Monday, January 28, 2013

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Jamn adds former MTV's Real World cast member to Ramiro's House

Clear Channel Boston announced today that former MTV's Real World star is the new co-host of Ramiro's House morning show on WJMN/Jamn 94-5. Feldman replaces long-time veteran Pebbles who left the station in early December and will be hosting a morning show on the new rhythmic pop competitor WTKK/Hot 96-9 starting later next month. 

Feldman, 25, a NJ native and former basketball star at Northeastern University, was most recently working at a St.Louis sports talker KFNS 590 where she was co-hosting an afternoon drive show for the past year.

Here's the official release on Feldman's hiring from Clear Channel Boston :


Boston, Mass. – January 28, 2013 –WJMN JAM’N 94.5, hip hop and hit music, announced today that Ashlee Feldman, former MTV’s Real World star, will join Ramiro’s House weekday mornings from 5-10:00 a.m. EST., effective immediately. 

“Ashlee is fun, fearless, has a fresh sound and most importantly had instant chemistry with Ramiro during our audition week,” said Dylan Sprague, Vice President of Programming Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Boston.  “Ashlee’s experience on television and radio just proves she is an engaging, vibrant personality with a lot of entertaining stories to tell our listeners.”

Feldman began her radio career at WWOZ during her time as a star cast member on MTV’s hit reality TV show, Real World XXIV: New Orleans.  Originally from Collingswood, N.J., she attended Northeastern University on a full athletic scholarship for basketball.  Following the Real World, Feldman moved to St. Louis and co-hosted an afternoon drive sports talk show at KFNS.

“Ashlee is the perfect addition to our show,” said Ramiro, JAM’N 94.5’s Morning Show Host.  “She has a great sense of humor, awesome energy and is just fun – I’m thrilled to have her join the team.”

“I couldn't be happier to be back in the city I call home and even more importantly on a station like JAM’N that I have been listening to for years,” said Feldman.  “Living in a house filled with seven crazy strangers has definitely prepared me to handle Ramiro and Santi.  I can't wait to be a part of the family here at JAM’N.”

Fans can listen to Ramiro’s House on JAM’N 94.5FM and on the station’s website, www.JAMN945.com,as well as on iHeartRadio, Clear Channel’s all-in-one digital radio service.  iHeartRadio delivers everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,500 of the nation’s most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created custom stations inspired by favorite artists and songs.  iHeartRadio also offers listeners a new “Perfect For” feature which allows users to choose from thousands of curated stations based on a range of moods and activities.

About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Boston:
Clear Channel Boston owns and operates WJMN-FM, WXKS-FM, WXKS-AM, WKOX-AM, WEDX-FMand is part of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment.  With 239 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment serves 150 cities through 850 owned radio stations. The company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM stations, HD digital radio channels, Sirius/XM satellite, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile application on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems from TomTom, Garmin and others.  The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation.  Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found at clearchannel.com.



BRW Notebook :

Evolving : Clear Channel Boston had appointed Matt Tilden as Local Sales Manager of its new Electronic Dance Music "Evolution 101.7" WEDX-FM. Tilden joined Clear Channel Boston in 2005 as an Account Executive, after working as an AE at crosstown CBS Radio. Evolution 101.7 debuted last month.(BRW 12/20/12).

Clear Channel market VP of Sales Alan Chartrand : "Matt has been a huge asset for us at Kiss 108 and has many great relationships within the market. He is a natural born leader with incredible passion and we are thrilled to have him lead the sales efforts for the innovative, one of a kind radio station, Evolution 101.7."

Matt Tilden :  "I've seen firsthand the impact of EDM in Boston and I am confident that it will serve as a valuable asset for our clients to reach this passionate group of listeners."

More throwbacks : The brand new Hot 96.9 has added another  local veteran radio personality to its roster. The station which launched its Rhythmic Adult Contemporary format on January 2nd is the new home for Melissa Eannuzzo, it was announced and was first mentioned here.(BRW 1/4) Hot 96.9 has already signed veteran market personality Pebbles to host mornings. After 17 years in the morning drive at Jamn 94-5, Pebbles had exited crosstown Clear Channel's Rhythmic CHR station in early December. 


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