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Under The Radar – November 7, 2016

The latest news that you might have missed across the sports media industry. As always, if you have news to share please pass it along via email at JBarrett@sportsradiopd.com.

Sid Rosenberg is reuniting with Don Imus on WABC 770AM. Rosenberg, who hosts middays on WABC has been summoned by the I-Man to replace New York sports media legend and longtime member of the show Warner Wolf. Rosenberg will provide sports updates during the show, a role he previously occupied when he and Imus both worked for WFAN.

Former Grand Rapids, Seattle and Omaha radio host Michael Grey¬†has announced he’s accepted an opportunity in Helena, Montana. Grey will join The Montana Radio Company. He’s scheduled to start next week.

Lotus Broadcasting in Las Vegas has given an increased role to Helen Yee. She’s expected to be heavier involved on the digital side including doing a few more shifts on the company’s local sports stations.

Congratulations is in order for former Mike and Ike producer Eric Golden. He’s been promoted internally to the production department at Sports Radio 94WIP. James Seltzer is now producing the station’s new midday show with Joe DeCamara and Jon Ritchie.

In July, Joe Hunk was promoted at WJOX to host the evening show with Jon Lunceford. Then in September, Hunk was promoted to the position of program director and afternoon host for Sports Radio 740 WMSP in Montgomery, Alabama. Both WMSP and WJOX are owned and operated by Cumulus. Tim Melton replaced Hunk alongside Lunceford on WJOX’s evening show “JOX Prime Time”.

Bobby Mauro has confirmed that he’s joined Learfield Sports. Mauro will contribute for the network as a play by play announcer on Women’s Basketball broadcasts.

A familiar face has popped up on Fox Sports 1. Former ESPN NFL Analyst Cris Carter¬†appeared Monday and Tuesday on Skip and Shannon: Undisputed. It’s unclear if Carter will have a future role with FS1 where he’d be reunited with former ESPN colleague Jamie Horowitz.

NFL Free Agent Quarterback Jimmy Clausen is moving closer towards a career in the sports media industry. The former Notre Dame star and member of the Carolina Panthers, Chicago Bears and Baltimore Ravens has appeared recently as a guest analyst on NBC Sports college football programming.

The Texas Rangers continue to make changes to their broadcast team for next season. In-game reporter Jim Knox will not be retained after spending the past 15 seasons working with the club. The Rangers have not announced who will fill Knox’s role.

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