Mark Ramsey Media


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • You are Invited to hivio 2016 – the Audio Future Festival

    You are Invited to hivio 2016 – the Audio Future Festival

    There are events for radio and online radio and digital and local revenue and commercial and public and Christian broadcasters, but there’s no event for people across the audio space to gather together in one place at one time. Audio is one medi…
    - 1 day ago 11 Feb 16, 4:59pm -
  • Radio Listeners Have More Sex

    Radio Listeners Have More Sex

    A recent study set out to determine the difference between hearing music aloud and together with others (the way radio tends to be consumed) versus hearing that music alone (e.g., via earbuds or headphones). The study, sponsored by Sonos and Apple Mu…
    - 3 days ago 10 Feb 16, 1:30pm -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Media Unplugged: Donald Trump’s 10 Brand Secrets – Revealed!

    Media Unplugged: Donald Trump’s 10 Brand Secrets – Revealed!

    Donald Trump’s ten brand secrets – revealed! And… From stodgy magazine to multimedia juggernaut – how The New Yorker did it. It’s episode 36 of Media Unplugged with branding authority Tom Asacker and media strategist Mark Ramsey. Plus, ran…
    - 3 days ago 9 Feb 16, 7:44pm -
  • No AM Radio? Automakers Should Listen To Their Customers

    No AM Radio? Automakers Should Listen To Their Customers

    Now I am as pro-technology as anyone you’ll find in the audio space, but the reason to be pro-technology is to be pro-consumer. Because any technology that doesn’t serve the interests and desires of consumers is a solution that, by definition, n…
    - 5 days ago 8 Feb 16, 11:48am -
  • Announcing: hivio 2016 – Get your TIX now!

    Announcing: hivio 2016 – Get your TIX now!

    It’s back! It’s hivio, the audio future conference. What is it? One of the coolest events of the year, hivio brings together more than 100 of the most influential people in audio and media for two days of candid, unscripted conversation. This is…
    - 9 days ago 3 Feb 16, 4:17pm -

Radio InkTank


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • A Quick 18 Years
    If you were to awaken me from a deep sleep and ask me how old HD Radio is, I’d probably say 5 to 7 years. So I was shocked when Bob Struble announced he would no longer be with the...
    - 53 days ago 21 Dec 15, 6:13pm -
  • A Plan To Eliminate Radio's Advertiser Turnover Forever
    Turnover among advertisers seems to be a disease within the radio industry. But what if we looked at advertisers differently? Could we stop the turnover? First, we have to address the causes of turnover. I think it boils down to...
    - 86 days ago 19 Nov 15, 10:35am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Dancing On Cumulus' Grave
    As my plane landed in Atlanta for the Radio Show, I checked my e-mail and saw the breaking news from our own Radio Ink that Lew and John Dickey had been ousted from their positions at Cumulus, though Lew remains...
    - 1 Oct 15, 7:30am -
  • Embracing Technology Starts With Consumer Pressure
    An incredible thing is happening for radio. In July, AT&T agreed to allow FM chips to be activated in U.S. customers’ smartphones. Then, earlier this month, Paul Brenner of NextRadio created a video outside a T-Mobile store featuring a consumer...
    - 24 Aug 15, 7:15am -
  • Does Hubbard Know Something You Don't?

    Does Hubbard Know Something You Don't?

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

    A New Voltair Revelation

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

    The Voltair Call: Anti-Climactic

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

    Ignoring Apple Music:  Should Terrestrial Radio React?

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

    Is Cisco's Chambers Talking About Radio?

    In a speech yesterday, retiring Cisco CEO John Chambers warned the audience that 40 percent of all companies will be dead in 10 years or less because they have not kept up with the digital frontier -- or because they'll...
    - 9 Jun 15, 2:46pm -
  • Programmatic & Radio: Radio's One Shot To Get It Right

    Programmatic & Radio: Radio's One Shot To Get It Right

    Today radio-industry vendor Marketron announced that it is leveraging its Marketplace automated-scheduling platform to allow for programmatic buying. Programmatic is THE buzz in the media industry, because advertisers want to do exactly what you do w…
    - 22 May 15, 3:20pm -

Radio NX


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • I’m following @markramseymedia on @spreaker https:…
    I’m following @markramseymedia on @spreaker spreaker.com/user/mramsey1
    - 6 Apr 15, 11:09am -
  • I’m on @Spreaker, check me out #ilovepodcasting ht…
    I’m on @spreaker, check me out #ilovepodcasting spreaker.com/?login_method=…
    - 6 Apr 15, 11:03am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370

Jacobs Media


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Rob Kass: 5 Things Every Radio Professional Should Know About Nielsen’s SDK

    Rob Kass: 5 Things Every Radio Professional Should Know About Nielsen’s SDK

    This blog continues to be focused on the different ways in which audiences are consuming radio content. As station end users have gone beyond terrestrial listening on “regular radios” to streams via websites, apps, and podcasts, measurement of th…
    - 21 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 5:10am -
  • Everyone In Radio Ought To Be Carded

    Everyone In Radio Ought To Be Carded

    When you’re up against global media and technology companies – and make no mistake about it, because for radio, that’s the competition – you’d better make sure everyone’s on the same page. Amazingly, as we travel in and out of radio stati…
    - 2 days ago 11 Feb 16, 5:10am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • No Surprise: Super Bowl Ads Were Lame

    No Surprise: Super Bowl Ads Were Lame

    OK, what was more boring on Super Bowl Sunday? The game or the ads? Unless you were a Denver Bronco fan or somehow so devoted to Coldplay you couldn’t see past their less-than-super performance, the game and its trappings likely bored you. Super Bo…
    - 3 days ago 10 Feb 16, 5:10am -
  • Defining Radio’s Future In One Word: Mobile

    Defining Radio’s Future In One Word: Mobile

    Six years ago this month, we were running around Dallas, Los Angeles, Baltimore, and Cleveland observing consumers using their mobile devices – or smartphones. Our “Goin’ Mobile” ethnographic study – in partnership with Arbitron – was r…
    - 4 days ago 9 Feb 16, 5:10am -
  • More Talk = Higher Ratings?

    More Talk = Higher Ratings?

    Maybe all those PPM Rules we were taught don’t hold as much water as was once thought. Where to break, setting appointments, and how long to talk all started as suggestions that morphed into guidelines that transformed into engraved rules on a gr…
    - 5 days ago 8 Feb 16, 5:10am -
  • Radio’s Most Innovative: KCRW’s Virtual Reality

    Radio’s Most Innovative: KCRW’s Virtual Reality

    KCRW in Los Angeles is one those legendary public media stations, including being one of the charter members of NPR way back in 1970. The call letters stand for College Radio Workshop, and the station is owned by the Santa Monica Community College. …
    - 8 days ago 5 Feb 16, 5:20am -
  • Why Doesn’t Radio Use Its Megaphone?

    Why Doesn’t Radio Use Its Megaphone?

    Consumers are being bombarded by advertising and marketing messages like never before. Unless you’re Donald Trump, chances are good that getting your message across has become a more arduous task over time. The increasing noise, reliance on smartp…
    - 9 days ago 4 Feb 16, 5:10am -
  • Why Small Businesses Matter…To Radio

    Why Small Businesses Matter…To Radio

    All week long, we’re looking at the Super Bowl from a marketing and advertising perspective (we’ll tackle programming tomorrow). Yesterday, we focused on the challenge of choosing just the right soundtrack for these multi-million dollar campaigns…
    - 10 days ago 3 Feb 16, 5:10am -
  • What Song Would YOU Choose To Market A $156,000 Car?

    What Song Would YOU Choose To Market A $156,000 Car?

    In the world of advertising, the pressure is highest at Super Bowl time. Aside from the $5 million dollar ante just to run a 30-second spot, the attention of the entire world is oddly focused as much on the commercials that run during the game as it…
    - 11 days ago 2 Feb 16, 5:10am -
  • Why Can’t Radio Monetize Holiday Music?

    Why Can’t Radio Monetize Holiday Music?

      For years now, the Weather Channel has been naming storms, so there’s no reason why we shouldn’t name rating books – especially those that wreak devastation across a major part of the radio industry. Actually, that’s been happening for…
    - 12 days ago 1 Feb 16, 5:10am -

Holland Cooke Media


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • RIP Earth Wind & Fire’s Maurice White

    RIP Earth Wind & Fire’s Maurice White

    Another voice that lit-up 1970s Top 40 radio falls silent, after a tough month when we lost Natalie Cole, then David Bowie and Glenn Frey. If you were an AM radio Top 40 DJ in the 1970s, these are like … Continue reading →
    - 25 days ago 19 Jan 16, 11:15am -
  • HOW big was the Consumer Electronics Show?

    HOW big was the Consumer Electronics Show?

    Even Las Vegas could barely handle the crowd! Last year, CES strained Vegas hotel capacity and bent the airline ticket cost curve. So this year they capped attendance at last year’s 176,000 of us. And THEY even changed their name! … Continue read…
    - 52 days ago 23 Dec 15, 7:12am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • “Spec Ads WORK!!!”

    “Spec Ads WORK!!!”

    Every time I meet with Sales reps at a client station, I remind ’em that “I’ll help you with copy!” Read the success story of one who took me up on my offer, and help yourself to the copy that … Continue reading →
    - 64 days ago 11 Dec 15, 9:20am -
  • Untitled

    “How do we keep radio a critical part of everyone’s media life?” Nielsen Audio’s Jon Miller, opening the 2015 Client Conference. Read my notes from: Thursday morning sessions; Thursday afternoon sessions; Friday sessions
    - 72 days ago 3 Dec 15, 7:39am -
  • Podcasting: Why stations MUST go-there…

    Podcasting: Why stations MUST go-there…

    ICYMI: Read my notes from Westwood One’s “State of Podcasting in America” webinar. Got an hour? Attend “virtually” (webinar recording).
    - 86 days ago 19 Nov 15, 10:51am -
  • Hollywood big shot re-defines “television;” and implies an opportunity for radio.

    Hollywood big shot re-defines “television;” and implies an opportunity for radio.

    Radio Talent: Do What Cable Is Doing Read:When Sony Pictures Television Chairman Steve Mosko spoke at NAB Show/New York, I heard an opportunity.
    - 92 days ago 12 Nov 15, 5:24pm -
  • RU blah, blah, blah?

    RU blah, blah, blah?

    - 12 Oct 15, 6:28pm -
  • NAB/RAB Radio Show + RAIN Summit

    NAB/RAB Radio Show + RAIN Summit

    If you couldn’t make it to Atlanta, I’ve gotcha covered. Here are my notes. Read: here’s my September newsletter, which was distributed at the convention. And DO NOT MISS: the October issue. LOTS of ammo for Sales. Click here to … Continue re…
    - 29 Sep 15, 7:26pm -
  • USA Radio Audience at an All-Time High

    USA Radio Audience at an All-Time High

    245 million listen each week. [per Nielsen’s Audio Today report] In Nielsen lab coat language: “As we are faced with an ever-expanding list of media options, radio maintains its place as a significant part of the listening experience.” Could we…
    - 3 Sep 15, 6:00pm -
  • “Quality, Currency, Quantity”

    “Quality, Currency, Quantity”

    Remaining local radio news people: To survive the ongoing bloodbath, write “remarkably.” Read how.
    - 27 Aug 15, 5:08pm -

Nielsen Insights


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • The 58th GRAMMY Awards: Hip Hop's Big Moment

    The 58th GRAMMY Awards: Hip Hop's Big Moment

    When the 58th GRAMMY Awards airs this Monday, Kendrick Lamar will be looking to avenge his 2014 shut out with a prestigious Album of the Year award for 'To Pimp A Butterfly.' 2015 was a banner year for rap and hip hop, and 'To Pimp A Butterfly' is on…
    - 2 days ago 11 Feb 16, 10:00am -
  • Who's Spending And Saving Around the World?

    Who's Spending And Saving Around the World?

