Talk Media News Notes
August 16, 2010

“Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan” (KKFN/Denver) PD Nate Lundy has promoted JJ Pellini to Assistant Program Director for both “The Fan” and sister station, “ESPN Radio 1600.” Pellini has been the station’s Promotions Director for the past five years … Westwood One has reached a new multi-year agreement to continue distribution of NBC News Radio and the weekly radio simulcast of Meet The Press … At an event to be held tomorrow (8/17), checks totaling $53,000 — raised through the Bubba The Love Sponge Foundation — will be presented by the syndicated and satellite radio personality to the families of two Tampa police officers — David Curtis and Jeffrey Kocab — who were both killed in the line of duty last June … KMLB/Monroe, LA PD Rob Redding will leave the station at the end of this week to focus on his weekly syndicated independent news and comment program, The Redding News ReviewCondolences: To the family and friends of longtime Los Angeles radio newsman Dan Avey (pictured), who died Sunday (8/15) from complications due to prostate cancer. He was 69. Services are pending.

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