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WIRK, West Palm Beach Adds ‘Brooke & Jubal’ to Program Schedule

Monday, August 1, 2016
Aug 1st 2016, 14:07, by radioinfo
WIRK, West Palm Beach Adds 'Brooke & Jubal' to Program Schedule.  A week after reporting that morning personality Tim "Tiny" Burger exited the station for a yet-to-be-announced opportunity, Alpha wirkMedia's WIRK, West Palm Beach becomes the first country outlet to add the syndicated 'Brooke & Jubal' show to its programming roster.  Current morning personality Chelsea Taylor stays on to provide hourly local content.  Alpha Media EVP of programming Scott Mahalick comments, "We are honored to have them join our Palm Beach cluster of amazing talent and excited to be the pioneers of introducing 'Brooke & Jubal' to the country format."  The program, starring Brooke Fox and Jubal Flagg, is based at Hubbard Radio's CHR KQMV, Seattle.
Ron Miller Named PD at Beasley's Rock WRXK, Fort Myers/Naples.  Florida native Ron Miller is named program director at Beasley Media Group's rock WRXK, Fort Myers/Naples "96K-ROCK."  He'll alsomillerron host the midday show as Ron Way.  Miller grew up in the Bradenton/Sarasota are and from the age of 15 was part of the Florida music scene, drumming in some of the area's most popular bands.  Beasley SWFL operations manager Adam Star says, "Ron is back in Florida and he's here to stay!  It's time to add Ron as a new member of the Beasley Media Group family, right here near his home in Southwest Florida.  Ron will be a star in the PD role but we also we want to get this talented man on the air!"
More RadioInfo Career Moves.  Returning to the afternoon drive slot on Bonneville's country KYGO, Denver is Paul Donovan.  He moves from the overnight slot, taking over for the recently departed Brian Hatfield…..Changes at Midwest Communications-owned hot AC KELO-FM, Sioux Falls, South Dakota as Rob Poulin, a.k.a. Brother Rob, joins the station as afternoon personality and brand manager.  He comes from the company's WJXA, Nashville.  Also at KELO-FM, air personality Ryan Kelly moves to the midday slot and morning personality Andy Harris is named assistant brand manager…..Morning drive personality Harry O leaves his role with hot AC KLSS, Mason City, Iowa after 31 years on the air in the market to pursue other interests.
WXRT, Chicago Personality Leslie Witt Dead at 63.  Radio pro Leslie Witt had been a part of the triple A WXRT, Chicago air staff for many of the past 40 years.  Witt had been serving as weekend morning host at the station.  She died on July 17 after a battle with ovarian cancer.
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