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Kaliner Joins The WBT Team

Radio One and News Talk WBT AM/FM in Charlotte have hired radio and podcast veteran Pete Kaliner to host a daily talk show from 12 PM to 3PM.

Texas To Topeka For Knight

Majic 107.7 (KMAJ-FM), has hired Shawn Knight as morning host in Topeka. Knight joins Co-Host Angie Stevens on 'The Majic Morning Show'.

Wood Back In The WGR Booth For Bills

Eric Wood will return this season as radio analyst for Buffalo Bills games on WGR-AM and the Bills Radio Network. Steve Tasker covered for Wood last year because Wood had travel issues due to the pandemic.

Brewing Up Donations In Nashville

105.9 The Rock (WNRQ-FM) has teamed up with a local brewery to raise funds to help a dog sanctuary. Yazoo Brewing Company has created The Josh Innes Show 'Dog Daze' Pale Ale to help Old Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary.

DBC Promotes Josie Cothran

Josie Cothran is the new Assistant VP of Programming for Dick Broadcasting's 19 radio stations. She will continue to be the Assistant Program Director for WKZL and handle middays at the station.

iHeart Miami Names New SM

Mark McKenzie has been named Sales Manager for iHeartMedia Miami. He has been with the Miami group for three years as an Account Executive.

Chattanooga Welcomes Rise Guys

Rock 105 (WRXR-FM) is the newest home for Audacy's 'The Rise Guys'. The morning show is based at 93.3 The Planet (WTPT-FM) in Greenville, SC.

Nighttime Nugget In Philly

Q102 (WIOQ) has added Sam "Nugget" Dababneh as the new 7 PM -12 Midnight host. He joins iHeartMedia Philadelphia from Radio 1 in Dubai.

Host Creates New Brand To Benefit Kids

Meruelo Media's KLOS/Los Angeles' Heidi & Frank Morning Show air talent and Executive Producer Erick Scott Smith has created a brand of streetwear called Scavenger with 10%of every purpose going to Inner-City Arts.

Congratulations Bill Diehl

It was 50 years ago, July 19, 1971 when Bill made his debut newscast on ABC. His friend and onetime ABC colleague Bob Gibson put together this picture and tribute below.

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