Mundo Garcia is named West Coast Regional Manager for Def Jam Recordings. Garcia, who most recently was the East Coast Promotion Assistant for Def Jam, replaces Darcie Lee who recently segued to Columbia Records for Associate Director of Rock and Alternative Promotion duties.
Morning co-host Joe Raineri and Hot AC WRMF/West Palm Beach part ways.
Cumulus announces that Blake Taylor has been promoted to PD of News/Talk KMJ-AM/FM/Fresno, effective immediately.
Advertising guru Bob Hoffman will provide the keynote address for the 2104 Radio Show, jointly produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), on September 10 at 3:45 p.m. The keynote address will follow opening remarks from RAB President and CEO Erica Farber and NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith. The Radio Show will be held September 10-12 in Indianapolis. Hoffman's keynote, titled "The Golden Age of BS," will address the gulf between what we are being told by "experts" and the reality of advertising and media today, with specific focus on broadcast radio. Hoffman is a partner in Type A Group, LLC, a consulting firm that works with advertisers, marketers, and media.