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WDAE Recruits JP Peterson As New Sports Ace

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.

Matty Celebrates 35 Years On KISS In Boston

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.

Salazar Joins Entravision To Focus On Political

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.

 Grunin Brings Business Smarts To WOBM Mornings

Wake Up With Jeremy Grunin has premiered on News Talk Radio WOBM-AM 1160 and 1310. This show will air live on the radio and stream live at weekdays from 5:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Walker To Host Mornings On The Beach

Entercom South Florida is bringing in 20-year South Florida personality Kenny Walker to host of mornings on 102.7 The Beach. Walker is the voice of the Miami Dolphins.

The Bert Show Introduces New Cast Member

The Bert Show officially introduced the newest member of their nationally syndicated morning radio show, Brian Moote. Moote joins existing hosts Bert Weiss and Kristin Klingshirn weekdays from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. EST in over 17 markets.

Hall Promotes Walker

WCTK (Providence) PD Bob Walker is promoted to VP of Programming for Hall Communications for Hall’s 21 radio stations in New England, the mid-Atlantic and Florida. Hall Sr. VP of Programming Jim Reed said, “Bob has been with the Hall team as program director of WCTK/Providence since 2009 bringing a wealth of experience and ratings success for our group’s largest market.”

More Years For Luna

MEGA 101 FM in Houston is retaining the services of Tony Luna as PD as the station extends his contract. VP of Programming Charese Fruge said, “In the short time I have worked with Tony he has proven to be a great leader, as well as a strategic and successful programmer. The Mega brand is a monster in the Houston Hispanic community and that is largely due to Tony and his team's passion for its culture”.

NASH Nights Live Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

NASH Nights Live celebrated its second anniversary this week. Co-hosts Shawn Parr and Elaina D. Smith launched the Westwood One show on January 6, 2014. Today, NASH Nights Live boasts 109 affiliates nationwide.

Pittman To Receive Golden Mike Award

The Broadcasters Foundation of America announced Thursday that Bob Pittman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of iHeartMedia, Inc. will receive its 2016 Golden Mike Award on Monday, February 29 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City.

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