In Brief - February 16, 2007
February 16, 2007

Night host Boomer rises to MD at CHR WVKS/Toledo.

 

Kory exits nights at CHR KKMG/Colorado Springs.

 

The Chicago Sun-Times reports former AC WLIT-FM morning personality Melissa Forman is returning to the station for the 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. shift.

 

Cappy, one half of Hot AC KDMX/Dallas’ Tony & Cappy morning show exits.

 

CHR/Rhythmic KPWT/San Antonio taps former CHR/Rhythmic WMBX/West Palm Beach afternoon talent U.B. Rodriguez for mornings.

 

Van and Nikky B are named to mornings at CHR WDKS/Evansville.

 

AJ Davis joins AC WSOS/Jacksonville for wake-up duties.

 

Toni Terrel is elevated to APD at AC WHRP/Huntsville.

 

Press Communications names Wes Matejka GM of its Monmouth/Ocean outlets. Matejka was most recently Director of Sales at Entercom-Memphis.

 

Papa Keith exits the night post at Urban WMIB/Miami.

 

Entravision Modern Rocker KDLD/KDLE (Indie 103.1)/Los Angeles and Program Director Michael Steele part ways. He was the station’s first and only PD since its inception. A replacement is set to be named soon…

Midday host/Promotion Coordinator Megan Slater will be leaving Rock WRKZ/Pittsburgh at month's end.

 

Urban WEDR/Miami and late night air talent Elisa Lisa part ways.

 

New KRQR/Chico, CA jock BJ had an interesting first day at work. To give out tickets to see Three Days Grace, Flyleaf and RED that night, listeners had to find BJ downtown on Valentine's Day. Since no one knew what he looks like yet, listeners had to ask random people, "Are you 106.7 Z-Rock's BJ?" to find him.

 

XM Satellite Radio will air sportswriter, columnist, ESPN commentator Tony Kornheiser's new radio show beginning March 5. The show will originate from Washington Post Radio (WTWP/Washington, D.C.) and air Monday through Friday from 9-11 a.m. ET on XM channel 144.

 

In other XM news, the satcaster announced it will be selling its XM-4 satellite for $288.5 million, and will then lease it back over nine years.

 

As the debate over DRM continues, Bloomberg reports that Yahoo Music is considering dropping copy protection from some songs. Yahoo VP Dave Goldberg has said his company is in talks to drop DRM technology from as many as half its songs by the end of 2007.

 

Arbitron launches a "due diligence" Web site to assist aspiring radio station owners. “Nearly 500 radio stations are being placed on the market by Clear Channel as part of the company’s impending sale to private equity,” said Carol Hanley, SVP of sales for Arbitron. “This is a tremendous opportunity for minority and first-time buyers of radio stations, but these aspiring bidders need information to help build a business plan and raise capital. The new Arbitron Web site contains information on the value of radio and the state of the industry to help those seeking equity to make the case for investing in radio.” The site can be found at http://www.arbitron.com/radio_stations/radio_inv_resources.htm.

 

Chuck Mitchell is appointed VP/Jazz and Adult music for Koch Records. Mitchell formerly served as a President of Verve Records. 




 
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