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Radio News for Friday and the Weekend of 10-31-2008


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

News & PR

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

Radio News International:

Radio & Records

  • Emmis Radio Trims Bodies, Salaries. Company axes more than 30 people, institutes pay cuts for others
  • Chernoff Rises At CBS Radio/New York
  • Updated: Dillon Out, Robison In At Jack/Houston
  • CBS/West Palm Beach Changes & Exits
  • Studs Terkel Dies At 96
  • Arbitron Focuses On Diary Service Improvements
  • No More Jo Jo At KYGO
  • Updated: Duran Exits Entravision/Phoenix
  • Updated: Santa Visits Milwaukee
  • Cuts At Cumulus/Toledo
  • DiTomo Leaving Entercom
  • Tate Exits WSEN/Syracuse
  • Hispanic Broadcasters Sue Each Other
  • ABC, Comcast Team For E!, Style, G4 Radio Content
  • Roberts Off The Beach — Literally, Not Figuratively
  • No Reunion For Michael Jackson
  • Violette Sliced At B95.1/Oxnard-Ventura
  • Budget Axe Swings Through Emmis/Chicago. Webb replaces Klaproth as Loop PD
  • Riley Takes Over Ben, Gosselin Gets Now In Philly
  • FCC Investigates Lawsuit’s Payola Claim
  • Analyst On U.S. Advertising: Severe Recession Unavoidable
  • CBS Radio Q3 Revenues Fall 12%
  • Is Radio CBS’s Albatross?
  • Arbitron Rolls Out Reliability Calculators For Diary & PPM
  • Philly Gets Christmas Early
  • Malone Exits Mix/Houston
  • London Not In St. Louis Anymore
  • ABC, Comcast Team For E!, Style, G4 Radio Content
  • EMI, Warner Sign Up To Unlimited MP3 Package
  • eMusic Cuts 10% Of Staff
  • Tommy Frank Passes Away
  • FCC Fines KBLQ Owners $9K Over Public Files

All Access

  • Emmis Radio Cuts Staff, Some Salaries
  • Chernoff Upped To VP/Programming At CBS Radio N.Y.
  • Dillon Out, Robison In At KHJK/Houston
  • Arb Hosts ‘Diary Market Owner/Operator Caucus’ Meeting
  • Will Interep Be Sold Today?
  • ‘Optimistic’ Redstone Helps To Boost CBS Stock
  • The Death Of Live Nights?
  • ABC Radio Networks To Distribute E!, Style, G4 Radio Programming
  • Spring Ahead, Fall Back
  • Wyoming Station Changes Hands
  • A Virus Spreading Through Boise?
  • Competitors Land In Court In Oxnard-Ventura
  • Violette Ready To Bloom Elsewhere
  • Correction: Make That A Jackson 4 Reunion
  • Little Jackie Hits It On 90210
  • Query Exits WIBC
  • KGIL Shuffle Puts Savage In PM Drive
  • Scandal Figure Joins CJAD As Commentator

Radio Ink

  • Analyst: No Ad Recovery Until 2010
  • Greater Media Makes PD Moves In Philly
  • Tough Sentence For Ex-Emmis/St. Louis Controller
  • CBS Radio Revenues Drop In Q3
  • Nasdaq Suspends SBS Delisting Process
  • Arbitron Debuts Ratings Reliability Calculators
  • Radio Pros Available
  • Smyth Named Chairman At Greater Media
  • Hastings Forms Management Company
  • Millennium’s Donahoe Resigns; Saurer Named President/CEO

FMQB

  • This week’s eQB speaks with Dave Lancao and features Programming To Win, Hot Shots and This Week in FMQB History.
  • The Beatles Cut Rock Band Deal
  • CBS Radio Sees 12% Drop In Q3 Revenue
  • Arbitron announces “reliability calculators”
  • Budget cuts lead to exits at Emmis-Chicago
  • Jules Riley named PD at WBEN/Philadelphia
  • Harvard Professor fights RIAA tactics
  • NY AG investigating Arbitron stock sales
  • Karmazin interview on Autoline

Inside Radio

  • Buyers line-up for Interep.
  • Optimism radio will win royalty battle.
  • CBS Radio: no rush to sell.
  • CBS Radio: no rush to sell.
  • Analyst: Severe recession “unavoidable.”
  • Arbitron adds “Reliability Calculator.”
  • Jury, not Arbitron, will decide who’s #1.
  • Traffic staffers get their day.

