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Rasberry Wins Airblazer Award

Kellie Rasberry, longtime co-host of The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show, is this year's winner of the award, presented by the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group.

Former CBS Radio Exec Lands In Nashville

Nashville Public Radio has named former CBS Radio executive Steve Swenson as its new President and CEO. Swenson succeeds Rob Gordon who announced his retirement after 24 years as CEO.

Cage Gets A Sweet Promotion

After all his hard work in Little Rock, iHeartMedia is promoting Jeff Cage to Region Senior VP of Programming for St. Louis. Cage spent 15 years in Little Rock working for iHeart.

Don Marsh Turns Down Award

This goes back to a story we first told you about on April 4 when Marsh quit his long-time hosting job at St. Louis Public Radio. Marsh says he was called into a manager's office after saying to a guest, "You Look Great."

Gardner Agrees To New Deal

Afternoon drive personality Andre Gardner has signed a multi-year deal to remain at Beasley’s WMGK-FM in Philadelphia. Gardner, who recently celebrated his 17th anniversary on the air, originally joined the Classic Rock station in April of 2002.

New Members Named To CRS 2019-2020 Agenda Committee

Country Radio Broadcasters has announced the individuals who will serve on the 2019-2020 CRS Agenda Committee to plan for CRS 2020, set for Feb. 19-21, 2020.  

Sileo Out As Entercom Morning Host

Entercom San Diego Market Manager Bob Bollinger tells The San Diego Union-Tribune that Dan Sileo is no longer morning host at the flagship station for the San Diego Padres (KWFN-FM).

Guertin To Lead Townsquare Cluster

Lisa Guertin has joined the company as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer for its Lawton, OK, cluster (KLAW-FM, KZCD-FM, and KVRW-FM). Prior to Townsquare, Guertin was LSM/NSM for Griffin Communications in Tulsa.

Gage Returns To Westwood One

Theresa Gage has been hired as Westwood's VP for Sponsorship Sales and Marketing, where she'll manage sponsorship sales, partnerships, activations, and integrations. Gage will be the liason between talent and brands.

Cumulus Shuffles PD From Indy To Dallas

Sid Kelly has accepted the programming job at Cumulus' Top 40 station in Dallas, KLIF-FM. Kelly moves to Dallas from Cumulus Indianapolis, where he was PD and afternoon host for WYRG-FM, also a Top 40 station. Prior to that, he was PD for Cumulus Mobile’s WABD-FM.

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