In Brief - October 1, 2008
October 1, 2008

The NAB and RAB's "Radio Heard Here" campaign launches, with spots available for stations to download and air via Members of the HD Radio Digital Alliance can also download "Radio Heard Here" spots from this site. The campaign was originally announced by the NAB's David Rehr back in April.


Ed Krampf joins CBS Radio as SVP/Market Manager of the company's Tampa cluster, replacing Charlie Ochs. Krampf will oversee Country WQYK, Oldies WRBQ, Smooth Jazz WSJT, Spanish WYUU and Top 40/Rhythmic WLLD. He was most recently SVP at Clear Channel-San Francisco.


Citing budgetary reasons, AC WKQC/Charlotte says goodbye to morning man Derek James and MD/afternoon talent T. Edward BensenB, with APD/midday hostess Scarlet C.  also slated to leave at monthís end. WKQC Promotion Director Leah Galloway, Production Director Rick Scaffe along with CHR sister WNKS Marketing Director Natalie Kirby also exit.


Kelly Brown exits the midday gig at Rock WIOT/Toledo.


Clear Channel Radio taps Michael Oppenheimer for Market Manager duties the companyís six station Memphis cluster.


Due to Entercom budget cuts, Rob Cressman exits as PD of Modern Rock WMFS/Memphis after a decade with the station. He can be reached at


Andrea Scott is named Market Manager for Main Line Broadcastingís five-station Dayton cluster


Saga Communications/Asheville Radio Group launched Triple A 98.1 The River at noon today (10/1). The station will feature artist like Dave Matthews Band, Bob Marley, R.E.M., Indigo Girls, Van Morrison, U2, Elvis Costello, Norah Jones and Jack Johnson, in addition to a commitment to quality music from emerging artists. The station is being consulted by WCNR/Charlottesville PD Brad Savage and is being overseen by GM Bob Bolak, OM Steve Marcus and sister Rock WTMT PD Craig DeBolt. The station requests music service at  98.1 The River, Attn:  Steve Marcus, 1190 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC  28806

Changes at WIHB (B92)/Charleston, Apex Broadcasting Operations Manager Bryan Taylorís responsibilities continue to grow inside the Charleston cluster, B92 has announced a new programming line up. MD Dave Ryan is upped to APD and will be taking music calls on Thursdays 12-2 p.m. at 843-972-1150. Night guy Sean Mack adds MD stripes and will be fielding music calls on Thursdays 3-5 p.m. at 843-972-1104.

Dick Jenkins, founder of EMF Broadcasting Networks, resigns effective today as CEO and is replaced by Mike Novak, who rises from the EMF President post.

In support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, CHR WFLY (FLY 92.3)/Albany is going all P!nk today (10/1) and will be playing nothing but P!nk songs all day long! The station willl also give listeners facts about the disease and resources they can use for prevention, detection, and treatment. The FLY website will also sport a pink look and more info about breast cancer and a link for listeners to donate money to help fund treatment and look for a cure.


Paul West has been promoted to SVP of Studio & Vault Operations for Universal Music Logistics.

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Jon Zellner
EVP/Programming Operations

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