Rivers announces retirement from KJR-FM

Bob Rivers has announced his retirement from the morning drive on KJR. His last day on “The Bob Rivers Morning Show” will be Aug. 8, exactly 25 years after the show’s debut on KJR in 1989. Rivers has spent a total of 42 years in radio, 33 of which were spent in the morning drive [...]

WRQX adds new morning show

Sarah Fraser, Ty Bentli and Melanie Glazener are the new morning hosts on WRQX-FM. “The Sarah, Ty and Mel Show” will debut on Wednesday. Fraser comes to the station from WIHT-FM in Washington, D.C., where she had been working on the station’s “The Kane Show.” Bentli formerly hosted mornings at New York’s WNOW-FM (now WBMP), [...]

Jay Dixon named program director at WQHT

Emmis Communications’ WQHT-FM has added Jay Dixon as the program director. He had been serving as an interim program director since March, when Ebro Darden left the position to shift his focus to the morning show. Dixon previously served as a program director for WRKS-FM (now WEPN-FM) in New York. He has been the CEO [...]

WNBM adds T-Storm

Terrence “T-Storm” Battle has been named as a local producer for “The D.L. Hughley Show” at New York’s WNBM-FM. Battle will also be hosting Saturdays from 7 p.m. to midnight as the mix show DJ. He comes to WNBM from CBS Radio’s WNOW-FM, also in New York, where he had served as imaging director until [...]

Midwest Communications adds managerial duties for Steve Cannon, Frank Rush

Steve Cannon has been named brand manager for Midwest Communications’ WDWQ-FM. Cannon takes on this position in addition to his current role as operations manager and brand manager for sister stations WMGI-FM, WBOW-FM and WDKE-FM. Prior stops in his career include WJJK-FM and WFMS-FM in Indianapolis and WTNT-FM in Tallahassee, Florida. Midwest Communications has also [...]