In Brief - October 8, 2012
October 8, 2012

CHR WERO (Bob 933)/Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville, NC night host Crystal Legends segues to sister NextMedia Country WRNS as co-host alongside Jim Mantel for Mantel In The Morning. Cluster OM and Bob 933 PD Chris "Hollywood" Mann commented, "Crystal is an amazing talent with a bigger than life personality. She will be a huge asset to the WRNS brand and morning show. I am excited for the next step in her radio journey." Bob 933 now has a night opening to replace Legends. Interested candidates can email resumes and airchecks to (Minimum two years experience, knowledge of Selector, Adobe preferred. NextMedia is an EOE.)
     NextMedia's Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville cluster is also on the hunt for the next PD for the legendary Rock 105 - WXQR. If you think you have what it takes, email your resume and airchecks to

Jon "Fatguy" Marte exits Modern Rock KZND/Anchorage, AK, where he was PD/afternoon host. He is currently looking for his next opportunity and can be reached at

Andy O'Riley and Dave Kaechele join Classic Hits WFGR/Grand Rapids for mornings.

Declan Morrell is named VP of Creative Affairs at Universal Music Publishing Group.

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) announces the appointment of David Levin as VP of New Media. In this role, he will be responsible for the growth of digital revenues; developing strategies to address digital market needs; and managing day-to-day sales, business development functions and staff for BMI’s New Media licensing business.

Digital Music News reports that overseas Spotify competitor Deezer has secured a new $130 million round of financing, including an investment from Warner Music Group owner Len Blavatnik.

Former Opie & Anthony producer Rick Delgado joins new Internet radio venture, with his "Ugly American Radio Show" airing Tuesdays and Thursday from 4-6 p.m.

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