WDBO-AM Still Has Magic
The Orlando Magic and Cox
Media have announced a five year extension of their contract. WDBO-AM
ESPN580 will continue to serve as the Magic Radio Network’s flagship
station through the 2017-2018 season. Dennis Neumann provides the play-by-play,
takes on the color analyst duties. WDBO
has been the Magic’s flagship station since 1992.
JVC Media Creates Client
Service Departments 7-2-13
an Ocala native has
been tapped to lead
JVC Broadcasting's newly created Client Service Department. Hallmark will
develop this department for JVC’s brand new Gainesville, Ocala 5 station
radio cluster as the Director of Client Services. “Hallmark will
concentrate building and developing long standing relationships with
clients, agencies and listeners. "This really will become a
department that focuses on making these stations market friendly and
developing that synergy between sales and programming”, said Shane
Reeve, VP and Market Manager for JVC Florida.
Elaina One Of
"The Hottest Women In Radio"
107.1 morning co-host Elaina
has made "The Kaye
List" "Hottest Women in Radio" at number 17. Other
CFLRadio talents that made the list include WPYO-FM
95.3's Estee, who came in
at number 31.
The Hit Kicker Becomes Nash
Cumulus owned WHKR-FM
102.7 has become "Nash 102.7".
Celebrating birth anniversaries
this week include; Ken Dixon celebrates
on Monday. Tuesday's celebrations include Black Crow's Mike
Linn, Rozzie Franco and Shadow will be blowing out
the candles. On Wednesday, Drew Garabo
turns 44. To round out the week on Saturday, Bob
Nyles does the happy dance. Happy birthday to you all!
1550 and WNZF-FM 106.3 has
announced that they will be carrying the Jacksonville Jaguar
games this year.
Melony McKay On The
Midday host at WPOZ-FM
88.3, Melony McKay
has been named the new morning co-host at Kansas City's KJNW-FM
88.5. Melony starts her new gig on July 29. Congratulations
Marconi Radio Award Finalists
The morning show personalities at WPCV-FM
97.5, Roger Todd, Tom
Moran and DJ
thee Trucker have been named Medium Market Personalities of the
Year for the 2013 Marconi Radio Awards. The winners will be
announced on Sep 19 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards being held in
West Volusia Beacon
Reporters Join WSBB-AM 1230/WTJV-AM 1490
Volusia Beacon's Al Everson
can be heard Mondays at 7:45AM on WSBB-AM
1230 in New Smyrna Beach and sister station WTJV-AM
1490 in Deland. Other
members of The Beacon news team are heard on Thursdays.
Everson is no stranger to radio as he is a former News
Director and host of "Radio Free Volusia" at WXVQ-AM
1490 in Deland.
Frank Reed 7-19-13
Congratulations to a good friend of this website, Frank
Reed at KLTY-FM, Dallas on being named a nominee of the Christian
Music Broadcasters, Scott Campbell Industry Achievement Award. The
award is presented to a Christian Broadcaster or associated professional
for outstanding and long-term contributions to the growth of Christian
Music Radio. The awards will be presented at the Momentum conference in
Orlando, Sept. 4th-17th.
Lance Venta at Radio
Insight is reporting Jason
"Buckethead" Bailey former midday host at WTKS-FM
104.1, has joined WZGC-FM 92.9
in Atlanta. “92.9 The Game”
is a CBS Sports station. Jason joins co-hosts Randy Cross and Kristen
Celebrating birthdays this week are Alex
Diaz on Tuesday, KP Manning on
Wednesday, on Thursday, WDBO-FM 96.5
Program Director, Drew
and Taco Bob on Saturday.
Happy birthday fellows!