Saturday, December 13, 2014

No Holiday From Radio RIFs

Michael Main
In San Antonio...The iHeartMedia Christmas-month cuts seem to be mounting. Several from WOAI-AM’s news team are the latest casualties.

Leading the layoffs was  staple Michael Main, a solid news journalist and managing editor who’s been with WOAI for nearly 30 years. He was let go Friday morning, according to

According to a radio insider, anchor/reporter Berit Mason and multimedia journalist Stephanie Narvaez were cut from WOAI as well.

In Tampa...Beasley Broadcasting, new owner of Country WQYK 99.5 FM, is making some changes.

Included is the dismissal of market veteran Steve Austin.  He vacates the PM drive shift after 16-years at the station.

In Mobile...WABD-FM/Mobile Program Director and afternoon host Scott Adams exits the Cumulus CHR outlet. He previously served as morning co-host at Cumulus CHR KHCZ-FM (Z-95.7)/Kansas City before its flip to Rhythmic CHR as "95.7 The Vibe" in 2005.

In NYC...Fitz has exited his post as Production Director for Cumulus HotAC WPLJ's "The Todd Show." Previously, Fitz made stops at Modern Rock WRMR/Jacksonville-Wilmington-New Bern, NC as MD/afternoon drive host and CBS Radio for 5 years in various programming roles.

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