Industry veteran Chris Ganoudis has been named General Manager of News/Talk WPTF 680 AM, WPTK 850 AM/104.7 FM, and Triangle Traffic Network,in Raleigh NC. Ganoudis was most recently General Manager of JVC Broadcasting stations in Orlando, FL.
Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan (KKFN-FM) and ESPN Denver 1600 (KEPN-AM) have appointed Raj Sharan to the PD role for both stations.
Kathy Higgins steps in as President SummitMedia Omaha, where she will lead stations KEZO-FM, KKCD-FM, KQCH-FM, KSRZ-FM, and KXSP-AM. Higgins has 17 years experience in radio.
Corey Dylan is the new on-air sidekick to Kicks 101.5/WKHX-FM Atlanta’s morning radio host Cadillac Jack. The duo join forces on the new Caddy & Corey morning show which airs weekdays, 5 a.m.-10 a.m.
Alpha Media, Biloxi-Gulfport, is mourning the loss of colleague Chuck Edwards who passed away at the age of 49. Edwards began his career on the Mississippi Gulf Coast at Surf 107-1. He later moved on to WCPR to do mornings with Robert James.
It looks like Fredericksburg, Virginia, station Live 99.3’s hunt for their perfect Program Director is over. Ricky Thomas has joined the cluster.
Sun Broadcast Group have entered into partnership with the syndicated Retro Pop Reunion and host Joe Cortez. Each week, Cortez plays the biggest hits of the 80s and 90s.
John Dromgoole is retiring as host of Gardening Naturally after 38 years. The show began airing in 1981 on NewsRadio KLBJ/Austin, TX, and has since become the longest-running organic gardening talk show in the U.S.
Conservative talker Michael “Doc” Thompson died Tuesday after he was struck by a train while jogging in Texas. Thompson hosted Doc Thompson’s Daily MoJo 5.0 radio talk show, which he launched last year. Before that he was at Glenn Beck’s TheBlaze radio.
New York Public Radio has named digital media executive Andrew Golis Chief Content Officer of WNYC. Golis joins New York Public Radio from Vox.