Radio Insight

  • !W-Bach Signs Off In Maine

    W-Bach Signs Off In Maine

    Binnie Media is making changes at three of its Maine properties. The Classical format of “W-Bach” 106.9 WBQX Thomaston and 96.9 W245AA Portland was dropped on Saturday. WBQX is now Classic Hits “Frank-FM“, with the “Classic Hits for Mid-Coa…
    - 6 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 12:19pm -
  • WTF Is Rocking Lexington

    WTF Is Rocking Lexington

    As first reported in our 2/10 Daily Domains, iHeartMedia has flipped “Fox Sports 1580” WWTF Georgetown/97.7 W249DJ Lexington KY to Rock “WTF 97.7“. Running with the usual commercial-free launch pattern, the new format flanks sister Classic Ro…
    - 11 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 7:16am -
  • Winnipeg Gets Hot For 90s Hits

    Winnipeg Gets Hot For 90s Hits

    Evanov Radio Group has flipped Soft AC “Jewel 101” 100.5 CFJL-FM Winnipeg to 90s Hits “Hot 100.5“. Positioned as “90s & More”, the station is stretching to play compatible songs from the early 2000s. Adam West, Program Director of sister…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:49pm -
  • Multiple St. Louis Talk Comings & Goings

    Multiple St. Louis Talk Comings & Goings

    After exiting overnights at KMOX, Jon Grayson too is joining CH Radio Holdings’ News/Talk 550 KTRS. Grayson will take the 10am-12pm slot on KTRS previously held Martin Kilcoyne and Randi Naughton starting March 13. Doug McElvein, who we noted below…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 1:30pm -
  • Daily Domains 2/17: A New Vibe For Columbus
    iHeartMedia is preparing to launch a new "Vibe" in Columbus. Plus potential changes coming in Panama City and Oklahoma.
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 1:13pm -
  • The Best Positioning of Yesterday…

    The Best Positioning of Yesterday…

    There have been two very different moves on station positioning in the U.K. this month. One was British group broadcaster Bauer going from the broad—“Your Music, Your Life”—to the more mundane with “The Biggest Hits, All Day Long.” But a…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:40am -
  • Station Sales Week Of 2/17

    Station Sales Week Of 2/17

    Station Sales Rothschild Broadcasting is selling Country “Cat Country 97.5” WKTT Salisbury MD to Joseph Morris and Ron Banks’ RoJo Broadcasting for $305,000. The buyers will begin operating WKTT via Time Brokerage Agreement on March 1. Banks re…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 7:00am -
  • D Magazine: Confessions of a Dallas Radio Promotions Assistant
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  • The Verge: FCC chief wants smartphones’ hidden FM radios turned on, but won’t do anything about it
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  • Danni Starr Joins WKYS' Fam In The Morning

    Danni Starr Joins WKYS' Fam In The Morning

    Radio-One Urban 93.9 WKYS Washington DC has tabbed Danni Starr as the new co-host of their “Fam In The Morning”. Starr, who previously co-hosted the syndicated Kane Show at iHeartMedia CHR “Hot 99.5” WIHT Washington and mornings/middays at de…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 12:37pm -
  • Where To Hear The ‘60s Online

    Where To Hear The ‘60s Online

    They were the webcasters most vulnerable to changing performance royalty rates—the boutique stations specializing in ‘60s and ‘70s gold that you didn’t regularly hear on large-market broadcast radio. A year ago, there was legitimate cause for…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 8:09am -
  • WMAL Joins Washington Redskins Radio Network

    WMAL Joins Washington Redskins Radio Network

    The Washington Redskins are adding Cumulus News/Talk 630 WMAL Washington DC/105.9 WMAL-FM Woodbridge VA to its network. The additions of WMAL and WMAL-FM will fill coverage holes on the team owned “ESPN 980” 980 WTEM Washington/92.7 WWXT Prince F…
    - 5 days ago 15 Feb 17, 5:21pm -

All Access

  • !Jazz Fusion Guitarist Larry Coryell Passes
    Jazz guitarist LARRY CORYELl, aka the "Godfather of Fusion," died SUNDAY night at a hotel in NEW YORK CITY, NPR reports. He was 73. Born in GALVESTON, TEXAS, CORYELL grew up first … more
    - 43 mins ago 20 Feb 17, 5:48pm -
  • !Rod Simons, Twin Cities TV/Radio Sports Reporter, Dies At 56
    Condolences to family and friends of longtime TWIN CITIES sportscaster ROD SIMONS, who died TODAY (2/20) of an apparent heart attack while in FORT MYERS, FL covering the MINNESOTA TWINS' … more
    - 2 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 4:43pm -
  • !Funk Pioneer Walter 'Junie' Morrison, 62, Has Died
    WALTER "JUNIE" MORRISON, a keyboardist/producer who performed with the OHIO PLAYERS and GEORGE CLINTON's PARLIAMENT-FUNKADELIC, has died at the age of 62. MORRISON also … more
    - 2 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 4:02pm -
  • !EMI Nashville's Chris Fabiani Steps Up To Fight In 'Rumble On The Row'
    UMG NASHVILLE's CHRIS SCHULER has announced that he will be unable to fight in the 13th annual "RUMBLE ON THE ROW" due to an elbow injury. SCHULER was slated to face CREATIVE … more
    - 2 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 4:02pm -
  • !KDXY/Jonesboro, AR Hosts 19th Annual 'Have A Heart Wish-A-Thon'
    Congratulations to JONESBORO RADIO GROUP Country KDXY/JONESBORO, AR, which held its 19th annual "HAVE A HEART WISH-A-THON" for MAKE A WISH on FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17th. The station … more
    - 4 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 2:51pm -
  • !Binnie Media Drops Classical From Two Signals In Portland, ME
    BINNIE MEDIA Classical WBQX/THOMASTON-ROCKLAND, ME and its translator W245AA/PORTLAND, ME (WBACH) have dropped their Classical formats.  WBQX's main signal is now airing Classic Hits … more
    - 4 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 2:35pm -
  • !WSOU/South Orange, NJ, Inspires The Fat DJ Burrito
    SETON HALL UNIVERSITY Rock WSOU/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ, and TITO'S BURRITOS & WINGS have enjoyed a friendship ever since the popular eatery opened a local location.  It’s a … more
    - 4 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 2:35pm -
  • !Norm Foster Exits Mornings At CFJL/Winnipeg Following Format Flip
    EVANOV Soft AC CFJL ( JEWEL 100.5)/WINNIPEG, MB has flipped to Rhythmic 90s Gold last FRIDAY (2/17) with the new moniker HOT 100.5.  And, morning man NORM FOSTER, who was recently doing … more
    - 4 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 2:35pm -
  • ![Promo] Lilly Among Clouds Approved
    After LILLY released an EP that has already attracted a lot of attention, she’s currently in the studio to finish the work on her debut album, which will be released early this year. … more
    - 4 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 2:18pm -
  • ![Promo] Seeking A New Job?
    We're not called ALL ACCESS for nothing -- we have access to 100%-confidential STEALTH JOBS. Visit the section now to find out … more
    - 4 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 2:18pm -

Radio Ink

  • !Kuselias To Talk The Talk For Genesis In Florida
    Erik Kuselias has been signed as the new talker for Genesis Communications’ Tampa station WWBA-AM 820 News, and its Space Coast radio station, WIXC-AM 1060 News. This brings the Erik Kuselias News Program to the stations beginning February 13.
    - 2 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 4:40pm -
  • Radio Dominates in Connected Cars
    That's according to Consultant Alan Burns who says his study of 2000 women revealed that six out of every ten women know how to connect to the Internet in their car, however radio still dominates their audio listening.
    - 16 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 2:39am -
  • As Expected Grayson Joins KTRS
    KTRS announced on Friday that Jon Grayson will take over the 10 a.m. to noon shift at "The Big 550" as of March 13. Grayson worked at cross-town news-talker KMOX for 16 years before leaving the station last week. Westwood One also ended Grayson's syn…
    - 16 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 2:05am -
  • The FM Translator Interference Conundrum
    (by John Garziglia) Indiana Representative André Carson, whose Congressional district includes the Indianapolis radio market, recently wrote a letter to FCC Chairman Pai, seeking information on an FM translator interference complaint proceeding that…
    - 17 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 1:32am -
  • Radio Reaches The Most People Possible. And That’s Good.

    - 2 days ago 18 Feb 17, 7:30am -
  • Musselman Upped At Adams Fort Wayne
    Kevin Musselman has been named VP & GM for Adams Radio Group’s Fort Wayne cluster. Musselman has been with Adams in Fort Wayne since it entered the market via the acquisition of Oasis Radio and Summit City Radio Group. From 2007 to 2012 he served i…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 8:09pm -
  • Three’s No Crowd For Connoisseur Long Island
    Three promotions for the company on the Island: Christina Kay will take over the Afternoon Drive slot on Hot AC WALK 97.5; Joe Varecha is promoted to Marketing Director and Michael Keeney has been promoted to Promotions Director overseeing events and…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 8:00pm -
  • A Frank Discussion About The Industry Today
    From Wall Street investors to your local direct sales, ratings, and technology, Hispanic radio leadership’s perspective on today’s industry will help you navigate what’s coming tomorrow. And at Radio Ink's Hispanic Radio Conference next month,…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 1:05pm -
  • Ramsey: Is Fake News Killing People’s Minds?
    In his latest Media Unplugged, Mark Ramsey points out that Apple CEO Tim Cook argues that fake news is “killing people’s minds.” Ramsey disagrees. "Not only do we think that Tim is dead wrong, we also think he’s powerless to change the state…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 1:04pm -
  • Wheatstone Buys PR&E
    Wheatstone has acquired the assets and intellectual property of Pacific Research & Engineering from GatesAir (formerly Harris Broadcast) for an undisclosed amount.
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 1:03pm -

Radio Online

  • !Erik Kuselias Launches New/Talk Show for Genesis

    Erik Kuselias Launches New/Talk Show for Genesis

    Genesis Communications taps Erik Kuselias to move into the News/Talk chair on WWBA (AM 820 News)/Tampa and its Space Coast outlet WIXC (AM 1060 News), weekdays from 1-3pm. The stations can be heard throughout the state of Florida from Tallahassee thr…
    - 6 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 12:27pm -
  • !Premiere's George Noory Featured in New York Times

    Premiere's George Noory Featured in New York Times

    The New York Times featured a story Monday, February 20, about Premiere Networks host George Noory and the popularity of "Coast to Coast AM," his syndicated overnight radio program. Noory discussed how "Coast to Coast AM" has evolved over the years,…
    - 6 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 12:17pm -
  • Gow Media Acquires Lifestyle News Site CultureMap

    Gow Media Acquires Lifestyle News Site CultureMap

    Gow Media, owner of two Houston sports radio outlets, and sports radio network SB Nation Radio, announced the acquisition of CultureMap, a digital provider of lifestyle content in Texas. The new combination creates a multi-platform media company that…
    - 10 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 8:07am -
  • Kevin Musselman Upped to Adams/Fort Wayne VP/GM

    Kevin Musselman Upped to Adams/Fort Wayne VP/GM

    Adams Radio Group appoints Kevin Musselman as VP/General Manager for its cluster in Fort Wayne, IN. He's been with Adams in Fort Wayne since it entered the market via acquisition of Oasis Radio and Summit Media serving as Director of Sales. From 2007…
    - 11 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 8:00am -
  • Nevada Public Radio Closed on KJIV/Reno for $550K

    Nevada Public Radio Closed on KJIV/Reno for $550K

    Nevada Public Radio has closed on its acquisition of 790w Variety KJIV-FM (89.1)/Sun Valley, NV (serving Nielsen market 122 Reno, Nevada) from Open Sky Radio Corp. for $550,000. Open Sky is headed by Director Jeff Cotton. Greg Guy of Patrick Communic…
    - 23 hours ago 19 Feb 17, 7:20pm -
  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Speaks Out for FM Chips

    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Speaks Out for FM Chips

    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai spoke to the North American Broadcasters Association on Thursday, his first time as Chairman, concerning the Future of Radio and Audio. Even as the industry is in the midst of a high-tech revolution, where the Internet and mobil…
    - 23 hours ago 19 Feb 17, 7:18pm -
  • WQAM, Miami Hurricanes Extend Flagship Deal

    WQAM, Miami Hurricanes Extend Flagship Deal

    South Florida Hurricanes' fans can continue to find their team on Sports WQAM-AM/Miami as the University of Miami Athletics and Miami's Sports Radio 560 have announced a multi-year extension for the station to remain the flagship radio home of Miami…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 8:16am -
  • Romano Brings 'Her Story' to WBEN Sunday Mornings

    Romano Brings 'Her Story' to WBEN Sunday Mornings

    Adult Hits WBEN-FM (95.7 BEN FM) Philadelphia taps market veteran Kathy Romano to host a new Sunday morning show called "Her Story" (Sundays at 7:30am). Romano will continue her role on co-owned Rock WMMR-FM as co-host of the Preston andamp; Steve Sh…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 8:09am -
  • Alliance for Women in Media Board, Chairs Announced

    Alliance for Women in Media Board, Chairs Announced

    The Alliance for Women in Media and its Foundation (AWM/F) have announced its 2017 national boards of directors. Imagine Communications Chief Product Officer, Advertising Management Systems Sarah Foss will serve as Chairperson for both organizations.…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 8:00am -
  • Ackerman, Calhoun Expand Roles at KMOX/St. Louis

    Ackerman, Calhoun Expand Roles at KMOX/St. Louis

    News/Talk KMOX-AM/St. Louis has signed morning host and Sports Director Tom Ackerman, and morning co-host host and news reporter Michael Calhoun, to multi-year contract extensions with expanded roles at the CBS Radio outlet. Ackerman, who has served…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 7:52am -
  • Compass Media Networks Signs to Rep MannGroup

    Compass Media Networks Signs to Rep MannGroup

    Southern California-based radio syndicator MannGroup Radio has signed with Compass Media Networks for national ad sales representation. MG represents Paige Nienaber/CPR Promotional Consulting, GrooveWorx imaging and libraries among several programs a…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 7:32pm -
  • Nielsen: News Radio Made Significant Gains in 2016

    Nielsen: News Radio Made Significant Gains in 2016

    It's no surprise that listeners tune to News/Talk formats more than in non-election years in the lead up to November. In 2012, News/Talk radio's audience levels spiked during the election year, and in 2016 proved to be no different. According to Niel…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 3:45pm -
  • Redskins Add WMAL/D.C. For Game Day Broadcasts

    Redskins Add WMAL/D.C. For Game Day Broadcasts

    The Washington Redskins have announced that WMAL-AM andamp; FM will carry Redskins Radio Network broadcasts the Washington, DC, metro area on game days, beginning with the 2017 NFL season. The distribution on WMAL's 105.9 and 630 signals will supplem…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 7:17am -
  • ''The Forbes List'' Debuts with Jordan Harbinger

    ''The Forbes List'' Debuts with Jordan Harbinger

    "The Forbes List" on the PodcastOne network premiered Thursday with host Jordan Harbinger, who dives into the stories behind Forbes' most famous lists, including the "Forbes 400" list featuring the wealthiest Americans. New episodes air every Thursda…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 7:06am -
  • TV Host Bob Barker to Guest Host ''Animal Radio''

    TV Host Bob Barker to Guest Host ''Animal Radio''

    Legendary TV host and animal activist Bob Barker will guest host the pet talk program " Animal Radio" on February 25. Barker may be best remembered for his "Spay and Neuter" messages at the end of "The Price is Right," but many also know the 93 year-…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 6:57am -
  • Radio Mercury Awards Final Round Judging Panel

    Radio Mercury Awards Final Round Judging Panel

    The Radio Mercury Awards has announced the final round judging panel for the 26th Annual Radio Mercury Awards. This year's panel of agency creative leaders represents radio's top ad categories including automotive, communications, financial services,…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 6:51am -
  • Who Do Women Love Most-Radio or Pandora?

