In Brief - January 28, 2014
January 28, 2014

Elroy Smith exits as Radio One Director/Inspirational Programming and Philadelphia OM.

Brett Holcomb exits the OM/PD post after an eight year run at Burlington County College Rhythmic/Dance WBZC (Z88.9)/Pemberton. "I want to say thank you to everyone for your support over the years," Holcomb tells FMQB. "I have been so humbled by the outpouring of support I have received this past week. I am going to miss working with my staff and students, but I have no regrets with this move." Brett is heading to Gainesville with his wife who has accepted a job with the University of Florida.

Regional Mexican KKVS/Las Cruces makes the switch to Classic Hits. Sheila Kirsch, PD at Country sister KGRT slides over to KKVS as PD, while Shannon Ellis assumes PD duties at KGRT.

Guy Phillips, host of Hot AC KYKY/St Louis' Phillips And Company Morning Show inks a multi-year contract with the station.

Universal Music Group announces the promotion of Saheli Datta, who will be adding the title of Head of Global Compliance to her current responsibilities as SVP and Employment Counsel for North America. 

SiriusXM announces an agreement to extend its relationship with Nissan through December 31, 2018. Nissan North America is also significantly increasing penetration of SiriusXM factory-installed technology across the entire Nissan model lineup. Customers purchasing any new Nissan vehicle equipped with satellite radio receive a 3-month subscription to SiriusXM’s All Access Package.

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Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

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