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Reese Takes Evenings At WTMX Chicago

Hubbard's 101.9-FM THE MIX (WTMX) has added Chris Reese to its on-air lineup. Reese will take over as evening host (7 p.m. to 12 a.m.) replacing Finnigan, who left WTMX to take a job at KOIT in San Francisco as morning show co-host.

Francessa, Russo Guest List Announced

Newsday reported that Tom Coughlin, Joe Torre, Bobby Valentine, Jeff Van Gundy, and Mark Messier will be among the guests when the two former WFAN co-hosts reunite for one show on March 30 at Radio City Music Hall. The show is sold out and will be simulcast on MSG Plus, WFAN, and SiriusXM Satellite Radio. Picture courtesy Newsday.

He Left Radio For Pandora. Now He’s Back

Entercom Sacramento says it recruited Corey Hyde from Pandora to fill its open GSM position.

Bud And Broadway Coming To 92.3 WIL

92.3 WIL St. Louis has announced the impending arrival of their new morning show hosts. Beginning Monday, March 14, St. Louis’s New Country station will debut the Bud and Broadway show weekdays from 5-9 a.m.

Four Welcomed To GAB Hall Of Fame

On February 19, the Georgia Association of Broadcasting inducted four broadcast icons into its Hall of Fame during a ceremony that included remarks from several legends of the industry and past Hall of Fame inductees.

ESPN Tallahassee Host Charged With DUI

Jeff Cameron hosts afternoons on ESPN Tallahassee. The Tallahassee Democrat reports Cameron was charged with DUI after being pulled over by police for speeding Wednesday night. We reached out to the station for comment and have not heard back.

Sales Leadership Changes For CBS Chicago

Paul Agase has been named Director of Music Sales, and John Cravens has been named Director of News and Sports Sales.

Fritts To Be Honored With Lowry Mays Award At NAB

Eddie Fritts has been announced as the recipient of the 2016 Lowry Mays Excellence in Broadcasting Award. The award will be presented at the Broadcasters Foundation of America annual breakfast at 7 a.m., Wednesday, April 20, in the Brahms Room of the Encore Hotel during the National Association of Broadcasters’ (NAB) Show in Las Vegas.

WKLB Boston Hires Castle For Night Shift

Renee Castle is the new nighttime personality at Greater Media's Country station, WKLB-FM in Boston. Castle most recently worked at NASH-FM in Nashville and has been heard across America on the Westwood One Radio Network. Prior to that Castle worked at MIX 92.9 in Nashville.

Cards Radio 790 WKRD Debuts Two New Shows

iHeartMedia Louisville announced that two new local shows will join the lineup at Cards Radio 790 KRD. Howie Lindsey (pictured) will host a new morning sports talk show from 7-10 a.m. weekdays. Also joining the Cards Radio 790 KRD lineup is Nick Coffey. Coffey will host a new local sports talk show from noon to 3 p.m.

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