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Berner Wins Gracie Award

Cumulus President and CEO Mary Berner will be honored by the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation with a 2019 Gracies Leadership Award.

Lazer Elevates Martinez

After three years as GM for Lazer's Sacramento, Modesto, and Merced markets, Gerardo Martinez has been promoted to Chief Revenue Officer for the company.

Larry Patrick Appointed to NAB Radio Board

The NAB made the announcement of adding Patrick to the Radio Board on Friday. Patrick is the managing partner of both Legend Communications and Patrick Communications.

Beasley To Be Honored By The Media Institute

Beasley Media’s CEO Caroline Beasley will be receiving an award from the Media Institute at its Free Speech America Gala. Beasley will receive the American Horizon Award for her "visionary industry leadership."

Jean Swaps Rain Country For The Desert

Sara Jean has been named Assistant Program Director for iHeart Phoenix Variety music stations 99.9 KEZ and 95.5 The Mountain. Jean will also serve as the new late afternoon host for 99.9 KEZ.

Longtime SW Louisiana Broadcaster, Todd Stone, Passes

Todd Stone's decades long career saw him working at a number of iconic stations including KNGT-FM, 99.5, Lake Charles.

Howell New CPB Inspector General

The Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting has named Kimberly Howell as CPB’s Inspector General, replacing Mary Mitchelson who retired in April.

Matthews Joins Cumulus Country Station KIZN

Chris Matthews is the new PD and morning show host for the Cumulus Boise, ID, Country station. Matthews joins co-host Alana Lynn as KIZN’s new morning show team.

Foley Promoted To Region President

Kris Foley has been named Region President for iHeartMedia’s South Ohio Region. Foley is a media veteran who has taken on various roles within iHeartMedia, most recently serving as VP of Multi-Market Partnerships and Business Developments.

Rupe Named To SVP Role

Emmis Communications has added Chase Rupe to its senior leadership team as SVP, Strategy and Corporate Development. Rupe is responsible for investment sourcing and evaluation as Emmis seeks to reinvest proceeds from its recent radio station sales.

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