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Lepid Makes The Move From Motor City To Windy City

Julia Lepidi is the new evening drive host for B96 (WBBM-FM) in Chicago, on-air weekdays from 7:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. CT, beginning January 28. Most recently, Lepidi served as on-air host and Promotions Coordinator for sister station 987 The Breeze in Detroit.

Rogers To Take Up Senior Position In Dallas

Mary Rogers has been appointed Vice President and Director of Sales for Entercom Dallas. For the past six years, Rogers worked for Cox Media Group in San Antonio where she was also D.O.S.

New Show Is All New York

710 WOR/New York will debut WOR Tonight with Joe Concha & Lis Wiehl, on February 4. The program will broadcast weekdays, 6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Travis Kicks For A Gain Of 300 Affiliates

FOX Sports Radio's Outkick The Coverage with Clay Travis has reached a broadcast milestone of 300 affiliates.
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WCBS 880 Names Their Mets Team

WCBS 880 in New York, the new flagship station for the New York Mets, have announced that veteran broadcaster Howie Rose will continue as the lead voice in the Mets radio booth.

One Last Run For Brennaman

The 46-year radio voice of the Cincinnati Reds, Marty Brennaman, is gearing up to broadcast his last season. The 76-year old started with the team in 1974 covering World Series Championships in 1975, 1976 and 1990.

Cathy Hughes To Enter NAB Hall Of Fame

Hughes, the founder and Chairperson of Urban One, will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the 2019 NAB Show. The induction will be held April 8 at the Encore in Las Vegas. In 2016 Radio Ink honored Hughes with its Lifetime Leadership award.

Carbone-Rogers To Oversee Events At ASCAP

ASCAP has appointed Nicole Carbone-Rogers as Senior Vice President and Head of Events. Carbone-Rogers will be responsible for the successful execution of major awards shows and other key ASCAP events

Detroit Host Gets Baseball Job

WDFN morning show host Matt Shepard is the new voice of the Detroit Tigers. Shepard filled in for Mario Impemba last season after Impemba was suspended for an altercation with then broadcast partner Rod Allen.

Craig Retiring After Long Run

He's hosted mornings for nearly 40 years in Hartford. WTIC-FM's Gary Craig announced on the air this week he'll be retiring from radio.

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