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Cumulus Albuquerque Catch A Trout

TJ Trout — Albuquerque radio legend and New Mexico Broadcasters Association Hall of Famer — is returning to Albuquerque radio at 94.5 FM and AM 770 News Radio KKOB as afternoon host.

Townsquare Promotes Goldberg

CEO Bill Wilson makes the announcement that Alyssa Goldberg is promoted to Senior Vice President for Human Resources. Goldberg has been with Townsquare for the past five years after working for Phillips Consumer Goods, Viacom and World Wrestling Entertainment. 

KDKA’s Griffin Cancer Free

Newsradio KDKA in Pittsburgh reports that Marty Griffin says he's cancer free after having a PET-CT. Griffin had HPV-related cancer near his throat and went through weeks of chemotherapy, radiation and immunotherapy.

Roque To Manage SBS’s Puerto Rico Market

Spanish Broadcasting System have appointed Victor Roque Vice President and General Manager of the Puerto Rico market, La Mega 106.9FM, La Nueva 94FM, Zeta 93FM, Play 96.5FM, LaMusica App, and MegaTV.

Sulik To Leads Esports At Beasley

Jennifer Sulik has been named to the newly created position of Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Beasley XP, the company’s recently announced esports division.

Avery Named PD For WALR In Atlanta

Cox Atlanta has named Terri Avery Program Director at WALR-FM Kiss 104.1. Most recently, Avery served as Radio Station Manager and instructor at Carolina School of Broadcasting in Charlotte, NC.

Shapiro Show Gets Bigger

Westwood One launched The Ben Shapiro Show LIVE on Monday, January 7, along with the partner podcast component. It can now be heard on more than 150 stations nationwide, including eight of the top 10 markets. The live radio show will air for two hours.

Chasta To Keep Rocking Middays By The Bay

Chasta Michaelis (known on-air to listeners as “Chasta"), has been named midday host on 107.7 The Bone/KSAN-FM in San Francisco, after serving in the role on an iterim basis. She can be heard weekdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Morgan Adds Morning Shift To Duties

Beginning January 14, Mitch Morgan will be on Milwaukee’s 92.1 VTY Country weekday mornings 8 a.m.-10 a.m. Morgan, is a Milwaukee native who got into radio in 1968.

Michaels, WYND Part Ways

Longtime north central Florida morning man Barry Michaels is out at Saga-owned WYND Gainesville/Ocala.

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