In Brief - September 11, 2006
September 11, 2006

Cumulus Rhythmic Top 40 KCHZ (95.7 The Vibe)/Kansas City PD Maurice DeVoe is upped to OM for Cumulus/Kansas City.

Cumulus Mainsteam Top 40 WTWR (Tower 98.3)/Toledo APD/MD/afternoon driver and Imaging guru Eric Chase exits. Reach him at

Jacobs Media consultant Keith Cunningham picks up additional duties as Morning Show and Talent Development Specialist. Cunningham will work closely with morning shows and air talent to further develop their skills, approaches and ratings successes.

Radio One is suing former WDMK/Detroit morning show host John Mason over his non-complete clause, saying he has already broken his contract. According to The Detroit News, Mason's non-compete keeps him off other Detroit stations until January 29 of next year.

Mat Mitchell, APD/morning co-host, rises to PD of CHR KZCH/Wichita. Also at the station, MD JoJo Collins is now heard from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Brett Andrews now handles the 3 p.m.-7 p.m. shift and adds APD duties, and Spoon joins for the 7 p.m.-midnight role.

KRBZ/Kansas City morning co-host Danny Boi is exiting the Entercom Modern Rocker.

CHR WZAT/Savannah welcomes Gena Davis for middays. Davis, most recently at AC WGSY/Columbus, will be in place on September 18. Davis replaces Senea who recently exited. 

At Hot AC WJLQ/Pensacola, Lu Valentino comes on board for APD/afternoons. Valentino formerly worked at crosstown AC WMEZ.

WMG incubator label Asylum Records has signed a multi-faceted agreement with Hip-Hop label Aphilliates Music Group. Asylum will provide marketing, distribution and sales services to Aphilliates' roster of artists.

WEA Corp. signs a deal with Latin music label Union Records for the marketing and distribution of selected titles from its roster.

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