In Brief - February 5, 2014

Newly relaunched Alternative KPTL/Des Moines taps Mike Killabrew as its new PD. Killabrew previously handled the PD post at Active Rock WXTB/Tampa.

Jay Styles joins Hot AC KAMX/Austin for MD/afternoon duties. Styles most recently was APD/MD/air personality at Z99/Grand Cayman Islands.

CHR WMGI/Terre Haute adds former Urban WKJX/Elizabeth City PD Brion O'Brion for nights.

Jay Blaze is upped to PD/afternoon host at Urban WIKS/Greenville. Blaze previously had been serving as the acting PD/evening on-air personality.

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. announces the addition of three digital specialists to the corporate staff. Eddie Thorpe, Adam Meltzer and Carolyn Cope join the company as Regional Digital Directors. Thorpe oversees the Miami and Fort Myers-Naples markets. He most recently was as the Sr. Digital Director for the Tampa Bay Times. Meltzer joins Beasley as the Regional Digital Director for Philadelphia and Wilmington. He previously was working as Multi Media Sales Manager for Wicked Local. Carolyn Cope will serve as the Regional Digital Director for Beasley’s Augusta, GA, Fayetteville, NC and Eastern NC (Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville) markets. She most recently worked as Sr. Digital Account Executive of Major Accounts for Wicked Local. Finally, in addition to her management duties of leading and directing all of the Beasley’s digital and interactive initiatives, VP of Digital Stacey Sedbrook will serve as Regional Digital Director for the Company’s Las Vegas market.

Len Klatt has launched The Winning Run, a new full-service consultancy for national media companies and talent, programming services and advertisers. Klatt formerly was SVP/Director of Research at Premiere Networks. The Winning Run, with offices in New York and Los Angeles, gets off the ground with clients that include Compass Media Marketing, Sound Mind, Big Shoes Productions, Reel World and Glenn Beck’s The Blaze Radio Network.

Mark Robinson joins BMG Chrysalis US as SVP and General Counsel. Based in New York, Robinson will now head the North American Business and Legal Affairs team, overseeing all responsibilities of the department. Most recently, Robinson was employed at Warner Music Group where he served as VP & Senior Counsel since 2004.

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Frankie C Extends Agreement With KZHT/Salt Lake City
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Quick Hits: Jason Derulo, Alessia Cara, Hailee Steinfeld, Lady Gaga, Tove Lo
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Quick Hits: The Chainsmokers, Drake, Prince, Sting, Charlie Puth, The Decemberists, Dead or Alive
Quick Hits: Radiohead, Frank Ocean, A$AP Ferg
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Jordan Fisher Will Make His Broadway Debut In Hamilton On November 22
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Gwen Stefani
Pearl Jam, 2Pac & Depeche Mode Lead 2017 Rock Hall Nominees
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Quick Hits: Liam Payne, Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Mother Love Bone
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Jon Zellner
EVP/Programming Operations

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