In Brief - November 7, 2012
November 7, 2012

Changes at Clear Channel's St. Louis cluster: the company moves Urban AC KMJM from 104.9 to 100.3, replacing Classic Rocker KBWX (The Brew). CCM+E then launched a new Rhythmic CHR KBWX "WILD 104.9" on KMJM's old frequency.

Bo Jaxon is named PD/afternoon host at Hot AC KIMN/Denver. Jaxson, who replaces Geronimo, arrives from the PD seat at Hot AC KBBY and Sports KVEN-AM/Oxnard-Ventura. "Bo Knows" he will be in Denver as of November 26

Carol Handley joins AC KRWM/Seattle for PD/on-air duties.

Modern Rock KFMA/Tucson promotes station veteran Chris The Ego to PD, replacing Matt Spry. Chris was previously APD/MD and will continue to hold down afternoon drive.

Changes at Lotus Radio Active Rock KDOT/Reno: Nights/Jelli Radio host Angela Ayers segues to middays to take over for Martina Davis who slides across the hall for midays at Classic Rock sister KOZZ. Former midday host Melody Brewer exits for an as yet to be named position. Additionally, Lotus-Reno Digital Director Layla James exits for a similar post at Mount Wilson FM Broadcasters Country KKGO/Los Angeles and KDOT Promotions Director Chris Ewing departs to focus on his own Mind Widget digital company.

The Cincinnati Enquirer reports that Radio One Oldies WMOJ will make the switch to Sports via the new CBS Sports Radio Network on January 2, 2013.

Radio One-Atlanta VP/Regional Manager Bruce Demps will exit November 15, after six years at the cluster.

Industry veteran Greg Janoff is leaving his EVP of Revenue post at Merlin Media to pursue new opportunities.

CBS Radio has teamed up with the American Red Cross in support of their Hurricane Sandy relief efforts. In addition to running PSAs across all its stations and featuring messaging online, CBS Radio has joined forces with a number of musicians to spread the message. CBS stations across the nation are airing these messages on-air and online, from a wide range of artists including: Katy Perry, Usher, Alicia Keys, Steven Tyler, Enrique Iglesias, Carly Rae Jepsen, Carrie Underwood and many, many more.
     Tomorrow (11/8), all CBS Radio-New York stations, along with WCBS-TV & WLNY-TV, are joining together to host a phone bank to raise funds for the American Red Cross’ relief effort. From 6 a.m. until 7 p.m., Red Cross representatives will be on-site at the CBS Broadcast Center accepting pledges, and joined by CBS Radio and TV personalities.
     Also, Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) is running a telethon, which kicked off this morning, to benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The three-day telethon, which includes SBS radio and TV stations, will focus on collecting food, clothing and other goods for distribution.

Additionally, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) has given New York area broadcasters $500,000 in emergency grants to aid in their stations' recovery from last week's hurricane.




 
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