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Kuselias To Talk The Talk For Genesis In Florida

Erik Kuselias has been signed as the new talker for Genesis Communications’ Tampa station WWBA-AM 820 News, and its Space Coast radio station, WIXC-AM 1060 News. This brings the Erik Kuselias News Program to the stations beginning February 13.

As Expected Grayson Joins KTRS

KTRS announced on Friday that Jon Grayson will take over the 10 a.m. to noon shift at "The Big 550" as of March 13. Grayson worked at cross-town news-talker KMOX for 16 years before leaving the station last week. Westwood One also ended Grayson's syndicated overnight show earlier this year.

Musselman Upped At Adams Fort Wayne

Kevin Musselman has been named VP & GM for Adams Radio Group’s Fort Wayne cluster. Musselman has been with Adams in Fort Wayne since it entered the market via the acquisition of Oasis Radio and Summit City Radio Group. From 2007 to 2012 he served in GSM and GM roles for Federated Media.

Three’s No Crowd For Connoisseur Long Island

Three promotions for the company on the Island: Christina Kay will take over the Afternoon Drive slot on Hot AC WALK 97.5; Joe Varecha is promoted to Marketing Director and Michael Keeney has been promoted to Promotions Director overseeing events and contesting for the five radio stations.

Uncle Joe Sticking Around

Classic Rock DJ “Uncle Joe” Benson has signed a new multi-year agreement with Entercom's KSWD-FM in Los Ageles. Uncle Joe will continue to host on-air weekdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. PD Dave Beasing said, “Joe is the best-known and most-loved classic rock DJ in Los Angeles.

Two at KMOX Expand Their Duties

Morning host/Sports Director Tom Ackerman and morning host/news reporter Michael Calhoun (pictured) have signed multi-year extensions with expanded roles at News/Talk station KMOX 1120 (KMOX-AM) in St. Louis. The pair can be heard weekdays from 5:00 to 8:30 a.m.

Grayson Now Out At KMOX

It was back in December that Westwood One announced Jon Grayson's syndicated show Overnight America would be discontinued. Grayson kept his overnight shift at KMOX. The station has confirmed that Grayson is no longer at KMOX. So where is he headed?

A New Starr For WKYS

Danni Starr is returning to DC radio to co-host The Fam in The Morning on the Radio One station. Starr will join QuickSilva behind the mic, weekdays 6-10 a.m., starting February 21. QuickSilva and Danni will be heard throughout the DMV (Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia) region.

Romano Gives Women The Chance To Tell Their Story

Kathy Romano will debut her new Sunday morning show, Her Story, on 95.7 BEN FM, Philadelphia, Sunday February 19 at 7:30 a.m.  The radio vet will continue her role on BEN FM’s sister station 93.3 WMMR as co-host of the Preston & Steve Show.

Here Are Your Radio Mercury Awards Judges

The final-round judging panel for the 26th Annual Radio Mercury Awards has been announced. The jury, drawn together with the help of Chief Judge Mark Gross, founder and creative director, Highdive Advertising, comprises thought leaders from across the country, representing all size markets and diverse audiences for some of radio's top spending advertising clients.

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