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New York Times: Its the Giving Season. Would You Like a Radio Station?

Posted: 02 Dec 2016 12:27 PM PST
http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/02/yo...tion.html?_r=1





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New York Post: Big names out as CBS Radio News makes cuts

Posted: 02 Dec 2016 11:55 AM PST
http://nypost.com/2016/12/02/big-nam...ws-makes-cuts/





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New PD/Morning Show/On-Air Lineup For Kiss 107 Cincinnati

Posted: 02 Dec 2016 11:19 AM PST
https://radioinsight.com/blog/headli...07-cincinnati/



iHeartMedia CHR Kiss 107 107.1 WKFS Milford/Cincinnati OH is restructuring
its programming.

Program Director/Afternoon host D-Lo exits with RegionalSVP/Programming Bo
Matthews assuming the programming duties. The station has swapped out
syndicated morning shows as Brooke Jubal supplant The Kane Show from
6-10am with Jimmy Sandy serving as local producer. Ryan Seacrest remains in
middays, while Kristie Graybill moves from nights to afternoons. Josh
Martinez, PD of sister CHR Channel 99.9 WCHD Country B94.5 WYDB Dayton
will voicetrack nights.



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University of Florida Launches Gainesville CHR

Posted: 02 Dec 2016 10:38 AM PST
https://radioinsight.com/blog/headli...inesville-chr/



University of Floridas College of Journalism and Communications has
launched CHR 95.3 GHQ W237EJ/89.1 WUFT-HD3 Gainesville FL.

The new non-commercial station is emphasizing its app over its 250w/157m
translator signal to better reach its core college aged audience. The
Listener Driven Radio built app features ability to vote up/down songs,
leave audio requests, and to compete in contests.

While running jockless, the station is featuring announcements from
students about on-campus events and seeking student volunteers looking to
Experience media in a whole new way. You will have the unique opportunity
to get hands-on, in-depth exposure to engaging your audience through an
over-the-air signal, social media and mobile apps, content creation, and
community outreach. Your creativity and initiative in this project will
have a positive and lasting impact, not only in our college and on campus,
but also in the global media industry. If you are an innovative thinker,
hungry to learn, and eager to be mentored by industry leaders; you will fit
right in!

To make room for GHQ, sister Sports ESPN 850 WRUF Gainesville moved its FM
rebroadcasts to AM Revitalization move-in 98.1 W251CG Gainesville. UFs
College of Journalism and Communications features the rare combo of
commercial radio operations with WRUF and Country 103.7 The Gator WRUF-FM
and non-commercial with Public News/Talk 89.1 WUFT-FM, Classical WUFT
Classic 102.7 W274BT Williston/WUFT-HD2, GHQ, and PBS WUFT-TV.



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CNBC: Pandora now open to a SiriusXM takeover after rejecting offer in July

Posted: 02 Dec 2016 10:12 AM PST
http://www.cnbc.com/2016/12/02/pando...m-sources.html





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CBS Radio Promotes Tracy Brandys To Baltimore Market Manager

Posted: 02 Dec 2016 10:07 AM PST
https://radioinsight.com/blog/headli...arket-manager/



CBS Radio has promoted Baltimore VP/Director of Sales Tracy Brandys to

Senior Vice President/Market Manager for the companys four station cluster
of AC Todays 101.9 WLIF, Sports 105.7 The Fan WJZ-FM, Hot AC Mix 106.5
WWMX, and Sports CBS Sports Radio 1300 WJZ.

Brandys succeeds Bob Phillips, who recently transferred to CBS Radios
corporate offices in New York as Chief Revenue Officer. Brandys has been
with CBS Baltimore since 1996 coming to the company as part of its
acquisition of Summit Broadcastings 102.7 WXYV and 600 WCAO. She has also
served as General Sales Manager of WWMX.

CBS RADIO has elevated Tracy Brandys to Senior Vice President, Market
Manager and Director of Sales for its Baltimore market, effective
immediately. The four-station cluster includes radio stations WJZ-AM/FM,
WLIF-FM and WWMX-FM, as well as the CBS RADIO Up Close Performance Studio
which hosts local and national sports figures and musicians. She reports to
Scott Herman, Chief Operating Officer, CBS RADIO. Brandys replaces former
Baltimore market manager Bob Philips who was recently named Chief Revenue
Officer.

In her new role, Brandys will have complete oversight of all Baltimore
station operations including sales, programming, events, digital, marketing
and promotions, engineering, finance and administration. She will lead the
market’s efforts to develop strategic growth initiatives with a focus on
nurturing and extending existing client relationships and developing new
business opportunities and partnerships.

