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Jim Diamond to Host Afternoons on KXLY-FM in Spokane
Jim Diamond
Jim Diamond
Morgan Murphy Media hires Jim Diamond to host afternoon drive on KXLY-FM (The Big 99.9 Coyote Country) in Spokane, WA. He previously spent 23 years at Stephens Media Group's crosstown Country KDRK-FM before retiring in 2018. Diamond started his radio career at CHR station in Billings, MT while attending More

WBAL Ups Jeff Wade to Dir./Programming and News Director
Jeff Wade
Jeff Wade
WBAL (NewsRadio 1090 and FM 101.5) elevates Jeff Wade to Director of Programming and News Director for both Baltimore-based radio brands. Wade joined WBAL in 2017 as the station's News Director. In his new role, he'll oversee WBAL's roster of talk personalities while continuing to lead its news staff. He More

WESA-WYEP/Pittsburgh Ups Courtnae Turko to Senior VP
Courtnae Turko
Courtnae Turko
Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corp., owner of News/Talk WESA-AM and AAA WYEP-FM in Pittsburgh, elevates VP/Human Resources and Organizational Development Courtnae Turko to Senior VP, effective October 1. "Courtnae has proven not just to be exceptionally good at her own work, but at being a trusted More

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iHeartMedia Debuts the ''New Mega 97.1'' in Tucson
KMMA-FM/Tucson
KMMA-FM/Tucson
iHeartMedia launches Spanish Hits "Mega 97.1" on KMMA-FM in Tucson, effective immediately. Mega 97.1 will air Latino hits, including songs from artists such as Bad Bunny, J. Balvin, Karol G, Romeo Santos and more. The station will also feature air talent including Suzette Rodriguez, who will be familiar to More

NYC Radio Stations Launch ''Fall in Love with Radio''
New York City Radio
New York City Radio
The New York City Radio Committee, a joint partnership of all the major radio broadcasters in New York City, has developed a marketing campaign to promote the power of radio. The campaign will include radio messaging on over twenty of New York's most listened-to stations, digital and More

Audacy Announces New Leadership for KYW in Philadelphia
Kristina Koppeser and Tom Rickert
Kristina Koppeser and Tom Rickert
Audacy has announced new leadership for all News KYW in Philadelphia. The station has named Kristina "Luca" Koppeser as Brand Manager and Director of Digital Content. In this role, she will oversee the station's content strategy, talent, operations and branding. KYW also named More

Kristy Beebe Area President for iHM/Kentucky-Carolina Area
Kristy Beebe
Kristy Beebe
iHeartMedia appoints Kristy Beebe as Area President for the newly formed Kentucky-Carolina Area, encompassing more than 47 stations, including Louisville, Lexington and Somerset, KY along with Columbia, Charleston, Myrtle Beach and Florence, SC. Beebe joins from the company's Indianapolis cluster where she More

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GKB/Milwaukee Names Ryan Williams Director of Marketing
Ryan Williams
Ryan Williams
Good Karma Brands/Milwaukee, which owns Newsradio 620 WTMJ, 94.5 ESPN and 101.7 The Truth, names Ryan Williams as Director of Marketing, overseeing all marketing operations for all three stations. Prior to joining Good Karma Brands, Williams served as Regional Brand Manager at Audacy in Chicago. Williams More

Hope Media Group Names Overfield as KSBJ-KHVU/Houston GM
Nancy Overfield
Nancy Overfield
Nancy Overfield is appointed Chief of Marketing for Hope Media Group as well as General Manager of Christian CHR KSBJ and Spanish CHR KHVU (Vida Unida) in Houston. She'll begin her new posts in early October. Previously, Overfield served as President of Latin World Entertainment Licensing and as a volunteer More

JVC Radio Returns ''The Wolf'' in Orlando on WFYY-HD2
WFYY-FM-HD2
WFYY-FM-HD2
After promising it would return -- and six weeks after JVC Broadcasting flipped Country WOTW-FM (103.1 The Wolf) in Orlando to Rhythmic CHR -- "The Wolf" has returned. The former Country outlet is now airing on WFYY-FM-HD2 and is running jockless. This brings the number of Country stations on HD signals to More

Bauermeister Named WPYO/Orlando and WSUN/Tampa GM
Fernando Bauermeister
Fernando Bauermeister
Fernando Bauermeister is named General Manager of Spanish Broadcasting System's Spanish Hits WPYO-FM (El Nuevo Zol 95.3 FM) in Orlando and WSUN (El Nuevo Zol 97.1 FM) in Tampa. He formerly served as General Sales Manager for Cox Media Group's Spanish Hits WOEX (Exitos 96.5) in Orlando. Bauermeister also More

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Report: Sen. Paul Introduces Broadcast Deregulation Bill
U.S. Congress
U.S. Congress
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) has introduced The Local News and Broadcast Media Preservation Act of 2022 that would invalidate the FCC's current multiple station ownership limits and prevent the FCC from restoring the prohibition on common ownership of broadcast properties and newspapers, reports Broadcasting More

Hope Media Group to Acquire WLFE-FM in Miami
Hope Media Group
Hope Media Group
Hope Media Group (HMG) intends to purchase 100kW Christian CHR WLFE-FM (90.3) licensed to Cutler Bay, FL which provides coverage to Miami from Calvary Chapel of Kendall, FL. Terms were not disclosed. HMG plans for it to serve as the South Florida outlet of "Vida Unida," its More

Clear Channel Founder Lowry Mays Dead at Age 87
Lowry Mays
Lowry Mays
Clear Channel founder Lowry Mays died on Monday at the age of 87. The announcement of his death was made by his alma mater, and the namesake of its business school, Texas A&M University. Mays founded the San Antonio Broadcasting Company back in 1972 and the name was later changed to Clear Channel More

Lanctot: It's Time for Auto Makers to Rescue Radio
Roger Lanctot
Roger Lanctot
Automotive futurist Roger Lanctot, director of Automotive Connected Mobility in the Global Automotive Practice for Strategy Analytics, has called out the automotive industry on the ZoneCasting proposal before the FCC. In a LinkedIn post entitled, "Time for Auto Makers to Rescue Radio," he states that the More

Eastlan Ratings Hires Emilio Abdala as Director of MC&CS
Eastlan Ratings
Eastlan Ratings
Eastlan Ratings appoints Emilio Abdala to the newly created post of Director of Multi-Cultural & Christian Solutions. Abdala was previously an account manager at Arbitron and created plans for companies like Univision, Verizon Wireless and the MLS' Chicago Fire. Eastlan More

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