In Brief - July 29, 2013
July 29, 2013

For the first time this century Warner Brothers Records occupies three of the Top 10 chart positions on the Mediabase Top 40 airplay chart: Jason Derulo “The Other Side” at #5, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis “Can’t Hold Us” at #9, and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis “Same Love” at #10. Congrats to Peter Gray, Dave Dyer, Josh Reich, Howie Pivar and the entire WB promo squad on this milestone achievement. Kudos also to Peter Gray for making Billboard’s Top 40/Under 40 list.

Special K exits nights at CHR WKSC/Chicago. Taking over on a temporary basis will be Windy City market vet and current afternoon host at CHR sister KZZP/Phoenix Julian "On The Radio" Nieh.

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-Lima/Marion, OH announces that Matt Bell has been named Market Manager, effective August 15. Bell will be responsible for all aspects of the market's operations including all strategies, programming and sales initiatives for the entire Lima/Marion cluster. 

Tripp West joins CMG AC WSB (B98.5)/Atlanta for nights, as well as sister News/Talk WSB-AM as overnight operator.

Longtime AC WFAS/New York morning host Jay Michaels exited on Friday (7/26) at the conclusion of his shift, reports

At Hot AC WINC/Winchester, VA, Scott Brady arrives for APD/MD duties, as well as middays.

Entercom-Austin launches Urban AC "The New 96.3 R&B." The 96.3 FM frequency had previously been home to a simulcast of sister Talk KJCE-AM. Steve Harvey will be heard in mornings, with Snoop Daniel in afternoon drive. The rest of the on-air lineup will be announced soon.
     "Entercom couldn’t be more excited to launch the New 96.3 R&B here in Austin. For years, the African-American community has been underserved by radio in this market, and 96.3 R&B will super serve this vital and growing community," said Alan Kirshbom, Entercom-Austin VP/Market Manager. "We are launching 96.3 R&B to compete and win. Steve Harvey in the morning immediately gives our station credibility with listeners. His mass appeal will resonate not only with the African-American Community but bring in a wider audience over time."

Baltimore Sun entertainment editor Sam Sessa is leaving the paper to join Triple A non-comm WTMD/Baltimore as Baltimore Music Coordinator.

Torey Malatia, the longtime GM of Chicago Public Radio station WBEZ-FM (91.5), is resigning his post effective Friday, reports the Chicago Tribune. He announced his decision in a joint statement issued by parent organization Chicago Public Media, where he served as president and CEO.

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Mark Adams
San Francisco

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