In Brief - January 31, 2014
January 31, 2014

According to reports, layoffs have begun as Cumulus Media Networks and WestwoodOne become one staff. Those who have been let go include EVP/Eastern Director Eileen Decker, Chief Marketing Officer Christina Albee and SVP/Research Paul Bronstein. They follow the recent departure of CEO Paul Caine and EVP/Business Development Max Krasny. Developing...

At CHR/Rhythmic KQKS/Denver, the station and longtime morning show members Larry, Kendall & Kathie and producer Wign'z agree on a multi-year contract extension.

Entercom-Buffalo announces that Tiffany Bentley will become the new morning drive host for Alternative Buffalo WLKK (107.7FM) starting February 3rd. Bentley, as she goes by on-air, comes to Alternative Buffalo after working as a music journalist at Metal Insider, The Express Times and 33 Universal. Bentley also had on-air stints at NPR in Pennsylvania and K-Rock in Syracuse, New York. 

Afternoon host Bryan Slater moves up to mornings at Hot AC WBEC/Pittsfield replacing Rob Poulin. Slater will be teamed with co-host Megan Duley effective Februrary 3. Slater will continue his duties as Program Manager.

Cox Media Group-San Antonio is the latest affiliate to broadcast CBS Sports Radio with the re-launch of 860 AM as a stand-alone format, effective immediately. For more than 20 years, KONO-AM 860 has been a simulcast of CMG’s top ranked greatest hits station KONO 101.1 FM.

Kent Liu is named VP/Business Affairs for Rhino Entertainment. Liu formerly served as VP/Business and Legal Affiairs at Concord Music Group.




 
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The Week In Review: 8/11-8/15
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Quick Hits: album sales, Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Super Bowl halftime show, Gerard Way, Tiesto, Smashing Pumpkins
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Quick Hits: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett, Haim, Fashion Rocks concert, T.I., iTunes Festival, Unlocking the Truth, Leonard Cohen
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Sean Demery, PD
WYMS/Milwaukee

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