Two years after leaving Westwood One to work at a chemical solutions company, Brian Switzer is back with Westwood One. Switzer joins the company as VP/GM for Music & Entertainment -- Country, overseeing the marketing and operations of all owned and represented Country shows.
101.3 The Brew – “The Brew Rocks Grand Rapids” – has picked up the popular Rover’s Morning Glory show, 6-10 a.m. effective January 23. The show will continue to broadcast from its flagship station, WMMS in Cleveland.
Cassiday Proctor will join the Spencer’s Neighborhood morning show on 106.5 The Arch on January 30. Proctor joins the show from WSTR-FM Atlanta’s morning show. She was also an on-air personality at CBS Radio in Charlotte, North Carolina and for Entercom in Austin.
James Conner, the longtime GM of Emmis' Terre Haute cluster, has been named General Manager of Network Indiana. Network Indiana is a statewide news network providing news, sports, and business programming to affiliated radio stations in the state. It's owned by Emmis, which sold its five stations in Terre Haute back in October for $5.2 million.
iHeartMedia's News Radio 1190 KEX in Portland has launched the Mark Mason Show in the noon to 3 p.m. slot. Mason, who returns after a three-year hiatus, said, "After I lost my good friend and co-host Dave Anderson, my perspective on life changed and I wanted to return the Portland community that embraced me. I’m excited to return to the KEX family and bring my 100% hate-free brand of talk radio back to Portland.”
Cox Media Group Atlanta’s 97.1 The River (WSRV-FM) is moving Debra Green from weekends to weeknights. Green has been with 97.1 The River since June of 2015. Prior to that, she was on air at X107-1 and WNNX. The format is Classic Hits. Green is taking the shift that English Nick moved out of in the Fall to do middays
Adam Bomb that is, who will take afternoon's on Cumulus' WWWQ-FM. Adam has hosted nights on Q100 since 2006. He'll continue to host his nationally syndicated show, through Westwood One, now heard in 30 markets.
The company’s Fayetville cluster has added Randy Bliss as Operations Manager, and expanded Program Director Tap Money’s role in that market.
It’s a real coup for the NAB Show. Celebrated journalist Jane Pauley will do the opening-day emceeing on Monday, April 24 in Las Vegas. The host of CBS Sunday Morning is one of the country’s best-known and best-loved TV journalists over the past four decades.
iHeartMedia's BIG 94.9 in Little Rock will debut The BIG Fun Morning Show With Kramer, on Monday. Kramer said, "It is a dream come true to move home to Little Rock to be a morning personality on BIG 94.9 and raise my family.” Kramer replaces DJ Taylor who moves to nights.