In Brief - April 3, 2013
April 3, 2013

CHR WWPW/Atlanta adds Mami Chula for its 10 a.m. to noon slot.

Kasper joins CHR WRVQ/Richmond for APD/MD/afternoon duties. Kasper most recently held a similar post at CHR WAKS/Cleveland. With his arrival, Jackson slides back to nights.

Jeffrey T. Mason is named night host at Classic Hits WJMK/Chicago. Mason previously handled APD/middays at KOOL/Phoenix.

Entravision Communications Corporation announces the appointment of Jim Lyke to the position of VP of Network Sales of Entravision Solutions. Prior to joining Entravision, Lyke most recently worked at Cumulus Media as the Director of Sales, where he was in charge of managing Midwest sales for their English and Spanish-language radio network.

Frank Arigo is promoted to SVP of Marketing at Republic Records.

Sales executive David Kohl exits his position at VEVO. Kohl had been with VEVO since 2009. In other VEVO news, the music video service is now available in the Netherlands.

Marketron announces that the Delmarva Broadcasting Company, operator of eleven radio stations serving Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey, has signed on as the first partner to deploy Marketron's Traffic mobile marketing and interactive service software. Delmarva will use Marketron's mobile marketing, website building and integrated web systems for all of its radio stations.

At the New York International Auto Show, iBiquity announced that Honda and Dodge will both include HD Radio in their first vehicles, the 2014 Odyssey and the 2014 Durango SUV, respectively. Also, Cadillac, Hyundai, Jeep, Kia, Mitsubishi and Toyota all announced new or refreshed vehicles with HD Radio Technology.

Oasis Radio Group-Ft.Wayne is set to unveil "The all-new Rewind 106.3" on WHPP, the frequency broadcasting the stream of the company's crowd-sourced rhythmic “Clickhop” format, which will continued to be heard on its own website. Rewind 106.3 will be a 90's pop station and play the likes of Christina Aguilera, Boyz II Men, Janet Jackson, Britney Spears, TLC, N*SYNC and more.

Amazon announces it has extended its AutoRip service to vinyl records. AutoRip was introduced in January of this year to give customers free digital copies of CDs they purchase. Starting today, when customers purchase an AutoRip vinyl record, a digital copy of that music will be automatically added to their Cloud Player libraries where it will be available, free of charge, for immediate playback or download.

 




 
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