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WGCI DJ Dies at Age 34

Tim "DJ Timbuck2" Jones passed away Sunday, after a battle with cancer. He was only 34.

Memphis Host Dies After Short Illness

Long-time WGKX-FM host Mark Billingsley died Tuesday afternoon following several weeks of illness.

Cumulus Hires Human Resource Officer

Todd McCarty has been named Chief Human Resources Officer at Cumulus. McCarty comes to Cumulus from the Las Vegas Sands Corporation where he was Senior VP of Global Human Resources since 2012.

Poch Leaves Townsquare For CBS

Andi Poch is the new Senior VP of Sales at CBS's Local Digital Media where she will manage and execute the advertising sales strategy for that CBS division.

Cosby Named Political Editor at WABC

77 WABC in New York has signed a new deal with Rita Cosby, making her the station’s Political Editor, just in time for the election of a new President.

Susan Kravitz to Head Digital at Townsquare

Kravitz becomes Senior VP, Head of National Digital Sales and will oversee the Company’s national digital and branded entertainment sales efforts.

Karter Takes on Operations in Cincinnati

Radio One Cincinnati announced Kenard Karter as the new Operations Manager which includes 101.1 The Wiz, Hip Hop and R&B, Old School 100.3 and 1230 Praise.

Norris Leaving NPR

After 13 years at NPR Michele Norris is leaving at the end of this year.

Bo Will Soon Know Fort Walton Beach

Apex Broadcasting has named Bo Reynolds PD at Highway 98 Country, WHWY-FM in Fort Walton Beach. Reynolds will also host afternoons.

Bohannon Retiring From America in the Morning

Jim Bohannon has been the sole host of America in the Morning since its first broadcast in 1984

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