Radio Business Report

  • It looks like around five suitors for Interep
  • Analyst: Sirius XM still overpriced
  • Beasley settles indecency cases
  • überblend to focus on radio branding
  • BE supplies systems worth $1 Million to Egyptian Radio & Television
  • Sirius XM debuting Led Zeppelin channel
  • SBS wants clarity on Interep
  • No timetable for CBS station sales
  • Trustee believes Interep has value
  • Cuomo investigating insider sales
  • Zune signs with Univision
  • WCBS Newsradio covers the NYC Marathon, Presidential Campaign
  • Federal judge kicks PPM fight to state court

Radio Online

  • Budget Cuts Sweep Through Emmis Radio/Chicago
  • Sam Malone Exits Mornings at KHMX (Mix 96.5)/Houston
  • CBS Corp. Q3 Revs Up 3% to $3.38B, Radio Down 12%
  • Arbitron Unveils Reliability Calculators for Diary, PPM
  • Jules Riley Appointed PD of WBEN-FM/Philadelphia
  • Spanish Broadcasting Pays Off $18.5M Promissory Note
  • Former Emmis Controller Gets One Year for Embezzlement
  • Sports Host Arrested For Using Company Credit Card
  • Veteran Programmer Tommy Frank Passes Away at Age 42
  • Bonneville/St. Louis adds veteran sports journalist Bryan Burwell to WMVN-FM when it flips to Sports/Talk 101.1 in January

NTS Aircheck

  • Talk The Vote: Salem Radio Network syndicated talkers Michael Medved and Dennis Prager
  • Can’t We All Just Get Along
  • Go “Green” For Halloween: Green Book of Songs
  • Way Beyond The Beltway: Bruce DuMont
  • In Tomorrow’s NTS Aircheck Weekly: Holland Cooke & Jim Farley

Urbansite

  • Airchecks – Mic Tee
  • CBS Radio Revenue Drops 12% in Q3
  • Airchecks – B-Love

All About Country

  • Consumer Spending Down But Not Out This Holiday Season
  • Good Morning America Gets Stephen Cochran This morning
  • New Keith Urban Single Due Monday
  • Julianne Hough & Craig Morgan Host CMA Red Carpet
  • Faith’s Joy to The World Added To CMT Holiday Line-Up
  • Marty Stuart Show Debuts On RFD-TV Tomorrow Night
  • Joe The Plumber Signs With Aaron Tippin For Management
  • Jeff France Joins Jimmy O’Brian at KASH/Anchorage
  • Countdown To CMA Awards Begins Next Wednesday
  • Trey Cooler Moves To Myrtle Beach’s Gator
  • CC McCartney Inducted Into Texas Radio Hall Of Fame
  • Canada’s Copyright Board Issues New Internet Rate Structure
  • George Strait Becomes 5th ACM Artist Of The Decade
  • Hey Beatiful Is A Letter Home From A Fallen Soldier
  • Exile Returns To Entertain Nashville
  • Tim & Willie Continue Community Service In Phoenix
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Radio News for Thursday 10-30-2008


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

News & PR

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

Radio News International:

Radio & Records

  • FCC Investigates Lawsuit’s Payola Claim. Letters sent to Latin stations suspected of receiving spin payments
  • Budget Axe Swings Through Emmis/Chicago
  • Riley Takes Over Ben, Gosselin Gets Now In Philly
  • CBS Radio Q3 Revenues Fall 12%
  • Smyth Named Chairman Of Greater Media
  • Arbitron Executives’ Stock Sales Eyed By Cuomo
  • Updated: Richards Exits CC/San Diego
  • Saurer Replaces Donahoe At Millennium Radio Group
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 29, 2008
  • Presidential Ad Buys Increase In Hispanic Radio
  • Sharp Cut At The Bone
  • Next Stop: Music World For Pokora-Sadowsky
  • Sony BMG Loses $57 Million In Fiscal Q2
  • RealNetworks’ Q3 Music Revenues Up
  • FCC Clears Way For D.C. To Get New 50kw AM Signal
  • Hastings Launches ghhManagement
  • Budget Cuts Claim Watson

