Cox Media Group's Long Island morning team Dayna and Jayson were let go from the station after a two-and-a-half year run. Jayson joined Dana in the morning after Jeffrey Jameson left the show in January 2014. The company says the station decided to go in a different direction and an announcement on a new morning show will be made next week. WBLI has been battling to keep up with WALK in the ratings in that market.
77 WABC debuted its newest talk radio show, The Bernie and Sid Show, Wednesday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m ET. The new show brings together talk radio hosts - Imus producer Bernard McGuirk and former WFAN host Sid Rosenberg.
Scripps Radio Tulsa has hired Steve Hunter as the new operations manager for the station cluster, including KVOO, KHTT, KXBL, KBEZ, and KFAQ, effective immediately. Hunter spent the past 22 years in Tulsa, Oklahoma, as the operations manager for Cox Media Group.
He's been a regular on Radio Ink's Best Country PD in America list. In fact, in 2016 he was number three, and in nominating Kapugi CBS Corporate wrote: "Jeff is the consummate pro. He is a five-tool player who excels at all levels of the Program Director’s responsibilities."
NBC Sports Radio has announced the addition of a new program to its Sunday evening lineup. The Leisuremen: Pabst & Perloff kicks off this Sunday, April 24, 2016, and features popular Dan Patrick Show personalities/producers Paul Pabst and Andrew Perloff.
iHeartMedia Phoenix is adding Brooke Hoover as new morning show co-host on KNIX's Ben and Matt Show, joining Ben Campbell and Matt McAllister Monday-Saturday mornings 5-10:00 a.m. Hoover joins KNIX from iHeartMedia Raleigh. She spent more than four years on the Bob and The Showgram show at G105, where she co-hosted and served as Assistant Producer.
WTVR-FM, MIX 98.1, announced Monday that Anna Stavredes will join Jeff Wicker on MIX 98.1 weekdays from 5:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Stavredes comes to Richmond from Raleigh, NC, where she recently worked at 94.7 WQDR.
St. Louis has a new Alternative Rock station (The New Alt 104.9) and it will also be the home of The Woody Show, featuring Woody, Ravey, Greg, Menace, Seabass and Tony “Whipping Boy” Mott.
It was reported in the New York City press over the weekend that Imus never gave legendary sports anchor Warner Wolf a reason he was booted from the show. And on Tuesday it was announced that Sid Rosenberg would return to the Imus program as sports anchor.
On Monday, Feb. 8, ESPN Radio will debut Jorge & Izzy, hosted by Jorge Sedano and Israel Gutierrez. The show will air weekdays from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET and will cover the day’s top stories from across the sports world.