The Inquirer is reporting that Beasley has parted ways with 97.5 The Fanatic morning man Anthony Gargano. He's being replaced by NBC Sports Philadelphia host and former 94.1 WIP talker Marc Farzetta. Gargano's last day was last Thursday.
Kalil & Company announced the latest purchase for Educational Media Foundation. WPFM-FM (107.) in Panama City is being sold to EMF by Powell Broadcasting. The Powell Group owns stations in Panama City and Sioux City, Iowa. How much EMF is paying for its latest signal was not announced.
Broadcast attribution platform AnalyticOwl has launched NumericOwl, a predictive attribution benchmark tool. It's hopeful this new tool will help advertisers and media companies predict response levels to commercials.
At the Radio Show in Orlando next week, Matt Cowper's name will be announced following the Advertiser Breakfast, Thursday morning. Matt is a Radio Ink Radio Wayne finalist in the Stu Olds National Sales Manager category. The Beasley Media VP, based in Philadelphia, oversees Tampa, Vegas, Fort Myers, North Jersey, Boston, Fayetteville, Charlotte, Augusta, Detroit, and Boca.
Starting Monday Kris Fisher is the Brand Manager for Beasley Media Group's Rhythmic Oldies "Old School 105.7"/KOAS-FM and Hot AC “STAR 107.9”/KVGS-FM. Fisher moves to Vegas from Beasley's HD98.3 and Hot 95.5 /93.1 in Augusta where he was PD.
Chicago radio broadcast veteran Brian Peck has been named on-air host of evenings on 94.7 WLS. Peck debuts in the 7:00 p.m.-12:00 midnight slot tonight.
(By Ronald Robinson) In the past week I've "been to the coalface," so to speak, and gently debated some of the issues I've discussed in this blog with someone who has the hands-on experience to make a strong case for whatever his views are. Here is a portion of the discussion I have been enjoying with a former station owner.
After over 51 years of media and radio broadcasting, Paul J Schneider has decided it is time to retire from NewsTalk 670 KBOI/Boise, ID. Schneider moved to Boise and started his career at KBOI in June of 1967.
Nashville’s TalkRadio 1510 WLAC will now simulcast on 98.3 FM. The 98.3 FM signal will broadcast across the southern portions of the Nashville area, including Williamson County and the Franklin area. WLAC will also now be heard on WSIX-FM on HD-2 and continue to broadcast on 1510 AM.
James Andrew Miller, in partnership with Cadence13, has released a new chapter of his popularly acclaimed Origins podcast titled, “Origins Chapter 4: Saturday Night Live: Behind the Scenes of Season 44.”