Shawn Quinn is named Brand Manager at Rock WTMT/Asheville. Quinn joins from Rock WQCM/Hagerstown where he served as APD/morning host.
United Stations Radio Networks, Inc. announces that the company will be distributing a new weekend show geared to fans of Independent and Alternative Rock called Virgin Mobile On Air. The program, which is created and produced by Mike Young for Digital Brand Connections, marks the network’s first expansion into weekend programming in the Alternative format. The new program, which has related content online at http://virginmobileusa.podbean.com/, will be available to airing nationally on radio stations for the weekend of July 12-13.
Google acquires music streaming service Songza. While terms of the agrrement were not released, the New York Post reported last month the the search giant had offered $15 million. Songza currently has 5.5 million sunscribers.
The Rob, Arnie & Dawn Show have renewed their relationship with Entercom Communications Corp. Their show is broadcast in multiple markets and will continue partnering with Entercom and calling KRXQ (98 Rock) their home in the Sacramento area market.