In Brief - January 29, 2014
January 29, 2014

Alicia (Alicia Tyler) Pecorino is named PD/midday host at Alternative WZNE/Rochester. She replaces Nik Rivers who left last November for the PD gig at Buffalo Alternative WLKK.

JoJo Morales exits the 9 a.m.-3 p.m. shift at SiriusXM's 90s On 9 channel as the postion has been eliminated.

At CHR WPST/Trenton, middayer Toni Ryan segues to the newly-created role of Digital Design Manager for the station as well as sister stations Classic Rock WODE/Allentown, Hot AC WSBG /Stroudsburg and Rock WWYY/Easton. Additionally, Corrine Kimball comes on board for middays. Kimball, who arrives from the MD/night post at Rhythmic/CHR WKHT/Knoxville, will also work on social media for the station as well as helping out PD Dave McKay with music along with morning co-host Adam Grimanis.

Journal Broadcast Group names Tom Langmyer VP/GM of its Milawaukee Radio Operations. Langmyer joined Journal in 2013 as VP/News-Talk Programming.

Cornerstone Agency announces the appointment of Erica Mapa as Sr. Account Executive to support the agency’s rapidly growing consumer public relations division. In addition, Cornerstone taps Becky Bayles to oversee publicity efforts in its London office as PR Manager.

FMQB offers condolences to the family and friends of Stephen Ferrera, SVP of A&R at Columbia Records, passed away at his home in New York after a courageous fight with lung cancer on Monday, January 27. Ferrera is survived by his wife Camilla, his 14 year old daughter, Grace, and 10 year old son, Guy. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Lung Cancer Research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 300 East 66th Street, New York, NY 10065 or at, click on giving at the top. A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 4:00PM.  It will be held at the Riverside Memorial Chapel, 180 West 76th Street at Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY. 

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