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SiriusXM and New England College announce that former Vice President Mike Pence will take part in a town hall event with P.O.T.U.S. channel hosts Julie Mason and Steve Scully. The special will take place before an audience at New England College outside Concord, New Hampshire on September 6, with the one-hour special premiering at 3:00 pm ET.

LiveOne announces that its subsidiary, PodcastOne, secures a long contract extension with co-founder and president, Kit Gray. LiveOne CEO and chairman Robert Ellin comments, “We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Kit Gray. His visionary leadership has been instrumental in building PodcastOne into the success it is today.”

FOX Sports Radio announced the addition of NFL pro tight end and two-time Pro Bowler Kyle Rudolph to its lineup as co-host of “FOX Football Sunday” with FSR weekend personality Mark Willard.

Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio, Inc and the National Association of Broadcasters Leadership Foundation announce that Lucretia Lee-Arceneaux is the first  2023 MIW NABLF Launch program recipient. Launch is a brand-new partnership between MIW and the NAB Leadership Foundation dedicated to supporting and guiding women in radio who are relatively new to the industry. The first of its kind, this program will target the development and curation of talent, this year focused on the engineering side of radio. Lee-Arceneaux serves as a broadcast IT engineer with iHeartMedia.

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“95.7 The Game” San Francisco Drops PM Show, Unveils New Lineup

Audacy announces the new program lineup at sports talk KGMZ-FM, San Francisco “95.7 The Game.” Gone from the afternoon drive daypart are Damon Bruce and Ray Ratto, who exit the station. Moving to theGraphic design - Logo afternoon show (2:00 pm to 6:00 pm) is the duo of Mark Willard and Dan Dibley. The station’s morning show featuring Bonta Hill and Joe Shasky adds an hour and is now heard from 6:00 am to 10:00 am, while midday hosts Matt Steinmetz and Daryle “The Guru” Johnson are now heard weekdays from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.