Radio News for Friday, 9/5/2008

– Updated @ 9:59 am Eastern

Radio and Records

  • FCC Seeks Input On PPM Petition
  • Smiley, Lee Set For ‘Soul Men’ Screening At R&R Convention
  • Report: Banks May Discount Clear Channel Bonds
  • WVIE/Baltimore Goes Sports
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: National Contesting Debuts – 1999
  • AMSi Names Rapp, Floyd To Sales Positions
  • T-Pain Named Top Songwriter At BMI Urban Awards
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Sept. 4, 2008
  • FCC Warns Regulatory Fee Payers About Potential ‘Phishing’
  • VP Party At Sirius XM
  • Coleman Taps Baird, Genna For New Ops Positions
  • A Reagan Joins The Left
  • Hacksaw Cuts Loose From XTRA Sports
  • Bob & Tom Enter Baltimore
  • Study: 19% Of ‘Net Users Have Downloaded A Podcast
  • Ferrara To Leave Top Spot At HD Radio Alliance
  • Kraddick, Rosin Nominated As ‘Presidents Of Radio’
  • NABOB Files PPM Petition With FCC
  • AHAA, Coalition File FCC Petition About PPM
  • T.I.’s ‘Like’ Still Tops On Hot 100
  • Obits: Buterbaugh, Pappas
  • Radio/TV Host Don Cheto Lines Up Ringtones
  • Campbell Gets Sony BMG Sr. VP Stripes
  • CHAM Stops The Rodeo, Starts Talking
  • Pugs And Kelly Get ‘Boned’
  • The Sound Makes Weekender Announcements
  • From The Throwdown To The Hoedown
  • Jones Joins HipCricket’s Hispanic Network
  • Red Zebra Throws A Tantum
  • UMG Promotes Three In Global Digital Initiatives Division
  • Great White Offers $1M In Deadly Nightclub Blaze
  • Updated: Kapugi Joins Tribune Interactive
  • Radio Reacts To Gustav
  • ‘Local Radio’ Tactics Keep Small Markets Humming, Up 1%
  • Big Apple Financier Eyed By FCC On License Transfer
  • WAMU Local ‘Morning Edition’ Host Takes On New Role
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • FCC Smacks Two Groups With Big Fines Over Public Files

    All Access

    • FCC Asks For ‘Comments’ About PPM
    • Report: UMG Diversifying To Grow
    • Pew Report: Podcasting Interest Has Doubled
    • Will Jacko Show His Face At MTV Awards?
    • Charlotte FM Translator Sold
    • Ex-Salesman Indicted For Firebombing Station
    • It’s Spanish Religion For KOTK
    • Tom Kent Is Hot As He Gets KOOL
    • Several New Additions For 10th Annual ‘Voodoo Experience’
    • BBC DJ Released From Dubai Prison
    • Study: U.K. Jocks ‘Glorify’ Getting Drunk
    • AMSi Adds Two Sales Execs
    • StreetPulse: Young Jeezy Is #1
    • Jacksons Reunite At BMI Urban Awards
    • Taylor Swift Offers Fans A Chance To Be Part Of Album Art-Work
    • Brother Trouble Wins Chesney’s ‘Next Big Star’ Nashville Contest
    • KNIX’s Ben Campbell Attempts To Set A World Record
    • Hometeam Exits Atlanta’s Zone
    • Report: Slaten Joining Team 1380/St. Louis
    • Yeend Renews At KOMO
    • Former Packers Butler, Gray Join WSSP
    • Nebraska Host Pulls Out Of School Board Race
    • PA Sportscaster Launches Weekend Show
    • Coyotes Analyst DeBrusk Exits For Oilers TV Job


    • Banks In Clear Channel Deal May Offer Discounted Bonds
    • Sony BMG Music Entertainment names Bill Campbell SVP
    • Dawn Cox joins Rock WVRK/Columbus for middays
    • Pugs and Kelly will take on afternoons at Rock KDBN/Dallas.
    • KSWD/Los Angeles ups weekender Dred Scott to overnights

    Radio Ink

    • Sirius XM Names Roberts, Steckbeck To VP Posts
    • Connell Tapped As WAY-FM/Denver Network PD
    • Baird, Genna Promoted At Coleman Insights
    • WHUR Will Receive HD Multicast Award
    • Study: Nearly One In Five ‘Net Users Have Downloaded A Podcast
    • Ron Reagan Joins Air America
    • Report: Clear Channel Bonds May Be Discounted
    • AWRT Calls For Gracie Awards Entries
    • HD Alliance: No More HD2 Content Restrictions

    Inside Radio

    • FCC gets into the PPM debate.
    • Metro Networks gears for layoffs.
    • Carolina markets brace for Hannah.
    • Gulf Coast radio slowly returns to normal.
    • Online advertising is on the rise.
    • Ex Ravens’ coach gets into radio business.
    • Equal time squashes host’s ambitions.

    Radio Business Report

    • What would you pay for some CC Media bonds?
    • FCC may look into PPM
    • Russo on the HD Digital Radio Alliance

    Radio Online

    • FCC Seeks Comments on Coalition’s Emergency Petition
    • Jeff Connell Joins WAY-FM as Denver Network PD
    • Coleman Insights Ups Baird, Genna to New Ops Posts
    • Reagan Joins Air America as Permanent Weeknight Host
    • Report: Banks to Offer Discount on CC’s Buyout Debt
    • WHUR/D.C. to Receive NAB HD Radio Multicast Award
    • Fred Honsberger returns to CBS Radio Talker KDKA-AM/Pittsburgh for afternoons
    • The Cincinnati Bengals’ games will move to Rock WEBN-FM starting September 7.


    • New Kanye Album Due By Year’s End?
    • The Mars Volta, N*E*R*D Join Voodoo Experience
    • T.I.’s ‘Like’ Still Tops On Hot 100
    • New Nickelback Album Due In November
    • Next U2 Album Pushed To Early 2009
    • Label Deal In Doubt, Jackson Hits The Road
    • Simmons To Keynote Billboard Touring Conference


    • 360 Impact Branding: My Introduction
    • The Frank & Wanda Show on Atlanta CW 69
    • WRBJ Adds Baisden and Coco Brother
    • WJMZ Taps Joe for a Live Show
    • Sheila Eldridge Out In Augusta
    • Radio One Cuts Keep Coming

    All About Country

    • Charlie Daniels Sings National Anthem For NFL Opener
    • FCC Gears Up To Investigate PPM
    • Steve Ferguson Celebrates 18 Years At WTHO/Thomson, GA
    • Carrie Joins Other Superstars To Stand Up To Cancer
    • WGAR/Cleveland Is COUNTRY Jammin’ This Weekend
    • Luke Bryan & Emily West Co-Host GAC Top 20 Countdown
    • CMA Redesigns Interactive Site For Monday’s ABC-TV Special
    • Garth Concerts Help Paise $4.9m For California Wildfire Relief
    • Road Hammers Make Opry Debut Tonight
    • Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame Inducts Three
    • WYPY/Baton Rouge In ‘Storm Recovery Mode’
    • The Roys Play St Louis Tonight
    • Update On Kenn McCloud’s Condition
    • CMT’s Katie Cook Auctions Off Her Dress
    • Tim & Willie Go Public On Podcast

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