Adams named manager of KAYO radio

June 9th 1963 // Felix D. Adams, longtime general sales manager of radio stations in Los Angeles and Sacramento, has been appointed station manager of KAYO. The independent station recently began airing country and western music 24 hours a day. Adams has long experience in the field including his most recent assignment in Sacramento. The executive is former president of the Hollywood Ad Club and vice president of the Sacramento Club.

Media Crime File: Caught with His Pants Down

PUGETSOUND.MEDIA presents another in a series of hard news stories related to what we see as a growing epidemic – a wave of crime sweeping across the broadcasting industry. These gritty tales of the darkside of the media nationwide, and the players behind these despicable acts, will appear as details become available. All details will remain UNCENSORED.

A sports radio show host and former LSU basketball player shoved his wife into a dresser when she caught him with another woman, leading to his arrest early Saturday, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.
Jordy Hultberg, host of the 2-4 shift on 103.7 FM “The Game” in Lafayette [Louisiana] is accused of pushing his wife into a dresser when she went to Hultberg’s house late July 22nd to check on him because her daughter was worried about his well-being. The woman, who was accompanied by her cousin, walked into a bedroom of Hultberg’s house and found him with another woman. Hultberg and his wife are “currently going through a divorce,” according to a police report.
After the woman who’d been with Hultberg ran to a bathroom, Hultberg pushed his wife into a dresser, the report says, “forcibly kissing her” and shouting “You still want me don’t you!”
A deputy noted in the report that Hultberg’s estranged wife, whose pajamas were torn in the encounter, had redness under her ears, an abrasion on her elbow and a possible bruise on her temple.
Hultberg was booked into Parish Prison on counts of domestic abuse battery and simple battery [for pushing the cousin out of the house].

Media Crime File: Detroit – The Party Is Over!

PUGETSOUND.MEDIA presents the first in a series of hard news stories related to what we see as a growing epidemic – a wave of crime sweeping across the broadcasting industry. These gritty tales of the darkside of the media nationwide, and the players behind these despicable acts, will appear as details become available. All details will remain UNCENSORED.

FOX 2 Detroit reported: John Mason and Angie Starr were ordered to jail Thursday August 4th by a judge in Detroit. They borrowed money to throw a 2008 New Year’s Eve party and never paid back the loan. The judge ruled in favor of the plaintiffs, found Mason and Starr in contempt, and ordered them to jail unless/until they pay back the $4,126 they borrowed. Mason is the morning man on Radio One’s 105.9 in Detroit. Starr co-hosts the show but she is not listed on the station website. Mason told WDIV-TV they avoided jail time by paying the money back last week. He said both he and Starr had been making payments through wage garnishment.

44 years – Kenny Noble Cortes retires

Long time radio vet Kenny Noble Cortes has resigned, and plans to retire from EMF Contemporary Christian K-LOVE/AIR1 NETWORKS next month. Cortes career included a stint at WARM 106.9 KRWM. – See more at ALLACCESS.COM …CBS Radio station WBBM-FM Chicago has hired nine-year KBKS FM Assistant PD/MD afternoon drive personality Eric Tyler as its new evening personality from 7pm-midnight.

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