Here Are The Clear Channel Changes
January 20, 2009 at 6:26 PM (PT)
If you have been affected by the CLEAR CHANNEL restructuring, please, send your information including name, position, station/market, phone/e-mail contact info to NET NEWS Editors PAT GILLEN (email@example.com), JEFF SILBERMAN (firstname.lastname@example.org), or any ALL ACCESS format editor, and we will get it listed here, and in our Industry Directory as well.
Here Are Some Folks Who Are Now Looking For Work
SVP/News/Talk/Sports GABE HOBBS is looking for work after nearly 25 years. Reach him at (813) 610-4765, email@example.com.
Leaving the PREMIERE RADIO NETWORKS hierarchy is well-respected SVP/Public Relations AMIR FORESTER. Reach out to her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rhythmic AC KHHT (HOT 92.3)/LOS ANGELES PD R-DUB! is out. The talented programmer, who is also the creator and host of the syndicated shows SUNDAY NITE SLOW JAMS, was jumping on a plane to RIO DE JANIERO after getting word. R-DUB! can be reached at email@example.com. Look for R-DUB!'s syndicated SLOW JAMS show will continue, business as usual.
Hot AC KBIG/LOS ANGELES OM/PD "CHACHI" DAVE DENES leaves the building. Find him at (818) 434-9962.
Smooth Jazz WNUA/CHICAGO 9a-2p CT host RICK O'DELL has exited after almost 20 years at the station, according to the CHICAGO TRIBUNE.
Smooth Jazz KKSF/SAN FRANCISCO PD KEN JONES has exited.
Classic Hits KQQL (KOOL 108)/MINNEAPOLIS PD DEREK MORAN exits. My resume and airchecks can be viewed and heard here; reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 803-9053.
ALL ACCESS has also heard that KKRZ/PORTLAND PD BRIAN BRIDGMAN has left that building. Find him at (503) 974-9747.
CC/PORTLAND, OR Online PD DAVE OSBORNE exits after 13 years with the company, handling five stations in the cluster, and working on interactive projects for CLEAR CHANNEL's national network and some even bigger projects for stations like KIIS/L.A. and WHTZ/NEW YORK. Reach DAVE at email@example.com or (503) 244-8274.
Talk WGST-A/ATLANTA PD RANDALL BLOOMQUIST is out. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
WKCI/NEW HAVEN PD/mornings CHAZ KELLY is out after 5 1/2 years. She previously worked as APD/afternoons CLEAR CHANNEL/HARTFORD for RADIO 104, as well as many other years in radio in various markets for various companies including CLEAR CHANNEL, COX and CBS. Reach out to her at email@example.com.
CC/FT. MYERS-PUNTA GORDA, FL OM LOUIS KAPLAN exits. Find LOU at (239) 362-2202 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CC/ALBUQUERQUE OM BILL MAY exits (Smooth Jazz KABQ, Country KBQI, Hot AC KPEK, Urban AC KYSU, and Alternative KTEG. Reach out to him at http://WBMBill@aol.com or (505) 239-3959.
More folks who have been downsized can be found here.