CCM+E names Lance Tidwell as OM of its seven-station Tucson cluster. Tidwell arrives from CCM+E Country WWYZ/Hartford-New Haven, CT. His first day on the job is May 15.
Joey Boy joins Rhythmic KZON/Phoenix for afternoons and AMD duties replacing market mainstay Supersnake. Joey Boy, who will be in place on May 6, comes from the Rhythmic KCAQ where he did afternoons and the APD/MD post at sister CHR KFYV/Oxnard-Ventura. This is a return to Phoenix for Joey Boy, who worked at crosstown KKFR from 2001-2010.
Speaking on yesterday's earnings call, Nielsen CEO David Calhoun gave an update on the status of the company's acquisition of Arbitron. Media Daily News reports that Calhoun said it will take between 60 days and four months before the FTC finishes its review of documents related to the deal. The FTC requested additional information on the sale in March. Nielsen released its first quarter results on Thursday, with revenue up by three percent to $1.376 billion.