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November 2014


Happy Birthday!     11-2-14
Here's a happy birthday wish to Kevin Baldinger who celebrates on Tuesday.

Election Night Coverage     11-4-14 

Mark Logas will be anchoring the WFLF-AM 540/102.5 FM Election Night Coverage on November 4th. Bud Hedinger will kick off Election Day coverage on the new sound of "BHL" with analysis and Deborah Roberts’s news in the morning. Election night coverage begins at 7PM and runs through 11PM. Former Congressman Dave Weldon and community activist Lawanna Gelzer will join Mark in the studio. Alan Spector and Tom Benson will be reporting from the field. Bud Hedinger will have live reports during the

evening sharing analysis and show prep for the morning after the election on BHL. Phyllis Schlafly will also be joining the coverage with a live phone interview.

On WNDB-AM 1150/93.5 FM Marc Bernier will anchor coverage beginning at 7PM.

"Goliath Radio", WELE-AM 1380 will have coverage for Volusia and Flagler counties beginning at 7PM.

WDBO-FM 96.5 will begin coverage during the Evening News broadcast at 6PM, with full coverage beginning at 7PM.

McKenzie Re-ups With Mix 105.1     11-5-14
   
WOMX-FM 105.1 Program Director, Bobby Smith, has announced that Scott McKenzie and CBS Radio have come to terms on a new multi-year contract. Scott has been with the station for 24 years.

In Memory...    11-6-14

The dean of Orlando television anchors, Ben Aycrigg who got his start at WDBO-AM 580 in 1944 died at age 88.
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Christopher J. Mordenga aka Chris Morgan during his radio career has passed. Chris worked at both WDVH-AM 980 and WKKO-AM 860 in Central Florida passed on Oct 8.  
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The developer of The Villages and WVLG-AM 640, Gary Morse died on Oct 29. 
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The Costa Report Joins Line-up    11-7-14
   
Genesis Communications Radio and Digital Group, in conjunction with WWBA-AM 820 News and WAMT-AM 1190 News, announced today in a partnership with The Costa  Group, the addition of "The Costa Report" with Rebecca Costa, to its program lineup. The popular weekly news program is now airing in Tampa every Sunday from 6AM to 8AM on WWBA and on Saturday's from 10 AM to Noon on WAMT-AM 1190 in Orlando.

Happy Birthday!    11-7-14 
We'd like to wish
Pat Flannagan former WDBO-AM 580 "Nightline" host, a very happy birthday on Sat. 

Happy Birthday!    11-11-14
...to Stevie DeMann Cox Media Group Operations Manager celebrating today.

Christmas Is Coming? It's here Already     11-12-14
WLRQ-FM 99.3 is the first Central Florida station to play Christmas music this year. 
 

Happy Birthday!       11-18-14
Celebrating tomorrow; former WTKS-FM 104.1/
WYGM-AM 740 alumni Oddo and Paul Walker of Walker Broadcasting.

New Afternoon Drive Personality At K92       11-21-14
  
Happening December 4, J.R. Jaus will take over the afternoon drive at WWKA-FM 92.3. Drew Bland moves to middays and Jason (Gellhause) shifts to evenings.

Sutton Raising Awareness For Homeless       11-25-14

WYGM-AM 740's Kevin Sutton has been camping outside a Best Buy near the Florida Mall almost two weeks now,  to raise awareness for the plight of the homeless. Sutton plans to live like a homeless person for 15 days. 

Happy Birthday!       11-25-14 
The Commodore, Jim Philips celebrates number 67 today! Tomorrow, Patrick "Tuddle" Fowler, WTKS-FM 104.1 alumni, celebrates his 35th.

Throwback Hip-Hop and R&B Comes to Orlando       11-26-14
WCFB-FM 94.5 Program Director, Michael Saunders has told All Access; 
"We tweaked, Star has been a ratings and community leader in Central Florida. Today is such an exciting day for Star 94.5 and our team.  This evolution will help continue Star's dominance in the Urban and overall market.  We're staying true to who we are while updating the format." "The Tom Joyner Show" has been dropped from the schedule.

WFIT To Air Alice's Restaurant and Bob Dylan       11-26-14

On Thanksgiving Day from 10AM to 1PM, WFIT-FM 89.5 will play a “new updated version of the song.” According to WFIT, “Arlo will tell us what the Guthrie’s ‘really do’ on Thanksgiving.”  Following at 1PM WFIT will air a radio special Bob Dylan and the Band: The Complete Basement Tapes featuring music and interviews with the Band’s Garth Hudson, writers Greil Marcus & Anthony DeCurtis and producer Steve Berkowtiz.

Christmas Music Update       11-27-14
If you're looking for Christmas music on the radio,
WLRQ-FM 99.3 was the first this year. WMGF-FM 107.7 has begun to play all Christmas today and WPOZ-FM 88.3 begins tomorrow.     

Happy Birthday!       11-28-14
Celebrating birthdays this weekend are; from WXXL-FM 106.7's
"Johnny's House with Laura and Brian", Johnny Magic on Saturday and on Sunday WNDB-AM 1150/93.5 FM's Marc Bernier. Both of these gentlemen have been on the Central Florida air for over twenty years. 


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