In Brief - April 9, 2013
April 9, 2013

This past year, City of Hope sponsored an event on November 7 at the House of Blues in Los Angles to roast veteran Clear Channel Programmer John Ivey. The fundraising entertainment/industry event was a gathering of many from the radio and record community as well as family, friends and celebrities. FMQB, which was proud to support and attended the event, has since unearthed some video that was shown the night of the event, which chronicles John Ivey’s life. Ivey was a good sport, as he took his roasting like a man, on an evening that raised over $100,000 for one of the industry’s great causes…City of Hope! You can check out that video on Ivey's life here. For a view of Columbia EVP/GM Joel Klaiman’s personal "roast tribute" to John, please click here.

AC WASH-FM/Washington, D.C. names Chilli Amar morning drive co-host, effective April 16. Amar will co-host mornings with Loo Katz weekdays from 5-9:00 a.m. EST. Since 1996 she has been working in the Washington, D.C. market and has held a variety of radio roles including news reporter/anchor, morning show side-kick, afternoon personality and traffic reporter.

At CHR WILN/Panama City, the husband and wife morning team of Davin and Ana exit and are moving home to Oklahoma following the passing of Davin's father. As a result, Miguel and Mandy shift from afternoons to mornings.

Nugget joins CHR KHTT/Tulsa for nights. Nugget formerly handled mornings at WHPP/Ft. Wayne.

Galaxy Communications Rock trimulcast "K-Rock" WKRL/Syracuse-WKLL/Utica-WKRH/Oswego announces its Dysfunctional Family BBQ 7, which moves to the Oswego Speedway for the 2013 edition, set for May 18. Volbeat, 10 Years, Big Wreck, Wayland, Surrender The Fall and Eye Empire make up the lineup.

Modern Rock WEQX/Albany, NY-Manchester, VT announces the lineup for the 65th annual Tulip Fest in Albany's Washington Park. Silversun Pickups will headline the event, with The Features and Royal Teeth also on the bill.

Kelly Edwards Fontaine, Radio Disney Executive Director/Music & Programming, will exit the company to relocate to Phoenix to be with her husband. Her last day will be April 12.

Longtime Chicago radio columnist Robert Feder has announced he has accepted a buyout of his contract at Time Out Chicago and will be leaving the paper. Feder wrote on his Facebook page, "With the sale of Time Out Chicago, I have agreed to accept a buyout of my contract. I am eager to continue my work and I expect to make an announcement soon. Until then, I'll keep you posted on Facebook and Twitter. Thanks so much for reading me!"




 
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