Sturcken Takes D.O.S. Role With Beasley In Vegas

Mark Sturcken takes the new role with Beasley's Las Vegas cluster after serving in sales positions for Beasley since 2010, most recently as National Sales Manager. Beasley Media Group owns four FMs and one AM in Las Vegas. Sturken has 24 years experience working in the Las Vegas market.

Home Depot, GEICO Top The Charts

Both companies are typically near the top of the Media Monitors weekly spot list and last week was no different. The Home Depot was, by far, number one, airing 68,834 commercials on radio stations across the country. GEICO ran 42,265. Rounding out the top five was Walgreens with 38,579, Burger King with 34,331, and JC Penney with 27,577.

Keith Larson’s Annual Ride Helps Kids In Charlotte

WBT AM/FM host Keith Larson's 14th Annual Motorcycle Ride to help kids battling life-threatening illnesses, and their families, is Saturday, April 30, 2016. Riders can sign up for this terrific annual police-escorted event and non-riders can make a contribution directly to the kids and families through a 501(c)3 non-profit.

WABC Appoints Laden News Director

Noam Laden is the News Director for Cumulus' news-talker 77 WABC in New York City. For 10 years Laden has been the host of The News Hour with Noam Laden from 5 to 6 a.m. He also writes and anchors the news for WABC between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Tolbert Re-Signs With KNBR

KNBR afternoon driver Tom Tolbert has signed a new multi-year contract with the station. Tolbert has been with KNBR in San Francisco for 20 years, having started back in 1996.

McIntyre Returns To WRQX In D.C.

Cumulus names longtime Washington, D.C.-area on-air personality Kristie McIntyre nighttime host on WRQX MIX 107.3 in D.C. This marks a return to WRQX for McIntyre. She was on the air at WRQX from 2005 to 2010. She replaces Ashley Nickels, who moved to middays.

KPCC’s Steve Julian Dies At 57

KPCC, Southern California Public Radio, announced on its website that the 15-year host of KPCC's Morning Edition died from complications from brain cancer. KPCC's AirTalk host and Julian's best friend Larry Mantle said, "He was a singular talent. He is completely irreplaceable."

Reach Launches New Syndicated Morning Show

Award-winning gospel artist and reality TV star Erica Campbell will host a new morning show to be syndicated by Reach Media in collaboration with Radio One. The new four-hour show will be called Get Up! Mornings with Erica Campbell and roll out nationally May 10.

Scholarship Established To Honor Oscar Leverette

The Georgia radio legend passed away on April 28, at age 68. He had served in various capacities at a string of stations in the Macon market for over 50 years. To continue his legacy of mentoring young radio people, his family has established a scholarship in his name.

Mateo Leaving CBS Radio

She's been with CBS Radio's management team for about 13 years. This past Friday the SVP of Communications announced she's leaving the company in two weeks.

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