    Once we’ve covered our essential living expenses, how do we spend the money left over? Whether we stash our spare cash for retirement, invest it to try and make more, or purchase new products, strategies differ around the world.
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 6:29pm -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • For Radio Programmers, Streaming Data Is Key Audience Insight

    For Radio Programmers, Streaming Data Is Key Audience Insight

    93% of all adult consumers listen to radio each week. On the flipside, streaming is riding an undeniably massive growth swell. So what if radio programmers could benefit from the surge in streaming rather than fear it? Truth be told, they can.
    - 3 days ago 10 Feb 16, 11:00am -
  • Super Bowl 50: Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings Post-Game Report

    Super Bowl 50: Nielsen Twitter TV Ratings Post-Game Report

    15.2 million people in the U.S. saw Tweets about Super Bowl 50. Those Tweets were seen a total of 1.3 billion times throughout the night. The audience reached by Tweets about the event was 53% male and 56% over the age of 25.
    - 4 days ago 9 Feb 16, 9:00am -
  • Super Bowl 50 Draws 111.9 Million TV Viewers, 16.9 Million Tweets

    Super Bowl 50 Draws 111.9 Million TV Viewers, 16.9 Million Tweets

    According to preliminary results from Nielsen, the telecast of Super Bowl 50 on CBS, which ran from 6:39 ET p.m. to 10:21 ET p.m., drew an average audience of about 111.9 million viewers who tuned in to watch the Denver Broncos battle the Carolina Pa…
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 3:00pm -
  • Comparing Concerns: What Keeps Us Up At Night

    Comparing Concerns: What Keeps Us Up At Night

    What keeps you up at night? There’s probably more than just one thing: From anxieties about rising utility bills to worries about our personal health, to concerns about the well-being of our family, there’s a lot to think about.
    - 5 days ago 8 Feb 16, 8:00am -
  • Recessionary Sentiment On The Minds Of More Than Half Worldwide

    Recessionary Sentiment On The Minds Of More Than Half Worldwide

    More than half (55%) of respondents around the world believed they were in recession in the fourth quarter of 2015, a modest increase from the start of that year (53%)—and a level that often exceeds official economic definitions.
    - 8 days ago 5 Feb 16, 7:30am -
  • Super Bowl Super Facts

    Super Bowl Super Facts

    For marketers, Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most influential days of the year. So what makes the big game so super? We’re glad you asked.
    - 9 days ago 4 Feb 16, 10:00am -
  • Where the NFL Fans Are: Out-of-Home Viewing Scores a Touchdown

    Where the NFL Fans Are: Out-of-Home Viewing Scores a Touchdown

    Chances are high that most Americans will be watching the Super Bowl with friends and family. Enter the Super Bowl Party. And these parties contribute to large out-of-home (OOH) sports TV audiences. In fact, OOH viewing contributes to substantial spo…
    - 9 days ago 4 Feb 16, 1:00am -
  • What Are Connected Shoppers Doing and Not Doing Online?

    What Are Connected Shoppers Doing and Not Doing Online?

    - 10 days ago 3 Feb 16, 1:44pm -
  • Super Bowl Sunday Is No Longer Just a Beer Holiday

    Super Bowl Sunday Is No Longer Just a Beer Holiday

    Despite being traditionally billed as a beer-drinking event, there are signs that consumers are thirsty for something else on Super Bowl Sunday. While beer remains the No. 1 choice for the big game, 20% of legal age drinkers say they’ll drink wine,…
    - 10 days ago 3 Feb 16, 1:00pm -
  • Remembering—and Cashing In On—The Titans: Former NFL Players Still Play the Endorsement Game

    Remembering—and Cashing In On—The Titans: Former NFL Players Still Play the Endorsement Game

    When NFL stars step off the field when they retire, their gridiron legacies live on. And those legacies can be powerful tools for marketers looking to engage fans of those players’ years of hard hits and on-field heroics.
    - 11 days ago 2 Feb 16, 10:30am -
  • Global Consumer Confidence in 2015: A Year of Change

    Global Consumer Confidence in 2015: A Year of Change

    Global consumer confidence ended 2015 on a subdued note as the index declined two points from the third quarter to 97. Compared to first-quarter 2015, confidence in the fourth quarter remained flat in Asia-Pacific at 107, while Europe edged up four p…
    - 11 days ago 2 Feb 16, 7:30am -
  • The Super Bowl: The Biggest Concert of the Year

    The Super Bowl: The Biggest Concert of the Year

    Some halftime shows are more memorable than others—and provide more of a lift for some artists. However, when we looked at the past five Super Bowl halftime performers, all had a positive effect on overall music consumption.
    - 12 days ago 1 Feb 16, 11:00am -
  • Marathon Mania in China Poses Sizeable Business Opportunity for Brands

    Marathon Mania in China Poses Sizeable Business Opportunity for Brands

    Marathon fever is sweeping across China. Fueled by the country’s economic development and rapidly growing middle class keen on staying fit, “marathoning” has grown into a massive sport and lucrative opportunity for brands.
    - 12 days ago 1 Feb 16, 9:00am -
  • Nice Catch: Activating Spanish-Dominant Hispanic Viewers Has Added Viewership Yards To Football

    Nice Catch: Activating Spanish-Dominant Hispanic Viewers Has Added Viewership Yards To Football

    As pro football continues to score viewership touchdowns, its appeal seems to be far-reaching and trending toward ubiquitous. The hard-hitting action and on-field heroics have also had a strong among Hispanic viewers, who spend an average of nearly 1…
    - 16 days ago 28 Jan 16, 2:00pm -
  • Got a Minute? How Our Use of Communication Apps Changes by the Hour

    Got a Minute? How Our Use of Communication Apps Changes by the Hour

    - 16 days ago 28 Jan 16, 10:00am -
  • Navigating Store Choice Among Small-Box Retail Formats

    Navigating Store Choice Among Small-Box Retail Formats

    When we look across the U.S. retail landscape, the small-format channel has driven 88% of the expansion over the past five years. So what are consumers looking for when they shop this growing arena?
    - 17 days ago 27 Jan 16, 12:00pm -
  • Campaigns and Elections: TV Crosses Party Lines to Deliver Voters

    Campaigns and Elections: TV Crosses Party Lines to Deliver Voters

    Before any candidate can claim victory in November's elections, they need to reach voters with the right message during the right TV program.
    - 17 days ago 27 Jan 16, 11:21am -
  • What’s in Your Customer’s Digital Wallet? Preferences Vary Greatly Around the World

    What’s in Your Customer’s Digital Wallet? Preferences Vary Greatly Around the World

    As connected commerce continues to gain momentum globally, it’s increasingly important that retailers make online shopping as simple as a routine trip to the store, even if they’re browsing from the other side of the globe—and offering the righ…
    - 18 days ago 26 Jan 16, 8:00am -
  • Christmas Radio Sets a New Bar in 2015

    Christmas Radio Sets a New Bar in 2015

    With each passing year, the buildup to and payoff from switching to an “all-Christmas” format continues to pay dividends. In 2015, 528 radio stations nationwide adopted a holiday programming format, which was just one station shy of 2014’s reco…
    - 18 days ago 26 Jan 16, 4:00am -
  • Uncommon Sense: Is it Time for a Price Increase?

    Uncommon Sense: Is it Time for a Price Increase?

    CPG companies are looking for growth. But high growth in developing markets is no longer making up for slow growth in developed markets. In such an environment, it’s tempting to consider raising prices. But should you?
    - 18 days ago 25 Jan 16, 3:30pm -
  • The Latino Listener: How Do Hispanics Tune in to the Radio?

    The Latino Listener: How Do Hispanics Tune in to the Radio?

    From la música to las noticias, Hispanic American adults are avid radio listeners: 97% tune in each week. But Hispanics are diverse. And these differences play a role in how they consume media, including listening to the radio.
    - 19 days ago 25 Jan 16, 12:00pm -
  • Why You Shouldn't Judge Children's Book Buyers by Their Covers

    Why You Shouldn't Judge Children's Book Buyers by Their Covers

    When it comes to children's book buyers, purchasing habits are not homogenous. Just like elsewhere across the consumer product landscape, not all consumers in this category are created equal. Said another way, some book buyers are more valuable than…
    - 23 days ago 21 Jan 16, 11:00am -
  • They Vote, They Decide: Finding Young Voters With Local and Social Media

    They Vote, They Decide: Finding Young Voters With Local and Social Media

    While new technologies are becoming an ever more important part of the overall media pie, TV is still the preferred method for most American’s to view content. And moving into the election season, live TV remains Americans’ first choice when it c…
    - 24 days ago 20 Jan 16, 11:30am -
  • A Healthy Salute to New Year's Resolutions

    A Healthy Salute to New Year's Resolutions

    Just in time for those get-healthy New Year’s resolutions, the U.S. government has released its latest dietary guidelines for 2015-2020. But it seems that many Americans didn’t need the new dietary guidelines to motivate them to be healthier, as…
    - 24 days ago 20 Jan 16, 9:00am -
  • Connected Commerce Is Creating Buyers Without Borders

    Connected Commerce Is Creating Buyers Without Borders

    While connected commerce is still largely a domestic affair, cross-border ecommerce is a growing phenomenon. Shoppers are increasingly looking outside their country’s borders, as more than half of online respondents in the study who made an online…
    - 24 days ago 20 Jan 16, 8:00am -
  • Tops of 2015: Alcoholic Beverages

    Tops of 2015: Alcoholic Beverages

    Alcoholic beverages is a large category in the U.S. and is one that continues to grow despite some ups and downs. What were the top growing segments across beer, wine, and spirits in 2015?
    - 30 days ago 14 Jan 16, 9:30am -
  • 31.3 Million Viewers Tune In To Watch Pres. Obama’s State of the Union Address

    31.3 Million Viewers Tune In To Watch Pres. Obama’s State of the Union Address

    On Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, President Barack Obama delivered his annual State of the Union address. The average audience for the 12 networks that aired the address live and Univision (tape-delayed) was 31.3 million viewers.
    - 31 days ago 13 Jan 16, 2:00pm -
  • How Kiip Validates Its Mobile Strategy Through Measurement

    How Kiip Validates Its Mobile Strategy Through Measurement

    There’s no denying the growing importance of mobile in the marketing realm. In fact, smartphone penetration in the U.S. hit 80% in September 2015. But as penetration and usage climb, marketers are increasingly interested in tracking ROI.
    - 31 days ago 13 Jan 16, 8:00am -
  • We're Ruled by Our Emotions, and So Are the Ads We Watch

    We're Ruled by Our Emotions, and So Are the Ads We Watch

    It’s no secret that emotions are central to advertising. They’re at the heart of the relationship we have with brands. They drive our nonconscious decisions and play a major role in our conscious decisions, too.
    - 32 days ago 12 Jan 16, 8:00am -
  • The Most Talked About Beer and Spirit Brands Among NFL Fans

    The Most Talked About Beer and Spirit Brands Among NFL Fans

    Few things pair together seamlessly as if nature simply neglected to make the pairing official. Peanut butter and jelly, wine and cheese, and ketchup and fries are clear stand-outs. But when we expand the discussion to media, we zero in on perhaps th…
    - 36 days ago 8 Jan 16, 11:00am -
  • How Migrating Millennials Will Change the Retail Landscape by 2020

    How Migrating Millennials Will Change the Retail Landscape by 2020

    By the year 2020, the retail and manufacturer landscape will undoubtedly change. But despite the myriad ways trends could shift, one thing will become increasingly salient for retailers: They need to pay attention to Millennials.
    - 36 days ago 8 Jan 16, 8:30am -
  • Nielsen TV: American Radio and the Business of Urban Music

    Nielsen TV: American Radio and the Business of Urban Music

    During Nielsen’s recent Audio Client Conference, Jon Miller sat down with Tony Kidd, VP of Programming, Atlanta Radio, Cox Media Group, to learn more about why radio resonates with African-Americans and which genres are driving them to tune in.
    - 37 days ago 7 Jan 16, 8:00am -
  • Voices Carry: Social Networking Continues to Let Consumers' Thumbs Do the Talking

    Voices Carry: Social Networking Continues to Let Consumers' Thumbs Do the Talking

    Whether it’s commenting on a one-handed grab a football player made, sharing pictures of a night on the town or re-posting a trending news story, social networking has become just another part of the media lifestyle for many U.S. consumers.
    - 38 days ago 6 Jan 16, 8:00am -
  • Uncommon Sense: Are Companies Truly Committed to Social Responsibility?

    Uncommon Sense: Are Companies Truly Committed to Social Responsibility?

    In a recent survey, Nielsen asked corporate leaders and the general public to describe the current state of corporate social responsibility. The gap in perceptions between the two groups is striking. So what’s driving the gap?
    - 38 days ago 6 Jan 16, 7:00am -
  • Forces of Nature: The Media Universe Moves at the Pace of Technological Change

    Forces of Nature: The Media Universe Moves at the Pace of Technological Change

    The rise in technology and TV-connected devices has given consumers, marketing agencies and advertisers a vehicle for boundless choice. Nielsen is reaching new frontiers by working to total up audiences across devices and burgeoning viewing platforms…
    - 38 days ago 5 Jan 16, 3:00pm -

Talent Mechanic


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Amy Schumer on Being a Great Airtalent

    Amy Schumer on Being a Great Airtalent

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

    The Best Super Bowl Spot Was From a Radio Guy

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

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Make Your Content Lead to Action

    Make Your Content Lead to Action

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

    Let’s Stop Playing the Name Game

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

    Inside Christopher Nolan’s Creative Process

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

    Gossip vs Real Life: A Contrast In Styles

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

    Never Assume You Hit the Bulls Eye with the Listeners

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

    You Are What You Read

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

    Time to Leave the Bitter Barn

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

    Three Notable Quotes from the 2012 Conclave

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

Rod Spots


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Make Your Own Ginger Beer – Homemade Ginger Beer Improved

    Make Your Own Ginger Beer – Homemade Ginger Beer Improved

    (Glad to be blogging again after a lengthy hiatus.  This post, my first of 2016, has nothing to do with advertising or radio though. Rather, I’m going to share my recipe for making homemade ginger beer – the non-alcoholic variety … Continue re…
    - 20 days ago 23 Jan 16, 5:23pm -
  • Fishy Business: “Stop Running That Ad!”

