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Kelley On Cat Country Mornings

Courtney Kelley is the new co-host for Cat Country mornings on WCTK-FM, Providence. She has joined Brian Mulhern on Cat Country 98.1.

NAB Board Adds Three

Three appointments have been made to the NAB Radio Board of Directors. The appointments of Mike Hulvey, Jesus Lara and Greg Davis are effective at the beginning of the June Board meeting.

Iliad Goes Local

Following the breakup of Brooke and Jubal Iliad Media Group's KWYD-FM in Boise has launched a new local morning show. It's called Fast In the Morning featuring Nathan & Rebecca Fast.

McCarten Joins iHeart Albany

iHeartMedia's Top-40 station in Albany, New York, WRVE-FM has hired Randy McCarten to host mornings beginning Monday. McCarten has been a voice-over talent for years in the Albany area.

Hubbard Gives Mackey More Responsibility

Hubbard Radio has expanded the role of Phil Mackey with the company. He is now the “Brand and Digital Content Development Director” and will be helping Hubbard managers with strategies for creating new multi-channel content, built around the company's brands.

Another VP Title For Hanson

Cumulus Media has added another VP title to Troy Hanson in Chicago. As Vice President/Corporate Programming-Rock Formats, he now has oversight of the Classic Rock format for Cumulus.

Seattle Morning Man Charlie Brown Dies

Brown worked mornings for KJR-AM and KUBE-FM in Seattle. He died on May 11 from complications related to Parkinson’s disease at the age of 74. 

Townsquare Promotes Dobbins

Sarah Dobbins is promoted from D.O.S for Townsquare in Portland, ME, to VP of Sales for Northern New England, which includes Portland & Augusta, ME and Portsmouth, NH.

Popular Jazz Voice Silenced

NPR station WCLK-FM in Atlanta announced that John “Jay” Edwards has died. Edwards was with WCLK for more than 20 years. He hosted, Jazz Tones, every Sunday afternoon from 3:00 until 6:00 p.m.

ABC Audio Promotes Franzen

Michelle Franzen is moving up to midday news anchor on ABC Audio. Franzen joins Cheri Preston, Daria Albinger and Rich Cantu in the ABC News Radio weekday anchor lineup.

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