In Brief - February 20, 2014
February 20, 2014

Kenny Wall is named OM/PD at Cumulus Media Classic Rock KKEG and Rhythmic CHR KBBQ/Fayetteville. Wall, who most recently held the PD post at Cumulus Media Active Rock WBSX/Wilkes-Barre, replaces Joe Kelly who remains with the cluster programming CHR KMCK and AC KRMW.

Rock WMMR/Philadelphia presents MMR*B*Q 2014 on Saturday, May 10. The day-long festival will feature Rob Zombie, Volbeat, Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience, Dropkick Murphys, Fuel, and The Jim Breuer Band.

Katz Radio Group is creating a new Health Care Strategies group to take full advantage of radio’s massive reach and scale in order to deliver compelling health care media solutions for advertisers. Through the power of radio, KRG’s newly developed Health Care Strategies group will provide a higher level of focus and expertise in the health care category. LaTonya Chenault-Qawwee will lead this effort as VP of Health Care Strategies. In her new role, Chenault-Qawwee will oversee all sales operations, developing strategic plans for advertisers by leveraging KRG’s unmatched reach, research and expertise in developing innovative media solutions.

Envision Networks Full Metal Jackie Radio welcomes WZLB-FM/Panama City, FL as its newest affiliate. The show will air Sunday nights at 10 p.m.

FMQB offers condolences to the family and friends of longtime central Pennsylvania broadcaster Ben Barber (Shatto) who passed away Tuesday (2/18) after a two year battle with bladder cancer. He was 70.




 
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