All Access

  • Greater Media Changes PDs At Ben-FM And Now 97.5
  • WSJ: Cuomo Probes Stock Sales at Arbitron
  • CBS Posts $12.5 Billion Loss With Write-Down
  • Cumulus Cuts Sharp In San Francisco, Watson In SoCal
  • CBS Posts $12.5 Billion Loss With Write-Down
  • Perhaps iPods Aren’t Replacing Radio
  • Harvard Prof Fights RIAA’s Tactics
  • Astral Media Revenues Rise, Profits Flat For Fiscal Q4
  • Meredith Posts Declines For Fiscal Q1
  • Laser Sells Five U.K. Stations
  • Bankruptcy Trustee Tries To Revive Reno License
  • S.C. Sports Talker Arrested For Credit Card Fraud
  • Sirius XM Launches Led Zeppelin Channel
  • Gregory M. Olley Dead At 55

Radio Ink

  • Smyth Named Chairman At Greater Media
  • Hastings Forms Management Company
  • Hastings Forms Management Company
  • War Of The Worlds: 70th Anniversary
  • Report: Cuomo Looking Into Arbitron Execs’ Stock Sales
  • Final Call For ’09 MIW Mentoring Candidates
  • Final Call For ’09 MIW Mentoring Candidates
  • Clear Channel Sees Big Political Spending

FMQB

  • Peter Smyth Adds Chairman Title At Greater Media
  • WXPN/FMQB Announce 2009 NON-COMMvention
  • Sony Takes Quarterly Hit As Profits Plunge
  • Performers weigh in on FCC/”white space” debate
  • NY AG investigating Arbitron stock sales
  • Karmazin interview on Autoline
  • Jim Cramer: Citadel Is In “Great Shape”
  • Hollywood braces for end of Kevin Martin era

Inside Radio

  • Slowdown kinder to small markets.
  • Thanks to Obama, political revenue doubles.
  • CBS pulls Interep complaint.
  • Saurer returns to Millennium.
  • Host busted for using station credit card.
  • Sirius XM swaps more shares for debt.
  • Report: Bonaduce to Philly.
  • Radio marks landmark today.
  • Top jobs – updated daily.

Radio Business Report

  • SBS wants clarity on Interep
  • Analyst: Sirius XM still overpriced
  • Trustee believes Interep has value
  • Cuomo investigating insider sales
  • Zune signs with Univision
  • WCBS Newsradio covers the NYC Marathon, Presidential Campaign
  • Federal judge kicks PPM fight to state court
  • Assessing the Interep impact
  • Smulyan salute raises cash
  • Google, WPP launch marketing research awards program
  • Emmis gets a Moody’s downgrade

Radio Online

  • Peter Smyth Named Chairman of Greater Media Board
  • NY AG Cuomo Probes Stock Sales by Arbitron Executives
  • CC Seeks New Holiday Tunes From Unsigned Songwriters
  • Cumulus Cuts Continue, Larry Sharp Out as KSAN PD
  • Jim Richards Exits Clear Channel/San Diego as VP/P
  • Clear Channel, Cleveland Browns Extend Radio Deal
  • Donahoe Resigns as Millennium Radio President/CEO
  • National Political Spending on CCR Up 98% Over 2006
  • Charges Dropped Against WIBT’s Cubby for Bus Stunt
  • Horizon Navigation Integrates CCTTN into Software

NTS Aircheck

  • An FM For KGO/San Francisco?
  • Cuomo Vs. Arbitron: It’s Getting Ugly
  • “Interep: What’s Happening And Where Do We Go From Here?”
  • Cleveland-based Envision Radio Networks is moving to new headquarters.

