Maurice Devoe, PD at CHR KLIF/Dallas-Ft. Worth and Cumulus Urban Corporate PD will head back to the company's Kansas City cluster for PD duties, while continuing in his role as Corporate PD for the Urban and Rhythmic formats. As a result, CHR KCHZ/Kansas City PD Jeff Andrews slides over to program CHR WZRR/Birmingham and also enjoys regional programming duties. Ken Johnson remains OM and PD at Urban WUHT. These changes are effective January 15.
Kristie McIntyre recently exited middays at CBS Radio AC WIAD/Washington, D.C.
Melanie & Zach exit mornings at AC KSNE/Las Vegas.
At CHR WFHN/New Bedford, MA, MD/morning host Michael Rock is upped to PD.
Adult Hits KPKX/Phoenix flips to an FM simulcast of KTAR (Arizona Sports 620).
Veteran programmer Phil Hunt is named new President at McVay/Cook & Associates. Hunt succeeds Charlie Cook, who is now OM for Cumulus-Nashville's five-station cluster.
Cult Records, the new label from Strokes singer Julian Casablancas,names Edie Lundeen its new Head of Promotion. Lundeen most recently handled West Coast Promotion for Beggars Group.
Tim Satterfield joins Point-To-Point Marketing as VP/Digital.
iBiquity has released an update on the state of HD Radio during the CES in Las Vegas, reporting that more than 5.5 million HD Radio Technology equipped products were shipped in 2013, a 70 percent growth over the prior year. HD Radio equipped products are also available nationwide at over 12,000 locations. Robert Struble, President/CEO of iBiquity stated, "2013 was another banner year for HD Radio Technology. We have been fortunate to experience continued growth in sales and we expect this to continue into 2014 as our success in the automotive sector drives awareness and demand across the CE categories."