In Brief - August 27, 2014
August 27, 2014

Impact Radio Group KWYD (Wild 101)/Boise adds Mike Adam to middays. Adam most recently of Clear Channel's WIOQ/Philadelphia will begin voice tracking middays on September 2nd. "Mike and I worked together at Clear Channel's WWVA/Atlanta while he tracked mornings and I served as APD/PM Drive." KWYD PD Kevin Cruise tells FMQB. "Mike's passion, knowledge, and skills in the format make him a formidable talent. We are extremely lucky and happy to bring Mike on board via the magic of voice tracking. He is a seasoned talent with an uncanny ability to understand digital, social, and speak to the audience."
     Adam added, "I've known Kevin Cruise for quite a while now. He's not only a great programmer, but a great guy, so naturally I jumped at the opportunity to work for him again. Wild is a dominant force in the market, and I'm excited to be a part of it."
     Cruise also tells us about the sad departure of APD/AM Drive host Tony Tecate who is heading to Hawaii. "Tony has been a great asset to Wild, and I have enjoyed every day we worked together. We have begun our search for the next AM Drive talent at Wild. We are looking for someone who will engage the community and listeners, work well with clients, be entertaining on the air, and understand the music is the star! The person who fills this position will understand that we are market 100, but act like market 10! The position may come with programming responsibilities, or eventually lead to programming responsibilities."
     If you believe you're the person that can bring PPM style breaks to a music intensive morning shift then apply today

Nathan Graham joins CHR WXSS/Milwaukee and will anchor the 7 p.m.-midnight shift. Graham arrives from nights at CHR KPSW/Springfield.

iStreamMedia who launched their iStreamRadio internet radio directory and event guide in June of this year has chosen Radionomy as it's official streaming and music licensing partner as it continues to grow it's recently launched iStreamMusic brand offering listeners around the World digital music channels in a wide variety of genres via multiple web and mobile platforms. The partnership also will expand and allow for the future launches of iStreamMedia's recently acquired and soon to-be publicly announced brands.

Meredith Local Media Group President Paul Karpowicz has been named a trustee of NABPAC, the political action committee of the National Association of Broadcasters, it was announced today. Karpowicz is the immediate past NAB Joint Board Chairman. He was appointed to his role with Meredith in February 2005, where he is responsible for the direction of Meredith's 12 local TV stations. Karpowicz currently sits on NAB's Executive Committee and serves on the BMI Board. He is a former chairman of the CBS Affiliates Board and the Television Bureau of Advertising Board.

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Jon Zellner
EVP/Programming Operations

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