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Program Lineup Changes At WCMC

WCMC-FM/Raleigh (99.9 The Fan) has named Adam Gold, previously co-host for Adam & Joe airing in afternoon drive, to a new midday show, The Adam Gold Show. Joe Giglio, who has covered and written about NC State and UNC, among other local sports in The Triangle the past 20 years, inherits Gold’s spot.

Sheehan Named DOS For Two South Florida Stations

South Florida broadcasting company Vic Canales Media Group (VCMG LIVE), has named Martin Sheehan, Director of Sales. He will oversee sales for True Oldies Channel WIRK-HD3/West Palm Beach, FL, and Rock station WSVU/Palm Beach Gardens, FL.

Charlie Morgan Leaves Emmis

In another big management change in New York City, Emmis announces that after a decade with the company, Charlie Morgan is leaving to work for another company. That other company has not been announced yet.

Simi Sara Moves To Mornings

Vancouver’s 980 CKNW has a new morning show beginning March 30: Mornings with Simi, hosted by longtime radio personality Simi Sara. Sara grew up in Surrey, British Columbia, and spent the first 15 years of her career in television.

Welton To Receive 2020 NAB Radio Engineering Award

The NAB will present the NAB Engineering Achievement Awards at the 2020 NAB Show in Las Vegas. Nautel Limited’s Jeff Welton will receive the radio award at the We Are Broadcasters Celebration.

Thank You Bonnie Lucas

Lucas is retiring from WHO in Des Moines after being part of the Van and Bonnie for the past 25 years. Lucas got the job after an open audition at the station back in 1992.

Kidd Kraddick Show Returns To Houston

Starting Monday Houstonians will once again be able to hear The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show thanks to a deal between YEA Networks and Radio One’s KROI, RadioNOW 92.1.

Weatherly Joins Spotify

Spotify has confirmed that longtime KROQ programmer Kevin Weatherly has joined their editorial team as Head of North American Programming. Weatherly left Entercom as SVP/Programming for Los Angeles last week. He joined KROQ in 1992.

Cox Atlanta Snags Beasley GSM

Beth Nifong has been named General Sales Manager for CMG's Atlanta stations. She'll partner with the Sales Managers at WSB, B98.5, The River, and Kiss 104.1.

Dallas Gets A New Morning Show

Listeners of Dallas-Fort Worth Country Station KPLX/99.5 The Wolf have a new morning show to start their day — The All-New Wake Up With the Wolf Show, hosted by Brian Moote and Tara.

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