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Geraldo Joins iHeart Cleveland

iHeartMedia’s WTAM 1100, Cleveland’s Newsradio, will debut Geraldo Rivera's new weekly show Geraldo in Cleveland today from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. In addition, Rivera will host a weekly podcast for iHeartRadio.

Closson Joins Sun & Fun

Sun & Fun Media has appointed Tim Closson as Senior Account Executive for the company.  Closson was Manager of Affiliate Sales for Country & Sports at Westwood One, a position he held since 2014. Prior to that, he was a Media Sales Consultant for Time Warner Cable Media.

Gargano Out in Philadelphia

The Inquirer is reporting that Beasley has parted ways with 97.5 The Fanatic morning man Anthony Gargano. He's being replaced by NBC Sports Philadelphia host and former 94.1 WIP talker Marc Farzetta. Gargano's last day was last Thursday.

Beasley Moves Fisher to Nevada

Starting Monday Kris Fisher is the Brand Manager for Beasley Media Group's Rhythmic Oldies "Old School 105.7"/KOAS-FM and Hot AC “STAR 107.9”/KVGS-FM. Fisher moves to Vegas from Beasley's HD98.3 and Hot 95.5 /93.1 in Augusta where he was PD.

Peck Gets Evenings At WLS In Chicago

Chicago radio broadcast veteran Brian Peck has been named on-air host of evenings on 94.7 WLS. Peck debuts in the 7:00 p.m.-12:00 midnight slot tonight.

Boise Legend Calling It A Day

After over 51 years of media and radio broadcasting, Paul J Schneider has decided it is time to retire from NewsTalk 670 KBOI/Boise, ID. Schneider moved to Boise and started his career at KBOI in June of 1967.

Cintron Movin’ On Up At El Zol

Candy Cintron has been named to the role of Program Director for El Zol 107.9 (WLZL-FM) in Washington, DC. She previously held the roles of Assistant Program Director and morning show Producer for the station since 2015.

It’s A Brother-Sister Thing!

Alternative station, 102.1 The Edge (CFNY-FM/Toronto) names Ruby Carr and Alex Carr as the new hosts of the station’s morning show, debuting January 2019. A dynamic sister and brother duo, Ruby and Alex will become the first pair of siblings to permanently co-host an FM radio morning show in Canada.

Lawsuit Against KQRS Host Settled

A lawsuit filed against KQRS morning man morning man Tom Barnard by the estate of his late attorney Ron Rosenbaum has been settled and Barnard will pay nothing.

CBS News Radio’s Dave Barrett Dies Unexpectedly

Barrett was an award-winning reporter for CBS News Radio. He won three Edward R. Murrow Awards: in 2011, for his report about how kids occupy their time, illustrated by the sounds of their activities; in 2015, for a report on the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner; and in 1998, for a profile on Tiger Woods. No cause of death was announced by CBS. Barrett was 63

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