Mike Killabrew has been named Senior VP of Programming for iHeart's Indianapolis cluster. He'll also program WFBQ-FM and WOLT-FM. The iHeart Indianapolis cluster includes WFBQ-FM, WUBG-GM, WOLT-FM, and WNDE-AM.
Steve Mullins is the new Senior VP of Sales for iHeartMedia's Arizona region. iHeartMedia includes 95.5 The Mountain, Mix 96.9, 99.9 KEZ, 102.5 KNIX, 104.7 KISS-FM, 93.7 KRQ, 550 KFYI, KFYI2, and Fox Sports 910 AM.
The NAB Education Foundation announced Monday the 10 individuals selected to participate in the 2016 Technology Apprenticeship Program, which begins this month.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge smartphones have just hit the market and they are fully equipped with NextRadio. These first two phones are the beginning of the FM Chip-enabled mobile phones that will be available this year.
Adams Radio has named Cheryl Salomone VP & Market Manager for its cluster of stations in Salisbury-Ocean City, replacing Phil LoCascio. Salomone leaves Townsquare where she was the Regional Vice President in Washington overseeing the Tri Cities and Yakima.
iHeartMedia Chicago announced Monday that Bioncé Foxx will host middays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on V103 beginning Tuesday, March 22, 2016. Foxx is best known to Chicagoland listeners as host of the Foxx on the Box midday show on 107.5 WGCI and the station’s highly-rated Whispers In The Dark overnight show.
Vic Porcelli becomes part of the iHeart St. Louis lineup, picking up the 7 p.m. to midnight shift. He replaces Jeff Collins, who stays on for weekends and fill-in. Porcelli's been on the radio in St. Louis since 1993, most recently as morning host for CBS-owned KEZK.
BigMMike is the new PD and afternoon drive host for Cumulus' Urban-formatted WYNN-FM 106.3 in Florence, SC. BigMMike joins WYNN-FM 106.3 from WFXE-FM in Columbus, GA, where he was afternoon drive host.
Nicky Sparrow is a past member of Radio Ink’s Future African American Leaders in Radio list. She was recently promoted by iHeartMedia to Jacksonville market president. We asked Sparrow to share the details on how she advanced her career and made it to the top.
Former CBS Radio CEO Dan Mason will be a keynote speaker at Radio Ink's 7th annual Hispanic Radio Conference next week in Fort Lauderdale. Mason has been one of radio's most respected executives for decades, and to hear him speak about Hispanic radio and programming in general is going to be very special for those who attend the conference.