In Brief - June 15, 2005
June 15, 2005

KIZS/Tulsa awards afternoon host KC with MD responsibilities.

At KMBZ/Kansas City, Jerry Agar shifts from middays to afternoons. Darla Jaye joins from WVNN/Huntsville for middays, and afternoon talent Russ Johnson exits.

Rick Baumgartner exits as Equity Music Group VP/Promotion.

Dan Zampillo is named PD/Executive Producer at Sports WXYT/Detroit. Zampillo was most recently at WBNS-AM/Columbus and has also served as Sports Director at WSCR/Chicago.

Interep announces the following changes: Effective immediately, Mike Agovino resigns as co-COO of the company, and Kevin Cassidy rejoins the company to assume the presidency of D&R Radio. Cassidy, who is slated to start on July 1, returns to the company from the VP/Sales post at the Clear Channel-Dallas cluster.

FMQB extends condolences to the family and friends of Linda Alter who lost her three-year battle with cancer this morning. Per Linda's wishes, in lieu of flowers, contributions should be made to the T.J. Martell Cancer Foundation. A memorial service is being planned and will take place in Atlanta in coming weeks.

Syndicated Rock program hardDrive is celebrating its ninth anniversary with a special 4th of July show featuring Audioslave. The show will feature host Lou Brutus interviewing singer Chris Cornell and giving an exclusive concert report on the band's performance in Havana, Cuba. In addition, the show boasts interviews with Slipknot, Staind and Papa Roach. hardDrive's 4th of July special airs the weekend of July 2 and 3, marjing its 468th episode.

Mediaguide and RadioWave are teaming up to offer broadcast and internet airplay monitoring for independent artists and songwriters. The service will track airplay across 2,500 traditional radio stations and 4,800 internet radio stations.



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