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March, 2017

March 22 - KLGR’s Dustin Hoffman Honored with The Doan Award

March 20 - Alpha Media’s Valerie Sickles Honored by Radio Ink

March 20 - Alpha Media, Topeka Raises Over $90,000 for St. Jude

March 13 - Alpha Media, Portland Announces Sean Demery as PD of 101.9 KINK FM

March 13 - Fredericksburg’s WFLS-FM Raises Over $138,000 for St. Jude

March 10 - Amarillo’s KGNC-FM Raises Over $50,000 for St. Jude

March 8 - Greenville’s WRNS Raises $168,145 with Country Cares for St. Jude Radiothon

March 1 - Alpha Media Receives Multiple 2017 CRS/Country Aircheck Awards

February, 2017

February 27 - Greenville’s Jim Mantel to be Inducted into Country Radio Hall of Fame

February 24 - Alpha Media, Peoria’s 104.9 The Wolf Raises Over $66,000 for St. Jude

February 24 - 750/102.9 The Game Portland Welcomes “The Irregular Guys” to Afternoons

February 22 - Lubbock’s KLLL-FM Raises Over $100,000 for Children’s Miracle Network

February 21 - 93.9 KIA The Country Moose Raises Over $60,000 for St. Jude

February 7 - Alaska’s K-Bear 104.1 Raises $81,910 for St. Jude

January, 2017

January 31 - FM News 101 KXL’s Lars Larson takes part in the White House’s First “Skype Seats” Press Briefing

January 30 - 101.9 KINK FM’s Sheila Hamilton Honored with Judy Cushing Celebrating Life Award

January 23 - Alpha Media, Moberly-Macon Names Mike Jenkins Market Manager

January 19 - Alpha Media, Peoria On-Air Personalities Brave the Cold to End Homelessness

January 13 - Waukegan-Kenosha’s ESPN Deportes 1220 AM Delivers Over 200 Toys to Local Children

January 12 - Alpha Media, Topeka Assists with Rescue Mission’s 2016 Community Gift Drive

January 9 - Alpha Media, Mason City Raises $13,000 with 19th Annual Polar Bear Swim

January 5 - Alpha Media, Topeka Joins with Wendy’s to “Give Back” for the Holidays

January 4 - Alpha Media, East Texas Delivers Gifts to Seniors

January 4 - Saginaw’s WSGW Raises Over $53,000 for Rescue Ministries

January 3 - Alpha Media, Austin-Albert Lea Holds 9th Annual Feed-A-Family Event

January 3 - Wenatchee’s Country 104.7 Holds 2nd Annual Christmas Wish List

December, 2016

December 29 - Alpha Media, Brookings Raises $70,000 for Project Joy

December 29 - Alaska’s KWHL Raises Over $36,000 with 21st Annual Toys for Tots

December 28 - Alpha Media, Fredericksburg Hosts Toys for Tots

December 28 - Alpha Media, Columbia Adds Rock 99.7

December 27 - Alpha Media, Salina Collects Hundreds of Toys with Christmas for Kids

December 22 - San Jose’s KBAY Becomes Bay FM

December 22 - Alpha Media, Shreveport Hosts Pack the Sack

December 22 - 750/102.9 The Game Becomes Portland’s Home of the Seattle Mariners

December 21 - Alpha Media, Clinton Receives “Exceptional Business of the Month” Award

December 21 - Alpha Media, Fort Dodge Hosts Bikes for Tykes

December 20 - WAVE 104.1 Collects Over 13,000 Pounds of Food with 14th Annual Marathon for Meals

December 16 - 100.9 The Eagle Raises Over $10,000 with 14th Annual “Turkeys or $20”

December 16 - 98.7 The Bull Raises over $180,000 for St. Jude

December 15 - 850 WFTL Supports West Palm Beach Walk to Cure Arthritis

December 12 - 93.3 The Drive Raises Over $600,000 for Children’s Hospital of Illinois

December 9 - Alpha Media, Savannah-Hilton Head Raises Over $35,000 with 4th Annual “Tats for Ta-Tas”

