In Brief - July 16, 2013
July 16, 2013

Elvis Duran spent part of his morning today co-hosting NBC's Today show with Hoda Kotb. This is the first time the nationally syndicated radio host was on the show for the entire hour co-hosting. Duran now has a monthly "Elvis Duranís Artist of the Month" segment on Today, where he introduces rising stars to viewers.

CHR KZCH/Wichita elevates APD/afternoon host Tommy Castor to PD.

Greg Cypin joins CHR KHTH/Santa Rosa for afternoons.

Rik Elliot segues from morning co-host duties at Hot AC WHBC/Canton for the afternoon/Production Director gig at Classic Rock WOUR/Utica. Elliot starts on July 29.
 
Caroline Susholtz is appointed Executive Producer of the syndicated Ace & TJ Show. Susholtz previously was Assistant Producer of CHR KRBE/Houston's Roula & Ryan morning show.

The Dallas News reports that legendary Classic Rock KZPS afternoon host Jon Dillon has exited. Dillon has been on the air in the Dallas market since 1969.

Allyson Maiman is out as GM at Entravision-Sacramento.

Danny Palacios is named PD at R&B Oldies KKBB/Bakersfield. Palacios most recently served as APD/Production Director at CHR/Rhythmic KWWV and Classic Hits KXTZ/San Luis Obispo.

The Broadcasters Foundation of America has named four new members and a new officer to its Board of Directors. The new members were voted in during the recent Board meeting, held in New York City. They are: Brian Cobb, President, CobbCorp; Bill Hoffman, President, Cox Media Group; Brian Lawlor, SVP of Television, E.W. Scripps TV Station Group and Dan Mason, President/CEO, CBS Radio. In addition, the new officer is Leo MacCourtney, President/CEO, Katz Television Group.
     "I am proud to welcome these highly accomplished broadcasters and industry leaders to our Board," said Broadcasters Foundation Chairman Phil Lombardo. "Their example of giving back to our industry by serving as a Board member or officer is inspiring.  I hope it will motivate others who work in broadcasting to identify ways they can help advance our cause of delivering financial relief to our colleagues who are struggling under the harshest of circumstances."

Canadian broadcaster Corus Entertainment announces that effective September 1, EVP/President of Corus Television Doug Murphy will be appointed EVP/COO of the company. Murphy will assume oversight of both Radio and Television and will report to Corus President/CEO John CassadayAdditional changes to Cassadayís executive leadership team include: Scott Dyer, EVP, Strategic Planning and Chief Technology Officer; Gary Maavara, EVP and General Counsel, Corporate Secretary; Kathleen McNair, EVP, Human Resources, Corporate Communications and Chief Integration Officer and Tom Peddie, EVP/CFO.
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As our business evolves, we continue to adapt and refine our structure," said Cassaday. "These changes capitalize on our strengths and streamline decision-making across our Television and Radio businesses, as we prepare for the integration of our new assets, and grow the Corus brand in Canada and internationally." 

Marketron announces a milestone for its Network Connect service, a component of Marketron's Mediascape program, that fully automates processing network orders, tracking creative media, managing revisions, and providing performance affidavits. The product is now actively being used by over 1,000 stations, which represents 153,411 orders and 5.2 million radio spots.




 
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