Half A Mil For Kids Thanks to iHeart

iHeartMedia San Antonio’s Country station KJ 97 raised $547,000 during its Cares For Kids Radiothon, which benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 

Flores Moves back To Oxnard

Renee Flores returns to Oxnard as Local Sales Manager for Lazer Broadcasting. Flores will oversee sales for Oxnard, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria-Lompoc, & Paso Robles.

Entercom Toy Drive Nets Over $200K

When you add together the cash donated, and the value of all the toys collected, Entercom Milwaukee raised over $200,000 to benefit Children’s Wisconsin and Robyn’s Nest during WSSP-AM's 13th  annual toy drive.

Beasley Collects Nearly 1,000 Bikes

Beasley Media Group’s six Southwest Florida radio stations partnered with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation of Lee County to host the 2nd Annual Beasley Bike Drive. 947 bikes and $17,750 in gift cards and cash was donated.

Taylor Takes Over Townsquare Cluster

Townsquare has hired Ben Taylor as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer for its Rochester/Preston, MN, local media cluster.

Political Thriller Targets Teen Audience

iHeartMedia and Einhorn’s Epic Productions have partnered up to roll out a slate of iHeartRadio Original Podcasts that will feature strong female characters and compelling storytelling designed to appeal to the young adult audience.

Influential Woman Returns To Cumulus

Dawn Girocco is rejoining Cumulus as Director of Sales for KSCS-FM, KPLX-FM, and KLIF-FM in Dallas. Girocco was most recently VP/Market Manager for Cumulus Los Angeles.

Report: Liberty Wants Larger Piece of iHeart

Both The Wall Street Journal and Marketwatch are reporting that John Malone's Liberty Media has asked the Justice Department for permission to buy a larger piece of iHeart.

Twitter Banned Joe Walsh For 12 Hours

The former conservative talker had to sit in the Twitter penalty box after posting that FBI leader Christopher Wray should resign then punch President Trump in the face.

Radzik In For Thomas At The Sports Hub

Rick Radzik has been named PD at WBZ/The Sports Hub in Boston. Radzik has been APD since the station signed on in 2009. Radzik replaces Mike Thomas, who's leaving to become Market Manager at ESPN 1000 Chicago.

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