December 8 - Alpha Media, Far East Bay Hosts 3rd Annual Wayne Coy’s Toys Radiothon

December 7 - WIBW’s Kelly Lenz Inducted into Kansas Association of Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame

December 5 - KLGR’s Dustin Hoffmann Receives Two Farm Reporting Awards

December 5 - Alpha Media, North Dallas Hosts 20th Annual Bob Skaggs Memorial Food Drive

December 2 - Alpha Media, Mason City Raises $32,000 for Children’s Miracle Network

December 2 - Alpha Media, Louisville Raises Over $890,000 for Local Children’s Hospital

November, 2016

November 30 - Alpha Media Names Ronnie Stanton VP of Programming

November 22 - 101.9 KINK Raises Over $98,700 for Union Gospel Mission

November 21 - 95.3 KUIC Holds 13th Annual “Hope Begins with a Meal” Radiothon

November 21 - Scott Smith Inducted into Alaska Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame

November 18 - Alpha Media Supports Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

November 17 - Alpha Media, North Dallas Hosts Share the Warmth Coat Drive

November 16 - Alpha Media, Alaska Takes Home Multiple Alaska Broadcaster’s Association Awards

November 8 - Alpha Media, Grays Harbor Raises Over $25,000 with Tee It Up for Tots

November 7 - Alpha Media, Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville Assists in Hurricane Matthew Recovery

November 4 - 95.9 The River and Q. Rock 100.7 Raises Over $17,000 for Variety: The Children’s Charity

November 3 - Alpha Media, Lubbock’s Jay Richardson Named to Radio Ink Best Manager List

November 3 - Canton’s WHBC and Mix 94.1 Sponsors McKinley-Massillon Food Fight

November 1 - Alpha Media, East Texas’ KOYE Helps Raise Over $92,000 for the Children’s Miracle Network

October, 2016

October 31 - KOYE’s Juan Martin Ovalle Awarded Professional of the Year

October 31 - Myrtle Beach’s Energy 92.1 Welcomes Brooke & Jubal to Mornings

October 28 - Alpha Media Announces Strategic Moves in the Portland Market

October 28 - 95 WIIL Rock Raises Money for Veterans with 4th Annual Jeep Rally

October 27 - KBAY Raises $5,000 for the San Jose Walk to End Alzheimer’s

October 25 - San Antonio Holds 9th Annual Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner Radiothon

October 24 - WE 96.3 Welcomes Tino Cochino to Nights

October 18 - Ebro Returns to Portland

October 17 - Alpha Media, Mankato Names Bob Rose Market Manager

October 13 - Alpha Media Supports Hurricane Matthew Recovery Relief

October 10 - Alpha Media, Columbus, NE Raises Over $15,000 for Children’s Miracle Network

October 7 - DJ Bonics Joins WE 96.3

October 4 - Bob 106.9 Co-Hosts Help Raise $115,000 for CASA

October 3 - 107.1 The Monkey’s Valerie Kattz Helps Humane Society Raise Over $140,000

September, 2016

September 30 - Alpha Media, Hagerstown-Chambersburg Names Ed Dorsey Market Manager

September 29 - Alpha Media, Portland Announces Chris Stewart as PD of WE 96-3

September 16 - Throwbacks Come to Peoria

September 15 - Alpha Media, Bluefield Adds G98.7

September 15 - Myrtle Beach’s Star 92.1 Becomes Energy 92.1

September 9 - Alpha Media, Columbia Adds 94.9FM and Paul Finebaum

September 7 - 104.9 The Beat Welcomes Tino Cochino Radio to Nights

September 7 - Alpha Media, Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville Announces Tony Denton as Market Manager

