At CCM+E-St. Louis, Jordan DeSocio is named APD/MD at CHR KSLZ (Z107.7) and Rhythmic KBWX (WILD 104.9), as well as midday host for WILD 104.9. Desocio was most recently PD at CHR WXXL/Orlando.
At Entercom-Seattle, Leslie Scott expands her role into a newly created position as Digital Program Director. Working with the programming and digital teams, she will strategize the best use for all station digital platforms, including websites, social media accounts, email databases and direct-to-consumer platforms for KISW, KNDD, KKWF and KHTP. Entercom-Seattle VP of Programming Dave Richards said, "Leslie has displayed an intuitive and strategic talent for radio, digital and social media engagement. She’s the clear choice to lead Entercom Seattle’s digital content and engagement."
At AC WWLI/Providence, Stephen Donovan joins for morning co-host duties replacing David Jones who has left the building after eight years. Donovan, who will team with existing co-host Heather Gersten, joins from morning co-host duties at Hot AC sister WXLO/Worcester.
Dan Turi has exited the PD post at Hot AC WWZY and WBHX/Monmouth-Ocean after a seven year run.
Modern Rock WWCD (CD102.5)/Columbus will kick off its 21st annual "Andyman-A-Thon" next Friday, December 13, running through Sunday, December 15. Named after the station's late PD Andyman Davis, the radiothon encourages listeners to call in and offer donations in return for song requests, as well as the opportunity to bid on special live and online auction items. The Andyman-A-Thon has raised more than $1,000,000 in the past 21 years for CD102.5 for the Kids, a charity with the goal to raise money and awareness for families and children’s charities in Central Ohio.
Thomas Chau exits the PD seat at AOL Radio.
Robert Kraft is named Consultant, Soundtracks at Warner Brothers Records. Kraft previoulsy was President of Fox Music from 1994-2012.