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May 2019


Happy Birthday!    5-1-19
Buddy Pittman celebrates number 67 today. Also blowing out the candles today is WROD-AM 1340/FM 104.7's Frank Scott as well as
Chuck Agostinelli former producer for Gene Burns at WKIS-AM 740. Happy birthday to you all!

Great Place To "Talk" About  Radio       5-7-19
The world's largest broadcast discussion website, www.RadioDiscussions.com has been purchased from Streamline Publishing by Dr. Frank Berry. Frank is a retired radio and television engineer who worked in the Central Florida and Tampa/St. Petersburg markets for many years. He was the Chief Engineer for many stations including:  WGTO-AM 540, WVFM-FM 94.1, WONN-AM 1230, WQPD-AM 1430, WPCV-FM 97.5 and WQYK-FM/AM. Frank currently lives in Midland, Michigan.

You Can Go Home Again      5-7-19
President and General manager of WMFE-FM 90.7, LaFontaine E. Oliver announced he will be leaving to take the same position at WYPR-FM in Baltimore, MD. Oliver came to Orlando from Baltimore in 2013.  

Happy Birthday      5-8-18
Celebrating on Friday will be former  WHNR-AM 1360 Account Executive,
Von Rommell Fernandes, as well as WMFQ-FM 92.9 morning co-host Bill Barr and on Saturday Rick Brady will blow out the candles.   

Mathew Malone Named PD       5-16-19
Entercom has announced the appointment of Matthew Malone to the role of Program Director for WQMP-FM 101.9 "FM 101.9". 

The Latest Ratings Are In       5-20-19
The Orlando PPM ratings are in. See them here.

SOLD: WWAB        5-21-19
Ferris Waller (Walco Enterprises) has closed on the sale of Lakeland radio station WWAB-AM 1330. The sale price was $130,000 for the station that currently plays Gospel and R & B. Waller currently owns WHNR-AM 1360  and WKFL-AM 1170.

Happy Birthday!          5-22-19
Happy birthday today to Shannon Burke, to J.J. Duling on Saturday and happy anniversary to WDBO-AM 580 on their 95th year on the air as of Saturday. 


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