In Brief - March 10, 2014
March 10, 2014
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Newly launched CHR/Rhythmic KHHM (HOT 103.5 FM)/Sacramento, has announced its new on-air line-up featuring The Morning Show with Sugabear, Amanda, and Karli; middays with Sacramento radio veteran Andrea Gomez; afternoons with JayMarZZ and nights with Soosh*e.

Hot AC KFMB (100.7 JACK-FM)/San Diego welcomes the syndicated Johnjay and Rich Show for afternoon drive starting Monday, March 17. The Johnjay and Rich Show will be customized daily, tailored for San Diego with fresh content to complement the best of their daily syndicated show. The Johnjay and Rich Show originates from Phoenix to 11 U.S. markets, however, JACK-FM will be the first market airing the show in afternoon drive.

Molly Mesnick

Molly Mesnick has been named co-host of The Bender Nation morning show, effective Monday, March 17 on CCM+E Seattle CHR KBKS (106.1 Kiss FM).Mesnick is known from her time on ABC’s The Bachelor, and her days filling in on the 106.1 KISS FM morning show.  She will join longtime morning show host, Bender, along with producer Benjamin Schubert and Kat Fisher.
    "Bender and the 106.1 KISS FM team were a part of my journey on The Bachelor – we filmed in the studio one day and I've been a fan ever since," said Mesnick.  "I am beyond honored and excited to be a part of the team.  Hopefully I'll be able to keep Bender in check and bring some laughs to Seattle mornings."
     “We are so excited to have Molly join the staff,” said Eric Powers, 106.1 KISS FM Program Director.  “She reflects and relates to the audience, and is truly the perfect fit for the 106.1 KISS FM brand."

Jackie Cunningham joins the morning show at Hot AC KLCK/Seattle. Cunningham had spent 13 years at crosstown CHR KBKS.

Industry veteran Mike Morse is named the new executive producer/show director of the nationally syndicated Kidd Kraddick Morning Show. He replaces Robert Ehrman, who moved to Los Angeles in January for a position with Clear Channel Media & Entertainment. Morse will start at the end of March.

The syndicated Rover's Morning Glory can now be heard on Rock WTFX/Louisville.

Get well wishes to Classic Hits KRTH/Los Angeles afternoon host "Shotgun Tom" Kelly who recently had quadruple bypass surgery.

For the seventh year, LAND SHARK Promotion Studio will play host to a 100% free, "unofficial" Showcase Event in Austin, featuring a kaleidoscope of musicians and bands from across the planet, and the rock n' roll spectrum. Beginning on Wednesday afternoon (3/12), through Saturday night (3/15) rock fans in Austin, TX will venture to the notorious Bayou Lounge (500 E. 6th St.) for four days and nights of 100% free, independent music, highlighting some of today's most-unique, up-and-coming buzz bands and musicians. One of the can't-miss events taking place on Friday is the world premiere listening party for the forthcoming Ronnie James Dio tribute album, "This Is Your Life." Also on Friday, for those who like it heavy, the newly-rekindled Metal Edge magazine hosts an evening event featuring three of the most noteworthy new bands on the Active Rock scene, Gemini Syndrome, From Ashes To New, and Starset. For more info, contact Gary Jay at

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