In Brief - March 25, 2014
March 25, 2014

CBS Radio Oldies WCBS-FM/New York adds market veteran Patty Steele to the new Shannon in the Morning show featuring Scott Shannon. The appointment is effective on Thursday, March 27. Steele will provide listeners with news and entertainment reports, and is joined by Mr. G providing weather updates, and Joe Nolan with all the latest traffic information for morning commuters. 
           "Patty is not only a fun, compassionate personality, but one of the most credible news people in New York,” said CBS-FM Program Director Jim Ryan. “That combination, along with her chemistry with Scott, makes her the perfect person for this show. We are so excited to bring her to CBS-FM.” 
         Added Steele, “I’m delighted to be reunited with my dear friend Scott Shannon, who has created so many legendary radio stations and morning shows. To help him bring his brand of magic to an iconic station like CBS-FM is an honor. There’s no one better to laugh with, cry with, learn with and yes, fight with than Scott. I can’t wait!”


Longtime WRDW (Wired 96.5)/Philadelphia air personality Casey has decided to depart the Beasley Rhythmic Top 40 after nearly a decade on the air in the City of Brotherly Love. "After 9 years with Wired, Mornings (formerly) and Middays, I've decided not to renew my contract." Casey tells FMQB. "There are so many things I have yet to conquer on my list and sometimes, we have to move on to do so. Love and appreciation to anyone who has been a fan or supported me over the years. I hope we continue our relationship wherever my new path leads!" You can reach Casey at or follow her on twitter @Casey965. 

At Entravision Communications, Hilda Garcia is appointed to the newly created VP/Multimedia Content and Community Development post, effective April 1. Garcia was previously VP of Multiplatform News and Information at impreMedia, where she oversaw digital content management and development and audience marketing initiatives.

Jiggy segues from nights to afternoons at CHR/Rhythmic KWIN-KWNN/Stockton-Modesto. Additionally, late night talent Nikki moves up to nights, while the station welcomes Danny B to handle late nights.

KDHT/Denver makes the switch from Adult Hits to Alternative as 107X, Denver's Rock Alternative.

CBS Radio's Sports WFAN-AM/FM/New York has reached a multi-year agreement with Univision Radio’s WADO-AM to broadcast the regular season and post season New York Yankees baseball games in Spanish. Spanish play-by-play can be heard on 1280 AM in the New York metropolitan area with commentary provided by Rickie Ricardo and Francisco Rivera.

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