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88Nine Radio Milwaukee Promotes New APD and MD

88Nine Radio Milwaukee (WYMS-FM) has promoted radio veteran Ken Sumka to assistant program director and station dj Justin Barney to music director at the Milwaukee non-comm station. Sumka’s duties as APD include overseeing the on-air “Studio Milwaukee” sessions with national…

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Smooth R&B 105.7 Names New Music Director

Service Broadcasting’s Director of Operations George (Geo) Cook announced today that Keith Solis has been promoted to the Music Director position at Smooth R&B 105.7 (KRNB-FM). Cook commented, “Keith is an R&B music maven, who possesses a unique perspective and…

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National Radio Hall of Fame Comes of Age, Updates Voting Techniques

Listeners Nationwide Get Chance to Vote for National Radio Hall of Famers -Audience Participation Reinstituted After 5 years LOS ANGELES, August 12, 2015 – For the first time in five years, listeners nationwide get to vote for their favorite radio…

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The Layoffs for CBS Radio Chicago Have Commenced

Monday morning it all began for the mass nationwide layoff of CBS Radio employees. Reportedly approximately 200 CBS Radio employees across the country are now updating their LinkedIn pages if you know what I mean. As the third largest market…

L-R) SVP, Chief Marketing Officer at Denny's Corporation, John Dillon, radio personality and honoree Tom Joyner and BET Networks Chairman & CEO Debra L. Lee attend the BET 2015 Community Impact Awards presented by Denny’s

BET Community Impact Awards Honors Tom Joyner

The bet 2015 Community Impact Awards presented by Denny’s celebrates exceptional leadership and highlights the nation’s brightest stars and local heroes making a positive impact in their community. Hosted by actress Wendy Raquel Robinson, the inaugural bet Community Impact Awards…

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Claudia Jordan Fired from Rickey Smiley Show

Claudia Jordan has been fired from two major gigs in a month.  Unfortunately, this can’t be good news.  Nevertheless, Atlanta is not for everyone and it appears within her statement that she is planning on relocating.  It was announced recently…