    Who Do Women Love Most-Radio or Pandora?

    In a Burns/Strategic Study, women 15-54 say they love their favorite radio station more than Pandora, and by a huge margin: 58% to 32%. This and other information about how women feel about radio today will be presented on Thursday in the first of fo…
    - 5 days ago 15 Feb 17, 6:44pm -
  • CBS Q4 Results Reports CBS Radio as Discontinued

    CBS Q4 Results Reports CBS Radio as Discontinued

    CBS Corp., parent of CBS Radio, reported fourth quarter revenues were $3.52 billion compared with $3.59 billion in 2015. Operating income was down to $484 million from $770 million, while adjusted OI grew 10% to $733 from $664 million. The company re…
    - 5 days ago 15 Feb 17, 6:35pm -
  • RAB Offers Sales, Marketing Sessions at NAB Show

    RAB Offers Sales, Marketing Sessions at NAB Show

    The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) will present four revenue and professional development-oriented sales and marketing sessions at this year's NAB Show to be held in Las Vegas on April 22-27. All of the sessions are a part of the Business of Broadcas…
    - 5 days ago 15 Feb 17, 8:15am -
  • TargetSpot to Handle Streaming Sales for SBS

    TargetSpot to Handle Streaming Sales for SBS

    TargetSpot, a digital audio ad network, inks a network partnership with Spanish Broadcasting System to become the third party sales network for all of SBS's Spanish radio streaming inventory. The expanded partnership gives TargetSpot one of the large…
    - 5 days ago 15 Feb 17, 7:08am -
  • CMP, Miles Ahead Partner for Ad Sales Representation

    CMP, Miles Ahead Partner for Ad Sales Representation

    In tandem with the sixth anniversary of syndicated "Cafe Mocha" radio show, Miles Ahead Broadcasting inks a new ad sales agreement with Compass Media Networks to handle ad sales for the its weekend show targeted to "women of color." Affectionately kn…
    - 5 days ago 15 Feb 17, 6:58am -
  • MIW 2016 Gender Study Finds 17.8% are Women GMs

    MIW 2016 Gender Study Finds 17.8% are Women GMs

    According to the latest MIW Gender Analysis Study released by the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group, 1,944 or 17.8% of 11,229 AM and FM radio stations have women holding the General Manager position in 2016. This is a half-point increase f…
    - 5 days ago 15 Feb 17, 6:50am -
  • WO, Entercom to Syndicate ''Beyond Reality Radio''

    WO, Entercom to Syndicate ''Beyond Reality Radio''

    Westwood One is partnering with Entercom to syndicate its popular "Beyond Reality Radio" program, a two-hour talk show about the paranormal, launching on Monday, March 6. The program is co-hosted by Jason Hawes, co-founder of The Atlantic Paranormal…
    - 6 days ago 14 Feb 17, 8:17am -
  • Kwame Dankwa Named Star 104/Erie Program Director

    Kwame Dankwa Named Star 104/Erie Program Director

    Connoisseur Media appoints Kwame Dankwa as Program Director for WRTS-FM (Star 104)/Erie, PA, effective February 27. Dankwa, originally from Windsor, CT, was most recently heard on KPWK-FM (Power 933)/Seattle where he served as Assistant PD and handle…
    - 6 days ago 14 Feb 17, 6:57am -
  • Conclave to Honor John Gehron with Rockwell Award

    Conclave to Honor John Gehron with Rockwell Award

    The Conclave, which celebrates 42 years of educating radio broadcasters this year, has announced that it will present the 2017 Rockwell Award to John Gehron, Chief Operating Officer and Chairman of AccuRadio. Gehron will receive The Rockwell Award du…
    - 7 days ago 14 Feb 17, 3:06am -

FMQB

NTS Media

  • Welcome To The NTS MediaOnline Archives
    Welcome to the NTS MediaOnline website, an archive of news and events from the world of modern-day News/Talk/Sports radio. NTS MediaOnline, which was retired in December 2016, featured a daily email news update, and weekly and monthly feature article…
    - 50 days ago 1 Jan 17, 10:58am -
  • NTS MediaOnline Monthly (December)

    NTS MediaOnline Monthly (December)

    Hello, I Must Be Going     Is Talk Radio Dead?    Stop Fearing Change!  Editor’s Note: Over the past 20 years, I estimate I’ve written nearly 1,000 weekly and monthly feature columns about YOU.  So I trust for this final issue of NTS MediaO…
    - 66 days ago 16 Dec 16, 5:00pm -
  • Talk And Media News Notes

    Talk And Media News Notes

    Multi-media mogul Sean Hannity is apparently interested in expanding to the Hollywood film biz. The Hollywood Reporter says Hannity (left) is partnering with actor Kevin Sorbo to produce Let There Be Light, a film about a “world renowned atheist wh…
    - 66 days ago 16 Dec 16, 11:00am -
  • Figueredo Checks-In At WOKV/Jacksonville

    Figueredo Checks-In At WOKV/Jacksonville

    Cox Media Group/Jacksonville, FL has named Nick Figueredo Director of Branding and Programming for News 104.5 WOKV, effective immediately. Figueredo (left) has worked for CMG/Orlando for the past seven years, where he most recently served as Assist…
    - 66 days ago 16 Dec 16, 10:00am -
  • NTS MediaOnline Today ‘Gig Alerts’

    NTS MediaOnline Today ‘Gig Alerts’

    The Filter with Nomiki Konst has an immediate opening for a full-time Producer. The three hour/five nights a week show is heard on SiriusXM’s Progress channel. You’ll need strong guest-booking and organizational skills to produce the primarily po…
    - 66 days ago 16 Dec 16, 9:00am -
  • FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler To Step Down

    FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler To Step Down

    Answering the oft-asked, ‘will he stay, or will he go?’ question, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced today in an open meeting of the agency that he will step down at the end of President Obama’s term next month. Wheeler’s tenure as Chairman o…
    - 67 days ago 15 Dec 16, 11:58am -
  • Dan Proft Re-Ups At Salem/Chicago

    Dan Proft Re-Ups At Salem/Chicago

    AM 560 The Answer (WIND/Chicago) and morning show host Dan Proft announce a multi-year contract extension that will keep Proft as co-host of Chicago’s Morning Answer, alongside Amy Jacobson. Prior to his career in Talk radio, Proft served in a nu…
    - 67 days ago 15 Dec 16, 11:45am -
  • Network/Syndication News

    Network/Syndication News

    ABC News Radio reports the network will offer a roster of long and short form year-end programs in the coming days. Among the special shows available are: Playback 2016 — a one hour special, anchored by ABCNR’s Cheri Preston (left) and Aaron Ka…
    - 67 days ago 15 Dec 16, 9:00am -
  • Condolences 2016

    Condolences 2016

    As we wrap up another year, NTS MediaOnline Today pauses to remember our industry friends and colleagues who ‘hung up their headphones’ for the final time in 2016: Former WPRO/Providence talk host and controversial two-time mayor of the city, B…
    - 67 days ago 15 Dec 16, 7:00am -
  • Rush And Cumulus Media Renew Vows

    Rush And Cumulus Media Renew Vows

    What a difference a few years makes. Back in 2013, then Cumulus Media CEO Lew Dickey openly feuded in the mainstream and industry press with Rush Limbaugh (left) during renewal talks between the company and Limbaugh’s syndicator Premiere Networks…
    - 68 days ago 14 Dec 16, 1:17pm -

Talkers

  • Monday, February 20, 2017

    Monday, February 20, 2017

    It’s Official: Grayson to Host Midday Show at KTRS, St. Louis.  Last week, TALKERS reported that St. Louis talk show host Jon Grayson had exited CBS RADIO’s KMOX and was rumored to be headed across the street to news/talk KTRS “The Big 550.”…
    - 9 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 9:19am -
  • “Holiday” 2016 PPM Analysis: Sports

    “Holiday” 2016 PPM Analysis: Sports

     By Mike Kinosian Managing Editor TALKERS LOS ANGELES —In advance of the release of January 2017 ratings information, here is a thorough look at PPM results for all-sports outlets in the “Holiday” 2016 ratings period which covered December 1,…
    - 10 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 8:03am -
  • Doing Talk Radio Henck’s Way

    Doing Talk Radio Henck’s Way

    By Mike Kinosian Managing Editor TALKERS   MADISON, Wis. — There isn’t much of a mystery in identifying Mitch Henck’s all-time favorite singer. Now in his mid-50s, the Lafayette, Indiana native and roughly quarter-of-a-century Madison, Wiscon…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:30am -
  • Friday, February 17, 2017

    Friday, February 17, 2017

    KMOX, St. Louis Extends Calhoun and Ackerman.  St. Louis heritage news/talk KMOX announces it has signed staffers Michael Calhoun and Tom Ackerman to new, multi-year contracts that include some new duties for both.  Calhoun and Ackerman are part of…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 8:29am -
  • “Holiday” 2016 PPM Analysis: Country

    “Holiday” 2016 PPM Analysis: Country

    By Mike Kinosian Managing Editor TALKERS LOS ANGELES — Our in-depth overview of “Holiday” 2016 PPM results concludes with a summary of country. Previous similar spotlights focused on adult contemporary (Monday, 2/6) and hot AC (Tuesday, 2/7). A…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 11:08am -
  • Thursday, February 16, 2017

    Thursday, February 16, 2017

    CBS Reports Q4 2016 and Full-Year Financials; CBS Presented as Discontinued Operation.  The latter is due to the pending merger of CBS Radio with Entercom and it means that CBS did not present any revenue information or operating income metrics for…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 8:36am -
  • Lessons from Rebuilding a Struggling Radio News Station

    Lessons from Rebuilding a Struggling Radio News Station

    By Bill McMahon The Authentic Personality CEO   EAGLE, Idaho – Competition, ownership and on-air personnel changes, misguided attempts to attract a younger audience and location on the AM band combined to reduce a former major market-leading news…
    - 5 days ago 15 Feb 17, 9:19am -
  • Wednesday, February 15, 2017

    Wednesday, February 15, 2017

    McMahon: Lessons Learned from Rebuilding a Struggling Radio News Station.  Consultant Bill McMahon details the myriad reasons he believes people tune in to – and stay with – a radio news station.  He explains it in the context of rebuilding a m…
    - 5 days ago 15 Feb 17, 8:42am -
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    Tuesday, February 14, 2017

    Alpha Media to Buy WFTL and WMEN in Palm Beaches.  This deal brings two spoken-word formatted AMs into Alpha Media’s West Palm Beach station group, joining current holdings adult contemporary WEAT “Sunny 107.9” and hot AC WRMF.  News/talk WFT…
    - 6 days ago 14 Feb 17, 7:53am -
  • Monday, February 13, 2017

    Monday, February 13, 2017

    Feature Story: Internet Radio’s Backbone.  As far as TALKERS magazine is aware, nobody gets audio content on the Internet with the ease and sophistication (not to mention affordable rates) the way Backbone Networks does.  In this piece published…
    - 7 days ago 13 Feb 17, 9:09am -

Radio Business Report

  • SBS Sinks Again In Pre-Holiday Activity

    SBS Sinks Again In Pre-Holiday Activity

    Spanish Broadcasting System’s slide continued on Friday, with SBSAA shares tumbling another 9%
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  • Delmarva FM Gives RoJo Mojo
    A broadcast company led by two Salisbury, Md.-based individuals have reached a deal to purchase a Class A FM serving the Eastern Shore
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 10:00am -
  • Event Staff
    Ferndale, MI – Description: Beasley Media Group Detroit is seeking a part-time Event Staff who is interested in learning more about event marketing, promotions and broadcasting. As part of the Event Staff, you will gain exposure for the radio stati…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:29am -
  • Show Producer
    Ferndale, MI – Description: Be a part of one of the most dynamic stations in America! 105.1 The BOUNCE, is looking for a Show Producer, who will be responsible for working with hosts to create one of the most compelling and top rated shows in the m…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:28am -
  • ATSC 3.0 Vote Confirmed For FCC Open Meeting

    ATSC 3.0 Vote Confirmed For FCC Open Meeting

    A NPRM up for approval would let TV broadcasters use ATSC 3.0 on a voluntary, market-driven basis
    - 4 days ago 17 Feb 17, 3:00am -


Urban Insite

  • New Study, iTunes #1 Music Platform

    New Study, iTunes #1 Music Platform

    The competition is getting crazy for ears. With the lack of radio creativity, what will this do to radio’s future. There are many music platforms, but iTunes is growing and is #1. More iTunes insite here.  
    - 9 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 9:55am -
  • 93FM’s Cleveland’s Sam Sylk with Ice Cube

    93FM’s Cleveland’s Sam Sylk with Ice Cube

    Cleveland’s 93FM (Mr. Chicken & Waffle man) Sam Sylk with Ice Tea on-air. Be seen. Be heard. Share your on-air talent pictures or interviews. Email us: webmaster@urbaninsite.com.
    - 9 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 9:45am -
  • MC Marcus Chapman Talks To After 7

    MC Marcus Chapman Talks To After 7

    MC Marcus Chapman talked to After 7 about their career and Unsung episode.
    - 9 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 9:44am -
  • 3rd Annual WDAS Women of Excellance Luncheon

    3rd Annual WDAS Women of Excellance Luncheon

    105.3 WDAS FM to Also Honor Four Local Remarkable Women in the Community Through Listener Nominations Presenting Sponsors Include Gwynedd Mercy University and PhillyJustice.com 105.3 WDAS FM, Philly’s Best R&B and Throwbacks, has announced that rec…
    - 9 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 9:44am -
  • We Want To Play Your Music!

