Ramsey combined forces with Salem's AM 560 The Answer to promote the Chicago Smart Money event that filled the Willow Creek Community Church.
Daly XXL Communications, owners of 1510 WMEX in Quincy, MA, have hired Joe Shortsleeve who'll be joined by strategist Diane McNamara for a live, Monday-Friday show from 10 a.m. – Noon. They’ll begin February 1 and will replace the station’s current offering of Boston Herald Radio’s “Morning Meeting."
CMG Atlanta is adding a live and local voice to WSRV-FM The River. English Nick is the new night host for the station. Nick has been weekend and fill-in host on The River for four years. Prior to joining CMG in 2011, Nick worked at other Atlanta rock stations including WNNX, 99X, and 96 Rock.
CJ Lusk's weekday show will debut on KICKS 101.5 FM/WKHX-FM this Friday. Lusk was previously morning show host and Social Media Director for Q107.5/WHBQ in Memphis. Lusk replaces Ray Mariner, who has been hosting 10 a.m.-3 p.m. since Jenn Hobby departed.
At the end of last year, host Bob Kevoian announced he was retiring from the show and Monday morning long-time News Director Kristee Lee posted to Twitter she's leaving. "It's true I am moving on. I wish nothing but the best to all who are involved in making the @bobandtom the best radio show in America!"
Jade Alexander has spent 25 years in broadcasting in South Florida and will now host mid-days on Entercom's 102.7 The Beach. Entercom has started adding personalities to the station after launching a rebrand earlier this month. Kenny Walker was hired to host mornings and now comes the addition of Alexander.
iHeartMedia's ALT 98.7 FM in Los Angeles has extended the contract for The Woody Show cast members for another three years. Woody, Ravey, Menace, and Greg Gory will continue to host morning drive through December 2018.
iHeartMedia Tampa Bay announced Monday that JP Peterson will now co-host the iRon and JP Show on 620 WDAE, Tampa Bay's Sports Radio, effective immediately.
On Tuesday, Matt Siegel will celebrate his 35th Anniversary as host of the Matty in the Morning show on iHeartMedia's KISS 108. Siegel commented, "I have a great team that works hard and I consider myself incredibly lucky and fortunate being able to entertain and make listeners laugh over the years.” Siegel is a 2001 and 2009 NAB Marconi Award winner for Large Market Radio Personality of the Year.
Marta Salazar is given the title of Political Outreach Director at Entravision. She was previously an AE at FOX Television in Washington, D.C., where she also focused on bringing in political ad dollars.