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Erick Erickson Announces New Affiliate Radio Station

Erickson’s show will be heard at 1030 KVOI “The Voice ” in Tucson, Arizona. 

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Nationally syndicated radio personality Erick Erickson announced the addition of another affiliate station Tuesday. 

Erickson’s show will be heard at 1030 KVOI “The Voice ” in Tucson, Arizona. 

“Erick knows what he believes and is willing to challenge friend and foe alike. In an increasingly homogenized political landscape, Erick’s approach is a breath of fresh air and we’re glad to have him,” KVOI Radio Operations Manager Ray Ingegneri. 

Over the summer, Erickson’s show was picked up on WDBO in Orlando, WOKV in Jacksonville, KRMG Tulsa, WHIO Dayton, and WGAU in Athens, OH.

The Erick Erickson Show originates on 95.5 WSB in Atlanta from noon – 3 pm. 

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SiriusXM’s Joe Madison Ends Months-Long Hunger Strike

Madison ended his months-long hunger strike after Senate Democrats failed to pass a bill that would strengthen voting rights laws. 

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SiriusXM radio host Joe Madison ended his months-long hunger strike after Senate Democrats failed to pass a bill that would strengthen voting rights laws. 

The “Black Eagle” started his protest more than weeks before Thanksgiving and lasted a total of 74 days in his attempts to bring awareness to voting rights legislation. 

“A hunger strike is a nonviolent protest that is both political and moral,” said Madison. “It (hunger strike) states to those in power that an individual is willing to sacrifice their life, their health, for calls bigger than themselves.” 

Madison said when he began the hunger strike back on Nov. 8, he remembered the words of the late Howard University professor, Ron Walters as motivation for his advocacy. 

“He once stated that the difference between a moment and a movement is sacrifice. All movements require sacrifice. And that’s when I decided this was a movement that is going to require a sacrifice for us all.” 

During an interview with fellow satellite broadcaster, Sway Calloway, Madison revealed that he had lost 25 pounds. 

“The mantra of my show has always been after all the talking is done; each individual has to ask themselves the question: what are you going to do about it? Because everybody can do something,” Madison said.

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Doug Stephan Adds 10 New Radio Affiliates

The DJV Show has picked up 10 more affiliates to expand the show’s reach to 325 stations nationwide.

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Starting 2022 in growth mode should have Doug Stephan in good spirits. The DJV Show, which Stephan hosts alongside Jennifer Horn, Victoria Keelan and Jai Kershner has picked up 10 more affiliates to expand the show’s reach to 325 stations nationwide.

Among the stations picking up Stephan’s program include KTLR in Oklahoma City, WCAP in Lowell, MA, KUJ AM and FM in Walla, WA, WKCT AM and FM in Bowling Green, KY, KLID in Poplar Bluff, KY, KDXU in St. George, UT, and WGVA and WAUB in Finger Lakes, NY.

“We are making radio great again,” said Stephan. “It’s exciting to see the show continuing to grow after all these years. We welcome these new stations to a new and different way to start their day.”

Stephan’s show broadcasts live Monday through Friday from 5a-9a ET. The program focuses on a variety of topics, offering a mix of fun and positive and passionate discussions on issues that affect listeners in their daily lives. The show also welcomes a number of contributors, shedding light on pop culture, entertainment, astrology, health, technology, pets, travel, finances, home improvement, and much more.

“Creating the show has been a labor of love and a dream come true! We’ve blended my background of pop culture, fashion, and beauty with Jennifer’s vast knowledge of politics, world events, and her incredible sense of humor under the guidance of our fearless leader Doug, one of the most highly-regarded and versatile radio personalities,” Host Victoria Keelan said. “Together we have created a totally unique listening experience. We cannot wait for the world to hear the fun!”

Stephan stays busy, also hosting the “DJV Health Show,” The Talk Radio Countdown Show, “The American Family Farmer” and “Your Hidden Power. He started his career as a radio deejay in the early 1960s before shifting gears to become a talk radio show host. He now creates his content from his home in Framingham, Massachusetts, where he also operates a dairy farm.

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Skyview Networks Promotes Steve Jones to CEO, President

Jones will take over the position from Ken Thiele

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Some changes are coming to Skyview Networks as the company announced in a press release that Steve Jones, its COO/President, has been elevated to CEO/President.

Jones will take over the position from Ken Thiele, Founder and CEO, who will move to a new post, Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board, where he will continue to engage in a high-level advisory role for the company.

“Over the last 25 years, Skyview has evolved into a dynamic solutions leader in network audio, and through our enduring growth, we have always maintained a commitment to innovation and quality,” Thiele said.

“I have had the privilege of working alongside Steve both as a client and as a leader within our company—he embodies these characteristics, which are also matched with an unyielding drive for excellence, keen business sense, and distinguished experience. I am privileged to welcome him to the role of CEO.”

Jones will lead the sales, content, broadcast distribution, and technology company in his new role.

“I am grateful to Ken for trusting me to steward the company he has built-in partnership with longtime EVP, Jeanne-Marie Condo,” said Jones. “During the last three years, despite pandemic challenges, Skyview Networks has become the fastest-growing leader in network audio sales, syndication, and distribution.”

“Our unwavering commitment to customer service and proven financial performance have convinced content creators and influencers to join Skyview while simultaneously providing advertisers effective, efficient and creative campaigns that achieve their marketing goals. At the core of this success is our company culture built on integrity and transparency, resulting in employees committed to one another and to our customers.”

Coming on board to Skyview Networks in 2019 as COO/President, Jones has helped diversify and expand the company’s business portfolio, leading to significant revenue and market share growth.

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