In Brief - February 22, 2008
February 22, 2008

Lucas resigns his position as night host at CHR WTWR/Toledo after four years. His last night will be March 7.


Skip Dillard has been named OM for Inner City Urban AC WBLS and Black Gospel WLIB/New York. Dillard comes from a similair position at CBS Rhythmic WPGC/Washington D.C. He replaces long-time PD Vinny Brown who exited in January.

Former Clear Channel WKTU late-night host Jewelz Lopez joins the airstaff at Mega Media Top 40/Dance PULSE 87/New York for MD/midday duties beginning on Monday (2/25).

 

KTNI (Martini On The Rockies)/Denver shifts from Adult Variety to Triple A as Martini Radio. Tim Maranville is OM/PD and the new on-air line-up is: Mornings: Chuck Woodford, Middays: J.J. Jeffries, Afternoons: MD Jackie Selby, Nights/Overnights: Otto Mayshun.

 

Rock WZMR/Albany morning co-host Cat will appear on the ABC reality series Wife Swap. Cat swaps home lives with Sue Ann McGoldrick, a 56 year old Texas mother who works in her family's pet funeral and crematorium. Cat's Wife Swap airs on Wednesday, March 5 on ABC at 8 p.m. ET.

 

Stan and Haney move from mornings to afternoon drive at Rock WRXK/Ft. Myers.

WUSL-FM/Philadelphia will be the first station to receive the NAB Crystal Heritage Award, recognizing a radio station's long-term commitment to community service. The award will be presented during the NAB Show Radio Luncheon, on April 15 in Las Vegas. The Crystal Heritage Award is given to a station that has won five Crystal Radio Awards, an annual award that recognizes a radio station's year-round commitment to community service. In 2007, WUSL-FM was the first station in history to achieve such a milestone. The station has also been a finalist on three other occasions.

NPR will broadcast three concerts live from SXSW in Austin, TX next month: R.E.M. on Wednesday, March 12; My Morning Jacket on Thursday, March 13 and a daytime concert on Friday, March 14 featuring Vampire Weekend, Jens Lenkman and others. All performances will be available to NPR affiliates, as well as streaming online at NPR.org.

Steve and Mark Green have announced plans to sell a majority share of Air America Radio to Pendulum Media. Mark Green remains President of the Talk network.

FMQB sends its condolences to the family of radio vet Patrick Kain. Kain passed away suddenly yesterday. He had most recently worked at Top 40 WLAN/Lancaster as APD/MD and also spent time at WQXA/Lancaster. Kain did weekends at WPLY(Y100)/Philadelphia and WHFS/Washington, D.C. and helped launch KNCL/San Jose in its first incarnation as a Modern Rock station.




 
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