Radio News for Monday 10-27-2008

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

News & PR

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

Public & Educational

Streaming & Tech

Radio News International:

Radio & Records

  • Westwood One Retools
  • Interep Filing For Ch. 7 Bankruptcy Liquidation
  • Analyst Boyle Sees 9% Decline In Q4
  • Rogers, Hughes Promoted At CBS/D.C.
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: 12-12-12 Rule: Advent Of Media Consolidation?
  • Pros On The Loose
  • Pros On The Loose – No. 2
  • Ready To Post?
  • Jennifer Hudson’s Mother & Brother Murdered
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 24, 2008
  • Syndication Scorecard: Oct. 24, 2008
  • EMI Posts Huge Loss
  • Cumulus Cutbacks Begin
  • KFAN Fires Dubay
  • Updated: Thompson Named VP At Bad Boy
  • KDKA/Pittsburgh Gets An Assist From Mason
  • Nelson Resigns From WMG Board

All Access

  • Despite Chapter 7, Interep’s Doors Open Today
  • Jim Boyle: No Good News For Q4
  • Rogers, Hughes Upped At CBS/D.C.
  • Do Labels Want Out Of Artist Management?
  • LMA Over, Chapter 11 Filed, KVPW Plows Ahead
  • Two California Deals Filed With FCC
  • All Access Exclusive: A Stroll Through The Summer Book
  • Stephan Arranging Donation Of WTTF To College
  • KTOM’s ‘Jimshow’ Adds KION-A Duties
  • Exclusive Mediabase Chart Recap
  • WSSP Back For More Unofficial Bucks Post-Game Shows
  • Report: Utah Station Owner Bob Morey Dies
  • CBS Designer Lou Dorfsman Dead At 90

Radio Ink

  • Interep Files For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
  • Analyst Predicts 9% Revenue Drop In Q4
  • Ivey Re-Ups With KIIS In Multiyear Deal
  • FCC Affirms $4,200 Fine For Wyoming Station
  • Staff Cut By 10% At Journal
  • Clear Channel’s Iheartradio Top 10 iPhone App
  • FCC Seeks Comment On HD Power Increase
  • McConnell Leaving ABC Radio Networks
  • FCC Rejects Challenge To WQAM/Miami License


  • EMI Reports Over $1 Billion In Losses
  • Interep to file for bankruptcy,
  • John McConnell exits ABC Radio Networks
  • Lazlo and Bob Edwards get PD stripes in Kansas City
  • Bono to write NY Times column
  • Conflict of Sumner Redstone’s interests?
  • In a low-sales era, what’s a hit in music?,
  • Sirius XM facing major debt

Inside Radio

  • Debt, revenue declines hit Interep.
  • Stations look for “Plan B.”
  • Analyst cuts forecast.
  • Doug Stephan donates Ohio AM.
  • Proactive files Chapter 11.
  • PPM still tracks TV.
  • FCC eyes HD Radio upgrade.
  • ASCAP Presents “The Mike Kinosian Interview” … Chuck Lontine

Radio Business Report

  • RBR First Alert: Interep gets a 1-week reprieve
  • Foe pass: FCC tosses anti-Beasley complaint
  • A Gannett return to radio?
  • RBR Alert: Interep to be liquidated
  • Overdoing underwriting
  • Cumulus RFP: Dickey on “Why so long?”
  • Cuomo seeks dismissal of PPM lawsuit
  • Radio revenues down at Journal
  • 10% solution
  • Audi to add HD Radio
  • KRCO-AM adds FM in Oregon
  • Crook & Chase launch web content for affiliates
  • Westwood One reorganizes top management
  • Want to buy a satellite radio company?
  • American Airlines unveils TV commercial

Radio Online

  • Interep Bankruptcy Moves From Chapter 11 to Liquidation
  • Cumulus Lays Off Air Personalities in Topeka, Rockford
  • KIIS/Los Angeles Inks PD John Ivey to Multi-Year Deal
  • Clear Channel’s iHeartRadio Becomes Top 10 iPhone App
  • WINS’ Mason to Assist KDKA/Pittsburgh Programming
  • Liberman Broadcasting’s Urban CHR KZZA-FM (Casa 106.7 FM)/Dallas taps Juan “Yogi” Tapia as its new Music Director.
  • CHR WKSE-FM (Kiss 98.5)/Buffalo adds syndicated Ryan Seacrest to its weekday line-up from 10am-1pm.
  • Love Songs night jock Dick Limelight will handle a 5-5:30am weekday program called “The Early Morning Loveseat” on Leighton CHR KCLD-FM/St. Cloud, MN.

NTS Aircheck

  • Fired Up Over Fairness
  • Boehner Goes All Clint Eastwood At NM Rally
  • AAR Wants You To Make An Obama Commercial


  • New Releases – Ahmir – Yes We Can
  • Airchecks – Brandi Shannon
  • Airchecks – Cicely “C.C.” Mitchell
  • New Releases – Konvict Muzik’s Newest Artist Jason Miller
  • News – Jennifer Hudson’s Mother Killed in Chicago
  • Arbitron – West Palm Beach, Greenville-New Bern and Huntsville

All About Country

  • KTOM’s Jim Pearson Adds APD stipes and Duties At KION AM
  • Your Opinion is Very Important
  • Celebration: It’s 50 Years In Broadcasting for Dr. Bruce
  • Ashley Weimer Now Promotion Director At WSIX and WNRQ
  • Got News?
  • South Bend’s Country WHFB and WSBT Cluster Have New Digs
  • Wanna write A Feature Article?
  • Win The Ultimate Taylor Swift Experience
  • This Week’s Question: Contesting in Tough Economic times
  • This Week Two Great Programming Minds Share Two Great Thoughts
  • It’s Not ‘Just A Dream’-Carrie’s The New Number One
  • Craig Morgan Inducted as Newest Grand Ole Opry Member
  • WMZQ May Be Looking For You
  • Johnny Cash Going Hip- Hop
  • It’s Big Apple Book Signing For Tim McGraw
  • How Far Have Broadcast Stocks Fallen?
  • John Rich ‘Fight’ Not A Fight–Just A Tirade
  • It’s All Over For Interep
  • Mike Wilson Leaves Montage Music Group
  • WXCY/Wilmington, DE Changes Morning Show
  • Oregon Classic Country AM Now On FM