    Fishy Business:  “Stop Running That Ad!”

    The customer was obviously upset.  She complained to the supermarket owner: I was listening to news talk 1150 and heard your advertisement for “Fresh Atlantic Salmon”.  I just wanted to let you know you are pushing a product that almost … Con…
    - 6 Mar 15, 1:30pm -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • On Selling Soap (Meet My New Friend, Duke Cannon)

    On Selling Soap (Meet My New Friend, Duke Cannon)

    I made a new friend this past Christmas, thanks to my wife. His name is Duke Cannon. Duke sells soap, about which we’ll talk more in just a bit. Did you know that Soap-selling has a storied history? Andrew Pears (b. … Continue reading →
    - 18 Jan 15, 12:12am -
  • “If I don’t go, I don’t get”

    “If I don’t go, I don’t get”

    After an extensive Internet search, I’ve concluded that I may be in possession of the only extant copy of the Warner & Swasey Company’s remarkable collection of American Business Ads, published under the title: “1776-1976 What has really change…
    - 2 Jan 15, 2:37pm -
  • Make Up Your Mind to Be Happy

    Make Up Your Mind to Be Happy

    - 28 Nov 14, 1:47pm -
  • Best Steak Marinade Ever…Again (New Recipe!)

    Best Steak Marinade Ever…Again (New Recipe!)

    A couple years ago, I shared a steak marinade recipe that I picked up from a fellow Big Green Egg fan at a local Eggfest, that was especially good on cuts like tenderloin, sirloin, and anvil or flatiron steaks. In … Continue reading →
    - 24 Jul 14, 8:17pm -
  • Radio Is Dead. Long Live Radio.

    Radio Is Dead. Long Live Radio.

    CBC’s “Under The Influence” radio program, hosted by Terry O’Reilly, recently devoted an entire show to illustrate, in Mr. O’Reilly’s words: “…the incredible creativity happening in radio advertising around the world today.” First s…
    - 11 Feb 13, 6:27pm -
  • It’s Not What You Get, but What you Become

    It’s Not What You Get, but What you Become

    He said: “The highest reward for a person’s toil is not what they get for it, but what they become by it.” He also, more famously, said: “There is scarcely anything in the world that some man cannot make a … Continue reading →
    - 8 Feb 13, 11:46am -
  • A Tale of Two Lawyers

    A Tale of Two Lawyers

    It should not surprise you that my favorite business success stories are those having to do with the client’s skillful use of radio advertising. I never tire of these stories nor fail to learn something useful when reviewing them, whether … Conti…
    - 7 Feb 13, 4:40pm -
  • Professional Voice-over and Narration for…Five Bucks?

    Professional Voice-over and Narration for…Five Bucks?

    The post at Radio Sales Cafe, from a Chicago-area radio guy, read: “5 DOLLARS! Check me out on FIVERR” Intrigued and a bit skeptical, I clicked on the link. Sure enough, there he was. Chicago-area radio announcer will cut your … Continue readin…
    - 23 Jan 13, 8:22pm -


George Reed


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1537

    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • NJ Broadcasting, LLC Purchases WWRL-AM (Press Release)
    Chesley Maddox-Dorsey, CEO, Access.1 Communications Corp. is pleased to announce the sale of WWRL-AM, New York City, to NJ Broadcasting, LLC for $7,000,000.*  NJ Broadcasting is owned by Dr. Nimisha Shukla and will operate the station under an LMA b…
    - 12 days ago 1 Feb 16, 9:17am -
  • LR Telecasting Acquires KMYA-DT and KMYA-LP (Press Release)
    Veteran Radio and Television broadcaster, William Pollack, of Memphis, TN, is expanding his television holdings, entering the Little Rock market, with his acquisition of KMYA-DT, Camden/Little Rock, and KMYA-LP, Sheridan/Little Rock. The acquiring c…
    - 31 days ago 12 Jan 16, 2:33pm -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1537

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Nielsen's Radio Market Survey Population, Rankings & Information (Fall 2015)
    If you would like a copy of Nielsen's Radio Market Survey Population, Rankings & Information (Fall 2015), click HERE.GeorgeMedia Services Group
    - 36 days ago 8 Jan 16, 1:19pm -
  • Happy Holidays
    Wishing you a happy & healthy holiday season! Sending all our best to you and yours.
    - 52 days ago 23 Dec 15, 12:02pm -
  • Sunrise Broadcasting LLC Closes Transaction in Wilmington, NC (Press Release)
    The sale of WBNE-FM and W240AS (FM Translator) in Wilmington, NC from Sea-Comm, Inc. to Sunrise Broadcasting, LLC has closed. The purchase price was $1,850,000.George Reed of the Jacksonville office of Media Services Group served as the exclusive bro…
    - 73 days ago 2 Dec 15, 8:19am -
  • Thoughts on Station Pricing from Radio Ink’s Forecast 2016
    Yesterday’s post dealt with some of the macro issues facing the radio station trading market going into the new year.  Today, I would like to offer some comments regarding station pricing.The private marketplace today is trading in the 6.0x to 7.0…
    - 85 days ago 20 Nov 15, 5:00am -
  • Crystal Ball Gazing at Radio Ink’s Forecast 2016
    I enjoyed participating in this week’s Radio Ink Forecast 2016 in New York.  The event was well attended, and the panels informative and engaging.My panel was entitled Prospects for Radio as an Investment in 2016: Wall Street or Main Street?  Mod…
    - 86 days ago 19 Nov 15, 12:22pm -
  • Join us at Radio Ink's Forecast 2016
    I will be on a panel called, "Do Investors Still Believe in Radio?"  Please join us in New York on November 17.  Click for details HERE.GeorgeMedia Services Group
    - 4 Nov 15, 8:44am -
  • Financing the Future of Radio: Pillsbury at the Radio Show
    Hope to see you in Atlanta!http://www.commlawcenter.com/2015/09/financing-the-future-of-radio-pillsbury-at-the-radio-show.htmlGeorge
    - 28 Sep 15, 5:39pm -
  • Alpha Media closes purchase of Morris Communications Radio stations (Press Release)
    Alpha Media of Portland, Oregon announced today they have closed the purchase of radio stations from Morris Communications. The Morris purchase includes thirty-six radio stations located within the following markets; Topeka, KS; Salina, KS; Amarillo,…
    - 2 Sep 15, 9:38am -
  • Congratulations to Larry Wilson and Dean Goodman
    - 14 Aug 15, 8:42am -
  • Alpha Buys Digity Stations
    Alpha Media has bought 116 stations in 26 markets from Digity LLC (subject to FCC approval).I represented Alpha. Read the press release HERE.GeorgeMedia Services Group
    - 4 Aug 15, 7:55pm -
  • Great Radio article in Forbes
    Doug Schoen is a political strategist often seen on the cable news shows.  He recently published an article on radio which merits a read.  Click here: Radio: The All-But-Forgotten Medium With The Biggest Reach.GeorgeMedia Services Group
    - 1 Aug 15, 9:45am -
  • Nielsen TV Market Rankings
    Here is a handy chart of the Nielsen TV markets:  CLICK HEREGeorgeMedia Services Group
    - 19 Jul 15, 5:00pm -
  • It has been a busy six months for radio
    GeorgeMedia Services Group
    - 23 Jun 15, 3:21pm -
  • Alpha Media to purchase Morris Communications Radio stations
    Alpha Media of Portland, Oregon announced today they have entered into a definitive agreement to purchase radio stations from Morris Communications. Morris owns thirty-six radio stations in 8 markets including; Topeka, KS; Salina, KS; Amarillo, TX; P…
    - 18 May 15, 12:23pm -
  • Join Our LinkedIn Group for Radio and TV Station Buyers and Sellers
    If you are a LinkedIn user (and if not, why aren't you??!!), please consider joining our group: Radio/TV Station Buyers.  It is a group for station owners and prospective buyers. We have several thousand members, including many well known broadcast…
    - 16 May 15, 9:18am -
  • Alpha Media closes Fredericksburg, VA Cluster
    Alpha Media of Portland, OR has closed on its purchase of four radio stations in Fredericksburg, VA from Free Lance–Star Publishing LLC.Alpha purchased WFLS–FM, WNTX–AM, WVBX–FM and WWUZ–FM.I represented the seller.GeorgeMedia Services Grou…
    - 1 May 15, 6:00pm -
  • Media Services Group Suite at the NAB Show
    The Media Services Group suite at the NAB Show is in the Encore Tower: # 5505.  
    - 11 Apr 15, 8:00pm -
  • NAB Show Coming Soon
    The Media Services Group suite will be at the Encore for the 2015 NAB Show (April 11-16).  If you are interested in a confidential meeting, please get in touch.GeorgeMedia Services Group
    - 23 Mar 15, 9:14am -
  • Will you be in Nashville next week for the NRB or the CRS?
    If you plan to be in Nashville next week for the NRB (http://www.nrbconvention.org/) or the CRS (http://countryradioseminar.com/) and would like to get together, please let me know.  I plan to arrive on Tuesday.Looking forward to catching up,GeorgeM…
    - 21 Feb 15, 10:42am -
  • Link to Tom Taylor's story today on station trading
    Tom Taylor shared some views of the 2015 radio station trading market from Larry Patrick and me in this morning's "Tom Taylor Now."Inventory.GeorgeMedia Services Group
    - 5 Feb 15, 9:31am -
  • MSG Announces Sale of Free Lance-Star Radio Stations
    Here is the press release about the sale of the Free Lance-Star stations in Fredericksburg, VA.  We are please to have represented the seller in this transaction.FREE LANCE-STAR STATIONS TO BE SOLDFree Lance–Star Publishing LLC announced Friday th…
    - 23 Jan 15, 2:07pm -
  • Reed Bunzel Launches Radio 2015: The Year Ahead
    Veteran radio writer and analyst Reed Bunzel today launched Radio 2015: The Year Ahead, a comprehensive analysis of the U.S. radio Industry. Researched and published by Bunzel Media Resources, Radio 2015: The Year Ahead is designed to help radio br…
    - 5 Jan 15, 3:39pm -
  • Sale of WMUV and WSOS in Jacksonville closed yesterday
    Delmarva Educational Association has completed the acquisition of the assets of radio stations WSOS-FM and WMUV-FM, serving the Jacksonville, Florida market from Renda Broadcasting Corporation. Congrats to Stuart Epperson (for buyer) and Tony Renda…
    - 3 Jan 15, 12:24pm -

Audio4Cast


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Meeker’s Mobile Message

    Meeker’s Mobile Message

    Mary Meeker updated her yearly Internet Trends report at the ReCode conference yesterday. Meeker’s a venture capitalist at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and she’s an expert at seeing the next big thing. In 2011 she predicted that online audi…
    - 28 May 15, 8:57am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370

Broadcast Law Blog


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Full Copyright Royalty Board Decision on Webcasting Royalties Now Public
    The full decision of the Copyright Royalty Board on Internet Radio royalties, excluding confidential information, has now been made public and is available here.  In December, we wrote about the rates and terms of the royalties that webcasters pay t…
    - 15 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 10:40am -
  • New Broadcast Contest Rules Becoming Effective – OMB Approval to Be Published In the Federal Register
    The FCC’s new contest rules for broadcasters, allowing the disclosure of material terms on the Internet rather than reading them on the air, becomes effective upon the publication in the Federal Register of their approval by the Office of Managemen…
    - 1 day ago 11 Feb 16, 6:28pm -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370

Jaye Albright


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1537

    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Do Dreams Come True?
    Find out and support this initiative by clicking here.  Let's all encourage them to look more broadly than just video and ultimately include audio measurement as well in this work!----------------------------------------------Website: http://www.a…
    - 27 Oct 15, 1:40pm -
  • This Will Make You Feel Better, Country Radio
    As a follow-up to yesterday's blog post, it must be noted that history indicates that country's shares shouldn't be jeopardized by updated encoding technologies as they come online over the coming months.© Nielsen PPM markets combined average person…
    - 21 Oct 15, 5:07am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1537

