In Brief - December 3, 2012
December 3, 2012

Scott Jameson is named OM of Cumulus Media's three-station Minneapolis cluster, replacing Dave Hamilton, who announced his retirement last week. Jameson was most recently VP of Adult Rock Programming for CBS Radio, as well as PD of Triple A WZGC/Atlanta and Executive Producer for the Atlanta Falcons Radio Network.

Jenn Hobby crosses the hall and joins Country WKHX/Atlanta's midday team beginning December 10. Hobby previously was a longtime member of the Bert Show on sister CHR WWWQ, and announced last week she would be stepping down from her position as of December 7.

Budget cuts at Rhythmic AC KJHM/Denver sees the exit of air talent Gina Lee Fuentez and Cha Cha Chavez.

Ross Mahoney joins Modern Rock WRMR (Modern Rock 98.7)/Wilmington, NC as MD/afternoon driver. His first day on the job will be January 2. Mahoney was most recently APD/MD of WPBZ/West Palm Beach and replaces Fitz, who recently left WRMR to move to New York.

Educational Media Foundation flips recently LMA'd KRUZ/Santa Barbara from Hot AC to its Christian Rock AIR 1 format. Additionally, EMF has installed the AIR 1 format at Amaturo AC/Adult Hits trimulcast of KLST/Fountain Valley, KLSI/Thousand Oaks-Ventura and KLSN/Adelanto-Victorville, CA.

Dave Ramsey, personal money-management expert and popular national radio personality, will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the NAB Show Radio Luncheon, held Tuesday, April 9 in Las Vegas. Ramsey's nationally syndicated radio program, The Dave Ramsey Show, is heard by 6 million listeners each week on more than 500 radio stations and is streamed on Daveramsey.com. Previous NAB Radio Broadcasting Hall of Fame inductees include Bob Uecker, Gerry House, Ron Chapman, Vin Scully, Jack Buck, Harry Carey, Larry Lujack, Rick Dees, Dick Purtan and Dick Orkin.

The sale of Triad Broadcasting to Larry Wilson's newly-formed L&L Broadcasting has been announced. L&L will buy all 32 of Triad's stations. The sale is seperate from Wilson's Alpha Broadcasting, which owns a six-station cluster in Portland, OR.

A U.S. bankruptcy court has allowed Connoisseur Media to officially take over ten Nassau Broadcasting stations via an LMA. The ten stations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey will be LMA'ed by Connoisseur until their sale is approved by the FCC.

Promotions Guru Paige Nienaber will discuss how to capture "The Essence Of The Moment," during the next Conclave webinar on Thursday, December 13 at 2:00 PM Central. Neinaber will review ways for stations to acknowledge and react to spontaneous events, and to create structures and systems insuring reactions happen in a timely manner. Conclave webinars are always free of charge, however preregistration is required via the Conclave’s website at theconclave.com.




 
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