In Brief - March 12, 2014
March 12, 2014

Stick

Radio One CHR WNOU (Radio Now 100.9)/Indianapolis MD/afternoon talent Stick On The Radio announced today (3/12) that he will be leaving the station after a two year stay to relocate to Los Angeles. Stick's major market experience includes stops at WHTZ (Z100)/New York; WIOQ (Q102)/Philly and KYLD (WiLD 94.9)/San Francisco. He is on the hunt for an on-air/programming slot or a position with a record label in the Los Angeles area. Stick is seeking his next opportunity now.
      "Anyone who knows me, knows I've always moved for career reasons." wrote Stick on a Facebook page post.  "This time however, it's for me. I found an amazing woman and I look forward to spending my life with her."
      Reach Stick at: stickontheradio@gmail.com. Expect Stick to land in LA April 1st and no it's not an April Fools Joke!

Industry vet Mark Shands is named OM for Summit Media's four-station cluster in Greenville-Spartanburg, SC which includes CHR/Rhythmic WHZT, Adult Hits WJMZ HD-3, Alternative WJMZ HD-2 and Urban WJMZ.

New Hampshire
and Vermont operator Great Eastern Radio is launching a new Triple A this Friday, March 14, on it’s 106.7 HD2 frequency in the Lebanon/Hanover market. WHDQ HD2 is programmed by Justin Tyler, who can be reached at jtyler@greateasternradio.com or (603) 298-0332.

Flinn Broadcasting CHR/Rhythmic WWWN/Holly Springs, MS launches Adult Hits The Phanton. The Phantom, which will be programmed by WHBQ/Memphis MD Joe Mack, will also be heard on WWWN, KBUD/Sadaris, MS and WMUT/Grenada, MS. As a result, the Alternative format formerly heard on KBUD, now can heard on a brand new frequency at 105.1 in Oxford, mirroring WVIG/Memphis, with Flinn Broadcasting OM Chris Taylor handling programming duties.

Fox Sports and CBS Radio’s WFAN-AM/FM/New York have reached a multi-year, multi-media agreement that brings Mike Francesa’s radio show to Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2, live from coast-to-coast. The Mike Francesa Show begins weekday telecasts Monday, March 24 on Fox Sports 1 (1-4 p.m. ET) and Fox Sports 2 (4-6 p.m. ET), continuing to originate from WFAN’s lower Manhattan studios and broadcast locally at 66AM and 101.9FM. The show is also streamed live via Fox Sports GO through participating video providers.

Laura Clark joins Radio One as National Director of Political and Government Sales. Clark comes from CBS Radio-Washington where she was Director of Politcal.




 
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