In Brief - January 3, 2013
January 3, 2013

Eric Chase joins CHR WVKS/Toledo for PD/afternoon duties. Chase tells FMQB, "I've known OM Nathan Reed for over ten years and even when we competed against one another we maintained a good friendship with a positive and at times esoteric exchange of philosophies. It's exciting to be able to pair those philosophies with creative, inventive strategies as teammates now." Chase, who most recently held a similar post at Sports WDFN-AM/Detroit, replaces Dave "Boomer" Mazur who took the MD post at CHR/Rhythmic WJMQ/Madison. Prior to that, Chase held the PD seat at CHR WAEB/Allentown.

Sandusky Radio-Seattle ups Maynard to OM of the cluster. Maynard was previously PD of CHR KQMV (MOViN 92.5) and Hot AC KLCK. He will report to cluster VP/GM Marc Kaye.

At Rhythmic CHR WHZT (Hot 98.1)/Greenville, SC, Eric Sean Casucci exits as APD/night host. He plans to move back to California and is seeking new opportunities.

Gene & Julie exit mornings at AC KVIL/Dallas after eight years as their contract was not renewed. Tony Zazza will handle mornings until a replacement is found.

AC KOSF/Fresno names Dave Thomson as its new morning show host.


Jeff Morad

Modern Rock WEQX/Manchester, VT-Albany promotes Jeff Morad to APD.  Jeff has been morning show host at EQX since 2009 and MD since 2010. PD Amber Miller says, "Jeff has a super positive and upbeat attitude, and his work ethic is stellar. Hes a riot to listen to on the air every morning, and a pleasure to work with every day. Can I be honest? Wed be so screwed without him. Hes more than earned these APD stripes."

At Modern Rock KFMA/Tucson, station vet "Creepy Pete" McNair is promoted to MD/midday host. Pete was previously the station's night jock, as well as host of the specialty "Test Department" show.

Dan Thomas exits Classic Rock KKBZ (105.1 The Blaze)/Fresno, where he served as PD and afternoon driver.

Urban Oldies KDAY/Los Angeles promotes afternoon driver PJ Butta to mornings, replacing the team of Cecilia "Cece" Valencia & Tattoo. Meanwhile, DJ Dense and Classic 1 take over afternoon drive.

Natalie DiPietro is leaving as Director/Branding & Promotion at Entercom-Milwaukee on Friday (1/4) to become the Integrated Marketing Sales Manager at crosstown Clear Channel Media & Entertainment-Milwaukee. DiPietro begins he new gig on Monday (1/7).

The Conclave is seeking nominees for its annual lifetime achievement award, The Rockwell Award. The award will be presented at this year's Conclave Learning Conference, July 17-19, at the Doubletree Hotel Minneapolis/Park Place. "The Rockwell Award is our highest honor and recognizes individuals whose contributions to the American Media are exceptional," said Conclave Executive Director Bob Shannon. "Once again were reaching out to the industry for nominations." For more information, visit theconclave.com.




 
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