The 74-year old said on his show Thursday he'll be leaving the sports station which he's been with for all 34 years its been in existence "sooner rather than later." Right now Somers hosts the 6:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. slot.
Urban One's Radio One and Reach Media have announced a virtual upfront called Millions. Billions. Trillions. in partnership with Dream Currency, a small Black-owned business. The upfront focuses on a movement to promote the importance and buying power of the African American consumer.
Marty Booher, the president of the Michigan Sports Network, is launching a new sports network in Florida. He's announced the morning show of Mark Miller and David Moulton as the first show on the new network.
In June Facebook entered the podcast space by allowing podcasters to use the platform to share their show. On The New Media Show Wednesday Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee interviewed Chelsea White and Irena Lam from Facebook to discuss what they are hoping to achieve by getting into the podcast space. Here's what Rob and Todd took away from that interview...
Jen Richer has been named Assistant Program Director, iHeartMedia Washington D.C., effective November 1. Richer is no stranger to iHeartMedia, working in various capacities at other company stations.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has named Dr. Stephen Wilkins as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. For the past several years, Dr. Wilkins served as Chief Human Resources Officer and later as Chief of Staff at Alexandria City Public Schools in Alexandria, Virginia.
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