In Brief - September 2, 2014
September 2, 2014

Brett Fennell joins Cox Media Group (CMG) as the company’s new SVP and CFO, effective immediately. Fennell, who previously was VP of Financial Planning and Analysis at Manheim, will be based at the company’s headquarters in Atlanta. 

Cumulus announces that heritage AC station WFAS-FM returned to Westchester, NY, over the Labor Day weekend. The station re-launched on the 94.3 frequency Friday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. EST. WFAS-FM has operated as an HD2 channel for the last few months.

Cumulus Fort Walton/Destin announces that its new morning show, Logan & Lisa, debuts today on AC WNCV. The show features the talents of newly named WNCV PD and morning personality Logan and co-host Lisa, who comes to mornings from middays on sister Country station WYZB.

Jack Diamond exits mornings at Classic Hits XHPRS/San Diego due to personal reasons.

UMGD announces the following executive appointments: Michael Lawson has been promoted to VP, Sales based in NY. His new role is effective 9/2/14. Jeff Stoltz has been promoted to VP, Sales based in UMG Santa Monica headquarters, effective 9/2/14.  .

Country WBWL-FM (101.7 The Bull)/Boston welcomes Jessica Callahan as its new afternoon drive host, beginning Tuesday, September 9. Callahan most recently handled middays at WXXX/Burlington, VT and additionally was voice tracking midday’s at WHYA/Hyannis, MA.

CCM+E Portsmouth announced today the debut of 95.3 The Bull, the Seacoast's New Hit Country. The new station began broadcasting today at 1 p.m. EST. 

The 2015 Cadillac Escalade is now equipped with standard HD Radio Technology. The Escalade is the final Cadillac vehicle to launch HD Radio Technology joining the ATS, CTS, ELR, SRX, and XTS models which already offer the HD Radio digital AM & FM experience to drivers.  All major auto manufacturers in the U.S. now offer HD Radio Technology.




 
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Jon Zellner
SVPP, iHeartMedia

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