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Media Personality/Radio Vet Fredrick Knight Passes

Donald Frederick Knight COLUMBIA – Wake service for Mr. Donald Frederick Knight, 54, will be held 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 12, 2014, at St. Paul Baptist Church, 4517 North Main Street, Columbia, SC, with burial at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December…

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iHeartMedia Layoffs Start, WGCI’s Morning Riot Cancelled, More to come?

In what has appeared to become a tradition iHeartMedia has, once again, starting firing radio staffers before Christmas.  Staff members from both WGCI-FM/107.5  and WKSC-FM/103.5 Kiss FM have already gotten the bad news. The Morning Riot show has been cancelled host Tony Sculfield…

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CBS Makes Another Swap for Large Market Stations

CBS RADIO COMPLETES DEAL TO SWAP MORE THAN A DOZEN MID-SIZE MARKET STATIONS FOR FIVE LARGE MARKET STATIONS WITH BEASLEY BROADCAST GROUP  CBS RADIO today announced it has completed its deal with Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. to swap 13 mid-size market…

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Replacement named for DeDe McGuire on Doug Banks

Columbia, SC midday personality Dee Dee Renee confirmed on her Facebook page Friday that she has been offered the position formally held by Dee Dee McGuire on the Doug Banks Show.  Renee came to Alpha Media’s The Big DM from…

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Tony Santos Named APD for CBS Radio Station

TONY SANTOS NAMED ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF EL ZOL 107.9-FM, CBS RADIO, WASHINGTON, DC CBS RADIO, Washington, DC announces that on-air personality and programmer Tony Santos has been named Assistant Program Director of CBS Radio’s El Zol 107.9FM, Washington’s #1…

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Sports Jocks Fired on air, Find out via Twitter (vid)

This is the reason that labels, jocks, PDs and radio should befriend the legitimate industry press. We really DO know things BEFORE they do that could affect them. Chicago radio blogger Robert Feder broke the story on Twitter about the…

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Bey-day replaces Payday for former Radio One Employees

Well, Radio One did make an effort but the listeners were not interersted in an all news station in Houston so now hometown favorite Beyonce gets airtime 24/7 until a format is determined. Yashima Azilove, vice president of corporate communications…

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Urban DJ Dies

Radio Facts is sad to report that Elton Bernard Anderson, 35, aka “D J Beezy” Evening host on The BEAT (103.7-FM) Shreveport , was pronounced dead at University Health this weekend following a horrific accident in which he was ejected…