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Johnson To Continue as CRB Prez

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The Country Radio Broadcasters have completed their elections for the organization’s 2020-2021 Board of Directors. Returning as CRB Board President is Kurt Johnson (Townsquare Media), elected as Vice President is John Shomby and returning as Secretary is Beverlee Brannigan.

Breakfast Club Co-Host Getting TV Show

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Vulture is reporting that The Breakfast Club's Charlamagne Tha God will host a talk show about current events and cultural issues on Comedy Central. The weekly show will be 30 minutes according to the report. The goal is to get the show in production by the election.

Flemming Joins El Dorado

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El Dorado Broadcasters, which owns stations in Victor Valley, California and Yuma, Arizona has appointed Chris Fleming as the Executive Vice President for the company and GM for the company's Victor Valley stations. 

WABC Adds More Talk Talent

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TalkRadio 77WABC has added Frank Morano to its lineup. Morano will host The Frank Morano Program, 7-9 PM every Sunday evening starting July 12 and will begin anchoring Morano in the Morning, 1-5 AM weekdays beginning in August.

New Editor/Producer NPR Pittsburgh

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Marylee Williams has been named the new Editor and Producer at 90.5 WESA. She will Join the staff July 20 to produce the daily magazine program, The Confluence hosted by Kevin Gavin.

Clyburn Joins Midlands

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Tony Clyburn has joined Midlands Media Group's 93.1 The Lake in Columbia, SC. Clyburn will host The Lake’s afternoon show from 3 to 6 p.m. Clyburn last worked for Cumulus' WTCB in Columbia.

Premiere Promotes Kindhart

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Premiere Networks has promoted Michael Kindhart to Vice President of Operations, Affiliate Sales. He moves from Sr. Director, Operations, Affiliate Sales.

KKFS Readies New Morning Show

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Amanda Carroll is joining a new morning show debuting in mid-July on KKFS, Sacramento. The Fish Morning Show with Amanda & Matt, pairs Carroll with 20 year station vet Matt Bisiaux.

New Market President iHM Charleston

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AJ Punjabi has been named Market President for iheartMedia Charleston. iHeart has four stations in that market, WEZL-FM, WRFQ-FM, WSCC-FMand WXLY-FM. Punjabi comes to Charleston from Cox Media Group in Miami, where he most recently served as GSM.

Singer Launches New Radio Show

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Superadio and LOX Entertainment have signed an affiliation and sales partnership agreement to syndicate two-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter, and producer Tye Tribbett's one-hour daily radio show. What's The Word with Tye Tribbett, debuts in September. 


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