Radio News for Monday 10-20-2008

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Radio News International:

Radio and Records

  • Beusse Out At Westwood One. Sherwood upped to president
  • RAB Reports September Radio Revs Down 9%
  • Entercom, Radio One Ousted From S&P Indices
  • Evans Exits GapWest
  • Memphis’ Snap Says ‘Bye Bye Bye,’ Goes Classic Hits
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: The Birth Of Voice-Tracking – 1997
  • Kelley To Oversee Saga/Norfolk
  • Sat-Radio Company WorldSpace Files For Bankruptcy
  • Merry Xmas … And Bah Humbug New Year
  • Arbitron Scraps Houston’s PPM Report For October Week 2
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 17, 2008
  • Updated: Entercom Cutbacks, Day Two
  • Bigby Adds VP Strategic Programming Title At CBS Radio
  • So Long, WYDE
  • Zanesville Christian AC Sells For $2.2M
  • R&R, Billboard Promote Four In Charts Department
  • KFOG’s Dave Morey To Retire
  • Kleid Promoted To Word VP
  • Entercom Reflects The Times
  • Sirius XM Seeks Share Dilution To 8 Billion, Reverse Stock Split

All Access

  • Rod Sherwood Named Pres. At Westwood One
  • No Bright Spot In Sept. 08 RAB Rev Report
  • Revs May Be Down, But Study Says Audience Is Up
  • NY Post: Redstone May Sell Viacom Or CBS
  • Critical Mass Staff Wind Down Continues
  • Trust Sells CC Jax Spinoff
  • N.C. Station Loses Tower Site
  • WATO Won’t Be Back
  • Johnny Randolph Honored
  • Exclusive Mediabase Chart Recap
  • KFAN Host Arrested
  • TalkSport Host’s Joke About Guest’s ‘Death’ Backfires
  • KQK/Memphis Taps Ziggie
  • Mr. Blackwell Dies; Hosted Talk Shows In L.A.
  • ‘Dakota Backroads’ Host Tony Dean Dies
  • Iowa Broadcaster Grant Price Dies At 85

Radio Ink

  • Sherwood Upped To Westwood One President
  • Radio Revenues Fall 8 Percent In September
  • Beusse Out At Westwood One
  • No October Week 2 PPM Report In Houston
  • WSNA/Memphis Flips To Classic Hits
  • Reverse Stock Split For Sirius XM?
  • WCPT/Chicago Gets FM Simulcasts
  • Beck’s Show Headed To Fox
  • SBS Stations Hit With Phone Fines
  • Arbitron RAC Ballots Due October 28
  • Entercom, Radio One Dropped From S&P Indices


  • Westwood One President/CEO Beusse Resigns. CFO Sherwood Elevated
  • Could Sumner Redstone sell off Viacom or CBS?
  • Would an Obama win bring back the Fairness Doctrine?
  • Live Nation vs. Ticketmaster

Inside Radio

  • Westwood One’s Tom Beusse exits.
  • RAB: September not as bad.
  • “Shopping” for revenue.
  • More reverse splits may come.
  • Chicago FM talker debuts today.
  • Study: No tower-leukemia link.
  • Hurricane Ike claims ratings.
  • ASCAP Presents “The Mike Kinosian Interview” … Mo’Nique

Radio Business Report

  • Westwood One reorganizes top management
  • Short and turbulent run for Beusse at WW1
  • RBR First: Major shakeup at WW1: Beusse has left the building
  • Mel ‘ZenMaster’ changes course

Radio Online

  • Total Radio Ad Revenues Down 8% in September
  • Star & Buc Wild Exit Mornings at Pulse 87/New York
  • Tom Beusse Exits Westwood One as President/CEO
  • Southeastern Ohio Buys WCVZ/Columbus for $2.2 Million
  • Paul Kelley Named VP/Market Manager of Saga/Norfolk
  • Jack Evans Exits GAP West as Programming Chief
  • KFAN/Minneapolis Late Morning Host Dubay Arrested
  • Liberal Talk Simulcast to Replace Nine FM in Chicago
  • Arbitron Cancels October Week 2 PPM Report in Houston
  • Entercom Flips WSNA (Snap!)/Memphis to ”94.1 KQK-FM”

NTS Aircheck

  • Malzberg, Schultz Smackdown On FOX News
  • Glenn Beck Flips The Channel


  • News – Bob Summers Exits 92.1 WROU Dayton
  • News – Colin Powell Endorses Barack Obama
  • Airchecks – Eric “Hollywood” Davis

All About Country

  • Advance Look at The Texas Regonal Radio Report Top 15
  • Johnny Randolph Gets Kentucky Broadcast Award
  • The Downsizing of Critical Mass Media Continues
  • NY Post Reports: Redstone May Sell CBS or Viacom
  • Study: Revenues Down-But Audience Is Up
  • 2008 Arbitron Summer Books Arrive Monday October 29th For …
  • Westwood One Names Rod Sherwood New President
  • A Degree In Psyc Helps Jack Ingram Daily
  • RAB Reports: September Not So Bad
  • Lookin’ To Listen To New Country Music
  • Arbitron RAC Ballots Due October 28
  • Entercom, Radio One Dropped From S&P Indices
  • Keep Your AAC Profile Up To Date
  • Jewel Has Brad Paisley Arrested At Nashville Airport
  • Monday Update on Beusse Being Out At Westwood One
  • Is Crossing Over From Country To Pop Good For Country?
  • Two New Thought Provoking Featured Articles Are Posted
  • Toby Keith Takes ‘She Never Cried…’ To Number One On The AAC Hot 40
  • Hit the Vent Button!
  • Jason Meadows Signs Recording Deal with WhiteStar Nashville
  • Julie Ingram Entertains At Republican Round Up in Dallas
  • Send Your Pictures and Stories To AAC
  • Pat Garrett’s ‘Moose’ Song Wows McCain Palin Reading, PA Crowd
  • Weekend Shocker: Thomas Beusse Leaves WW1
  • In November It’s Maguire In The Morning
  • Corey Sorenson GM At Four Station Mahaffey Enterprises/Coffeyville Cluster
  • Country Meets Heavy Metal
  • Country Star Stephen Cochran Puts His Music to Work for His Fellow Veterans
  • Country Artists Raise Money For Nashville State Students
  • RCA’s Chris Young Performs At Benefit For Boy Stricken With Cancer
  • It’s ‘Make A Difference’ Time In Nashvilles
  • Jennifer Maxwell Leaves WRSF
  • Bob Moody’s Father Passes

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