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St. James New APD For KXOJ In Tulsa

Stephens Media Group has named Jeremiah St. James the new Assistant Program Director at KXOJ/Tulsa. St. James has programmed and hosted mornings for Stephens Media’s KKSR Tri-Cities Washington for the past year.

Baumgard Rises In Huntington

Tracey Baumgard is the new Market President for iHeart’s Huntington, WV, market. Baumgard has been with the iHeartMedia Huntington market for 23 years.

Willy To Wake Up Calgary

Q107 in Calgary has signed on for popular morning show Willy in the Morning, starting Tuesday, August 27. Willy Percy, Kim Seale, and Alece Anderson say they are raring to go.

Peter Bowen Joins Team Townsquare

Peter Bowen has joined Townsquare as Director of Sales for its Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA, cluster. Bowen will lead the local sales team which includes KHAK-FM 98.1, KRNA-FM 94.1, KDAT-FM 104.5, and i107.1 KRQN.

Ramsey Network Adds Ken Coleman

Dave Ramsey's syndication arm has added The Ken Coleman Show and it will launch in 25 markets across the country, including Chicago, Denver, Indianapolis, Baton Rouge, Grand Rapids, and Riverside, CA. He hosted the show on SiriusXM and as a podcast since 2017.

Petlak A Creative Boost For WTMX

Chris Petlak has been appointed on-air night personality/Director of Digital Content at WTMX/Chicago (101.9 THE MIX). Petlak moves to Hubbard Radio Chicago as the co-creator, Co-Executive Producer, writer, and lead on the TV series The Jamz on Amazon Prime and Apple TV.

Big Honor For WSOU Student Broadcaster

Seton Hall University senior and WSOU 89.5 FM news director Robert Towey will co-lead a hands-on workshop at the Alternatives 2019 International Student Radio Conference, hosted at the University of Cambridge in England.

E-Man Gets Promotion In L.A.

DJ and Music Specialist Emmanuel “E-Man” Coquia has been promoted to Director of Programming and Content for Meruelo Media. He will head the programming and music content for Meruelo Media’s Power 106 (KPWR-FM), 93.5 KDAY.

Hamilton Wins Prestigious Award

Last week, 2019 Radio Hall of Fame inductee Hollywood Hamilton took home a 1 Music Ave Award. Held during the 2019 1 Music Ave Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, August 4-6, the 1 Music Ave Awards honor the year’s best in music and radio.

Parker & Magnata Moving Up In Philly

Sara Parker has added the role of Digital Program Director for WMMR-FM & WMGK-FM to her duties, and current morning show producer Marisa Magnata will expand her duties to support WMMR-FM and Parker.

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