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Radio & Streaming Media News for Tuesday 03-31-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Arbitron Appoints Two New Executives as Part of Strategic Realignment – pr newswire
  • Nielsen to cut 1,600 jobs – crains new york
  • CBS Radio ‘Freshens’ Up D.C. Format – mediaweek
  • Penhallow and WRIF part ways – detroit news
  • Media coverage stretches staffs (Fargo) – inforum
  • Cox Radio launches “I Am Atlanta” – radio business report
  • NJ station to delivers empty wallets to Statehouse (Jersey 101) – newsday
  • Forever fires third veteran broadcaster: WRKY’s Bithell – altoona mirror
  • Personality Sells? Or Kills? – the infinite dial
  • Anti-Royalties Bill Introduced In Senate – radio ink
  • The Nine Principles Behind Glenn Beck’s Success – media bistro
  • Rumors Of NPR National Pledge Drive Unfounded – radio and records
  • U.S. Online Advertising Revenue Grew in Q4 — ‘Sluggishly’ – editor and publisher
  • Sirius, Nicemac Now Working Together on Apple-Related Apps – seeking alpha
  • BMI Unveils Mobile Music Predictions – billboard
  • Astral Media National Day of Caring for Kids Radiothon on April 30th across Canada – fox business
  • Global to sell Digital One stake to Arqiva – media week uk
  • Radio ratings war: 2DAY skyrockets, Triple M crashes and burns – livenews au
  • Triple J abandoned by its young audience in radio ratings – couriermail au

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Arbitron Inc. First Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call Scheduled for April 21, 2009 – individual.com
  • Arbitron Appoints Two New Executives as Part of Strategic Realignment – pr newswire
  • Cumulus Media Selects Cass for Outsourced Telecom Expense Management – businesswire
  • Nielsen to cut 1,600 jobs. The market research giant cited continued integration of its operations as reason for the reductions. – crains new york
  • 10-K: WESTWOOD ONE INC /DE/ – market watch
  • LBI Media, Inc. Reschedules Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter 2008 Financial Results – pr newswire
  • CBS Falls After UBS Cuts to ‘Sell’ on Deeper Ad Slump – bloomberg
  • Sirius XM Posts Q4 Profit, Plans iPhone/iPod SKU – twice
  • GM Restructuring Spells Sirius Gain – seeking alpha
  • Kagan: Future TV, Radio Revs Slow Through 2013 – media daily news
  • Grim Forecast for Local Broadcast. SNL Kagan’s latest deflating figures follow steep declines in 2008 – ad week
  • Some Media Stocks Take Beating On Auto Bailout News – paid content
  • Financing a Station in Tough Times – radio world
  • Study Shows Mags Reap More Ad Value Per Minute – media buyer planner

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Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • CBS Radio ‘Freshens’ Up D.C. Format – mediaweek
  • CBS Radio Getting ‘Fresh’ In DC. BS Radio Classic Rock WTGB is reportedly in stunt mode, as CBS Radio has announced it will flip the station to AC as “94.7 Fresh FM” on Monday, April 6. – radio ink
  • Penhallow and WRIF part ways – detroit news
  • Bye-bye baby; Arthur Penhallow leaves WRIF. Famed DJ leaving Detroit rock station after 39 years on the air – detroit freepress
  • Clear Channel Radio gains new chief financial officer – san antonio business journal
  • Media coverage stretches staffs. At WDAY-TV, they’ve got an area set up for quick naps. At KFGO 790 AM, the news director is starting to lose his voice. At The Forum, reporters and editors are pulling midnight to 9 a.m. shifts. – inforum
  • Cox Radio launches “I Am Atlanta” – radio business report
  • Tim Conway Jr. passes his test at KFI. The former KLSX host will fill in for Bryan Suits. – oc register
  • Doubling The Talk in Salisbury. Just as Peak Broadcasting did last week in Fresno, Delmarva Broadcasting has flipped Variety Hits WXMD “92.5 Max-FM” Salisbury, – radio insight
  • Rip Daniels hits Jackson radio market (WNPR) – clarion ledger
  • Radio listeners get an earful. Rocky Mount lawyer Carolyn Furrow answers questions about the law in a folksy manner. – roanoke.com
  • Virginia Resident Host Weekly Talk Radio Show for Job Seekers – pr log
  • Hog Talk Returns Tonight At Cousin’s Bar And Grill – our sports central
  • WJEJ will broadcast Suns games this season – the herald mail

News & PR

  • WANI named Alabama’s ‘Radio Station-of-the-Year’ – opelika auburn news
  • Forever fires third veteran broadcaster: WRKY’s Bithell – altoona mirror
  • Dr. Laura Schlessinger to perform live show in Irvine – oc register
  • NJ station to delivers empty wallets to Statehouse (Jersey 101) – newsday
  • New radio ad targets state health plan. RALEIGH – The fight over how to fix the state health plan has hit the airwaves. – triangle
  • Baltimore Radio Station Donates Airtime To Arts Groups ( WYPR) – arts journal
  • Mega Media Group, Inc. Announces Pulse 87 to Be Rated Under Arbitron’s Standard PPM Ratings Service – individual.com
  • Austin’s Own NewsRadio 590 KLBJ Named Finalist for Prestigious Crystal Radio Awards – pr newswire
  • Danny Bonaduce 1959-2009, and Beyond … Probably – phillymag
  • Tribune combining Hartford operations – radio business report
  • Don Imus Asks $30 Million for Connecticut Mansion, Estate of the Day – luxist
  • Austin anchor Fred Cantú runs online Mexico media directory – austin american statesman
  • Radio personality writes it all down. Claude “Hoot” Hooten is a very happy man. The popular radio personality will tell you quickly that he is married to a wonderful woman, Sande, he has a terrific relationship with God, and he is sober. – santa maria times
  • WROR Promotion Raises $40K for Salvation Army – pr newswire
  • DC101 Chili Cook-Off Promises Spicy Chili & Hot Bands – pr newswire
  • Barix Presents Audio over IP Workshops – radio magazine
  • Orioles’ Radio Station Turns Rain-Delay Into “Canceled” Game – deadspin
  • Cannes to Honor Steve Ballmer. Names Microsoft chief Media Person of the Year – ad week

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Personality Sells? Or Kills? – the infinite dial
  • The Year Of The App – jaco blog
  • ESPN 950 needs to go On the DL – philly burbs
  • Consolidators Again Betray Radio – inside music media
  • RADIO, THE RECESSION AND PROCTER & GAMBLE – dan oday
  • Can Redstone Go To Fiscal Hell And Back? – deadline hollywood
  • Racial Discrimination in U.S. Advertising Industry – colorsnw
  • Liberal blogs attack Limbaugh; others view with support – krmg
  • EDITORIAL: Rush 1, Obama 0. The Democratic attack strategy fails – the washington times
  • Ann Coulter bushwacked on radio by conservative Christian abortion foes – prolifeblogs
  • Viewers want skeptical reporters, not cheerleaders – the spectrum
  • Fox News’s Mad, Apocalyptic, Tearful Rising Star – ny times
  • Cable News Stokes Political Fever – ny times
  • The poetry of Glenn Beck. Every day the Fox News pundit feels the pain and suffering of average Americans. Now it’s time to experience his free verse. – salon
  • The Nine Principles Behind Glenn Beck’s Success – media bistro
  • ‘Fairness Doctrine’ is not only concern for free speech – christian examiner

FCC & Legal

  • 500 Broadcasters To Lobby Capitol Hill. Senate introduces its version of the ‘Local Radio Freedom Act’ – radio and records
  • Anti-Royalties Bill Introduced In Senate – radio ink
  • FCC Daily Digest – FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • Rumors Of NPR National Pledge Drive Unfounded – radio and records
  • New NPR CEO Suited For The Challenge – npr
  • WQED’s woes. The actions of George Miles Jr., president of WQED Multimedia, will speak louder than his words. – pittsburgh tribune
  • NPR’s Adam Davidson explains the explainer: a model for complex news – nieman journalism lab
  • KVSC will need to move during cleanup in Stewart Hall – sc times
  • KERA’s ‘CEO’ series begins third year – fort worth business press
  • NPR quiz show is coming back to Fairbanks – news miner
  • Guest DJs Spinning on ASU’s Radio Station This Week – phoenix new times
  • Talks start on saving KOCV radio – my west texas
  • WUSF Radio Exceeds Fundraising Goal – tampa bay online
  • KUCI Hosts A House Party – new university
  • Local radio station sold to Christian group (KTIB) – thibodaux daily comet
  • His Eminence Edward Cardinal Egan to Host Special Retrospective on His SIRIUS XM Radio Show on April 2 – yahoo

Streaming & Tech

  • Internet advertising revenues rise in Q4 – cnet
  • Internet ad revenue up 10.6 pct last year: report – yahoo
  • Internet ad spending hits a new high – media life
  • U.S. Online Advertising Revenue Grew in Q4 — ‘Sluggishly’ – editor and publisher
  • Sirius, Nicemac Now Working Together on Apple-Related Apps – seeking alpha
  • Sirius may need to change to a webcaster to survive – rain
  • CBS Radio Puts Live Commercials Online – fmqb
  • CBS Launches ‘Live Read’ Spots on Streaming Radio – mediaweek
  • CBS Takes Its Lumps Along With Online Advertising… – mel phillips now and then
  • Tom Leykis gets a new platform. The longtime radio talk show host launches a blog of topics he used to discuss on air. – oc register
  • BMI Unveils Mobile Music Predictions – billboard
  • What’s wrong with a Twitter degree? I can haz Master of Arts! – theregister.co.uk
  • Last.fm delays plans to charge. Postponement after “a lot of feedback” – pocket lint
  • Slacker Adds Song Lyrics to ‘Radio Plus’ Service – individual.com
  • Death by a Thousand Tweets. Make Twitter a Stream of Information, Not a Sewer of Useless Noise – ad age
  • Is Microsoft Set to Abandon its Top-Down Zune Approach? – technologizer

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Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

Canada

  • Feds should step up to protect CBC Radio – sudbury star
  • Astral Media National Day of Caring for Kids Radiothon on April 30th across Canada – fox business
  • CRTC Report on Broadcasting Services in Linguistic Minority Communities – broadcaster magazine
  • Rogers Makes It Official — Nadir Mohamed is New President and CEO – broadcaster magazine

