Borna Velic is exiting the MD/midday post at Active Rock WZOR and Rock WAPL/Green Bay and Appleton and will head to Rock WHQG/Milwaukee.
The public comment period for Nielsen Holdings, Inc. aquisition of Arbitron has been extended by the FTC. Originally, comments were due on October 21 but with the extension they are now due on November 12.
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-Washington, D.C., announces that Cliff Chiet has been named Chief Integrated Marketing Director, effective immediately. As Chief Integrated Marketing Director, Chiet will develop advertising and marketing strategies for clients to leverage Clear Channel Washington D.C.'s assets including WASH-FM, BIG100.3, WMZQ, HOT 99.5, DC101, iHeartRadio and Total Traffic Network. He is a local publishing veteran and no stranger to the local advertising scene. Chiet spent most of the last 18 years as a VP of Sales and Publisher at Post Newsweek Media, a division of The Washington Post Company.
SummitMedia, LLC welcomes Matt Ryder as VP of Sales and Marketing at SummitMedia-Hawaii. Ryder will be responsible for overseeing the sales and marketing for SummitMedia's Honolulu stations and bringing custom, local advertising solutions to advertisers and agencies. Ryder comes to SummitMedia-Hawaii from the CBS Altitude Group based in New York City where he served as Director of Strategic Sales for the past five years.
NextMedia Group/Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville has a pair of job openings: CHR WERO (BOB 933)/Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville OM/PD Chris "Hollywood" Mann is still on the hunt for his next night superstar! Do you live the lifestyle? Do you connect with the ladies (18-34F) on air, through social media and interactive platforms? If you have the desire, talent, and right stuff then send your package and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. One to three years experience is preferred. Knowledge of Pro-Tools, Adobe Audition, Audio Vault, and Selector is an advantage for applicant. NextMedia is an EEO. Please no calls or emails. NextMedia Group Active Rock WXQR/Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville PD Tina Smash is on the hunt for the next midday personality for the legendary Rock 105 WXQR. You must live the Rock lifestyle on air and in the street with passion! One to Three years experience preffered. If you know you have what it takes, email your resume and airchecks to email@example.com NextMedia is an EEO.
Pandora has released a new version of its app for Android tablets: Pandora 5.0 for Android. Pandora Chief Technology Officer and EVP of Product Tom Conrad said, "The launch of Pandora 5.0 for Android tablets offers a significantly upgraded experience for an important segment of Pandora listeners. The tablet category continues to demonstrate strong growth and as a top Android app, Pandora now natively supports hundreds of different Android tablets. We’re delighted to deliver our Android users an optimized tablet app that will take them on a new journey of personalized music discovery, exploration and sharing."
Internet radio aggregator TuneIn announced it has crossed 100,000 stations, with 40 million monthly active listeners. The company also has launched its app for PlayStation3 devices.
The National Radio Talent System™, a program created by radio vet Dan Vallie on college campuses to nurture budding radio professionals, has added another University to its network. The Confer Radio Talent Institute will now be held at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, sponsored by broadcaster Kerby Confer. All of the Radio Talent Institutes are held on college campuses in the summer months, and the first Confer Radio Talent Institute at Bloomsburg is scheduled for July 7 -16, 2014. The Kellar Radio Talent institute at Appalachian State University will be held in June, and the KBA WKU Radio Talent Institute at Western Kentucky University will be in late July.