Jagger Named PD at iHeartMedia's Connecticut CHRs. Hit radio programming pro and air personality Jagger is named to the program director position for iHeartMedia's Connecticut CHR outlets – WKSS, Hartford "Kiss 95.7" and WKCI, New Haven "KC101." Jagger moves to Connecticut from his role with iHeartMedia's New York CHR WHTZ "Z100" where he's been music director and from his evening jock role at rhythmic hot AC WKTU. Jagger is also host of the syndicated show, "The Weekend Throwdown with Jagger." About his new gig, Jagger says, "I am thrilled to become a part of iHeartMedia's family in Hartford and New Haven. I am excited to have my name added to the list of legendary program directors at 'Kiss 95.7' and 'KC101.'"
Pete McNair Named PD at Scripps' KICT and KFXJ in Wichita. Rock programmer Pete McNair joins E.W. Scripps' Wichita station group where he'll program the company's rock KICT "T-95" and classic rock KFXJ "104.5 The Fox," effective October 17. McNair comes to Scripps from Lotus Communications' rock KFMA, Tucson "Rock 102.1" where he was APD and music director. Scripps Wichita OM Justin Case says, "Pete has great enthusiasm for rock music, programming and a strong commitment to developing talent. In addition to his solid insights on programming, he is well connected in the rock industry. We welcome his experience with station-produced rock events."
Riehl Upped to Corporate Controller for Beasley Broadcast Group. Rising from her position as business manager at Beasley Media Group's Fayetteville, North Carolina cluster is Robin Riehl. She becomes the corporate controller for the company, effective November 1, based at its headquarters in Naples, Florida. Riehl comments, "The radio business is my passion and I am honored to fulfill my dream of working with Beasley in the corporate office! The Beasley Media Group is my professional home and I remain deeply grateful for my start with Beasley in our outstanding Fayetteville cluster."
Wilson Brothers on 'Jonesy's Jukebox.' The brothers Wilson – actors Owen, Luke and Andrew – were in the KLOS, Los Angeles studios yesterday (10/12) sitting in on the "Jonsey's Jukebox" show hosted by punk legend Steve Jones of The Sex Pistols fame. Jones' two-hour daily show (12:00 noon to 2:00 pm) "encompasses everything from groundbreaking, new music from his personal collection to current topic discussions and guest interviews of all varieties – all with a living room-conversation vibe." Pictured are (from l-r): Andrew Wilson, Luke Wilson, Jones, and Owen Wilson.