Asia/Africa/Oceana/Americas

  • ABC knocks off talk radio king. ABC774 has knocked off 3AW in Melbourne and Macquarie Radio Network’s 2GB extended its lead in Sydney in a radio ratings survey. – the australian
  • 96FM up in ratings as 720 slips – wabusiness news au
  • Radio ratings war: 2DAY skyrockets, Triple M crashes and burns – livenews au
  • Bushfire coverage elevates ABC to top of radio ratings – the age au
  • Triple J abandoned by its young audience in radio ratings – couriermail au
  • Nielsen figures show Nova rules, morning and afternoon – couriermail au
  • Nova suffers in radio ratings – b&t
  • The CIA Recruits Spies on the Radio – muzi news
  • KwaMashu’s new community radio station vibes it up – bizzcommunity
  • Radio Indigo COO Jayyant Bhokare quits – indian television
  • Journalists briefed about role of Radio Pakistan – the nation
  • Cameroon: Chantal Biya Inaugurates «Otete» Community Radio – all africa
  • RJR shuts down AM, Nationwide goes off air – jamaica gleaner

Trades

Radio & Records

  • 500 Broadcasters To Lobby Capitol Hill
  • D.C. Gets Fresh With Dunkin
  • SNL Kagan: 2009 Radio Revs To Fall 15%
  • Moscowitz Named Executive VP Of WB
  • Klaiman’s Executive Elevation At Universal Republic
  • Stock Market Snapshot: March 30, 2009
  • Arbitron Goes Outside For Two Key Execs
  • Univision Loses Nearly $2 Billion In Q4
  • Z100 To Debut In Ft. Myers
  • RIAA Appeals Royalty-Rate Determination
  • ‘104.7 Cool. Classic. Rock.’ Comes To Salt Lake City
  • Tremblay Heads To CHOM
  • Jon & Sherry Leave K-LOVE
  • Andrews Declares His Independence
  • Kertes Exits L.A.’s Sound
  • Street Talk: Rubino Leaves The Loft
  • Street Talk: Trio Of Exits At Entercom/Denver
  • Street Talk: Condolences To Robin Daniels
  • CBS Radio Adding Live Commercials Into Streams
  • Rumors Of NPR National Pledge Drive Unfounded

All Access

  • With Radio Revs Stalled, Internet Surpasses
  • Seven House Chairs Support Performance Rights Act
  • Baltimore Says ‘Goodbye Jack?’
  • Cox Radio Launches ‘I Am Atlanta’ Campaign
  • C.J. Jones Named VP/Market Mgr. For Cumulus In Arkansas
  • WZBL Flips To Steve-FM
  • KCEE Format Moving After Sale
  • Report: Global To Sell Digital One Stake To Arqiva
  • Astral Media Sets Radiothon For Kids’ Health
  • Jack Ingram Rodeos Before Jetting To Cuba
  • Oak Ridge Boys To Appear On RFD-TV
  • ‘The Producers’ Welcomes Ben Neidle
  • WKHX/WHQX Wins Three WV Broadcasters Assoc. Awards
  • Zac Brown Band To Host Online Fan Chat
  • WBR/Nashville Signs Frankie Ballard
  • Heidi Newfield Kicks Off Media Blitz Tomorrow
  • SOLID Hosts Bonfire
  • Conway On KFI Again This Week
  • Tom Leykis, Blogger
  • 610 Sports Radio/K.C. Adds George Brett Appearances
  • Talk On FM For Delmarva
  • Elvis Duran Lands In Court
  • Kidd Kraddick Debuts In Bryan College Station
  • Zach Martin’s Voice Available
  • Former WIBF/Philly Host George Thompson Dies At 93

Radio Ink

  • Anti-Royalties Bill Introduced In Senate
  • SNL Kagan: ‘Steep Decline’ For Revenues In 2009
  • Univision Loss Widens In Q4
  • Arbitron Adds Two EVPs
  • Penhallow Leaves WRIF After 39 Years
  • Fargo’s Flag Goes All-Out For Flood Coverage
  • CBS Radio Getting ‘Fresh’ In DC
  • Don’t Be Foolish On April 1
  • Cox Radio Declares ‘I Am Atlanta’
  • Goldstein Named Clear Channel Radio CFO
  • Elvis Duran Goes Nationwide
  • Limbaugh: Ratings Surge On Controversy
  • Mercedes Adds HD In More Models
  • CBS Radio Adds ‘Live Reads’ To Streams
  • Spring ’09 Station Name Preview In The Mail
  • Arbitron To Add Stations To PPM Reports
  • Copps: It May Be Time To Reconsider Cross-Ownership Ban
  • AWRT Weighs In Against Royalties

FMQB

  • Joel Klaiman Promoted At Universal Republic
  • Todd Moscowitz Appointed EVP Of WBR
  • Premiere Takes Elvis Duran National
  • Mitch Goldstein Named CFO of Clear Channel Radio
  • CBS Radio Puts Live Commercials Online
  • KKHH (Hot Hits 95.7)/Houston goes all Britney
  • Arthur Penhallow leaving WRIF after 39 years
  • Washington D.C. gets “Fresh” with new AC station.
  • Adam Carolla podcast is a hit
  • UMG dominating digital sales

Inside Radio

  • It’s official: Internet surpasses radio.
  • Kagan predicts “steep” declines.
  • Univision: Layoffs done.
  • Senate joins the royalty fight.
  • Mercedes doubles HD options.
  • Radio One wants Sirius XM spectrum.
  • Cox campaign targets hometown.
  • Univision brings Todobebé to radio.
  • The Mike Kinosian Interview… Robert Conrad

Radio Business Report

  • CBS Radio to blow up 94.7 in DC
  • Mercedes-Benz expands HD Radio availability
  • Univision Radio to add “Viva La Familia” programming
  • Arthur Penhallow leaving WRIF after 39 years
  • Case study: Peak Broadcasting takes KMJ to new audiences
  • Radio forecast even cloudier
  • Stock buys show confidence
  • Jim West dead at 84
  • Lars Larson launches with 90% of former affils.
  • AWRT attacks the tax
  • Larry Glick dead at 87

Radio Online

  • Senate Joins in Opposition to Performance Fees on Radio
  • Storey Exits Magic Broadcasting as Executive VP/COO
  • Arbitron Names Two New Execs in Strategic Realignment
  • CBS Radio Plans WTGB/Washington Flip to ”Fresh FM”
  • Radio Station Annual Outlook Show Steep Declines in ’09
  • Clear Channel Radio Names Mitch Goldstein as CFO
  • CBS Radio to Incorporate Live Commercials Into Streams
  • Premiere Radio Networks to Syndicate Elvis Duran
  • Cox Hits the Airwaves with ”I Am Atlanta” Campaign
  • Millcreek/Salt Lake Launches New Station ”104.7 Cool”
  • Mercedes-Benz Expands Support of HD Radio Technology
  • Independence Media/Peoria, IL, appoints Jeff Andrews as Operations Manager of its 4-station cluster
  • Former KLSX-FM/Los Angeles National Sales Manager Brian Beishline joins crosstown Talk KLSX-AM as GSM
  • WRIF-FM/Detroit announces the departure of 39-year veteran afternoon drive host Arthur Penhallow
  • WZJZ-FM/Fort Myers will flip to AC as Z100 on Tuesday
  • KOSI-FM/Denver afternoon personality Steve Cassidy exits

NTS Aircheck

  • FOX Nation Debuts
  • Government Focus On Saving Newspapers
  • Thousands Wait In Rain At Levin Book Signing
  • Mancow Roars Back In Chi-Town
  • Lars Returns Live And National Today
  • Bonneville Sets Launch For Seattle Sports/Talker
  • Radio On The Front Lines In North Dakota
  • Rush Rocks Ratings

Urbansite

  • Troy and Marc “Big Phat Phun” Streaming Live On Baltimoresun.com
  • Outkast’s Andre 3000 Arrested For Driving 109 MPH
  • Jobs – St. Louis, Baltimore, Cleveland
  • TODD MOSCOWITZ To WARNER BROS. RECORDS
  • New Chief Financial Officer at Clear Channel
  • IAB Reports Internet Advertising Grew 10 Percent Last Year …

All About Country

  • Arbitron Rolls Out Winter Phase II Trends Fast
  • Ellizabeth Cooks Joins Conway Twitty Cast
  • Mark Wills Speaks Up For USA Cares
  • Big Changes In Fayetteville/Ft Smith
  • Internet Ad Revenues Surpass Radio
  • Tracy Lawrence Shoots New Video For Up To Him
  • Oak Ridge Boys On RFD-TV’s Marty Stuart Show
  • Wingnut Flies Off From Denver’s 92.5 The Wolf
  • Kenny’s Out Last Night Tops MediaBase Most-Added
  • Darius Rucker Gets A 3rd Chart-Topping Week
  • Arbitron CEO Creates 2 New EVP’s
  • Joe Nichols’ Believers Is At COUNTRY Radio Now
  • Big Kenny Organizes Nashville4Africa Concert
  • New Kellie Pickler Video Surfaces On YouTube
  • Spring Book Begins Thursday
  • Friday’s Price Is Right Features COUNTRY Stars
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Radio & Streaming Media News for Monday 03-30-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Clear Channel Radio Names Mitch Goldstein CFO – yahoo
  • SNL Kagan: Broadcast-Ad Revenue Will Fall For Foreseeable Future – paid content
  • Premiere Radio Networks Syndicates Elvis Duran And The Morning Show – yahoo
  • Penhallow: My radio days are over for now – detroit freepress
  • ALLEGED GEORGE WEBER KILLER DEMANDS CASH FOR INTERVIEW – ny post
  • Mariposa’s Bob Arbogast was a ’60s L.A. radio star – merced sun star
  • Crashing Through The Glass Ceiling. AWRT poll reveals challenges faced by aspiring female PDs – radio and records
  • Broadcast tower collapses near Wichita – kansas city star
  • Imus Asks $30 Million for Westport Waterfront Mansion – westport now
  • Tribal Radio: Approved by the FCC – radio 2020
  • NPR considers rare on-air pledge drive despite ban – the seattle times
  • Universal Music Group Dominating Digital Sales – the business insider
  • Interactive One Names Napster CTO David Wolfe to the Newly Created Position of Chief Product and Operating Officer – fox business
  • 1050 CHUM: A Final Appreciation – the infinite dial
  • ABC fine-tunes Dundas and Torney for quest of multimedia age – australianit

