Karyn Cerulli is the new Director of Sales for Entercom's KSON, KBZT, and KIFM in San Diego. She'll partner with Director of Sales Pat Osburn and the Entercom San Diego sales management team. Cerulli comes to ETM San Diego from Cox, where she's been D.O.S. for the past two and a half years.
Grupo Radio Centro in L.A. has added El Show Del Raton a new Los Angeles Spanish-language afternoon radio show, weekdays 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Radio Centro 93.9 FM (KXOS-FM). El Raton (pictured) reunites with his longtime friend Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez, host of Radio Centro 93.9’s morning show El Show del Mandril.
Tuned Global is a digital music provider in Australia and South East Asia. The company has signed an audio advertising partnership with Triton Digital so they will now be able to deliver targeted ads on their mobile apps. Tuned Global will join a2x, Triton’s programmatic audio exchange, to enable the programmatic purchase of its digital audio inventory across its music streaming apps.
NextRadio VP of Marketing Maura Kautsky says, “We are looking to get college students involved and informed about FM chips in smartphones and to introduce or re-introduce them to live, local radio. College students are perfect ambassadors to develop a NextRadio app message that shares how radio and digital come together."
This is the story about former KYGO (Denver) host David Mueller (pictured) who claims he was fired after Taylor Swift falsely accused him of groping her at a 2013 concert meet-and-greet. Mueller is now saying Swift slandered him.
Miami is one of the Hispanic format's hottest cities and Univision is making some adjustments to WQBA-AM in that city. “LA Voz de Miami” (Miami’s Voice), formerly Univision America Miami, now features local news, analyses, political commentary, and entertainment. Here is a look at the station's brand new lineup...
The FCC's plan to revitalize the AM band is a very hot topic in our industry right now. And the part of the plan that will impact the big booming AMs heard all across the country, has generated an interesting debate, often between those owning or operating AM radio stations. Our coverage of the topic yesterday generated a ton of feedback, including this very detailed piece by Doc Searls (pictured here).
The awards were endless for Charlie Tuna who died peacefully in his sleep February 19, according to his close friend Steve Wall at The Talent Farm. Tuna left Kearth 101 in Los Angeles back in August of 2015 to focus on his syndication company. He worked as morning drive radio personality for more stations and formats than anyone in Los Angeles radio history.
Chris Soechtig has been named Market President for iHeartMedia's West Palm Beach cluster. He replaces John Hunt.