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Cumulus Moves Rob Roberts to DC; Louie Diaz Heads to Atlanta

Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Nov 16th 2016, 17:51, by radioinfo
Cumulus Moves Rob Roberts to DC; Louie Diaz Heads to Atlanta.  Programmers Rob Roberts and Louierobertsrob Diaz swap markets in new roles with Cumulus Media.  Current hot AC WRQX, Washington program director Diaz heads to Atlanta to serve the cluster as operations manager and to program CHR WWWQ diazlouie"Q100."  At the same time, Roberts leaves the Atlanta cluster and will take on the WRQX program director position as well as the newly created corporate post, vice president/hot AC.  Cumulus Media SVP content & programming Mike McVay states, "We're fortunate to be able to tap the great brains inside of Cumulus programming and apply the theory of 'Highest and Best Use' to their skills and match them with where they can be most effective.  Rob brings a wealth of experience to our corporate programming platform and a fresh set of eyes for WRQX.  Louie has done a great job with WRQX and his fresh vision on 'Q100' will provide even greater upside to an already successful station."
Mike Miller to Program iHeartMedia's 'Z 104.3' in Baltimore.  Programmer and air-talent Mike Miller ismillermike moving from iHeartMedia's Harrisburg, Pennsylvania station group to Baltimore to serve as program director and afternoon personality at the company's CHR WZFT "Z 104.3"  He has been serving in that same role with WHKF "99.3 KISS FM" where he's been since the station debuted in 2001.  He starts at WZFT on December 12.  iHeartMedia Northeast Division EVP of programming Meg Stevens states, "We look forward to having Mike join our Washington, D.C./Baltimore team.  He is an exceptional on-air talent and leader, which makes him the perfect choice to lead 'Z 104.3.'"
Entercom Secures Greg Hill to Long-Term Deal at Rock WAAF, Boston.  Boston rocker WAAF will continue to be the home of the "Hill-Man Morning Show" well into the future with the signing of morning radio hillgregpro Greg Hill to a new, long-term contract.  Hill's morning show is in its 26th year and also features fellow personalities Lyndon Byers, Danielle Murr and producer Rob Stevens.  Hill says the goal of the show has always been to "find that element in any topic that everyone can laugh about.  Our job is to minimize the misery our listeners feel when waking up each morning so they have a good laugh by the time they get to work."  Speaking about his new deal, he adds, "I am honored to work for a company like Entercom that, in this day and age, continues to value the contributions of its employees and was as eager as I was to extend our relationship.  The value they put on personality radio is unique in our industry."
More RadioInfo Career Moves.  At hot AC WQAL, Cleveland "Q104," Jeremiah Widmer joins the morning show with fellow station personalities Jeff Kurkjian and Aly Tanner for the new "Jeremiah and Jeff" show.  Also at the CBS RADIO cluster, Glenn Anderson moves from WQAL to sister adult contemporary WDOK to serve as the afternoon host…..Miami radio personality and well-known DJ Franco "Frankie P" Pagliaro is named the evening host at iHeartMedia's CHR WHYI, Miami "Y100."
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