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Modavox Pleased With New York District Court Markman Hearing Ruling – yahoo
  • Clear Channel Radio Names Mitch Goldstein CFO – yahoo
  • Cox Enterprises making push for Cox Radio shares – business jacksonville
  • SNL Kagan Releases New Radio/TV Station Annual Outlook Showing Steep Broadcast Revenue Declines in 2009 – yahoo
  • SNL Kagan: Broadcast-Ad Revenue Will Fall For Foreseeable Future – paid content
  • Salem tunes up its costs – pacific coast business times
  • Salem Communications Corporation – Financial and Strategic Analysis Review – trading markets
  • Westwood One, Inc. – Financial and Strategic Analysis Review – trading markets
  • Serious Threats to Sirius Radio. Web outfits like Pandora, Foneshow, Stitcher, and Slacker broadcast portable and mobile content that makes Sirius look overpriced and stodgy – business week
  • Univision Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results – individual.com
  • Charter files Chapter 11 – radio business report
  • Reports: News Corp. to hire former AOL chief – cnet

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Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Premiere Radio Networks Syndicates Elvis Duran And The Morning Show – yahoo
  • Z100 morning show goes national. Clear Channel’s Premiere Radio Networks will syndicate the local radio gab-fest, which started in New York but rolled out to Philadelphia, Miami and Cleveland. – crains new york
  • Elvis Makes His Premiere Premiere. Show now a national offering – radio and records
  • Premiere Radio Networks Syndicates Elvis Duran And The Morning Show – earth times
  • Penhallow: My radio days are over for now – detroit freepress
  • Lex And Terry Recruit ‘Doubledown’ For PD Duties – radio and records
  • On the radio: WPAT happy it’s Cup runneth over. Program director Tony Luna of WPAT-FM (93.1) says it “wasn’t a hard decision” to carry all the World Cup soccer matches – ny daily news
  • Jones Promoted At Cumulus – radio and records
  • Talk station switching formats. Radio station KYCR-AM (1570) is switching from talk format to a business and finance focus – twin cities
  • Kalamazoo area broadcast media trimming staff, reshaping operations – mlive
  • Moving in Fort Myers. 100.1 WZJZ Fort Myers Ft Ft. Naples Smooth Jazz Z100 Z100.1 Movin Moving Dream – radio insight
  • WNRI 1380 fires Dave Kane – valley breeze
  • Another Smooth Jazz has bitten the dust. This time, in Fort Myers, FL as 100.1 WZJZ has begun stunting with a loop of a line from Reel 2 Real’s “I Like To Move It”.
  • Save Mart Pharmacies Launches ‘Ask the Pharmacist’ Radio Forum (KMJ) – progressive grocer
  • TOMMY BOLIN Special To Air On KFRC 88.9 FM In June – blabbermouth
  • Tonight’s Sexy Saturdays Cancelled. I just got word that tonight’s Sexy Saturdays affair, which is put on by local station Power 98.3 FM, has been cancelled. – phoenix new times
  • Jonas Brothers rock at Radio Disney – on the red carpet
  • Commercial Radio Station in Kansas to air entire day of Metallica – the gauntlet
  • SF-Oakland Bay Area Media Cover OPD Officers Funeral – rich lieberman report
  • Judd Sirott gets job in Chicago Cubs’ radio booth – chicago tribune
  • Hot air: Texas Rangers radio booth a mutual admiration society – dallas morning news
  • O’s radio cut short – baltimore sun

News & PR

  • ALLEGED GEORGE WEBER KILLER DEMANDS CASH FOR INTERVIEW – ny post
  • Radio Host’s Alleged Killer Wants Cold, Hard Cash.George Weber’s alleged killer won’t tell his story, unless there’s some money involved. – the celebrity cafe
  • Slain newsman’s blog a window into Brooklyn life – newsday
  • Westwood One proves need for Employee Free Choice Act in Sen. Specter’s backyard – examiner
  • Mariposa’s Bob Arbogast was a ’60s L.A. radio star – merced sun star
  • Larry Glick, 87, radio legend, dies – boston herald
  • Larry Glick, Hub radio voice long a beacon for nightowls – boston.com
  • Irving R. Levine, longtime reporter for NBC, dies at 86 – missourian
  • Steve Harvey, gender guru. The radio host has a book of tips for women on the male mentality. – philadelphia inquirer
  • Crashing Through The Glass Ceiling. AWRT poll reveals challenges faced by aspiring female PDs – radio and records
  • Houston Is Loving Its Rush Limbaugh Again – houston press
  • Not guilty plea for Chautauqua radio host – wkow madison
  • Broadcast tower collapses near Wichita – kansas city star
  • KYQQ Tower Falls Near Winfield – kwch
  • Network Radio Ad Spots Reach 186MM Each Week: RADAR 100 – media buyer planner
  • “I Am Atlanta” Radio Campaign Hits the Airwaves – atlanta daybook
  • Amy Jacobson completes comeback. RADIO | TV reporter fired over bikini joins Roe Conn: ‘I thought I was going to be homeless’ – chicago sun times
  • Don’t touch that dial. Pensacola country radio station wins big at the Academy of Country Music Awards – pnj
  • WRNO rocked local talk radio a year ago when it took Rush Limbaugh from powerhouse WWL – nola
  • Imus Asks $30 Million for Westport Waterfront Mansion – westport now
  • Howard Stern to Comedian Jerry Lewis: Acknowledge Your Biological Daughter – tmrzoo
  • WIBC-FM Named Finalist for Prestigious Crystal Radio Awards – yahoo
  • Daniels one of ‘Most Influential’ blacks in radio (WJZD) – sun herald
  • Radio is Top Source for Local News – wkkj
  • Swine taken from pen. A 19-year-old man was arrested Friday after he reportedly stole four pigs from a radio station property. – sun newspapers
  • How the media affects the job hunt – naples news
  • Jon Mark Beilue: ZZ Top sends her over the top. Local DJ wins trip to see idols – amarillo.com
  • Radio’s ‘End’ recalled in Cleveland International Film Festival documentary – cleveland.com
  • Man advertises his résumé on the radio – woai
  • Werner Ladder Co. Is the Official Sponsor of ESPN Radio/Mike & Mike in the Morning Sheets of Integrity Challenge – pr newswire
  • News media leaders say finding new revenue, developing formats challenge journalism today – the news station wnep
  • Barbara Walters Is Not Quitting TV – wowowow
  • Report Underscores Value Of Music In Branding – billboard

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • This Is Radio Nowhere – inside music media
  • You Are What I Hear – tommy kramer
  • Boss Radio: Revealed at Last – boss radio forever
  • Radio: In search of truth serum – gorman media
  • On the Air: Radio still has a few good shows – pj star
  • For him, the golden age of radio lives on – philly burbs
  • A new low for some listening to Mile High – denver post
  • Talk radio entertains with bloviating – the daily beacon
  • OPINION: ‘Brian And The Judge’ raise talk show bar – brockton enterprise news
  • Conservative “Talkers” Will Soon Be Gone! – american daily
  • Tom Eblen: Restoring Fairness Doctrine a bad idea – kentucky.com
  • O’REILLY: Media bias for Obama benefiting opposition – dnj.com
  • Ratings indicate displeasure. Shocking many of its listeners, the left-leaning National Public Radio recently ran a commentary pointing out that Fox News Channel, which NPR considers to be very conservative, is amassing record ratings in the wake of the Democratic takeover in Washington. – aiken standard
  • Doug Finke: Blago on the radio a blast from the past – galesburg.com
  • Bing leader on TV, radio ad spending in Detroit mayoral race – detroit freepress
  • Wave the White Flag in the Limbaugh War – american chronicle
  • Obama Brings Flush Times for Black News Media – ny times
  • American Right To Life: The Ann Coulter Hang-Ups – pr newswire

FCC & Legal

  • FCC Daily Digest – FCC
  • Tribal Radio: Approved by the FCC – radio 2020

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Public, Educational & Religious

  • NPR considers rare on-air pledge drive despite ban – the seattle times
  • NPR Weighs Rare On-Air Pledge Drive. Nonprofit Last Appealed For Public’s Funds in ’83 – the washington post
  • NPR Freeloading Considered – gumption
  • NPR news programs achieve record ratings – dallas morning news
  • NPR enjoyed record audience in ’08 – honolulu advertiser
  • NPR Continues to Grow, Even in These Uncertain Times – the ledger
  • U.S. urges Iran for access to jailed journalist – canada.com
  • ‘Fairness’ at NPR – pittsburgh tribune review
  • Downturn hits WBCR. Struck by a choppy economy, the fundraising efforts by the staff of WBCR-FM radio reached about $18,000 this weekend, which is about $2,000 short of the studio’s goal.- the berkshire eagle
  • Pair aiming for ‘community minded’ radio – the troy record
  • KRPS seeks donors to be ‘missing pieces of the puzzle’ – pittsburg kansas morning sun
  • WUNC and listeners mark a decade of tuning in – pilot online
  • National Radio Host in Bangor to Meet Fans – wabi tv
  • Garrison Keillor, ‘Prairie Home Companion’ pays tribute to Fox Valley – post crescent
  • Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod mulls selling classical station – missourian

Streaming & Tech

  • The ins and outs of HD, satellite radio – sf gate
  • Technical Perspective of SIRI – sirius buzz
  • CommLawBlog offers broadcasters guide to streaming royalty deal – rain
  • Interactive One Names Napster CTO David Wolfe to the Newly Created Position of Chief Product and Operating Officer – fox business
  • Top Internet Radio Guide Expands to Over 5,000 Streaming Online Radio Stations – emedia wire
  • RCS Releases HD Importer 4.2 – radio magazine
  • Listen to Harvard radio station on your iPhone – wicked local
  • Who Needs Radio When You’re a Podcast Superstar? – tech news world
  • From radio, two more for the Internet. “Dennis & Judi” fans will be glad to hear that Judi Franco, who held down the afternoon show on NJ 101.5 with co-host Dennis Malloy for 11 years (until Nov. 21, 2008), is launching her own podcast show on the Web. – app.com
  • Sansa slotRadio offers 1,000 songs for $100, but it has limitations – chicago tribune
  • SMN Global Holdings Hires Emmy Nominee Producer As President of New Media Division – individual.com
  • Nominate the Top 10 Twitter Must-Follows for Radio Broadcasters – hear 2.0
  • Imeem restructures, chief marketing officer resigns – cnet
  • Mercedes-Benz Expands Support & Commitment of HD Radio(TM) Technology – yahoo
  • Blogging to be–the new media? – nabweekly.ca
  • Universal Music Group Dominating Digital Sales – the business insider
  • Google Expands Free Music Downloads in China – pc world
  • Hippy inspired MP3/FM radio pillow speakers – shiny media