    We Want To Play Your Music!

    We want to play your music that radio won’t play. This is your station for “unsigned hype!” Many local radio stations don’t control their own playlist in today’s changing world. They show NO love for local artists. Our definition of local i…
    - 9 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 9:43am -
  • Experienced Radio Local Sales Manager

    Experienced Radio Local Sales Manager

    Location:  Raleigh NC Description:  WRAL-FM in Raleigh, NC, seeks experienced Radio Local Sales Manager to achieve revenue goals by creating and implementing winning sales strategies. Recruit, coach, and grow great talent. Responsible for all aspe…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 12:39pm -
  • Kamalismusic.com: Win Cash Just For Listening

    Kamalismusic.com: Win Cash Just For Listening

    Kamal presents the “Love, Happiness, Soul Free Money Contest.” All you have to do is visit Kamalismusic.com. Just for listening all the details on how to win are coming soon. This contest is sponsored by CKM Group Records. Visit Kamal online: Fac…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 12:34pm -
  • Radio On Smartphones

    Radio On Smartphones

    Radio on Smartphones: FCC chairman Ajit Pai says he’d love to see more smartphone makers activate the hidden FM radio inside their devices, but he doesn’t think the commission should step in to do anything about it reports theverge.com.
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 12:33pm -
  • Power Hip Hop Songs 2.17.17

    Power Hip Hop Songs 2.17.17

    Drake – Fake Love Migos – Bad & Boujee Future – Used To This Dae Dae – Spend It Rae Sremmurd – Black Beatles Amine – Caroline Migos – T-Shirt Rihanna – Sex With Me Big Sean – Bounce Back Rob Stone – Chill Bill
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 12:33pm -
  • Power R&B Songs 2.17.17

    Power R&B Songs 2.17.17

    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 12:32pm -
  • 105.3 KJamz Tulsa, Looking For Midday Talent

    105.3 KJamz Tulsa, Looking For Midday Talent

    Perry Broadcasting Tulsa, 105.3 Hip Hop and R&B Hits has a rare midday opening Monday-Friday 10am-2pm. A great opportunity for the next rising star, looking for a creative, passionate, a dedicated individual who is ready to take the hand-off and scor…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 2:10pm -
  • Kamalismusic.com: Listen and Win Free Money

    Kamalismusic.com: Listen and Win Free Money

    Kamal presents the “Love, Happiness, Soul Free Money Contest“. Win free money just for listening to Kamal’s music. Complete details coming soon to Urbaninsite.com and Kamalismusic.com. This contest sponsored by CKM Group Records.
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 1:07pm -
  • Look It’s Sam Sylk & Charlie Wilson

    Look It’s Sam Sylk & Charlie Wilson

    Sam Sylk spoke with Charlie Wilson on air. Charlie stopped by to promote his “In It To Win It Tour” and his new single.
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 12:52pm -
  • Kristina Fields On-Air 95.7 The Spot

    Kristina Fields On-Air 95.7 The Spot

    Kristina Fields 95.7 The Spot Houston, TX E: kmfields89@yahoo.com
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 12:45pm -
  • Raleigh-Durham: National Sales Manager

    Raleigh-Durham: National Sales Manager

    Location:  Raleigh NC Description: Are you an experienced National Sales Manager looking to move to a larger, healthy media market? Are you an up and coming Account Executive looking to move up to management? Have you been searching for an innovati…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 12:34pm -

All About Country

  • Church Nails The Scalpers

    Church Nails The Scalpers

    Eric Church recently cancelled more than 25,000 tickets purchased by scalpers for various shows on his "Holdin' My Own Tour.""They buy thousands of tickets across the U.S., not just mine, and then end up making a fortune," said Church in "The Tenne…
    - 11 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 7:19am -
  • Spin Doctors Hosting Thursday Night Throwdown During CRS

    Spin Doctors Hosting Thursday Night Throwdown During CRS

    The Spin Doctors Music Group is hosting its 5th annual Thursday Night Throwdown this Thursday at the Hard Rock Cafe. The event starts at 7 p.m. and will include an acoustic showcase featuring SDMG artists Sherrie Austin, Kala  James, Luke West, Iliv…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 6:54am -
  • More Added To Bash At The Beach

    More Added To Bash At The Beach

    Florida Georgia Line, Jake Owen, Lee Brice, Dustin Lynch, Brothers Osborne, Big & Rich, Chris Lane and Dee Jay Silver will perform at the Bash At the Beach March 31 and April 1 at Mandalay Beach in Las Vegas.Bash At The Beach is one of the ACM's Pa…
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  • WDAQ-W287AN Expands Frequency

    WDAQ-W287AN Expands Frequency

    After flipping its translator W297AM and its originating station WDAQ HD3, 107.3 to Country and rebranding to "The Bull" in July, Berkshire Broadcasting/Danbury, CT is now simulcasting at W249DO (soon to be W250CH) at 97.9.  The station will be rena…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 6:44am -
  • Streaming Music Getting Stronger

    Streaming Music Getting Stronger

    Like to listen to your iTunes shuffle while you run or do chores?  You are not alone.  According to Business Insider, streaming services will be the dominant way people consume music going forward.  A January report from Nielsen found that Ame…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 6:16am -
  • Little Big Town Scores Top Spot

    Little Big Town Scores Top Spot

    Congrats to Capitol Nashville's Little Big Town for scoring the #1 spot on the Mediabase Country singles chart with "Better Man," the lead single off their forthcoming album, "The Breaker."Great work done by UMG Nashville SVP/Promo Royce Risser; Ca…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 6:13am -
  • CRS To Kick Off This Week

    CRS To Kick Off This Week

    Country Radio Seminar (CRS) kicks off this Wednesday, February 22 in downtown Nashville, TN.  The three-day agenda is packed with entertianment, networking and educational opportunities, and includes panels, mentoring events, instructive discussions…
    - 12 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 6:07am -
  • Paisley Coming With New Album

    Paisley Coming With New Album

    Brad Paisley has announced his latest album "Love and War," will be release april 21.  This is Paisley's 11th studio album, and was produced by Paisley and Luke Wooten.  The project was originally scheduled for release March 3 but got pushed back u…
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  • Tali Canterbury New Director/A&R Project Management For BMLG

    Tali Canterbury New Director/A&R Project Management For BMLG

    Tali Canterbury is the new Director/A&R Project Management for Big Machine Label Group.  This is newly created role.  She will work with artists across BMLG's five imprints.  She joins BMLG from Big Machine Music, where she was Publishing Manager.…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 7:37am -
  • Research Study "What Women Want-2017" Shares Results

    Research Study "What Women Want-2017" Shares Results

    The Alan Burns and Associates and Strategic Solutions Research study, "What Women Want--2017" has discovered more interesting findings on women's relationship with radio.  Although overall the radio-women relationship is good there are two areas of…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 7:06am -

MediaLife

  • !People list 2.21.17
    Luca Pannese and Luca Lorenzini join Publicis NY Jorge Murillo rises to VP and ECD at Alma Keith Cox rises to development president at Paramount Network Matt McAllester rises to editor in chief at Newsweek Jason Simms becomes director of drama and co…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 3:20pm -
  • !People 2.21.17

    People 2.21.17

    Agencies   Omnicom agency LatinWorks has named Leo Olper senior vice president and managing director, based in New York. Olper was previously partner and business development and integration officer at d expósito & Partners. LatinWorks has also pro…
    - 3 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 3:18pm -
  • !Leo Olper becomes managing director at LatinWorks
    Agency also promotes executive vice president and general manager Christy Kranik to partner and chief client officer The post Leo Olper becomes managing director at LatinWorks appeared first on Media Life Magazine.
    - 3 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 3:14pm -
  • !‘Meet the Press’ wins Stephen Miller week

    ‘Meet the Press’ wins Stephen Miller week

    Morning show finishes first among both total viewers and 25-54s on the day in which the Donald Trump advisor appeared on all four networksThe post ‘Meet the Press’ wins Stephen Miller week appeared first on Media Life Magazine.
    - 4 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 2:21pm -
  • !CBS squeaks out first-place finish on Friday

    CBS squeaks out first-place finish on Friday

    Network posts a 1.1 rating for the night with 'MacGyver,' 'Hawaii Five-0' and 'Blue Bloods,' just ahead of ABC's 1.0 ratingThe post CBS squeaks out first-place finish on Friday appeared first on Media Life Magazine.
    - 5 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 1:50pm -
  • Drama lineup leads ABC to first on Thursday

    Drama lineup leads ABC to first on Thursday

    'Grey's Anatomy,' 'Scandal' and 'How to Get Away With Murder' are three of the night's top six shows in 18-49s. CBS's 'Big Bang Theory' tops the night with a 2.7 rating.The post Drama lineup leads ABC to first on Thursday appeared first on Media Lif…
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  • Media buyers’ picks: What’s hot (and not) in digital radio

    Media buyers’ picks: What’s hot (and not) in digital radio

    What's hot: Streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify, podcasting and local stations streaming their feeds. What's not: Satellite and HD radio, which have become afterthoughts.The post Media buyers’ picks: What’s hot (and not) in digital r…
    - 4 days ago 17 Feb 17, 4:30am -
  • Best of the week: Trump Trump Trump Trump

    Best of the week: Trump Trump Trump Trump

    The president calls out the media in a rambling press conference. Columnists sharpen their pencils. Plus: Remembering Wayne Barrett and Jorge Ramos on maintaining optimism. The post Best of the week: Trump Trump Trump Trump appeared first on Media L…
    - 4 days ago 17 Feb 17, 4:25am -
  • After months, that Vermont paper finds its owner

    After months, that Vermont paper finds its owner

    The publisher of the Hardwick Gazette tried (and failed) to give away his newspaper through an essay contest. But after he gave up, he actually found a buyer.The post After months, that Vermont paper finds its owner appeared first on Media Life Maga…
    - 4 days ago 17 Feb 17, 4:15am -
  • Rachel, I love my new boss but he sure tells whoppers
    Here's our writer's problem. She doesn't know how to react when he lets loose with a doozy in front of clients. They see through the whoppers and smile knowingly. She squirms.The post Rachel, I love my new boss but he sure tells whoppers appeared fi…
    - 4 days ago 17 Feb 17, 4:10am -

Radio 411

FYI: The radio411 rss feed is broken. Hopefully the web admin will fix this some time in the future. RadioNx would like to include the radio411 content, but until they fix it, there is no new link love.

Radio Insight Boards

  • !W-Bach Signs Off In Maine

    W-Bach Signs Off In Maine

    Binnie Media is making changes at three of its Maine properties. The Classical format of “W-Bach” 106.9 WBQX Thomaston and 96.9 W245AA Portland was dropped on Saturday. WBQX is now Classic Hits “Frank-FM“, with the “Classic Hits for Mid-Coa…
    - 6 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 12:19pm -
  • WTF Is Rocking Lexington

    WTF Is Rocking Lexington

    As first reported in our 2/10 Daily Domains, iHeartMedia has flipped “Fox Sports 1580” WWTF Georgetown/97.7 W249DJ Lexington KY to Rock “WTF 97.7“. Running with the usual commercial-free launch pattern, the new format flanks sister Classic Ro…
    - 11 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 7:16am -
  • Winnipeg Gets Hot For 90s Hits

    Winnipeg Gets Hot For 90s Hits

    Evanov Radio Group has flipped Soft AC “Jewel 101” 100.5 CFJL-FM Winnipeg to 90s Hits “Hot 100.5“. Positioned as “90s & More”, the station is stretching to play compatible songs from the early 2000s. Adam West, Program Director of sister…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:49pm -
  • Multiple St. Louis Talk Comings & Goings

    Multiple St. Louis Talk Comings & Goings

    After exiting overnights at KMOX, Jon Grayson too is joining CH Radio Holdings’ News/Talk 550 KTRS. Grayson will take the 10am-12pm slot on KTRS previously held Martin Kilcoyne and Randi Naughton starting March 13. Doug McElvein, who we noted below…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 1:30pm -
  • Daily Domains 2/17: A New Vibe For Columbus
    iHeartMedia is preparing to launch a new "Vibe" in Columbus. Plus potential changes coming in Panama City and Oklahoma.
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 1:13pm -
  • The Best Positioning of Yesterday…

    The Best Positioning of Yesterday…

    There have been two very different moves on station positioning in the U.K. this month. One was British group broadcaster Bauer going from the broad—“Your Music, Your Life”—to the more mundane with “The Biggest Hits, All Day Long.” But a…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:40am -
  • Station Sales Week Of 2/17

    Station Sales Week Of 2/17

    Station Sales Rothschild Broadcasting is selling Country “Cat Country 97.5” WKTT Salisbury MD to Joseph Morris and Ron Banks’ RoJo Broadcasting for $305,000. The buyers will begin operating WKTT via Time Brokerage Agreement on March 1. Banks re…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 7:00am -
  • D Magazine: Confessions of a Dallas Radio Promotions Assistant

    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 1:25pm -
  • The Verge: FCC chief wants smartphones’ hidden FM radios turned on, but won’t do anything about it

    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 12:40pm -
  • Danni Starr Joins WKYS' Fam In The Morning

    Danni Starr Joins WKYS' Fam In The Morning

    Radio-One Urban 93.9 WKYS Washington DC has tabbed Danni Starr as the new co-host of their “Fam In The Morning”. Starr, who previously co-hosted the syndicated Kane Show at iHeartMedia CHR “Hot 99.5” WIHT Washington and mornings/middays at de…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 12:37pm -
  • Where To Hear The ‘60s Online

    Where To Hear The ‘60s Online

    They were the webcasters most vulnerable to changing performance royalty rates—the boutique stations specializing in ‘60s and ‘70s gold that you didn’t regularly hear on large-market broadcast radio. A year ago, there was legitimate cause for…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 8:09am -
  • WMAL Joins Washington Redskins Radio Network

