In Brief - April 25, 2013
April 25, 2013

Morning host J.Will (Jaleel Williams) rises to to PD at CHR/Rhythmic WAJZ/Albany replacing Erin "Charlie" Buchwald.

Mark Van Allen is named fulltime PD at Oldies WHIT-AM and APD of AC WMGN/Madison. Van Allen will handle nights as well.

Modern Rock WKZQ/Myrtle Beach replaces syndicated morning show Free Beer & Hot Wings with ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike.

The Baltimore Sun reports that Sports WHFS (105.7 The Fan)/Baltimore morning co-host Ed Norris was injured in a motorcycle accident on Wedensday (4/24). A spokesperson said this morning Norris was in serious condition at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Nielsen Holdings has released its financial report for the first quarter of 2013, with revenue up by three percent to $1.376 billion. Net income was up 36 percent to $34 million. "Nielsen delivered solid revenue growth and strong operating performance in the first quarter," said Nielsen CEO David Calhoun. "Our results reflect our continued ability to create value for our clients and we remain well-positioned to achieve our 2013 expectations."

Less than a week after Twitter launched its Twitter #Music app, one of the executives behind the project has left the social networking company. AllThingsD reports that Kevin Thau is leaving Twitter to join Jelly, a new start-up company from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone. Jelly is expected to focus on content for smartphones and tablets. Thau has been with Twitter since 2009.

Free online radio monitoring service YES.com has been discontinued. A statement online reads, "We have discontinued YES.com to focus on our business customers and apologize for any inconvenience!" The site now sends users to REW.FM, which "provides you with a real-time now playing feed for two thousand of the nation's top terrestrial and online radio stations through a simple HTTP POST API."




 
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