Radio News for Monday Feburary 9th 2009

Radio Headlines:

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

Programming, Changes & Ratings

News & PR

OP/ED, Political & Feature

FCC & Legal

Public, Educational & Religious

Streaming & Tech

Radio News International:





Radio & Records

  • Plant/Krauss, Lil Wayne Win Big At 51st Grammys
  • More Cuts At Cumulus
  • Performance Fees Dominate Grammy Town Hall
  • SoundExchange Makes New Settlement Offer To Webcasters
  • Arbitron Settles With Third State Attorney General
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Feb. 6, 2009
  • Ciliano Exits Cox/Atlanta
  • Syndication Scorecard: Feb. 6, 2009
  • FCC Doesn’t Laugh With KDKA Host
  • Pistons Go Cross Court To WXYT
  • Duran Now GSM Of CC/Phoenix Duo
  • Kaptain Jack Named WKMK PD
  • Mundt Given New Role At LPM
  • Que Buena/L.A. Helping Find Jobs
  • KLSQ/Las Vegas Takes On RF Programming
  • Reynolds Takes PD Seat At WFXH

All Access

  • Some Things Old And New At Grammy Awards
  • Chris Brown Out On Bail After Alleged Attack On Rihanna
  • Report: Sirius Got, And Rebuffed, Ergen Bid
  • Rush’s Power Examined In Article, Poll
  • Paul Ciliano Exits WSB-F & WSRV
  • Ticketmaster Apologizes To The Boss
  • Report: Say Goodbye To TotalMusic
  • No Contest Plea In ’07 KBRT Catalina Fire
  • 3 Boston AMs Get Program Test Authority For New Facilities
  • WPLJ Adds The Billy Bush Show
  • KMVK “Big Change” Fools Market
  • Chio In The Morning Show Has No Justice
  • Cumulus Connecticut Cuts Claim 4
  • Cumulus Cuts Claim Four In Myrtle Beach
  • KGIL/L.A. Adds Classical Blocks
  • Debut CFO Honored As ‘Woman Of Influence’
  • Steve Harvey Adds #1 NY Times Best Seller To His Resume
  • Wicks, Hough And Jewel To Compete On DWTS
  • J.D. Announces Music Call Times At KEEY
  • Keith Urban Announces Dates For ‘Escape Together World Tour’
  • Taylor Swift Named Spokesperson For “@15”
  • Thomas Joins KABC As News Dir.
  • KSFO’s Rodgers Recovering From Pneumonia
  • Perkins Named Morning Sports Anchor At WBZ
  • WBIX Owner: Rennie Didn’t Work For Us
  • News Cuts Hit Cumulus In Flint, Columbia
  • KQTH’s Jon Justice Ailing
  • Jerry Wayne Summers Passes
  • Cox Radio … Looking To Hire

Radio Ink

  • Dolan Leaving Citadel
  • Arbitron Reaches PPM Deal With Maryland AG
  • PPM Coalition Pleased With MD PPM Agreement
  • Research: More Auto Dollars Should Go To Radio
  • ABC News Radio Offers ‘Tax Tips’
  • Harris Revenues Rise In Fiscal Q2
  • Sirius XM Stock Rises On EchoStar Report
  • Convergence ’09 Starts Today
  • Carbone Adds KOST/L.A. GSM Duties
  • Tim Jeffreys Takes PD Post At KUFX/San Jose
  • Air America Reworks Sales Team, Elberg Gets New Title
  • Palladino Upped To PD At WPHT/Philly
  • Clarke Named PD At WAPE/Jacksonville
  • Senator: Talk Radio Hearings Could Be On The Way
  • FCC Hands Out Contest Fines


  • Kevin & Bean Get First Christian Bale Interview
  • Arbitron Settles With Maryland AG Over PPM
  • GOP Senators Push Attorney Ajit Pai For FCC Seat
  • Could EchoStar Deal Get Sirius XM Out Of Pricey Contracts?
  • Sirius XM Radio Launches Mad Dog Channel
  • Tim Jeffreys named PD at Classic Rock KUFX
  • Forbes: what the music industry is doing right
  • Why the labels cling to music subscription
  • is T.I. the next President of Atlantic?

Inside Radio

  • Bankruptcy: A Dirty Word No More.
  • Cumulus Belt Tightens.
  • The State of Rush.
  • Birach: My ID’s Been Stolen.
  • More states study PPM.
  • Limiting Sirius XM Localization.
  • Leykis-Westwood One Split.

Radio Business Report

  • Maryland AG cuts “me too” PPM deal
  • WBIX owner: Rennie was never an employee
  • The Limbaugh mandate
  • Cavell Mertz & Associates announces new features of FCCInfo.com
  • Sirius XM launches Mad Dog Channel
  • Performance royalties about to hit the Hill
  • Royalty bills include exceptions
  • Warner Music Group posts a profit
  • SMS messaging used in emergency broadcasting situation
  • Morris gets some breathing room
  • Live Nation, Ticketmaster expected to merge
  • Triton Digital partners with McVay New Media
  • Arbitron puts more “Feet on the Street”
  • Traffic merger across the pond
  • Corus partners with StreamTheWorld
  • Thumbs up for Cox Radio
  • Nader asks Limbaugh for a rent check
  • Democrats use radio for offensive

Radio Online

  • Arbitron Reaches Agreement w/Maryland Attorney General
  • CC/Phoenix Hires Tom Duran as KYOT & KOY GSM
  • Melissa Carbone Adds KOST/Los Angeles to GSM Duties
  • Kaptain Jack Aponte Upped to WKMK/Monmouth PD
  • WFXH-FM (Rock 106.1) Savannah, GA, brings in Gabe Reynolds as PD
  • Martin Bandyke, morning host at WQKL-FM/Ann Arbor, MI, and News Director Brian Larsen were among several that were on ousted Frida
  • Talk WVNN-AM afternoon talent and Country WWFF-FM midday personality Pamela Furr out
  • WQXK-FM/Youngstown, OH, Program Director Dave Steele exits after eight years
  • KDAT-FM/Cedar Rapids, IA, APD/afternoon personality Tim Graves exits

NTS Aircheck

  • Senator’s Fairness Comments Provoke Response
  • Arbitron Settles With Maryland AG
  • ESPN Radio To Discuss “The State Of Sports”
  • Talk Media News Notes


  • Real 2 Reel Talk With Nikki Nicole
  • Chris Brown, Rihanna Drop Out of Grammys; Brown Under Felony Investigation
  • Lil Wayne leads the pack of Louisiana nominees for tonight’s Grammy Awards
  • Urban Insite Log-in: Try It
  • Syndication One News-Talk Network and “Keepin it Real with Al Sharpton” Celebrate 3rd Anniversary…
  • 100.3 The Beat Philly restores hope to the arson victims of Coatesville
  • WDAS FM Will Honor Community Heroes with the 2009 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Medal
  • 9th Annual Arbitron Urban PD Clinic

All About Country

  • Kris Daniels Checks In From Louisville
  • 3 Veteran PD’s Depart Cumulus
  • Dancing With The Stars Gets Jewel & Ty Murray
  • COUNTRY’s 51st GRAMMY Award Winners
  • Ellen Gives Lady Antebellum Their Gold
  • If Only It was This Easy To put It back…
  • ‘Fire’ Burns Its Way To Number One
  • Dancing With The Stars Pairs Julianne Hough & Chuck Wicks
  • Blake Shelton Ships Next Single To Radio