Entercom Promotes Chase Daniels to Madison OM. Programmer Chase Daniels is moving from Entercom's Indianapolis operations where he's been programming AC WNTR "107-9 The Mix" to the company's Madison, Wisconsin cluster to serve as operations manager for hot AC WMHX "Mix 105.1," triple A WMMM "105-5 Triple M," and classic hits WOLX, effective August 15. Daniels comments "I'd like to thank Jennifer Skjodt and JR Ammons, who not only helped me in my career here, but were also supporters of this decision. I'd like to also thank Chuck Sullivan and Brian Kelly for making this a smooth transition and for the opportunity."
Riley Named Director of Sales for AGM Albuquerque-Santa Fe. Sales pro Josh Riley is hired by American General Media to serve as the director of sales for the company's Albuquerque-Santa Fe cluster. Riley comes to AGM from his most recent position with El Dorado Broadcasters' Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo markets serving as general sales manager. Prior to his time with El Dorado Broadcasters, Riley spent four years in sales and management with Wilks Broadcast Group's Fresno stations.
'The Sound 100.3FM' to Air LA Rams Games. The newly relocated Los Angeles Rams are announcing their radio partners for the next several seasons and ESPN O&O KSPN will serve as the flagship station for the NFL club's play-by-play broadcasts. However, Entercom's classic rock KSWD "The Sound 100.3FM" will serve as the team's official FM home. KSWD will also "create exclusive Rams programming, including regular segments on the popular 'Mark in the Morning' show." KSWD VP/GM Peter Burton says, "We are excited to be welcoming the Los Angeles Rams to their official new FM home at '100.3 The Sound.' Along with our terrific partners at ESPN, we look forward to delivering excellent game-day coverage to Rams fans throughout Southern California."
Michael Harrison and Dr. Joy Browne Discuss Emotional Consequences of the Internet and These High-Pressure Times. In the new installment of the award-winning PodcastOne hit series "Up Close and Far Out with Michael Harrison," legendary radio psychologist Dr. Joy Browne of Genesis Communications Network makes a return appearance with host Michael Harrison to talk about the digital era's possible contribution to society's seemingly heightened level of stress and emotional discomfort. Does the combination of lowered inhibitions, instantaneous information and rampant negativity brought on by digital era technology contribute to anger, fear and despair? Is the Internet generating a gigantic negative feedback loop? To listen to the entire podcast please click here or click on the "Up Close and Far Out" player box located in the right-hand column on every page of Talkers.com and RadioInfo.com.