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KISS FM Names Longtime Staffer Fred ‘Bugsy’ Buggs Assistant Program Director

With almost 20 years under his belt at Emmis New York, Fred “Bugsy” Buggs has held nearly every position at KISS FM/WRKS, or sister station Hot 97/WQHT. Now, Buggs has been named assistant program director at KISS. He’ll report to PD Jay Dixon.

Buggs is a former midday air personality at Hot 97, who also did on-air shifts in various dayparts on KISS. Currently, he is producer of the Tom Joyner Morning Show, a position he will maintain. In addition, fans will still hear Buggs spinning the tunes during his own show  Saturdays from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

“Bugsy has extensive knowledge about the market and its history, Dixon says. “…Bugsy is a well-rounded talent in all areas with great leadership skills, is committed to out mission and is the ideal person to solidify the KISS brand.”

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Janice Huff, Otis Livingston Among McDonald’s Black Media Legends

As February began, so did Black History Month. On Tuesday, McDonald’s Tri-State Area Restaurants held their annual Black Media Legends luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.

This year’s class includes WCBS/Channel 2 sports anchor Otis Livingston (far right), WNBC/Channel 4 meteorologist Janice Huff, WABC/Channel 7 anchor Sade Baderinwa, and veteran NY1 anchor Lewis Dodley.

As Black Media Legends, the inductees were awarded a trophy. They are also part of the Faces of Black History poster, given free at the more than 600 area McDonald’s throughout February.

The list of other honorees after the jump.

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McDonald’s Names Annual List of Black Media Legends

For the 9th year, McDonald’s, in recognition of Black History Month, has named New York-based talent as Black Media Legends.

FishbowlNY will be on hand February 1 when those chosen are feted at a Waldorf-Astoria luncheon.

Among this year’s honorees:

The faces of this year’s class will make up a poster given out free during February at tristate McDonald’s restaurants.