• SESAC Promotes Rose Cook To SVP/Operations

    SESAC MUSIC GROUP has promoted ROSE COOK to SVP/Operations in its NASHVILLE headquarters. She rises from the position of SVP/Licensing Operations at SESAC PERFORMING RIGHTS, where she was responsible for the operations of the licensing organization. In her new role, COOK will report to SESAC COO MALCOLM HAWKER.A recently named member of the LEADERSHIP MUSIC class of 2023, COOK joined SESAC in 2017 after working in the financial services industry. “We are thrilled to have the

  • Dave LaGreca Signs New Multi-Year Deal To Keep Hosting Pro Wrestling Show 'Busted Open' On SiriusXM

    SIRIUSXM has locked in DAVE LAGRECA to continue as lead host of the pro wrestling show, BUSTED OPEN. LAGRECA and SIRIUSXM have agreed on a multi-year extension that keeps LAGRECA hosting the show he launched on SIRIUSXM in 2009. BUSTED OPEN airs MONDAY through SATURDAY from 9a-noon on the SIRIUSXM FIGHT NATION channel.LAGRECA commented, "I am very happy to cement my relationship with SIRIUSXM. The platform will continue to be the home for BUSTED OPEN and I appreciate every SIRIUSXM team

  • World College Radio Day 2022 Names Julian Lennon Official Ambassador

    WORLD COLLEGE RADIO DAY announces that GRAMMY-NOMINATED singer-songwriter JULIAN LENNON has been named the official 2022 Ambassador for the 12th annual worldwide event on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 7th. This year’s theme is VOICES FOR PEACE.JULIAN LENNON shared "College radio is a good way to learn about what's going on in the world, whether it's locally or worldwide. College radio is not like the usual mainstream stuff, and I find that far more intriguing!” The theme VOICES

  • WGFX (104.5 The Zone)/Nashville Debuts New Morning Show

    CUMULUS Sports WGFX (104.5 THE ZONE)/NASHVILLE has inserted a new morning show in its lineup. WKRN-TV (NEWS 2)/NASHVILLE sports anchor KAYLA ANDERSON and station veteran WILL BOLING join former NFL player RAMON FOSTER. WGFX and TITANS RADIO OM PAUL MASON commented, "RAMON FOSTER has a tremendous natural ability to connect with sports fans in morning radio, and our listeners love him. Bringing RAMON together with experienced television sports anchor and reporter KAYLA ANDERSON and

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  • Cox Media Group Initiates 'Neighbors In Need' Expanding Hurricane Ian Recovery Effort

    COX MEDIA GROUP has kicked off its "NEIGHBORS IN NEED" effort with its FLORIDA and ATLANTA TV and radio stations to help those impacted by HURRICANE IAN. The launch follows WSB-TV and ATLANTA radio's "CONVOY OF CARE" that saw food, water and other provisions sent from ATLANTA to help people in FLORIDA.With NEIGHBORS IN NEED, CMG personalities in ATLANTA, JACKSONVILLE, MIAMI, ORLANDO and TAMPA will be broadcasting stories of heroism, talking about rescue efforts and

  • iHeartMedia/Allentown, PA-Lancaster, PA-Salisbury, MD SVPP Josh Wolff Exits

    iHEARTMEDIA/ALLENTOWN, PA-LANCASTER, PA-SALISBURY, MD SVP/Programming JOSH WOLFF has left the company. WOLFF, who was also PD for Top 40 WAEB (B104)/ALLENTOWN and voicetracked for numerous iHEARTMEDIA stations, transferred east from iHEARTMEDIA/PHOENIX in 2019. He had been with iHEARTMEDIA since 2010, with stops in GREENVILLE, SC; ATLANTA; and PITTSBURGH.WOLFF commented, "I had the privilege of programming and being on the air in multiple formats and learned from some of the best! I am

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  • Grand Ole Opry, WSM-A/Nashville Pay Tribute To Loretta Lynn All Week

    The GRAND OLE OPRY will honor LORETTA LYNN this week as a tribute to her life and contributions to the OPRY and Country music. All OPRY shows this week (also the OPRY’s 97th birthday week) will pay tribute to LYNN, who died YESTERDAY (10/4) at the age of 90 (NET NEWS 10/4).SATURDAY’s (10/8) live show, radio broadcast, livestream and CIRCLE NETWORK broadcast will be officially dedicated to the 60-year OPRY member. Co-owned WSM-A/NASHVILLE’s “Coffee, Country, and

  • Sound Royalties Expands Into Canada, Adds Vanessa Thomas

    U.S.-based SOUND ROYALTIES has added offices in TORONTO, headed by VANESSA THOMAS. THOMAS has more than two decades of music industry experience, including six years running CANADA’s SONGWRITERS HALL OF FAME as part of her work with SOCAN. The CANADIAN team joins other international representatives in LONDON and SOUTH AMERICA. Said SOUND ROYALTIES' ALEX HEICHE, “We strive to build long-term relationships with our customers so that we can provide them with the best

  • Sumerian Records Partners With The Penthouse South For First Release RVSHVD

    ASH AVILDSEN's SUMERIAN RECORDS has partnered with JONNIE FORSTER's THE PENTHOUSE to launch a new division, THE PENTHOUSE SOUTH, focused on what a press release describes as "NASHVILLE sounds." The first release is from WILLACOOCHEE, GA's RVSHVD, who has more than 100 million streams across platforms and 1.3 million TIKTOK followers.Commented FORSTER, “The NASHVILLE community has welcomed us since the day we arrived. We wanted to double down to expand, bringing more

  • Radio Vet Petch Returns To Delmarva, MD, Area At WBOC/Salisbury, MD

    Rumors of his retirement are greatly exaggerated.PETCH, who ended a 16-year run as a morning man at FOREVER MEDIA Top 40 WAFL (EAGLE 97.7)/DOVER, DE, will be back doing mornings at DRAPER MEDIA Top 40 WBOC/SALISBURY, MD, on the DELMARVA peninsula, starting MONDAY, OCTOBER 10th.. Commented PETCH, "After taking just over a year out, I feel refreshed and super-excited to be back on air again in DELMARVA, Radio needs their daily slice of my BRITISH-ness in the mornings and I'm just the