    WMAL Joins Washington Redskins Radio Network

    The Washington Redskins are adding Cumulus News/Talk 630 WMAL Washington DC/105.9 WMAL-FM Woodbridge VA to its network. The additions of WMAL and WMAL-FM will fill coverage holes on the team owned “ESPN 980” 980 WTEM Washington/92.7 WWXT Prince F…
    - 5 days ago 15 Feb 17, 5:21pm -

Topix

  • Raging Capital Management LLC Has $855,000 Position in Concordia International Corp.
    Raging Capital Management LLC maintained its stake in Concordia International Corp. during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 402,958 shares of the company's stock at the end of the fourth quarter.
    - 3 days ago 18 Feb 17, 1:11am -
  • Compania Cervecerias Unidas, S.A. (CCU) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
    The brokerage currently has a $26.00 target price on the stock. Zacks Investment Research's target price points to a potential upside of 12.07% from the company's previous close.
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:11pm -
  • Republicans Brace for Town Hall Protests About President Trump
    Republicans used town-hall meetings in 2009 to help channel outrage at the sitting president and take back Congress the next year. But now that they're in control of Washington, Republican lawmakers are finding they're the ones in the hot seat.
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 4:52pm -
  • Media Malpractice: The ABCs of Media Bias
    For example, when President Trump came to the CIA and received the type of ovation he usually gets at rallies of his supporters, his appearance blew away yet another media narrative several weeks in the making about his alleged war on the intelligenc…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 12:34pm -
  • What's on Tap for Apple's WWDC?
    We just wanted to let you know that our site content is, of course, available to you absolutely free of charge. Our ads are the only way we have to be able to bring you the latest high-quality content, which is written by professional journalists, wi…
    - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 7:58am -
  • Westwood One, Cumulus Media Partner For Special Programming Surrounding '52nd Annual ACM Awards'
    WESTWOOD ONE and CUMULUS MEDIA have partnered to present an array of special programming via WESTWOOD ONE for the "52ND ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS." The "WESTWOOD ONE BACKSTAGE AT THE ACM'S" special will take place at T-MOBILE ARENA in LA…
    - 4 days ago 17 Feb 17, 3:41am -
  • 'The Big Bang Theory' headed for two-season renewal?
    Sen. Ad... -- The ex-wife of Justin Ross Harris, the Georgia man who was found guilty of intentionally leaving the couple's 22-month-old son to die in a hot SUV in June 2... -- The Russian spy ship Viktor Leonov is no longer off the coast of Connecti…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 11:32pm -
  • Harris to Showcase Connected Battlefield Technologies at IDEX 2017
    Harris Corporation will showcase its broad range of advanced products and integrated systems that help customers connect the battlefield during the 2017 International Defence Exhibition and Conference , Feb. 19-23, in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Harris will exhi…
    - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 6:15pm -
  • Concordia International Corp (CXR) Cut to "Reduce" at TD Securities
    A number of other equities research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada restated an outperform rating and issued a C$18.50 price target on shares of Concordia International Corp in a research note on Monday, Oc…
    - 6 days ago 15 Feb 17, 3:01am -
  • SirusXM Is Not a Sell
    Sirius XM Holdings Inc. showed decent performance in 2016 as the stock was up approximately 10%. The stock is off to a good start this year as well, up almost 7% year to date and currently trading at a 10-year high of $4.76 per share.
    - 6 days ago 14 Feb 17, 11:00pm -
  • Canadian 9/11-inspired musical 'Come From Away' arrives on Broadway
    After years spent criss-crossing the continent with a series of sold-out engagements, "Come From Away" joins the canon of celebrated Canadian productions poised to make a splash on Broadway. The heartwarming musical is set in Gander, N.L. during the…
    - 6 days ago 14 Feb 17, 6:34pm -
  • Compania Cervecerias Unidas, S.A. (CCU) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
    Compania Cervecerias Unidas, S.A. has earned an average recommendation of "Hold" from the five brokerages that are presently covering the company. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation and four have assigned a hold recommendation…
    - 6 days ago 14 Feb 17, 2:15pm -

Mark Ramsey Media

  • !It’s Time For Radio To Make Spots Shorter

    It’s Time For Radio To Make Spots Shorter

    YouTube has announced that they will no longer support 30-second ads that viewers can’t skip, starting 2018. No more. Nada. Zip. Why? A YouTube spokesman said… We’re committed to providing a better ads experience for users online. As part of th…
    - 7 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 11:32am -
  • Media Unplugged: Apple Says Fake News Is “Killing People’s Minds” – Really?

    Media Unplugged:  Apple Says Fake News Is “Killing People’s Minds” – Really?

    Apple says fake news is “killing people’s minds” – really? And… Publishing platform Medium crashes – and idealism burns. Plus, rants and raves about Oscar-nominated screenwriters sharing some hilarious studio notes, and more. It’s epis…
    - 1 day ago 19 Feb 17, 4:16pm -
  • Radio’s Lost Podcasting Opportunity

    Radio’s Lost Podcasting Opportunity

    When you talk to radio broadcasters about their podcasting strategy, they tend to see it from the same perspective: The one that relates to their own content. But there’s another way to see podcasting strategy, one that is right in front of your ea…
    - 12 days ago 8 Feb 17, 12:42pm -
  • New Radio Competition from the New York Times

    New Radio Competition from the New York Times

    Oh but so much more than that. From MediaPost: The New York Times will launch a new daily podcast hosted by Michael Barbaro called “The Daily.” The show, which is billed as “a reimagining of a daily audio report for a digital audience,” will…
    - 20 days ago 31 Jan 17, 1:00pm -
  • Media Unplugged: How To Win The War For Attention

    Media Unplugged: How To Win The War For Attention

    How to win the war for attention. And… I am Keats, and so are you! Plus, rants and raves about TV promos missing the boat, and what happens when the company that makes checks thinks they can convince millennials to use them. It’s episode 57 of M…
    - 21 days ago 30 Jan 17, 4:17pm -

Radio InkTank

  • Are You Radio’s Next Messiah?

    Are You Radio’s Next Messiah?

    Kent Burkhart, Todd Storz the father of top 40 radio and legendary programmer Bill Stewart This is an industry littered with programming stories, but few have had the impact of Top 40, and it has been the basis of the...
    - 7 Apr 16, 12:30pm -
  • Radio: Disrupt Or Be Disrupted

    Radio: Disrupt Or Be Disrupted

    The world as we know it has been disrupted. Look at almost any industry, especially in technology, and you’ll see that new players have come into the space, offered the product or service in a new way, and left the...
    - 3 Mar 16, 11:33am -
  • A Quick 18 Years
    If you were to awaken me from a deep sleep and ask me how old HD Radio is, I’d probably say 5 to 7 years. So I was shocked when Bob Struble announced he would no longer be with the...
    - 21 Dec 15, 6:13pm -
  • A Plan To Eliminate Radio's Advertiser Turnover Forever
    Turnover among advertisers seems to be a disease within the radio industry. But what if we looked at advertisers differently? Could we stop the turnover? First, we have to address the causes of turnover. I think it boils down to...
    - 19 Nov 15, 10:35am -
  • Dancing On Cumulus' Grave
    As my plane landed in Atlanta for the Radio Show, I checked my e-mail and saw the breaking news from our own Radio Ink that Lew and John Dickey had been ousted from their positions at Cumulus, though Lew remains...
    - 1 Oct 15, 7:30am -
  • Embracing Technology Starts With Consumer Pressure
    An incredible thing is happening for radio. In July, AT&T agreed to allow FM chips to be activated in U.S. customers’ smartphones. Then, earlier this month, Paul Brenner of NextRadio created a video outside a T-Mobile store featuring a consumer...
    - 24 Aug 15, 7:15am -
  • Does Hubbard Know Something You Don't?

    Does Hubbard Know Something You Don't?

    Yesterday Hubbard announced that it had purchased 30 percent of Norm Pattiz’s PodcastOne network for a reported $10 million. Why would a traditional broadcaster buy into a podcast network? First, it is common knowledge that Hubbard owns the second…
    - 4 Aug 15, 1:29pm -
  • A New Voltair Revelation

    A New Voltair Revelation

    By now, everyone in the radio industry is probably sick of hearing about the controversy surrounding the Voltair unit, which supposedly boosts PPM recognition in Nielsen’s ratings technology. I’m a little sick of it myself, frankly, yet since Rad…
    - 28 Jul 15, 1:30pm -
  • The Voltair Call: Anti-Climactic

    The Voltair Call: Anti-Climactic

    Nielsen clients got on a conference call today with the company to address the Voltair controversy — and Nielsen addressed it by saying it doesn’t support the Voltair unit. Company reps even went so far as to say they think...
    - 21 Jul 15, 5:15pm -
  • Ignoring Apple Music: Should Terrestrial Radio React?

    Ignoring Apple Music:  Should Terrestrial Radio React?

    A screen shot from the new Apple Music campaign. Should you ignore Apple Music? Or should your station react? History shows that established companies with first-mover advantage ignored Apple. Phone manufacturers did it before the iPhone, MP3 players…
    - 25 Jun 15, 4:42pm -

Voice Over Austin

  • Connect to John Ford Voice Over Artist using ipDTL

    Connect to John Ford Voice Over Artist using ipDTL

    ipDTL is the bomb! It’s quickly replacing ISDN as the go-to tool of choice for Voice Over artists and producers. The whole shebang runs in Google Chrome and requires no additional software or plugins or installs. If you have Google Chrome, you can…
    - 25 May 16, 9:25am -
  • That Scary and Deep Voice Over Guy Probably isn’t the Best Choice for your Imaging
    One of the trends in voice over and voice acting has seen many clients calling for a more natural and conversational read. Radio and TV in America continues to buck this trend. The proliferation of that same old big, scary, deep and ravenous VO might…
    - 9 May 16, 3:15pm -
  • The Natural and Conversational Voice Over Conundrum
    I can remember after about three years in the radio biz, I had a Program Director stop the tape during an aircheck session and say to me, “You know it’s a damn shame jocks spend the first 5 years of their career and the rest of their life learnin…
    - 3 May 16, 12:04pm -
  • Hello world!
    Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing!
    - 1 May 16, 4:00pm -

Mark Ramsey Media Video

hivio 2016 - Glenn McQuaid and "Tales from Beyond the Pale"

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hivio 2016 - Jesse Thorn on Leveraging Podcasting and Radio

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hivio 2016: How Radio Can Make a Real Difference in Local Communities

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hivio 2016 - How to Transform Personalities into Digital Brands

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hivio 2016 - How Radio Can Do Social Media Right

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hivio 2016 - Panoply's Andy Bowers on the Future of Podcasting as a Business

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Aircheckit

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Google

NAB News

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Radio World

    AdWeek

    Atlanta Journal Constitution

    • !Previous owner Ben Eason buys back Creative Loafing

      Previous owner Ben Eason buys back Creative Loafing

      This was posted on Monday, February 20, 2017 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blogAlternative newsweekly Creative Loafing is going back to its roots – literally. Ben Eason, son of the ...
      - 2 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 4:51pm -
    • !CBS46 moves ‘Just a Minute’ commentaries online only

      CBS46 moves ‘Just a Minute’ commentaries online only

      This was posted on Monday, February 20, 2017 by Rodney Ho on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blogAfter 18 months, CBS46 has dropped its daily “Just a Minute” commentaries, mostly from former journalists.The commentaries ...
      - 3 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 3:19pm -

    Holland Cook

    Survival Speech For Talkers

    - 9 Nov 11, 8:32am -
    Talk Radio -- Caller Technique

    - 9 Jul 10, 10:24am -
    What should NOT be said on the radio?

    - 30 Jun 10, 3:53pm -
    Is Sarah Palin over?

    - 7 Jun 10, 10:17pm -
    MSNBC The Ed Show: FM Talk Tsunami

    - 19 Apr 10, 10:33am -
    Talk Radio: Entertainment? Hate speech?

    - 2 Apr 10, 7:18pm -

    Jacobs Media

    • Here’s What Your Radio Station Should Put in Its Website Sidebars

      Here’s What Your Radio Station Should Put in Its Website Sidebars

      The sidebars on your radio station's website can be a powerful part of your overall digital strategy. Think carefully about what you put in them.
      - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 2:06pm -
    • Jim Cutler: 5 Tips To Help Radio Turn Empty Imaging into Solid Content

      Jim Cutler: 5 Tips To Help Radio Turn Empty Imaging into Solid Content

      In our "Guest List" feature today, the incomparable voice artist, Jim Cutler, provides great lessons in radio imaging. Jim is a true craftsman, offering up 5 tips to help radio turn empty imaging into strong content. It's truly great advice from a…
      - 4 days ago 17 Feb 17, 5:10am -
    • Playboy, Nudity, Mea Culpas, and Radio

      Playboy, Nudity, Mea Culpas, and Radio

      Earlier this week, Playboy announced it was reversing a decision it made in 2016, removing nudity from its pages. It's a classic example of marketing gone wrong, and it speaks to how brands need to maintain their core essence in order to survive and…
      - 5 days ago 16 Feb 17, 5:10am -
    • “Alexa, Let’s Listen To The Radio.”

      “Alexa, Let’s Listen To The Radio.”

      Much of radio's angst and consternation these past few years have centered on the dashboards of "connected cars." But disappearing radios in homes may prove to be an even bigger challenge for the industry. Thanks to the rapid rise of voice command…
      - 6 days ago 15 Feb 17, 5:10am -
    • CES for Radio Podcast: An App for Podcast Discovery

      CES for Radio Podcast: An App for Podcast Discovery

      Otto Radio is an app that helps listeners discover new podcasts by using an algorithm. In this interview, Otto Radio's CEO and CMO talk about the app.
      - 6 days ago 14 Feb 17, 10:05pm -
    • Did You Forget World Radio Day?

      Did You Forget World Radio Day?

      You may have forgotten yesterday was World Radio Day. Or maybe like me, you had no idea it even existed. It's a day devoted entirely to the celebration of our great medium, and it's never too late to pay homage to radio and the millions who enjoy i…
      - 7 days ago 14 Feb 17, 5:10am -
    • What Radio Can Learn From The Pizza Pizza Man

      What Radio Can Learn From The Pizza Pizza Man

      In a guest post today, Paul Jacobs looks back at the life and times of Detroit's pizza man, Mike Ilitch, who passed away this past Friday. From modest roots, Ilitch built a sports and entertainment powerhouse. Paul offers 7 lessons for radio culled…
      - 8 days ago 13 Feb 17, 5:10am -
    • This Week’s Stories: Picking the music at Starbucks, SNL’s monster ratings, a new social music platform
      In this week's "Catching Up Over Coffee," we lead with a story about....coffee. How Starbucks chooses the music you hear in their stores is a fascinating one. We've also got SNL ratings data (did you watch last night?), as well as a fascinating art…
      - 9 days ago 12 Feb 17, 4:50am -

    Holland Cooke Media

    • Say…what?

