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Madrigal Joins The Forum

KQED announced that journalist Alexis Madrigal has been named co-host of KQED’s public affairs radio program Forum. Madrigal arrives at KQED from The Atlantic, where he was a staff writer.

Fletcher Keyes Joins TroyResearch

Keyes has been named Director of Development for TroyResearch. Keyes is re-uniting with TroyResearch president Jonathan Little, having worked together previously at Z104 (WZEE), Triple M (WMMM), and WOLX in Madison, WI.

Palmieri Sticking Around Providence

Providence Rock and Roller WHJY-FM and WSNE-FM have extended Doug Palmieri contract for another four years. Palmieri is part of the afternoon show “Doug & Scarpetti” on WHJY and he's the PD for both stations.

Bo Thompson Renewed On WBT

Radio One and WBT AM/FM host Bo Thompson have reached a multi-year agreement. The morning host is a Charlotte native who has spent nearly his entire 30 year career at the station.

Breakfast Club Hits Tampa

‘The Breakfast Club’ is coming to 95.7 The Beat (WBTP). The show debuts May 17.

In This Case Turning 100 Feels Pretty Good

With the addition of ten new affiliates in recent weeks, Compass Media Networks' The Markley, van Camp & Robbins Show is now in over 100 markets. The show airs live from 12P-3P Eastern.

Jack Casey Leaving WERS

Dr. Jack Casey will be leaving WERS-FM in Boston later in May to become a consultant. Casey has been the General Manager of WERS for 16 years.

Eskin To Take Over For Chernoff in New York

Audacy has named Spike Eskin VP of Programming for WFAN in New York City. Eskin moves to The Big Apple from Philadelphia where he was PD for SportsRadio WIP. He'll take over for Mark Chernoff on July 1st.

Bongino Gets Saturday Night Fox TV Slot

Former Secret Service Agent Dan Bongino is joining Fox News Channel's weekend primetime lineup as the host of a new 10 PM/ET program launching June 5th. Bongino will continue to serve as the host of Westwood One’s The Dan Bongino Show.

Elvis The Corpse?

Elvis Duran stars on Law and Order: Special Victims Unit Thursday night at 9:00 Eastern on NBC. Duran plays high-roller Kemp Landry who has a predilection for oxycodone, cocaine, and MDMA mixed with fentanyl.

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