Urbansite

  • News – Obama Infomercial (Video)
  • Jobs – Got Work? Need Work or Looking?
  • News – Mo’Nique Show Out At KDAY

All About Country

  • Cuomo Investigates 7 Arbitron Exec’s Stock Sales
  • James McMurtry Gives Away Song In Time For Elections
  • Charlie Allen Visits Cat Country/Providence
  • Crickets Inducted Into Musicians HOF
  • CMT Poll Names Country Artists Most Qualified for Oval Office
  • Zac Brown Band Has Album On The Way
  • New Keith Urban Single Due Monday
  • Peter Smyth Now Chairman Of Greater Media Board
  • Music City Walk Of Fame Inducts 7
  • WBR Nashville Launches A&R Team Online
  • Beer For My Horses Premieres On CMT Sunday
  • Curb’s Adrian Michaels Rear-Ended By Rascal Flatts Joe Don Rooney
  • Sony Suffers a 72% Quarterly Loss
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Radio News for Wednesday 10-29-2008


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

News & PR

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

Radio News International:

Radio & Records

  • Arbitron Executives’ Stock Sales Eyed By Cuomo
  • Smyth Succeeds Bordes As Chairman Of Greater Media Board
  • Next Stop: Music World For Pokora-Sadowsky
  • Cutback Corner: KDKA, KROC
  • Sacked In Sacramento: Lemanski, Verdier Exit Entravision
  • Copps On The Fairness Doctrine. FCC commissioner doesn’t foresee it returning
  • Manning Exits 91X; Capone Takes Over
  • Sacked In Sacramento: Lemanski, Verdier Exit Entravision
  • Coronfly Back On The Scene
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 28, 2008
  • Pros On The Loose
  • Pros On The Loose – No. 2
  • CBS/Pittsburgh Now Five People Smaller
  • Taylor Sealed With A Kiss
  • Epperlein Out At Sirius XM
  • Wal-Mart Relaunches Digital Music Store, Drops Prices
  • Marino Headed To Hot 98.1
  • Univision, Zune Launching Music Download Service
  • Dial Global Appoints Ryan VP Of Sales Planning
  • Cumulus Layoffs Come To Fayetteville, N.C.
  • Interep Gets Temporary Green Light To Continue Operations
  • Arbitron’s Attempt To Block Cuomo Lawsuit DeniedIt’s A $2+ Million Buyout From Westwood For Beusse

All Access

  • Greater Media Names Peter Smyth Chair./CEO/Pres.
  • Sony Slammed With 72% Quarterly Loss
  • Big Media Stocks Suffer A Dismal Month
  • Political Spending On Clear Channel Radio Up
  • FCC Okays WAGE Hike
  • Changing Hands: Indiana FMs, Texas CP, Florida Translator
  • C-Span Wants To Air Supreme Court Indecency Argument Tapes
  • Time Inc. Plans About 600 Layoffs
  • Changing Hands: Indiana FMs, Texas CP, Florida Translator
  • All Access Exclusive: Sweep Through Summer Arbs Continues
  • Two Exit KROC-A-F
  • Raleigh’s Fan Adds ESPN Radio
  • Lawyer Sues CKNW For Website Defamation
  • Saunders Launches Website
  • IronPigs Move To ESPN 1230-1320 AM
  • UTV To Sell talk107/Edinburgh
  • WZNE Has Moved
  • New PPM Data Illustrates Hurricane Ike Impact
  • Is A Sale Close At Interep?
  • It’s A $2+ Million Buyout From Westwood For Beusse
  • Phil Manning Exits 91X; Capone Upped To PD
  • Report: Redstone In A Financial Squeeze
  • CBS/Pittsburgh Restructures Programming, Sales, Promotions
  • Two Exit Entravision/Sacramento
  • Dial Global Names Kevin Ryan VP/Sales Planning
  • Wal-Mart Relaunches Music Download Store
  • Alex Coronfly Joins Capitol Music Group
  • Karmazin Talks Up Sirius XM On TV Show
  • FCC Reduces Fine Against KBRN-A
  • CC Takes Waco Station Back From Trust
  • Angi Taylor Gets A Good Morning Kiss In Chicago
  • The Zakk Tyler Morning Show Exits WZGC
  • WLTE Names Kevin Murphy And Cheryl Kaye For Mornings
  • Marino Gets Hot In Greenville
  • CFEX Hires Carly Meyers For Middays
  • Top 40 WFIZ Launches
  • Lucas Leaving Power/Wichita
  • KEGE Ups Erin Michelle To PD

