Corey O’Brien is making the move from X96/SLC to Seattle’s 107.7 The End to do mornings and be the station’s Assistant Program Director. O’Brien spent 15 years at X96. Also, Pepper has made the move to the Northwest tip of the USA as The End’s Assistant Music Director and middayer. To accommodate the moves, Red has moved on from mornings at The End. End Program Director Mike Kaplan says of the moves, ”As the evolution of The End continues, I’m looking forward to both Corey and Pepper being part of our next steps. They both come with great amount of skill sets and will help us as we further evolve The End brand.”
Two gigs are available for those interested in them:
1) Music Director/PM Drive at WRXL/Richmond. Send your package to DustinMatthews@clearchannel.com
2) Morning Host KMYZ/Tulsa. Send tour materials to email@example.com
The record world has seen a few shifts this week as Mike and David Jacobs have abandoned their posts at the fledgling Trauma2 and headed back to their former promotion gigs at Fearless Records.
Michael Plen is moving from The Fader Label to INGrooves Fonatana as VP/ Marketing & Promotion. He starts on April 1 after he helps launch the second Matt & Kim single with Fader.
Soundgarden, AWOLNATION, Silversun Pickups, Capital Cities and more play the DC101/Wahington Chili Cook-Off on May 4th at RFK Stadium.
January’s ratings saw Alternative radio do quite well with 20 up, 5 down and 4 flat of those polled. 6+ numbers for the larger markets are below:
KXTE/Las Vegas 2.8-3.4
KRBZ/Kansas City 3.7-3.3
WWMX-FM HD2 (HFS/Baltimore) .7-.7
XTRA/San Diego 2.5-2.4
KBZT/San Diego 2.3-2.6
KPNT/St. Louis 3.0-3.1
KITS/San Francisco 1.4-1.5
KYSR/Los Angeles 2.4-2.5
KROQ/Los Angeles 3.3-3.4