Lincoln Financial Media has hired Dan Austin as Director of Sales for its three San Diego stations, including “New Country 97” KSON/KSOQ-FM, modern rock “FM 94.9” KBZT and soft AC “Easy 98.1” KIFM. He will begin his new position on November 11.
Austin most recently was Townsquare Media’s market manager in Albany, NY. He has also worked for CBS Radio in Seattle, Citadel Radio in Syracuse, and Clear Channel and Cox Radio stations.
“I've known Dan for years,” Market Manager Rick Jackson says. “He's a proven winner and will fit right in with our team.”
Larry has been accredited by the RAB as a CRMM, Certified Radio Marketing Master. He has been awarded two EAR awards from the San Diego Radio Broadcasters Association, served on the Ad Club Board for 2 years, chaired the Ad Auction & Holiday Christmas party and has received CBS Radio’s President’s Award for Excellence is Radio Sales. If you’d like to contact Larry, he can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Monique Simpao returns to the CBS Radio sales staff. She was previously a KyXy Account Executive from 1996-2008.
The Engineering Department has hired Nisie Teeter. Nisie's experience includes Engineer positions for radio stations in New York City, Washington DC, Boston and several cities in Southern California including CBS Radio Los Angeles.
Heather Rushworth has joined CBS Radio as the Digital Content Coordinator. Prior to CBS, Heather was the Editor-in-Chief of the luxury lifestyle magazine and website Exec Digital. She is also a local comedian who has performed at Hollywood's Second City, the Comedy Store and Seaworld and is currently pursuing her M.A. in Media and Mass Communications at San Diego State University.
Classic Hits veteran Jay Coffey joins BCA Radio’s 105-7 THE WALRUS for middays (9am-2pm) and Assistant Program Director effective October 14th. Jay most recently served as midday air personality for Dial Global’s nationally syndicated Classic Hits format. Prior to that Coffey served as on-air personality at K-EARTH in Los Angeles and KFRC in San Francisco as well as Program Director for KBSG in Seattle.
“I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to work with Norm, Mike and the outstanding team at The Walrus. The station is a proven winner and I look forward to helping Mike achieve greater success. Besides it’s ‘San Diego’ it doesn’t get any better! Definitely a dream job,” says Coffey.
BCA Programming / Operations Manager Mike Shepard commented “Jay’s strong on-air work coupled with his experience and understanding of the Classic Hits format made him the perfect choice for this position. We share the same vision and philosophy for the format and look forward to building on The Walrus’ tremendous success over the past year.”
The Walrus line-up effective October 14th is:
5am-9am Nolan & Kim (John Nolan / Kim Morrison)
9am-2pm Jay Coffey
2pm-7pm Rich “Brother” Robbin
7pm-Mid Tom Ken
KMYI FM Star 94.1 announced that Mario Lopez will join its programming lineup, effective Monday, September 16, 2013. On with Mario Lopez will air weeknights from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. Mario Lopez is a successful actor, author, producer and entertainer with a lifelong love for sports and fitness that began in his hometown of Chula Vista in San Diego County where he was born and raised. On with Mario Lopez will feature interviews with the hottest celebrities, plus news and gossip from Hollywood.
The STAR 94.1 programming lineup will feature:
Jesse Lozano in the Morning from 6-10:00 a.m.
On Air with Ryan Seacrest from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Delana from 2-4:00 p.m.
Haze from 4-8:00 p.m.
On with Mario Lopez from 8:00 p.m. to midnight
"Our goal is to inform and entertain in a way that connects with our listeners and this lineup adjustment helps us accomplish that,” said Program Director Cliff Albert.
Full Weekday-programming Lineup:
5 a.m. – 9 a.m. Chris Merrill
9 a.m. – 12 Noon Rush Limbaugh
12 Noon – 3 p.m. LaDona Harvey
3 p.m. – 7 p.m. Bob “Sully” Sullivan
7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Ground Zero with Clyde Lewis
10 p.m. – 4 a.m. Coast to Coast with George Noory
4 a.m. – 5 a.m. Wall Street Journal This Morning
The San Diego Radio Broadcasters Association would like to welcome new member KPBS.
Picture from left to right:
James Rowten, Corporate Development Manager
Sharon Gorevitz, Account Executive
Joie Parmenter, Account Executive
Linda Rosa, Corporate Sales and Marketing Associate
Robert Lim, Assistant
Annette Fleming, Account Executive
Kirsten Stahl, Account Executive
Tara Kistler, Assistant
Not pictured: Michael Schuerman, Corporate Relationship Associate