September 6 - KKIQ and KKDV’s Jim Hampton Supports The Taylor Family Foundation

September 6 - Savannah’s G100 Welcomes Brooke & Jubal

August, 2016

August 29 - 95.3 KUIC is now a Golden State Warriors Affiliate

August 26 - 102.3 WXLC Hosts Back to School BBQ for School Supplies

August 25 - Fox 102.3 Enters Partnership with Carolina Panthers

August 24 - KFOR Brings Home 5 Awards from the Nebraska Broadcasters Association

August 23 - Alpha Media, Biloxi Collects Supplies for Louisiana Flood Victims

August 22 - Alpha Media, Topeka Hosts National Night Out Kick Off Party

August 22 - Alpha Media, Topeka Sweeps Kansas Association of Broadcasters Awards

August 19 - Bob 93.3 Completes 2nd Annual Tuition Mission

August 19 - Alpha Media Supports American Red Cross Louisiana Floods Relief Efforts

August 18 - Alpha Media, Canton Helps Raise $158,673 with Wish-A-Thon

August 18 - Alpha Media, Shreveport Hosts Cool Cuts 4 Kids and Princess Polish Event for Back to School

August 16 - Savannah’s Rock 106.1 Becomes Home of Carolina Panthers Football

August 16 - KTSA’s Elizabeth Ruiz Inducted into the San Antonio Radio Hall of Fame

August 12 - Alpha Media, West Palm Beach Takes Home Multiple 2016 FFEA Sunsational Awards

August 10 - 104.1 The Ranch’s Tom Perryman Receives Texas Country Music Hall of Fame Exhibit

August 10 - Columbia’s Q93-5 Welcomes Brooke & Jubal

August 9 - Alpha Media, Peoria Cares for Cops

August 8 - Alpha Media, Shreveport Strengthens Community

August 5 - WCCQ-FM Bossman Raises $9,830 with Hunger Strike

August 4 - Trey Ware to be Inducted into Texas Radio Hall of Fame

August 4 - Louisville’s 102.3 The Max Welcomes Brooke & Jubal

August 3 - Biloxi’s G96.7 Welcomes Brooke & Jubal

August 3 - Alpha Media, Louisville Stuffs the Bus for Supply a Dream Block Party

August 1 - Hip Hop Returns to Portland with 96-3!

July, 2016

July 29 - 103.1 WIRK-FM Welcomes Brooke & Jubal

July 28 - 99.7 DJX Morning Team Named “Best Morning Show for Humor”

July 28 - Alpha Media, Moberly Announces Mark Benkiel as Market Manager

July 27 - Alpha Media Receives Multiple Marconi Nominations

July 26 - Alpha Media, Clinton Names Mike Fell Market Manager

July 22 - Throwbacks Come to Savannah-Hilton Head

July 20 - 104.9 The Wolf Supports Armed Services with Seats for Soldiers

July 18 - 98.7 The Bull to Host Law Enforcement Benefit

July 14 - Lars Larson to Host Law Enforcement Fundraiser

July 13 - Alpha Media, Amarillo Supports Boots vs. Badges Blood Drive

July 12 - KMKT’s Zac Grantham Supports Community with #PrayForDallas Event

July 12 - Alpha Media Announces Regional Directors of Engineering

July 6 - Alpha Media, Peoria’s Energy 102.3 Welcomes Brooke & Jubal

July 6 - Alpha Media Salina Helps Red Cross Through Friendly Competition

June, 2016

June 28 - KYKX 105.7 Receives 2016 Bonner McLane Public Service Award

June 28 - Sheila Hamilton Signs Extension on Multi-Year Deal with 101.9 KINK

June 23 - KSAL-AM Receives Salina Journal Reader’s Choice Awards

June 17 - Y100’s Mia Amini Receives “Best On Air Personality” from the Georgia Association of Broadcasters

June 17 - Alpha Media, Portland Names Kelsey McDaniel Director of Marketing

June 16 - Alpha Media Recognized with Several Missouri Broadcasters Association Awards!

June 13 - Children’s Hospital of Illinois Recognizes 93.3 The Drive’s John Riley

June 6 - Alpha Media, Portland Announces Bruce Collins as Talk OM

June 3 - Fredericksburg’s 93.3 WFLS Named “Favorite Radio Station”!

June 2 - Alpha Media, Savannah-Hilton Head Wins Two Connect Savannah Awards

June 1 - Alpha Media Amarillo Names Robert Mueller Market Manager

May, 2016

May 31 - Alpha Media Names Bill Gentry as Louisville SVP/Market Manager

May 11 - Alpha Media Announces Jon Latzer as Regional Interactive Sales Director!