“Tracy’s years of sales and management experience coupled with her intimate
knowledge of our Baltimore stations and the overall market made her the
natural choice to take on this important role,” said Herman. “Throughout
her tenure with CBS RADIO Tracy has proven to be a powerhouse sales person
who has led and grown our revenue and market share in Baltimore, and a
trusted leader to our valued employees. We are delighted to reward her
accomplishments with this well-deserved promotion.”

Brandys added, “As the radio industry evolves, it’s an exciting moment to
take the reins of the Baltimore market and lead our stations and teams to
even greater success. As a longtime employee of CBS RADIO I am grateful to
the company for giving me this opportunity and look forward to what’s new
and next.”

In her most recent role as the VP, director of sales for the Baltimore
market, Brandys consistently led the cluster to outperform the competition.
She generated new revenue streams for the market by partnering with local
events and venues and oversaw regional and national client deals that
initiated in Baltimore. Prior to this she served as the general sales
manager for WWMX-FM where she managed the sales team to generate all
station revenue and developed new client relationships and creative sales
ideas. Brandys also held a number of senior sales positions in the Infinity
Promotions Group, a former national sales department designed to generate
incremental revenue for CBS RADIO’s local stations. Brandys began her
career in sales roles at Summit Broadcasting and Sconnix Broadcasting.

Brandys is on the board of the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center. She is a
graduate of Towson University.



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All 80s Comes To State College

Posted: 02 Dec 2016 06:56 AM PST
https://radioinsight.com/blog/headli...state-college/



Magnum Broadcasting has flipped Hot AC Y106.9 WQKK Renovo PA to 1980s Hits
Q106.9.

Positioned as Totally Awesome 80s, the station rimshots into the State
College market from the north.



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Station Sales Week Of 12/2

Posted: 02 Dec 2016 05:00 AM PST
https://radioinsight.com/blog/headli...s-week-of-122/


Station Sales

Following the merger of Port Broadcasting and Aruba Capital Partners
announced this week, Port is expanding into Bangor ME with the purchase of
Pine Tree Broadcastings three AMs and one translator for $172,000. Oldies
1230 WGUY Veazie, Soft AC 94.1 The Wave 1340 WBAN/94.1 W231CH Bangor, and
Classic Country 1400 The Country Road WCYR Veazie began being operated by
Port via LMA on December 1. Charles Begins Pine Treen Broadcasting acquired
the stations in December 2015 from the estate of Daniel Priestly for
$90,000.

Roy Henderson sells Country 99.7 KROY Palacios/Bay City TX to New Wavo
Communications for $550,000. KROY, which had been simulcasting Country
Texas Mix 105.3/94.9 KTWL Hempstead/KHTZ Ganado, has begun simulcasting New
Wavos 99.7 K-Star KVST Huntsville via LMA. A previous attempt to sell KROY
in 2014 to KSBJ Educational Foundation for $350,000 failed to close after
multiple parties filed petitions to deny and informal objections to
multiple infringements made by Henderson.

Red Rock Radio continues its sell-off with the sale of 105.5 KBAJ Deer
River/Grand Rapids MN to Lamke Broadcasting for $200,000. KBAJ currently
operates as a simulcast of Classic Rock KQ 95 94.9 KQDS-FM Duluth. Lamke,
which also owns AC 96.9 KMFY and Full Service Oldies 1320 KOFY in Grand
Rapids MN will begin operating KBAJ via Time Brokerage Agreement on January
1.

Glenn Cherry is purchasing Silent 1590 WPUL South Daytona FL from the Julia
Cherry Revocable Living Trust and Regional Mexican La Jefa 94.9 1070 WCSZ
Sans Souci/Greenville SC from the trusts Redemption Strategies Broadcasting
for $25,000 each.
Translator Sales
Station State Seller Buyer Price To Rebroadcast Station State
Seller Buyer Price To Rebroadcast 92.1 W221DL South Haven MI
Edgewater Broadcasting Ruben's Productions $55,000 1460 WKJR Rantoul IL
99.3 K257DB Anchor Point

102.3 K272CN Homer

104.9 K285EF Kenai

102.7 K274AB Kodiak

104.9 K285AA Kodiak

102.3 K272DG Seward

104.9 K285EG Seward

104.5 K283AB Soldotna AK Peninsula Communications Turquoise
Broadcasting $40,000 103.5 KWVV-FM Homer 102.7 K274CX Iberia MO Screen
Door Broadcasting Radio Las Americas $250,000 1380 KMUS Sperry OK 105.5
K288GR Bayport MN 630 Radio, Inc. Educational Media Foundation Exchange
for 92.1 W221BS Waite MN 100.3 KFXN-HD3 Minneapolis 92.1 W221BS Waite
MN Educational Media Foundation 630 Radio, Inc. Exchange For 105.5
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