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Red faces over Global Radio deadline. Two companies in the Global Radio Group, founded by Ashley Tabor and chaired by former ITV chief executive Charles Allen, have been sent “proposal to strike off” notices for missing the deadline to submit accounts to Companies House. – telegraph
  • Ralph Bernard Swaps Radio For RAH – billboard
  • How was Radio Reborn in the last year? – james cridland’s radio blog
  • UKRD tables offer for The Local Radio Company – mediaweek uk
  • UK may allow abortion advice ads on radio, TV – journal inquirer
  • Riding stables asked to pay for playing a radio – horse and hound
  • Radio veteran Bernard lands venue role. Former GCap chief executive Ralph Bernard has been appointed chief executive of The Royal Albert Hall. – music week
  • Silk FM owner receives buy out offer – how do
  • NW stations up for awards – radio today
  • Liverpool taxis are full of Juice – radio today
  • Lights out at Radio Aire – radio today
  • Kam and Sally are reunited – radio today
  • Century consigned to radio history – radio today
  • Gay Byrne: I’m just sorry I didn’t quit the show sooner – belfast telegraph
  • O’Callaghan and Tubridy top ‘Late Late Show’ list – irish times

Canada

Asia/Africa/Oceana/Americas

  • ABC fine-tunes Dundas and Torney for quest of multimedia age – australianit
  • Radio Announcer: ‘There is a matrix of different talents’ – the epoch times
  • Radio is a sound salvation. Marginalized Thai groups seek access to the public sphere through community radio because the mainstream media is concentrated in corporate hands – asia media
  • Myanmar gives FM radio concessions in provinces prior to polls – earth times
  • Capital Radio sold – times of malta
  • Radio Mirchi and Red FM have a busy weekend with their award shows – exchange4media
  • Seven illegal FM channels blocked in Charsadda – daily times
  • Daggerin’ with cleaner lyrics – jamaica gleaner

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Elvis Makes His Premiere Premiere. Show now a national offering
  • Penhallow Exits WRIF After Almost 39 Years
  • Goldstein Named CCR CFAO
  • Storey Exits Magic Broadcasting
  • CBS Radio Adding Live Commercials Into Streams
  • FCC Chief Reheats Cross-Ownership Soup
  • AWRT Calls Performance Fee ‘Harmful’
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • Crashing Through The Glass Ceiling
  • Arbitron Including New Group Of Stations In PPM Reports
  • Lex And Terry Recruit ‘Doubledown’ For PD Duties
  • Stock Market Snapshot, March 27, 2009
  • Teen Pleads Not Guilty In Weber Case
  • Broken Bow Launches Second Label
  • Buchmann Takes To KLOS’ Airwaves
  • T.I. Sentenced To A Year In Jail
  • North Dakota Station Offers Emergency News
  • Arbitron Details February PPM Metrics
  • Forecast: Radio Revs Down 11% In Top 50 Markets

All Access

  • Elvis Spotted … With National Show
  • Goldstein Named CFO At Clear Channel Radio
  • Jeff Storey Exits As EVP/COO For Magic Broadcasting
  • Local Radio Pulls Out All Stops To Cover Fargo Floods
  • NPR Network Pledge Drive Proposed; Schiller Says No
  • Report: Weber Murder Suspect Wants Money To Talk
  • Imeem Restructuring; Jang Exits
  • Sold: KY, NY Combos
  • February PPM: New York, Los Angeles And Chicago
  • KKHH Morphs To Brit 95-7
  • Is Smooth Jazz On The ‘Move’ In Ft. Myers?
  • KYQQ/Wichita Tower Falls
  • Motown 50 Celebrates The Late Marvin Gaye
  • Exclusive Mediabase Chart Recap
  • UMG Dominated Digital Sales
  • Google Expands Free Music Downloads in China
  • StreetPulse: Twilight’s Back On Top
  • Keith Urban Is Ready To Defy Gravity; Gets Newspaper Showcase
  • Artist Lineup Announced For Nashville 4 Africa Benefit
  • Kellie Pickler’s ‘Best Days’ Video Hits YouTube
  • ‘The Price Is Right’ Goes Country This Friday
  • Lars Larson Moves To Compass Today
  • Imus Puts CT Home Up For Sale
  • Spurs, WOAI Ink Renewal
  • Orioles Flagship Cuts Short Coverage During Rain Delay
  • Changes At WNDB
  • Kane Exits WNRI/Woonsocket
  • WINK Plans Tax Day Tea Party
  • BMS, Gino Offer CollegeInsider.com Hoops Final
  • Mark Driscoll To Voice The Rusty Humphries Show
  • Ciro ‘Mario’ Marino Dead At 76
  • Len Woloson Dies At 79
  • Former Grand Ole Opry GM Hal Durham Passes

Radio Ink

  • Elvis Duran Goes Nationwide
  • Limbaugh: Ratings Surge On Controversy
  • Arbitron To Add Stations To PPM Reports
  • Arbitron Beats PPM Targets In February
  • Copps: It May Be Time To Reconsider Cross-Ownership Ban
  • AWRT Weighs In Against Royalties
  • Boston Legend Larry Glick Dies At 87
  • Jim West Dies At 84
  • Peak Flips KFJK/Fresno To Talk
  • Garber Fires Back At L.A. Times Writer For Radio-Bashing Quote
  • Napster Exec Wolfe Joins Interactive One
  • BIA: Revenue Decline Slower In Smaller Markets
  • Debson Joins HipCricket As VP/Brand Solutions

FMQB

  • Premiere Takes Elvis Duran National
  • e-QB highlights excerpts from the April issue of FMQB
  • SNL Kagan Releases “Radio Recession Roadmap”
  • FCC’s Copps Talks Cross-Ownership Rule
  • Little Steven: 7 Years In The Underground Garage
  • Lex & Terry “Doubledown” on new PD
  • B96/Chicago sets Summer Bash line-up
  • American Women in Radio and Television join fight against performance royalties
  • Emmis Radio tunes in to TV
  • Rock Band rakes in $1 billion

Inside Radio

  • Radio shines in Fargo flooding.
  • Ice is Wichita’s problem.
  • Katz reaches deeper into agencies.
  • Ag radio growing revenues.
  • Elvis Duran links with Premiere.
  • Analyst: Clear Channel to keep Arbitron.
  • Larson holds 90% of affiliates.
  • Positive signs for CMP.
  • Glenn Beck – the new king of cable?

Radio Business Report

  • Case study: Peak Broadcasting takes KMJ to new audiences
  • Radio forecast even cloudier
  • Stock buys show confidence
  • Jim West dead at 84
  • Lars Larson launches with 90% of former affils.
  • AWRT attacks the tax
  • Larry Glick dead at 87
  • Premiere syndicates Elvis Duran Morning Show
  • KeKe Luv doing it again at Kiss-FM Boise
  • The Growing Competitive Radio Market
  • WBZ’s Larry Glick dead at 87

Radio Online

  • Premiere Radio Networks to Syndicate Elvis Duran
  • KLLC-FM (Alice@97.3) San Francisco returns Gretchen Lancour to CBS Radio outlet’s evening lineup
  • Judd Sirott is named the new host of “Cubs Central PregameFormer WMAQ-TV/Chicago reporter Amy Jacobson joins Talk WLS-AM as a member of Roe Conn’s afternoon show
  • KLOS-FM/Los Angeles PD Bob Buchmann adds early afternoons
  • Former Talk WWBA-AM/Tampa morning producer Shannon Rose will host a weekly entertainment report on Michael Ray Dresser’s syndicated “Dresser After Dark”
  • KBZZ-AM (The Buzz)/Reno, NV, adds syndicated Bob & Tom for mornings
  • “Arbitron Adds 87.7 FM Stations to PPM Ratings Service
  • Copps Says FCC May Need to Revisit Cross-ownership Ban
  • AWRT Joins Fight Against Local Airplay Royalties
  • Lex & Terry Select PD-James ”Doubledown” Howard
  • Radio Industry Revenues Expected to Remain Low in 2009
  • Arbitron Details February PPM Sample Quality Metrics
  • Interactive One Names Napster CTO Wolfe as CP/OO
  • Peak Flips Jack/Fresno to Talk as ”The FM KMJ @ 105.9”

NTS Aircheck

  • Radio On The Front Lines In North Dakota
  • Rush Rocks Ratings
  • Teen Pleads Not Guilty In Weber Murder
  • Talk Media News Notes

Urbansite

  • Insite – Head Strong: Giving Obama a listen at Notre Dame
  • Insite – LeBron On 60 Minutes And The Incredible Shot
  • News – Tom Joyner Says Firing from WVAZ-FM 102.7 Is Different
  • News – Atlanta Gospel Personaility Sonya Hamm Has Passed Away
  • Insite – Rapper T.I. Sentenced To Year And A Day Iin Prison, Fined
  • Arbitron – Atlanta, Detroit, Washington DC
  • News – WGCI-FM Chicago Returns To Local Morning Show

All About Country

  • Spring Book Begins Thursday
  • Arbitron Releases Winter Phase II Results Today
  • Megan Munroe Performs On Inside Music Row
  • Keith Urban Gears Up For Defying Gravity Release
  • Craig Morgan Charity Ride Tomorrow
  • George Strait: Artist Of The Decade Show Tapes Next Monday
  • Miss A Story? Check The AAC Archives
  • Question of the Week…Upcoming Tours
  • Three New Featured Articles Are Posted
  • Taylor Swift Rides the ‘White Horse’ To Number One On The AAC Hot 40
  • WSM & The Grand Ole Opry Announcer Hal Durham Passes
  • Tim Hartley Heads To Mornings At WXCY
  • The Price Is Right Features COUNTRY Stars
  • Rodney Readies Release Of It’s America
  • Music Row Gets A New Label
  • Artists & Friends Gather For Ernie Ashworth/Ray Griff Benefit
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Radio & Streaming Media News for Friday & The Weekend of 03-27-2009