      Say…what?

      VIEWER WARNING: Your consultant is a former high school English teacher.
      - 38 days ago 13 Jan 17, 8:01am -
    • CES2017

      CES2017

      It’s massive…it’s mind-boggling…it’s the 50th annual Consumer Electronics Show.Read/see/hear: my week-long coverage from fabulous Las Vegas.
      - 49 days ago 2 Jan 17, 12:10pm -
    • Voices Radio Will Miss in 2017

      Voices Radio Will Miss in 2017

      Some sang, others played their hits. Some called play-by-play, others called-it-quits. Read: Our annual tribute, and 2017 Talk Radio format forecast.
      - 71 days ago 11 Dec 16, 4:34pm -
    • If Trump’s win teaches Talk Radio ONE THING…

      If Trump’s win teaches Talk Radio ONE THING…

      …it’s this: Video: Social Media demonstrate appetite for dialogue. Will monologue prone talkers take the hint?
      - 92 days ago 20 Nov 16, 4:22pm -
    • NAB Show/New York

      NAB Show/New York

      - 12 Nov 16, 8:23am -
    • Got a weekend show? Need stations?

      Got a weekend show? Need stations?

      Doing a good syndicated show isn’t easy. Doing the show is the easiest part of syndication. THE expert Skip Joeckel signs-up stations for weekend talk shows he represents. At his office in the Colorado Rockies we discussed how shows & … Continue…
      - 31 Oct 16, 2:23pm -
    • Social Media: Like your Followers

      Social Media: Like your Followers

      THE biggest mistake broadcasters make on Facebook and Twitter? Using these powerful tools to merely…broadcast. Read: tips from radio, TV, and podcast pros.
      - 14 Oct 16, 7:10am -
    • NAB/RAB Nashville + RAIN Summit

      NAB/RAB Nashville + RAIN Summit

      Read my Nashville notes in a MEATY October HC newsletter. See video of select sessions.
      - 20 Sep 16, 9:17am -
    • Connected Car: CONUNDRUM? Or OPPORTUNITY?

      Connected Car: CONUNDRUM? Or OPPORTUNITY?

      Now that the dashboard has turned into iPad where’s radio? Car dealers’ relationship with their customers is changing. So should radio’s. Understand the threat — and spot the OPPORTUNITY — in my notes from the CE Week Connected Mobility Con…
      - 24 Jun 16, 8:12am -
    • “The Next Generation of Talk Media”

      “The Next Generation of Talk Media”

      Click-on-the-pic for video: My presentation, the opening session at a great Talkers2016 conference. NOTE: You won’t see my PowerPoint slides on the big screen behind me, so I’ve put the whole deck, and a pile of handouts on a download … Continu…
      - 25 May 16, 8:09pm -

    Robert Feder

    • Robservations: Surprise! It’s 65 and sunny for Tom Skilling
      Robservations on the media beat: Even Chicago’s spectacularly beautiful weather was in on the conspiracy to make Sunday a perfect day for Tom Skilling. Family, friends and co-workers from WGN-Channel 9 gathered Sunday night to surprise the supersta…
      - 13 hours ago 20 Feb 17, 6:00am -
    • Robservations: Layoffs hit DNAinfo
      Robservations on the media beat: Even a lean and efficient digital news operation backed by a billionaire isn’t immune to economic pressures. Two full-time editorial employees were cut last week at DNAinfo Chicago, sources confirmed Thursday. The l…
      - 4 days ago 17 Feb 17, 6:00am -
    • Robservations: Bling to ring in Cubs season on ABC 7
      Robservations on the media beat: The third year of WLS-Channel 7’s agreement to broadcast Chicago Cubs baseball will begin with something new — a World Series Ring Ceremony. The first of 25 games to air in primetime, daytime and weekends on the A…
      - 5 days ago 15 Feb 17, 8:00am -
    • Robservations: ‘Dick Biondi Film’ launches Kickstarter campaign
      Robservations on the media beat: A Chicago filmmaker who’s been working for three years on a documentary about Radio Hall of Famer Dick Biondi is seeking help to reach the finish line. Pamela Pulice has launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $30,…
      - 8 days ago 13 Feb 17, 6:00am -
    • Studs Terkel Award winners reflect ‘Chicago journalism at its best’
      Three prominent Chicago journalists and the collective news operation of Univision Chicago WGBO-Channel 66 have been named recipients of Studs Terkel Awards for 2017, Public Narrative announced Thursday. Individual winners of Community Media Awards a…
      - 11 days ago 9 Feb 17, 5:30pm -
    • Greg Solk to program WXRT, K-Hits for CBS Radio
      Greg Solk, the nationally acclaimed radio programmer who’s been the creative force behind The Drive, The Loop and other iconic brands, has been hired as operations manager and program director of adult album alternative WXRT FM 93.1 and classic hit…
      - 11 days ago 9 Feb 17, 2:55pm -
    • Brain disease ‘shook my world,’ NBC 5’s Mike Adamle says
      Mike Adamle’s football career brought him fame, glory and a disease that could cost him everything. The 67-year-old Adamle, who played for the Chicago Bears and Northwestern Wildcats, has disclosed he’s been diagnosed with dementia, the final sta…
      - 13 days ago 7 Feb 17, 10:30pm -
    • RedEye to reopen as weekly — just for fun
      No one would have been surprised if RedEye Chicago had closed forever. With the rise of mobile devices and social media, the Chicago Tribune’s grand experiment in publishing a free newspaper for young adult commuters had run its course. Last Friday…
      - 15 days ago 6 Feb 17, 5:00am -
    • ABC 7’s Charles Thomas to retire from ‘front row to history’
      Charles Thomas, the veteran broadcast journalist and ace political reporter, is retiring after more than 25 years at WLS-Channel 7, the ABC-owned station announced Thursday. Following the February rating sweep, his last day at ABC 7 will be March 3.…
      - 18 days ago 2 Feb 17, 5:00pm -
    • Entercom merger brings new day to CBS Radio Chicago
      With the surprise merger of CBS Radio and Entercom announced Thursday, it’s a whole new day for the seven Chicago radio stations in the CBS portfolio. Employees awoke to news of the $1.7 billion deal that will create a new company for all-news WBBM…
      - 18 days ago 2 Feb 17, 7:00am -

    Mi2N

    Chicago Radio and Media

    Nielsen Insights

    • Meet the Connected Spender, Digital Consumer of the Future

      Meet the Connected Spender, Digital Consumer of the Future

      As technology revolutionizes shopping, it’s creating a new consumer demographic—one that’s plugged in, ready to spend and at the forefront of consumer trends. Meet the Connected Spender.
      - 3 days ago 17 Feb 17, 9:00am -
    • News Radio, the Talk of the Town

      News Radio, the Talk of the Town

      During election years, Americans are eager to stay up-to-date with information regarding the presidential race to the White House. Not surprisingly, more listeners tune in to News Radio during these years in their effort to stay informed.
      - 4 days ago 16 Feb 17, 9:00am -

    Talent Mechanic

    • Amy Schumer on Being a Great Airtalent

      Amy Schumer on Being a Great Airtalent

      Stand-up comedienne Amy Schumer’s new show debuts tonight on Comedy Central and, amidst the hype, I came across an interview she did for Esquire where she, in a manner of speaking, talked about how to be an effective airtalent. She talks about how…
      - 30 Apr 13, 3:16pm -
    • The Best Super Bowl Spot Was From a Radio Guy

      The Best Super Bowl Spot Was From a Radio Guy

      The best spot in the Super Bowl by far goes to Dodge for the Ram Truck commercial that featured the voice of Paul Harvey. It was interesting to watch an entire party come to a halt as that spot progressed both because curiosity was building about w…
      - 4 Feb 13, 9:45am -
    • Make Your Content Lead to Action

      Make Your Content Lead to Action

      “In any communication experience, the goal should be  to influence people to take action.” Kelly Decker, executive VP of Decker Communications I came across that quote in a recent edition of Business Insider’s Instant MBA and couldn’t get o…
      - 8 Aug 12, 10:15am -
    • Let’s Stop Playing the Name Game

      Let’s Stop Playing the Name Game

      The bells have rung. Times have changed. Listeners are smarter and more savvy about media than ever before. And therefore they are more skeptical too. Because of this, over and over again, the best hosts and programmers now say its important to conne…
      - 7 Aug 12, 9:46am -
    • Inside Christopher Nolan’s Creative Process

      Inside Christopher Nolan’s Creative Process

      One of the best parts of working with hosts is exploring and refining their individual creative process. It’s interesting to discover what gets their creative juices flowing and find a way to maximize it so that it results in consistently compe…
      - 2 Aug 12, 9:40am -
    • Gossip vs Real Life: A Contrast In Styles

      Gossip vs Real Life: A Contrast In Styles

      For last week’s Billboard Top 40 Update I was lucky enough to interview two women who are redefining the concept of hosting nights at Top 40 radio. Traditionally a boy’s club of sorts these two ladies – Silly Jilly of KKHH in Houston and Nes…
      - 31 Jul 12, 9:43am -
    • Never Assume You Hit the Bulls Eye with the Listeners

      Never Assume You Hit the Bulls Eye with the Listeners

      I just watched the South Korea women’s archery team defeat China for the gold medal in team shooting. It was pretty dramatic. The two teams were separated by two points with six arrows left to go. For me the best part of the olympics is getting to…
      - 30 Jul 12, 10:16am -
    • You Are What You Read

      You Are What You Read

      In last week’s Billboard Top 40 Update I interviewed Roy Williams, the copy writing and advertising guru known to many people as The Wizard of Ads. When I asked him for suggestions on how to write better scripts for radio ads he had replied that be…
      - 26 Jul 12, 10:17am -
    • Time to Leave the Bitter Barn

      Time to Leave the Bitter Barn

      The panel I moderated at The Conclave last week in Minneapolis was supposed to be about maximizing local radio: how to make local radio the best in can be. Despite my best efforts it still contained an element of complaining about how syndication and…
      - 24 Jul 12, 10:03am -
    • Three Notable Quotes from the 2012 Conclave

      Three Notable Quotes from the 2012 Conclave

      Last week at The Conclave in Minneapolis I sat in on a panel discussions that yielded three really interesting quotes I wanted to share with you: 1) “Efficiency is the new brevity” (Mike McVay / Cumulus Media) Mike’s point is that a great talk…
      - 23 Jul 12, 9:51am -

    Rod Spots

    • Advertising and the Two Gateways to the Brain

      Advertising and the Two Gateways to the Brain

      Which is more powerful, the eye or the ear?  If you could keep just one of these two senses, which would you choose? Strange questions to ask, but stay with me for a moment. We don’t give much thought to our … Continue reading →
      - 2 days ago 18 Feb 17, 5:13pm -
    • On Radio Anything’s Possible

      On Radio Anything’s Possible

      It’s well established that sounds enter the brain faster than visuals, and the memory of those sounds fades more slowly. Which is why, as Paul Harvey once pointed out, as a kid in the classroom, you could answer the teacher’s … Continue reading…
      - 38 days ago 13 Jan 17, 12:05pm -
    • Political Advertising: Radio Wins the Vote

      Political Advertising: Radio Wins the Vote

      This is the story of how one political candidate harnessed the power of radio advertising to win a competitive election. Following the death of Washington State Representative Steve Hailey, a former state legislator, Don Cox, was appointed to fill hi…
      - 27 Sep 16, 8:10pm -
    • DON’T Use That Song in Your Commercial

      DON’T Use That Song in Your Commercial

      I was recently asked for a favor: to provide a short voice-over for a video intended for presentation at an upcoming trade show, in exchange for dinner and wine for four at a swanky restaurant, worth around $200-250. We live in … Continue reading…
      - 18 Aug 16, 3:43pm -
    • What You Don’t Know About Millennials

      What You Don’t Know About Millennials

      I was working on a post on this very theme when the weekly Small Market Radio Newsletter appeared in my inbox and I read my friend Jay Mitchell’s summary of the most recent research into the media consumption habits of Millennials. … Continue re…
      - 5 Aug 16, 1:38pm -
    • Speaking of “Word of Mouth…”

      Speaking of “Word of Mouth…”

      “Word-of-mouth” is not advertising.  It’s a personal recommendation.  It starts with someone being deeply impressed by a product or service, so much so that when an opportunity arises, he or she tells another person about it. With this in…
      - 1 Aug 16, 6:13pm -
    • Penetrating the Consumer Brain

      Penetrating the Consumer Brain

      - 21 Jul 16, 12:03pm -
    • Made in America. Kindasorta.

      Made in America. Kindasorta.

