It was back in December that Westwood One announced Jon Grayson's syndicated show Overnight America would be discontinued. Grayson kept his overnight shift at KMOX. The station has confirmed that Grayson is no longer at KMOX. So where is he headed?
Beasley Media Group's BEN FM in Philadelphia has figured out a way to have Amazon's Alexa take over the station this Friday from 2pm to 6pm. It's all part of the launch of the BEN FM skill on the Amazon Echo. During that shift the station will also be giving away Amazon Echo Dots.
Beasley is making some changes at the company’s Ft. Myers, FL, cluster. WJPT-FM Program Director and morning personality Matt Mangas, and Chris Randolph -- night host at WAKY in Louisville, KY -- have been set new roles.
Entercom Chicago will present its 25th annual Good Neighbor Radiothon on WBBM Newsradio (WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM) to raise money for The Salvation Army. The event is set for December 4.
Scott Lilly has owned an advertising agency for the past 14 years, the last three years with a company called Hatch130 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He's worked with big brands such as the NBA, the NFL, Steward Health Care, The University of Bridgeport and smaller businesses as well. Our thanks to Connoisseur Media's Kristin Okesson for introducing us to Lilly who we've interviewed as part of our ongoing series about the relationship radio has was advertising agencies.
By now everyone has heard that the most successful talk show host in the history of radio announced on the air Monday that he's been diagnosed with advanced lung cancer. What's next for Rush Limbaugh?
Neuhoff Communications has promoted Kathy Byerly to D.O.S. and Associate GM in its Decatur market. Byerly has held the GSM position for Neuhoff's five stations in Central Illinois since arriving from Springfield, IL, back in 2014. In Springfield, Byerly was LSM and an AE, after starting with the stations as a temporary receptionist in 2006.
The Super Bowl XXI MVP will be an NFL analyst on SiriusXM's Mad Dog Sports Radio (channel 82) throughout the 2017 season. He will join host Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo each week for Simms and the Mad Dog, an hour-long program where the duo will discuss the news from the league that week and preview the coming weekend's matchups.
Sunny 106.5 and 8 News Now in Las Vegas will present A Very Sunny Christmas December 18. Donations during the broadcast will benefit Opportunity Village in Southern Nevada, a nonprofit organization serving adults in the Southern Nevada community with intellectual and related disabilities.