Kleiman Named Executive Director at WYMS, Milwaukee. Non-commercial triple A WYMS, Milwaukee "88Nine Radio Milwaukee" names market digital media and broadcast pro Glenn Kleiman the new executive director of the Radio Milwaukee-operated station. Kleiman takes over for Mary Louise Mussoline, who is stepping down from the post. Radio Milwaukee board president Danae Davis says the station is getting a "special gem in a leader, especially when tasked with replacing an awesome leader. Glenn brings huge talents, an inspiring leadership profile and a love for our business that is unquestionably exciting." Kleiman began his career in broadcast journalism as a reporter and then as managing editor at (then-Journal Communications-owned) WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee, winning four Emmys and a Peabody. He was founder and CEO of Milwaukee digital marketing agency Fullhouse, which he sold in 2012. He's been consulting Radio Milwaukee in the digital content space. Kleiman says, "In this age when authenticity is so important, Radio Milwaukee's soul is on display on the air, every day, and that's why our listeners are so passionate about '88Nine.' Radio Milwaukee holds an important place in this city's culture. It will be fun, interesting, challenging – and a privilege – to lead it."
McCarten Upped to OM at iHeartMedia Albany. Rising to operations manager for iHeartMedia's seven-station cluster in Albany is Randy McCarten. He's been serving as program director and air personality for hot AC WRVE "99.5 The River," but will hand the PD gig off to new programmer and afternoon drive personality Terry O'Donnell. iHeartMedia also operates CHR WKKF "Kiss 102.3," classic hits WTRY, classic rock WPYX, sports talk WOFX, news/talk WGY-AM/FM, and country WRVE-HD.