Thursday, July 16, 2015

Ramiro gets yanked off the air at JAMN

IheartMedia Boston's management has made a decision to pull WJMN/Jamn 94-5's morning host Ramiro Torres off the air starting this week. According to very reliable sources, the host of 'Ramiro and the JAM'N Morning Show' has time left on his current contract but wouldn't negotiate a new deal with station's management. According to sources, his move may be interpreted as a signal that he may have another opportunity lined up inside or outside Boston radio market. Torres had started Jam'n as a weekend part-timer back in 1994 and took over morning show duties in October 2001 after the station parted ways with Baltazar Ibanez. Ironically, Baltazar returned to Boston in early 2013 and made a brief reunion with former Jamn co-host Pebbles at the rival WBQT/Hot 96.9.(BRW 8/19/04). Hot 96.9 which debuted back in January 2013 is being programmed by Jamn's former PD "Cadillac" Jack McCarthy.

No indication that Torres might be headed to Hot 96-9 to reunite with Pebbls and Cadillac Jack once his contract at Jamn is up but that's always a possibility. In the meantime, Jamn's morning co-host Ashlee Feldman has been paired up with afternoon host "Maverik"(Kahleil Blair) to hold the fort. Ramiro's bio is still up on station's website but all on-air elements relating to his morning show have been pulled.

Stay tuned...

BRW Notebook :

Names and voices : The revolving door at talker WMEX 1510 has begun to spin, Joe "The Guy From Boston" Ligotti is out of the morning drive after 5 weeks and replaced by "The Renegades" co-hosted by station's co-owner Bryan Berner and John Pica.  "Political Reality" with Vincent Errichetti takes their place from Noon to 3pm...After 10 years with Entercom Boston, the last five as its executive producer and program director at WRKO 680, Bill Cooksey has left the Shoe Building last Friday to pursue a new opportunity...Fake or real. The alleged feud between WEEI's morning guys is breaking up the monotony of a slow-moving baseball all-star week...

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