Changes at CHR WXRK (92.3 NOW)/New York, where night host Chunky exits, replaced by Zann, starting this Monday, June 11. Zann was previously co-host of Chio In The Morning at WRDW (Wired 96.5)/Philadelphia.
WKTU/New York morning host Paul "Cubby" Bryant announced on his show yesterday that he is the new DJ for the in-stadium music that will be heard this year at Met Life Stadium for the New York Jets games.
Joe Rosati joins CHR KEGY/San Diego for middays/Imaging duties. Rosati, who becomes the first local voice on KEGY, formerly held a similar role at CHR WKQI/Detroit.
KJQY/Colorado City becomes Power 103.3. "This station represents music with energy! Working with Mike Knar, we custom-designed this format to appeal to people who like dance, R&B, and yesterday's Top 40 hits, mixed in with a touch of contemporary Latin music." says owner Steve Bartholomew.
Sports Talk WFAN-AM/New York will celebrate its 25th anniversary this summer, with a series of events and promotions. 'FAN launched on July 1, 1987. Special programming and highlights will include ticket giveaways, live broadcasts, on-air reunions and returns from previous hosts and much more. Mark Chernoff, OM of WFAN and VP of Sports Programming for CBS Radio says, "We are proud to be a part of the fabric of New York sports. WFAN has appreciative and engaged listeners who are the backbone of the station. Our audience, along with our sportstalk personalities have allowed WFAN to achieve such groundbreaking success and helped the station become an institution in the Big Apple. It is no coincidence that the station is nicknamed ‘The Fan,’ acting as a mouthpiece for die-hard sports enthusiasts."
Universal Music Group promotes Michael Seltzer to SVP of Business & Legal Affairs for East Coast Labels. UMG’s East Coast labels include The Island Def Jam Music Group and Universal Republic Records. Formerly, Seltzer served as SVP of Business & Legal Affairs for The Island Def Jam Music Group. As part of his expanded duties, Seltzer will oversee the legal staffs from Island Def Jam and Universal Republic, which will report to him.
The White House nominates FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn for a second term. Clyburn's current term was set to expire at the end of June, but her second term would be a full, five-year term. In a statement, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said, "In renominating Commissioner Clyburn, President Obama has made an outstanding choice for the Commission and for the American people. As I know from working with her for the past several years, Commissioner Clyburn is a strong leader, focused on helping all Americans harness the benefits of broadband. I congratulate her."
Derrik Dennis joins Arbitron as Director of Sales for the Arbitron Mobile division.
Marketron announces a partnership with Univision, where Univision Radio will begin to use Marketron’s Mediascape platform, integrating it across it 69 stations in the United States "to increase efficiencies and enhance its ability to turn corporate data and operations into an increased revenue engine."