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The Boys Are Back At WDAE

Tampa Sports station 620 WDAE is bringing back The Ron & Ian Show, Monday, November 26. Ron & Ian will broadcast weekday afternoons, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Ron Diaz and Ian Beckles return to the 620 WDAE airwaves after three years.

Minihane Not Returning To WEEI Boston

Kirk Minihane, who’s been one half of the Kirk and Callahan show for the past five years, has been off the air for several weeks after publicly announcing he’s been battling depression. Entercom has decided to move Minihane to Radio.com.

Hammerschmidt Promoted To News Director At KYW-AM

Kristina Hammerschmidt has been appointed News Director of KYW Newsradio (KYW-AM) in Philadelphia. A Philadelphia native, Hammerschmidt joined Entercom in 2017 as an editor and writer for KYW Newsradio.

Shapiro Honored As “One To Watch”

Conservative Talk host Ben Shapiro is the inaugural winner of the National Radio Hall of Fame’s “One to Watch” award. The award will be presented annually to a promising radio personality.

Marshall New GM For Salem Pittsburgh

Salem Media Group has announced that Brad Marshall is the new GM for the Pittsburgh market. Marshall previously led iHeart and Cumulus stations in Youngstown, OH, and Ohio Midland Newsgroup and Bridge Media Group in Steubenville, OH.

David, Seacrest Honored

Ten media members were honored, Tuesday, at the 16th Annual Library of American Broadcasting Foundation’s Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts Awards ceremony. The NAB’s John David and iHeart’s Ryan Seacrest were among the honorees.

Harris Brings Social Impact Talents To Entercom

Sarah Harris has been appointed VP of Social Impact, effective January 2, 2019. Harris brings over 15 years of experience creating entertainment-driven cause and social impact marketing campaigns. Most recently, she served as SVP for Emmis Communications.

Jarard J To Host MAJIC Evenings In Atlanta

WAMJ-FM 107.5/97.5 announced that Jarard J will be the new evening host starting November 19. He will be heard Monday to Friday 6 p.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m.-6 p.m.

Cohen New EVP, Finance At NuVoodoo

NuVoodoo Media Services has promoted Eric Cohen to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Finance. He will be based in the NYC office of the media marketing, programming, and content intelligence provider.

Hannity Hits 600 Affiliates

The Sean Hannity Show has reached a broadcast milestone of 600 affiliates. Hannity has amassed a loyal following of more than 18 million listeners monthly, broadcasting live weekdays, 3-6 p.m. ET.

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