                In an article from The Detroit Bureau (“The Voice of the Automotive World” – although Crain’s Automotive News might take exception) the headline a couple days ago read: The most ‘American’ car on the road? Toyota … Conti…
      - 1 Jul 16, 10:09pm -
    • The Ten Most Common Mistakes in Marketing

      The Ten Most Common Mistakes in Marketing

      Many years ago the Wizard of Ads®, sometimes known as Roy H. Williams, published a best-selling business book in which he discussed the Twelve Most Common Mistakes in Advertising. His insights were praised by advertisers and advertising professional…
      - 28 Jun 16, 2:51pm -
    • When You Say America, You’ve Said It All

      When You Say America, You’ve Said It All

      “With the backdrop of the Olympics and a comically botched election, this summer is bound to be what Ricardo Marques, a vice president from Budweiser, calls ‘maybe the most American summer ever.’ “So Budweiser is going to potentially ingeniou…
      - 8 Jun 16, 1:02pm -


    George Reed

    • Guest Blogger Stephan Sloan: Sick Sigma?
      For the Reverse Auction portion of Stage 4 there has been a reassuringly green box and check mark around the First Component of the Final Stage Rule graphic on the Incentive Auction Dashboard. https://auctiondata.fcc.gov/public/projects/1000However,…
      - 34 days ago 17 Jan 17, 8:02am -
    • Guest Blogger Stephan Sloan: One Round with the Champ
      When the results of Stage 2 were published, I was considering the probability of validating the Incentive Auction if the Forward Auction continued to fail at advancing the Auction Proceeds. The chart above indicates the outcomes of some models I was…
      - 39 days ago 12 Jan 17, 10:09am -
    • The Dealmaker's Predictions: A Robust 2017 For TV Deals
      Can we just end 2016 today?That's a refrain many media brokers may be saying. "This was mostly portfolio tweaking," says George Reed, a media broker with Media Services Group based out of the Jacksonville, Fla., office. "Inventory is, and has been,…
      - 61 days ago 21 Dec 16, 10:19am -
    • Guest Blogger Stephan Sloan: Contest Rules
      Few tournaments have rules for those no longer competing. The Incentive Auction does in the form of 47 C.F.R. § 1.2205(c), the Prohibited Communications Rule. For more than 800 stations not needed in Stage 1 the price of entering the tournament is t…
      - 62 days ago 20 Dec 16, 8:07am -
    • Guest Blogger Stephan Sloan: Tournament Television
      The Incentive Auction is looking more like a tournament than an auction to me.In the early stages of the Incentive Auction the perception of winning this tournament, that is receiving more value for your television license than it was otherwise worth…
      - 63 days ago 19 Dec 16, 11:01am -
    • Alpha Media Sells Two Virginia Radio Stations to Educational Media Foundation (Press Release)
      Educational Media Foundation (EMF) has entered into an agreement to acquire WLFV-FM in Midlothian, VA and WARV-FM in Petersburg, VA, serving Richmond, VA from Alpha Media.The purchase price is $2,000,000.* George Reed of Media Services Group…
      - 75 days ago 7 Dec 16, 12:23pm -
    • 'Let's Make A Deal in 2017,' Radio Ink Special Broker Report
      They work the phones and their contacts every day, looking for deals, proposing transactions, hooking sellers up with buyers. Brokers who deal in radio have all the inside information on who has the capital, who wants to sell, and what the real multi…
      - 80 days ago 2 Dec 16, 9:48am -
    • Crown Castle to Buy FiberNet for $1.5B Adding 11,500 Miles of Fiber to Portfolio
      Crown Castle (NYSE:CCI) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire FPL FiberNet Holdings, LLC and certain other subsidiaries of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NEE) (collectively, “FiberNet”) for approximately $1.5 bil…
      - 1 Nov 16, 11:18am -
    • Salina Radio Stations Acquired by Rocking M Media, LLC. (Press Release)
      Salina, KS: (Wednesday, October 12, 2016) Alpha Media LLC and Rocking M Media, LLC announced today their formal filing with the Federal Communications Commission to transfer five of Alpha Media’s radio stations in Salina, Abilene and Manhattan Kans…
      - 14 Oct 16, 10:54am -
    • RBR Article On My M&A Predictions
      By Leslie Stimson | RBR Asset sales for radio were slow in the first half of the year. Up until Beasley Broadcast Group's announced $240 million acquisition of Greater Media in July, the biggest transaction in radio this year was KSBJ Educational Fo…
      - 29 Sep 16, 11:26am -
    • WVJT, LLC To Purchase WVMP-FM From Community Media Group, LLC (Press Release)
      WVJT, LLC has entered into an agreement* to purchase WVMP (FM) in Roanoke, VA, from Community Media Group, LLC. The buyer is headed by Todd Robinson, who owns radio stations in Lynchburg, Bedford, Covington, Clifton Forge and Lewisburg West Virginia.…
      - 4 Aug 16, 11:17am -
    • InSite Wireless Group Announces Macquarie's $280M Investment (from Inside Towers)
      InSite Wireless Group today announced that Macquarie Infrastructure Partners, as part of an initial investment of approximately $280 million—has acquired a 42.5% equity interest in the company from Catalyst Investors II, L.P. and other minority inv…
      - 2 Aug 16, 11:00am -
    • Unlock the Value in Your Broadcast Towers
      Many of our broadcaster clients have chosen to monetize their tower assets at impressive prices.  This year alone, I have sold and closed over 200 broadcast towers to tower consolidators.  While radio stations continue to trade at 6.0x to 7.0x cash…
      - 27 Jul 16, 12:52pm -
    • Beasley Broadcast Group + Greater Media
      Thoughts on the $240 million deal. Read them here. 
      - 21 Jul 16, 2:42pm -
    • NJ Broadcasting, LLC Closes on WWRL-AM In New York City (Press Release)
      NJ Broadcasting, LLC, owned by Dr. Nimisha Shukla, closed on the purchase of WWRL-AM, New York City, from Access.1 Communications Corp. Access.1 is headed by Chesley Maddox-Dorsey. The station has been operated by NJ Broadcasting under an LMA since F…
      - 18 Jul 16, 9:50am -
    • Tweet of the Week
      Have a great 4th!George
      - 1 Jul 16, 3:15pm -
    • Guest Blogger Stephan Sloan: Bigger Than Big
      $86,422,558,704That looks like $2.71/MHz/Pop.I didn't have the optimism to model that there would be reserve price discipline of the middle and smaller TV station owners to support this. The message I see in this information is that the TV broadcast…
      - 29 Jun 16, 12:30pm -
    • Guest Blogger Stephan Sloan: The Big Big Number
      I tipped my hand with my LinkedIn post on June 1st "The $40 Billion Blink" as to what sort of capital I thought would be required to clear 126 MHz in the Reverse Auction.George Box famously observed that all models are wrong but some are usefu…
      - 28 Jun 16, 8:02am -
    • Guest Blogger Stephan Sloan: Moving Day
      This week's progress in the Reverse Auction includes the rounds in which stations will become frozen in much greater numbers than in the previous weeks' activity. I anticipate that somewhere around 300 television stations will be frozen in the auctio…
      - 22 Jun 16, 8:22am -
    • Guest Blogger Stephan Sloan: What was that Noise?
      I found this announcement yesterday afternoon: Round 22 was delayed. Interesting. The FCC stated:"We are taking this step because bid processing for round 21 is still underway. We will post the results of round 21 when bid processing is complete." …
      - 15 Jun 16, 6:16pm -
    • Guest Blogger Stephan Sloan: Out of the Doldrums
      I believe the Reverse Auction's relative doldrums of the past week will ease this week. As is the way with doldrums though, it's almost assured that the change will be incremental. Don't expect any thunder claps; I do not believe that's the way of th…
      - 15 Jun 16, 10:43am -
    • Guest Blogger Stephan Sloan: 57 Channels and Nothing On
      After the shock and awe that I believe was the initial round of the auction my expectations of the subsequent rounds are very different. The algorithmic alchemy resulting from the pressure between solving for the highest clearing target possible g…
      - 13 Jun 16, 8:59am -
    • Guest Blogger Stephan Sloan: The $40 Billion Blink
      Tuesday quietly marked a most remarkable day in television station trading history. From models developed with my own assumptions, I believe the initial moment of the FCC Reverse Auction saw approximately 115 stations frozen at a valuation in excess…
      - 7 Jun 16, 1:21pm -
    • Big News in the TV World
      FCC sets 126 MHz Spectrum Auction Clearing Target. Signals strong station interest in big auction payday.Read the story HERE.GeorgeMedia Services Group
      - 29 Apr 16, 9:58am -
    • Media Services Group Tops the Rankings Again (Press Release)
      Media Services Group maintains the top spot in the broadcast brokerage rankings for 2015.*#1, Top radio broker#1, Top broadcast broker by number of radio stations sold#1, Top broadcast broker by number of total deals#1 and #6, Top brokered deals (exc…
      - 18 Mar 16, 3:04pm -

    Broadcast Law Blog

    Jaye Albright

    • Do Dreams Come True?
      Find out and support this initiative by clicking here.  Let's all encourage them to look more broadly than just video and ultimately include audio measurement as well in this work!----------------------------------------------Website: http://www.a…
      - 27 Oct 15, 1:40pm -
    • This Will Make You Feel Better, Country Radio
      As a follow-up to yesterday's blog post, it must be noted that history indicates that country's shares shouldn't be jeopardized by updated encoding technologies as they come online over the coming months.© Nielsen PPM markets combined average person…
      - 21 Oct 15, 5:07am -
    • Nielsen’s Answer To Voltair
      In a presentation at the NAB Radio Show in Atlanta Nielsen tells us that the brand new generation PPM encoders, the first update to the technology in eight years, created in response to the proliferation of at least 500 Voltair units across both the…
      - 19 Oct 15, 5:03pm -
    • A Candid Admission
      Last week, Seth Ressler in his AllAccess column hit me right between the ears. Back when PPM first debuted, since I was long-schooled in the ways to get an unfair advantage to grab "just one more share point" that we all used in diary measurement,…
      - 10 Aug 15, 4:00am -
    • Keen On HD Radio
      I have been a fan of Robert Earl Keen's since he first attempted to promote me to play his music on a radio station named KEEN (San Jose) back in the 1980's, when I was PD.My experience was not unlike SXSW, which became a hugely successful entertainm…
      - 6 Aug 15, 8:25am -
    • Analysis Paralysis
      Numbers nerds (like me!) have been blogging almost daily on Voltair.Rather than getting smarter with each post, I feel like we all start to send contradicting and conflicting assertions.We all have been learning less, not more.Before I crunch anymore…
      - 27 Jul 15, 8:54pm -
    • #thefutureofradioisatstake‬
      Fred Jacobs' latest blog post, as usual, inspired me into action, especially after I read the response to it by legendary LA GM Roy Laughlin (click the link to read that too). I wrote: There’s no question that Roy Laughlin is a genius and built a…
      - 15 May 15, 4:03am -
    • The Best "Worst Job"
      You can't deny that it's true:Careercast is getting quite a bit of PR today on their annual best/worst jobs lists and as usual they make a good case for their reasons for putting "broadcaster" down at the bottom with newspaper reporter, lumberjack an…
      - 16 Apr 15, 10:59am -
    • Competition
      Each time a station I've worked with over the years has been directly attacked I have publicly said:  "Competition makes us better."For the listeners and the air staff, that's true.But, generally, from a business point of view I have to privately ad…
      - 21 Dec 14, 12:53pm -
    • “Woof, Woof, Woof. Bow, Wow, Wow. Arf, Bark, Arf, Bark, Woof!”
      Ever since dogs started barking “Jingle Bells” and “Santa Got Run Over By A Reindeer,” Christmas music has given country (and rock) format programmers and personalities a big headache.   Thanks to PPM panel measurement which can follow the…
      - 11 Dec 14, 6:04pm -
    • May Your Stuffing Be Tasty...
      May your turkey plump,May your potatoes and gravyHave nary a lump.May your yams be deliciousAnd your pies take the prize,And may your Thanksgiving dinnerStay off your thighs!-- Grandpa Jones----------------------------------------------Website: http…
      - 27 Nov 14, 11:11am -
    • Time For Programmers To Learn A New Language
      This development is not at all surprising.As usual, they want us to cut our inventories while refusing to pay anything more when we do it, in spite of considerable data proving radio's impact.If the only way they will pay more is when "cost per point…
      - 20 Nov 14, 6:38am -
    • It's That Wonderful (?) Time Of The Year
      If you're a small indie label or a new, emerging artist, you're coming upon potentially the best time of the year at radio for your needs.If you're a music director, it's the annual time of year to watch your mailbox for unknown names and labels you…
      - 19 Nov 14, 5:50am -
    • A Sense Of History
      As we all get ready the 39th annual Twin Cities radio meeting, I am reminded of an anonymous response back in 1996 to a "RadioIQ" (our client e-zene) report of CBS Radio President Dan Mason’s talk at the Upper Midwest Communications Conclave which…
      - 18 Nov 14, 5:35am -
    • Let Me Second That Motion
      The announcement from Country Radio Broadcasters that Jeff Smulyan will be given the 2015 Tom Rivers Humanitarian Award during the opening ceremonies of Country Radio Seminar 2015 is another great decision from the seminar's board.If you want to per…
      - 17 Nov 14, 5:20am -
    • One A Day
      Yesterday's list of 16 metrics A&O&B encourages you to track consistently (Programming By The Numbers) is completely overwhelming.So, try this:  put a different one of them on your day planner every other workday.Give yourself 30 minutes the first d…
      - 11 Nov 14, 4:02am -
    • Programming By The Numbers
      Thanks to Radio Ink Magazine for being the impetus for this article by Mike, Becky and me.  They published it yesterday.  In case you missed it:  Nielsen’s recent report that for the first time in many years the country format national average s…
      - 8 Nov 14, 8:50am -
    • Why Consumers Enjoy Radio In LA
      Nielsen Harris Poll, October 15-23, 2014, wordcloud presented to SCBA:Your assignment, should you choose to accept it:Listen critically at all hours and every day of the week and ask yourself how well your station lives up to these listener expectati…
      - 6 Nov 14, 2:18pm -
    • From Borrell: Much More Than #4
      No doubt you've seen the trade press on a webinar last week anchored by researcher Gordon Borrell celebrating the 20th anniversary of the appearance of the first banner ad.The prognostication presentation came as a result of a survey of 2,102 Small a…
      - 4 Nov 14, 3:09pm -
    • (Not So) Smart
      It shouldn't take many words to make my point today.  Take a look at my inbox and ask yourself which one you'd move to spam before even reading:I normally read all of the "SmartBrief" messages, because they often carry great content.Not this time. …
      - 3 Nov 14, 5:45pm -
    • A Willing Buyer, A Willing Seller And A Clever Idea
      .. but I have a few concerns before we go too much farther down this road.Whether Colorado Broadcasters Association President/CEO Justin Sasso or a Nielsen researcher/affiliate rep came up with the concept, it's a brilliant win-win in any case, as 30…
      - 31 Oct 14, 3:09am -
    • Are You Still Programming Like It Was 2008?
      For eight years nearly a hundred A&O&B clients have participated in the annual online "Roadmap" study, tracking trends in music, tech, non-music elements and other aspects of usage and images.The attitudes change every year.  For example, just seven…
      - 30 Oct 14, 8:26am -
    • There Is No "Average Country Radio Station"
      It's never a good idea to program your radio station using "national average" research trends.A few years ago, A&O&B asked the listeners to almost all of our client stations:Just for fun, I went back to that study and pulled out the local data for th…
      - 28 Oct 14, 8:33am -
    • Is Country Radio Too Dependent On Music?
      NuVooDoo's strategic researchers have been sharing their radio format national perceptual trending on their blog for several years.  Recently, they've been probing the aspects of programming which "delight" the typical format listener.If you ask wha…
      - 27 Oct 14, 5:02am -
    • Thank You, Supreme Court
      There are two kinds of consulting clients and A&O&B has our share of both, thankfully.1.  Those who are aggressive and always want to know the latest tactics and strategies that will help them gain an "unfair/stealth" advantage over their competitio…
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    The Media Fix

