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Maria Musaitef Joins Mr. Master

Content provider Mr. Master has appointed Maria Musaitef as Marketing Director. It's a newly created position at the company. Musaitef joins Mr. Master from Envisage Radio Group, where she helped launch the company as Director, Affiliate Sales and Marketing, and brought in 90 affiliates for Sammy Hagar's Top Rock Countdown in the show's first year.

Allinger Doing 2-Step To Fight Child Hunger

Q Country morning host, Chris Allinger won’t give up the kids. After doing his final “Walkin’ the Country” for the Food Bank of the Southern Tier’s Backpack Program, he said that was it. Well, that was it for that particular event. But now Allinger is back with “2 Steps To Fight Hunger.”

Happy 20th hardDrive

It was this week in 1996 that a new weekend program debuted for Rock Stations. hardDrive is celebrating its 20th anniversary on the air. The show’s original host and executive producer, Lou Brutus (pictured) and Roxy Myzal are still intact on the production team.
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ESPN Radio Hosts Hijacking “First Take”

The hosts from ESPN Radio are ready to rumble, it seems. Beginning July 11, they will be taking over ESPN2’s weekday morning studio debate show First Take. A different duo or trio from ESPN Radio will face off each day and thrash out the day’s top stories. Molly Qerim will be the host as the fireworks go off every morning from 10 til noon. Here’s the schedule for the week...

Brooke & Jubal Find Another Home In Peoria

Alpha Media WNGY-FM (Energy 102.3) will now be airing Brooke & Jubal in afternoon drive. The show also airs in Portland and San Antonio. Brooke has worked in morning radio for over 12 years and has hosted Top 40 radio’s first all-female morning drive show. Jubal Flagg is a standup comedian, radio host, television personality, and comedy writer.

Pendergast Named D.O.S For Milwaukee Radio Alliance

Patrick Pendergast is the new Director of Sales of the Milwaukee Radio Alliance stations in Milwaukee. Pendergast will oversee sales for FM 102/1 (WLUM-FM), B93.3 (WLDB-FM), and Milwaukee’s True Oldies Channel (WZTI-AM).

Baka Boys Choose United Stations

United Stations Radio Networks has signed a deal with producers the Baka Boyz to handle the advertising sales in all the programs created, hosted, and distributed by the Baka Boyz. The programs airing now are the Baka Boyz All Star Hit Mix which is geared toward CHR and Rhythmic CHR, and the Baka Boyz Hip Hop Master Mix which is a more Urban program.

It’s Middays For Citizen Kelly On WCGO

Sometimes-controversial political talk jock William J. Kelly’s The Citizen Kelly Show has been expanded to middays on AM 1590 WCGO. The Emmy award-winning producer and commentator starts his noon to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday, shift this week in the Windy City.

CBS Detroit Promotes Tim Roberts

Veteran programmer Tim Roberts has been promoted to Vice President of Programming for CBS's Detroit cluster, which includes WYCD-FM, WOMC-FM, and AMP Radio (WDZH-FM.)

WGOW’s Gary Haskew Dies

Longtime Chattanooga sports reporter and talk host Gary Haskew passed away on July 4. The 74-year-old suffered a massive heart attack.

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