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Sports Talker Les Grobstein Passes

Known as "The Grobber", 670 The Score (WSCR-AM) host Les Grobstein has died. The overnight host since 2009 was 69.

Changes At Townsquare Utica

Townsquare Media Utica has announced the retirement of Bill "Tad Pole" McAdams as Brand Manager. As co-host of the morning show on WFRG-FM he will be replaced by Carl Neff.

MIW Group Adds Three New Board Members

The Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio group has announced that Haley Jones of MRC Data, Melissa Mitchell of Bonneville and Brittney Jackson from Urban One have been added to its Board of Directors.

L.A. Radio Legend Dead at 87

Legendary KABC Radio and Los Angeles Talk Radio Personality Michael Jackson died Saturday peacefully at his home in Los Angeles. Jackson’s radio career spanned five decades. He worked at KABC for 32 years (1966-1998).

NYPR Creates New Position

New York Public Radio's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space now has an Executive Director. Kristina Newman-Scott has been appointed to the newly created position.

Westwood Launching CHR Evening Show

Eliott & Nina is a new 7PM to Midnight syndicated Contemporary Hit Radio show that will broadcast live from Westwood One’s Atlanta studios beginning Monday.

Personal Finance On WGN

'Your Money Matters' is being added to WGN Radio in February. Illinois native Jon Hansen will host the show. The program will feature Hansen talking with personalities and experts in the world of finance.

Doug Hamand Signs New Deal With Cumulus

Doug Hamand, Vice President, Programming Operations, has signed a new long-term agreement with Cumulus Media. Hamand joined Cumulus in 2016 after leaving iHeartMedia/Clear Channel.

Foxx To Houston

Audacy has named John Foxx PD for country station KILT-FM in Houston. Fox will continue to serve as Regional VP of Country Music Programming. Foxx replaces Tim Roberts who was filling in after the departure of Chris Huff. Roberts is Audacy's Country format captain and PD in Detroit.

Lee Joins Paragon Media

Radio Milwaukee Station Director Jordan Lee is leaving the station to join Paragon Media Strategies as a consultant. Lee was with Radio Milwaukee for 13 years, most recently as PD and on-air talent.

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