    • Radio’s 5 Customers
      "Radio is at the tipping point, and it doesn’t want to know much about the way its customers are changing."
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    • Apple Without Steve Jobs
      What is Apple without Steve Jobs? This unanswered question … caused their stock to take a hit (though it has since recovered a bit)… generated critical editorials, and… now the SEC is investigating whether the Company properly handled disclosu…
      - 11 Feb 09, 9:48am -
    • How to Price Content
      If content is king, how much is the king worth? And, how do you price him?
      - 24 Jan 09, 3:25pm -
    • Cover Story: John Parikhal on The Media Fix
      On the impact of radio’s innovation initiatives…Radio is being innovative but there’s often confusion between innovation and top down initiatives. Top down initiatives are seldom innovative. They are usually the result of a committee meeting an…
      - 8 Nov 08, 3:54pm -
    • The 6 Stages of a Project
      The first week of my very first media job, a friend sent me a short list called ‘The 6 Stages of a Project’.  It said that every project goes like this… Enthusiasm Disillusionment Panic Search for the Guilty Punishment of the Innocent Praise a…
      - 10 Sep 08, 7:50pm -
    • Everything Old is New Again
      It’s fashionable these days to ignore ‘history’ because it seems irrelevant to the ‘brand new’ world of the internet.   Google barely catalogs anything that is more than 10 years old.  Many web developers act as if their every action is o…
      - 4 Aug 08, 4:25pm -
    • Fans, Brands and Cultural Communities
       I just read a very smart analysis about how to be successful in the music business.  It was written by Terry McBride and Brent Muhle.  It’s called Meet The Millenials: Fans, Brands and Cultural Communities. Terry is one smart cookie. He underst…
      - 18 Jul 08, 7:46pm -
    • It’s Time to Monetize YouTube
      According to AC Neilsen, 119 million Americans watched video online in May. And, they watched a lot. In just one month, they watched 7.5 billion video streams.  The number is staggering.  Billions of streams in just one month. And, YouTube got most…
      - 16 Jul 08, 10:32am -
    • Tinkering
      In his brilliant book, The Black Swan, Nassim Taleb tells the story of the happy turkey just a few days before Thanksgiving. The turkey only knows happiness. Every day of its life, it has been fed, pampered and catered to by human beings. Based on th…
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    • YouTube is MTV
      On YouTube, the ‘most viewed’ videos of all time have huge audiences.  The Top 2, Evolution of Dance and Avril Lavigne’s Girlfriend have each been viewed over 90 million times.  These numbers are amazing by themselves. But it doesn’t stop…
      - 8 Jul 08, 8:56am -

    Dan O'Day

    • Audiobook Narrator Tutorial for Voice Actors

      Audiobook Narrator Tutorial for Voice Actors

      Although this video no longer is available, here’s a free gift for anyone who wants to learn how to become an audiobook narrator… …or how to become a more successful audiobook narrator. Our 90-minute audio seminar, “The ACX Audiobook Narrator…
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    • How I Always Avoid “Writer’s Block” When Writing Radio Commercials

      How I Always Avoid “Writer’s Block” When Writing Radio Commercials

      During a recent teleseminar about writing radio commercials, I was surprised by my response to an innocent and undoubtedly common question:  “What do when you have writer’s block? What do you do for inspiration when you’re on a deadline but yo…
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    • Radio Copywriters: Which Customers Do Your Commercials Target?

      Radio Copywriters: Which Customers Do Your Commercials Target?

      A Loyal Reader Writes: I was recently re-reading your article called “Before You Begin Writing A Spot, Ask…”   And one of the questions says, “Is the product or service targeted at active or passive customers?”   Some newer business owner…
      - 29 days ago 23 Jan 17, 2:01am -

    VoiceOverTimes

    • Thesis Statement Cases for Research Papers
      The composition requires a place on the problem but doesn’t provide a context for discourse. It requires a place on the problem and may offer some context for discourse. The[...]
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    • The Early Bird……
      One question I receive frequently from aspiring voiceover talent is whether or not being early to submit an audition makes a substantial difference to your chances of booking a job.[...]
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    • Charter, Time Warner and the Future of Voice
      It’s being called one of the most significant deals in telecommunications history, and analysts are already saying that television will never be the same again. But the announcement that Charter[...]
      - 28 May 15, 2:41pm -
    • Gyllenhaal Comments Spark Age Debate in Voice World
      Comments by American actress Maggie Gyllenhaal that, at 37, she was deemed too old to play the love interest of an actor 18 years her senior have sent shock waves[...]
      - 25 May 15, 8:49am -
    • Harry Shearer’s Simpsons Split: A Lesson for Voice Pros
      It’s a career inflection point of Simpsonian proportions. Will the actor who voices dozens of characters for one of television’s most iconic animated series be leaving the nest? As news[...]
      - 21 May 15, 2:06pm -
    • The Perils of Using Big-Name Voice Talent
      If you follow the movie industry even casually, you’d be hard-pressed to avoid the onslaught of Avengers-related headlines. The latest instalment of the superhero franchise, Avengers: Age of Ultron, has[...]
      - 8 May 15, 8:10am -
    • Voices.com is Growing – Fast
      Voices.com has announced that it has received a $2 million Cdn. working capital investment from BDC Capital. This subsidiary of the Business Development Bank of Canada provides both venture capital[...]
      - 2 May 15, 11:01am -
    • Rakuten’s $410m OverDrive Buyout Drives Audiobook Growth
      Listen up: Audiobooks are hot. As if we needed any more proof that the audiobook market continues to expand, Rakuten just snapped up OverDrive, Inc. for $410 million in a[...]
      - 25 Mar 15, 1:17pm -
    • Frozen 2 Gets Green Light From Disney
      Do you want to build another snowman? Disney certainly does, and after the blockbuster box office and branding success of Frozen, the studio has confirmed that Frozen 2 is now[...]
      - 13 Mar 15, 1:55pm -
    • Apple Watch: Voice is the New Future of Mobile
      Today’s Apple Watch announcement will be remembered by a lot of people for a lot of things. Tech geeks will remember it as the day the smartwatch category became firmly[...]
      - 9 Mar 15, 11:54am -

    RAIN

    • Radio Disney launches three channels on Slacker

      Radio Disney launches three channels on Slacker

      Radio Disney has started its migration into the digital realm thanks to three new stations arriving on Slacker. The new additions are Radio Disney, Radio Disney Junior, and Radio Disney’s Top 30 Countdown. Disney shuttered 23 of its 24 terrestrial…
      - 13 Nov 14, 9:47am -
    • YouTube Music Key already has enemies: Azoff questions service’s songwriter royalty rates

      YouTube Music Key already has enemies: Azoff questions service’s songwriter royalty rates

      The launch of YouTube Music Key is an exciting development for the streaming music sector, but it the new service already has a very vocal and powerful detractor. Irving Azoff, a music industry veteran and leader of the recent Global Music Rights ven…
      - 13 Nov 14, 9:00am -
    • AdsWizz grabs Paul Brown from Bauer Media Group to head European Solutions division
      Ad-tech company AdsWizz announced the hire of Paul Brown as VP, European Solutions. Brown leaves Bauer Media, one of the U.K.'s largest radio groups, where he was Digital Development Director. He joined Bauer as part of the acquisition of Absolute Ra…
      - 13 Nov 14, 8:39am -
    • Mark Mulligan: 10 Thoughts On YouTube Music Key

      Mark Mulligan: 10 Thoughts On YouTube Music Key

      by Mark MulliganThought leader and guest contributor Mark Mulligan looks at just-launched YouTube Music Key, and digs into a series of questions about artist response, the fate of music video service Vevo, the potentially changing price point of mus…
      - 13 Nov 14, 7:59am -
    • Nielsen Audio reportedly targeting mid-2015 for streaming ratings

      Nielsen Audio reportedly targeting mid-2015 for streaming ratings

      Nielsen Audio has reportedly set a target timeframe for introducing streaming audio measurement, according to Inside Radio. The launch target is mid-2015. That timeline was put forth at Nielsen's Audio Advisory Council meeting in Tampa. Continue Read…
      - 13 Nov 14, 7:44am -
    • YouTube Music Key launches (softly, partially, and finally)

      YouTube Music Key launches (softly, partially, and finally)

      Review by Brad HillAfter over a year of rumors, hints, announcements, delays, and public wrangles with labels, Google's YouTube platform has unveiled Music Key, the new music service. The launch is partial, and Music Key is more complicated than exp…
      - 13 Nov 14, 12:39am -
    • Could the Taylor Swift publicity be good for Spotify?

      Could the Taylor Swift publicity be good for Spotify?

      When a global consumer service loses the most popular product in its catalog, it's pretty bad news on the face of it. The seriousness of Taylor Swift's much-publicized withdrawal from Spotify is perhaps reflected in the gravity and scope of founder D…
      - 12 Nov 14, 12:17pm -
    • David Oxenford: Noncommercial Webcasters Royalty Rate Proposals for 2016-2020

      David Oxenford: Noncommercial Webcasters Royalty Rate Proposals for 2016-2020

      Noncommercial webcasters are often forgotten in the discussion of the current proceeding to set Internet radio sound recording royalties. But, along with the royalties for commercial webcasters, the current Copyright Royalty Board proceeding will als…
      - 12 Nov 14, 11:08am -
    • Bandcamp announces formal launch of artist-based subscriptions

      Bandcamp announces formal launch of artist-based subscriptions

      Bandcamp has rolled out an artist subscription for all musicians on its platform. CEO Ethan Diamond spoke with The Guardian about the new feature prior to the official announcement at the SF MusicTech Summit. “The whole motivation here is that when…
      - 12 Nov 14, 10:59am -
    • Rhapsody posts record revenue, increased losses in Q3

      Rhapsody posts record revenue, increased losses in Q3

      Rhapsody posted a net loss of $7.97 million in the third quarter, according to the financial results filed by main investor RealNetworks. The streaming platform generated record-high revenue of $44.1 million, up 25% from the previous year’s figures…
      - 12 Nov 14, 10:13am -

    Mel Phillips

    • The Importance Of Social Nets To Radio...
      The importance of using social networks has been underscored once again. Although social networks have been around for less than five years, their impact as a traffic source has become a driving force for business and entertainment. Outbrain, a recom…
      - 18 Apr 11, 6:15am -
    • Speak Now Or Forever Hold Your Peace On Merger...
      (Weekend Edition)We've reached the part of the wedding ceremony where anyone objecting to the impending union of the couple getting married, may voice their concern. This wedding happens to be the joining in holy matrimony of Cumulus Media and Citade…
      - 15 Apr 11, 6:09am -
    • Radio's Conversion To Digital Shows Slow Growth...
      Will radio reach a point when digital signals will be required like television? The FCC will eventually make that requirement but radio better hope it doesn't come anytime soon. Radio is simply not prepared to go digital. To date, only 1,627 radio st…
      - 14 Apr 11, 8:22am -
    • NAB's Smith Calls Performance Tax Bill Dead
      All that was missing was the playing of Taps after National Association of Broadcasters President/CEO Gordon Smith proclaimed the Performance Tax Bill Dead. In his keynote address at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, Smith claimed that NAB "stopped the legi…
      - 13 Apr 11, 5:45am -
    • Majority Of Internet Listening Is Done At Home...
      The RAIN (The Radio And Internet Newsletter) Summit West, part of the NAB Radio Show in Las Vegas has produced some interesting information about listening habits. Yesterday, TargetSpot CEO Eyal Goldwerger announced that 79% of internet radio listeni…
      - 12 Apr 11, 6:11am -
    • NPR Dodges A Bullet...
      NPR fans can exhale. Their favorite radio source is safe - for now. The six-month budget deal announced at the 11th hour Friday grants public radio a reprieve but it's a short one. Programmers at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and National P…
      - 11 Apr 11, 6:09am -
    • Webcast Metrics Methodology Is Hard To Beat...
      (Weekend Edition)The newly accredited Triton Digital's Webcast Metrics, formerly Ando Media, is a growing force that will be hard to match by Arbitron or any other measurement company. Webcast Metrics actually allow any broadcaster to measure its int…
      - 8 Apr 11, 5:50am -
    • Internet Enabled Dashboards Are Critical To In-Car Listening...
      (Third Year Anniversary Edition)Car manufacturers have gotten the message. CD's and DVD's are out and internet radio is in. The trend has now shifted toward internet dashboard radio and products that can play music directly from a Universal Serial Bu…
      - 7 Apr 11, 12:10pm -
    • Ten Years Of Growth For Online Radio...
      Online Radio listening made its entry 10 years ago (2001) with a paltry 5% of weekly listening. Five years later (2006) online weekly listening, which includes AM/FM streams, more than doubled with 12%. Playing double or nothing one more time, online…
      - 6 Apr 11, 6:04am -
    • Modest Gains Forecast For Radio In 2011...
      This probably wont come as shocking news to the radio station owners that find themselves barely surviving but signs are now pointing to a not-so-hot year for radio revenue. BIA/Kelsey is now predicting modest revenue gains in 2011. They predict a sm…
      - 5 Apr 11, 6:10am -
    • Radio Optimism Based On Wall Street Optimism...
      The first quarter of 2011 wasn't so hot for radio but optimism is filtering in from Wall Street about Q2. U.S. blue chips opened the second quarter Friday by reaching their highest level since June 2008 as investor optimism rose after an upbeat U.S.…
      - 4 Apr 11, 6:30am -
    • Arbitron Still Has A Long Way To Go For Full Accreditation...
      (Weekend Edition)It's been a long, hard struggle for Arbitron. They've had a tough time getting accreditation for their portable people meter (PPM) radio audience measurement services. Over the last several months accreditations have been trickling i…
      - 1 Apr 11, 6:01am -
    • Traditional Media Advertising Is Still Number One & "WRKO...The Launch"...
      A new nine-country study shows traditional media still packs a bigger punch than social media when it comes to advertising. Deloitte research and YouGov conducted the study in 6 countries (Canada, France, Germany, Japan, U.K and the U.S.). They combi…
      - 31 Mar 11, 6:04am -
    • Is It Too Late For Bonneville To Change Its Mind? & "WRKO...The Launch"...
      So ya think Bonneville might like a do-over? Further proof that "timing is everything" has just reared its ugly head. What was Bonneville thinking when they included WTOP-FM in their sale of 17 radio stations to Hubbard Broadcasting for $505 million?…
      - 30 Mar 11, 6:10am -
    • Performance Royalty Opposition Grows & "WRKO...The Launch"...
      After the White House endorsed a performance fee on radio, the National Association of Broadcasters fired off its answer to Washington. The NAB issued this statement: "This is hardly a new policy position from the White House. NAB remains unalterably…
      - 29 Mar 11, 5:52am -
    • ROI Still A Problem In Digital Ad Growth...
      Not having a tangible measurement for digital advertising remains the biggest obstacle to convincing local advertisers to pony up with digi-dollars. This has to have an effect on radio revenue growth. Advertisers are so used to ROI or return-on-inves…
      - 28 Mar 11, 6:08am -
    • Pandora Continues Its Online Dominance & "WRKO...The Launch"...
      (Weekend Edition)The new Ando Media Audio Top 20 Ranker for January has been released and Pandora continues its dominance. In the Domestic Ranker, based on Average Active Sessions (AAS), Pandora quadruples second place CBS Radio Inc. 522,330 to 103,2…
      - 26 Mar 11, 3:41pm -
    • Radio Remains The Greatest Influence On Music Listening & "WRKO...The Launch"...
      A new music study shows that 82% of those polled identified radio as having the greatest single influence on their music listening. This good news will be welcomed by an industry labeled as part of the "old media" that's losing its influence. The res…
      - 24 Mar 11, 6:27am -
    • There's More Than Stern's Lawsuit Brewing At Sirius XM & "WRKO...The Launch"...
      The Wall Street Journal is all over the Howard Stern Sues Sirius story. Shira Ovide writes in her Deal Journal blog that Howard's "production company is suing, claiming the satellite radio company has refused to pay stock awards it owes to him based…
      - 23 Mar 11, 1:01pm -
    • Arbitron Trumpets Radio Increases & "WRKO...The Launch"...
      I took one look at the USA Today headline and said "From your lips to God's ears." Even 1010 WINS New York talked about radio's "dramatic" increases. David Lieberman's headline set the tone for all this enthusiasm: In a renaissance for radio, more li…
      - 22 Mar 11, 5:52am -
    • Moving Radio Stations Online Is Not Working & "WRKO...The Launch"...
      Moving terrestrial radio stations online is not the answer as evidenced by the failure of KUSF, the University of San Francisco station that yanked the station off the air and on to the internet. When the station was sold, KUSF told their listeners t…
      - 21 Mar 11, 6:03am -
    • New Agency Head Says Radio Needs A Higher Profile & "WRKO...The Launch"...
      (Weekend Edition)Kantar Media may claim that radio's rate of recovery outpaced the rest of the media world in 2010 but new Katz Radio President Mark Gray says radio can do a lot better in selling itself. Marketing Pilgrim has posted a chart showing l…
      - 18 Mar 11, 8:34am -
    • FCC Aids Earthquake Relief Effort & "WRKO...The Launch"...
      (St. Patrick's Day Edition)FCC rules don't prohibit commercial stations from any sort of fund raising. Commercial stations could raise money for public broadcasting if they chose, although my guess is they probably wouldn't. Non-commercial stations c…
      - 17 Mar 11, 5:52am -
    • HD Radio Loses The Zune & "WRKO...The Launch"...
      HD Radio just lost a device it counted on to gain respectability and acceptance in its fight to gain a foothold in the market. Microsoft has announced it's canning Zune HD. Zune HD was the last completely new hardware model and was released in 2009.…
      - 16 Mar 11, 5:45am -
    • Now's The Time For Radio To Act & "WRKO...The Launch"...
      Radio should act quickly when events warrant action. Case in point: offering help to the victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The radio stations that jumped all over this quickly are the stations that are the leaders in their r…
      - 15 Mar 11, 5:55am -