Radio News Headlines:

  • Arbitron Details February PPM Metrics. Persons 18-34 hits 94% sample target – radio and records
  • Tom Joyner calls firing from Clear Channel’s WVAZ-FM 102.7 in Chicago different from the others. – nbc chicago
  • WGCI goes local with new morning show – lake county news sun
  • Jacobson Jumping to WLS – chicago sun times
  • KMJ AM Radio Goes FM Too! – cbs 47
  • Kilcoyne is back at KFNS – stl today
  • Congress’ royalty proposal would hurt radio industry – deseret news
  • Teen ‘Satanist’ Pleads Not Guilty to Murder of Radio Newsman – fox news
  • Top 50 Markets Hit Hard By Recession… – mel phillips now and then
  • Limbaugh’s Ratings Surge Coincides with White House Attacks – news busters
  • Copps: FCC May Need To Revisit Newspaper/Broadcast Cross-Ownership – broadcasting and cable
  • In Washington, entertainment makes its case for funding – la times
  • CBS Tops Web Radio Ratings – fmqb
  • 8 Hours a Day Spent on Screens, Study Finds – ny times
  • Streaming music site imeem lays off six, denies shutdown rumors – the industry standard
  • BBC appoints Jane Berthoud first female head of radio comedy – guardian
  • CBC cuts strike deep – chronicle journal

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • CMP Susquehanna Radio Holdings Corp. and CMP Susquehanna Corp. Announce Acceptance of $175. 46 Million of Notes in Previously Announced Exchange Offer – yahoo
  • Radio Industry Revenues Expected to Remain Low in 2009 – radio online
  • BIA: Radio recovery will begin in 2011- media life
  • Other shorts: Google eyes three-in-one ad selling service
  • Turner Named CFO Of Martha Stewart Living – individual.com

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Arbitron Details February PPM Metrics. Persons 18-34 hits 94% sample target – radio and records
  • Tom Joyner calls firing from Clear Channel’s WVAZ-FM 102.7 in Chicago different from the others. Radio host Tom Joyner is based in Dallas but roots are in Chicago – chicago tribune
  • Why Was Chicago Fly-Jock Silenced? – nbc chicago
  • WGCI goes local with new morning show – lake county news sun
  • Former WMAQ reporter Jacobson to join Roe Conn on WLS – chicago sun times
  • Case study: Peak Broadcasting takes KMJ to new audiences – radio business report
  • Jacobson Jumping to WLS – chicago sun times
  • Sculfield moving to ‘Morning Riot’ on ‘GCI – daily herald
  • Radio show co-hosts feel the heat. These days, it’s tough to have an ampersand next to your name if you work in the radio business. – north county times
  • Peak Flips Jack/Fresno to Talk as ”The FM KMJ @ 105.9” – radio online
  • Just ask the latter half of the “91X Morning Show With Mat Diablo & Mahoney.”
  • Purdy to put rivalry between cities on air. As a longtime Texas radio executive, Brian Purdy is acutely aware of the synergies and rivalries that unite and divide Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth. – houston chronicle
  • KMJ AM Radio Goes FM Too! – cbs 47
  • Emmis Radio’s WRXP promotes two personalities to management – examiner
  • Air time is up for Duluth radio personalities Latto, Grussendorf. Lew Latto’s long-running WDSM talk show ended Thursday, a day earlier than originally announced by management. Rhonda Grussendorf also didn’t have the luxury of saying goodbye and thanking listeners. – duluth news tribune
  • Kilcoyne is back at KFNS. It’s no joke. Martin Kilcoyne, who had a messy departure from KFNS 2½ years ago, returns there on April Fools’ Day – stl today
  • Senecas may extend radio signal to Buffalo. A new radio station planned by the Seneca Nation of Indians could eventually broadcast its signal to the Buffalo area – the buffalo news
  • David Antoine Is Chief at WBGO – radio world
  • KPIG in the trough: KPIG cutting air staff again – examiner
  • Radio shift: AM-1700 launches local sports talk as KXNO programs stall – des moines register
  • Employees fired at KXNO radio over on-air incident; Cotlar says ‘I did not initiate’ situation – des moines register
  • E. Rutherford native lands gig at WFAN station – leader newspapers
  • Getting Fresh in Washington? – radio insight
  • Your radio isn’t broken: Formats change today – reno gazette journal
  • KFNS has changed a lot since Slaten-Duncan flap – stl today
  • La Causa, KPFK’s anti-Semitic radio show, gets suspended – jewish journal
  • Anti-Semitic KPFK “La Causa” Show Suspended, Best Buds La Voz de Aztlan and Others Whine – oc weekly
  • Dr. Laura leaves town – minn post
  • Exeter launches AM radio station. AM radio station WXEX now on the air – seacoast online
  • SIRIUS XM Radio to broadcast every race in US – motorsport

News & PR

  • Congress’ royalty proposal would hurt radio industry – deseret news
  • Radio stations fight performance fees – fox 11
  • Teen ‘Satanist’ Pleads Not Guilty to Murder of Radio Newsman – fox news
  • RADIO MAN’S SEX DATE WITH DEVIL TEEN SATAN ADMITS SLAY: COPS – ny daily news
  • KABC’s Doug McIntyre: ‘I love having a soapbox’ – oc register
  • Ex-radio host says treatment to begin. Former KFAN-AM radio personality Jeffery Dubay appeared in Ramsey County substance abuse court Thursda7 – pioneer press
  • WIAA executive director wants compromise with Wisconsin newspapers. Group open to reviewing media policies – appleton post crescent
  • Emmis Radio Tunes Into TV – media daily news
  • Radio station hosts “Tea Party” as protest. Local radio station, 99.1 FM Talk KKFT, will make thousands of tea bags available to listeners, while encouraging them to mail them to their representatives in Washington, D.C., in a Tea Party protest. – reno gazette journal
  • Radio Broadcaster Jason Hightower Remembered. Radio broadcaster Jason Hightower passed away this week of brain cancer. – kbtx
  • BEST RADIO STATION: ‘It’s about the music’ – the daily aztec
  • Radio personality plays 20 questions. Meet Pat Duffy – democrat and chronicle
  • Cyclists’ outrage touches a raw nerve at WJJO – jso online
  • Hey Spike! and lots of talking heads. KCMV 106.3 / 99.5 FM Colorado’s Mountain Voice’s Scotty Bondo led his radio station’s grabbing nearly all the marbles at the recent Colorado Broadcaster Association awards – summit daily
  • AFGE Radio Show to Spotlight New Era of Good Government – pr newswire
  • Cox Enterprises Encourages Communities from Coast to Coast to Turn Out and Take Action for Earth Hour – yahoo
  • RCS Releases HD Importer 4.2 – radio magazine
  • Big Boy and Octo-Mom! Hear Octo-Mom’s Side of the Story! – yahoo
  • AP peers honor 6 local TV, radio stations. Brown’s 88.1 WELH-FM is a big winner in the college division – providence business news
  • R.I. Radio Hall announces inductees – turnto10
  • Phil Spector jury starts deliberating murder charge – reuters

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

  • Copps: FCC May Need To Revisit Newspaper/Broadcast Cross-Ownership. Acting FCC chairman says newspaper’s current struggles underline need to explore mergers – broadcasting and cable
  • LPFM Bill Introduced In Senate – radio ink
  • FCC Daily Digest – FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • In Washington, entertainment makes its case for funding. ‘Arts are part of our cultural and economic main course — they are not dessert,’ actor Tim Daly tells a House committee. – la times
  • WQED Issues Clarification About Its Finances and Cost-Cutting Measures DuringNational Economic Crisis – kivitv
  • Mayor’s news aide resigning to take TU radio position – tulsa world
  • Rochester rock history revisited on radio – democrat and chronicle
  • New Cincy radio station debuts Aug. 1. Radio Free Queen City begins broadcasting Aug. 1 on low-power WVQC-FM on 95.7. – cincinnati.com
  • Ellis brings radio magic to WYSO – yellow springs news online
  • Media Bridges to launch low-power WVQC-FM – cincinnati business courier
  • Morning Mash with former Praise host Sonya Hamm passing, “Big Brother” casting call – access atlanta
  • Sonya Hamm: 103.9 The Light Radio Personality – right celebrity

Streaming & Tech

  • 8 Hours a Day Spent on Screens, Study Finds – ny times
  • CBS Tops Web Radio Ratings – fmqb
  • Kopper’s Field of HD Radio Dreams – conteninople
  • HD Radio Backers Claim Progress – the washington post
  • Alpha Media Shutters Blender – advertising age
  • Report: iTunes Variable Pricing To Launch April 7 – billboard
  • The Future of Sirius XM and The Internet – sirius buzz
  • Pirate Bay Tests Privacy Service – billboard
  • Streaming music site imeem lays off six, denies shutdown rumors – the industry standard
  • The FTC on DRM: Fighting for Consumers or Making Toothless Threats? – medialoper
  • At age 36, technology keeps KEMC up to date – billings outpost
  • Five more industry experts sign on to speak at RAIN Summit – rain
  • Gay iPHONE Radio Application Reaches 5000 Downloads In First Week – yahoo
  • More streaming radio apps for iPhone. Quartet of apps takes different approach to streaming Internet radio to your mobile device – iphone central
  • Get on the Podcast Bandwagon, Because I’m Driving – owens blog

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Radio 1 boss warns Chris Moyles. BBC Radio 1 controller Andy Parfitt has warned Chris Moyles about his on-air behaviour, after the breakfast host mocked singer Will Young’s sexuality. – bbc
  • UK may allow abortion advice ads on radio, TV – yahoo
  • Racy Condom Ad Airs Early in U.K. – media buyer planner
  • BBC appoints Jane Berthoud first female head of radio comedy – guardian
  • BBC proposes joint radio trade body with commercial sector – guardian
  • Richard Curtis’ new film about a pirate radio station is more than just another romcom… it takes him back to his childhood – mail online
  • NW stations up for awards – radio today
  • BBC Kent rocks with pirate radio special – individual.com
  • RSLs weathering the storm – radio today
  • TV slot for Toolan’s quiz – radio today
  • Final Word – The show must go on – the ulster herald
  • Voice of Russia radio to increase broadcasts in Ukrainian, Georgian languages – individual.com

