Industry News Bits 2-8-16

news-iconAmy Austin joins KVNE/Tyler for evenings. She was previously with KNUE/Tyler…

WQME/Anderson adopts the new name “98-7 The Song” for on air imaging. WQME PD Kurt Wallace says the on air line up includes Penny with Keep the Faith middays, Amanda Carroll afternoon drive, Nightlight with Andrea evenings, and Wallace & Company in mornings with well known weather guy Paul Poteet. Cumulus previously operated WISG/Indianapolis “93-9 The Song” sold the station and dropped CCM years ago. Wallace says they are already finding people who realize it’s back and it’s become their station again…

Salem announces “Bill Bennett’s Morning in America” will end Monday, April 4th.  Bill will maintain his presence in the morning by shifting to Senior Correspondent, producing a daily “Making America Work” series, where he will interview some of America’s most successful business owners and entrepreneurs.  Hugh Hewitt will move from his current 6pm-9pm ET time slot to the morning slot of 6am-9am ET vacated by Bennett.  A replacement for Hewitt will be announced soon by SRN…

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