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Nielsen’s Answer To Voltair
    In a presentation at the NAB Radio Show in Atlanta Nielsen tells us that the brand new generation PPM encoders, the first update to the technology in eight years, created in response to the proliferation of at least 500 Voltair units across both the…
    - 19 Oct 15, 5:03pm -
  • A Candid Admission
    Last week, Seth Ressler in his AllAccess column hit me right between the ears. Back when PPM first debuted, since I was long-schooled in the ways to get an unfair advantage to grab "just one more share point" that we all used in diary measurement,…
    - 10 Aug 15, 4:00am -
  • Keen On HD Radio
    I have been a fan of Robert Earl Keen's since he first attempted to promote me to play his music on a radio station named KEEN (San Jose) back in the 1980's, when I was PD.My experience was not unlike SXSW, which became a hugely successful entertainm…
    - 6 Aug 15, 8:25am -
  • Analysis Paralysis
    Numbers nerds (like me!) have been blogging almost daily on Voltair.Rather than getting smarter with each post, I feel like we all start to send contradicting and conflicting assertions.We all have been learning less, not more.Before I crunch anymore…
    - 27 Jul 15, 8:54pm -
  • #thefutureofradioisatstake‬
    Fred Jacobs' latest blog post, as usual, inspired me into action, especially after I read the response to it by legendary LA GM Roy Laughlin (click the link to read that too). I wrote: There’s no question that Roy Laughlin is a genius and built a…
    - 15 May 15, 4:03am -
  • The Best "Worst Job"
    You can't deny that it's true:Careercast is getting quite a bit of PR today on their annual best/worst jobs lists and as usual they make a good case for their reasons for putting "broadcaster" down at the bottom with newspaper reporter, lumberjack an…
    - 16 Apr 15, 10:59am -
  • Competition
    Each time a station I've worked with over the years has been directly attacked I have publicly said:  "Competition makes us better."For the listeners and the air staff, that's true.But, generally, from a business point of view I have to privately ad…
    - 21 Dec 14, 12:53pm -
  • “Woof, Woof, Woof. Bow, Wow, Wow. Arf, Bark, Arf, Bark, Woof!”
    Ever since dogs started barking “Jingle Bells” and “Santa Got Run Over By A Reindeer,” Christmas music has given country (and rock) format programmers and personalities a big headache.   Thanks to PPM panel measurement which can follow the…
    - 11 Dec 14, 6:04pm -
  • May Your Stuffing Be Tasty...
    May your turkey plump,May your potatoes and gravyHave nary a lump.May your yams be deliciousAnd your pies take the prize,And may your Thanksgiving dinnerStay off your thighs!-- Grandpa Jones----------------------------------------------Website: http…
    - 27 Nov 14, 11:11am -
  • Time For Programmers To Learn A New Language
    This development is not at all surprising.As usual, they want us to cut our inventories while refusing to pay anything more when we do it, in spite of considerable data proving radio's impact.If the only way they will pay more is when "cost per point…
    - 20 Nov 14, 6:38am -
  • It's That Wonderful (?) Time Of The Year
    If you're a small indie label or a new, emerging artist, you're coming upon potentially the best time of the year at radio for your needs.If you're a music director, it's the annual time of year to watch your mailbox for unknown names and labels you…
    - 19 Nov 14, 5:50am -
  • A Sense Of History
    As we all get ready the 39th annual Twin Cities radio meeting, I am reminded of an anonymous response back in 1996 to a "RadioIQ" (our client e-zene) report of CBS Radio President Dan Mason’s talk at the Upper Midwest Communications Conclave which…
    - 18 Nov 14, 5:35am -
  • Let Me Second That Motion
    The announcement from Country Radio Broadcasters that Jeff Smulyan will be given the 2015 Tom Rivers Humanitarian Award during the opening ceremonies of Country Radio Seminar 2015 is another great decision from the seminar's board.If you want to per…
    - 17 Nov 14, 5:20am -
  • One A Day
    Yesterday's list of 16 metrics A&O&B encourages you to track consistently (Programming By The Numbers) is completely overwhelming.So, try this:  put a different one of them on your day planner every other workday.Give yourself 30 minutes the first d…
    - 11 Nov 14, 4:02am -
  • Programming By The Numbers
    Thanks to Radio Ink Magazine for being the impetus for this article by Mike, Becky and me.  They published it yesterday.  In case you missed it:  Nielsen’s recent report that for the first time in many years the country format national average s…
    - 8 Nov 14, 8:50am -
  • Why Consumers Enjoy Radio In LA
    Nielsen Harris Poll, October 15-23, 2014, wordcloud presented to SCBA:Your assignment, should you choose to accept it:Listen critically at all hours and every day of the week and ask yourself how well your station lives up to these listener expectati…
    - 6 Nov 14, 2:18pm -
  • From Borrell: Much More Than #4
    No doubt you've seen the trade press on a webinar last week anchored by researcher Gordon Borrell celebrating the 20th anniversary of the appearance of the first banner ad.The prognostication presentation came as a result of a survey of 2,102 Small a…
    - 4 Nov 14, 3:09pm -
  • (Not So) Smart
    It shouldn't take many words to make my point today.  Take a look at my inbox and ask yourself which one you'd move to spam before even reading:I normally read all of the "SmartBrief" messages, because they often carry great content.Not this time. …
    - 3 Nov 14, 5:45pm -
  • A Willing Buyer, A Willing Seller And A Clever Idea
    .. but I have a few concerns before we go too much farther down this road.Whether Colorado Broadcasters Association President/CEO Justin Sasso or a Nielsen researcher/affiliate rep came up with the concept, it's a brilliant win-win in any case, as 30…
    - 31 Oct 14, 3:09am -
  • Are You Still Programming Like It Was 2008?
    For eight years nearly a hundred A&O&B clients have participated in the annual online "Roadmap" study, tracking trends in music, tech, non-music elements and other aspects of usage and images.The attitudes change every year.  For example, just seven…
    - 30 Oct 14, 8:26am -
  • There Is No "Average Country Radio Station"
    It's never a good idea to program your radio station using "national average" research trends.A few years ago, A&O&B asked the listeners to almost all of our client stations:Just for fun, I went back to that study and pulled out the local data for th…
    - 28 Oct 14, 8:33am -
  • Is Country Radio Too Dependent On Music?
    NuVooDoo's strategic researchers have been sharing their radio format national perceptual trending on their blog for several years.  Recently, they've been probing the aspects of programming which "delight" the typical format listener.If you ask wha…
    - 27 Oct 14, 5:02am -
  • Thank You, Supreme Court
    There are two kinds of consulting clients and A&O&B has our share of both, thankfully.1.  Those who are aggressive and always want to know the latest tactics and strategies that will help them gain an "unfair/stealth" advantage over their competitio…
    - 16 Oct 14, 5:49pm -

The Media Fix


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Radio’s 5 Customers
    "Radio is at the tipping point, and it doesn’t want to know much about the way its customers are changing."
    - 16 Apr 09, 10:35am -
  • Apple Without Steve Jobs
    What is Apple without Steve Jobs? This unanswered question … caused their stock to take a hit (though it has since recovered a bit)… generated critical editorials, and… now the SEC is investigating whether the Company properly handled disclosu…
    - 11 Feb 09, 9:48am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • How to Price Content
    If content is king, how much is the king worth? And, how do you price him?
    - 24 Jan 09, 3:25pm -
  • Cover Story: John Parikhal on The Media Fix
    On the impact of radio’s innovation initiatives…Radio is being innovative but there’s often confusion between innovation and top down initiatives. Top down initiatives are seldom innovative. They are usually the result of a committee meeting an…
    - 8 Nov 08, 3:54pm -
  • The 6 Stages of a Project
    The first week of my very first media job, a friend sent me a short list called ‘The 6 Stages of a Project’.  It said that every project goes like this… Enthusiasm Disillusionment Panic Search for the Guilty Punishment of the Innocent Praise a…
    - 10 Sep 08, 7:50pm -
  • Everything Old is New Again
    It’s fashionable these days to ignore ‘history’ because it seems irrelevant to the ‘brand new’ world of the internet.   Google barely catalogs anything that is more than 10 years old.  Many web developers act as if their every action is o…
    - 4 Aug 08, 4:25pm -
  • Fans, Brands and Cultural Communities
     I just read a very smart analysis about how to be successful in the music business.  It was written by Terry McBride and Brent Muhle.  It’s called Meet The Millenials: Fans, Brands and Cultural Communities. Terry is one smart cookie. He underst…
    - 18 Jul 08, 7:46pm -
  • It’s Time to Monetize YouTube
    According to AC Neilsen, 119 million Americans watched video online in May. And, they watched a lot. In just one month, they watched 7.5 billion video streams.  The number is staggering.  Billions of streams in just one month. And, YouTube got most…
    - 16 Jul 08, 10:32am -
  • Tinkering
    In his brilliant book, The Black Swan, Nassim Taleb tells the story of the happy turkey just a few days before Thanksgiving. The turkey only knows happiness. Every day of its life, it has been fed, pampered and catered to by human beings. Based on th…
    - 10 Jul 08, 3:26pm -
  • YouTube is MTV
    On YouTube, the ‘most viewed’ videos of all time have huge audiences.  The Top 2, Evolution of Dance and Avril Lavigne’s Girlfriend have each been viewed over 90 million times.  These numbers are amazing by themselves. But it doesn’t stop…
    - 8 Jul 08, 8:56am -

Dan O'Day


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • At Last, A Humorous Radio Commercial That Sells the Product

    At Last, A Humorous Radio Commercial That Sells the Product

    Effective Radio Advertising Solves Problems. Let’s see what problem this radio commercial solves, and then let’s analyze its construction. If you’re outside the U.S., it might help to know that “the big game” = The Super Bowl. Because “Su…
    - 2 days ago 11 Feb 16, 2:19am -
  • 39 Audiobooks in 43 Seconds
    Here’s a 43-second sampling of 39 of the 700 audiobooks produced (so far) by graduates of the ACX Master Class in less than two years. Most of the class members were completely new to audiobook production. But they sure learned fast. Registration f…
    - 11 days ago 2 Feb 16, 2:07am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Radio Commercial Can’t Even Get Its Clichés Right
    Once, during a radio copywriting workshop I conducted for a state broadcasters association, I mocked the use of clichés in commercial copy. This offended a station account executive in the audience. “Clichés must work,” she said. “Otherwise,…
    - 12 days ago 1 Feb 16, 3:23am -
  • 47 Audiobook Narrators in 59 Seconds

    47 Audiobook Narrators in 59 Seconds

    We were able to fit only 47 audiobook narrators — all graduates of our ACX Master Class — into this 59-second video. I thought you might enjoy seeing some of them hard at work in their home studios. In the past 21 months, our graduates — many o…
    - 15 days ago 29 Jan 16, 2:05am -
  • Audiobook Narrator Self Assessment Quiz + Case Studies
    Registration for the ACX Master Class has closed. Use the form below to join our Alert List, and we’ll let you know if we decide to teach it again.The post Audiobook Narrator Self Assessment Quiz + Case Studies appeared first on DAN O’DAY TALKS…
    - 20 days ago 23 Jan 16, 5:22pm -

VoiceOverTimes


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • The Early Bird……
    One question I receive frequently from aspiring voiceover talent is whether or not being early to submit an audition makes a substantial difference to your chances of booking a job.[...]
    - 1 Jun 15, 6:19am -
  • Charter, Time Warner and the Future of Voice
    It’s being called one of the most significant deals in telecommunications history, and analysts are already saying that television will never be the same again. But the announcement that Charter[...]
    - 28 May 15, 2:41pm -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Gyllenhaal Comments Spark Age Debate in Voice World
    Comments by American actress Maggie Gyllenhaal that, at 37, she was deemed too old to play the love interest of an actor 18 years her senior have sent shock waves[...]
    - 25 May 15, 8:49am -
  • Harry Shearer’s Simpsons Split: A Lesson for Voice Pros
    It’s a career inflection point of Simpsonian proportions. Will the actor who voices dozens of characters for one of television’s most iconic animated series be leaving the nest? As news[...]
    - 21 May 15, 2:06pm -
  • The Perils of Using Big-Name Voice Talent
    If you follow the movie industry even casually, you’d be hard-pressed to avoid the onslaught of Avengers-related headlines. The latest instalment of the superhero franchise, Avengers: Age of Ultron, has[...]
    - 8 May 15, 8:10am -
  • Voices.com is Growing – Fast
    Voices.com has announced that it has received a $2 million Cdn. working capital investment from BDC Capital. This subsidiary of the Business Development Bank of Canada provides both venture capital[...]
    - 2 May 15, 11:01am -
  • Rakuten’s $410m OverDrive Buyout Drives Audiobook Growth
    Listen up: Audiobooks are hot. As if we needed any more proof that the audiobook market continues to expand, Rakuten just snapped up OverDrive, Inc. for $410 million in a[...]
    - 25 Mar 15, 1:17pm -
  • Frozen 2 Gets Green Light From Disney
    Do you want to build another snowman? Disney certainly does, and after the blockbuster box office and branding success of Frozen, the studio has confirmed that Frozen 2 is now[...]
    - 13 Mar 15, 1:55pm -
  • Apple Watch: Voice is the New Future of Mobile
    Today’s Apple Watch announcement will be remembered by a lot of people for a lot of things. Tech geeks will remember it as the day the smartwatch category became firmly[...]
    - 9 Mar 15, 11:54am -
  • Apple’s TV plans will impact voice
    The rumor mill is abuzz once again with speculation around possible plans by Apple to introduce a web-based television service. Apple is no stranger to rumors, of course, but these[...]
    - 11 Feb 15, 4:37pm -

RAIN


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Gracenote gets behind the wheel with unified music dashboard for car listening

    Gracenote gets behind the wheel with unified music dashboard for car listening

    Gracenote announced the launch of a new platform that will enter the increasingly crowded space of connected car dashboards. The product is called Entourage Radio, and this very interesting platform will connect music sources including AM/FM radio an…
    - 13 Nov 14, 11:34am -
  • eMarketer looks at YouTube ad revenue as Music Key steps into ad-free listening

    eMarketer looks at YouTube ad revenue as Music Key steps into ad-free listening

    eMarketer released estimates about ad revenue from YouTube -- especially interesting as the video platform releases Music Key ad-free listening. eMarketer projects that U.S. video ad revenue alone would increase 39.2% to $1.13 billion. The company ex…
    - 13 Nov 14, 10:50am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Radio Disney launches three channels on Slacker

    Radio Disney launches three channels on Slacker

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

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

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

    Mark Mulligan: 10 Thoughts On YouTube Music Key

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

    Nielsen Audio reportedly targeting mid-2015 for streaming ratings

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

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

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

    Could the Taylor Swift publicity be good for Spotify?

