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Radio News for Monday, 9/8/2008


– Updated @ 9:31 am Eastern

Radio and Records

  • No longer tied to major labels, artists of all sizes and genres forge novel business realities
  • WJJZ Drops Smooth Jazz
  • Davies Says Goodbye To CC/Memphis
  • Little Rock, Big Promotion
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: New York’s ‘Mega’ Becomes Tropical Royalty
  • Music Survey Patent To Be Auctioned
  • MusicMaster Partners With Triton Media
  • FCC Seeks Input On PPM Petition
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Sept. 5, 2008
  • Smiley, Lee Set For ‘Soul Men’ Screening At R&R Convention
  • Arbitron Opens Urban Ratings Clinics
  • ‘Barracuda’ Gets Teeth Yanked
  • Alonso Among Nuestra América Board Members
  • Navigon Expands Use Of Clear Channel’s Total Traffic Network
  • Connell Named WAY-FM/Denver PD
  • Cortes Exits, Ramsey Lewis Bows On KKHI
  • Connie & Fish Get Drunk On Milwaukee’s Brew
  • Updated: Seacrest Goes Deep-Dish
  • Lyons Ready To Roar On WAJZ
  • A River Flows In Chattanooga
  • Kiely Floats Into Atlanta’s River
  • Slaten Comes Back To St. Louis
  • Report: Banks May Discount Clear Channel Bonds
  • WVIE/Baltimore Goes Sports
  • Jessica Simpson To Make Opry Debut
  • Sans Michael, Jacksons Reunite At BMI Awards
  • Downtown Links With Fontana, Interscope
  • AMSi Names Rapp, Floyd To Sales Positions
  • T-Pain Named Top Songwriter At BMI Urban Awards
  • FCC Warns Regulatory Fee Payers About Potential ‘Phishing’
  • VP Party At Sirius XM
  • Coleman Taps Baird, Genna For New Ops Positions
  • Hacksaw Cuts Loose From XTRA Sports
  • Ferrara To Leave Top Spot At HD Radio Alliance
  • NABOB Files PPM Petition With FCC

    All Access

    • WJJZ/Philly Is Now… ‘Now’
    • Danny Cooper To Be Named VP/Adult At Jive
    • Britney Spears Stars At MTV Awards
    • Dodgers’ Vin Scully Returning For 60th Season
    • GM, PD Exit WERV
    • MusicMaster Pacts With Triton Media To Barter Services
    • EMI And WMG Form Partnership In South East Asia
    • Four FM Translators Change Hands
    • Dothan Double Flip Takes Place Today
    • Changes In Lubbock
    • WCHV/Charlottesville Adds FM Translator
    • KMXV Gives Serrano MD Stripes
    • Sirius XM Adds Beatle Show
    • StreetPulse: Young Jeezy Remains #1
    • CBS, Patriots Open Bar/Restaurant
    • Report: TV Pilot Of NPR’s ‘Wait Wait’ In The Works
    • Sirius Serves Up Notre Dame Sports On Internet
    • WBGN Set To Broadcast Bowling Green Pro Baseball
    • UTEP Coaching Legend Don Haskins Dies; Also Hosted Radio Show

    FMQB

    • FCC Responds To PPM Complains, Asks For Comments
    • Downtown Records Inks Deal With UMG
    • Seacrest Gets KISSed in Chicago
    • WHUR honored for HD-2 channel by NAB
    • Kidd Kraddick joins the Party in Nashville
    • Major changes suggested for Sirius XM
    • The financial heath of UMG
    • Pew study on podcasting

    Radio Ink

    • Farewell To Smooth Jazz In Philly
    • Arbitron To Hold Urban Sales Clinics
    • Clear Channel, Navigon Sign New Traffic Deal
    • FCC Asks For Comment On PPM Petition
    • NYMRAD Sets CEO Summit
    • Rapp, Floyd Named To AMSi Sales Posts
    • ‘La Luz’ Goes On In Omaha
    • Mel’s Victory: Karmazin Talks With Radio Ink
    • Man Charged With Firebombing Atlanta Station
    • Sirius XM Names Roberts, Steckbeck To VP Posts

    Inside Radio

    • Metro changes will vary by market.
    • Inside Radio Q&A: Tom Beusse.
    • The end of an era for traffic-copters.
    • Top business school has some advice for Sirius.
    • DG FastChannel reworks Enliven buyout.
    • ASCAP Presents… The Mike Kinosian Interview
    • Smooth Jazz unplugged in Philadelphia.
    • MusicMaster partners with Triton Media.

    Radio Business Report

    • Free advice for Mel Karmazin
    • Coming to an FCC Open Meeting near you
    • Spurned religious broadcasters unhappy
    • Top 20 broadcast political donors
    • Former Buccaneer QB joins ESPN AM 1470 in Tampa

    Radio Online

    • WJJZ-FM/Philadelphia Drops Smooth Jazz Format
    • Tim Davies Resigns as CC/Memphis Market Manager
    • Clear Channel, Navigon Extend Total Traffic Network Deal
    • Arbitron to Host Back-to-Back Urban Sales Clinics
    • Chad Heritage Promoted to Clear Channel/Little Rock OM
    • AMSi Promotes Melissa Rapp, Eric Floyd to Sales Posts
    • Salem/Omaha to Air Spanish Christian Teaching & Talk
    • Former Employee Charged with Firebombing GA Station
    • CHR WKSC-FM (103.5 Kiss FM) Chicago adds Premiere-radio syndicated Ryan Seacrest
    • Clear Channel flips Spanish Variety KMRQ-FM (La Preciosa)/Modesto, CA, to Active Rock

    Billboard

    • Britney Bounces Back With Three VMA Wins
    • VMAs: The Top 10 Things You Didn’t See On TV
    • New Kanye Album Due By Year’s End?
    • Fall Out Boy Speaks Its Mind On New Album
    • New Keith Disc Dabbles In ‘Steamy’ Songs
    • Sans Michael, Jacksons Reunite At BMI Awards
    • The Mars Volta, N*E*R*D Join Voodoo Experience

    Urbansite

    • Philly’s Greater Media Drops Jazz on WJJZ
    • Arbitron Urban Sales Clinics
    • Remember Back In The Day When…
    • 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

    • Rebel Hearts – ‘Wrangler Walk’ on Yallwire
    • Texas Regional Radio Report
    • MusicMaster Partners with Triton Media
    • Rising Country Artist Billy Craig Is a ‘Millionaire’
    • Two Dothan Country Format Changes Today
    • Austin’s The Band of Heathens #1
    • Tom Kelly’s Music Survey Patent Goes To Live Public Auction
    • Laura Nairon Leaves CMA
    • SC Country Duo Wins Chesney’s ‘Next Big Star’ Nashville Contest
    • KJUG Offers A Trio of Shows
    • KNIX’s Ben Campbell Gets ‘Pinned’ and Attempts To Set A World Record
    • When You See or Hear Radio or Music News, Email AllAboutCountry
    • Canadian HoF member Ray Griff Is Recovering From Throat Cancer
    • Local Kids Benefit From WCTK Teddy Bear Drive
    • AAC Question of The Week
    • Two New Feature Articles
    • Brad Paisley Scores Another Number One
    • Who’s Country’s Sexiest Man
    • Phil Vassar and Feeding America Raise Their Voices Against Hunger
    • Chad Heritage Becomes Clear Channel/Little Rock OM
    • Westwood One Readies For ‘Significant Changes’
    • CMA Redesigns Interactive Site For Monday’s ABC-TV Special

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