Josh Strickland, Program Director/Mornings at mainstream WJIM/Lansing is leaving after a decade there, to join the Smile FM network, with over 20 stations across Michigan. He makes the move July 5. He says a variety of factors influenced his decision to leave mainstream radio for the positive hit network, including his desire to “be a representative of music whose message much more closely aligns with my personal values,” something he said is particularly important as it relates to his role as a father.
WMMY/Boone NC midday host Brian Fisher is now Operations Manager for the six-station cluster, which also includes Top 40 WXIT, Classic Hits WZJS, Southern Gospel WECR, and News-Talk WATA. Fisher has been with the company for 12 years, beginning with his time at the Southern Gospel station.WECR.