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

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

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

    Bandcamp announces formal launch of artist-based subscriptions

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

    Rhapsody posts record revenue, increased losses in Q3

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

Mel Phillips


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • The Importance Of Social Nets To Radio...
    The importance of using social networks has been underscored once again. Although social networks have been around for less than five years, their impact as a traffic source has become a driving force for business and entertainment. Outbrain, a recom…
    - 18 Apr 11, 6:15am -
  • Speak Now Or Forever Hold Your Peace On Merger...
    (Weekend Edition)We've reached the part of the wedding ceremony where anyone objecting to the impending union of the couple getting married, may voice their concern. This wedding happens to be the joining in holy matrimony of Cumulus Media and Citade…
    - 15 Apr 11, 6:09am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Radio's Conversion To Digital Shows Slow Growth...
    Will radio reach a point when digital signals will be required like television? The FCC will eventually make that requirement but radio better hope it doesn't come anytime soon. Radio is simply not prepared to go digital. To date, only 1,627 radio st…
    - 14 Apr 11, 8:22am -
  • NAB's Smith Calls Performance Tax Bill Dead
    All that was missing was the playing of Taps after National Association of Broadcasters President/CEO Gordon Smith proclaimed the Performance Tax Bill Dead. In his keynote address at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, Smith claimed that NAB "stopped the legi…
    - 13 Apr 11, 5:45am -
  • Majority Of Internet Listening Is Done At Home...
    The RAIN (The Radio And Internet Newsletter) Summit West, part of the NAB Radio Show in Las Vegas has produced some interesting information about listening habits. Yesterday, TargetSpot CEO Eyal Goldwerger announced that 79% of internet radio listeni…
    - 12 Apr 11, 6:11am -
  • NPR Dodges A Bullet...
    NPR fans can exhale. Their favorite radio source is safe - for now. The six-month budget deal announced at the 11th hour Friday grants public radio a reprieve but it's a short one. Programmers at the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and National P…
    - 11 Apr 11, 6:09am -
  • Webcast Metrics Methodology Is Hard To Beat...
    (Weekend Edition)The newly accredited Triton Digital's Webcast Metrics, formerly Ando Media, is a growing force that will be hard to match by Arbitron or any other measurement company. Webcast Metrics actually allow any broadcaster to measure its int…
    - 8 Apr 11, 5:50am -
  • Internet Enabled Dashboards Are Critical To In-Car Listening...
    (Third Year Anniversary Edition)Car manufacturers have gotten the message. CD's and DVD's are out and internet radio is in. The trend has now shifted toward internet dashboard radio and products that can play music directly from a Universal Serial Bu…
    - 7 Apr 11, 12:10pm -
  • Ten Years Of Growth For Online Radio...
    Online Radio listening made its entry 10 years ago (2001) with a paltry 5% of weekly listening. Five years later (2006) online weekly listening, which includes AM/FM streams, more than doubled with 12%. Playing double or nothing one more time, online…
    - 6 Apr 11, 6:04am -
  • Modest Gains Forecast For Radio In 2011...
    This probably wont come as shocking news to the radio station owners that find themselves barely surviving but signs are now pointing to a not-so-hot year for radio revenue. BIA/Kelsey is now predicting modest revenue gains in 2011. They predict a sm…
    - 5 Apr 11, 6:10am -
  • Radio Optimism Based On Wall Street Optimism...
    The first quarter of 2011 wasn't so hot for radio but optimism is filtering in from Wall Street about Q2. U.S. blue chips opened the second quarter Friday by reaching their highest level since June 2008 as investor optimism rose after an upbeat U.S.…
    - 4 Apr 11, 6:30am -
  • Arbitron Still Has A Long Way To Go For Full Accreditation...
    (Weekend Edition)It's been a long, hard struggle for Arbitron. They've had a tough time getting accreditation for their portable people meter (PPM) radio audience measurement services. Over the last several months accreditations have been trickling i…
    - 1 Apr 11, 6:01am -
  • Traditional Media Advertising Is Still Number One & "WRKO...The Launch"...
    A new nine-country study shows traditional media still packs a bigger punch than social media when it comes to advertising. Deloitte research and YouGov conducted the study in 6 countries (Canada, France, Germany, Japan, U.K and the U.S.). They combi…
    - 31 Mar 11, 6:04am -
  • Is It Too Late For Bonneville To Change Its Mind? & "WRKO...The Launch"...
    So ya think Bonneville might like a do-over? Further proof that "timing is everything" has just reared its ugly head. What was Bonneville thinking when they included WTOP-FM in their sale of 17 radio stations to Hubbard Broadcasting for $505 million?…
    - 30 Mar 11, 6:10am -
  • Performance Royalty Opposition Grows & "WRKO...The Launch"...
    After the White House endorsed a performance fee on radio, the National Association of Broadcasters fired off its answer to Washington. The NAB issued this statement: "This is hardly a new policy position from the White House. NAB remains unalterably…
    - 29 Mar 11, 5:52am -
  • ROI Still A Problem In Digital Ad Growth...
    Not having a tangible measurement for digital advertising remains the biggest obstacle to convincing local advertisers to pony up with digi-dollars. This has to have an effect on radio revenue growth. Advertisers are so used to ROI or return-on-inves…
    - 28 Mar 11, 6:08am -
  • Pandora Continues Its Online Dominance & "WRKO...The Launch"...
    (Weekend Edition)The new Ando Media Audio Top 20 Ranker for January has been released and Pandora continues its dominance. In the Domestic Ranker, based on Average Active Sessions (AAS), Pandora quadruples second place CBS Radio Inc. 522,330 to 103,2…
    - 26 Mar 11, 3:41pm -
  • Radio Remains The Greatest Influence On Music Listening & "WRKO...The Launch"...
    A new music study shows that 82% of those polled identified radio as having the greatest single influence on their music listening. This good news will be welcomed by an industry labeled as part of the "old media" that's losing its influence. The res…
    - 24 Mar 11, 6:27am -
  • There's More Than Stern's Lawsuit Brewing At Sirius XM & "WRKO...The Launch"...
    The Wall Street Journal is all over the Howard Stern Sues Sirius story. Shira Ovide writes in her Deal Journal blog that Howard's "production company is suing, claiming the satellite radio company has refused to pay stock awards it owes to him based…
    - 23 Mar 11, 1:01pm -
  • Arbitron Trumpets Radio Increases & "WRKO...The Launch"...
    I took one look at the USA Today headline and said "From your lips to God's ears." Even 1010 WINS New York talked about radio's "dramatic" increases. David Lieberman's headline set the tone for all this enthusiasm: In a renaissance for radio, more li…
    - 22 Mar 11, 5:52am -
  • Moving Radio Stations Online Is Not Working & "WRKO...The Launch"...
    Moving terrestrial radio stations online is not the answer as evidenced by the failure of KUSF, the University of San Francisco station that yanked the station off the air and on to the internet. When the station was sold, KUSF told their listeners t…
    - 21 Mar 11, 6:03am -
  • New Agency Head Says Radio Needs A Higher Profile & "WRKO...The Launch"...
    (Weekend Edition)Kantar Media may claim that radio's rate of recovery outpaced the rest of the media world in 2010 but new Katz Radio President Mark Gray says radio can do a lot better in selling itself. Marketing Pilgrim has posted a chart showing l…
    - 18 Mar 11, 8:34am -
  • FCC Aids Earthquake Relief Effort & "WRKO...The Launch"...
    (St. Patrick's Day Edition)FCC rules don't prohibit commercial stations from any sort of fund raising. Commercial stations could raise money for public broadcasting if they chose, although my guess is they probably wouldn't. Non-commercial stations c…
    - 17 Mar 11, 5:52am -
  • HD Radio Loses The Zune & "WRKO...The Launch"...
    HD Radio just lost a device it counted on to gain respectability and acceptance in its fight to gain a foothold in the market. Microsoft has announced it's canning Zune HD. Zune HD was the last completely new hardware model and was released in 2009.…
    - 16 Mar 11, 5:45am -
  • Now's The Time For Radio To Act & "WRKO...The Launch"...
    Radio should act quickly when events warrant action. Case in point: offering help to the victims of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The radio stations that jumped all over this quickly are the stations that are the leaders in their r…
    - 15 Mar 11, 5:55am -


AirCheckIt


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • WHAS AM Louisville Aircheck – Mandy Connell August 13th 2011
      WHAS AM LOUISVILE – MANDY CONNELL   (Break 1 – 00:00) Mandy seems pretty spot on starting her segment. First thing out of her mouth are the calls and immediately into more or less resetting the topic “we are talking about the embarrassment…
    - 17 Aug 12, 4:37pm -
  • Aircheck The Project Cincinnati 100.7 106.3 08-16-2012 2:30PM
      The Project 100.7/106.3 Cincinnati OK, here’s the new sign-on in Cincinnati, “The Project.” Kind of a cool name for an Alt station. I kind of like the music, but what the hell do I know about music. The entire hour scoped here is liners, swe…
    - 16 Aug 12, 5:12pm -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370

Olde Disk Jockey's Almanac


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • February 12, 2016

    February 12, 2016

    On this day in 1968 "Love Is Blue" by Paul Mauriat was the #1 song.How well do you know "The Greatest Music of All Time?"What’s the name of the actor/singer who appeared in motion pictures like “The Towering Inferno” and, while starring as a…
    - 23 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 3:00am -
  • February 11, 2016

    February 11, 2016

    On this day in 2002 "U Got It Bad" by Usher was the #1 song.How well do you know "The Greatest Music of All Time?"What’s the name of the Chicago vocal group that had more than 40 R&B hits in the 1970s, including two that crossed over to the pop c…
    - 2 days ago 11 Feb 16, 3:00am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370

Ron Jacobs Blog


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • GOING TO POT ... FINALLY?

    GOING TO POT ... FINALLY?

    Would you sign and support a petition demanding the legislature pass the proposed law (below) printed in today's Star-Advertiser? In 1964, federal judge Martin J. Pence sentenced me to five years in prison, suspended for 47 months, plus 30 days in t…
    - 19 Feb 15, 11:45am -
  • GOODBYE TO BLOGGER ... ALOHA FACEBOOK!

    GOODBYE TO BLOGGER ... ALOHA FACEBOOK!

    Brian von Ahsen photoSo … mucho, mega, mahalo to you commenting nahenahe on my Facebook posts. Overall, since writing and doing cartoons (!) for KA PUNAHOU in third grade, 1945 … I’ve reported, edited, journalized, ghost-written, scripted TV, p…
    - 4 Dec 14, 3:38pm -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • ALOHA, DEAR KLOHS FRIEND

    ALOHA, DEAR KLOHS FRIEND

    My soul brother, RON KLOHS, at the controls.With “Old Age” come the many changes from which we were bulletproof in our younger, buoyant, fearless days.  Starting in radio I was usually the fledgling rookie on the crews in which I toiled starting…
    - 6 Nov 14, 6:42pm -
  • OBAMA TOO SMART TO T.C.B.? -- ELECTION STUFF

    OBAMA TOO SMART TO T.C.B.? -- ELECTION STUFF

    Aloha on a late Midterm 2014 Election Eve, Hawaiian Standard Time. It's late.  Kindly click to tonight's Facebook page: OBAMA FROM THE INSIDE, HAWAII   Can Barack Obama work with a Republican Congress to get ANYTHING accomplished that he promise…
    - 5 Nov 14, 4:05am -
  • USE IT ... OR LOSE IT: November 4, 2014

    USE IT ... OR LOSE IT: November 4, 2014

    - 3 Nov 14, 4:53pm -
  • GLOAT: "WILDEST FINISH OF NFL SEASON"

    GLOAT: "WILDEST FINISH OF NFL SEASON"

    Posted by Michael David Smith on November 2, 2014, Pro Football TalkAPThe Rams’ defense was all over 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick today. And in the end, the Rams ripped the ball — and the game — from Kaepernick’s hands.With just secon…
    - 2 Nov 14, 9:03pm -
  • RJ BACK ON FACEBOOK (v 2.0)

    RJ BACK ON FACEBOOK (v 2.0)

    CAN WE BE FRIENDS?LEAVING FACEBOOK 8 YEARS AGO!FRIENDS SINCE HOLLYWOOD, 1960s
    - 2 Nov 14, 3:39pm -
  • ERUPTION REPORT FROM HAWAII ISLAND NEWSPAPER

    ERUPTION REPORT FROM HAWAII ISLAND NEWSPAPER

    POLICE IN PUNAD. Varez, Volcano, Hawaii, 2012*Lohi'au Puna i ke akua wahinePuna is retarted by the goddess. Refers to Pele, ruler of volcanoes.The lava flow she pours into the districtretard the work and progress of the people.'Olelo No'eau (1983)Ma…
    - 31 Oct 14, 2:47pm -
  • LAVA 150 YARDS AWAY!

