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Daniels New Morning Guy For KHAY Oxnard/Ventura

Twenty-one-year veteran morning host Dave Daniels has been handed that role for Cumulus station 100.7 KHAY in Oxnard/Ventura, CA. Daniels has been an Operations Manager, Program Director, and morning host in Santa Maria and Visalia, CA, and Phoenix, AZ. The Dave Daniels Show debuts Monday, July 18, on 100.7 KHAY from 6-10 a.m. weekdays.

Larson Steps Up For Law Enforcement

Today, FM News 101 KXL Portland’s Lars Larson is partnering with Leader Capital and prominent Portland businessman Harry Merlo to host a fundraiser which benefits the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.

Riggins “Handed The Ball” At ESPN 980

Hall of Fame Washington Redskins running back John “The Diesel” Riggins has just been added to the ESPN 980 roster. He’ll team up with Kevin Sheehan for the Redskins pregame show. He will also make appearances on other ESPN 980 shows.

Mix Group’s Jason Garte Welcomes Baby Boy

Congratulations to a good friend of Radio Ink. Mix Group President Jason Garte, his wife Natally, and their 2-year-old daughter Bella welcomed baby Daniel Jason Garte to the family, Wednesday at 10 a.m. ET. Daniel Weighed in at 9 pounds, 12 oz. and 21 inches tall.
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Kestecher Takes NAB Lead For ESPN Radio

Marc Kestecher has been with ESPN for 17 years, and now he has a new role to add to his slate: lead play-by-play commentator for the NBA on ESPN Radio. Kestecher replaces Kevin Calabro who is now commentating for the Portland Trailblazers.

New Regional Directors Of Engineering For Alpha

And they are: Trent Muldrow - Eastern region, based in Columbia, SC; Jeff Caudell - Western region, based in San Antonio, TX; and, Geary Morrill - Midwest region, based in Saginaw, MI.

Cumulus-Knoxville Names Jarnigan New Ops Manager

Jeff Jarnigan takes on the role having 30 years’ experience in radio broadcasting in the Knoxville market. Cumulus’ Knoxville cluster is headlined by WIVK-FM.

Dan Conry Joins Power Talk Modesto Lineup

Conry has taken over the 3-6 p.m. slot at Power Talk 1360/1280 in Modesto. Conry is heard throughout the Midwest, Southeast, and West Coast, and has been on-air in Central California for three years on Sacramento's News Radio KFBK. In addition to his own show, Conry has sat in for Jason Lewis and Mark Belling nationally.

Giammarco Drives Afternoons For Cumulus Providence

Paul Giammarco will join Lite Rock 105/WWLI-FM in Providence to host afternoons as of Tuesday, July 26. Giammarco moves to WWLI-FM from the CW28, where he was in account management and development.

It’s V.P. Stripes For Entravision’s Personett

Sheryl Personett is the new Senior Vice President of Integrated Marketing Solutions for Entravision in Denver. Personett will be responsible for selling Entravision’s media and marketing solutions across the company’s television, radio, and digital properties in that market.

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