And to help the company add to their digital revenue stream, and ramp up their digital revenue strategy, they've hired Todd Handy for the newly created position of Chief Digital Officer.
Gregory “G Moniy” Johnson has been promoted from part-time on-air personality at WZFX-FM/Fayetteville, NC, to taking over the afternoon drive slot full-time.
It was only a week ago that Kinglsey announced he had bladder cancer. The National Radio Hall of Famer and host of Bob Kingsley's Country Top 40 died Thursday at his home in Weatherford, Texas. He was 80 years old.
Kendall Taylor, midday personality and APD for Detroit Hot Adult Contemporary station 96.3 WDVD-FM, has been appointed Music Director for the station. She will keep her current positions.
Westwood One will distribute and sell a new podcast and weekend radio show with the McLaughlin Group. Political writer and commentator Tom Rogan hosts the series, with panel members Pat Buchanan, Eleanor Clift, and Clarence Page.
PodcastOne programs have earned a total of 51 Digital Hollywood Award nominations in the event’s inaugural year. The awards will be announced at the Digital Hollywood Conference on November 14.
Westwood One has released the results from its latest podcast study. The network has been conducting what it calls the "Podcast Download" study for the last three years. The study found that more women are tuning in to podcasts, events are becoming bigger and listeners prefer host-read ads.
Border Media owner Ricki Lee is taking one of his recently purchased stations, in Saratoga Springs, NY, and flipping the entire day back to local programming.
Urban One has recruited two new senior executives. Kristopher Simpson is the new Senior Vice President and General Counsel, and Tony Spinelli becomes Chief Information Officer.
Brandon Fanney has been named General Sales Manager of Curtis Media stations Pulse FM WWPL/WPLW and STAR FM 92.9, which serve Raleigh, NC. Fanney was most recently Vice President of Sales at Local Voice Media.