Showing posts from July, 2015

BCA To Carry AHL San Diego Gulls Games

By Joe Nelson


 – The San Diego Gulls have announced that the American Hockey League (AHL) club has reached a multi-year agreement with Broadcast Company of the Americas to broadcast all of the club’s regular and post-season contests. As the team’s official radio flagship, all San Diego Gulls games, both home and away, will be broadcast on Mighty 1090- AM or ESPN 1700-AM, as well as streamed live at and on the team’s mobile app and website (

Additionally, 15-minute Gulls pre- and post-game shows will accompany all broadcasts and regularly scheduled hockey related programming will be part of Mighty 1090’s lineup. The Coach John Kentera Show (MF; 6pm-9pm) will feature a weekly Gulls update while weekly and monthly interviews with Gulls players, coaches and management will be featured on the Dan Sileo Show (M-F; 6am-9am), the Darren Smith Show (M-F; 12pm-…

Jon St John Reaches 40 Year Mark and Gets Roasted

By Joe Nelson
   Reaching a milestone of 40 years in the same industry is seemingly rare these days. Heck, I am almost at 20 and it seems like an eternity.

Jon St John has just met that mark. 40 years in the voice acting industry. Of course with his time on radio, he has been immortalized as the voice of the Video Game character Duke Nukem, along with a litany of other voices through the years.

   While appearing at SGC in Frisco, Tx, Jon was treated to a roast in his honor.

   Before you watch this roast, I must warn you, there may be more than one expletive spoken.

Congratulations Jon!
Proud to be your friend.

SanDiegoRadio Meets Mo'Kelly

By Joe Nelson
   During Comic-Con, was invited to spend some time with a talk show host from another market.
Producer Tawala Sharp, Joe and Mo'Kelly    KFI's "The Mo'Kelly Show" held two broadcasts Comic-Con weekend from the nearby Hilton Bayfront Hotel and host Morris O'Kelly had several major guests on including William Shatner.
      Thanks for having us, you guys are great!

The Mo'Kelly Show airs Saturday and Sundays from 6-8PM

Check his page HERE

Frankie V Makes a Wicked Sweet Move to Boston

By Joe Nelson

Source: AllAccess
iHEARTMEDIA Top 40/Rhythmic WJMN (JAM'N 94.5)/BOSTON has announced the debut of "THE JAM’N MORNING SHOW WITH FRANKIE & ASHLEE," beginning MONDAY, JULY 27th. FRANKIE VINCI, from iHEARTMEDIA Top 40/MAINSTREAM KHTS (CHANNEL 93.3)/SAN DIEGO, will now join WJMN vet ASHLEE FELDMAN to host mornings.

FRANKIE has been hosting mornings on CHANNEL 93.3 since 2010. He will continue to host mornings with GEENA until further notice. FRANKIE's experience on-air includes roles at KIIS/LOS ANGELES, WKSS/HARTFORD and at sister station WXKS (KISS 108)/BOSTON. FRANKIE was born in BOSTON, raised in FRAMINGHAM, MA and is very active within the community, supporting a number of charities including AFTER SCHOOL ALL STARS, BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF AMERICA, ST. BALDRICKS and RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE.

iHEARTMEDIA BOSTON SVP/Programming DYLAN SPRAGUE commented, "FRANKIE is one of our rising stars in iHEARTMEDIA, and we are thrilled to be able to bring him bac…

Rumors of a Flip

By Joe Nelson

I never just say things for shock value. There is always substantial research done before I post.

   So, I have on numerous occasions in the last week heard rumor of a station flip. Possibly even two. I won't reveal what stations I heard about but just know I am monitoring this very closely and my birdies are talking to me. As we say in the biz... Stay Tuned!


KGB's Big Jon to Emcee Concert at The Lakes

By Joe Nelson

   This weekend, two of's favorite things are coming together into one incredible event.
Saturday, July 18th at 5:00PM, the Santee-Lakeside Rotary Foundation and the Santee Lakes Foundation presents 'Concert at the Lakes' featuring Bella Donna, a tribute to Fleetwood Mac and Stevie Nicks.  Bella Donna's opening act will be Acoustic Blue.
   This is an important fundraiser that helps fund programs to provide financial incentives to high school students as they move on to college along with raising funds to help promote the importance of outdoor recreation, conservation and environmental sustainability at Santee Lakes.
   This fundraiser will be hosted by 101KGB's very own Big Jon, Bob and Coe's morning show producer and fill-in on air personality.  Here's your chance to come out and support these vital Santee charities and see Big Jon in action on the mic.
   Big Jon tells SanDiegoRadio "I'm excited to host Acoustic Bl…

