Not much information was available other than the news that WREC-AM Memphis PD Forrest Goodman has died. He was 48 years old. Goodman co-hosted Memphis Morning News with Tim Van Horn and for 20 years had pre and postgame duties for University of Memphis sports.
Beasley Media Group and WMMR-FM in Philadelphia’s Preston & Steve Morning Show were among the honorees at the 2019 Service to America Awards, presented by the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation.
Westwood One has promoted Todd Alan to VP, Affiliate Sales, Music & Entertainment, from Director, Affiliate Sales. In addition, the company has hired affiliate sales specialist Julie Bell as Director, Affiliate Sales, Music & Entertainment.
Don Parker is the new GM for the LGBTQ+ iHeart network. He will also continue as Regional SVP of Programming for iHeartMedia’s Northern California Region. Parker is a media veteran who has held various positions at iHeartMedia.
Former KMOX St. Louis Entertainment Editor Harry Hamm has bonded out of the St. Louis County Jail. The 77-year-old has been in jail since April when he was arrested on child sex charges.
The Riverside, CA, station has expanded its reach to 93.1 JACK FM HD2 in Los Angeles. Callahan now oversees programming for all Entercom Southern Cal Country stations, and continues in his role as Program Ops Manager for several sister stations.
Tampa’s 102.5 The Bone has signed personality Mike Calta to a new multi-year contract. Calta hosts The Mike Calta Show in morning drive. Originally from Staten Island, Calta moved to Tampa in 1989 and joined The Bone in 2007.
Keith Memoly is the new PD at CMG's WDBO and ESPN 580 in Orlando. Memoly replaces Drew Anderssen who took the PD job at WSB in Atlanta back in January.
Chris Moreau is the new VP/Market Manager for Cumulus' cluster of five stations in the Green Bay market. Moreau joins Cumulus Green Bay from Cumulus Appleton/Oshkosh, where he was D.O.S. for five stations.
You may recall Steve Jones left ABC Radio back in March to take a position with Skyview. On Monday, ABC News President James Goldston made the announcement that Stacia Philips Deshishku has been promoted to Jones' former position of VP and General Manager.