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Friday, February 5, 2016

Moonves Takes Over CBS Corp. Executive Chairman Position

Thursday, February 4, 2016
Feb 4th 2016, 14:38, by radioinfo
cbslogoLes Moonves Takes Over CBS Corp. Executive Chairman Position.  With Sumner Redstone's advanced age and recent public scrutiny about his health, it was likely his rule over CBS Corp. as executive chairman was soon to change, and that has happened.  Redstone gave up his executive chairman post on February 3.  A unanimous vote by the CBS board made president and CEO Les Moonves the new executive chairman.
More RadioInfo Career Moves.  A talent shuffle at Ryman Hospitality-owned heritage country stationKellyODay16 WSM-AM, Nashville results in a new afternoon drive program featuring Nan Kelley (left) and Devon O'Day (right).  The station calls "Nashville Today" a "lifestyle and entertainment show" that "will provide listeners with an appealing and informative look at all things Nashville, connecting them with the great vibe and energetic lifestyle that is Music City."  PM driver Mike Terry moves to middays and Frank Seres exits middays but remains with the company in other capacities…..Pamal Broadcasting parts ways with "Night Rhythms" host Kathy Millar.  She hosted the evening program on adult contemporary WHUD, Peekskill, New York (Hudson Valley market)…..Changes at Vox Communications' Burlington, Vermont stations take place as CHR WXZO "Planet 96.7" PD and morning host Slater, a.k.a. Mike Wheaton, moves to sister hot AC WEZF "Star 92.9" to be PD, music director and early afternoon host.  Stevie Beats, a.k.a. Steve Bassett, is the new PD at WXZO as the station brings Premiere Networks-syndicated Elvis Duran back for AM drive.  WEZF's Jennifer Foxx moves from early afternoons to the 10:00 am to 12:00 noon air shift.
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