Brooke Taylor New Afternoon Personality at 'BIG 95.5' Chicago. Air personality Brooke Taylor takes over the afternoon drive show at iHeartMedia's country WEBG, Chicago "BIG 95.5," effective October 17. Taylor – who'd worked for Radio Disney and the Disney Channel before returning to Indiana – most recently was midday jock and APD at Adams Radio Group's country WBTU, Fort Wayne. WEBG program director Steve Stewart states, "Brooke Taylor will bring great energy to the team and will make an authentic connection to the audience. We're so excited to see the impact she will have on the Chicagoland community."
Dayton Kane Exits Country WKTI, Milwaukee. Program manager and midday personality Dayton Kane leaves his position at E.W. Scripps-owned country WKTI, Milwaukee "94-5 KTI COUNTRY." The station reports that a search for his successor is underway and that station director of marketing & innovation J. Pat Miller will serve as interim program director.
More RadioInfo Career Moves. At the iHeartMedia Chicago station group, Terrence "T-Storm" Battle exits his creative services director position after two years on the job…..John W. Pirkle-owned alternative rocker WNFZ, Knoxville "94Z" announces its new personality lineup. In morning are "Griz, Mitch & Tory" – Scott "Griz" McCurry, Mitch Wheeler, and Tory Flenniken. Brian "Shoe" Shoesmith is the new midday personality, Stryker is in for afternoon drive and Oz is the night jock…..Operations manager Brian Rickman exits his post with Townsquare Media's Tyler-Longview, Texas cluster that includes country KNUE, hot AC KTYL, classic rock KKTX, and urban AC KISX.