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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."

Cumulus Appoints Arledge Ops Manager For Shreveport

Chip Arledge is now the Operations Manager for Cumulus' five-station cluster in Shreveport-Bossier City, LA. Arledge will also serve as Program Director for KRMD-FM and KRMD-AM. He joins Cumulus from Eagle Radio Group/Results Radio Network in Marquette, MI, where he was Director of Commotion & Product Development.

Curtis Media’s QDR Gets A New Music Director

Mimi Wheeler is the new Promotions Director and Music Director for Curtis Media's WQDR in Raleigh. VP of Programming Lisa McKay said, “Mimi has a fire in her belly to be a part of a winning team. She has a love for doing great radio and understands how to treat our listeners like family. Mimi grew up here and knows the local landscape of people and places extremely well."

Retired Slugger Teixeira Bringing Expertise To Airwaves

If Mark Teixeira’s career on the diamond is anything to go by, his contributions to The Michael Kay Show on 98.7 ESPN will be priceless. The former first baseman will be at the mic every Thursday at 5 p.m., offering his opinions and analysis, beginning March 30.

New PM Drive Local Show For iHeart Portland

iHeart's Rip City Radio 620 in Portland, OR is debuting the new Rip City Drive with Chad and Travis weekdays from 3 – 6 p.m. The afternoon sports talk show will focus on the Portland sports market with a specific focus on Portland Trail Blazer basketball.

ESPN Promotes Justin Craig

ESPN Radio New York 98.7FM PD Justin Craig has been named Senior Director, Programming and Operations for the national ESPN Radio network. Craig will be responsible for all aspects of ESPN Radio programming and production, including oversight of Mike & Mike, The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz, Russillo & Kanell, and nighttime and weekend programming.

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