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TeleSouth PD Kipp Greggory Passes

Super Talk 103.1 in Jackson, MI is mourning the loss of host and PD Kipp Greggory. No word on how the 50-year old passed. Earlier this year Greggory had discovered he had a heart defect and was treated for that. Here's what CEO Ricky Mitchell shared with Radio Ink...

iHeart Promotes Bortnick

Danny Bortnick has been promoted to the role of Region Senior Vice President of Sales for the Washington DC/Baltimore markets. As Region Senior Vice President of Sales, Bortnick will be responsible for overseeing the sales operations teams in both markets.

Cumulus  Hires John Toohey as VP of Finance

John Toohey has been recruited by the company to fill the position of VP/Finance. Toohey replaces David Elrod who previously held the position.

Tom Tolbert Signs Extension

KNBR/San Francisco has signed a multi-year deal with the on-air personality to stay with the Cumulus station. Tolbert has been with KNBR since 1996.

Schachter Chosen To Lead NHPR

After a national search, New Hampshire Public Radio has chosen Jim Schachter as its new President and CEO. Schachter comes to New Hampshire from the nation’s largest public radio station -- WNYC in New York City.

Mike James Retiring

After four decades in broadcasting, James is hanging out the “Gone Fishing” sign and calling it a day on his career. The Hall Communications Lakeland, FL, OM said his last day will be December 31.

Dual Role For DJ Ayisha At WYMS

88Nine Radio Milwaukee (WYMS-FM 88.9) has named former artist manager and radio DJ Ayisha Jaffer as afternoon drive host/Promotions Coordinator.

Battaglia Joins Triton In SVP Role

Triton Digital has appointed Daryl Battaglia to the position of Senior Vice President, Market Development & Strategy, Audience Research.

McCauley & Voden To Boost Marketing In Cali, DC

Entravision has appointed Robert McCauley and Erin Voden to the role of SVP of Integrated Marketing Solutions in the Palm Springs, CA, and Washington, DC, regions respectively.

Full Plate For DJ Eddie One With Move To Cali 93.9

Meruelo Media’s Reggaeton y mas station Cali 93.9/Los Angeles, has named DJ Eddie One host for afternoon drive. Eddie One has also been named Cali 93.9’s Assistant Program Director.

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