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Below are several different newsfeeds that may be of interest to broadcasters and those affiliated with the broadcasting industry.

  • Industry Vet Chris Berry Joins iHeart May 25, 2017
    Chris Berry has been named Senior VP for News, Talk and Sports at iHeartMedia. Berry will oversee all of iHeart's News, Talk and Sports brands and continue to in his role as Senior VP and GM for NBC News Radio and 24/7 News Network.
  • Hilborn Elevated To GM By Hubbard May 25, 2017
    Regional Manager Dan Seeman announced this week that Jeff Hilborn will take over as the new GM for Hubbard's six-station cluster in Brainerd, MN. In 2015, Hubbard purchased 16 stations in northern Minnesota from Omni Broadcasting. Hilborn replaces retiring GM Mike Boen, who managed the Brainerd market for 24 years. Hilborn was most recently the […]
  • Entercom Locks In Kroeger May 25, 2017
    Chris Kroeger will continue to host afternoon drive on Entercom's sports talker WFNZ in Charlotte after signing a new multi-year deal. Details of the new contract were not disclosed. Market Manager Matt Hanlon said, “Chris Kroeger leads the conversation in all things sports for Charlotte on WFNZ. His depth of knowledge and relationships with everyone […]
  • MIW Legend — Kay Olin May 25, 2017
    Radio Ink is proud to announce that Kay Olin has been chosen as our 2017 MIW Legend. She will be featured in our June 16 Most Influential Women in Radio Issue with a special interview. Radio Ink Publisher Deborah Parenti said, "Kay Olin has been a pioneer, a wave maker and glass shatterer for all […]
  • JVC Sells Florida FM May 25, 2017
    Broker Michael Bergner tells Radio Ink the selling price for WXJZ-FM in Gainesville was $500,000. Marc Radio is the buyer, which also owns four FMs and two AMs in the Gainesville market. JVC is not selling off its stations. Owner John Caracciolo tells Radio Ink this was simply an offer he could not turn down. […]
  • From Georgia To Minneapolis For Philpott May 25, 2017
    As of June 12, Jay Philpott will be the new night host on Cumulus' Classic Rocker KQRS in Minnesota. Philpott moves to Minneapolis from Cumulus Rocker WNNX in Atlanta where he was Afternoon Drive. Philpott is also part of the Classic Rock 24/7 format for Westwood One, and will continue with those network duties.
  • Whiteside Shifts Digital Duties At iHeart May 25, 2017
    iHeartMedia has moved Rob Whiteside to Digital PD for its 54-station Virginia/Carolina Region. Whiteside was in iHeart's Central Division where he worked as the Digital Operations Director and spearheaded digital operations for 55 markets.
  • Pistons Return To CBS Radio May 25, 2017
    The Detroit Pistons and CBS Radio Detroit announced Wednesday that the team has agreed to a multi-year deal with "97.1 FM The Ticket" (WXYT), making the station the team’s radio flagship partner beginning with the 2017-18 season.
  • Kelsey Maxon Named Digital PD May 25, 2017
    Maxon will assume the role for iHeartMedia in Hartford, CT, on June 5. His domain will involve brands and franchises — both broadcast and digital – that include KISS 95.7, The River 105.9, Country 92.5, 97-9 ESPN, and News Radio 1410 WPOP.
  • Ace And TJ Making Kids Grin May 25, 2017
    The jocks’ nonprofit charity, Ace & TJ’s Grin Kids, aims to enhance the lives of terminally ill and chronically disabled children. In tandem Charlotte-area Jersey Mike’s stores, they broke their fundraising record during the national sub franchise’s Month of Giving initiative in March,  raising $149,200.

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