In Brief - February 14, 2013
February 14, 2013

Longtime CHR WSTW/Wilimington MD/midday host Mike Rossi has been elevated to the position of PD. Rossi, a 25 year veteran of the station, had been Associate PD since 1997 prior to taking over programming responsibilities of the heritage adult CHR. "Mike has done a great job with WSTW’s presentation over the past 16 months," said GM Michael Reath. "His efforts to focus our music and develop our programming team both on and off the air have generated measurable results. We’re looking forward to even more success for WSTW with Mike at the helm."

Ponch, PD at Wilks CHR KMXV/Kansas City, is upped to the company's Corporate Programming staff as National VP/Promotions and Brand Management. In his new role, Ponch's duties will include the development of National Promotions; creating content and NTR opportunities, including radio shows; working one-on-one with PDs and air talent to develop a better web, Facebook and Twitter presence; and working one-on-one with PDs and Promotions Directors to brainstorm and create new and exciting promotions/ideas.
 
Adult Hits WLWK/Milwaukee will take the wraps off its new morning show on February 18 as it brings in radio vet Danny Clayton for the aptly named, Mornings with Danny Clayton. The show will air weekdays from 5-10 a.m.

Modern Rock WKQX/Chicago will debut the Electric Playground, it's new 4-hour Electronic Dance Music show on Saturday night (2/16) at midnight.

Crystal Margolis exits as Director of Marketing & Promotions for Greater Media Modern Rock WBOS (Radio 92.9)/Boston. She is looking for her next opportunity and can be reached at crystal@twentysevenentertainment.com.

New York market vet Maire Mason joins Cumulus Media-New York as GSM for its cluster which includes Talk WABC-AM, Hot AC WPLJ and Country WNSH. Mason most recently was the Director of Sales at Merlin Media-New York.

The promo duo of Mike and David Jacobs have exited from Trauma 2.
 
Larry Wert is named President of Tribune Company's local broadcasting businesses, which includes WGN-AM/Chicago and 23 local TV stations.

Loud & Proud Records has entered into an exclusive multi-year distribution, marketing and label services agreement for the U.S. and Canada with RED Distribution, a division of Sony Music Entertainment. Under the terms of the agreement, RED will provide physical, digital and mobile distribution plus direct-to-consumer sales of all new Loud & Proud releases. RED will also provide a broad range of marketing, promotion, publicity and advertising resources via its full service marketing agency 'stache media




 
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