In Brief - November 21, 2012
November 21, 2012

The debtors group holding the rights to ten of Nassau Broadcasting's radio stations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey has moved to assign the stations' rights to Connoisseur Media. The group, NB Broadcasting LLC, applied to take over the ten stations in bankruptcy via a near-$40 million bid. The most notable of the ten stations in question is longtime CHR WPST/Trenton.

CCM+E-Chicago names Kelly Mac as APD of Urban WGCI and midday host for sister Urban AC WVAZ. Mac arrives from CCM+E-Philadelphia, where she was APD/MD of both Urban WUSL and Urban AC WDAS.

Andy Stuart exits the GM post at Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-Toledo, reports The Toledo Blade.

Alicia Tyler is named midday host at Adult Hits WFKL/Rochester. Tyler will also retain her responsibilities at Modern Rock sister WZNE where she handles weekends and swing duties.

AC KLTW (LITE 95.7)/Bend, OR make the move to an all-holiday format beginning Friday (11/23). LITE 95.7 will celebrate LITE Christmas through Christmas Day.

NextMedia completes the sale of its NextMedia Outdoor division to Lamar Advertising Company for $145 million. The company announced that with the sale, it is now focused on its radio business. NextMedia owns 33 stations in eight markets.

David Hyman, CEO and founder of streaming music service MOG has stepped down from the company, according to CNet. MOG was sold earlier in 2012 to Beats.

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Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

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