Radio Ink

  • Report: Cuomo Looking Into Arbitron Execs’ Stock Sales
  • Envision Radio Networks Moves To New HQ
  • Clear Channel Sees Big Political Spending
  • Ryan Joins Dial Global As VP
  • Beusse Leaves WW1 With $2 Million-Plus
  • Radio Pros Available
  • Jack Myers: There Are Still Opportunities
  • Interep Open For Business
  • Comprehensive Website Design Solution

FMQB

  • Peter Smyth Adds Chairman Title At Greater Media
  • Sony Takes Quarterly Hit As Profits Plunge
  • Performers weigh in on FCC/”white space” debate
  • NY AG investigating Arbitron stock sale
  • Jim Cramer: Citadel Is In “Great Shape”
  • Hollywood braces for end of Kevin Martin era
  • Karmazin interview on Autoline

Inside Radio

  • Wal-Mart becomes a radio success story.
  • No Interep deal yet.
  • Out-of-home poised for growth.
  • Layoffs lead to growth for some.
  • Alliance rolls out HD holiday ads.
  • PPM panel feels Ike impact.
  • Pubcasters say listeners are still giving.
  • Copper bandits hit two stations.
  • Top jobs – updated daily.

Radio Business Report

  • Analyst: Sirius XM still overpriced
  • Trustee believes Interep has value
  • Federal judge kicks PPM fight to state court
  • Assessing the Interep impact
  • Smulyan salute raises cash
  • Google, WPP launch marketing research awards program
  • Emmis gets a Moody’s downgrade
  • RBR First Alert: Interep gets a 1-week reprieve
  • Indie artists not getting airplay
  • “The Bob & Tom Show” to air on WGN America
  • Mancow returns to Chicago, adds five

Radio Online

  • NY AG Cuomo Probes Stock Sales by Arbitron Executives
  • Peter Smyth Named Chairman of Greater Media Board
  • National Political Spending on CCR Up 98% Over 2006
  • Horizon Navigation Integrates CCTTN into Software
  • Phil Manning Exits XTRA-FM (91X)/San Diego as PD
  • GM Lemanski, GSM Verdier Exit Entravision/Sacramento
  • AWRT/Chicago Chapter Elects 2008/09 Board of Directors
  • WCMC (99.9 FM The Fan)/Raleigh Adds ESPN Radio
  • Dial Global Appoints Kevin Ryan VP of Sales Planning
  • Former WWI CEO Tom Beusse to Receive Over $2 Million
  • CBS/Pittsburgh Ousts Five Including B94 PD Ryan Mills
  • Angi Taylor joins CHR WKSC-FM (103.5 Kiss FM) Chicago as morning co-host
  • Chris Gardner joins soon-to-be Sports WMVN-FM (Sports/Talk 101.1)/St. Louis as afternoon producer
  • Radio America adds “The Roger Hedgecock Show” to its daily talk lineup

NTS Aircheck

  • An FM For KGO/San Francisco?
  • Cuomo Vs. Arbitron: It’s Getting Ugly
  • “Interep: What’s Happening And Where Do We Go From Here?”
  • Patrick Gets Pucked In South Florida
  • Cleveland-based Envision Radio Networks is moving to new headquarters
  • “Hold Your Nose And Vote For McCain!” That’s the advice of WLW/Cincinnati host Bill Cunningham
  • Coming Down The Home Stretch
  • Hey, Big Spender: Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama remained radio’s biggest advertiser
  • Judge Gives Go Ahead To NY AG Arbitron Suit
  • Arbitron Moves Forward

Urbansite

  • Jobs – Got Work? Need Work or Looking?
  • News – Mo’Nique Show Out At KDAY
  • News – Jennifer Hudson’s Brother-in-law
  • News – Assassination plot targeting Obama disrupted