    LAVA 150 YARDS AWAY!

    From the Omni-Talented MILLICENT CUMMINGS in PahoaIt's definitely a trip around these here parts!  Went to get my mail today and here's what I was met with on Post Office Road:  (Pele is only about 150 yards away right now).  Meanwhile, today was…
    - 30 Oct 14, 6:53pm -
  • MADAM PELE'S TRICK, NOT A TREAT

    MADAM PELE'S TRICK, NOT A TREAT

    OCTOBER 30, 2014 KILAUEA ERUPTION REPORTFrom HAWAII NEWS NOWHôpoe, ka wahine lewa i ke kai."Hôpoe, the woman who dances in the sea.Hôpoe was a dancer of Kea`au, Puna, in that long ago day when gods mingled with men. Because of her dancing and her…
    - 30 Oct 14, 4:05pm -
  • THANKS SO MUCH FOR REMEMBERING 50 YEARS AGO!

    THANKS SO MUCH FOR REMEMBERING 50 YEARS AGO!

    Bill Drake's only KHJ interview, conducted by Ron Jacobs,Candy Canyon Lounge, Woodland Hills, CA, June 1999Amazon e-book transcript of entire interviewBefore being appointed Program Director of KHJ-Los Angeles in 1965 to kick off Boss Radio with Bill…
    - 29 Oct 14, 5:06pm -
  • USC ATHLETES NOT SCHOLARS OF FOOTBALL

    USC ATHLETES NOT SCHOLARS OF FOOTBALL

    USC: Weird start to lousy end in 24-21 loss “It started with the second play of the game,” (USC coach) Steve Sarkisian said.“I've never seen it happen before.”Los Angeles Times autopsy:U S C = UNLIMITED STUPID CHAOSSee the glorious USC che…
    - 26 Oct 14, 3:27pm -
  • I LOVE "MY" HAWAII

    I LOVE "MY" HAWAII

    Marilyn Monroe arrives at erstwhile Honolulu International Airport I was born and raised in Waikiki. (RJ bio)1954 was the year after I received my FCC Third Class operator’s license. I was a 16-year-old high school dropout.  I know much, much ab…
    - 20 Oct 14, 3:08pm -
  • R.I.P. DEAR BROTHER JULIAN ... HOʻOMAIKAʻI

    R.I.P. DEAR BROTHER JULIAN ... HOʻOMAIKAʻI

    Julian Matthew Kaonohiulaokalani Hakoekoekalani Napuaikahikinaakalaikumukahi Keonehaliiokalaninuikalani Kamehamehakanaiaupuniohawaii1950-2014 Julian was a classmate of my KKUA newsperson, the great Keala Kai (Judy Mugford), Kamehameha School c…
    - 2 Oct 14, 11:01am -
  • GONE FISHING ... WEEKEND TV BEST

    GONE FISHING ... WEEKEND TV BEST

    PLEASE CHECK BACK LATERWEEKEND BEST ON TV ...SATURDAY 9/27: GWEN STEFANI AND NO DOUBT AT THE GLOBAL CITIZENS FESTIVAL IN CENTRAL PARKSUNDAY 9/28: J. J. WATT'S 80 YARD PICK SIX IS MARGIN OF HOUSTON TEXAN'S VICTORY OVER BUFFALO 23-17 
    - 28 Sep 14, 4:55pm -
  • RAM'S COACH JEFF FISHER'S UNDERWEAR

    RAM'S COACH JEFF FISHER'S UNDERWEAR

    I BLAME RAMS COACH JEFF FISHER FOR ESCHEWING A FIELD GOAL THAT MIGHT HAVE RESULTED IN A TIE AND INTO OVERTIMEIT WAS A CALL MADE IN RESPONSE TO CRITICISMOF THE ST. LOUIS OFFENSE AS "PUSSIES"THE RAMS BLEW THE "MACHO" CALL IN LIEU OF AN EASY 3-POINT FI…
    - 22 Sep 14, 1:16am -
  • WHY HAWAII DESERVES AN NFL TEAM

    WHY HAWAII DESERVES AN NFL TEAM

    The following stories appeared in Honolulu's (only) daily newspaper ... Waikiki man charged in sexual assault of tourist Papakolea man charged with sexually assaulting girl, 13 Woman kidnapped, sexually assaulted in Waikiki hotel Man charged wit…
    - 20 Sep 14, 12:11am -
  • "NEW" 93/KHJ BOSS RADIO STUFF

    "NEW" 93/KHJ BOSS RADIO STUFF

    IT STARTED 50 YEARS AGO, ALMOSThttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CpAt-KgBCA&feature=youtu.be The man who named it BOSS ...http://tinyurl.com/oguvj9pFrom garbage to archival ... http://00individual.wordpress.com/2014/02/19/1960s-and-1970s-culture-arc…
    - 18 Sep 14, 5:24pm -
  • 49ERS WINLESS IN NEW STADIUM :)

    49ERS WINLESS IN NEW STADIUM :)

    NFC WESTARIZONA 2-0ST. LOUIS 1-1SEATTLE  1-1FRISCO     1-149ERS PLAY TIGHTER THAN NEW PAIR OF LEVIS ...http://tinyurl.com/obh2ocw
    - 15 Sep 14, 1:22am -
  • OBAMA'S FLIP-FLOPS

    OBAMA'S FLIP-FLOPS

    Obama flip-flops down Young Street, 2008For those who are unaware—which is the vast majority of you reading this—I was the first person, born and raised in Hawaii like Barack Obama, to publish a biography of him back in 2008.  It is OBAMALAND: W…
    - 14 Sep 14, 6:26pm -
  • FIGHT ON !!!

    FIGHT ON !!!

    Commander Chuck Street points to "My Seat" in the LA Memorial ColiseumCONGRATS TO MY SOUTHERN CALIFORNIAFRIENDS AND TROJAN FANS.WAY TO SOCK IT TOSTANFORD 13-10THANKS TO THEIR DUMB MISTAKES.HOORAY FOR HOLLYWOOD !!!ALOHA, TODD !!!
    - 7 Sep 14, 3:19am -
  • A GENUINE "SULLIVAN O'CONNER" SPIFF

    A GENUINE "SULLIVAN O'CONNER" SPIFF

         ENCORES(For The Four Beeps & A Bop) Sully remembered hearing, on some place like Public Radio, that there have been merely three encores in the history of the Metropolitan Opera since it first began in with its debut performance, Gounod’s…
    - 6 Sep 14, 10:35am -
  • 2014 ANNUAL RAMS PRESEASON CONFESSIONAL

    2014 ANNUAL RAMS PRESEASON CONFESSIONAL

    Why Whodaguy's 49th Yearaddiction to the same NFL team?Click for many disquieting details ... http://tinyurl.com/o9pdtx6For Bill Kelly, Peter Gardiner, Cass Elliott, Chuck Stein, Ray Jacobs, Milo Perichitch & Mitch FisherSt. Louis QB Sam Bradford r…
    - 19 Aug 14, 2:33am -
  • THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN ST. LOUIS?

    THE MOST DANGEROUS MAN IN ST. LOUIS?

      Get Away From Him! Saturday,  August 16, 2014  -  3:00 pmhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FH-WEsjbFhAFINAL HAWAII U.S. SENATE ELECTION RESULTSTo be posted at 7:00 pm HST (estimated)http://www.staradvertiser.com
    - 15 Aug 14, 6:12am -
  • HOT LINKS: KEONEPOKO, KEITH OLBERMANN RANT, ROBIN WILLIAMS DOLPHINS

    HOT LINKS: KEONEPOKO, KEITH OLBERMANN RANT, ROBIN WILLIAMS DOLPHINS

     ISOLATED BY HURRICANE ISELLE,SMALL HAWAII ISLAND VILLAGE COULDDETERMINE 10% OF NEXT U.S. SENATE http://tinyurl.com/lbv9pfqFriday’s Primary Election will be held in Keonepoko. Residents of Punawill be voting - if the roads are clear of Hurricane…
    - 12 Aug 14, 3:18pm -

Broadcast Dialogue


Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370

airchexx


Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370

Format Change Archive


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • 103.5 WYNY Becomes Dance CHR WKTU
    Previous Format: Country WYNY New Format: Rhythmic CHR WKTU Date & Time Of Change: February 10, 1996 It would be hard to imagine a need for a CHR station in New York. For decades WABC and later Z100 would play all the hits in America’s biggest mark…
    - 3 days ago 10 Feb 16, 11:00am -
  • KYNW Becomes Alt 102.9
    Previous Format: Hot AC “Now 102.9” KYNW New Format: Alternative “Alt 102.9” KFOO Date & Time Of Change: January 19, 2016 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: KUBE Moves To 104.9, Power 93.3 Seattle Debuts
    - 5 days ago 8 Feb 16, 12:30pm -
  • WTZB Becomes Z105
    Previous Format: Active Rock “105.9 The Buzz” New Format: Classic Rock “Z105” Date & Time Of Change: February 1, 2016 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia
    - 12 days ago 1 Feb 16, 11:00am -
  • KTXR Becomes The Outlaw
    Previous Format: AC “101.3 KTXR” New Format: Country “101.3 The Outlaw” Date & Time Of Change: November 2, 2015 at 12:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia
    - 19 days ago 25 Jan 16, 10:00am -
  • Power 93.3 Seattle Debuts
    Previous Format: Rhythmic CHR “KUBE 93” (Moved To 104.9) New Format: CHR “Power 93.3” KPWK Date & Time Of Change: January 19, 2016 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Related Changes: KUBE Moves To 104.9, KYNW Becomes Alt 102.9
    - 24 days ago 20 Jan 16, 10:00am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Go 95.3 Debuts
    Previous Format: Christian AC “Praise 95.3” KNOF New Format: Urban “Go 95.3” KZGO Date & Time Of Change: January 5, 2016 at 3:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia
    - 29 days ago 15 Jan 16, 10:00am -
  • KTFM Relaunches As Energy 94.1
    Previous Format: Rhythmic CHR “94.1 KTFM” (Stunting as “94.1 The Taco“) New Format: Rhythmic CHR “Energy 94.1” Date & Time Of Change: January 7, 2016 at 5:00pm More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia
    - 30 days ago 14 Jan 16, 10:00am -
  • KQOB Becomes Fun 96.9
    Previous Format: Classic Rock “Classic Rock 96.9” New Format: Classic Hits “Fun 96.9” Date & Time Of Change: December 28, 2015 at 6:00am More Info: RadioInsight, Wikipedia Aircheck Contributed by Justin Hogan
    - 32 days ago 12 Jan 16, 10:00am -
  • Alt 99.5 Debuts
    Previous Format: Not On Air New Format: Alternative “Alt 99.5” Date & Time Of Change: September 22, 2015 at 12:00pm More Info: RadioInsight
    - 33 days ago 11 Jan 16, 10:00am -
  • Now 92.9 Becomes The Edge
    Previous Format: CHR “Now 92.9” New Format: Alternative “92.9 The Edge” Date & Time Of Change: December 23, 2015 at 5:00pm More Info: RadioInsight
    - 36 days ago 8 Jan 16, 10:00am -

