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Sexton Goes One-On-One With Trump For 45 Minutes

Premiere Networks personality Buck Sexton, host of The Buck Sexton Show and co-host of's Rising with Krystal & Buck, sat down with President Trump, Tuesday, in the Oval Office for an extended interview.

Finn New Exec Director Of Friends Of mvyradio

The Friends of mvyradio Board of Directors have appointed Paul J. Finn (aka PJ) to the position of Executive Director, effective August 1. PJ has been part of mvyradio at 88.7 on the FM dial, and its predecessor station at 92.7, for 18 years.

Silver In The Mornings At The Buzz In KC

Jording Silver makes the move to Kansas City to be the new morning host at KRBZ "The Buzz." She will be joined by Danny Boi and Mark, weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET.

Palmer Accepts Dual Role At The END

Maria Palmer has been named Music Director for iHeartMedia Charlotte and on-air host for 106.5 The END (Charlotte) weekdays from 7 p.m. to midnight. She will report to Chuck "DZL" Thompson.

Skyview Brings on Bitter

Skyview Networks is expanding its West Coast sales team with new Network Audio Sales Manager Kelly Bitter. Bitter comes to Skyview with a background in radio sales and familiarity with the Skyview Networks sales after working at Skyview Traffic from 1994 to 1997. For the past 16 years, Bitter has been with USTN.

iHeartMedia Gives Pollack More Responsibility

Alissa Pollack has had her role as EVP of Global Music Marketing expanded to now include creating music strategies. Pollack will now work closely with iHeart's Brand Managers and National Programming team to oversee and create custom data-focused roadmaps for artists, brands, and advertising partners.

Shapiro To Analyze Midterms On Fox News

FOX News Channel will debut a four-episode midterm election series hosted by The Daily Wire’s conservative commentator Ben Shapiro, announced John Finley, SVP of Development and Production.

Johnson New PD, Afternoon Drive Host At WRDU

Joe Johnson has been named Program Director and afternoon drive on-air personality for Classic Rock 100.7 WRDU/Raleigh, NC, effective September 24.

DJ Loui Vee Headed To Indy

Vladimir “DJ Loui Vee” Scott has been named Program Director for REAL 98.3/Indianapolis and REAL 93.1/Louisville. He will report to Mike Killabrew, SVP of Programming for iHeartMedia Indianapolis. 

Todd & Tyler Get Stripped Bare

Benztown has launched TNT Stripped Bare, a customized version of the syndicated show The Todd-N-Tyler Radio Empire. Benztown's VP Masa Patterson says this new version of the show is the perfect way for stations to tap into the massive ratings TNT delivers, while keeping the flexibility to play their own music, too.

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