All About Country

  • CMT Poll Names Country Artists Most Qualified for Oval Office
    Zac Brown Band Has Album On The Way
    New Keith Urban Single Due Monday
    Peter Smyth Now Chairman Of Greater Media Board
    Music City Walk Of Fame Inducts 7
    Jennifer Rose Parker Joins Cherryheart Music
    Merlefest 2009 Line-Up Set
    WBR Nashville Launches A&R Team
    Wal-Mart Increases Radio Ad Spending
    $8k Raised For Local School During 2nd Annual Music Row Celebrity Chili Throwdown
    Dressing Like Dolly This Halloween Can Make You A Winner
    Moby Gets ‘Chicken Biscuits’ From Colt Ford
    Len Snow, Ex-Pro Jock Celebrates Release of 80 Proof CD Tonight at 8 pm in Hollywood Disco
    This Sunday: ‘Beer For My Horses’ Premieres On CMT
    Ryan Joins Dial Global As VP
    Curb’s Adrian Michaels Rear-Ended By Rascal Flatts Joe Don Rooney
    Q3 Online Ad Prices Plunge
    Sony Suffers a 72% Quarterly Loss
    Changes at Entravision/Sacramento
    Ben Bennett New CMA Online & Mobile Marketing Manager
    Michael Scott To Ride and Perform At Ft. Hood Bike Rally
    Bluefield Visits WBEE/Rochester
    Shawna Russell Releases Video EPK
    Rascal Flatts Visit Blair Garner
    Dow Trades Up Nearly 900-Points–Little Response From Broadcast Issues
    Don Kellogg Sufaces In Monroe, LA
    Month Of Oc-Toby At KSOP/Salt Lake City
    Craig Morgan Heads Back To The Big Apple
    WCTK/Providence is Calling All Troops
    CBS/Pittsburgh Restructures
    Little Jimmy Dickens Gets Tennessee Titan Football
    Collin Raye Entertains Operation Kids Award Gala
    DeAnne Moore Acts Across From Barney
    Westwood One Gives CEO $2,000,000 To Go Away
    Fitz In The Morning Seattle’s Favorite Personality
    CMA Awards Names Reese Witherspoon A Presenter
    Julianne Hough Undergoes Surgery
    CRB Welcomes Mike McVay To The Board
    Coyote Calhoun Happy To Be at WAMZ/Louisville
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Radio News for Tuesday 10-28-2008


Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

News & PR

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

Radio News International:

Radio & Records

  • Arbitron’s Attempt To Block Cuomo Lawsuit Denied
  • Interep Gets Temporary Green Light To Continue Operations
  • Sirius XM In MLB Discussions
  • Sen. Ted Stevens Found Guilty On All Seven Counts
  • Cumulus Layoffs Come To Fayetteville, N.C.
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 27, 2008
  • Culotta, Fennessy, Heinz Upped At CBS/Tampa
  • Beusse’s Westwood One Ouster Nets Him $2.2M
  • Westwood One Retools
  • Budget Cuts Hit Cumulus/Melbourne
  • Haze, Shindler Rise At UMG
  • Horn Returns To Radio With Premiere
  • Tyler Gets His Kix
  • Fuentes In Hot Water

All Access

  • Is A Sale Close At Interep?
  • It’s A $2+ Million Buyout From Westwood For Beusse
  • Report: Redstone In A Financial Squeeze
  • Two Exit Entravision/Sacramento
  • WalMart Relaunches Music Download Store
  • CC Takes Waco Station Back From Trust
  • Cumulus Layoffs Reach Fayetteville
  • KWMU/St. Louis Breaks Pledge Record
  • Shorter Pledge, More Money For Michigan Radio
  • Ofcom Looking Into Russell Brand Prank Call
  • Casey Acevedo Does The Texas Two Step
  • CRB Names Mike McVay To Board
  • Coyote Signs On For Another 3 Years
  • Carrie Underwood Scores Her 8th Consecutive No. 1
  • Julianne Hough To Have Surgery
  • Fitz Voted Best In Seattle
  • WLW’s Cunningham Rips, Endorses McCain
  • Cool Way To Raise Money For Troops
  • The 70’s With Cindy Barton Celebrates 10 Years
  • Donald Wayne Beckstrom Dies At 63
  • Hot 99.5’s Gillian Becomes A Bride
  • It’s Nyce To Get Married
  • It’s A Girl For BBC’s Whiley

