WQHT (HOT 97) New York Names Jay Dixon As Program Director
July 24, 2014
Untitled Document

Jay Dixon
WQHT (HOT 97) New York and parent company Emmis Communications announces the appointment of Jay Dixon as Program Director for WQHT.  Dixon has served as Interim Program Director for HOT 97 since Ebro Darden vacated the position in March 2014 to focus on hosting Ebro in the Morning, holding down the morning drive slot from 5 a.m. to 10 a.m. 

“Jay’s extensive knowledge of radio broadcasting and ratings, as well as his familiarity with the Emmis brand, makes him the perfect fit for WQHT,” states Deon Levingston, General Manager of Emmis New York.  “Over the past few months, Dixon has initiated innovative and creative ideas to the HOT 97 platform, further demonstrating his capabilities of leading and continuing to expand the global presence HOT 97 has in Hip Hop and music.  We are thrilled to welcome him back to the Emmis family.”

“I am excited to be back with Emmis and to continue my work with WQHT.  I’d like to thank Rick Cummings, Jimmy Steal, Deon Levingston, Ebro Darden and the entire Emmis community for this opportunity.  Look out of big things ahead for WQHT, Hip Hop, and New York!” adds Jay Dixon.

Dixon began his career in broadcasting while still in High School, reporting for WILD in Boston.  Over the course of his career, Dixon has worked in multiple formats including Top 40, Country, Classic Hits and Urban, and has held positions with Cox Media as Program/Operations Manager for WBHK Birmingham and WALR Atlanta, as well as with Emmis’ former 98.7 KISS FM, serving as both Production/Creative Services Director and Program Director during his tenure.  Since 2012, Dixon has served as CEO/Operator for his own company, Jay Dixon Media, LLC, which manages www.i-SoulRadio.com, an online radio station playing classic R&B and soul music.



 
Breaking News
Universal Music Group Extends Lucian Grainge Deal
WOGL/Philly Morning Show Host Ross Brittain Announces Retirement
In Brief - July 31, 2015
July 30, 2015
CBS Radio Extends Scott Shannon
iHeartMedia Reports Results For 2015 Second Quarter
Benztown Promotes Christopher "Jack" Johansing To Marketing Director
July 29, 2015
iHeartMedia Charlotte Names Keith Hotchkiss Market President
Pierre Bouvard: Radio's Delivers On Amazon Prime Day
In Brief - July 29, 2015
July 28, 2015
Cumulus Appoints Brian Thomas As PD For WLS-FM/Chicago
AT&T To Activate FM Chips On Android Smartphones
BroadbandTV & BMG Form Strategic Alliance To Support New Generation Of Music Artists
Chicago Radio Legend John Records Landecker To Sign Off After 40 Years On-Air
Cumulus-Buffalo Re-Signs Shredd and Ragan For Mornings At WEDG
Rare Job Ops at 98 Rock/Baltimore
In Brief - July 28, 2015
July 27, 2015
Emmis Announces Executive Promotions
iHeartRadio Joins Snapchat Discover
Pandora Listeners Receive More Uninterrupted Hours With Sponsored Listening
July 24, 2015
Radio Industry & SESAC Reach Settlement
The Week In Review: 7/20-7/24
CBS Radio Names David Yadgaroff As SVP/Market Manager For Philadelphia
In Brief - July 24, 2015
July 23, 2015
Frankie V. Heads Home To Boston
Music News
Kanye, Sam Smith, The Who & Many More Announced For iHeartRadio Music Festival
Quick Hits: One Direction, The Voice, Queen Latifah & Mary J. Blige, The Gaslight Anthem, Paul McCartney
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Talks to Cherie Currie, and Reviews Live Releases From The Who and The Rolling Stones
Quick Hits: Dr. Dre, U2, Zayn Malik, Gary Clark Jr.
Macklemore Talks New Album, Relapse Into Drug Use
Quick Hits: Meghan Trainor, Justin Bieber, Janelle Monáe, Keith Richards, Lollapalooza, Chance The Rapper, Neil Young
Imagine Dragons, Jack Johnson Join Farm Aid 30
Quick Hits: Rise Against, Keith Richards, Puscifer, Judas Priest & Mastodon, Mat Kearney, Circa Survive
Rapper Future Hits #1 With Surprise Album
Quick Hits: U2 & Lady Gaga, Disclosure & Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Mariah Carey, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Guns N' Roses, Sevendust, Joseph Jackson
Ed Sheeran TV Special To Air On NBC
The Week In Review: 7/20-7/24
Quick Hits: Five Finger Death Punch, Prince, Meg Myers, The Grateful Dead
Quick Hits: Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth, Vance Joy, Lana Del Rey
Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, James Blake / Kanye West, Incubus
FMQB NOW

Jonathan Shuford, PD
WRVW/Nashville

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!