At Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-Omaha, Lester St. James exits the PD post at Classic Hits KGOR as well as the morning gig on Classic Rock KQBW, which recently flipped to CHR as 96.1 KISS FM. St. James will also step aside from his afternoon voicetracking duties at sister KTHR/Wichita.
Prolifik, night talent at CHR WKSS/Hartford, adds night duties at CHR sister WVMA/Norfolk.
Russ Allen, PD/afternoon host at Marc Radio-Gainesville CHR/Rhythmic WTMG, rises to Director/Programming.
Imaging Director and Interim APD Hunter, is officially given APD stripes at Hot AC WZPL/Indianapolis.
Hot AC WRQX/Washington, D.C. morning legend Jack Diamond embarks on his 24th year at the station today. Congratulations Jack!
Adult Hits WCHY (Charlie FM)/Madison, WI flips to Hot AC as "Mix 105.1." "We are thrilled to be bringing this amazing mix of contemporary music and breakout talent to Madison. Right now there is a hole in the market for a station like Mix. The perfect mix of opportunity and timing could not be better for Mix 105.1," said Michael Keck, Entercom-Madison VP/Market Manager.
Active Rock KAZR (Lazer 103.3)/Des Moines created a corn maze promoting both the station and the upcoming election, at the Pumpkin Ranch in Winterset, IA. The six-hour project is condensed into the 90 second video below:
Longtime Rock DJ Carol Miller has released her autobiography, Up All Night: My Life And Times In Rock Radio. The book, released last week, chronicles her storied career in radio, her battle with breast cancer, her relationships with rockers Steven Tyler and Paul Stanley and much more.
We have a trade...Cumulus trades Hot AC KRUZ/Santa Barbara for Educational Media Foundation's Contemporary Christian K-Love affiliate KXPC/Eugene.
Dial Global and NBC Sports officially launched the NBC Sports Radio network today on 178 affiliates. Chris Corcoran, NBC Sports Radio EVP/GM stated, "This is a great day in sports radio and we’re proud to have 178 affiliates share it with us. Our main goal from day one has been to deliver great content for radio stations and we are excited to finally hit the field and play."
Clear Channel Airports (CCA), a division of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc., announces the launch of a new in-airport TV network called ClearVision, featuring entertainment, news, music, and sports programming for travelers. ClearVision, which will debut at Raleigh-Durham International Airport this fall, brings together news and entertainment programming, as well as customized sports and music, from over 100 content providers including CBS, NBC, The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ Live and sports from the Tennis Channel.
Less than a week after returning the Grooveshark streaming music app to the Android, it has been dropped again from the Google Play app store. Grooveshark has fought legal battles with the major labels in recent years.
Nokia will launch a free music service in the U.S. that work work exclusively on its Lumia devices, according to Bloomberg.
FMQB offers condolences to the family and friends of Ann Arnold, longtime President of of the Texas Association of Broadcasters who passed away on 9/1 after a long battle with leukemia. She was 67.