Canada

  • CBC cuts strike deep – chronicle journal
  • Federal Conservatives Don’t Understand the Arts or CBC – net news ledger
  • Let CBC viewers & listeners pay – tri city news
  • Local Radio One staff await news. Radio Canada in Sudbury should learn today how many of their jobs may be lost and how local programming will be affected by massive layoffs announced by their employer Wednesday. – sadbury star
  • CBC cuts affect Saskatchewan jobs – leader post
  • Erin Radio to apply for power increase, frequency change – the wellington advertiser
  • Maritime Noon chopped to hour-long phone-in show in CBC cuts – cbc
  • On-air personality breaks down racial barriers – inside toronto
  • Local Radio One staff await news – the sadsbury star

Asia/Africa/Oceana

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Arbitron Details February PPM Metrics Persons 18-34 hits 94% sample target
  • Forecast: Radio Revs Down 11% In Top 50 Markets
  • Another Salem Business Talker
  • Peak/Fresno Adds FM Talker
  • Garber Criticizes L.A. Times Writer For Misrepresenting Radio
  • Report: iTunes Variable Pricing To Launch April 7
  • Santoro Exits Jersey 101.5
  • Conclave PPM Webinar Features Bob Michaels
  • Rhode Island Radio Legends Honored
  • Syndication Scorecard: March 27, 2009
  • Stock Market Snapshot: March 26, 2009
  • Rush’s Report Card
  • WRXP Announces New APD & MD
  • WGCI Reveals New Morning Show
  • Updated: Three Exit In KXNO Profanity Incident
  • NYT To Cut All Salaries by 5%
  • Get Better, Dr. Dave!
  • Former Napster CTO Joins Interactive One Team
  • Street Talk: MD Swaps At Renda/Tulsa
  • DeBella Re-Ups With WMGK/Philly
  • Free Flow Of Info Continues
  • Bigby Named OM At KRLD-FM
  • Wegmann Joins Radio One
  • Howe Leads CBS Radio Tampa/Orlando
  • Teen Confesses To Weber Killing
  • CHUM-AM Drops Oldies After 20 Years
  • Ridenour Ushers In Urban At Malaco
  • Street Talk: Gretchen Returns To Alice
  • Bonneville’s All News WTOP Marks 40th Anniversary
  • HD Radio Reaches Milestones
  • Todd N’ Tyler Add KJOT

All Access

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Radio Ink

  • BIA: Revenue Decline Slower In Smaller Markets
  • Arbitron Beats PPM Targets In February
  • Peak Flips KFJK/Fresno To Talk
  • Garber Fires Back At L.A. Times Writer For Radio-Bashing Quote
  • Napster Exec Wolfe Joins Interactive One
  • Howe Heads CBS Radio/Tampa & Orlando
  • Wegmann Named Radio One RVP, Abernethy Adds Detroit Duties
  • Leisengang Named To New VP Post At CBS Radio
  • LPFM Bill Introduced In Senate
  • Debson Joins HipCricket As VP/Brand Solutions
  • Hartmann Joins Foneshow Lineup

FMQB

  • BIA: Radio Revenue Recovery Coming In ’11
  • iTunes Ups The Price Of Big Tracks
  • CBS Tops Web Radio Ratings
  • Chris Wegmann joins Radio One
  • Bigby adds OM duties at KRDL/Dallas
  • ‘RXP promotes Craig and Phillips to APD & MD
  • Joanne Grand joins Land Shark Promotion.
  • AT&T will not cancel service on RIAA’s word
  • Blagojevich hosts Chicago radio show

Inside Radio

  • Controversy lifts Rush’s ratings.
  • BIA: Online up $132 million a year.
  • Station picks people over streaming.
  • CBS Radio’s online cume jumps 13%.
  • Stations shoot for the end zone.
  • Copps rethinks cross-ownership.
  • How big is the World Cup?
  • Citadel answers next week.
  • Conclave honors Goldstein, McGee.
  • Inside the Numbers February PPM. AC outlets that played all-Christmas music

Radio Business Report

  • Larry Glick dead at 87
  • Case study: Peak Broadcasting takes KMJ to new audiences
  • Radio forecast even cloudier
  • Peak CEO Todd Lawley on makin’ it local
  • RCS HD Importer 4.2 released
  • LPFM bill introduced in Senate
  • Arbitron cuts 10% of staff
  • Moody’s downgrades Cumulus Media Partners
  • More papers to stop the presses?
  • Murder arrest in New York
  • NAB, musicFIRST exchange potshots
  • Market says Cox Enterprises should pay more for Cox Radio

Radio Online

  • Radio Industry Revenues Expected to Remain Low in 2009
  • Arbitron Details February PPM Sample Quality Metrics
  • Interactive One Names Napster CTO Wolfe as CP/OO
  • Peak Flips Jack/Fresno to Talk as ”The FM KMJ @ 105.9”
  • KXNO/Des Moines Ousts Three Over Profanity Incident
  • WRXP-FM New York midday personality Steve Craig is promoted to Assistant Program Director
  • WGCI-FM/Chicago is returning to a local morning show
  • Gretchen Lancour returns to nights on CBS Radio’s Hot AC KLLC-FM (Alice@97.3)/San Francisco
  • Cumulus/Westchester, NY, GM Rod Calarco exits after seven years
  • Salem Radio will flip Talk KYCR-AM/Minneapolis to its Business-Talk format
  • CHR KHTT-FM (K-Hits 106.9)/Tulsa Music Director Mikey B. relinquishes MD duties, but remains as Imaging Director/nights
  • WMGK-FM/Philadelphia inks morning host John DeBella to a new three-year deal
  • Augie Tulba exits KQMQ-FM (93.1 The Zone)/Honolulu for mornings on soon-to-be launched KHEI-FM/Kihei, HI
  • WGTR-FM (Gator 107.9)/Myrtle Beach, SC, taps midday talent Blue as its new morning co-host
  • Millenium Radio/Trenton, NJ, COO and Market Manager Andy Santoro exits
  • WXCY-FM/Wilmington, DE, brings in Tim Hartley as morning co-host

NTS Aircheck

  • NTS MediaOnline Weekly Edition
  • Ramsey Takes It To The Streets
  • KMJ/Fresno Expands Its Brand To FM
  • Huge Response To NJ 101.5’s “Empty Wallets”

Urbansite

  • Arbitron – Atlanta, Detroit, Washington DC
  • WGCI-FM Chicago Returns To Local Morning Show
  • Arbitron – New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia

All About Country

  • Carter Twins & River County Perform In Las Vegas During ACM Week
  • KFDI/Wichita’s Brian & Kellie Now In AAC Air Talent Section
  • Country Crossings’ Jones Jam Draws 11,000
  • CMT Camp Nashville Readies ‘Final Showdown’
  • Next Conclave Webinar: PPM Straight Talk
  • Miss Something? Use The AllAboutCountry Archives
  • Spinville Records Activates New Website
  • Sarah Darling Take A Different Approach To Album Release
  • Pam Tillis Plans Tour Of U.K. & Ireland
  • WGNA/Albany Sets 2009 CountryFest
  • WGTR/Myrtle Beach Powers Up AM Drive
  • K105/Ft Wayne’s Dave Michaels Severely Injured In Car Crash
  • USRN’s Country Giants Begins Memorial Day Weekend
  • Martina Joins Fight Against Teen Abuse
  • ACM Adds More Performers
  • COUNTRY Music Loses Dan Seals
  • What A Trip! & CT40 Offer Fans A Unique View Of CMA Fest
  • WDKN/Dickson PD Chuck Dauphin’s TV Interview
  • The $1.29 Download Comes To iTunes
  • KFKF/KC PD Dale Carter Throws His Hat In The Ring
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Radio & Streaming Media News for Thursday 03-26-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Forecast: Radio Revs Down 11% In Top 50 Markets – radio and records
  • Cox Enterprises says offer price for Cox Radio ‘fair’ – reuters
  • ‘Violent sex’ ad led to murder of WABC newsman George Weber, confesses teen: Cops – ny daily news
  • Howard Stern has proven irreplaceable on radio – ny daily news
  • Purdy to lead CBS Radio group – trading markets
  • Christopher Wegmann Has Been Named Vice President/General Manager of St. Louis & Regional Vice President Dallas at Radio One – yahoo
  • Howe Appointed SVP/MM for CBS Radio/Tampa, Orlando – radio online
  • Bigby Adds OM Duties for KRLD-FM (The Fan)/Dallas – radio online
  • KIIS-FM stays No. 1 in local radio ratings – la times
  • Twin Cities KYCR radio station switches to biz format. – minneapolis business journal
  • WVAZ-FM seeks younger demos with Steve Harvey show – chicago sun times
  • Talk radio format takes over KFJK – fresno bee
  • KPIG slashes more on-air DJs – san jose mercury news
  • Tulba to leave KQMQ, but not sister stations – honolulu star bulletin
  • Applying on the air: Man radioing for a job – kvbc
  • Blagojevich gets one-day gig as WLS radio host – yahoo
  • NPR’s broadcast audience surges. Can it do the same online? – the industry standard
  • Hottest tracks to cost $1.29 at iTunes starting April 7 – la times
  • Last.fm goes payware. UK, US and Germany excluded – register.co.uk
  • Sir David Jason apologises for Pakistani joke in radio broadcast – telegraph
  • UTV urges easing of UK radio regulations – mediaweek uk
  • Quebec minister ‘surprised’ by CBC cuts – the gazette
  • CHUM AM dies again, is reborn as CP24 Radio 1050 – national post
  • ABC appoints first female director of news – yahoo au