SanDiegoRadio Job Board - Continued

By Joe Nelson

   KFMB Stations is looking for an experienced and dynamic Director of Sales to organize and direct national and local sales efforts for KFMB Radio (100.7 JACK FM and 760 AM). 
   Essential duties and responsibilities include: create, implement and manage inventory management systems to increase station revenue and build market share; develop and create sales opportunities with effective pricing and packaging strategies for the stations; develop and implement cross-platform sales opportunities with web, mobile, digital and television properties; provide strong leadership with local account executives (AEs) and oversee all aspects of the sales process; work closely with the NSM, National Rep. firm, Team Managers and National AEs to increase revenue and share from National accounts; and work with Programming and Finance departments to identify opportunities for syndicated and local programming acquisitions and initiatives. 
   Additional duties include: manag…

SanDiegoRadio Job Board

By Joe Nelson

   KFMB radio, (100.7 JACK-FM and KFMB-AM Talk Radio 760) is searching for a part-time Promotions Assistant. We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic individual who can work 16-25 hours per week.  
   Hours are flexible, but this position requires the ability to work weekends and occasionally holidays. Position also requires the ability to drive to/from remote locations. Candidates must possess a current valid driver's license and must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. No phone calls please.  
   Interested candidates should submit their resume via e-mail to  If no e-mail access, mail resume to KFMB Stations, Human Resources, 7677 Engineer Road, San Diego, CA, 92111.

KFMB Radio VP/GM Gina Landau announces Retirement

By Joe Nelson

For Immediate Release:

   After a 35 year run in San Diego media, Gina Landau has announced her plans to retire from the radio industry and her current position at the KFMB Stations.
   Landau spent her entire radio career in America’s Finest City, starting at Lotus Communications (KFSD-FM).From there she moved to the Wise Communications and then to the legendary KKLQ (Q-106), serving as an AE for seven years.In 1995 Landau was named LSM of KFMB-FM when it was Star 100.7 (now 100.7 Jack FM) and in 2007, stepped into her current role of V.P./G.M. of the KFMB Radio Stations.
   While at KFMB, Landau was always on the move, her influence on the San Diego radio landscape resulted in many memorable promotions such as the now infamous "Whirl till you Hurl” in 1998.Landau is credited with restoring balance to San Diego radio when she announced the return of the ‘Dave, Shelly, & Chainsaw’ show after a seven month absence from the local airwaves in 2010.In addition, Landau …

Entercom Reaches Agreement

By Joe Nelson
Entercom Reaches Agreement with U.S. Department of Justice to Approve Lincoln Financial Media AcquisitionEntercom To Exchange Four Stations in Denver with Bonneville International Corporation for KSWD-FM in Los Angeles July 14, 2015 05:57 PM Eastern Daylight Time BALA CYNWYD, Pa.--()--Entercom Communications Corp. (“Entercom” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ETM) announced today: An agreement with Bonneville International Corporation (“Bonneville”) to exchange four stations in Denver for KSWD-FM (The Sound) in Los AngelesTime brokerage agreements (“TBA”) that will allow Bonneville and Entercom to operate the exchanged stations immediately upon the closing of the Lincoln Financial Media acquisition (“LFM”)A settlement with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) related to the Company’s previously announced acquisition of LFMAn expectation that the closing of the LFM acquisition and commencement of the Bonneville-Entercom TBAs will take place wi…


By Joe Nelson

Thanks to my media partner Tom Taylor for this release.

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) announced the finalists for the 2015 NAB Marconi Radio Awards, honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. The winners will be announced October 1 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show, sponsored by HD Radio and held during the 2015 Radio Show in Atlanta.

KYW-AM Philadelphia, PA
WBLS-FM New York, NY
WHIO-AM Dayton, OH
WTMX-FM Chicago, IL
Elvis Duran, Premiere Networks
Steve Harvey, Premiere Networks
Dan Patrick, Premiere Networks
Ryan Seacrest, Premiere Networks
Rickey Smiley, Radio One/REACH Media
Carter Alan, WZLX-FM Boston, MA
Eric & Kathy, WTMX-FM Chicago, IL
Felger & Massarotti, WBZ-FM Boston, MA
Hal Jay, WBAP-AM Dallas, TX
Jenn Ryan & Bill Tafrow, WBEB-FM Philadelphia, PA

SanDiegoRadio Job Board - Continued

By Joe Nelson

Account Executive job listing for station websites

Listing #1  Local Media San Diego is seeking an Account Executive with extensive account service
experience in automotive advertising.​ The candidate is knowledgeable about the car
business and able to communicate with dealers on their level.​ You should
also have working knowledge and experience on how to help increase sales and
market share for your dealer clients.​ Strong consideration for those with marketing and
advertising experience in other areas outside of automotive will be made. 
Must be able to conceptualize and create f Automotive Advertising Campaigns. 
Someone with good marketing skills and media savvy capable of providing the right
creative strategy; able to use your understanding of market share and competitive
analysis to determine the strongest marketing and media plans.​ You must be a self-
directed leader. Minimum three years media sales experience with auto dealers/groups.​ To apply, send cover letter an…

Latest Ratings

By Joe Nelson

San Diego (#17)
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