The Randy Lane Company


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • How to Interview like the Best
    As a Randy Lane Company client, you will gain access to the largest storehouse of information available anywhere on talent development and performance, personality branding and the creative process. The Vault is loaded with information and insights r…
    - 5 days ago 7 Feb 16, 4:18pm -
  • How to Interview like the Best
    When you make it to a big market as a broadcaster, one of the most thrilling perks is the opportunity to speak with famous people on the air. When someone asks if you want to speak to Chris Rock, who would say no? However, I once heard Chris Rock do…
    - 5 days ago 7 Feb 16, 3:59pm -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • You Can Communicate like Donald Trump
    The Donald Trump Show is a hit. You may or may not like what he says (disclaimer for the record: I don’t) but as I follow his campaign, I’ve noticed that Trump is practicing some powerful communication strategies. If you were running for office,…
    - 13 days ago 30 Jan 16, 6:29pm -
  • You Can Communicate like Donald Trump
    As a Randy Lane Company client, you will gain access to the largest storehouse of information available anywhere on talent development and performance, personality branding and the creative process. The Vault is loaded with information and insights r…
    - 13 days ago 30 Jan 16, 6:26pm -
  • Delivering a Captivating Presentation
    As a Randy Lane Company client, you will gain access to the largest storehouse of information available anywhere on talent development and performance, personality branding and the creative process. The Vault is loaded with information and insights r…
    - 20 days ago 23 Jan 16, 6:16pm -
  • Delivering a Captivating Presentation
    This world belongs to the enthusiastic. – Ralph Waldo Emerson The most important point in delivering a presentation is: speak from your heart with natural enthusiasm and your audience will remember you and gain from your messages. RLC communication…
    - 20 days ago 23 Jan 16, 6:00pm -
  • The Three Building Blocks of Public Speaking
    “According to most studies, people’s number one fear is public speaking. Death is number two. That means that if you go to a funeral, you’re better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.” – Jerry Seinfeld Whether you’re on the air or i…
    - 26 days ago 17 Jan 16, 5:57pm -
  • The Three Building Blocks of Public Speaking
    As a Randy Lane Company client, you will gain access to the largest storehouse of information available anywhere on talent development and performance, personality branding and the creative process. The Vault is loaded with information and insights r…
    - 27 days ago 16 Jan 16, 6:05pm -
  • 3 Tips on Taking (or Not Taking) a Job
    As a Randy Lane Company client, you will gain access to the largest storehouse of information available anywhere on talent development and performance, personality branding and the creative process. The Vault is loaded with information and insights r…
    - 34 days ago 9 Jan 16, 8:44pm -
  • 3 Tips on Taking (or Not Taking) a Job
    3 Tips on Taking (or Not Taking) a Job By Jeff McHugh Psychiatrist Sigmund Freud once said, “all behavior has meaning.” I wish I had kept that little nugget in mind as I once flew to an interview with the CEO of a large media company. After coord…
    - 34 days ago 9 Jan 16, 8:00pm -

Inside Music Media


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • David Field: Entercom Sucks Less
    Read the full article now. Free samples of our work here. Scroll through my previous stories list here. 7 weeks until my New Radio Conference April 6th in Philadelphia. Reserve your seat or learn more here. Report Newstips confidentially in our Witne…
    - 1 day ago 11 Feb 16, 10:35pm -
  • Solutions To Radio’s 15 Biggest Problems
    Not Enough Millennial Listeners Fixing Morning Drive What To Do With 7pm-5am Making Significantly More Money From Digital Competing Against Rate Droppers Understanding Gender Neutrality Changing The Way Radio Talks To Younger Listeners To Podcast Or…
    - 1 day ago 11 Feb 16, 10:34pm -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • iHeart’s Next Employee Realignment
    Read the full article now. Free samples of our work here. Scroll through my previous stories list here. If you’re planning on attending my New Radio Conference April 6th in Philadelphia, there is a $200 savings off the regular rate today. Reserve y…
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 10:42pm -
  • Millennials Unleashed in New Hampshire
    How fascinating is it to watch the decline of the establishment? On both sides of the presidential primaries, outsiders are now in. Insiders are out and very few people even understand what forces are really at work. It’s like radio. Those damn Mil…
    - 2 days ago 10 Feb 16, 10:41pm -
  • CBS In Big Trouble
    Read the full article now. Free samples of our work here. Scroll through my previous stories list here. Reserve your seat at the April 6 New Radio Conference here. Innovate & reinvent. Report Newstips confidentially in our Witness Protection Program…
    - 3 days ago 9 Feb 16, 10:34pm -
  • Secret iHeart Force Reduction Move
    Read the full article now. Free samples of our work here. Scroll through my previous stories list here. If you’ve been thinking of attending my New Radio Conference, time to reserve a seat for my April 6, 2016 here. Thanks to the independent groups…
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 10:38pm -
  • The Format That Can Save Radio
    Face it. Radio thinks that a format change, adjustment, new digital or social presence or something they add to what they are doing now will make the industry relevant again. Nothing that radio can do that it has done before will work now. Let’s do…
    - 4 days ago 8 Feb 16, 10:37pm -
  • Lenders Snag iHeart
    Read the full article now. Free samples of our work here. Scroll through my previous stories list here. Reserve April 6, 2016 so you can attend my next New Radio Conference here. Less than two months from now. Report Newstips confidentially in our Wi…
    - 5 days ago 7 Feb 16, 10:36pm -
  • Bernie Vs. Hillary
    You can learn a lot about radio when you look elsewhere. When Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders debated last Thursday night, they spoke volumes in their own way about what is wrong with traditional media and why Millennial audiences are not understo…
    - 5 days ago 7 Feb 16, 10:35pm -
  • Cumulus Scandal Over Inappropriate Relationships
    Read the full article now. Free samples of our work here. Scroll through my previous stories list here. Please reserve April 6, 2016 so you can attend my next New Radio Conference here. Two months from now. Report Newstips confidentially in our Witne…
    - 8 days ago 4 Feb 16, 10:36pm -

Jim Walsh


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • Gimme A Ticket For An Aeroplane...
    R.I.P. Alex Chilton...
    - 18 Mar 10, 5:38am -
  • Books: Abe, Bennie, George and the (phony) Protocols
    For you pre-McLuhanites out there who still read books, here are a some recommendations: Lincoln's Melancholy, a study of how Honest Abe struggled with depression, and used it to his advantage; Voodoo Histories, an analysis of conspiracy theories; an…
    - 15 Mar 10, 9:56pm -
  • The Past and Future of Talk
    I continue to be amazed and delighted at some of the lively dialogue I read on Twitter, Facebook, etc. Meanwhile, talk radio continues to bore and disgust me (like those two talentless douchebags I heard tonight on a certain Detroit station) with th…
    - 20 Feb 10, 2:54am -
  • The Question Man
    If you want a reasonable idea of where spoken-word radio is headed, check out the All Access "Ten Questions" segment with my consultant pal Holland Cooke...
    - 19 Feb 10, 1:54pm -
  • Jim's Gratuitous Self-Promotion of the Week
    Talks are underway to put your humble and loving narrator back on the "air" (i.e. internet), at least on a part-time basis. Cross your fingers and stay tuned...
    - 18 Jan 10, 8:14pm -
  • Death of a DJ
    Another passing of significance (well, for me, anyway): George Michael (no relation to the Wham! guy). Among the last of the great night-time DJs of the "Boss Radio" era, George is best remembered in the radio biz for his work at WFIL in Philly. He…
    - 26 Dec 09, 7:58pm -
  • And Up Yours, Tiny Tim...
    HAPPY HOLIDAYS!There, I've said it - Happy Holidays, not Merry Frickin' Christmas. God forbid we should acknowledge that not everyone is an enlightened Christian like some of you seem to think you are.So...HAPPY GODDAMN HOLIDAYS. Deal with it...
    - 6 Dec 09, 12:07am -
  • Dump The Hump
    Forget about politics. The real story here is how in today's economy, with the radio industry on life support, the best they can apparently offer is a guy like Rusty Humphries...
    - 4 Dec 09, 6:09am -
  • Spoiler Alert: he goes to hell...
    Last night on TCM (I think) it was Richard Burton, chewing the infernal scenery through his trippy sixties version of Faustus. Watching, I was struck by two thoughts: 1) How great Liz looked, given how little she actually had to do and 2) How in he…
    - 29 Nov 09, 10:16pm -
  • Another Reason I Get Hate Mail, dept.
    Do me a favor: if I'm ever murdered, do NOT let them put it on Americas Most Wanted. Surely I can't be the only person on the planet who thinks John Walsh is a self-aggrandizing asshole.(Actually, I know for a fact I'm not)...
    - 8 Nov 09, 2:05am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • It Is Ballooooooooooon!
    I think I know where that kid in Colorado got the idea...
    - 17 Oct 09, 7:31pm -
  • Radio: Back To The Future?
    Radio and New Media guy Jerry Del Colliano suggests in his latest e-column that the radio industry could, just maybe, be “saved” if the FCC would turn back to “increased and renewed involvement* by the FCC -- basic regulation”…They might as…
    - 14 Sep 09, 1:32am -
  • People Who Died, Redux
    R.I.P. Jim Carroll...
    - 13 Sep 09, 9:36pm -
  • The Man Who Fed The World
    R.I.P. Norman Borlaug...
    - 13 Sep 09, 12:41am -
  • Another (Not So) Modest Proposal...
    I propose we replace the term "czar" with "despot"; after all, it means the same thing (check your thesaurus), and it's a much more accurate description of the job: Drug despot, green jobs despot, etc...
    - 13 Sep 09, 12:39am -
  • Well dammit, I suppose I should say SOMETHING nice about the bastard, dept.
    Give credit where it's due: on two of my pet issues, immigration reform, and separation of church and state, Teddy Kennedy was on the side of the good guys...
    - 29 Aug 09, 5:10pm -
  • Hope That's Not An Oncoming Train...
    After a long, dry spell, I've recently received a number of inquiries from radio stations expressing interest in discussing "future employment possibilities." The latest, from a market in the Northwest, came Friday. Economically speaking, the worst…
    - 23 Aug 09, 11:46pm -
  • Oh, What A Night
    Sad to report John E. Carter of the Dells has passed on. Stylistically, the Dells were the "missing link" twixt doo-wop and Chicago soul. These guys were true groundbreakers.Here's a sampling of Carter with the Dells and the early Flamingos.
    - 22 Aug 09, 4:50pm -
  • Charging the Gates (down the highway of Good Intentions)
    Indiana attorney Joshua Claybourn (along with Reason's Jacob Sullum) make an excellent point about the Henry Louis Gates affair: it's not about race or abuse of power per se, but the dangers inherent in badly-written law.Gates conducted himself like…
    - 26 Jul 09, 12:03am -
  • Palin Rider, or: Shut Up, He Explained...
    More than ever before, David Letterman is my hero. The whole Bristol Palin flap is nothing less than a stroke of self-promotional genius. And make no mistake about it – the governor of Alaska and her wacky family are in on the fix.Letterman gets a…
    - 18 Jul 09, 12:53am -
  • Walter Cronkite, R.I.P.
    In honor of Uncle Walter's passing, here is what many consider his finest hour......and a somewhat curiouser take on his legacy...
    - 18 Jul 09, 12:40am -
  • Aaahhhhhhhhhhh Shad-aaaaaaaaaaaaap...
    I wonder what MJ's kids thought of Rep. Peter King's comments. Jacko is beyond reach; it's his kids who will suffer for this. King is a bully and a buffoon and should shove his self-promoting posturing where the proverbial sun don't shine...(Aside fr…
    - 11 Jul 09, 4:14pm -
  • Radio: The Last Moonwalk
    In the summer of 1977, I was a college student preparing for a career in broadcasting. One afternoon in August, I heard the news (through word-of-mouth) that iconic entertainer Elvis Presley had died. I immediately drove to my local Top-Forty radio s…
    - 29 Jun 09, 12:58am -
  • Back on the Air
    Your humble and loving narrator will be filling in on WDAY/Fargo Monday 5/8 noon to three, Central.It's my first time on the air in several years. Should be interesting...
    - 8 May 09, 9:28pm -
  • Bordering on Idiocy
    The Seal-the-Borders crowd is at it again; this time trying to tie in the Swine Flu scare with the little brown ones comin' over the border. For the straight story on this issue, go here and here...And if you think these clowns are not spewing race-…
    - 1 May 09, 7:40pm -

Media Confidential


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • DC Radio: Jason Kidd Joins WRQX For PM Drive

    DC Radio: Jason Kidd Joins WRQX For PM Drive

    Jason KiddCumulus Media announces that it has appointed 25-year radio veteran Jason Kidd as afternoon drive personality for Washington, D.C.’s WRQX 107.3 FM.Kidd debuts on MIX 107.3 on Monday, February 15, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Kidd joins Cum…
    - 13 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 1:00pm -
  • MTV Reboots Starting With News

    MTV Reboots Starting With News

    MTV, looking to reclaim the grip it held on youth culture with personalities like correspondent Kurt Loder, has hired several journalists, including veterans from Grantland and the New Republic, to reinvigorate the Viacom cable network's news organiz…
    - 13 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 12:58pm -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • The Coming Political Boom For Radio

    The Coming Political Boom For Radio

    Radio’s role during election season is usually serving as a destination for those non-political advertisers who have been squeezed off of local TV by the deluge of political ads that land just before voters head to the polls.And this year radio wil…
    - 13 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 12:42pm -
  • SiriusXM-Canada Planning To Go Private

