In Brief - August 28, 2013
August 28, 2013

Cody Robinson is named midday host at Hot AC KZZO/Sacramento. Robinson, who starts on September 16, is inbound from weekend duties at CHR/Rhythmic WRDW/Philadelphia.

Matt Sneed, APD/MD/afternoon host at CHR WPST/Trenton, exits the station after a 12 year run.
 
KBOS/Fresno's Hip-Hop Station welcomes Chris "CK" Hall as he joins The Juice Crew Morning Show, effective immediately. CK will co-host The Juice Crew Morning Show alongside Carmen weekday mornings from 5:30 10:00 a.m. PST.

At Urban WBLS/New York City, comedian Earthquake comes on board and will join current midday host Deja Vu beginning September 9.

Buzz Casey exits the Director/Operations post at Clear Channel Media & Entertainment-Indianapolis.

Exiting at Talk WHPT/Tampa are night talent Matt "Spice" Loyd and overnighter Chris Fisher.

Ron Ahern is named Creative Services Director at Hot AC WBZZ and Country WDSY/Pittsburgh.

United Stations Radio Network has sued the company's former VP/Managing Director of Affiliate Relations Dan Brassem, claiming he provided information to a competitor. According to the suit, Brassem "teamed" with fellow former USRN executive Dave Kolin at Premiere Networks to use USRN's "confidential, proprietary and trade secret information to undercut USRN's pricing and other customer terms and to unfairly lure USRN's competitors away."

iBiquity Digital Corporation reports that Lexus and Toyota are launching vehicles with the HD Radio Artist Experience feature. The 2014 Lexus IS is now available at dealers with the new feature and multiple 2014 Toyota vehicles are soon to follow including, the Corolla, Tundra, Tacoma, Sequoia and 4Runner.

The NAB announces that OK2TALK, its PSA campaign designed to end the stigma around mental health, has received $6.9 million in donated broadcast airtime since its launch on July 23. The PSAs have aired on local television stations across America more than 48,000 times and more than 3,300 times on local radio stations. "I'm so proud of broadcasters across the country who have embraced this campaign and stand united in making a positive difference in the lives of millions of people," said NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith. "Local broadcasters and our network partners are committed to a national dialogue on mental health, ending the terrible stigma that surrounds this disease, and encouraging young people to get help for a health issue that can be successfully treated."

The T.J. Martell Foundation announces that Grammy winning singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat will headline and perform at the charity exhibition Artworks for the Cure at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Saturday October 12. Emmy-winning journalist and host of Hallmark Channels Home & Family Mark Steines is confirmed as the Master of Ceremonies.

Bloomberg reports that Nathan Hubbard, who recently exited as President of Ticketmaster, has joined Twitter as its first ever Head Of Commerce.




 
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Christopher K
APD/MD, KDND & KUDL
Sacramento

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