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Townsquare/Victoria Names Kovacik Director of Content
Jim Kovacik
Jim Kovacik
Townsquare Media appoints Jim Kovacik as Director of Content of the company's Victoria, TX stations, including Country KIXS-FM, Top 40 KQVT-FM, Classic Rock KLUB-FM and KTXN-FM (Jack FM). He replaces Wes Adams, who was promoted to Director of Content for the company's co-owned group in Grand Junction, CO. More

Ron deCastro Exits MediaCo/New York as Market President
Ron deCastro
Ron deCastro
Ron deCastro exits MediaCo/New York as Market President where he oversaw Rhythmic CHR WQHT (Hot 97) and Urban WBLS-FM. deCastro joined the company in April, 2020 from Townsquare Media where he served as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer of News/Talk WKXW-FM (New Jersey 101.5)/Trenton. Over his More

iHeartMedia/Charlotte & Raleigh Names Chris Crowley PD
Chris Crowley
Chris Crowley
iHeartMedia Charlotte and Raleigh appoints 20-year veteran programmer Chris Crowley as Program Director for Classic Rock WRFX-FM (99.7 The Fox) and Alternative WEND-FM (106.5 The End) in Charlotte, as well as Classic Rock WRDU and Alternative W237BZ (ALT 95.3) in Raleigh, effective October 1. He most More

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Field, Pittman Join CRS 2022 Heads of State Series Lineup
CRS 2022
CRS 2022
CRS has announced the addition of Audacy Chairman/President and CEO David Field and iHeartMedia CEO Bob Pittman to the newly formed CRS Heads of State Series to be held during CRS 2022 on February 23-25, 2022. Field and Pittman join the list of the industry's most high-profile More

MediaCo's HOT 97 & WBLS Names Kristin Roderick VP of Sales
Kristin Roderick
Kristin Roderick
MediaCo Holding Inc., owner of HOT 97, WBLS, and Fairway Outdoor, announced today that Kristin Roderick has been named Vice President of Sales, effective August 9. Roderick, a longtime industry veteran, was most recently the Vice President of Partnership Sales for Townsquare Media where she utilized More

iHM/St. Louis Appoints Libby Nolan as Senior VP of Sales
Libby Nolan
Libby Nolan
iHeartMedia/St. Louis appoints Libby Nolan as Senior VP of Sales, effective immediately. Nolan joins the iHM cluster from Zimmer Radio in Springfield, MO where she served as VP and Director of Sales. Before that, Nolan served as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer for Townsquare Media's More

2021 NAB Marconi Radio Award Finalists Announced
NAB Marconi Radio Awards
NAB Marconi Radio Awards
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced the finalists for the 2021 NAB Marconi Radio Awards, honoring radio stations and air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. The winners will be announced October 13 at the Marconi Reception, More

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Townsquare Media Q2 Net Revenues Up 44.9% to $107.3M
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media reported second quarter net revenue climbed 44.9% to $107.3 million from $74.1 million in 2020. Net revenues grew 45.7% excluding political revenue. Adjusted EBITDA increased $28.2 million to $30.3 million from $2.1 million. The company posted a net income for the More

Chris Tingle Named MP/CRO Townsquare Texarkana
Chris Tingle
Chris Tingle
Townsquare Media Inc. announced today that former SpotX Regional Director Chris Tingle has joined the Company as as Market President/Chief Revenue Officer for its Texarkana local media cluster. He will report to Townsquare Senior Vice President Todd Lawley. "Chris has a strong track record of success in More

Townsquare Names Peter Van Den Heuvel MP/CRO Cedar Rapids
Peter Van Den Heuvel
Peter Van Den Heuvel
Townsquare Media has announced that former Spectrum Reach Regional Executive Peter Van Den Heuvel has joined the Company as Market President/Chief Revenue Officer for its Cedar Rapids/Waterloo local media cluster. In this role, he will oversee the local media team while driving strategic sales and content More

Townsquare CEO Bill Wilson Offers Insights
Bill Wilson
Bill Wilson
Townsquare Media has announced its recent participation in the Noble Capital Markets C-Suite Interview Series, presented by Channelchek, and the date for the release of its second quarter 2021 financial results. Chief Executive Officer Bill Wilson recently sat down with Noble Capital Markets Senior More

Rising Through the Ranks Scholarship Recipients Announced
Radio Advertising Bureau
Radio Advertising Bureau
Scholarship recipients for this year's Rising Through the Ranks program, presented by the Radio Advertising Bureau, BMI and Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio, have been selected. As previously announced, this year's program will be held virtually and will run over five Tuesdays in August from 11am-2pm More

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Townsquare Announces Content Leadership Team
Jared Willig, Kurt Johnson & Jackie Corley
Jared Willig, Kurt Johnson & Jackie Corley
Townsquare Media has announced today that longtime Company Digital leader, Jared Willig, has been appointed as Chief Content Officer, overseeing all content for the Company across all its radio and digital platforms and consumer touchpoints. Willig has been with More

David Santrella Elected as NAB Joint Board Chair
David Santrella
David Santrella
Salem Media Group President of Broadcast Media David Santrella has been elected chairman of the NAB Joint Board of Directors, NAB announced today. Santrella takes over from Hearst Television President Jordan Wertlieb, whose term expired. Townsquare Media Group CEO Bill Wilson was elected Radio Board More

Townsquare Names Mary Fork Southwest Michigan MP/CRO
Mary Fork
Mary Fork
Mary Fork has been appointed as Market President/Chief Revenue Officer for Townsquare Media's Southwest Michigan region including Kalamazoo and Battle Creek. Most recently Fork led teams for Comcast/Effectv throughout Southeast Michigan. She will report to Townsquare Senior Vice President Todd Lawley. More

25-Year Veteran Radio Broadcaster Nick Cash Dead at 56
Nick Cash
Nick Cash
Sad to report the death of veteran radio broadcaster Nick Cash (aka Richard Szost), who passed away last week at age 56 at his home in Hickory, NC. Cash spent more than 25 years in the radio business, including over eight as Brand Manager and afternoon host at iHeartMedia's Country KHGE-FM (102.7 The More

Morgan Wallen Quietly Slips Back on the Airwaves
Morgan Wallen
Morgan Wallen
A little over four months ago, country superstar Morgan Wallen was persona non grata on most country music stations after a video of him using the N-word in a drunken exchange with friends in his driveway went viral. Wallen later apologized but that did little to reinstate airplay... until now. Wallen songs More

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