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December 2020

Clark Howard Calls It Quits
Clark Howard the "Consumer Warrior" will be hanging up his head phones. Howard told the Atlanta Journal Constitution; "when it stopped being fun, and while he enjoyed being on the air, all the work surrounding the show was getting to be too much." Howard was heard on WWJB-AM 1450, WELE-AM 1380, WSKY-FM 97.3WOCA-AM 1370 and WDBO-AM 580.

Dickerman, The Latest Casualty       12-4-20
(Brian) Dickerman is the latest casualty at  iHeart media. Dickerman has been with Clear Channel/iHeart Media for the past 30 years in many capacities. Dickerman worked at WXXL-FM 106.7, WJRR-FM 101.1, WMGF-FM 107.7, WRUM-FM 100.3, WTKS-FM 104.1, WFLA-AM 540/93.1 and 

Magic Basketball Flagship      12-4-20
WYGM-AM 740/96.9 FM will be the flagship for the Orlando Magic. The first game is on Dec 11. 

Joe Pags Joins WNDB      12-4-20
WNDB-AM 1150/93.5 FM has added the syndicated Joe Pags to the evening lineup.  

SOLD: WQXM       12-8-20
WQXM-AM 1460/103.9 FM has been sold by Florida Broadcasting Media, LLC to DRC Broadcasting, Inc. The reported price is $550,000.  

J Mac Allen Passes      12-9-20
Former WHOO-AM 990 morning man Mac Allen passed peacefully on Monday, Nov. 30th after a brief illness. In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family requests that donations in Macís name be made to the Nashville Rescue Mission. Mac studied Radio, TV and Film at the University of Miami. Broadcast career spanned 30 years.

Happy Birthday!       12-9-20       
We want to wish a very happy birthday on Friday, to a good friend of this website, Frank Reed. Frank is an award winning radio personality as well as an author.

John Torrado Passes      12-11-20
Thanks to Leo Vargas for letting us know of the passing of Jesus "John" Torrado (founder/owner of J&V Communications Inc., who owned/managed WPRD-AM 1440, WOTS-AM 1220, WSDO-AM 1400, WTJV-AM 1490 and WUNA-AM 1480) passed away on Tuesday, December 8th. Jesus "John" Torrado was born on May 27, 1941 and passed away on December 8, 2020 and is under the care of Deltona Memorial Funeral Home.
In Memory

Movin' On Up            12-23-20
Orlando has moved up 1 place in the PPM markets. Now Orlando is #29.

December Ratings       12-24-20
The 2020 final ratings are in for Orlando. See them here.

Happy Birthdays     12-28-20
Brenda Matthews
celebrates on today, Mark Logas eats the cake on Tuesday. Dave Edwards aka Dave Martin celebrates on Thursday and Reagan Smith celebrates on Friday. Happy birthday to all of you!


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