[Radio Ink] Thompson Named EVP of Ramsey Network

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Thompson Named EVP of Ramsey Network

Posted: 20 Oct 2021 03:02 PM PDT

After nine years at the helm of Ramsey Network, Brian Mayfield has accepted
a new role with the company. He's now the to EVP of Strategic Alliances
where he will oversee advertiser and endorsed local provider relationships.
Blake Thompson (pictured) steps into the role as the network’s EVP.

They Cut The New Hoops Ribbon Saturday

Posted: 20 Oct 2021 02:26 PM PDT

iHeartMedia's Power 105.1 in New York City will host a Ribbon Cutting
Ceremony Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the Mott Haven New York City Housing
Authority Development in the Bronx. The event is in celebration of the
reopening of basketball courts the station helped refurbish.

WAMU Celebrating 60 Years

Posted: 20 Oct 2021 02:10 PM PDT

WAMU-FM 88.5 in Washington, DC will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a
weekend of special programming. The centerpiece is an hour-long news
special that will feature conversations with voices of WAMU's past and
present that track the evolution of the station and changes in the D.C.

Mercury Awards Go Virtual Next Month

Posted: 20 Oct 2021 02:03 PM PDT

The 2021 Radio Mercury Awards will be announced on November 17. The
ceremony will be conducted as a virtual event. 149 radio/audio spots and
campaigns made it to the finals of the 30th anniversary Radio Mercury

Burdine-Fly Joins Alpha

Posted: 20 Oct 2021 01:59 PM PDT

Alpha Media has hired Zoe Burdine-Fly as Regional President. She will
oversee the operations for 13 Alpha Media markets, including Amarillo,
Bakersfield, Lincoln and Topeka. Burdine-Fly joins Alpha from Townsquare
and replaces George Pelletier who became President and CEO of West Virginia
Radio Corporation.

Audacy Purchases WideOrbit Technology

Posted: 20 Oct 2021 11:36 AM PDT

On Wednesday morning Audacy announced it has purchased a perpetual license
to WideOrbit’s digital audio streaming technology and the related assets
and operations of WO Streaming. 

Its Syndication For Toucher & Rich

Posted: 20 Oct 2021 11:04 AM PDT

They've been together in Boston for 12 years and they dominate in the
ratings. Beasley Media Group’s 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher Rich Show
Syndication will officially go into syndication on Monday.

Kessler Role Expanded At WGN

Posted: 20 Oct 2021 09:10 AM PDT

Longtime WGN news reporter Bob Kessler will be anchoring the midday news
Tuesdays-Fridays. Kessler joined WGN Radio in 1994.

Kovacik Promoted By Townsquare

Posted: 20 Oct 2021 09:07 AM PDT

Townsquare Media Victoria, TX has named Jim Kovacik Director of Content of
the Company’s Victoria stations. He replaces Wes Adams who has moved to the
same position at the company's Grand Junction, CO stations.

WRIF PD Honored

Posted: 20 Oct 2021 09:05 AM PDT

Jade Springart, Program Director at Beasley Detroit's WRIF-FM, is the
recipient of the One to Watch award. The Museum of Broadcast Communications
Radio Hall of Fame created the award in 2018 to honor Hall of Famer Art

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