In Brief - January 24, 2013
January 24, 2013

Speaking at the Noble Financial conference in New York City on Wednesday, Cumulus Media CFO J.P. Hannan essentially denied the rumor that Cumulus was looking to acquire CBS Radio. According to reports, Hannan told conference-goers that Cumulus is not planning to "be a huge buyer of assets" over the next two years or so. As previously reported, the New York Post floated the rumor on Monday that CBS was considering selling its radio unit and that Cumulus was interested. However, a CBS spokesperson also shot down the rumor in the same Post article.

Longtime AC KMGX/Bend, OR morning host Skip Taylor announces his retirement. Coming in to take over mornings is Lola Montgomery. Montgomery most recently was heard on Country KUPL/Portland.

Former KNDD (The End)/Seattle APD/MD/airstaffer Andrew Harms announces he is moving to Los Angeles to join Sean Combs' new music cable channel Revolt TV.

Jay D. Stone (The Stoneman) is named APD at Classic Rock WROQ and Active Rock WTPT/Greenville. He will also continue to serve as MD at WROQ.

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has joined forces with Stardome Radio Networks to welcome The Carmen Jara Show to the follow Clear Channel Spanish station: KTZR-AM/Tucson; KBFP/Bakersfield, CA; KFSO/Fresno; KPRC/Salinas, Monterey and Santa Cruz, CA; KIZS/Tulsa and KUNO-AM/Corpus Christi, TX. "Having a superstar like Carmen Jara gives Clear Channel Media and Entertainment a great opportunity to leverage her popularity in these key Spanish markets," said Jim Lawson, VP of Hispanic Programming for CCM+E. "She is a dynamic personality that is sure to resonate well with our listeners and we look forward to having her on our stations."

Kathy Merritt is tapped as VP/Content Strategy and Development for Public Radio International. Merritt most recently was Sr. Director, Program Investments - Radio at the Corporation For Public Broadcasting.




 
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