In Brief - April 22, 2014
April 22, 2014

Adam Maisano is named VP/Market Manager at CCM+E-Greensboro, effective immediately. Maisano will oversee Greensboro's overall operations including all station activities and events to help drive sales and achieve revenue targets. He will leverage the market's assets including its brands and audience to generate new revenue while providing quality programming. Maisano returns to Clear Channel after 12 years with Curtis Media Group in Raleigh.

Media research vet Mike Bustell joins Hubbard Radio in the newley created VP/Market Research post. Bustell arrives from EVP/Sales and Marketing at The Media Audit.

Modern Rock KITS-FM (LIVE105)/San Francisco is presenting the 20th Annual LIVE 105 BFD, at the Shoreline Amphitheater on Sunday, June 1. The event features over 35 bands on four separate stages. The main stage will be lead by full sets from Foster the PeopleM.I.A. and Fitz and the Tantrums. The main stage will also feature the electronic rock of Phantogram, and the dance-rock of New Politics. The Bud Light Festival Stage will be feature a very current roster of alternative acts with non-stop music from Walk The Moon, MS MR, Kongos, Cherub, Bleachers, Birds of Tokyo, Big Data, Bear Hands, Finish Ticket, Skaters and Semi Precious Weapons.

Cat Wilson is named Promotion Manager for Cape Cod Broadcasting.  The long-time Cape resident and 18-year veteran of the local radio scene will join the company on May 1. Most recently, Wilson has been Marketing Manager for Cape Cod Harley-Davidson.

Palace Sports and Entertainment CEO Dennis Mannion and Steve Chessare, Market Manager of Greater Media Detroit, announce that the NBA's Detroit Pistons have signed a multi-year agreement with the radio broadcasting company for all Pistons games to be aired on the FM dial on Detroit Sports 105.1FM beginning immediately. Under the new agreement, Detroit Sports 105.1 will provide around the clock coverage of the team, including daily Pistons' Minutes on the stations, talking about all aspects of the team throughout the broadcast week. In addition, Detroit Sports 105.1 will serve as the flagship station for the Pistons Radio Network which includes stations throughout Michigan and Northwest Ohio.




 
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Jon Zellner
SVPP, iHeartMedia

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