    Video: California Aircheck

    KFRC San Francisco Mobile Sturgeon 1983 California Aircheck Video

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    Radio Today UK

    Broadcast Now UK

    • 'Obsolete' radio regulation in spotlight
      The government has kicked off a consultation to overhaul the “increasingly obsolete” regulation of national and local commercial radio stations.
      - 7 days ago 14 Feb 17, 4:22am -

    Broadcaster Canada

    • Rogers EnRoute Launches in New Brunswick
      Today in New Brunswick, Rogers Communications launched Rogers EnRoute a new tool that saves customers time by giving them the ability to track on their phone when a technician will arrive for an installation or service call. Every year Rogers recei…
      - 67 days ago 15 Dec 16, 12:20pm -
    • The Weather Network Launches Severe Weather Outlook
      The Weather Network has launched the Severe Weather Outlook tool, a supplementary information resource for local forecasts on desktop and mobile web. This product will help users prepare for significant or severe weather, such as thunderstorms, heavy…
      - 67 days ago 15 Dec 16, 10:15am -
    • CSA Announces 2017 Host
      Toronto native Howie Mandel is returning home to host the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards. The show, which will air live on CBC -TV on March 12, 2017, honours the best in Canadian film and television. On the film side, last…The post CSA Announces 2017…
      - 67 days ago 15 Dec 16, 10:05am -
    • Bell Media Radio Appoints Head of IHeartRadio
        Randy Lennox, President, Broadcasting and Content, Bell Media announced the appointment today of Rob Farina to the role of Head of iHeartRadio, Syndication, and Strategic Initiatives, Bell Media Radio. After joining Bell Media seven months ago as…
      - 67 days ago 15 Dec 16, 9:43am -
    • BravoFACTUAL Award Recipients from December 9 Jury Meeting
          Bell Media’s BravoFACT (Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) announced today the 11 BravoFACTUAL award recipients from the December 9 jury meeting. Selected from 65 applications, a total of $501,341 was awarded to Canadian filmmakers for the…
      - 68 days ago 14 Dec 16, 1:13pm -
    • CTV Saskatoon Launches 26th Annual Tree of Plenty
      CTV Saskatoon proudly partners with the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre to help make the season brighter for local families this year with the launch of its 26th Annual Tree of Plenty campaign. From now through Saturday, December 31st,…The…
      - 68 days ago 14 Dec 16, 9:39am -
    • Amazon Prime Video Launches in Canada
      Amazon today announced that Amazon Prime Video is now available to customers in more than 200 countries,  including Canada. Customers around the world can now enjoy popular new original series like The Grand Tour from Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammon…
      - 68 days ago 14 Dec 16, 9:36am -
    • CHFI Announces New Co-Host for Morning Show
      Beginning January 9,  Maureen Holloway signs on to wake Torontonians up each weekday morning with the launch of the all-new morning show Darren and Mo on 98.1 CHFI, alongside co-host Darren B. Lamb. With her infectious laugh, relatable humour, and…
      - 68 days ago 14 Dec 16, 9:18am -
    • Blue Ant Media Appoints New CEO of Omnia Media
      Blue Ant Media  announced today the appointment of David Brown to CEO of Omnia Media. The announcement arrives after Blue Ant Media’s 100% acquisition of the digital video network earlier in 2016. Brown is a former YouTube executive, who served……
      - 68 days ago 14 Dec 16, 8:34am -
    • Roland Canada Announces Streaming Presentation by Uvision
      Learn to mix HD video, record high quality files, and stream live to YouTube, Facebook, or to 3rd party streaming providers. Join us December 14th between 1 – 4 PM ET for a hands-on session in Roland’s new Toronto offices.…The post Roland Cana…
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    • OBITUARY — ALAN THICKE
      Veteran Canadian actor Alan Thicke has died at the age of 69.   Thicke was playing hockey with his youngest son Carter when he suffered a fatal heart attack. Thicke was born in Kirkland Lake, Ontario in 1947.    After graduating from Western……
      - 68 days ago 14 Dec 16, 8:10am -
    • ‘The Vinyl Cafe’ Host Suspends Show to Focus on Melanoma Treatment
      “The Vinyl Cafe” host and writer Stuart McLean is suspending his popular radio show to focus on his cancer treatment. In an online post on his website, the bestselling author, journalist and humorist says that he had figured treatment would…Th…
      - 69 days ago 13 Dec 16, 2:41pm -
    • Petition to Support Community Media Presented in House of Commons
      Canadians in five federal ridings have so far petitioned Parliament for support for community-operated TV and media centres. The petition was presented first by Rodger Cuzner of Cape-Breton-Canso on December 2nd, and then last week by two other Liber…
      - 69 days ago 13 Dec 16, 9:56am -
    • CTV Winnipeg Announces New Co-Host of Morning Show
      CTV Winnipeg today announced that Rahim Ladhani has been named Co-Host of Winnipeg’s local morning show CTV Morning Live, joining Gabby Marchand who is currently filling in for Nicole Dubé during her maternity leave. Already a familiar face to v…
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    • AES Toronto Announces December Meeting
      Peter McBoyle: New Technology in the world of Musical Theatre Sound Design Creativity, Collaboration and Compromise or “Why I Hate Hats!” When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Time: 7:00pm Where: Humber College 3199 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto…
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    • Evertz Receives Emmy Award for Technology & Engineering
      Evertz today announced that they have earned an Emmy Award for Technology and Engineering from the The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The award acknowledges Evertz’s work in Live Production Beyond HD to Achieve Non-Interpolated V…
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    • DHX Launches Telemagino App
      DHX Television, home to Family Channel, Family CHRGD, Family Jr. and Télémagino, announced today the expansion of its multiplatform offering to French-language viewers with the release of The Télémagino App, available now. Delivering more than…
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    • Lionsgate Receives 17 Golden Globe Nominations
      Lionsgate  earned 17 Golden Globe nominations, spanning its feature film and television businesses this morning, led by an industry-best seven nominations, including Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, for Damien Chazelle’scritically-acclai…
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    • SOCAN Launches Merchandise Campaign for Charity
      “Music ♥’s Everybody” is the intriguing message of a new merchandise campaign unveiled by SOCAN today, with all proceeds going to the Unison Benevolent Fund, a non-profit, registered charity that provides counselling and emergency relief serv…
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    • New Streaming Service Offers Content for Visually Impaired
        “They kiss; we tell.”  That’s the cheeky motto behind TellMe TV, a new streaming service aimed at providing Described Video on-demand to visually impaired Canadians.  The service, which costs $6.99 a month, launched in November and is curr…
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    MediaWeek UK

    The Guardian

    • !Steve Hewlett obituary
      Broadcaster, media consultant and columnist for the Guardian and the ObserverJust minutes before the start of The Media Show, on BBC Radio 4, guests would be delivered to the studio at Broadcasting House and greeted by the show’s presenter, Steve H…
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    • Steve Hewlett tells Eddie Mair of his worries for future of BBC
      Media is closing in on itself, says journalist who has electrified Radio 4 PM audiences in Mair interviews on his cancerThe media commentator Steve Hewlett has raised concerns about the future of the BBC and the rest of the media industry during his…
      - 7 days ago 13 Feb 17, 1:41pm -
    • Howard Philpott, Radio 4 newsreader, dies aged 63
      Philpott, who had been with the BBC radio station for 13 years, died after a short battle with cancerHoward Philpott, the BBC Radio 4 newsreader and announcer, has died aged 63 after a short battle with cancer.Philpott had been working for Radio 4 fo…
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    • Sarah Sands is the latest example of print’s power to impress the BBC
      Former newspaper high-ups of the left and right are taking control of the corporation’s current affairs outputIt is, of course, a pattern. James Harding, sometime editor of the Times, was appointed head of BBC news, whereupon Ian Katz, deputy edito…
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    • Why theatre should stay tuned in to radio plays
      Many a playwright owes a debt to a radio commission. Audio drama allows an ambition and scope that can’t always be achieved on stageEarlier this week, at the Critics’ Circle theatre awards, Charlene James was named most promising playwright for C…
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    • Desmond Carrington obituary
      BBC disc jockey whose Radio 2 show was broadcast for 35 yearsDesmond Carrington, who has died aged 90, was a unique radio phenomenon: a veteran DJ for BBC Radio 2 whose weekly show of classical and popular music was broadcast from his home – a farm…
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    • Danny Baker live review – geezer with an endless appetite for gossip
      City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds The broadcaster’s first standup tour, Cradle to the Stage, is a lucky-dip of nostalgic childhood stories and showbiz anecdotesYou’ve read the autobiography. You’ve seen the sitcom. Now here’s the solo stage sh…
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    • Sarah Sands named editor of BBC Radio 4's Today programme
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      The Stuph File Program - Episode #0203

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      - 8 Jul 13, 10:14am -
    • The Stuph File Program - Episode #0202

      The Stuph File Program - Episode #0202

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    • The Stuph File Program - Episode #0201

      The Stuph File Program - Episode #0201

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    • The Stuph File Program - Episode #0200

      The Stuph File Program - Episode #0200

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      - 18 Jun 13, 12:28am -
    • The Stuph File Program Slide Show - Esther Williams

      The Stuph File Program Slide Show - Esther Williams

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      The Stuph File Program - Episode #0199

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    • The Stuph File Program - Episode #0198

      The Stuph File Program - Episode #0198

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      - 3 Jun 13, 3:03am -
    • What is the Q107 Classic Rock disCOVERy Series?

      What is the Q107 Classic Rock disCOVERy Series?

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    • The Stuph File Program - Episode #0197

      The Stuph File Program - Episode #0197

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      - 27 May 13, 3:41am -
    • Goodbye Blogger | The Last Post | Moving To Airchecker.ca

      Goodbye Blogger | The Last Post | Moving To  Airchecker.ca

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    • Jeff Agnew, General Manager Of Phresh FM
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    • The Stuph File Program - Episode #0196

      The Stuph File Program - Episode #0196

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    • CBC keeps Kitchener Radio Costs Secret
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    • Howard Stern’s New Mansion Worth $52 Million
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    • BREAKING: Jim Pattison Buys Three Radio Stations Calgary & Winnipeg
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    • CBC's Stephen Quinn Top Dog Of Afternoon Vancouver Radio
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    • Vancouver's CISL 940 Picture

      Vancouver's CISL 940 Picture

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    • UK: Virgin Radio Facts | 20 Years
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    • Social Networking
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    • AM Stations: Don’t Forget What You Have
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    • CFNO Wants To Move Operations To Thunder Bay | Leave Our Sound In Our Hometowns
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    • The Stuph File Program - Episode #0195

      The Stuph File Program - Episode #0195

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    • Winners: Western Association Of Broadcasters Award. "As a Leader of Tomorrow"
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