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Townsquare, CMP Partner for ''XXL Higher Level Radio''
Townsquare Media and Compass Media Networks
Townsquare Media and Compass Media Networks
Townsquare Media and Compass Media Networks have launched a new syndicated radio show, "XXL Higher Level Radio," tied to Townsquare's XXL Magazine, website and app. The show debuted Monday November 11 and airs 7pm-midnight on nine of its Urban stations. Hosted by DJ Wire of Townsquare's More

Townsquare Supports FCC Appeal in Prometheus Radio Project
Bill Wilson
Bill Wilson
Townsquare Media, Inc. Chief Executive Officer, Bill Wilson, today expressed the Company's support for the Federal Communications Commission's ("FCC") petition for rehearing of the decision of a panel of Judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in the Prometheus Radio Project case. More

Townsquare Strong Q3: Net Revenue Up 8%
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
"Townsquare's third quarter results exceeded our expectations, with ex-political net revenue and Adjusted EBITDA increasing 7.9% and 12.9%, respectively, over the prior year," said Bill Wilson, Chief Executive Officer of Townsquare. "When factoring in political comps from the prior More

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Townsquare/Portland Names Kwame Dankwa as Brand Manager
Kwame Dankwa
Kwame Dankwa
Kwame Dankwa joins Townsquare Media/Portland, ME, as Brand Manager for WJBQ-FM. He'll also handle afternoons on the CHR outlet. Prior to joining WJBQ, Dankwa was Program Director at WRTS-FM (Star 104)/Erie, PA. He's originally from Windsor, CT, and was previously heard on KPWK-FM (Power 933)/Seattle where he More

Cumulus Flips KQFC-FM/Boise to Soft AC as ''Magic 97.9''
KQFC-FM
KQFC-FM
Cumulus flips Country KQFC-FM/Boise to Soft AC as "Magic 97.9," with the slogan "playing a wide variety of music for adults from the past five decades." With the move, 25-year veteran programmer Lisa Adams is named the new PD. This marks a return to Boise for Adams, who previously More

Cumulus Launches KQFC All-New Magic 97.9/Boise
Lisa Adams
Lisa Adams
Cumulus has launched Magic 97.9/KQFC-FM bringing an exciting new Adult Contemporary radio station to Boise, ID, radio listeners. Magic 97.9 is a community-focused radio station playing a wide variety of music for adults from the past five decades. Programming the station is newly named Program Director, More

Cumulus Appoints Tammy O'Dell Columbia, SC VP/MM
Tammy O'Dell
Tammy O'Dell
Tammy O'Dell will be the new Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus Columbia, SC. The appointment marks a return to the company for O'Dell, who was formerly Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus-Charleston, SC. O'Dell has over 16 years' experience in radio broadcasting management and sales, and More

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Global Music Rights Sues Entravision Over Unpaid Royalties
Global Music Rights
Global Music Rights
Global Music Rights, a group headed by Irving Azoff that represents artists such as Drake and Bruce Springsteen, is suing Entravision Communications, reports the Los Angeles Times. GMR alleges that the company played its songs more than 10,000 times over the last couple of More

Townsquare Media/Hudson Valley Names Rick Everett as OM
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
Rick Everett is named Operations Manager for Townsquare Media in The Hudson Valley. In this role, he'll oversee all content and operations for the eight-station cluster there, including day-to-day programming of Classic Rock WPDH. He succeeds Joe Limardi, the cluster's OM for the More

Townsquare/Billings Hires Michael Foth as KMHK Brand Manager
Michael Foth
Michael Foth
Townsquare Media/Billings, MT, hires Michael Foth as the Brand Manager for heritage Classic Rock KMHK-FM (103.7 The Hawk). Foth's previous radio work includes helping to launch crosstown heritage CHR KRSQ, acting as the Creative Services Director at the start-up Hip Hop KXUU-FM/Denver, Brand More

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 recently as More

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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 Vice 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 recipients were More

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 impressive 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 served as 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 Sines. More

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