The company has signed Derek Madden to a long-term deal as PD of KXXR-FM in Minneapolis. Madden will also continue in his role as Corporate Programmer for the Rock and Alternative formats. He joined KXXR in March 2015. Prior to that, he was PD for KLOS-FM in Los Angeles, also a Cumulus station.
This short statement was issued from Entercom corporate Monday confirming that Cory Fitz will no longer host mornings on The Wolf in Seattle.
The co-host of the XLO Morning Show on 104.5 WXLO in Worcester, MA, has been recognized as “Best Radio Personality” in Worcester Magazine’s Best of Worcester 2017 special issue. Carter has been co-host of the show since 2000, and is active in the community through charitable organizations
The former radio man spent the past three years as CURE International’s VP of Marketing. Prior to that his radio career included working for K-LOVE in Chicago, WAY-FM in West Palm Beach, Air1 in Sacramento and Salem in Chicago. He says his new company will focus on working with radio stations and non-profit's to develop and implement custom strategies to better communicate their purpose.
Syndicated talk superstar Dave Ramsey, traveled to Atlanta and San Antonio recently for events for his Smart Money presentation. In Atlanta he worked with iHeartMedia's talker WGST-AM. And in San Antonio, where this packed house picture is from, Ramsey worked with KTSA-AM, an Alpha Media station.
Heather Gersten has been promoted to Assistant Program Director at the Lite Rock station. Gersten will continue as co-host of Heather & Steve in the mornings, a position she has held for the past 14 years. She is also part of WWLI’s 2 Lite Chicks with midday personality Amy Pontes.
iHeartMedia has named Jeff Wyatt Senior VP of Programming for Baltimore. He also picks up the PD gig at WPOC-FM and JACK-FM. Wyatt moves to Baltimore from iHeart's Virginia-Carolina Region where he was VP of Programming and PD for 96.9 The Kat in Charlotte.
The iHeartMedia Washington, D.C., station has brought in Tommy Chuck to be Program Director for 97.1 WASH-FM, “Washington’s Variety of the 80s, 90s and Today.” Chuck has spent the last two years programming sister stations HOT 99.5 and 93.1 WPOC in the D.C. region. He joined iHeartMedia in 2000 at WKXJ Chattanooga, TN.