In Brief - December 7, 2012
December 7, 2012

More names have come out from yesterday's nationwide Clear Channel cutbacks:

  • At CCM+E-Los Angeles, Modern Rock KYSR (98.7FM) midday host/imaging director Trever Trent exits. AC KOST Programming Assistant Monica Medina is also out, along with voiceover/commercial producer Doc Bailey, on-air talent Christine Martindale and producer Lindsey Sopp Kovar. KBIG producer DJ Joe Vinyl exits, along with KBIG & KOST Marketing Director Robert Lyles. CCM+E-L.A. board op Joel Elliott was also a part of Thursday's cuts.
  • According to Time Out Chicago's Robert Feder, CCM+E-Chicago has parted ways with Urban AC WVAZ evening host Glenn Cosby, Urban WGRB-AM APD/MD/midday host Effie Rolfe and at least two other on-air hosts from the cluster. Marketing and Promotions Manager Angie Zdanowski also exits.
  • Triple A KBCO/Denver afternoon driver Keefer has left the station, in addition to yesterday's reported exits of morning show producer Chris Griffin and part-timer Joe Niko.
  • In Tampa, Country WFUS MD/midday host Ryan Nelson and afternoon drive co-host Jenny Dean are out, along with Urban WBTP afternoon driver Stu and cluster Promotions Coordinator Ty Demeza.
  • Tim Michaels exits Country WUBL/Atlanta.

At Classic Hits WJMK/Chicago, Eddie (Volkman) and Jobo (Joe Bohannon) have exited mornings.

Clear Channel-Panama City welcomes programming vet Gary Nolan as its new OM for the cluster. Nolan will also handle PD/afternoon duties at Country WPAP. Nolan, who begins his new gig on December 20, joins from CC's Binghamton cluster.
     "Gary Nolan is the perfect choice to take our already successful Panama City franchise to new levels. He has programmed some of the most successful AC stations in the country," said Jackie Rinker, VP/Market Manager, Clear Channel-Panama City. "His experience in large markets makes him an ideal partner for our already well-known on-air personalities, Dr. Shane and Tom on 92.5 WPAP and Logan Kelley on Sunny 98.5."

Andy Green joins Active Rock WRIF/Detroit as APD/MD, replacing Suzy Cole, who recently left The 'RIF for a position in L.A. with Beats By Dre. Green was previously at Active Rock WGRD/Grand Rapids. His first day in the Motor City will be December 17.

Onondaga County, NY has proclaimed today (Friday, December 7, 2012) as Mimi Griswold Day. Griswold, VP of Programming of Galaxy Communications, is retiring this month after twenty years with the company. The proclamation was read at Griswold’s retirement party at Galaxy Communications’ headquarters.

Journal Communications has announced a deal with its lenders, altering its credit for up to $350 million in loans and giving the company more flexibility.

Breaking News
Emmis Announces Second Quarter Earnings
WiLD 94.9 Names Julian On The Radio Afternoon Drive Host
Entercom Atlanta Promotes Michael Chase to Director of Marketing & Promotions At Star 94
KNEV/Reno Turns On Classic Hip Hop
Benztown Partners With Dash Radio
October 7, 2015
Ellen K To Launch A New Morning Show On KOST/Los Angeles
Pandora To Acquire Ticketfly
Slow Jams Launches New Throwback Edition
Steven Meyers Promoted To Director/Digital Operations At Greater Media
October 6, 2015
Bubba The Love Sponge Apologizes For Ratings Tampering
Cumulus Launches Classic Hip Hop 98.3 The Vibe
Jon Platt Named CEO At Warner/Chappell
CBS Radio Names Sam Rogers VP, National Sales & Corporate Partnerships
In Brief - October 6, 2015
October 5, 2015
Beasley Media Group Announces Actions Against Todd Clem AKA, ‘Bubba The Love Sponge’
iHeartMedia Presents "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 Concert Tour"
Steve Mills Named iHeartMedia’s Chief Information Officer
Puff Daddy Brings Bad Boy To Epic Records
Charlamagne Tha God Renews With iHeartMedia
In Brief - October 5, 2015
October 2, 2015
2015 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced
In Brief - October 2, 2015
October 1, 2015
Cumulus Announces Programming Moves In Indianapolis & Atlanta
iHeartMedia Savannah Names Jonathan "JR" Reed Program Director At WAEV
Concord Bicycle Music Announces Major Strategic Investment In Razor & Tie Enterprises LLC
Music News
Janet Jackson, N.W.A. and More Up For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Ciara, Deadmau5
Selena Gomez Maps Out Revival Tour
Quick Hits: RIAA Gold & Platinum, Cage The Elephant, Kurt Cobain, American Music Awards / Jennifer Lopez
Quick Hits: Kendrick Lamar, Brian Fallon, Ten Commandos, The Cure, Lollapalooza South America, JoJo, Courtney Barnett
Fetty Wap Debuts Atop Billboard 200 Chart
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus & Flaming Lips, Will Smith, Maynard James Keenan, Ben Folds
Deluxe Edition of Sam Smith's In The Lonely Hour Announced
Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Megadeth, Beastie Boys
Quick Hits: Fifth Harmony, Train's Pat Monahan, Seal, Roger Waters
Beyoncé, Jay Z & Prince Headlining Massive TIDAL X Charity Concert
Quick Hits: The Who, Ed Sheeran, Bleachers, American Music Awards, Katy Perry / Sting, Austin City Limits
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar
Seven New Albums Debut In Billboard 200's Top Ten
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Fetty Wap, Corey Taylor

Mark Adams
San Francisco

FMQB Member Login

Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!