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Angela Yee is set to broadcast her last show on The Breakfast Club on Friday. Cardi B called in to the show on Thursday and suggested that she might like to sit in as guest host. It appears that the replacement plans for Yee are still up in the air. The Breakfast Club will move into new studios in January.


98.7 ESPN Radio New York shakes up their lineup with more local programming. The Michael Kay Show with Hot 97's Rosenberg of Ebro in the Morning remains in place. Bart & Hahn will leave the national ESPN Radio lineup. In January they will be heard exclusively on 98.7 FM discussing New York sports from 12-3pm. ESPN New York trails Sport Radio WFAN in ratings across the board as these programming changes were expected. >Read more...


Amy Robach and TJ Holmes of GMA3 hosted the show today as usual. The anchors on Good Morning America's 3rd Hour that airs in the afternoon on ABC are involved in an extramarital affair as reported by the London based tabloid The Daily Mail. ABC execs have been holding “emergency meetings” to address the mayhem since news broke of the affair. Disciplinary actions could be forthcoming...


CNN boss Chris Licht cut all live programming and has laid-off long time host Robin Meade at its sister network HLN, once known as Headline News. A number of reporters on CNN have lost their jobs as well.


Radio One's R&B station Magic 95.9 lands in second place in Baltimore's radio ratings with a 7.4 share of the audience 6+...


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August 1, 2022

Mark McCray Returns as Program Director at X102.3 and Fox Sports 640 West Palm Beach

Hubbard Radio announced today that Mark McCray is joining the West Palm Beach cluster as the new Program Director of X102.3 (WMBX) and Fox Sports 640 (WMEN-AM). Mark McCray is a 30 year broadcast veteran showcasing his talents in markets like Chicago, Dallas-FT Worth, Austin, and West Palm Beach.  Mark is well-known as a program director and air talent that has won numerous awards locally and nationally.  Being recognized several times as one of the “Best Program Directors in America” and Best local radio personality for his ability to connect with audiences.  But 20 years ago, Mark was the architect who launched WMBX in West Palm Beach. Thus began the community driven vision for WMBX.  And now, Mark gets to come home and lead X102.3 into its next decade of award winning programming.


Senior Vice-President, Market Manager of Hubbard Radio West Palm Beach, Elizabeth Hamma commented: “Having Mark come back to the station he launched 20 years ago is a very special home coming.  WMBX is a legendary brand in South Florida with a long record of success and community service including being nominated by The NAB for a prestigious Marconi Award’.  Bruce Logan, Operations Manager for Hubbard Radio West Palm Beach, added “Mark McCray is a world class programmer and we couldn’t be happier to have him join the stellar programming team at Hubbard Radio West Palm Beach to lead X-102.3 and Fox Sports 640.”


“It’s an honor to have the opportunity to help lead Hubbard’s great brands like WMEN and WMBX for a second time.  West Palm Beach has always been a special market for me and have some of the best listeners anywhere!  Thank you to Elizabeth Hamma, Bruce Logan, Greg Strassell, Dave Bestler and Ginny Morris for asking me to join their already stellar team” said Mark McCray.


Mark will start his new role on August 1, 2022. You may send your good wishes directly to Mark at Mark.McCray@hubbardradio.com




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