RadioInfo Career Moves. Programming pro Louie Cruz is "going home" to Modesto, California to serve as SVP of programming for iHeartMedia's five-station cluster there that includes: rhythmic oldies KQOD "Mega 100," hot AC KOSO "B93," rock KMRQ "Rock 96.7," and news/talk KFIV "Powertalk."…..At Cox Media Group-owned country WWKA, Orlando "K92.3," "AJ and Ashley Morning Show" co-host Ashley Stegbauer is named music director for the station…..Air personality Doc Medek is exiting CBS RADIO's country WXTU, Philadelphia where he's been co-hosting the morning drive show with Andie Summers for the past six years. Medek has been commuting to the station from Scranton where his wife works. He plans to announce a new career move soon…..AdLarge Media names Yvonne Lacey as vice president, digital sales development for the company's portfolio of streaming and on-demand/podcasting. For the past three years Lacey has been serving with the ad agency TWONIL, LLC.
RadioInfo Tidbits. New York rhythmic CHR WKTU "103.5 KTU The Beat of New York" is announcing the lineup for its June 4 live concert event "KTUphoria" at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater. The iHeartMedia-owned station says its "summer dance party" will feature: Pitbull, Backstreet Boys, Enrique Iglesias, Mike Posner, The Chainsmokers and Bebe Rexha…..SiriusXM partners with country star Kenny Chesney to bring his No Shoes Radio into the company's fold. Chesney says, "We've spent eight years building No Shoes Radio. It's always been a place where I could share songs I love, musicians I find, things on my computer nobody's ever heard – and blur the lines between my records and everything from reggae to rock to bluegrass. To partner with SiriusXM as part of their Artist Driven platform of stations means No Shoes Radio will be able to reach even more people who love songs and music the same way I do. That's awesome."