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More iHeart Departures:

As reported earlier via Breaking News, iHeartMedia restructuring has resulted in scores of layoffs, many impacting the Country format. Affected staffers wishing to share personal contact info can do so via Country Aircheck's ongoing coverage by sending an email here. Among the confirmed departures are:

  • iHeartMedia/Oklahoma City SVPP Tom Travis, with the company since 1997. Reach him here.
  • iHeartMedia/Austin-San Antonio Region SVPP Chuck Knight, who was named to the post last March (CAT 3/26/19) from Entercom AC WBEB/Philadelphia. Reach him here.
  • iHeartMedia/Farmington, NM SVPP & Country KTRA PD Dave Schaefer, with the company since 2000. Reach him here.
  • WMAD/Madison, WI PD Katie Kruz, who joined in 2010 following stops in Milwaukee; Kenosha, WI; and Rockford, IL. Reach her here.
  • WYNK/Baton Rouge PD Brittany Tully, who joined in 2017 following time with Cumulus CHR KSMB/Lafayette, LA (CAT 4/18/17). Reach her here.
  • WEZL/Charleston, SC PD Brian Cleary, who has been with the company for 18 years. Reach him at 843-810-3684 or via email here.
  • KMAG/Ft. Smith, AR PD/on-air personality Steve Knoll, who has been in the position since 2010 following time with Dial Global and programming/on-air stops in Enid, OK; Dallas; Anchorage, AK and more. Reach him here.
  • iHeartMedia/Huntsville, AL Dir./Production Stuart Langston, with the company since 1989. Reach him here.
  • Tige & Daniel Exec. Producer Mari Mueller, who joined iHeartMedia/Nashville in 2011. Reach her here.
  • KAJA/San Antonio morning co-host HJ "JoJo" Meza, who joined The Randy, Jamie & JoJo Show in 2015 from then-Rhythmic sister KZEP/San Antonio. Reach him here.
  • KFFF/Omaha morning host Ritch Cassidy, with the cluster since 2012. Reach him here.
  • WBCT/Grand Rapids, MI afternoon host Dave Conrad, who joined the company 27 years ago. Reach him here.
  • WGAR/Cleveland weekender Jim Hart. Reach him here.
  • Baltimore SVPP & WPOC PD Mike Preston, who joined the company in in 2017 (CAT 12/4/17) following time with KKWF/Seattle, CBS Radio/San Francisco & Seattle and Hot AC WPLJ/New York. Reach him here.
  • KAJA & KRPT/San Antonio APD/MD/on-air personality and KASE & KVET/Austin APD/MD/on-air personality Bree Wagner, who joined KAJA in 2001 as a part-time promotions assistant, rising in San Antonio in 2014 and adding duties for Austin in 2016 (CAT 5/6/16). Reach her  here.
  • Little Rock SVPP/OM, KSSN PD and iHeartCountry Brand Coordinator Chad Heritage, who was named KSSN PD in 2002, rising to OM in 2008 (CAT 9/5/08); he was named to the Brand Management team in 2011 (CAT 11/3/11). Reach him here.
  • WSIX/Nashville and iHeart Custom afternoon personalities Tige & Daniel, who joined WSIX in 2015 (CAT 1/5/15) after stops at WGTY/Myrtle Beach, SC and WTQR/Greensboro; reach Tige Rodgers here and Daniel Baker here.
  • KKXY/Oklahoma City PD/personality, KTST MD/personality and 26-year company vet Bill Reed. Reach him here.