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.
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 WOBMAM.com weekdays from 5:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
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 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.
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.”