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Happy Birthday!     5-19-15
Birthday wishes go out to Shannon Burke, today.


History Center Exhibit Gets Extended Stay     5-19-15
The Featured Exhibition, at the Orange County Regional History Center in Orlando, "Long Way to the Top: Hard Rock in Orlando, 1977-1985" originally scheduled to close May 31, will continue until June 14.


Colin Kelly Sits Down With Katherine Brown     5-17-15
Scottish Broadcaster and journalist Colin Kelly sat down with Katherine Brown, former Program Director/Marketing Manager at WTKS-FM 104.1 and WSHE-FM 100.3 and they talked about her days at WTKS. It's a great read. Read it here.


Movin' on Up     5-15-15
WMEL-AM 1300 has promoted midday talker Vince Young to Program Director. Young’s been with WMEL since 2000 in a variety of capacities-working behind the scenes in the production department, while also broadcasting his political talk show and is currently heard from 10AM-2PM. 

April PPM Ratings Are Out     5-14-15
See where your favorite station stacked up in April, here.

New VP/Market Manager for Cumulus Cluster    5-14-15
Cumulus Media announces that it has appointed 36-year radio broadcast veteran Gary Mertins as Vice President/Market Manager for Cumulus’ four-station cluster in Melbourne. The stations include WLZR-AM 1560, WAOA-FM 107.1, WHKR-FM 102.7 and 
WSJZ-FM 95.9.

Genesis Communications Names VP Of Programming     5-14-15  
Tom Paleveda has been named Vice President of Programming for Genesis Communications. Central Florida stations include WIXC-AM 1060, WHOO-AM 1080 and WAMT-AM 1190.

Happy Birthday
     5-9-15
To former WHNR-AM 1360 Account Executive, Von Rommell Fernandes, as well as WMFQ-FM 92.9 morning co-host Bill Barr on Sunday, on Monday Rick Brady will blow out the candles. happy birthday to all of you guys.

Genesis Communications Hires Alex Tallitsch as Digital Director
     5-6-15
After an extensive search for a leader to oversee its digital operations, Genesis Communications is pleased to announce that it has hired Alex Tallitsch effective immediately. Alex has a wealth of experience in digital operations. Most recently as the Social Media Coordinator of the Times Square Ball Drop and the as the Digital Director for the Green Bay Packers. Alex will Oversee Sports Talk Florida, (in Central Florida WHOO-AM 1080) and News Talk Florida (WIXC-AM 1060).


New Sound For WMMO      5-6-15
WMMO-FM 98.9 is now known as "Orlando's Classic Hits".   


Happy Birthday!      5-4-15
Celebrating today is WCFB-FM 94.5's Program Director, Michael Saunders


New Weekend Voice At WPCV    5-2-15
Hall Communications announced Nic Allen as the new weekend host at WPCV-FM 97.5. Nic was most recently Program Director at WKXN-FM 95.7 in Alabama.


WPUL Ownership Changes Hands   5-1-15
PSI Communications, LLC has sold WPUL-AM 1590 to
The Julia Cherry Living Revocable Trust. The contract is the cancellation of debt with no cash changing hands.


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