In Brief - April 29, 2013
April 29, 2013

Congratulations to CHR KSAS (103.3 KISS FM)/Boise PD/morning host Keke Luv (Steve Kicklighter), who wrapped up his his sixth annual "Live For 175" marathon to raise funds to battle child abuse on Friday afternoon. Keke broadcast live for 175 hours straight. Commenting on this year’s broadcast, Kevin Godwin, Peak Broadcasting SVP/Market Manager said, "Keke and our 103.3 Kiss FM team have done it again, 175 straight hours of broadcasting on location and this time only with the community’s help to power the message. I’m always in awe of the support we receive from the community on our annual Live for 175 Child Abuse awareness project, we’ve had thousands of people participate this week, riding bikes and doing what they can to help us make an impact."
     For photos, videos and recap of the eight-day broadcast of the 6th Annual 103.3 Kiss FM Live for 175 event, you can click here: www.1033kissfm.com/pages/live_for_175_2013.

Modern Rock KROQ/Los Angeles has announced the lineup for its 21st Annual KROQ Weenie Roast. Set for May 18 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, The Black Keys, Thirty Seconds To Mars and Vampire Weekend top the bill, with Of Monsters & Men, Silversun Pickups, Jimmy Eat World, Imagine Dragons and AWOLNATION also on board. Atlas Genius, C2C, Fitz and the Tantrums, The Neighbourhood, Capital Cities, New Politics and Twenty One Pilots round out the lineup. More details are available at KROQ.com.

Tony Finnel is named midday host at Urban AC WROU/Dayton.

Michael O'Shea exits the GM post at Saga's Cascade Radio Group in Bellingham, WA for a similar post at the recently purchased Maverick Media cluster in Santa Rosa, CA. The stations were bought by Lawrence Amaturo for $4.5 million. 

Vijay Das joins CHR/Rhythmic KWYD/Boise for nights. Das most recently worked at CCM+E-Williamsport, PA.

Former Clear Channel EVPO Mark Kopelman is appointed EVP of Partnerships for Paul B. Anderson Media Agent, Inc. Having spent the past 19 years at Clear Channel Media and Entertainment, Kopelman was promoted throughout his career moving up from Market Manager to EVP to SVP and spent the past several years as EVP of Operations.

The FCC has approved Cox Media Group's previously announced deal to sell off six clusters to Connoisseur Media (for $40 million) and Summit Media (for $66.25 million). Both sales are expected to formally close by the end of the second quarter of 2013.




 
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