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Entercom Restructuring

Several more names have been added to the list of departing Entercom Country pros following format-wide layoffs reported earlier via Breaking News. The company's restructuring of its Country and Alternative formats has resulted in the following departures:

  • KILT/Houston PD Chris Huff, who joined the company in 2014 and rose to the position last year (Breaking News). Reach him at 817-675-8118 or here.
  • KILT/Houston Asst. MD/middayer Erin Austin, who also tracked middays at KWJJ/Portland, can be reached here.
  • KSON/San Diego APD/MD/nights Greg Raneiri, who joined the station in 2014, rising two years later (CAT 8/26/16). Reach him here.
  • KSON/San Diego middayer Amber Rainey, joined the station as a part-timer in 2015 and assumed middays a short time later. Prior stops include KYGO/Denver. Contact here.
  • KMLE/Phoenix APD/middays & Cluster Dir./Digital Programming Jared “Marshall” Goldberg, who joined the cluster in 2016 (CAT 9/1/16), can be contacted here.
  • WPAW/Greensboro afternooner Tami Rumfelt can be reached here.

Previously reported:

  • Entercom/Phoenix VP/Branding Tim Richards, named PD for then-CBS Radio KMLE/Phoenix in 2013. Reach him here.
  • WLFP/Memphis afternoons/MD Marty Brooks, joined in 2014. Reach him here.
  • KKWF/Seattle Interim PD/afternoon host Alek Halverson, stepped into the role in March (CAT 3/3) and joined the company last year (CAT 2/19/19). Reach him at 701-639-8004 or via email here
  • KMNB/Minneapolis morning co-host Mandy James, joined in 2018 (CAT 10/10/18) from Top 40 WZOK/Rockford, IL. Reach her here.
  • KMNB/Minneapolis Dir./Creative Imaging Dir. & middayer Chris "Fish" Shatek, returned to the cluster in 2018 (CAT 7/31/18). Reach him here.
  • KFRG/Riverside traffic reporter/morning co-host Ginny Harman, joined in 2017 after stops including KKGO/Los Angeles. Reach her here.
  • KMLE/Phoenix afternoon personality Nina D., hosted the morning show beginning in 2013 before transitioning to afternoons in 2018. Reach her here.

Anyone wishing to share personal contact info as they seek their next opportunity can contact Country Aircheck here.

For those adjusting to today's events, WKHX/Atlanta morning man JJ Kincaid offers sage advice, reprinted with his permission. First, "Take a breath. Lots of adrenaline still flowing. Before you tell anyone what happened, accept that it really did." His eight-point plan, complete with action steps, can be read in its entirety here.