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Forecast: Radio Revs Down 11% In Top 50 Markets. Midsized and small markets down 9.64% – radio and records
  • Law Office of Brodsky & Smith, LLC Announces Investigation of Investor Options in Possible Sale of Cox Radio, Inc. – yahoo
  • Law Offices of Brian M. Felgoise, P.C. Announces Investigation On Behalf of Shareholders of Cox Radio, Inc. – yahoo
  • Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC Announces Investigation Into the Purchase of Cox Radio, Inc. by Cox Enterprises, Inc. – yahoo
  • Cox Radio looking to go private – tampa bay business journal
  • Cox Enterprises says offer price for Cox Radio ‘fair’ – reuters
  • Spanish Broadcasting Q4, full-year revenue falls – south florida business journal
  • Westwood One Announces Cost Reduction Measures – fox business
  • Arbitron Announces Workforce and Expense Reductions – pr newswire
  • Arbitron Axes 120 – media buyer planner
  • Sirius XM’s Internet Future Looks Bright – seeking alpha
  • NBC News Begs Its Employees Not to Make Them Pay Raises – gawker

Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Howard Stern has proven irreplaceable on radio – ny daily news
  • Purdy to lead CBS Radio group – trading markets
  • Radio One, Inc. Announces That Christopher Wegmann Has Been Named Vice President/General Manager of St. Louis and Regional Vice President over Dallas – yahoo
  • Wegmann Joins Radio One. Regional VP Abernathy adds Detroit market to duties – radio and records
  • Howe Appointed SVP/MM for CBS Radio/Tampa, Orlando – radio online
  • KIIS-FM stays No. 1 in local radio ratings – la times
  • Bigby Adds OM Duties for KRLD-FM (The Fan)/Dallas – radio online
  • Hispanic Radio, Magazines Take Hits – media daily news
  • Twin Cities radio station switches to biz format. Twin Cities radio station KYCR 1570AM is switching its format to focus entirely on business and finance. – minneapolis business journal
  • Brian Purdy Named SVP/Market Manager For CBS Radio Houston – fmqb
  • Talk radio format takes over KFJK – fresno bee
  • Octo-Mom Joins Big Boy in the Morning! – yahoo
  • Reaction Rampant To Radio Host Firings. ‘Marty’s Minute’ Segment On KCCI Canceled – kcci
  • 3 Des Moines sports radio employees fired after profanity-laced on-air tirade – who tv
  • WVAZ-FM seeks younger demos with Steve Harvey show – chicago sun times
  • Joyner backlash. Outraged listeners say Harvey plays to unsophisticated audience – chicago sun times
  • Whitney Information Network to Launch a ‘Money Revolution’ with Ken & Daria Dolan – pr newswire
  • KPIG slashes more on-air DJs – san jose mercury news
  • ‘Bob’ goes country after radio station contest – abilene reporter news
  • Clear Channel’s ‘The Brew’ starts commercial-free Thursdays this week – milwaukee journal sentinel
  • Tulba to leave KQMQ, but not sister stations – honolulu star bulletin
  • Former Grand Rapids City Commissioner Rick Tormala will launch AM radio show – mlive
  • Slone did it his way at KCEE, and now he’s selling station – azstar biz
  • Dickson radio station shut down. The end of an era came quickly for Chuck Dauphin, operations manager at WDKN in Dickson. – wkrn
  • KBRL in McCook is new home for Kansas City Royals baseball – mccook daily gazette
  • What Happened to Sirius XM’s MLB Deal? – seeking alpha
  • Bruins are still looking for a new radio deal – boston radio watch

News & PR

  • Teen arrested in NYC radio reporter’s slaying – yahoo
  • ‘Violent sex’ ad led to murder of WABC newsman George Weber, confesses teen: Cops – ny daily news
  • Former KGO Reporter’s Bloody Demise in ‘Rough-Sex Stabbing’ By 16-Year-Old Shocks Colleagues – sf weekly
  • NAB, Free Radio Alliance Dispute Royalty Study – fmqb
  • Area Radio Stations React to Performance Fees – wbko
  • Media Summit 2009: It can only be up from here – film journal
  • Nashville R&B giant Ted Jarrett dies at 83, leaving behind a changed city – nashville scene
  • Kyle Busch Takes On Washington DC Traffic and the Man They Call Flounder – bleacherreport
  • Radio host fighting to beat myeloma. K-99 radio personality Steve Kerrigan is fighting myeloma. – dayton daily news
  • WTOP hits 40th news anniversary – washington business journal
  • .Blood center honors WRAT and WJRZ – tri town news
  • Applying on the air: Man radioing for a job – kvbc
  • Latino talk show host will speak at Heritage Day in Indio – my desert
  • Radio station raising money for school playground (WXRX) – wrex
  • Bill Nighy interview for The Boat That Rocked – telegraph.co.uk
  • Nice try, radio guys. That’s why the hosts at Dallas’ sports talk radio station The Ticket deserve some credit for challenging a group of girls from the Lake Highlands High School girls basketball team – smu daily campus
  • Radio men paint pictures for fans. They’re the radio voices of Lee County’s two Major League Baseball teams, men whose combined service will hit 50 seasons this year. – fort myers news press

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • Radio Suited For Digital Transition – journalism.org
  • Surprise, Country Rap Still Polarizing – the infinite dial
  • Column: Overexposure on radio stations causes good songs to go bad – eastern progressive online
  • Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism by Bob Edwards – rick librarian
  • More than Digital Duct Tape – hear 2.0
  • Beware of ISPs — Internet Snooping Providers – inside music media
  • Clear Channel’s New Phantom Radio Stations – inside music media
  • Radio and the labels: Suicide watch – gorman media blog
  • Turn up volume of low-power radio stations – tucson citizen
  • Analysis: Digital Music Ownership Vs. Access – billboard
  • Obama turns to Web to bypass news media – industry standard
  • Dueling governors: Rod Blagojevich, Pat Quinn snipe at each other on the radio. Each declares God is on his side – chicago tribune
  • Blagojevich hosts Chicago morning radio talk show – yahoo
  • Blagojevich gets one-day gig as WLS radio host – yahoo
  • Progressive talk show hits drive time – mountain xpress
  • MSNBC’s Latest Acquisition, Ed Shultz, Is Roiling Rustic on Populist Mission – new york observer
  • Christie launches radio campaign – daily record
  • Radio show host Bob Jones on housing panel – caller times
  • MICHELLE OBAMA ‘TRASHED’ BY RADIO HOST: Tammy Bruce fills in for conservative Laura Ingraham, calls first lady ‘trash in the White House.” – eurweb
  • LA radio personality says there is “Trash in the White House” – examiner
  • A Leninist View of the American Media – american thinker
  • Conservative media run with dubious SkyNews claim of Obama “teleprompt blunder” – media matters
  • Blast from the Past: Another Connection Between Anti-Semitic KPFK Host and La Voz de Aztlan – oc weekly
  • Rush Limbaugh Subjects Are Still Kissing His Ring – tpm
  • EIB Conversation: Rush and Levin Talk About “Liberty and Tyranny” – rush limbaugh
  • Reid uses Limbaugh in fundraising e-mail – sign on san diego
  • Mike Huckabee Likens Abortion to Slavery – newsmax

FCC & Legal

  • FCC Daily Digest – FCC

Public, Educational & Religious

  • On The Radio: NPR experiences listener boom – ny daily news
  • NPR Enjoys Record Ratings – media post
  • NPR’s broadcast audience surges. Can it do the same online? – the industry standard
  • US urges Iran to give access to jailed journalist – stuff.co.nz
  • Colorado Public Radio dropping plans to expand news programming – denver westword
  • MPR’s Broadcast Journalist Series: Frank Deford – city pages
  • NPR Host Gets Candid About Hot Topics. Talk Show Host Michel Martin Tells Us More About Her Program’s Mission of Providing Diverse Voices – georgetown university
  • KOCV Radio to Remain on the Air – kwes
  • WSKG adds to radio team. Vestal Sam Goodyear has joined the radio team at WSKG Public Broadcasting. – pressconnects
  • ‘This American Life’ goes live again in movie theaters – pittsburgh post gazette
  • They’re Built — Now Will the Listeners Come? As HD Radio goes, NPR affiliate WFAE(FM) in Charlotte, N.C., is a veteran. – radio online
  • KEILLOR: The poetry of spring – star telegram
  • Plymouth-Canton radio outlet named High School Station of the Year – detroit news
  • Revived WHRC Changes Station, Chooses DJs – bi college news online
  • DeMint speaks to Robertson’s CBN about Fairness Doctrine – charleston city paper

Streaming & Tech

  • Hottest tracks to cost $1.29 at iTunes starting April 7 – la times
  • Gen2Media and Emmis Communications Partner to Launch Internet TV Channels on Top New York and L.A. Radio Websites – yahoo
  • Interactive One Names Napster CTO David Wolfe to the Newly Created Position of Chief Product and Operating Officer – yahoo
  • Last.fm Silences Third-Party Mobile Apps – gizmodo
  • Last.fm goes payware. UK, US and Germany excluded – register.co.uk
  • Last.fm to charge users outside UK, USA and Germany – icm
  • Now, Pay to Listen Last.fm Radio – techtree
  • AT&T CruiseCast Lines Up Suppliers For In-Car TV. Service to Provide 42 Channels of Satellite TV and Radio – multichannel
  • adionomy Doubles Funding For Custom Internet Radio Platform – tech crunch
  • AT&T first to test RIAA antipiracy plan – cnet
  • AT&T exec: ISP will never terminate service on RIAA’s word – cnet
  • EMI’s catalog comes to Project Playlist – cnet
  • HD Radio Multicasts Reaches 1,000 Stations – radio magazine
  • More streaming radio apps for iPhone. Quartet of apps takes different approach to streaming Internet radio to your mobile device – macworld
  • iPhone apps: Pocket Tunes Radio, Medical Abbreviation – ipodnn
  • JUMP Radio suspends live broadcasts – peak online
  • Boxee Adds Pandora Radio and Hints at the Future – the apple blog
  • After radio, Carolla is podcast king – arizona republic
  • Endeavour radio back online – boston standard
  • In satellite royalty appeal, judge questions legitimacy of CRB – rain
  • New lossless mp3HD format trades convenience for file size – ars technica
  • HD is Booming With One Thousand Multicasts – radio 2020
  • Musicians criticise Google in YouTube royalties battle – nme
  • Study: Technology can overwhelm even 20-somethings (AP) – yahoo
  • St. Peter Chanel Series To Host Authors, Radio Host – the georgia bulletin

