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Weiss Joins iHeart Political Team

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Hoping to pull in as large a share of the 2016 political ad revenue as possible, Adam Weiss has been hired as iHeartMedia's new...

Country with Carsen to Launch

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In 2016, Big D and Bubba’s Silverfish Media will launch Carsen (Jessica Humphreville) as mid-day host of "Country with Carsen" (10am-3pm ET weekdays). Carsen will broadcast from the Silverfish Media studios in Nashville. She will also contribute to the Big D and Bubba morning show.

Alpha Signs Thompson

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Alpha's KCLB-FM in Palm Springs becomes the first Southern California affiliate of the Mark in the Morning program. The show originates from Entercom's KSWD-FM The Sound in Los Angeles. This is Thompson's second time on the air at KCLB;

Cage Heads South

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Cox Media Group in Tampa has named John Kage Director of Branding for Hot 101.5 FM WPOI. Additionally, the Director of Branding and Programming for 97X WSUN FM will report to Kage. Before joining CMG Tampa, Kage was PD and Digital Content Director for Entercom's KQKS/ KS1075 in Denver.

The Voice of KU Retiring

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For over 30 years, Bob Davis has been the play-by-play voice of Kansas Jayhawk football and men's basketball. He'll be retiring at the end of the basketball season, making Saturday's game against Kansas State his final football broadcast.

ROB STADLER JOINS WYAY ATLANTA

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Stadler will join News Radio 106.7/WYAY-FM as Executive Producer and host ofThe Morning News. Stadler was the voice for morning news and information on Star 94 (WSTR-FM) in Atlanta for nearly three decades.

CHANGES AT TOWNSQUARE NEW JERSEY

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Bob Levy (pictured), morning host for News Talk Radio WOBM-AM, will step down from the Bob & Marianne in the Morning show after 18 years. Levy has been with WOBM since its inception in 1968. Levy will remain host of Topic A on WOBM-AM and FM, a show he's hosted for 36 years every Sunday.

CHRISTOPHER SMITH NAMED MERCURY CHIEF JUDGE

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Smith is the Brand Creative Group Head at The Richards Group. He's been named the the 2016 Chief Judge for the Radio Mercury Awards. Smith has written for clients including Motel 6, The Home Depot, Zales, Amstel Light, Red Lobster, H-E-B, QuikTrip, Central Market, and others.

Kelly Ford Joins America’s Morning Show

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Ford was hosting middays on NASH in New York and will join Blair Garner on the national stage alongside Chuck Wicks and Robin Meade. Ashley Figueroa and Erika Grace Powell are no longer with America’s Morning Show. NASH in New York is now looking for a midday talent to replace Ford.

Seacrest Gets His New Co-Host

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Ryan Seacrest is bringing on Los Angeles radio personality Sisanie as co-host of his program "On Air with Ryan Seacrest," effective immediately. "On Air with Ryan Seacrest" broadcasts on L.A.'s 102.7 KIIS-FM on weekday mornings and is syndicated on 170 stations.


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