In Brief - June 5, 2009
June 5, 2009

Entercom-Seattle names Dave Benson as PD of Triple A KMTT (103.7 The Mountain). He officially starts July 27. Benson joins The Mountain after nine years at San Francisco’s legendary KFOG. "Every radio format, like every business, has its leaders, the 2 or 3 who are the best at what they do. In Triple A radio, Dave Benson is that person" said Dave Richards, Entercom-Seattle OM. "I feel very fortunate to be invited to join the good folks on The Mountain & the Entercom Seattle group. I am excited to join a radio company that is focused on the future," said Benson.

Rivera Broadcast Group promotes Carmy Ferreri to OM of Modern Rock KVGS/Las Vegas and OM/PD of Smooth Jazz KOAS/Las Vegas.

Premiere Radio Networks has informed its affiliates that they will stop producing new American Top 10 and American Top 20 countdown shows as of the July 4th weekend. PRN will continue with Casey Kasem’s 70s & 80s-based countdown shows.

Robert McCuin is named Director of Sales for Clear Channel's New York cluster. McCuin will additionally have day-to-day oversight of the CC's sales operation online and the Total Traffic Network.

Universal Republic and Big Machine Records announces a new label partnership - Republic Nashville. Ex-Capitol Records Promo exec Jimmy Harnen is named President of Republic Nashville.

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has filed an order asking for new briefs in the ongoing Janet Jackson "Nipplegate" court case. Over five years since Super Bowl XXXVIII, the appeals court is handling the case following the May 4 Supreme Court decision to send the case back to the Third Circuit Court.

Former Citadel VP/Talk Programming Brian Jennings has been added to the Conclave as a keynoter at the 2009 Learning Conference in Minneapolis. Jennings will kick off the 2009 edition of Conclave College with his address Friday afternoon, July 17.

AT&T officially launches its CruiseCast in-car entertainment service. CruiseCast offers 20 satellite radio channels and 22 satellite TV channels. The service runs $28/month for subscribers, along with $1,299 for installation and equipment. The service had a soft launch in May but officially rolled out this week.




 
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