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Bernie Joins 850 ESPN Cleveland

Bernie Kosar, legendary Cleveland Browns quarterback from 1985 to 1993, will be joining 850 ESPN Cleveland as a contributor for the 2020-2021 NFL football season. Kosar will also host a weekly podcast Bernie’s World on ESPN Cleveland's The Land on Demand.

Grant Leaves Nexstar For Townsquare

Carrie Grant has joined Townsquare Media as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer for its Quincy-Hannibal local media cluster. She will lead the local media team and their “Local First” strategy in Quincy-Hannibal.

Best of Ricochet Set For Syndication

James Lileks, is set to host the syndicated version of The Best of Ricochet starting September 19. Lileks is the long time co-host of the Ricochet Podcast.

ESPN’s Burke Scores Another First

It's another milestone for ESPN NBA announcer Doris Burke. She'll call the conference finals and NBA Finals for ESPN Radio, making her the first woman to serve as a game analyst on a network television or radio broadcast.

Dent to Rock Indy Mornings

Cumulus has hired Steve Dent for mornings on Indianapolis rock station WNDX-FM/93.9X. A 20-year Rock radio veteran, Dent was previously PD and on the air at iHeart's WZDA (Alternative) and WTUE (Classic Rock) in Dayton.

Beasley Promotes In Boston

Dawn Santolucito and Jim Clerkin have been promoted at Country 102.5 (WKLB-FM). Santolucito moves up to Assistant PD and Marketing Director; Clerkin becomes Music Director and Morning Show Producer.

Georgia Radio HoF Honors For Sousa

104.1 The Wave (WRJY Brunswick) GM and Morning Host Joe Willie Sousa has joined the Georgia Radio Hall of Fame. Sousa was honored as a Career Achievement Inductee.

KTIK Changes Up Afternoon Drive

KTIK 93.1 FM The Ticket in Boise has put together a new Afternoon Drive team. Longtime afternoon host, Mike Prater is being joined by newly named co-host, Johnny “The Ballgame” Mallory.

New GSM At New South Radio

Kelly Crocker, who started her career with New South Radio in Jackson, MS, is back as General Sales Manager for the six station cluster. Crocker takes over for retiring Bill Rakestraw.

Moon To Discover

Nashville Public Radio has named Jason Moon Wilkins PD of its new music discovery station which launches later this fall on 91.1 FM. Wilkins has been host of All Things Considered on 90.3 FM WPLN News.

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