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All the news we know about Georgia radio | Early April 2024

  • "The Bobby Bones Show" moves to mornings on 94.9 The Bull Atlanta
  • Eastlan Ratings expands into Georgia for its first market -- Albany
  • Keeping up with former Georgia broadcasters Erich West and marc Ryan
  • "Otis" goes from mornings to nites on one station, and PM Drive and APD on another
  • New podcast! Former  Fox 97's morning duo "Randy and Spiff" telling radio war stories!

Former Fox 97 Morning duo- Randy & Spiff

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Former Cox Radio President Bob Neil

The WVLD Valdosta Story-with Ron O'Quinn, Kevin O'Connell, and Bob Raleigh

The Challenges of Small Market Radio-With KJ Allen, Jeff Batten, and Bill Maine

The Story of 94Q's Jazz Flavours with Russ Davis, Fleetwood Gruver, and Don Benson

The GAB Radio Talent Institute 2023 with Madison Gott, Justin Harris, and Massimo Bellow

V-103's 80's & 90s morning stars Mike Roberts and Carol Blackmon

Voiceover stars George Robinson, Randy Reeves, & Jeff Winterson

Long time WKHX PD Neil McGinley & Morning Man Moby in the Morning

Brian Philips, Chief Content Officer/Cumulus-99X, Then & Now

John Asante/Gail Harris-The WRAS Album 88 Story-Pt. 2

Drew Murray/ Jeff Walker-The WRAS Album 88 Story, Pt. 1

Jerry Rogers: Savannah radio icon, owner Quality Rock 105.3 

Dwight Douglas: Burkhart/Douglas & Associates

Laura Starling: Mornings WDEN Macon 

Kaedy Kiely: 96 Rock, Z93, 97.1 The River (Atlanta)

Bear O'Brian: WCGQ, Kiss, Kissin' 99.3 (Columbus)

Don Benson: WQXI AM/FM, Lincoln Financial (Atlanta)

Mara Davis: WZGC, Dave FM (Atlanta)

Mike Roberts: WVEE V103 (Atlanta)

John Lauer: WGST, WPCH, Georgia Radio News Service (Atlanta)

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All photos from both years' events here

Congratulations to The Friends of Georgia Radio Hall of Legends Class of  2023

Carol Blackmon, Rick Caffey, Mark Kanov,

Charles Kinney,  Alan Sneed, and Ken Woodfin

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All the news we know about Georgia radio /  Early June 2024

  • Less than a month to go! Legends nominations due June 30th!
  • Eric VonHaessler gets Sean Hannity's last drive time hour on 95.5 WSB. Hannity moves to nites 
  • The "wheel" spins with a former Star 94 DJ in charge
  • Frank Ski makes beautiful music and hints of a return to the Atlanta airwaves soon
  • Goodbye to Miller Pope, Radio Metter's Jimmy Page, and  former WEAS personality Tex Lowther
  • FoGRPod Podcast #25 with WCLK GM Wendy Williams and PD David Linton now available here

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WCLK's GM Wendy Williams and PD David Linton

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Former Fox 97 Morning duo Randy & Spiff

Part 1 and Part 2

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Former Cox Radio President Bob Neil

The WVLD Valdosta Story-with Ron O'Quinn, Kevin O'Connell, and Bob Raleigh

The Challenges of Small Market Radio-With KJ Allen, Jeff Batten, and Bill Maine

The Story of 94Q's Jazz Flavours with Russ Davis, Fleetwood Gruver, and Don Benson

The GAB Radio Talent Institute 2023 with Madison Gott, Justin Harris, and Massimo Bellow

V-103's 80's & 90s morning stars Mike Roberts and Carol Blackmon

Voiceover stars George Robinson, Randy Reeves, & Jeff Winterson

Long time WKHX PD Neil McGinley & Morning Man Moby in the Morning

Brian Philips, Chief Content Officer/Cumulus-99X, Then & Now

John Asante/Gail Harris-The WRAS Album 88 Story-Pt. 2

Drew Murray/ Jeff Walker-The WRAS Album 88 Story, Pt. 1

Jerry Rogers: Savannah radio icon, owner Quality Rock 105.3 

Dwight Douglas: Burkhart/Douglas & Associates

Laura Starling: Mornings WDEN Macon 

Kaedy Kiely: 96 Rock, Z93, 97.1 The River (Atlanta)

Bear O'Brian: WCGQ, Kiss, Kissin' 99.3 (Columbus)

Don Benson: WQXI AM/FM, Lincoln Financial (Atlanta)

Mara Davis: WZGC, Dave FM (Atlanta)

Mike Roberts: WVEE V103 (Atlanta)

John Lauer: WGST, WPCH, Georgia Radio News Service (Atlanta)

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View all photos from 2022 and 2023's events here.

Congratulations to the

Friends of Georgia Radio Hall of Legends Class of 2023:

Carol Blackmon, Rick Caffey, Mark Kanov,

Charles Kinney,  Alan Sneed, and Ken Woodfin

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                                  Welcome to new members in 2023

Chris O’Brien — Formerly of WSGA in Savannah, now AM Drive, WGRR Cincinnati

Scott Woodside — Formerly WQXI, WZGC

Jared Blass — WABE

Jan Jeffries — Former PD WQXI(AM)/WQXI(FM), Former EVP Programming Ops Burkhart-Douglas,

                      Former EVP Cumulus

Clark Howard — “The Clark Howard Show”

Jane Blevins Thompson — Formerly WQXI

Clayton Foster -- Habersham Broadcasting

Bob Neil-- Neil Consulting and Former Exec. VP/Cox Media Group

Shed Jackson-- Adjunct Professor, Clark Atlanta University

Laura Anderson, voiceover artist

Andrew "Butch" Guest, American Media Services, Ex-WFOX Gainesville

Brady McGraw, WRHQ Savannah

Michael Barlow, Troncalli Subaru

Gail Harris, WRAS, WABE, Peach State Public Radio (Now GPB)

Greg Picciano, WSB, WKHX, WYAY

Ray Neal, New Ground Broadcasting

Cheryl Castro, 95.5 WSB

Alison Tyrer, formerly Fox 97, now AJTyrer Communications

David Meszaros, formerly Z93, WSB

Howard Toole, Rome Radio Partners

Greg Davis, Jr., Davis Broadcasting-Atlanta

Portia Cue, Voice on Cue

Sean Johnson, WUOG Athens

Alan Sneed, former PD at 96Rock, and national radio consultant

Jonathan O'Brien, WSB

Dave Gibson

Dean Dyer. WRWH

Laura J. Picone."The Voice of Laura Anderson"

"Hurricane Dave" Smith-"Brand It Live"

Welcome to new members 2024

John Shomby, broadcast consultant

Will Resch, Program Director, WUOG, Athens

Abby Jessen, Asst. PD/Middays B98.5 Atlanta

Louie S. Williams, Jr. 

Wes Durham, ACC Network/ESPN/Atlanta Falcons

Emily Boldon

CJ Jackson, iHeart Savannah

David Ries, Scrips Network

Ted Ronneburger, CMG Atlanta

Louie S. Williams, Jr.

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