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Former Joyner Sidekick Joins Steve Harvey

This week, J. Anthony Brown announced that as of April 17 he'll be a permanent member of the Steve Harvey Morning Show. Harvey is syndicated by Premiere, which did not confirm what Brown announced. Brown was part of the Tom Joyner Morning Show for 20 years until November 2016 when it was announced he would no longer be part of the show. In January of 2016, Brown walked off the Joyner show and said he was quitting.

Westwood One Promotes Wildman

Mark Wildman has been promoted to EVP for Strategic Partnerships at Westwood One. Wildman will now lead the company’s new business development initiatives for both the network and spot sales. Wildman joined Westwood last October from William Morris where he was responsible for selling media, sponsorship, and content programs.

Gottlieb Lands With Fox Sports

It didn't take long to find out where Doug Gottlieb was headed after leaving the CBS Radio Sports Network. On Wednesday, Fox Sports Radio announced Gottlieb would be taking over the afternoon drive slot as of April 24. He replaces the Jay Mohr Show which ended back in January.

OK Gets Their JJ

J.J. Ryan is headed to Oklahoma City from his current base of Sacramento to take up the role of PD for Hits station KJ103, and 96.1 KXY Country. Prior to Sacramento, Ryan also had stops in Tulsa and Fayettville.

Entercom Finds Fisher Replacement

Richard Schmaeling will become the new CFO for Entercom on April 18. Schmaeling will succeed Steve Fisher, who is stepping down on April 30, after 18 years with the company.

Foxx Joins Adams

EJ Foxx has joined Adams Radio of Delmarva as midday host on “Your Country, 107.7 WKHI. A longtime Maryland and Washington DC native, Foxx has over 10 years experience as a PD and has worked at WASH FM in DC and on the air in Baltimore with WMAR TV.

Former Radio Martí PD Dies at 58

Starting in 1985, Radio Martí broadcast Spanish-language news into communist Cuba. According to The Miami Herald 26-year-old Oscar Barcelo started with the station that year and stayed for 13, including eight as PD. Barcelo then went on to work for Voice of America in Miami for 18 years. He died of cancer March 4. Picture courtesy Miami Herald.

NAB Lands Burnell As Vegas Keynoter

Global Lead for Business Development and Partner Management at Ford Motor Company Scott Burnell will speak at the NAB Show Radio Luncheon, Tuesday, April 25, in Las Vegas. Burnell will discuss Ford's impact on the future of autonomous vehicles as well as radio's future in the car.

iHeart’s Subramanyam Receives Top Digital Award

As iHeartMedia’s President of Insights, Research and Data Analytics, Subramanyam develops and manages an expansive range of data and research efforts involving digital analytics, ratings and measurement, ad sales research, mobile measurement, programming analysis, music research, campaign measurement/attribution and marketing research.

Hernandez To Sin City

CBS Radio's KXQQ-FM in Las Vegas has hired Natalia Hernandez as its new midday host. Hernandez said, "14 years ago I got my first gig at CBS Radio in West Palm and I'm so happy to be back with the company it all started with. My career has come full circle and I have to thank our PD JB King for believing in me for the midday opportunity at Q100.5."

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