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Cruise Joins Townsquare Media/Portsmouth NH as OM/BM
Sammy Cruise
Sammy Cruise
Sammy Cruise joins Townsquare Media in Portsmouth, NH, as Operations Manager and Brand Manager with direct oversight of Country WOKQ. He succeeds Robby Bridges, wo will exit the post on September 15. Previously, Cruise spent the last 11 years with WIRK-FM (New Country 103.1)/West Palm Beach, most More

Townsquare Names Troy Clingerman MP/CRO for Wichita Falls, TX
Troy Clingerman
Troy Clingerman
Troy Clingerman has joined Townsquare Media as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer for its Wichita Falls, Texas cluster which includes Country 102.3 The Bull (KWFS-FM), Rock 106.3 The Buzz (KBZS-FM), CHR 92.9 NIN (KNIN-FM) and News-Talk 1290 (KWFS-AM). He will report to Townsquare Senior More

RAB, BMI and MIW Complete 12th Annual M&L Training Seminar
The Radio Advertising Bureau
The Radio Advertising Bureau
The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), in conjunction with BMI and the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group, has announced the successful completion of the 12th annual Rising Through the Ranks Women in Radio Management & Leadership Training Program. Twenty-seven scholarship More

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Townsquare Names Peter Bowen DOS for Cedar Rapids/Iowa City
Peter Bowen
Peter Bowen
Peter Bowen has joined Townsquare Media as Director of Sales for its Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA local media cluster including KHAK-FM 98.1, KRNA-FM 94.1, KDAT-FM 104.5, and i107.1 KRQN. He will report to Townsquare Media Cedar Rapids MP/CRO Terry Peters. "Peter is a rare find, having an More

YEA Networks Ups 30-Year Media Vet Shawn Nunn to President
Shawn Nunn
Shawn Nunn
YEA Networks promotes media executive Shawn Nunn to President. In the newly created post, Nunn will oversee YEA Networks' syndicated radio programs, including: "The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show," "Tino Cochino Radio" and "The Hollywood 5," as well as YEA Networks' growing family of podcasts. He has More

Townsquare Names Brian MP/CRO for Texarkana TX-AR
Brian Sines
Brian Sines
Townsquare Media Inc. has promoted Brian Sines to Market President and Chief Revenue Officer for its Texarkana cluster which includes KKYR-FM, KPWW-FM, KYGL-FM, KMJI-FM and KOSI-AM. He will report to Townsquare Senior Vice President Todd Lawley. "I am excited to join the team in Texarkana, "said More

Greg Janoff Joins United Stations as Chief Revenue Officer
Greg Janoff
Greg Janoff
United Stations Radio Networks (USRN) adds Greg Janoff as Chief Revenue Officer, effective immediately. In this new post, he'll oversee all of the company's advertising sales efforts which range from the traditional radio network business to audio and video revenue streams available to advertisers More

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Townsquare Q2 Net Revenue Grew 7%, Earnings Up 554.6%
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media reported second quarter net revenue grew 7.4% to $113.1 million from $105.3 million in 2018. Advertising net revenue increased 6% to $91.5 million, while interactive net revenue increased 30.8% to $15.3 million and Live Events declined 13.8% to More

WALJ-FM/Tuscaloosa AL Relaunches as ''105.1 The Block''
WALJ-FM
WALJ-FM
Following Townsquare Media's purchase of Urban WALJ-FM (105.1 Jamz) in Tuscaloosa, the station has been relaunched as "105.1 The Block." The new outlet will air Reach Media's syndicated "Rickey Smiley Morning Show" and Ally "The Pub" Washington will handle More

Townsquare Flips WQBK/Albany to AC as ''103.9 The Breeze''
Townsquare Media flips WQBK-FM/Albany, NY, to AC as "103.9 The Breeze." The new format features artists such as Elton John, Fleetwood Mac and Boyz II Men to Adele, Alicia Keys and Kelly Clarkson. Concurrently, the company flips WQBJ-FM to More

Townsquare's Lafayette, LA MP/CRO Mike Grimsley to Retire
Townsquare Media Inc. announced today that legendary local Louisiana radio executive Mike Grimsley will retire at the end of the month after serving as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer for its radio stations in Lafayette, LA for 25 years. The Tallahassee, Florida native, began his radio More

Craig Hahn Joins Townsquare as MP/CRO in Sedalia, MO
Craig Hahn
Craig Hahn
Townsquare Media has named Craig Hahn as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer for its Sedalia, MO local media cluster which includes Country KIX 105.7 (KXKX-FM), Awesome 92.3 (KSDL-FM), and News-Talk KSIS 1050-AM. He will report to Townsquare Regional Vice President Kelly Quinn. "Craig's More

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Townsquare Names Steve Chessare MP/CRO for Princeton, NJ
Steve Chessare
Steve Chessare
Townsquare Media has named Steve Chessare as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer for its Princeton, NJ local media cluster. Chessare will lead the local media team in Princeton, which includes WPST-FM, WNJE-AM (920 The Jersey), and WCHR-AM 1040, and report to Townsquare SVP Rob Williams. More

WWO 24/7 Ups George King to VP/GM, Sundstrom to VP/AS
George King
George King
Cumulus Media's Westwood One elevates two key execs in its 24-Hour Formats division. George King (pictured) rises to VP/General Manager from VP/Programming for Country. He'll oversee all programming and affiliate management for the company's 24-Hour Formats, with a focus on growth in new markets. More

Townsquare Media Filing with FCC Explains Ownership Changes
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
In a filing with the FCC, Townsquare Media, which is controlled by entities related to Oaktree Capital Group, revealed that Oaktree is in the process of implementing an merger agreement with Brookfield Asset Management, who is acquring 62% of Oaktree. The $4.8 More

Rising Through the Ranks Scholarship Recipients Announced
Radio Advertising Bureau
Radio Advertising Bureau
Scholarship recipients for 2019's Rising Through the Ranks program, presented by Radio Advertising Bureau, BMI and Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW), have been announced. The twenty-nine individuals selected will attend this year's seminar More

Country Radio Broadcasters Reveal 2019-20 Board of Directors
Country Radio Broadcasters
Country Radio Broadcasters
Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) has completed its elections for the organization's 2019-2020 board of directors. Returning as CRB Board President is Townsquare Media's Kurt Johnson, elected as Vice President is Cumulus Media's John Shomby and returning as Secretary is SummitMedia's Beverlee More

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