May 6 - Alpha Media, Fredericksburg Raises Over $1 Million for Local Charities!

May 4 - Energy 102.3 Gets Presidential Recognition for 102 Miles of Energy!

April, 2016

April 29 - Alpha Media, Mason City Brings Home Multiple Awards from the Iowa Broadcast News Association!

April 25 - 105.3/107.7 Kicks Country’s Lori Charles Supports Virginia Tech Remembrance Run!

April 25 - Alpha Media, Watertown Raises $81,073 for 16th Annual Children’s Miracle Network Radiothon!

April 15 - BOB 106.9’s Tim Leary Supports the “Sergeant John Cain Comeback Charity Challenge 5k”!

April 13 - Alpha Media’s 580 WIBW Helps Local Ranches Affected by Kansas Fire

April 13 - Alpha Media, Bluefield, WV Brings Home Multiple “Excellence in Broadcasting Awards”!

April 12 - Lars Larson Ranks #18 on Talkers Heavy Hundred 2016!

March, 2016

March 31 - Live 95.5 Announces Lauren Sessions to Start Nights!

March 17 - 93.3 WFLS Raises $136,089 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital!

March 16 - 98.7 The Bull Announces MoJoe Roberts as Program Director!

February, 2016

February 25 - Alpha Media Closes Purchase of Digity Radio Stations!

February 23 - Alpha Media, San Antonio’s Energy 94.1 Welcomes Brooke & Jubal to Mornings!

February 12 - Alpha Media, Savannah-Hilton Head’s Tim Leary and The Morning Showgram Win “Personality Show of the Year” at CRS 2016!

February 11 - Alpha Media, Peoria’s 104.9 The Wolf Raises $64,881 for St. Jude!

January, 2016

January 28 - Live List Ranks Skype Live Studio #4 in Top Live Stream Music 2015

January 22 - The Portland Timbers Sign Multi-Year Agreement with 750/102.9 The Game!

January 14 - ESPN 103.9 Names Paul Cashin PD and enters into partnership with LA Dodgers and LA Lakers!

January 11 - San Antonio’s KTFM 94.1 Becomes Energy 94.1!

January 7 - Alpha Media, Savannah-Hilton Head Announces Allyson Hillman as Director of Business Development

January 6 - Alpha Media Announces Jessica Taylor As Director of Urban Promotions in Louisville

December, 2015

December 21 - 98.7 The Bull Raises over $211,438 for St Jude Children’s Research Hospital

December 18 - 98.7 The Bull’s Ticket Drone Force Awakens!

December 17 - 2nd Annual “Wayne Coy’s Toys” Radiothon Toy Drive collects over 1200 Toys!

December 16 - Alpha Media, Savannah-Hilton Head Held 3rd Annual “Stuff the Sled” for Toys for Tots!

December 16 - Alpha Media, Peoria’s 93.3 The Drive Raises Over Half a Million Dollars for Children’s Hospital!

December 10 - Alpha Media Announces Valerie Sickles as Corporate Marketing Manager!

December 10 - 750/102.9 The Game signs “Afternoons with Fletcher and Chop” to Multi-Year Deal

November, 2015

November 24 - 93.7 KCLB Signs Revered On-Air Personality Mark Thompson’s “Mark in the Morning” Show Beginning on December 7!

November 24 - The Bald Faced Truth named #1 Sports Radio Show in Portland!

November 24 - Alpha Media, Far East Bay 95.3 KUIC’s 12th Annual “Hope Begins with a Meal” Radiothon!

November 24 - John Canzano signs extension on Multi-year deal with 750/102.9 The Game!

November 16 - Y100’s TC Wins Dancing with the Savannah Stars!

November 13 - Alpha Media, Louisville to rename radio stations for Kosair Children’s Hospital Radiothon

November 12 - Alpha Media, Portland’s Truckload of Coats!

November 12 - Alpha Media, Peoria Announces Matt Marchand as Director of Sales!

