In Brief - May 7, 2014
May 7, 2014

Cumulus Media appoints radio veteran Mark Elliott OM of Toledo stations Classic Rock WRQN and CHR WWWM and PD of WRQN. Elliott moves to Toledo from Evansville, IN where he was PD and afternoon host of AC WIKY for the past seven years.

At Rhythmic KMEL/San Francisco, MD/afternooner Big Von Johnson rises to APD, while night host Shay Diddy picks up MD duties.

Longtime morning host Dave Scott exits Triple A KINK/Portland. Mornings will be handled by sidekick Sheila, night talent Jared and morning show producer Shelly B.

Spirit Music Group Chairman David Renzer announces the launch of a West Coast office and has added personnel at the independent music publisher. Ty McKery will head the newly founded Urban Division and Teddy Blum joins in the areas of licensing and acquisitions. The offices are located at 8730 Sunset Boulevard, Penthouse W, Los Angeles, CA.

Clear Channel Communities, the community engagement brand of CCM+E, News WGY (810 & 103-1) and Hot AC WRVE (99.5 The River)/Albany announce that the 16th Annual Cares for Kids Radiothon raised more than $648,000 for the Children’s Hospital at Albany Medical Center. The 30-hour live broadcast took place May 1-2, 2014 and encouraged the local Albany community to support Albany Medical Center’s pediatric health care programs by donating.

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Taylor Swift Talks Grammys, Life After 1989
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, Green Day, Radiohead, Mariah Carey, Three 6 Mafia
Janet Jackson, N.W.A. and More Up For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Ciara, Deadmau5
Selena Gomez Maps Out Revival Tour
Quick Hits: RIAA Gold & Platinum, Cage The Elephant, Kurt Cobain, American Music Awards / Jennifer Lopez
Quick Hits: Kendrick Lamar, Brian Fallon, Ten Commandos, The Cure, Lollapalooza South America, JoJo, Courtney Barnett
Fetty Wap Debuts Atop Billboard 200 Chart
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus & Flaming Lips, Will Smith, Maynard James Keenan, Ben Folds
Deluxe Edition of Sam Smith's In The Lonely Hour Announced
Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Megadeth, Beastie Boys
Quick Hits: Fifth Harmony, Train's Pat Monahan, Seal, Roger Waters
Beyoncé, Jay Z & Prince Headlining Massive TIDAL X Charity Concert
Quick Hits: The Who, Ed Sheeran, Bleachers, American Music Awards, Katy Perry / Sting, Austin City Limits
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar

Mark Adams
San Francisco

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