In Brief - May 9, 2014
May 9, 2014

Longtime Triple A veteran Mark Keefe, most recently PD at WYMS/Milwaukee, will take over the GM/PD chair at non-comm WNRN/Charlottesville on May 31, replacing the departing Dave Benson. Once he’s in the building, Keefe can be reached at (434) 971-4096.

CCM+E-San Francisco announces that longtime Market President, JD Freeman, will retire on May 21, 2014. Freeman has been in the broadcasting industry for more than 43 years and with CCM+E for the past 18 years. During his time with Clear Channel he has held leadership roles in the Phoenix, Dallas and Santa Barbara markets and served as SVP of Operations for the Southwest Region.

Ethiopia Habtemariam is promoted to President of Urban Music/Co-Head of Creative, Universal Music Publishing Group US. Habtemariam will continue to co-head UMPG’s overall creative operations in the U.S. with Monti Olson, while further developing one of the top urban music divisions in the industry with her promotion to president of that division. She will be based out of UMPG’s worldwide headquarters in Santa Monica.

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Manny Simon
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Republic Records

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