November 12 - Alpha Media Portland Stations to Participate in Movember!

November 12 - Sip Northwest Magazine to Partner with Northwest Vine Time!

November 12 - 750 & 102.9 The Game enters into partnership with CBS Sports Radio!

November 12 - 750 & 102.9 The Game Adds Joe Buck to Station’s Line-up!

October, 2015

October 27 - Quinn Echols, KDKS/KBTT Program Director Receives “Game Changer” Award!

October 23 - San Antonio 8th Annual Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner Radiothon!

October 19 - Alpha Media Announces Tommy Carrera As Program Director of KDES!

October 16 - Alpha Media Announces Nicole Wilder As Corporate PR/Social Media Coordinator

October 16 - 102.3 The Max To Hold Their Annual Pinktober 2015 Concert Featuring Rachel Platten And Special Guests Eastern High School Choir

October 16 - Alpha Media Announces Susan Bessire As National Sales Manager Of Texas Markets

October 15 - Alpha Media Welcomes Brady To Live 95.5!

October 13 - James Steele Joins Alpha Media Biloxi-Gulfport’s 107.1 The Monkey!

October 13 - Dayton’s 92.1 WROU Announces Tom Joyner Visit

October 11 - Alpha Media Columbia and WIS-TV Raise $736,000 For The Red Cross To Support Victims Of The South Carolina Floods!

October 9 - Michael Franti To Headline The KINK Acoustic Christmas Show

October 7 - Lars Larson To Host USO Northwest 5 Star Gala

October 7 - KDUT 102.3 Nominated For Station Of The Year!

October 5 - Alpha Media Runs Companywide Donation PSAs For Flood Victims Of South Carolina

October 1 - The Big DM, Hot 103.9/93.9, And The City Of Columbia Present Women’s Empowerment South Carolina

September, 2015

September 23 - Tune In & Win $10,000 On The New Latino 106.3 FM

September 21 - Alpha Media, Fredericksburg Names Ralph Salierno Market Manager

September 17 - Alpha Media, Bakersfield Names Miggy Santos PD Of KLLY-FM/ENERGY 95.3

September 11 - Alpha Media, East Texas Names Matt Ganssle PD Of KYKX

September 11 - Portland’s Own, Joey Harrington To Co-host Afternoon Drive On 750 The Game!

September 10 - 98.5 The BULL Charges Into Palm Springs!

September 2 - Alpha Media Closes Purchase Of Morris Communications Radio Stations

August, 2015

August 28 - Mark “SHARK” Ediss Named Afternoon Drive Host Of Y100

August 28 - B96.5 Welcomes The Rickey Smiley Morning Show

August 26 - Cort Johnson Named APD/Morning Co-Host On 101.9 KINK

August 25 - Alpha Media Names Wes Teska Director, Interactive Design

August 21 - Bob & Tom Wake Up Fredericksburg Beginning August 24th

August 21 - Alpha Media, San Antonio Names Jessica Aguilar Marketing Director

August 18 - Energy 95.3’s Daron “Snacks” Harris Featured On The Cover Of Bakersfield Magazine!

August 17 - Alpha Media To Purchase 2 RR Broadcasting Stations

August 17 - Hunter Hayes to Headline 98.7 The Bull Santa Jam!

August 13 - Alpha Media Columbia’s Q93.5 Racks UP the Awards!

August 12 - Talk legends, Robbins and Markley sign multi-year renewal!

August 7 - Alpha Media, Louisville Names Billy Garland Promotions Director

August 4 - Alpha Media To Purchase Digity Radio Stations

July, 2015

July 29 - Live 95.5’s Brooke & Jubal Donate 500 Flo @ The Fair Concert Tickets!

July 29 - Seattle’s KVI Adds Brian Bushlach’s Business Briefing To Saturday Lineup

July 20 - The Kane Show Energizes Peoria

July 17 - Alpha Media Creative Services Director On National TV!

July 16 - Alpha Media closes purchase of Adelante Media Group Radio stations

July 15 - WOAD Program Director and Morning Show Host receives Announcer of the Year

July 14 - Art Bell returns to the airwaves, Nights on Portland’s award winning KXL

July 10 - Seattle’s KVI adds The Lars Larson show to weekday line up.

