On The Move 3-25-17
director of programming and branding is headed to Seattle. He will become
Program Director at Entercom Communications country “100.7 The Wolf”. Drew
came to Orlando in 2014.
WDBO Wins A Gracie
WDBO-FM 96.5 and Cox Media Group-Orlando
radio stations will be honored by the Alliance for Women in Media with
a 2017 Gracie Award at a gala in Beverly Hills in June. A group award
recognizing Estee from Power 95.3 (WPYO-FM
95.3), Ashley from K92.3, Monica May from Star 94.5, Denise Ryan from WMMO,
Joe Kelley from News 96.5 WDBO (as host), and
Laurel Lee from News 96.5 WDBO (as producer) for their roles during our round
table-style coverage of the Pulse terror attack. Laurel
Lee from News 96.5 WDBO also won an individual Gracie Award for her
on-going work as producer of content on Orlando’s Morning News
and in our round table programming during the Pulse terror attack coverage.
Feb PPM Ratings
Orlando February PPM ratings are in. see them here.
On Thursday, WFIT-FM
89.5's Jeanne Kelly
does the birthday dance and on Friday, a member of the Georgia
Radio Hall Of Fame, Dennis
blow out the candles. Happy birthday to both of you!
Congratulations To Peter
CBS radio news man Peter
King is being honored by the Florida Associated Press with the Florida
Associated Press Broadcasters’ LEGACY AWARD. The organization cites
King’s distinguished career and his service as a role model and his
involvement with the AP Broadcasters’ college workshop and more for this
award. He will be honored at the awards ceremony in Orlando on
Saturday, April 8, 2017.
Long time CFLRadio personality Ellis Feaster
celebrates his 55th tomorrow.
New Program Added To Sunday Night On WSBH
98.5 The Beach, WSBH-FM 98.5 is expanding it's
weekend programming, adding "90's PLUS", a new show from the
producer of Westwood One's "The Mike Harvey Show", Bryan
James. "90's PLUS" will air Sunday nights from 7PM-11PM
and stay true to "The Mike Harvey Show" formula of a personality
intensive-request style house party.
Timmy Vee And Cumulus Settle
U.S. Magistrate Judge Karla Spaulding has approved an agreement between
David Vickery aka Timmy Vee, former
personality at WAOA-FM 107.1 and Cumulus
Broadcasting LLC. Vickery brought suit in February
of 2016. Details of the settlement are not available.
Happy Birthday 3-10-17
To a good friend of this site, Don Gould who
celebrates tomorrow Mar 11.
New Vice President Of Sales 3-3-17
Orlando has named Bill Reese as Vice President of Sales, effective immediately.
Reese will be in charge of the sales efforts at stations including: WFLF-AM
540/102.5 FM, WTKS-FM 104.1, WYGM-AM
740/96.9 FM, WJRR-FM 101.1, WLRQ-FM
Former owner of WROD-AM 1340, Tony
Welch (Anthony de Haro Welch), has passed away at the age of 81. Tony purchased the station in 1985
for $1.2 million. Welch sold the station in 1999. In
1985 under Tony's guidance, WROD received the Silver Bell Award from the Ad
Council for Outstanding Public Service Broadcasting. The station is the only one
in the United States to receive the award that year.
Welch accepted the award at a luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York