Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

July 21, 2013

Business Briefs

Kokomo Tribune

---- — Russ Dodge joins Hoosier Radio

Russ Dodge is the new General/Regional Sales Manager for Hoosier AM/FM of Kokomo, owned by Vox Communications. Russ has a long history in Indiana broadcasting previously working as General Manager of Radio Latina WEDJ-FM and La Que Buena WSYW-AM Indianapolis, General Manager of ESPN 950 WXLW Indianapolis, and Regional /National Sales Manager Artistic Media Partners (South Bend, Ft. Wayne, Lafayette and Bloomington).

Dodge is a 1974 graduate of the University of Notre Dame, with a degree in Business Administration. He is a career broadcaster with experience in programming, sales and management. He is very active in civic and community organizations. Russ is also very active in church activities and political activities.

“I am very excited to be working with the professional team at Hoosier AM/FM Radiko Kokomo and look forward to helping our stations grow to the next level,” Dodge said.

Hoosier AM/FM VP and Kokomo Market Manager Ernie Caldemone added, “We are thrilled to have a person of Russ’ caliber join us. Russ and I have teamed together before and I know that we will be successful again”.

Vox Communications is the owner of Hoosier AM/FM of Kokomo (WIOU-AM, WZWZ-FM and WMYK-FM) and Hoosier AM/FM of Marion (WBAT-AM, WMRI-AM, WCJC-FM and WXXC-FM).

Pence launches red tape website

Governor Mike Pence last week launched the Office of Management and Budget’s new website, www.in.gov/cutredtape, which allows anyone to submit suggestions of existing regulations that could be simplified or eliminated.