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Shapiro To Analyze Midterms On Fox News

FOX News Channel will debut a four-episode midterm election series hosted by The Daily Wire’s conservative commentator Ben Shapiro, announced John Finley, SVP of Development and Production.

Johnson New PD, Afternoon Drive Host At WRDU

Joe Johnson has been named Program Director and afternoon drive on-air personality for Classic Rock 100.7 WRDU/Raleigh, NC, effective September 24.

DJ Loui Vee Headed To Indy

Vladimir “DJ Loui Vee” Scott has been named Program Director for REAL 98.3/Indianapolis and REAL 93.1/Louisville. He will report to Mike Killabrew, SVP of Programming for iHeartMedia Indianapolis. 

Todd & Tyler Get Stripped Bare

Benztown has launched TNT Stripped Bare, a customized version of the syndicated show The Todd-N-Tyler Radio Empire. Benztown's VP Masa Patterson says this new version of the show is the perfect way for stations to tap into the massive ratings TNT delivers, while keeping the flexibility to play their own music, too.

Gambling Show Goes Weekly on FSR

It's two new programs announced by Premiere Networks for Fox Sports Radio that start today. Straight Outta Vegas with RJ Bell (pictured here) will broadcast Monday through Friday from 6 - 7 p.m. ET, marking the debut of a national daily radio show focused on sports betting.

It’s Mornings with Montez & Shari in Omaha

99.9 KGOR, Omaha’s Greatest Hits, launches a new morning show today called Mornings with Montez & Shari. “Being from Omaha, we both couldn’t be more excited about the opportunity to serve our community in a fun way because we love this town,” said Montez and Shari.

Sean Demery Has Died

Programming veteran Sean Demery, who's been with Alpha Media since March of 2017, has died. In late 2017, Sean collapsed with a brain stem stroke. He died from complications from that stroke.

Management Changes at Marketron

Marketron has announced several new senior appointments including Mike Jackson (pictured) being appointed Senior Vice-President of Engineering. Here are the other changes at the company... 

Trailblazing Female Broadcaster Jeanette Tully Passes

Jeanette Tully passed away on September 11 in Nashville. She was a dominant presence in the broadcast industry, where her extensive media knowledge and financial acumen were sought by titans in acquisition and station management for the past 40 years.

Entercom Shakes It Up In Milwaukee

Molly Cruz is the new APD and Music Director for 103.7 KISS-FM (WXSS-FM) in Milwaukee. Cruz will continue in her position as midday drive host, APD, and Music Director for sister station 99.1 The Mix.

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