Monroe Signs On In Seattle

Hubbard Radio in Seattle has named Kim Monroe APD and host of the 2-6 p.m. shift at Rock 98.9 KVRQ. Monroe has worked at Rock stations WEND in Charlotte and KNDD in Seattle. She was PD at Alternative WXTM in Cleveland which later became WXRK.

Ryan Lends His Voice To Titans Coverage

Veteran sports broadcaster Mickey Ryan will join the Titans Radio broadcast team beginning Saturday, August 19, at 5 p.m. CST. Ryan will co-host pre- and post-game coverage for Tennessee’s NFL club on 104.5 The Zone and Titans Radio. He will join fellow broadcaster Mark Howard and former Titans players Blaine Bishop and Kevin Dyson on the show.

NAB Blasts Commission Over Ownership Decision

The National Association of Broadcasters has been lobbying the government agency to loosen up its ownership rules and, following Wednesday's vote to approve Chairman Wheeler's proposal on media ownership, NAB Executive VP of Communications Dennis Wharton let the Commission know what he thought.

Perryman Gets Texas Country Music HOF Exhibit

Longtime KKUS personality and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Tom Perryman is to be honored with a new exhibit at the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame in Carthage, Texas, opening August 12. It will feature memorabilia from Perryman’s almost seven decades in radio.

Monte Picks Up Two More In Arkansas

Bill Cate of Media Services Group fills us in on Monte Spearman’s latest deal. Spearman owns High Plains Radio Network and he's adding two more Arkansas signals to his growing portfolio of small-market stations. Arkansas broadcasters Jim and Nancy Howe are selling the stations for $475,000. These are the only two stations they owned.

Charges Against Kane Dropped

This is a follow-up to a story we've been following since June when it was announced that syndicated host Kane (Peter Deibler) was arrested and accused of second-degree assault by his wife, who he's in a nasty divorce battle with.

Actor Robert Davi to Replace Jerry Doyle

Robert Davi is taking over Jerry Doyle's syndicated radio slot at TRN Enterprises. Doyle passed away unexpectedly at the age of 60 last month.

Jennifer Nettles To Perform At Marconi Awards

The NAB Marconi Radio Awards dinner is Thursday night, September 22, at the Radio Show in Nashville. Thanks to the Big Machine Record Label, Jennifer Nettles will be performing during the event.

TuneIn Gets A Shot Of Red Bull

Audio network TuneIn is partnering with Red Bull Music Academy to bring its newly relaunched streaming platform, RBMA Radio, to TuneIn’s millions of monthly active users. Beginning Thursday, TuneIn users in the U.S. and Canada have access to RBMA Radio, a 24/7 station with programming from six continents.

AM970 The Answer Signs Broadway Sage Riedel

The New York Post’s Michael Riedel is renowned for his theater column, but now he’ll have his own place on the airwaves. On the Town with Michael Riedel, will air each Saturday, 9-10 a.m. on NYC-based AM970 The Answer.

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