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Hubbard Makes Changes In Digital Leadership

Hubbard Radio EVP/Chief Financial Officer Dave Bestler announced Friday that Jeremy Sinon was elevated to VP/Digital Strategy and Steve Goldstein was named Senior Director of Digital Sales Strategy for Hubbard Radio.

Tony And Jake Add A Jenn At The Bull

98.7 The Bull (KUPL) is bringing Jenn Hays to Portland to join Tony and Jake for mornings. The new show, Bull Mornings with Tony, Jake and Jenn, launches Monday, January 8. Jenn is originally from Oregon, having spent the past couple of years working in Billings, Montana.

Hernandez Joins El Patron In Dual Role

Rico Hernandez has joined iHeart's Regional Mexican station El Patron (Phoenix) as morning show on-air talent and Executive Station Producer, effective January 2, 2018. He will also continue to serve as midday talent on Tejano 1600 in Tucson. Hernandez has been an on-air host for Tejano 1600 in Tucson for iHeartMedia since 2013.

Big Apple Homecoming For Ken Johnson

Urban programming executive Ken Johnson will return to Cumulus Urban AC station WNBM-FM/Radio 103.9 in New York City as Program Director. Johnson successfully launched WNBM in July 2014, and left the station in April 2015 to become Operations Manager for Cumulus Media’s Urban AC-formatted WUHT-FM/Hot 107.7 in Birmingham, AL.

Friedlander Joins RAB

The Radio Advertising Bureau has hired Sharon Friedlander as its new VP of Insights, effective January 2. She'll be replacing Annette Malave who's leaving to pursue other interests on January 11. Most recently, Friedlander served as partner/director at media planning agency MEC, with previous roles at Group M and OMD.  

Elizabethany Climbing The Ladder At Hot 99.5

iHeartMedia Washington, DC, announced today that Elizabethany has been named APD and afternoon show host for HOT 99.5, (WIHT-FM) “DC's No. 1 Hit Music Station,” and home to The Kane Show. As APD, Elizabethany will assist in overseeing the station’s on-air and music programming.

Where Is Carsen Headed?

Right where she was, as Big D and Bubba’s Silverfish Media signs an extension that will keep the CMA and ACM award-nominated personality as host of the Country with Carsen show (10-3 weekdays) for at least two more years. She also contributes to the Big D and Bubba morning show. Compass Media Networks will continue to syndicate the show.

Roxy Myzal To Retire

After a 42-year career in the music industry, including 16 at the United Stations Radio Networks, the popular and influential Roxy Myzal will be relinquishing her work duties and taking it easy, as of December 31, 2017.

Manley To Run WGN Chicago

WGN Radio’s Vice President of Content & Programming Todd Manley will now add Station Manager to his title at the Tribune- owned station. Manley will oversee the long-term strategy and day-to-day management of WGN Radio on all platforms. In addition WGN-TV President/General Manager Paul Rennie adds WGN Radio to his oversight. Manley will report to Paul Rennie.

Howard Goes All Interviews, All The Time

Howard Stern's exclusive SiriusXM channel, Howard 100, will turn "all interviews, all the time," starting midnight December 18, and run through New Year's Day. Howard 101, will be dedicated to the show's greatest highlights from the year. Howard 101: Everything Else will feature his top comedic moments with the Wack Pack, prank phone calls, and stunts.

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