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Quick Radio News, Raphael George, Mary K, Coca-Lani and Tyrene Jackson

Here is a quick view of this week’s radio news.  Click “Next” after each segment to see the next story Mary K Gets New PD Gig Congrats to Mary K on her recently appoint PD position at Old School 105.3…

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Programmers Chime in on the lack of New Urban DJs

Part 2: Urban Radio Desperately Seeking New Talent in Dry Pool Over the last couple of days, I have been corresponding with several PDs, announcers, potential announcers and radio people about the story we ran a couple of days ago concerning the…

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Station Seeks Female Talent

A major market station seeks full time FRESH female talent to round out the staff. Looking for a cross between Keysha Cole and Monica. Please fill out the form below. Absolutely no phone calls, emails or requests for info from…

Radio’s Big Fish from the Shark Tank, R Dub!, Talks to All Radio News

I will be the first to admit, Randy “R Dub!” Williams is one of the people I admire most in radio. He does radio the way it should be done on his terms and he’s got the talent, passion and the…

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Ebro Darden exits PD post at Hot 97

Statement on WQHT Program Director Position This can only be a very smart move for Ebro. He probably negotiated a salary that was well beyond his pay at the station as the PD and he’s doing what he really wants…

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Pamela Aniese Exits Nashville’s The Beat as PD and Middays

Radio Facts has learned that Pamela Aniese, Program Director/Midday Personality for Nashville’s Home for Hip Hop and R&B is out. The reason, given to Radio Facts, changing direction.

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KMJM’s New PD Kathy Brown

Congrats to Kathy Brown the new PD at iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel)’s KMJM. Her first day was today.

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RF PRO-files: Atlanta’s Streetz 94.5 Brilliant Programming Concept Captivates Often Ignored Listeners

Steve Hegwood is having a ball… because he is doing what he loves to do on his own terms with his own company. There are not many  urban programmers who can say that right now and while the thought of…

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Hot 97 PD, Ebro and Talib Kweli Discuss the New Music Industry

Talib Kweli and Ebro go face to face and debate the current state of New York Radio how come radio does or doesn’t support local artists. They also discuss payola, independent radio promoters, and a lot more.

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Kris Kelly Out at WGCI and WKSC

iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) reports that PD Kris Kelly is out at WGCI and WKSC as of this week, no reason given for her departure just that “she’s gone” a rep told us. The Director of Urban Programming Derrick Brown…

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WBLS PD Skip Dillard Congratulates Sevyn Steeter

Mary K (PD), Lyfe Jennings, Kelly Mac (Middays Show Host), Craig Davis, Rhonda Rawlings (News Director of WJMZ)

LOOK! It’s the WJMZ’s Crew with Lyfe Jennings (PIC)

The WJMZ Annual Black Friday/Black Party was a sell out event with over 2k listeners in attendence this year! The line-up included Chubb Rock, DJ Kool & Lyfe Jennings.

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88Nine RadioMilwaukee Names Stephen Kallao, Jordan Lee as Interim PD Team, Seeks Permanent PD

Non-comm 88Nine RadioMilwaukee (88.9 FM) Interim PD Stephen Kallao and APD Jordan Lee have been named to jointly manage programming while the station seeks a new permanent PD. During the PD search, Kallao, who has just been named interim PD…

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KEVSUM: Attn PDs, Writers, Sincerest Apology from Kevin

This past week, something has been heavy on my mind that I need to address. I have built this business to inspire people not tear them down and I have to take responsibility for something I said over the past…

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Hot 97’s Ebro Darden and Mister Cee Just Made History in Radio Programming

Sans ratings, research, advertisers, music, promotion, syndication, djs, corporations and anything that makes a radio station what it is today, Ebro Darden, not only just became an even more stellar human being, he has become a monumental force in radio…

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DJ Fresh: THE PROGRESSION FROM DJ TO PD

Mixer, On Air Personality, Production Director, Program Director, you name it Fresh has done it. However, in the early 80’s all Fresh wanted to be was a DJ. Growing up in Saginaw, Michigan there were a few local DJ’s he…