Radio Ink

  • Arbitron: ‘We Look Forward To Defending Our Interests’
  • Court Rejects Arbitron Bid To Block PPM Suit
  • Report: Newspaper Circulation Continues To Fall
  • CBS Radio Promotes Three In Tampa
  • McVay Joins CRB Board
  • Bob & Tom TV Show Debuts Monday On WGN America
  • Mancow Back in Chicago, Adds TRN Affiliates
  • Interep ‘One Of The Great Companies’
  • Horn Joins Premiere For Music Syndication, Sales
  • Stephan Donates Station To College

FMQB

  • Analyst Boyle Cuts Radio Financial Forecast
  • NY Court Denies Arbitron Attempt To Block NY AG PPM Suit
  • Promotions at CBS Radio-Washington, D.C.
  • Mancow returns in Chicago and adds more national affiliate
  • Darwin returns for mornings at WEQX
  • Lesson for labels in Front Line/Ticketmaster deal
  • CC’s IHeartRadio gains traction
  • KTU’s Goumba Johnny roasts Matt Lauer
  • Web radio revenue remains elusive

Inside Radio

  • A new deal for Interep. More to come?
  • Other reps see opportunity.
  • Thin cash cushion for Interep.
  • Cuomo’s PPM battle gets a boost.
  • Arbitron: No impact.
  • ASCAP Presents “The Mike Kinosian Interview” … Chuck Lontine
  • Political talk heats up.
  • Tracking the “Bubba Effect.”
  • Bob & Tom’s TV launch set.

Radio Business Report

  • Trustee believes Interep has value
  • Federal judge kicks PPM fight to state court
  • RBR First Alert: Interep gets a 1-week reprieve
  • Indie artists not getting airplay
  • “The Bob & Tom Show” to air on WGN America
  • Mancow returns to Chicago, adds five

Radio Online

  • Interep to Continue Operations While Seeking Asset Sale
  • Court Rejects Arbitron Attempt to Block N.Y. AG Action
  • Premiere Appoints Horn VP/Music Syndication, Sales
  • CBS Radio Promotes John Fennessy to Director/Sales
  • Bob & Tom Set for November 3 Debut on WGN America
  • Cumulus Layoffs Continue in Fayetteville, Melbourne
  • NBA Signs with Sirius XM Radio to Air Games, Playoffs
  • WXDJ/Miami Morning Co-Host Al Fuentes Arrested
  • WZEE-FM (Z104) Madison Katie Sommers Promotion Coordinator and early afternoon personality (1-4pm) is getting set to leave the snow and head south to CHR WFLZ-FM/Tampa.
  • Fox News Radio (FNR) hires Eben Brown as a New York-based general-assignment reporter.

NTS Aircheck

  • Interep Still Open … Sort Of
  • Smerconish Takes Heat For Obama Endorsement
  • Management Moves At CBS/Washington
  • Eben Brown Joins FOX News Radio
  • Bob & Tom’s Tube Debut

Urbansite

  • News – Assassination plot targeting Obama disrupted
  • News – Jennifer Hudson’s missing nephew found.
  • New Releases – Ahmir – Yes We Can

All About Country

  • Brooks & Dunn Media Base Most-Added
  • Wilhite & Wall Celebrate 20-Years Doing Mornings
  • Aaron Tippin Continues His Rally-tour
  • CRB Welcomes Mike McVay To The Board
  • Ryan Adams Americana’s Most-Added–Again
  • Interep Still ‘On The Streets’
  • Reba’s 50 Greatest Hits Hits Stores Today
  • Lorrie Morgan Files For Bankruptcy
  • KASE/Austin’s For Breast Cancer Cure
  • Adam Gregory Doin’ What It Takes
  • Coyote Calhoun Happy To Be at WAMZ/Louisville
  • Bucky Covington Makes Chart History
  • Broadcast Stocks Shudder As Dow Dumps Again
  • Culotta & Heinz Gain CBS/Tampa /Cluster Management
  • Robb Rose Director Of Programming In Flagstaff/Prescott
  • UMG/Nashville Promotions Makes Strong People Moves
  • Keith Urban Fans Create 2009 Calendar
  • Cumulus Cost Cuts Coming Out