Allwood Appointed Promotions Director at CMG Atlanta. Promotions pro Amanda Allwood is heading to Atlanta to serve as promotions director for Cox Media Group's cluster there. Allwood will oversee promotions and event marketing for adult contemporary WSB-FM "B98.5," classic hits WSRV "97.1 The River," urban contemporary WALR "Kiss 104.1 FM" and news/talk WSB-AM/WSBB-FM. Allwood was most recently with SiriusXM in New York as senior manager of promotions and event marketing. She's also worked in promotions for CBS RADIO in Tampa and CMG in Tampa and Orlando. CMG programmer Chris Eagan says, "Amanda has the critical eye that we need to take our events and promotions efforts to the next level. She understands how crucial it is to integrate sales, programming and digital into one superpower to make these radio brands sparkle!"
Alpha Media Ups Mia Amini to APD in Savannah. Midday personality Mia Amini is promoted to assistant program director at Alpha Media's CHR WXYY, Savannah-Hilton Head "Y100." Amini has held various programming and on-air roles over the past 10 years at stations including KKCT, Bismarck; KYYY, Bismarck; WJFX, Fort Wayne; and KLTA, Fargo. Since June 2014, she has served as the music director for "Y100." Alpha Media Savannah-Hilton Head market manager Gigi South says, "Mia makes a positive impact on everyone she meets. Her enthusiasm and commitment to the local community is contagious! Go Mia!!"