Jimmy Steele is tapped by Saga as Brand Manager of AC WSNY, Hot AC WVMX and Classic Hits WNND-WNNP/Columbus.
Susan Groves is named OM of Clear Channel's six-station Salisbury/Ocean City, MD cluster. Groves takes over for Matt Derrick who recently shifted to OM duties for CCM+E/Norfolk.
At Shamrock Communications-Tulsa, multiple staffers exit as the deal to sell the cluster to Stephens Media Group becomes finalized. Paul Krieger, PD for Modern Rock KMYZ and Classic Hits KTSO has exited, along with KTSO jocks Randy Young and Jason Taylor.
Rock WIYY (98 Rock)/Baltimore morning host Mickey Cucchiella exits. Cucchiella, who said goodbye to the 98 Rock audience this morning, said that he is battling depression, related to the recent death of his mother and divorce from his wife. He has posted a goodbye video on 98 Rock's website here.
Triton Digital announces that Varick Media Management (VMM) is the latest media trading desk to offer programmatic streaming audio ads through its a2x platform. The addition of Tritonís inventory will round out VMMís cross-channel offerings which already include display, video, social, digital venue-based, search, mobile and TV.