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Pepper Exits The End in Seattle

Pepper (pictured here), Music Director and Midday host at Entercom's 107.7 The End in Seattle is leaving the station for a digital opportunity outside of the industry. Her last day is Friday, February 19th.

Leroy The Love Grabs WOW-FM Mornings

JVC Media of Florida announces the addition of Gainesville radio legend “Leroy the Love Toy” for mornings on Classic Hits WYGC (104.9 WOW FM) starting Monday February 2 from 6 a.m.-10a.m.

77 WABC Gives NYC “The Bernie And Sid Show”

77 WABC debuted its newest talk radio show, The Bernie and Sid Show, Wednesday from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m ET. The new show brings together talk radio hosts - Imus producer Bernard McGuirk and former WFAN host Sid Rosenberg.

Greater Media Promotes Heidi Raphael

Heidi Raphael has been promoted to Senior VP of Corporate Communication from her recent role of VP of Corporate Communication, a position she's held since 2008. Raphael has been on of Radio Ink's “Most Influential Women in Radio” since 2006.

Walls Takes Over Cumulus Birmingham Cluster

David Walls is the new Market Manager for Cumulus' six-station Birmingham cluster. He signs on with Cumulus after working in Birmingham as GSM and D.O.S. for 19 years for both Summit Media and Cox before they sold to Summit. Walls replaces John Walker.

Jalen & Jacoby: From Podcasting To Radio And TV

They started their show as a podcast in 2011. They moved to radio last year. And now Jalen & Jacoby will become a half -hour TV show on ESPN2 featuring their best radio segments.

Entravision Promotes Gonzalez, Humberto

Lilly Gonzalez (pictured) is promoted to Executive VP of Integrated Marketing Solutions for the East Coast and Humberto Hormaza is promoted to Senior VP of Integrated Marketing Solutions in Orlando.

Kicks 101.5 Brings Ali Mac To Atlanta

Country station Kicks 101.5 FM/WKHX-FM in Atlanta debuts a fresh new weekday lineup as of Tuesday. On-air personality Ali Mac comes on board as host from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. weekdays, while fellow personality CJ moves from middays to host the 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. show.

Ellen K Named Voice of the 2016 GRAMMYs

Talent company Workhouse Media tells Radio Ink that the iHeartMedia KOST-FM morning host will be the voice of the 58th GRAMMY Music Awards. The 58th GRAMMY Awards will be held on Monday, February 15, 2016 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Leadership Moves At NPR Digital Services

In aligning the work of the Digital Services and Digital Media divisions more closely, NPR has promoted Stephanie Miller to have full responsibility for overseeing the operations and staff of Digital Services. Digital Services’ Jason Butler will also be taking on expanded responsibilities.

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