In Brief - January 22, 2014
January 22, 2014

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-St. Louis names Kathy Brown PD of Urban AC KMJM-FM (Majic 100.3) and Gospel KATZ (Hallelujah AM 1600).  Brown joins from CBS Radio-Atlanta, where since 2011 she served as APD of Urban WVEE.

Shanon Murphy, better known as Psycho Shanon makes her return to the Kidd Kraddick In The Morning show following brain surgery back in November, reports  NBC-TV affiliate KXAS in Dallas.

Longtime CHR KDWB/Minneapolis morning host Dave Ryan has become a Clear Channel Talent Mentor. Over the past few months he has taken Frankie and Geena from Channel 93.3 in San Diego under his wing, helping the young morning show to find new ways to connect with their audience and grow ratings. Mentoring programs such as this are part of CC's continued commitment to talent development.

Alternative KXTE (X 107.5)Las Vegas launches the city's first Electronic Dance Music station Sin 1075 HD2. Sin 1075 HD2 will play EDM artists including, Tiesto, Calvin Harris and Avicii. Fans of Rewind 1075 can now hear the station at 94.1 KMXB HD2, as it expands its music library to include the 90ís and millennium titles.

Spike Lee will unveil Spike Lee's Best Seat In The House, his new bi-weekly radio show for SiriusXM NBA Radio on January 30. The show will feature Lee talking about basketball and entertainment. Additionally, Lee will also host a bi-weekly non-sports interview show for the satcaster.

Clark Miller is named EVP/North American Operations for Warner/Chappell Music.

Music rights management company BMG appoints Joe Gillen as Chief Financial Officer of BMG North America, based in New York. Gillen will be responsible for Finance and Accounting together with Income Tracking and Royalty Audit. Gillen joins from Universal Music Group's Capitol Music Division (formerly EMI Music North America) where he was appointed SVP Finance in 2007.

FMQB offers condolences to the family and friends of L.A. radio owner Howard Anderson, the founder of Highway Radio, who died yesterday morning. Andersonís entire professional career has been in broadcasting, beginning in 1948. Prior to creating Highway Radio, he served as a staff VP of Howard Hughesí Summa Corporation. He joined Hughes in 1972. Anderson was also director of the communications group of Summa with responsibilities for the Hughes Television Network and KLAS/TV-Las Vegas. Originally called The Highway Stations, the broadcast group changed their name to Highway Radio to better reflect the brand they have developed over the past 20+ years. Anderson served on the Radio Board from 1994 to 1998 with two terms as Radio Vice Chairman and one term as Radio Chairman. He was also on the board of the Southern California Broadcasters Association




 
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