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WRMF Gets a New Promotions Director

Hubbard Radio West Palm has hired Kelsey Danca as the new Promotions Director of WRMF-FM. Kelsey was previously the Integrated Marketing Manager for AEG Presents in West Palm and prior to that, Promotions Manager for Radio FX, Chicago Theater, John G Shedd Aquarium and WJMK in Chicago.

Stu Haskell Passes

Long time Market President for iHeartMedia for Northern Colorado and Southern Wyoming, Stu Haskell, has died. He died over the weekend, the day after his 71st birthday.

Nashville Public Radio Line-Up Set

91.ONE, WNXP has hired a new Music Director and a new Production Coordinator as it prepares for a re-launch later this fall. Jewly Hight and Marquis Munson complete the station's weekday on-air staff.

Jubal Returns To Colorado Springs

The Jubal Show has joined the line-up at 98.9 Magic FM/KKMG-FM. The previous incarnation of the show, Brooke & Jubal; aired on the station from March 2016-April 2020.

Twitter Locks Out Second Salem Host

On Sunday afternoon SRN’s Charlie Kirk received official word from Twitter that his account had been “locked” because of questions he raised about mail-in balloting. Sebastian Gorka’s account was “locked” last Thursday.

Former WCCO Host Sid Hartman Passes

Hartman was 100 years old when he died and spent 65 years with WCCO in Minneapolis. He was first hired in 1955 and created “Sports Heroes,” a daily interview show with the biggest names in sports. For decades, Hartman was a fixture on the radio. Even at the age of 100 he was still heard each week on the air.

Country Radio Vet Consulting Talent

John Shomby is now offering coaching for on-air and programming talent and new country artists. The 35 year radio veteran is running his newly launched consulting firm in Nashville.

New Leadership Roles At Scripps

The E.W. Scripps Company has announced new roles for Lisa Knutson, EVP/CFO; and Laura Tomlin, EVP National Media. The changes are contingent on the closing of the acquisition of ION Media.

EMF Making Internal Adjustments

Educational Media Foundation has filled two of three positions among its contemporary Christian music radio networks: K-LOVE and Air1. Mandy Young has been named Group PD, Dan Arthur is Air1 Assistant PD and MD; and an Assistant PD for K-Love is being sought.

Colindres Joins Skyview

Skyview Networks has hired Raul “Rico” Colindres as Vice President for Content Development and Syndication. Colindres will lead the company’s syndication efforts for The Dana Cortez Show and Nick Cannon Radio, as well as look for additional programs to add.

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