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KVIL Fills Midday Post

Tanner Kloven is the new midday host on CBS Radio's KVIL in Dallas. Kloven replaces Sybil Summers, who began co-hosting 103.7 KVIL’s More Music Mornings with Kannon on April 1.

iHeartMedia Promotes Steve Weed

Steve Weed has been named Senior VP of Programming for Central California. Weed has been with iHeart since 2010 and will continue as Senior VP of the Fresno market. His experience includes past programming roles in New York City, Detroit, Seattle, and St. Louis. iHeartMedia Central California includes Fresno, Bakersfield, Modesto/Stockton, and Monterey.

Murph And Mac Sign New Deal With KNBR

Cumulus-owned KNBR in San Francisco has re-signed morning radio personalities Brian Murphy and Paul McCaffrey, co-hosts of The Murph and Mac Show on KNBR 680 San Francisco. The show will celebrate its 10th anniversary together on KNBR this year.

CBS Promotes Cavanah In Chicago

Todd Cavanah has been promoted to the newly created position of Vice President of Programming for CBS Radio Chicago. Cavanah most recently worked at WBBM-FM, where he began as an on-air personality in 1990, before being promoted to PD in 1993. Since 2011, he has also held a dual position as PD of WJMK-FM.

Trio Promoted At Alpha Media, Greenville-New Bern

Alpha Media, Greenville-New Bern announced the appointment of three Senior Account Executives to sales management positions. Tori Ange and Paula Wood have been promoted...

Westwood One Launches “2Hours with Matt Pinfield”

New KFOG morning host and respected rock jock Matt Pinfield has been selected to host a new two-hour weeknight show, 2Hours with Matt Pinfield. The show will launch the week of May 2.

NPR Series Wins Peabody

An NPR series has won a 2015 George Foster Peabody Away. The series revealed, for the first time, that the Pentagon exposed more than 60,000 African-American and Japanese-American troops to mustard gas to look for racial differences in reactions, and that the Department of Veterans Affairs broke their promise to find and help the affected men.

Norfolk Adds Big Boy To Mornings

Big Boy’s Neighborhood will debut Monday on iHeart's Throwback Hip Hop and R&B station, 92.1 THE BEAT in Norfolk, VA. iHeartMedia launched Big Boy into syndication through Premiere just last month. His home base station is in L.A.

Ramsey Takes Orlando By Storm

Pictured here with WFLA-FM PD Jim Poling and GSM Mark Kanak, is Dave Ramsey who hosted his Smart Conference to a packed crowd in Orlando, Saturday.

Programming Changes At WTMJ Milwaukee

Scripps owned WTMJ has made several programming changes at its heritage news station in Milwaukee. Eric Brooks (pictured) gets promoted to the position of Director, Programming & News and Erin Dismeier is also promoted, to Executive Producer of WTMJ Programming.

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