    SiriusXM-Canada Planning To Go Private

    Owners of SiriusXM-Canada (XSR.TO) are planning to take the company private in a deal that would value the satellite radio provider at close to $750 million, according to a source familiar with the proposed transaction, the Globe & Mail reported.The…
    - 13 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 12:42pm -
  • CBS Shows Profit, Shares Slip, Radio Off 5 Percent

    CBS Shows Profit, Shares Slip, Radio Off 5 Percent

    (Reuters) -- CBS Corp profit rose in line with Wall Street expectations on Thursday as the media company reported a bump in network advertising and said international sales of its television shows were strong.Still, shares fell 1.4 percent to $42.95…
    - 15 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 10:35am -
  • ESPN-W Re-Signs Kate Fagan To Multi-Year Deal

    ESPN-W Re-Signs Kate Fagan To Multi-Year Deal

    Kate FaganespnW has re-signed versatile writer and commentator Kate Fagan to a new multiyear agreement, which will keep yet another of the brand’s core voices in its ranks. Fagan will continue in her role as a featured reporter and columnist for es…
    - 17 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 9:26am -
  • Indy Radio: Morning Show Wars Flare-Up

    Indy Radio: Morning Show Wars Flare-Up

    Kristi and BobBig changes for "The Bob & Tom Show" recently arrived in two jolts. A surprise came in November when 65-year-old co-founder Bob Kevoian announced he would retire at the end of the year. A shock followed two months later when news direct…
    - 17 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 9:13am -
  • Trump, Univision Settle $500M Lawsuit

    Trump, Univision Settle $500M Lawsuit

    (Reuter) -- Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Thursday he has settled a $500 million lawsuit against Spanish-language television network Univision over its decision not to broadcast the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants.Th…
    - 17 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 9:02am -
  • Toronto Radio: Ghomeshi Trial Ends, Defense Cites 'Lies"

    Toronto Radio: Ghomeshi Trial Ends, Defense Cites 'Lies"

    Jian Ghomeshi and his attorney Marie HeneinThe defense and Crown have wrapped up their cases in the Jian Ghomeshi sexual assault trial in Toronto, with the judge's decision expected to come on March 24The inconsistencies and lies of the three complai…
    - 18 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 8:32am -
  • Nielsen Reports Increase In Profit

    Nielsen Reports Increase In Profit

    Media-ratings firm Nielsen NV increased its fourth-quarter profit as customers began to adapt its new tools for measuring digital viewership. Results were above analysts' expectations. Nielsen has been under fire from some networks for a methodology…
    - 19 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 6:52am -
  • Pandora Reports Active Users Slips

    Pandora Reports Active Users Slips

    Pandora Media Inc. reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results after markets closed Thursday.For the quarter, Pandora reported 81.1 million active users at the end of December 2015 compared with 81.5 million at the end of 2014. Listener hours…
    - 19 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 6:37am -
  • February 12 Radio History

    February 12 Radio History

    In 1904...Radio, TV host Ted Mack was born William Edward Maguiness in Greeley Colorado.Mack succeeded Major Bowes as host of The Original Amateur Hour for the period 1948-52 on radio, and until 1970 on TV.  His discoveries include Gladys Knight, Pa…
    - 20 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 6:02am -
  • Cruz Pulls Political Ad Featuring Soft Porn Actress

    Cruz Pulls Political Ad Featuring Soft Porn Actress

    Amy LindsayTed Cruz wound up red-faced after he inadvertently cast a former porn star in one of his political ads, it was reported Thursday.The Republican Texas senator — who has heavily courted the religious right during his run for the White Hous…
    - 21 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 5:13am -
  • Clinton, Sanders Vie For Minority Votes

    Clinton, Sanders Vie For Minority Votes

    by John WhitesidesDemocratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clashed sharply in a debate on Thursday over their support for President Barack Obama, with Sanders accusing Clinton of "a low blow" after she compared him to Rep…
    - 21 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 4:54am -
  • R.I.P.: Indy Sports Voice Chuck Marlowe

    R.I.P.: Indy Sports Voice Chuck Marlowe

    Chuck MarloweChuck Marlowe, a longtime Indianapolis sportscaster best known as the host of "The Bob Knight Show," which ran weekly for 29 years, died early Thursday at age 86, his son John Marlowe confirmed.The Indy Star reports Marlowe had been suff…
    - 21 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 4:39am -
  • Chicago Radio: Piolin Returns on 97.5 Poder FM

    Chicago Radio: Piolin Returns on 97.5 Poder FM

    W248BB 97.5 PODER FM listeners will wake up to a familiar and much-loved voice with the return of Radio Hall of Famer “Piolín” to Chicago radio beginning Monday, February 15, 2016, from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Noon.El Show de Piolin morning show fe…
    - 22 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 4:33am -
  • R.I.P.: KBCE, KMXH Personality Roosevelt Polk

    R.I.P.: KBCE, KMXH Personality Roosevelt Polk

    Roosevelt PolkRoosevelt Polk, best known as 'RJ the Bad Boy', died Wednesday. He was an on-air staff at HipHop KBCE 102.3 FM  and Urban KMXH MIX 93.9 FM in Alexandria, LA.He started at 102.3 in 1988, and later became a host on MIX 93's 'Southern Sou…
    - 22 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 4:04am -
  • Augusta ME Radio: WMME Morning Host Jon James Retires

    Augusta ME Radio: WMME Morning Host Jon James Retires

    Jon James gets up at 3:30 a.m. each workday and is on the air at WMME 92.3 FM Moose 90 minutes later. After more than 25 years, he’ll do that for the final time on Friday.“I wanted it to be meaningful when I left, and I wanted to go out on my own…
    - 22 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 3:54am -
  • Entercom Q4 Reports 16 Percent Revenue Increase

    Entercom Q4 Reports 16 Percent Revenue Increase

    Entercom Communications Corp. Thursday reported financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2015.Fourth Quarter HighlightsNet revenues for the quarter increased 16% to $117.7 millionStation expenses increased 21% to $76.7 millionStation oper…
    - 22 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 3:38am -
  • Boston Radio: JW Willis & Lori OUT At WKLB

    Boston Radio: JW Willis & Lori OUT At WKLB

    Longtime Greater Media Country Country WKLB 102.5 FM has part4d company with the morning duo JW Willis & Lori Grande, known as JW & Lori left the station Thursday/Greater Media/Boston VP/Market Manager Mary Menna released this statement: “We are gr…
    - 23 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 3:07am -
  • Peoria Radio: WXCL Raises $60K+ For St. Jude

    Peoria Radio: WXCL Raises $60K+ For St. Jude

    John and JaymieAlpha Media, Peoria’s WXCL 104.9 FM The Wolf  announced that John and Jaymie’s St. Jude Radiothon raised $64,881 and brought in 127 new Partners In Hope.This was the 26th year of John and Jaymie’s Radiothon for St. Jude. By usin…
    - 23 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 2:55am -
  • Detroit Radio: Sports 105.1 FM Adding Live Morning Show

    Detroit Radio: Sports 105.1 FM Adding Live Morning Show

    Greater Media/Detroit has announced Sean Baligian, Tom Mazawey & Marc Fellhauer have been named as the new local morning show from 6-10a on Detroit Sports WMGC 105.1 FM.The trio, who can currently be heard on the station from noon-3pm, will begin the…
    - 23 hours ago 12 Feb 16, 2:50am -
  • Westwood One Rewards Mark Levin With 'Lifetime' Extension

    Westwood One Rewards Mark Levin With 'Lifetime' Extension

    Westwood One announces that Mark Levin will continue his eponymous talk show for many years to come, as The Mark Levin Show has now been extended through 2025. Levin, one of the most important, popular, and trusted voices in radio, is always at the t…
    - 2 days ago 11 Feb 16, 12:01pm -
  • UMG Exec: Country Radio Still Strong

    UMG Exec: Country Radio Still Strong

    Mike DunganUniversal Music Group Nashville CEO and Chairman Mike Dungan first joined the Country Radio Seminar board of directors 15 years ago, thinking he’d serve for a year or two and then step off.Dungan, who was running newcomer Capitol Nashvil…
    - 2 days ago 11 Feb 16, 3:46am -
  • Twitter Disappoints Investors

    Twitter Disappoints Investors

    (Reuters) -- Twitter Inc reported its first quarter with no growth in users since it went public, stoking fresh concerns on how long it will take for the company to reverse the trend.The stalled growth in the average number of active monthly users ca…
    - 2 days ago 11 Feb 16, 3:26am -

The Radio Agency


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • WHY I SECOND-GUESS MYSELF FOUR TIMES

    WHY I SECOND-GUESS MYSELF FOUR TIMES

      I recently calculated that I’ve written over 3,000 radio commercials over the course my career in radio advertising. So why do I hire four writers – in addition to myself – to write for every one of our agency clients? Because as well as I t…
    - 1 Sep 15, 6:46am -
  • WHO SEES DIGITAL ADS?

    WHO SEES DIGITAL ADS?

    The Who is one my all-time favorite rock bands. “My Generation” grew up with so many favorites: songs, bands, radio stations, TV shows, and of course, magazines. The amount of advertising we were exposed to was remarkable. And thinking back, it w…
    - 18 Aug 15, 6:23am -

Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • ART BELL MIGHT JUST RE-RE-INVENT RADIO

    ART BELL MIGHT JUST RE-RE-INVENT RADIO

    The man who redefined late night radio might once again change the way AM/FM radio stations receive programming – this time, from the Internet. Art Bell has just returned to radio, delivering the latest incarnation of his late night talk program vi…
    - 4 Aug 15, 6:48am -
  • The Power of Personalities

    The Power of Personalities

    We contacted sales managers at radio stations all across America and asked for their secret weapons.  We asked, “What’s the one marketing tool that advertisers on your station underuse?”  Where are people having success that more advertisers…
    - 21 Jul 15, 6:31pm -
  • IT’S YOUR FIRST DAY ON THE AIR. COME IN OFF THE LEDGE.

    IT’S YOUR FIRST DAY ON THE AIR.   COME IN OFF THE LEDGE.

    Don’t panic.  Don’t jump.  Don’t freak out because the phones aren’t ringing, because your website didn’t blow up or that your friends haven’t stopped to tell you how great your commercial sounds. It’s your first day on the air.  Her…
    - 7 Jul 15, 4:07pm -
  • A 20-SOMETHING VIEW OF RADIO

    A 20-SOMETHING VIEW OF RADIO

    Hello world! My name is Jordan and I’m a rising college senior interning this summer at The Radio Agency. As someone who has grown up during the many different shifts that radio has gone through, I thought it would be interesting to see what others…
    - 23 Jun 15, 6:13am -
  • AUTO DEALERS WASTE MILLIONS TO BRAG

    AUTO DEALERS WASTE MILLIONS TO BRAG

          “We’re the tri-state area’s Number One sales leader” I’m very happy for you.  Now how does that benefit me? ”No one sells more Toyotas than we do!” Again, please stop chest-thumping and tell me why I should care. “We won’t…
    - 9 Jun 15, 6:34am -
  • All Roads Lead to Radio

    All Roads Lead to Radio

    Many still view radio advertising as an all or nothing proposition. They can’t figure out how to make it fit all their unique needs. Here’s a bit of a road map to help you navigate the audio landscape in 2015: • Myth #1: I’m a small business,…
    - 26 May 15, 5:55am -
  • GOODBYE GROOVESHARK. HELLO GROOVESHARK CLONE?

    GOODBYE GROOVESHARK.  HELLO GROOVESHARK CLONE?

    Before Internet music jukebox Grooveshark shut down on April 30th, many insiders who wondered how this “listen to whatever you want” music service could stay in business. The answer was they couldn’t. For years, Grooveshark visitors could simpl…
    - 12 May 15, 7:24am -
  • The Man Who Saved Radio

    The Man Who Saved Radio

    Chris McCoy is the morning man on WMGQ-FM in New Brunswick, NJ, a suburban New York City radio station 30 miles south of Manhattan.   He rises well before dawn and makes the 70-mile trek from his South Jersey home to the WMGQ control room through u…
    - 28 Apr 15, 4:39pm -

Music Row


Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370

Radio and Music


    Warning: /nfs/c05/h02/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/cache is not writeable. Make sure you've set the correct relative or absolute path, and that the location is server-writable. in /nfs/c05/h04/mnt/73708/domains/radionx.com/html/wp-content/themes/onenewspremium/includes/simplepie.inc on line 1370
  • !Kryptos' fourth studio album to be out soon
    MUMBAI: Earlier this week, Bangalore based old school metal veterans Kryptos announced through their Facebook page that they have begun recording their upcoming 4th studio album.
    - 1 hour ago 13 Feb 16, 12:50am -
  • !Bieber is not my boyfriend: Hailey Baldwin
    MUMBAI: Model Hailey Baldwin, who is rumoured to be in a relationship with Justin Bieber, has set the record straight stating that the singer is “not my boyfriend”.The 19-year-old has shut down rumours of a possible link up.“He’s not my boy…
    - 1 hour ago 13 Feb 16, 12:38am -