cosby
Curtis Sliwa and Rita Cosby
WABC-AM/New York announces the pairing of quintessential New York host Curtis Sliwa and Emmy-winning journalist Rita Cosby for the new talk show, "Curtis + Cosby," debuting Tuesday, February 6 from 12-3pm. The new program brings together two renowned New York natives and veteran broadcasters for the first time. Sliwa, the More

KABC/Los Angeles Wins Five Golden Mike Awards
Leeann Tweeden
Leeann Tweeden
Cumulus Media's Los Angeles News/Talk radio outlet 790 KABC swept the 68th Annual RTNA Golden Mike Awards on Saturday, January 27, capturing top honors in all five categories in which the station was nominated. The station has won nine Golden Mike Awards in the past two years alone, and sportscaster Randy Wang brought home his More

Scripps Selling All 34 Radio Stations
The E.W. Scripps Co has announced a major and comprehensive plan for restructuring and cost reductions, including plans to sell all of its 34 radio stations and has retained Kalil & Co., Inc. to handle the process. The restructuring is expected to yield more than $30 million in annual cost savings. "Today, Scripps is a More

Sivan Named Co-Host of ''Dr. Drew Midday Live''
Lauren Sivan
Lauren Sivan
Los Angeles television anchor, reporter and pop culture observer Lauren Sivan joins syndicated Dr. Drew Pinsky as co-host of the daily News/Talk program "Dr. Drew Midday Live with Lauren Sivan." The three-hour show debuts this week and features a blend of Dr. Drew's and Sivan's takes on the news of the day, mixed with advice More

Silverman WCBS/New York Assistant Director/N&P
Alex Silverman
Alex Silverman
Entercom elevates Alex Silverman to Assistant Director of News and Programming for News WCBS-AM/New York. In this role, Silverman will help manage the day-to-day news coverage for the station, its website and social media channels in addition to his current reporting and anchoring responsibilities. Prior to joining WCBS in More

Seelig KCBS/San Francisco Director News/Programming
Jennifer Seelig
Jennifer Seelig
Entercom has promoted Jennifer Seelig to Director of News and Programming for KCBS All News (KCBS-AM and KFRC-FM) in San Francisco. "I'm incredibly excited that Jennifer will be leading KCBS's strong team and very important brand. KCBS has a legacy of success serving our community and I'm certain that with Jennifer's talent More

Salem Media Group Appoints Cohen VP/Local Digital
Jamie Cohen
Jamie Cohen
Salem Media Group appoints Jamie Cohen as VP/Local Digital, effective immediately. He joins Salem from USAToday Network, where he oversaw Digital sales and development efforts in a number of regions. Prior to that, Cohen worked for the Chicago Sun-Times and Journal Media Group, where, in both cases, he was responsible More

Charles Osgood to Retire From ''The Osgood File''
Charles Osgood
Charles Osgood
Veteran broadcast journalist and radio icon Charles Osgood has announced he's retiring from "The Osgood File," due to health concerns. This year marks the 50th anniversary of "The Osgood File," and earlier this month he renewed his deal with syndicator Westwood One, which now confirms his exit. The program had been heard four More

TEGNA to Acquire KFMB San Diego from Midwest
TEGNA
TEGNA
TEGNA Inc. has agreed to acquire 50kW News/Talk KFMB-AM (760) and 30kW Adult Rock KFMB-FM (100.7) in San Diego, along with CBS affiliate KFMB-TV and CW affiliate KFMB-D2, from Midwest Television Inc. for $325 million in cash. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018. TEGNA is primarily a television operator More

NPR's All Things Considered Gets New Co-Host
Mary Louise Kelly
Mary Louise Kelly
Starting January 17, Mary Louise Kelly will co-host NPR's flagship news program, All Things Considered, alongside Audie Cornish and Ari Shapiro. After two years as a co-host of both All Things Considered and the Embedded podcast, Kelly McEvers will step down at the end of January, but will continue her work as host and More

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