Home News People in the News

People in the News

The people behind the mic


Josh Lewin Leaving Mets Radio Broadcasts

The Mets are moving games from iHeart's WOR-AM to Entercom's WCBS-AM next season and Josh Lewin will not be part of that move. For the past six years Lewin has called the games with Howie Rose. Rose is moving to CBS.

Charges Dropped Against Former Cumulus Host

The local ABC affiliate is reporting that charges have been dropped against former WGOW host Jeffrey Styles. Back in June, Styles was accused of wielding a tomahawk at a driver during a road rage incident. He was shot in the arm by the driver. Cumulus fired Styles in August.

Hoffman Moving On Up In Indy

Ben Hoffman is the new Senior Vice President and Market Manager for Entercom Indianapolis, overseeing 107.9 The Mix (WNTR-FM), 99.5 ZPL (WZPL-FM), and CBS Sports 1430 AM (WXNT-AM).

Bloom, Entercom Part Ways

Seven months after joining Entercom's cluster in Minneapolis Andy Bloom is out. The long-time CBS Radio Philadelphia Operations Manager is from Minneapolis. He worked for CBS in Philly from 2007 to 2016. The only comment Bloom had for The Star Tribune yesterday was...

Great Scott! WQIK Has A New PD

John Scott is the new PD for Jacksonville Country station 99.1 WQIK. Scott will report to Gary “Geewiz” Christopher, SVP of Programming for iHeartMedia Jacksonville. Scott has been with 99.1 WQIK for over 28 years.

The Boys Are Back At WDAE

Tampa Sports station 620 WDAE is bringing back The Ron & Ian Show, Monday, November 26. Ron & Ian will broadcast weekday afternoons, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Ron Diaz and Ian Beckles return to the 620 WDAE airwaves after three years.

Minihane Not Returning To WEEI Boston

Kirk Minihane, who’s been one half of the Kirk and Callahan show for the past five years, has been off the air for several weeks after publicly announcing he’s been battling depression. Entercom has decided to move Minihane to Radio.com.

Hammerschmidt Promoted To News Director At KYW-AM

Kristina Hammerschmidt has been appointed News Director of KYW Newsradio (KYW-AM) in Philadelphia. A Philadelphia native, Hammerschmidt joined Entercom in 2017 as an editor and writer for KYW Newsradio.

Shapiro Honored As “One To Watch”

Conservative Talk host Ben Shapiro is the inaugural winner of the National Radio Hall of Fame’s “One to Watch” award. The award will be presented annually to a promising radio personality.

Marshall New GM For Salem Pittsburgh

Salem Media Group has announced that Brad Marshall is the new GM for the Pittsburgh market. Marshall previously led iHeart and Cumulus stations in Youngstown, OH, and Ohio Midland Newsgroup and Bridge Media Group in Steubenville, OH.

Free Daily Radio News

Daily industry headlines plus breaking news bulletins.

Our Print Magazine: Radio Ink

November 12, 2018

Cover Q&A: Havas Media Group
North America CEO
Colin Kinsella

Analysts Sound Off On Radio's Future

Managers Speak: What Radio Needs To Do Better