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Boise Legend Calling It A Day

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.

Cintron Movin’ On Up At El Zol

Candy Cintron has been named to the role of Program Director for El Zol 107.9 (WLZL-FM) in Washington, DC. She previously held the roles of Assistant Program Director and morning show Producer for the station since 2015.

It’s A Brother-Sister Thing!

Alternative station, 102.1 The Edge (CFNY-FM/Toronto) names Ruby Carr and Alex Carr as the new hosts of the station’s morning show, debuting January 2019. A dynamic sister and brother duo, Ruby and Alex will become the first pair of siblings to permanently co-host an FM radio morning show in Canada.

Lawsuit Against KQRS Host Settled

A lawsuit filed against KQRS morning man morning man Tom Barnard by the estate of his late attorney Ron Rosenbaum has been settled and Barnard will pay nothing.

CBS News Radio’s Dave Barrett Dies Unexpectedly

Barrett was an award-winning reporter for CBS News Radio. He won three Edward R. Murrow Awards: in 2011, for his report about how kids occupy their time, illustrated by the sounds of their activities; in 2015, for a report on the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner; and in 1998, for a profile on Tiger Woods. No cause of death was announced by CBS. Barrett was 63

Sexton Goes One-On-One With Trump For 45 Minutes

Premiere Networks personality Buck Sexton, host of The Buck Sexton Show and co-host of Hill.tv's Rising with Krystal & Buck, sat down with President Trump, Tuesday, in the Oval Office for an extended interview.

Finn New Exec Director Of Friends Of mvyradio

The Friends of mvyradio Board of Directors have appointed Paul J. Finn (aka PJ) to the position of Executive Director, effective August 1. PJ has been part of mvyradio at 88.7 on the FM dial, and its predecessor station at 92.7, for 18 years.

Silver In The Mornings At The Buzz In KC

Jording Silver makes the move to Kansas City to be the new morning host at KRBZ "The Buzz." She will be joined by Danny Boi and Mark, weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET.

Palmer Accepts Dual Role At The END

Maria Palmer has been named Music Director for iHeartMedia Charlotte and on-air host for 106.5 The END (Charlotte) weekdays from 7 p.m. to midnight. She will report to Chuck "DZL" Thompson.

Skyview Brings on Bitter

Skyview Networks is expanding its West Coast sales team with new Network Audio Sales Manager Kelly Bitter. Bitter comes to Skyview with a background in radio sales and familiarity with the Skyview Networks sales after working at Skyview Traffic from 1994 to 1997. For the past 16 years, Bitter has been with USTN.

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