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Country Radio Broadcasters 2020-2021 Board of Directors
Country Radio Broadcasters
Country Radio Broadcasters
The Country Radio Broadcasters have completed their elections for the organization's 2020-2021 board of directors. Returning as CRB Board President is Kurt Johnson of Townsquare Media, while John Shomby is elected as Vice President and returning as Secretary is Beverlee Brannigan. Serving on this year's More

WayFM Resets Leadership Team, Tim Dukes Becomes COO
Tim Dukes
Tim Dukes
Way Media has announced a series of promotions at the Christian content ministry. Tim Dukes (pictured) is assuming the role of Chief Operating Officer. He joined Way Media in 2015 as General Manager of KAWA/Dallas-Fort Worth, and in January, 2019 added oversight of its stations in Tennessee, Kentucky, More

''Chachi Loves Everybody'' Podcast Releases New Episodes
Chachi Loves Everybody
Chachi Loves Everybody
Benztown announces the release of two new episodes of "Chachi Loves Everybody," a new original podcast produced by Benztown and featuring Benztown President and audio brand builder Dave "Chachi" Denes. The new episodes feature Chachi's one-on-one interviews with P1 Media Group Partner Ken Benson and storied More

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Free NABOB Webinar: Preping Talent for Current Crisis
Skip Dillard
Skip Dillard
As part of the 2020 NABOB Media Learning Series, the NABOB is presenting a free Webinar entitled: "How Are You Preparing/Developing Your Talent During the Pandemic/Social Justice Crisis?" The webinar will be held Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 2:00pm EST and hosted by Skip Dillard, VP Programming for Emmis More

Emmis Board Votes to Delist Class A Shares from NASDAQ
Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications
In an 8K filing with the SEC, the board of directors for Emmis Communications voted to voluntarily delist the company's Class A common stock from the NASDAQ Stock Market on Thursday, April 23. The company notified NASDAQ of the board's move on Friday, April 24. Emmis intends to file with the SEC, on or about More

Advantage Music Research Debuts #RadioStrong During Pandemic
#RadioStrong
#RadioStrong
Advantage Music Research President Deena Hollander is sharing stories of the work radio stations are doing in the face of challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic and encourages others to share by using the hashtag #RadioStrong. AMR has created a special page on its website More

Charlie Morgan Exits Emmis After More Than a Decade
Charlie Morgan
Charlie Morgan
After more than a decade with Emmis Communications, Charlie Morgan is exiting. Morgan served as Senior VP/Market Manager of Emmis/New York, now Emmis/Mediaco-owned, which includes WBLS, WLIB and WQHT (Hot 97). He had also overseen the company's cluster in Indianapolis, which includes WIBC, WFNI, WYXB, WLHK More

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WBLS and WLIB/New York PD Skip Dillard Upped to VP/P
Skip Dillard
Skip Dillard
Emmis/New York promotes Urban WBLS-FM and Gospel WLIB Program Director Skip Dillard to VP/Programming for both stations. Graham "Skip" Dillard has served as the Operations Manager and PD for Emmis duo for over 10 years, joining then Inner City in 2008. Previously, he spent almost a year as PD of then CBS More

Entercom Names Bob Mackay as SVP/MM for Austin Market
Bob Mackay has been named Senior Vice President and Market Manager for Entercom Austin, effective January 27. In this role, he will have oversight of Majic 95.5 (KKMJ-FM), Mix 94.7 (KAMX-FM), Talk Radio 1370 (KJCE-AM), and The New Hot 95.9 (KKMJ-HD3). Mackay was previously General Sales Manager for Entercom More

iHeartMedia/New York Names Bernie Weiss Market President
Bernie Weiss
Bernie Weiss
iHeartMedia/New York appoints Bernie Weiss as Market President. Concurrently, Steve DeLusant is elevated to Region Senior VP/Sales, effective immediately. Weiss, a media veteran whose been with iHeartMedia for over a decade, previously served as Region Senior VP/Sales for the company's New York group, where More

Emmis, Standard General Close WBLS-WQHT/N.Y. Transfer
Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications and Standard General have closed on the transfer of the licenses of Emmis' 4.2kW Urban AC WBLS-FM and 6.7kW Rhythmic CHR WQHT-FM (Hot 97) in New York for $91.5 million cash to their new public company Mediaco Holdings. Also part of the consideration is a $5 million note receivable and More

Entercom Names Rachel Williamson Chicago Market Manager
Rachel Williamson
Rachel Williamson
Cox Media Group's Gamut President/GM Rachel Williamson is appointed Regional President for Entercom's cluster in Milwaukee and Madison, as well as Market Manager for Chicago, beginning in 2020. She succeeds Jimmy de Castro, who is retiring. Previously, Williamson served as CMG's Director of Digital Revenue More

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Meruelo Media Senior Director of Engineering Grieger Dies
Terry Grieger
Terry Grieger
Sad to report that Meruelo Media Senior Director of Engineering Terry Grieger has died in Los Angeles. A native son of Indiana, Grieger had a long, illustrious career throughout the U.S.; especially in Los Angeles, working for Meruelo Media, Cumulus, Bonneville, Entercom, Clear Channel Radio and Emmis More

Entravision Names Mateo and Marrero VPs of Audio Network Sales
Entravision has announced the promotion of Jose Mateo III and the appointment of Erika M. Marrero to Vice Presidents of Entravision's Audio Network Sales, effective immediately. Marrero and Mateo will report directly to Liliana Aristizabal, Entravision's Senior Vice President National Sales for the Eastern More

Report: WWPR/NY's Angie Martinez Injured in Auto Accident
Angie Martinez
Angie Martinez
iHeartMedia's WWPR-FM (Power 105.1)/New York afternoon host Angie Martinez said in a social media post Monday morning that she had sustained "severe" injuries in a car accident, and would be off the air for an unspecified period of time, reports Newsday's Verne Gay. In the Twitter post Bronx-born More

Benztown Launches New Podcast ''Chachi Loves Everybody''
Chachi Loves Everybody
Chachi Loves Everybody
Benztown announces the launch of "Chachi Loves Everybody," a new original podcast produced by Benztown and featuring company President Dave "Chachi" Denes. "Chachi Loves Everybody" takes listeners with Denes -- better known as "Chachi" -- as he sits down for candid conversations with Radio's legends, master More

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