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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.

Radio Star Rico Colindres Joins Cast Of “Lopez”

Rico Colindres, the creator and mastermind behind the nationally syndicated Carmen Calls, has been cast as a series regular in George Lopez’s new single-camera comedy Lopez.

Kruz To Program iHeart’s WMAD Madison

Katie Kruz has been with IHeartMedia in Madison since 2010. She's been programming CHR-WZEE for the company and is now adding country station WMAD-FM.

Molina Joins Univision As VP

Univision has named Alejandro Molina as Senior VP/GM for Radio. In this newly created position, Molina will be responsible for the strategy and implementation of content across Univision's 67 radio stations.

Schurr Out At Cumulus

He lasted less than a year with the company. Hired while Lew Dickey was still CEO, Tom Schurr was brought in as Senior Vice President of Operations after spending years with Clear Channel as part of John Hogan's team.

Satellite Music Network Creator Dies

John Tyler may have been one of the most instrumental people in syndicating 24 hour formats and talent that most stations were unable to attain other than through syndication. He passed away over the weekend.

CBS Radio Picks Up Piolin In Dallas

A localized edition of the nationally syndicated El Show de Piolín will air weekdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. on CBS Radio's La GRANDE 107.5fm.

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