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iHeart Austin Signs Billy The Kidd

The Billy The Kidd Show debuts on KHFI, 96.7 Kiss FM, Monday in morning drive. Anne Hudson will co-host the show with Kidd. Since December, mornings at KHFI have been music based, and Elvis Duran was on before that.

WLS-FM Adds Tom Kent

It was back in 1980 when Tom Kent first appeared on WLS, which was AM only at the time. Kent now returns to his old stomping grounds Saturday nights from 7p-Midnight with "Ultimate Party" on Cumulus Classic Hits WLS 94.7 FM. Kent said Brian Thomas is one of the smartest programmers out there bar none. "I mean, why else would he put me on the most legendary station on the planet?

WBLK Buffalo Adds Harvey

"The People’s Station," 93.7 WBLK in Buffalo (Townsquare) has added The Steve Harvey Morning Show to the station’s weekday morning lineup. WBLK Brand Manager Chris Reynolds stated, “WBLK is very excited to bring the heart, humor, music and celebrity of The Steve Harvey Morning Show to all of our listeners in Western New York.”

Wisniewski Lands With Midwest In Terre Haute

He was let go from his job as LSM by Emmis in St. Louis in a round of budget cuts earlier this year. Tuesday it was announced that Dave Wisniewski is the new General Sales Manager for the Midwest Communication cluster of stations in Terre Haute.

A Dream Come True For Sabrina

iHeartRadio's 97.1 WASH-FM in Washington has hired Sabrina Conte as midday host. Conte began her radio career as a traffic reporter for what is now Total Traffic Network in Silver Spring, MD. Conte said, “Hosting the midday show on WASH-FM is a dream come true. I am so excited to be a part of such a fun, well-respected radio station in my hometown and look forward to joining this talented team."

Y108 Pittsburgh Promotes D’Antonio To Middays

The opening at the CBS station was created by last week’s announcement that Ally was moving from middays to mornings to be part of the Ally & Andy morning show. D'Antonio has been with CBS Pittsburgh for the past six months working weekends and fill-in for both Y108 and 100.7 Star.

Wilborn To Manage Apex Charleston Cluster

Aaron Wilborn is the new VP/GM for Apex Media Corporation's six stations in Charleston (WAVF, WCKN, WMXZ, WMXZ-HD, WSPO, and WXST). Most recently, Wilborn was the Market Manager for the six-station iHeart cluster in Jacksonville.

Miles Takes Mornings At WKLB-FM Boston

Greater Media announces the hire of Jeff Miles as new morning show host at country station WKLB-FM in Boston. He is replacing JW (Willis) and Lori (Grande) who exited back on 2/11.

Hobby To Reunite With Dauler On Star 94.1

Entercom Atlanta is reuniting Jenn Hobby and Jeff Dauler on Star 94.1. Hobby has worked on multiple Atlanta radio stations since 2000, including WBTS-FM, WWWQ-FM, where she and Dauler worked together as co-hosts on The Bert Show, and most recently WKHX-FM.

Allen Takes Nights At KINK Portland

Portland’s 101.9 KINK has hired Jeff Allen for the night shift. Allen got his start in radio hosting a local artist show on KUFO, before helping launch KBFF in 2011.

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