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Sir David Jason apologises for Pakistani joke in radio broadcast – telegraph
  • Sir David Jason makes Del Boy-style dodgy ‘racist’ joke live on radio show – mirror
  • UTV urges easing of UK radio regulations – mediaweek uk
  • Global Radio still in deal talks with OFT – mediaweek uk
  • Radio 2 DJ Mark Radcliffe to launch new book at Alexander’s in Chester – cheshire online
  • Radio 2 host Sarah Kennedy overcooks the tanned look – daily mail
  • Students tested by reality radio – yorkshire post
  • Crosby Century FM star, Salty, speaks as station re-launches as Real Radio – crosby herald
  • Meridian FM applies for full-time licence – this is east grinstead
  • World Radio Network gets SIRIUS – radiotoday
  • David Jason in frosty reception – radiotoday
  • McGinley returns to Isle of Wight – radiotoay
  • You can’t beat a bit of Bowen – radiotoday
  • Student Conference goes global – radiotoday

Canada

Asia/Africa/Oceana/Americas

  • ABC appoints first female director of news – yahoo au
  • Radio station refuses to be ‘used by ANC’ – iol za
  • Brave new era in radio – smh au
  • Digital radio: a stepping stone to something better? – pc authority
  • On-air disabled duo make radio awards finals – wairarapa times age
  • Australia: Interview with Neil Mitchell, Radio 3AW Melbourne – isria
  • Radio: Who Knew It Could be So Hot? Indian Radio Innovator Receives 2009 Rensselaer Entrepreneur of the Year Award – web newswire
  • Radio advertisers’ profile in north sees change – radio and music
  • DW-radio looks for Indian partnership – individual.com
  • General Manager of Radio Station Shed Tears – the epoch times
  • Singapore’s internet radio streaming dries up – challelnewasis
  • São Paulo radio station teaches old media new tricks – cnn
  • Qatar: Autonomous TV, radio agency set up – zawya
  • Youth Affairs and Sports announces Talk Show Talent Search – sknvibes
  • Five radio broadcasting applications submitted – swazi observer
  • Transport Minister’s car collides with radio show host – sowetan

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Forecast: Radio Revs Down 11% In Top 50 Markets
  • Bigby Named OM At KRLD-FM
  • Wegmann Joins Radio One
  • Howe Leads CBS Radio Tampa/Orlando
  • Teen Confesses To Weber Killing
  • DeBella Re-Ups With WMGK/Philly
  • Stock Market Snapshot: March 25, 2009
  • CHUM-AM Drops Oldies After 20 Years
  • Ridenour Ushers In Urban At Malaco
  • Street Talk: Gretchen Returns To Alice
  • Bonneville’s All News WTOP Marks 40th Anniversary
  • HD Radio Reaches Milestones
  • Todd N’ Tyler Add KJOT
  • Dymond Tapped As Connoisseur Erie, Pa., Market Manager
  • CBS Radio Names Leisengang To VP Post
  • Flo Rida Meets Kids In O Hio
  • Emmis/L.A. & N.Y. Partners With Gen2Media For Online TV
  • Conclave Honors Goldstein, McGee With Rockwell Award
  • Mobile Marketing Vet Debson Joins HipCricket
  • Purdy To Oversee CBS/Houston
  • Update: Arbitron Cuts 10% Of Workforce
  • musicFirst: Most Music Stations Would Pay Discounted Fee
  • Killorin Upped at PlayNetwork
  • Artists Support Mom And Pop Shops On Record Store Day

All Access

  • iTunes To Charge $1.29 For Top Tracks
  • Senate Version Of LPFM Bill Introduced
  • Interactive One Names Wolfe Chief Product/Operating Officer
  • Man Buys KXNT Ads To Find Job
  • Hearst Offers To Buy Rest Of Hearst-Argyle
  • WRIC-F/Richlands, VA Sold
  • KYCR/Twin Cities To Flip To Business
  • Snow Causes Trouble For Wyoming Public Radio
  • Rod Calarco Exits Cumulus/Westchester
  • Tubla Exits KQMQ/Honolulu, Stays On Sister Stations
  • Dundas Named Dir. Of Radio For Australia’s ABC
  • AT&T Satellite Radio/TV System Inks Partnership Deals
  • WYCD Offers A Swift Experience
  • What Exit? NJ 101.5’s ‘Empty Wallet Campaign’ Hits Turnpike
  • Ramsey Offers ‘Town Hall For Hope’
  • Koolidge Visits Cubs, Sox Camps
  • ‘Weekend Throwdown’ Adds Three
  • Sean Lynch Adds Three Saga Stations
  • Dan Seals Passes

Radio Ink

  • Howe Heads CBS Radio/Tampa & Orlando
  • Wegmann Named Radio One RVP, Abernethy Adds Detroit Duties
  • Leisengang Named To New VP Post At CBS Radio
  • Bayliss Radio Scholarship Fund Looks To Reception For Support
  • Dymond Tapped As Market Manager For Connoisseur/Erie
  • Ramsey To Host ‘Town Hall For Hope’
  • Teenager Confesses To Weber Murder
  • HD Alliance: 1,000 Multicasts On The Air
  • Updated: Arbitron Cuts 10% Of Staff
  • Shield Law Approved By House Judiciary Committee
  • Genachowski Nomination Goes To Senate
  • Nine More Sign On To Local Radio Freedom Act
  • Hartmann Joins Foneshow Lineup
  • Emmis Signs With Gen2Media For Online Video
  • Westwood One Sets Cost-Cutting Measures

FMQB

  • HD Radio Reaches Milestones
  • Arbitron Announces Workforce Cutbacks
  • NAB, Free Radio Alliance Dispute Royalty Study
  • Brian Purdy Named SVP/Market Manager For CBS Radio Houston
  • Helen Leisengang appointed VP of Sales, Integrated Marketing and Special Events for CBS Radio
  • Don Howe named SVP at CBS-Tampa & Orlando
  • AT&T testing RIAA anti-piracy plan
  • WMG removes music from Last.fm
  • ‘Rihanna’s Law’ proposed
  • Live Nation/Ticketmaster merger still has a chance
  • Lars Ulrich to talk digital music with Reznor

Inside Radio

  • In-car competition grows.
  • Nielsen’s looks for high-tech option.
  • LPFM bill takes on translators.
  • CBS gives NTR an executive upgrade.
  • Station sells iPhone app.
  • Emmis sites add web TV.
  • Radio gets Ramsey town hall.
  • THL: Happy with Clear Channel.
  • Des Moines trio fired.

Radio Business Report

  • Arbitron cuts 10% of staff
  • Moody’s downgrades Cumulus Media Partners
  • More papers to stop the presses?
  • Murder arrest in New York
  • Teen obesity factor isolated
  • NAB, musicFIRST exchange potshots
  • Market says Cox Enterprises should pay more for Cox Radio
  • Rangel joins Performance Tax opposition
  • HD Radio hits two milestones
  • ABC News Radio to offer “Battle at the Border”
  • Westwood One cutting more
  • Ad-ID announcement gets some questions
  • More vulgarity on the airwaves
  • ESPN Radio personalities to be featured in ESPNEWS

Radio Online

  • Radio One Appoints Chris Wegmann as Regional VP
  • Bigby Adds OM Duties for KRLD-FM (The Fan)/Dallas
  • Howe Appointed SVP/MM for CBS Radio/Tampa, Orlando
  • CBS Radio Names Leisengang VP/Sales, IM/Special Events
  • Conclave Names Goldstein, McGee as Rockwell Recipients
  • Connoisseur/Erie Taps Nancy Dymond as Market Manager
  • 16-Year-Old Arrested for Murder of ABC’s George Weber
  • HipCricket Adds Mobile Marketing Vet Scott Debson
  • WEPN-AM (1050 ESPN Radio) New York promotes long-time host Brandon Tierney to late mornings
  • Arbitron VP/Sales Operations & Business Development Tom O’Sullivan is out
  • WBQB-FM /Fredericksburg, VA, brings in Chris Centore to host mornings
  • Denis “Catfish” Miller joins Country KCHQ-FM (Q102)/Rexburg, ID, as PD/mornings
  • WCSJ-FM/Morris, IL, “Sunday Show” hosts Dick Steele and Don Neushwander are out
  • Todd-N-Tyler adds KJOT-FM (J-105)/Boise, ID
  • HD Radio Reaches Major Milestones with 1000 Multicasts
  • Genachowski Nomination as FCC Chair Sent to Senate

NTS Aircheck

  • Teen Confesses To Killing George Weber
  • Weber’s Alleged Killer Liked “Extreme Violence”
  • Weber’s Family Speaks Out
  • CBS Promotes Purdy, Adds Leisengang
  • Whole ‘Lotta Rosie
  • Stimulus Idea: Advertise!
  • Moore Names New Players At Citadel/Los Angeles

Urbansite

  • Arbitron – New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia
  • Radio One, Inc. Announces That Christopher Wegmann Has Been Named Vice President/General Manager of St. Louis and Regional Vice President over Dallas
  • Arbitron Hit With Cutbacks
  • Jadakiss at E-93 Savannah, GA
  • Arbitron Releases RADAR 100 March 2009 Radio Network Ratings

All About Country

  • Gibson Guitars Cuts Workforce
  • The $1.29 Download Comes To iTunes
  • Craig Morgan Charity Ride Set For Tuesday
  • KFKF/KC PD Dale Carter Throws His Hat In The Ring
  • WYCD/Detroit Presents The Taylor Swift Fearless Experience
  • Arbitron Releases Results From 4-PPM Markets Today
  • CBS/Tampa & Orlando Gets Don Howe
  • More Artists Confirm For CMA Music Festival
  • Dailey & Vincent Hit The Media Prepping For Album Release
  • Rexburg, ID Gets A ‘Catfish’
  • 650 WSM Presents Patsy Cline Special
  • WSOC/Charlotte Moves Into New Digs
  • Gloriana’s First Trip To ACM’s Documented On CBS.com
  • Mac McAnally Featured On Cool Country
  • Emily West Sends Radio Happy April 6th
  • 1000 Stations Now Broadcasting in HD
  • Artists & Friends Gather For Ernie Ashworth/Ray Griff Benefit
  • Jonalee White Gets CBuJ Distribution
  • Connoisseur Media Erie Cluster Hires Nancy Dymond As GM