July 10 - Alpha Media, Columbia’s Hot 103.9/93.9 is broadcasting live until the Flag comes down!

July 7 - Alpha Media Talent in Magic Mike XXL!

July 1 - KTSA hosts to be inducted into the San Antonio Radio Hall of Fame!

June, 2015

June 29 - Otis named PD and Afternoons on WDJX

June 24 - Alpha Media announces the return of mid-day personality, Courtney Foxx, to MIX95.1!

June 24 - 4 days until Festival en La Plaza con La Invasora! Free Admission!

June 22 - Alpha Media adds Energy to Bakersfield

June 18 - Ball Automotive & 93.7 KCLB are giving away a Recycled Ride!

June 16 - Alpha Media, Portland names Jerome LaChance Director of Sales

June 15 - Thank You For Your Interest

June 11 - Alpha Media, Louisville names Sarah Jordan PD of WXMA

June 9 - Alpha Media announces Tricia Bastida, SVP/Market Manager; Palm Springs

June 9 - Alpha Media sponsors “The Shape of Shreveport” Documentary series & helps raise over $28,000

June 8 - Alpha Media announces Larry Bastida, EVP of Western Region

June 5 - East Texas presents Festival en La Plaza con La Invasora!

June 3 - Alpha Media San Antonio collects donations for Texas flood victims!

May, 2015

May 29 - Alpha Media announces Stefan Brock – Corporate VP, Interactive

May 19 - Chunky, McKinzie & Jake Replace Burned Flags in Vancouver, Washington

May 18 - Alpha Media to purchase Morris Communications Radio Stations

May 15 - Alpha Media closes purchase of Four Lubbock Radio Stations from Wilks Broadcast Group, LLC

May 14 - Alpha Media East Texas Emergency Drive Helps Tornado Victims

May 6 - Chambersburg/Hagerstown To Host 10th Annual Bonanza Extravaganza

May 5 - Jared Aman Named 101.9 KINK Music Director

May 4 - 98.7 The Bull Gets Chunky In The Morning

May 1 - Energy 102.3 Shatters World Record

May 1 - Alpha Media Closes Purchase Of Free Lance-Star Radio And Coast Radio Company Radio Stations

April, 2015

April 29 - Alpha Media, East Texas Holds Annual Big Bass Bonanza 2015

April 29 - Alpha Media To Purchase Adelante Media Group Radio Stations

April 24 - Ben Davis Promoted To OM, Louisville

April 23 - Tony Cortez Named San Antonio’s Best Radio Host

April 23 - Alpha Media Richmond Names Tiffany Brown Promotions Director

April 22 - Live 95.5 Welcomes Brooke And Jubal To Mornings

April 16 - Lars Larson Attends Hold Their Feet To The Fire 2015

April 14 - Alpha Media Closes Purchase Of Access 1 Communications

April 6 - Walk Off The Earth Headline KINK On The Waterfront

April 3 - Joel Krebs Named Local Sales Manager For KXL, KXTG, & KUFO

April 3 - BOB 106.9’s Tim Leary Helps Raise More Than $2000 For The American Diabetes Association

April 3 - Lars Larson Named #19 On Talkers Magazine 2015 Heavy Hundred

April 3 - Savannah Realigns Programming Management

April 3 - San Antonio Holds First “KTSA On Tour” At The Alamo Lounge

April 3 - Corinna Ruiz Won Sales Manager Of The Year

April 3 - Bluefield Wins Personality And Station Of The Year

April 3 - Dayton’s Fly 92.9 Becomes Soft Rock 92.9

April 3 - KTSA Is Now On 107.1 FM

April 3 - Alpha Media Names Amy Leimbach Regional Director Of Business Development

April 3 - 750 The Game Becomes Official Station Of The Portland Thunder

April 3 - Savannah’s Tim Leary Goes Nationwide With The 2020 Country Countdown

April 3 - Live 95.5 Gives Portland A Huggie At Night