PAHomePage reports three people have been arrested and charged with breaking into Audacy’s news/talk WILK-AM/FM, Wilkes-Barre on May 27. The report indicates Christian MacDowell, 47, James Norman Swank, 35, and Elizabeth Ann Caruso, 35, have been charged with burglary. The report goes on to note that Caruso and Swank admitted being at the station but denied stealing anything. While MacDowell admitted breaking into the station and stealing two demolition bags, sanitary wipes, and a fire extinguisher. They’ve each been released on $25,000 unsecured bail. Read the story here.
Cumulus Media promotes Elizabeth Pembleton to Regional VP/market manager for its Allentown and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton clusters in Northeastern Pennsylvania. She has been serving as VP/market manager for the Allentown stations since 2014. Cumulus regional VP Ron Giovanniello says, “I have had the pleasure of working side-by-side with Liz since 2011. She is an outstanding leader and is hard-working and passionate about our business and serving our team, listeners, and customers. This is a great opportunity for us to recognize and promote one of our best, and I’m confident the Cumulus Wilkes-Barre/Scranton team will benefit and grow from her leadership just as the Cumulus Allentown team has over the years.” Cumulus owns sports talk WEEX-AM, Allentown “FOX Sports Lehigh Valley 94.7” plus seven music brands in the two markets.