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Industry Radio Vet Dies

Yesterday our organization, Service Broadcasting, the Dallas-Ft. Worth and Bay Area communities, and the radio world at-large lost one of our elite leaders, Michael Erickson. Michael was a proven winner whose passion for developing people and ideas was simply unmatched. Over the years, Michael transformed our business and made all of our team better broadcasters and better human beings,

Industry Vet KJ Holiday Dies of Massive Heart Attack

Radio Facts is shocked and saddened to report that WJLB iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) PD KJ Holiday died of a massive heart attack today while playing basketball with his son who was visiting for the holiday. Radio Facts JUST spoke…

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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…

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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…

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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David “EZ Street” Hamilton has Died

Phil Michaels-Trueba, Hot 105 Miami PD stated on his FaceBook Page… about the death of David Hamilton aka EZ Street, (not to be confused with the EZ Street in DC radio) “I am sitting here… (read the rest of the…

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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…

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Former WCLK PD Bill Clark Dies

Radio Announcer; former WCLK Radio Programmer, NBPC Former SE Chapter President and Claflin University Broadcasting Professor Bill Clark Drummer Extraordinaire passed away suddenly as the result of a stroke this weekend. The family is planning services. His wife posted on…