Radio News for Monday November 10th 2008

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

  • PD And Personality Change At KDAY. Theo steps down; Williams show removed
  • Stars Shine At Radio Hall Of Fame Induction
  • Clear Channel/L.A. Evacuated
  • Friedman Leaves BDS Radio Canada
  • Clive Davis: Finger On The Pulse
  • Déjà Vu All Over Again: O’Malley Succeeds Sansone
  • EMI Unveils New Divisions
  • Updated: The Sound And The Wolf Swap Signals In Cincinnati
  • El Dorado Counts On Geiger
  • TV Segment Offsets 18% Radio Revenue Loss At SBS
  • Salem Reports 7% Drop In Broadcast Revs For Q3
  • Quigley Drives You Home On Q101.1

All Access

  • CC Revenues Drop In Q3
  • Sony BMG To Offer DRM-Free Music On Apple’s iTunes?
  • Slumping Sirius XM Hurts Music Biz Too
  • Report: Satcaster Channel Merge Set For Wednesday
  • Radio Hall Inducts Eight; Dobson Protested
  • WHYY CEO’s Pay Draws Criticism
  • Salem Q3 Total Revenue Is $54.4 Million
  • Former Station Owner Arrested As Pirate
  • Skinner Out At 96 Rock/Cincinnati
  • Mayo Set To Replace Bruce At BBC Radio 2
  • Ofcom OKs 2 New Manchester Community Stations
  • Exclusive Mediabase Chart Recap
  • Trosper Exits WBT
  • WHKW To Air Cleveland State Hoops
  • WOMC Hosts ‘Military Moms Luncheon’
  • WREC/Memphis’ Craig Robbins Dies

Radio Ink

  • Dobson Inducted Into RHOF, Protesters March
  • Salem Focused On Cost-Cutting, Station Sales
  • Salem Revenues Dip, Shows Loss In Q3
  • Scott Upped To KDAY/L.A. OM
  • Signal Swap For Wolf & Sound In Cincy
  • XM Canada Revenues Up In Fiscal ’08
  • Station Awarded $553,000 In Competition Suit
  • Journal Digs A ‘Lake’ In Milwaukee


  • Citadel, Entercom and Salem release Q3 ’08 revenue results.
  • Changes at WKST/Pittsburgh, Z100 announces “Jingle Ball 2008”
  • Jeff Kwatinetz leaves The Firm
  • frequency trades at Bonneville-Cincinnati
  • WMG’s Bronfman & MySpace’s
  • DeWolfe talk music
  • Digital music royalty deal nearly done?

Inside Radio

  • SCBA: L.A. to fall below $1 billion.
  • DOJ gives Clear Channel extension.
  • Brian Ongaro faces 20 years.
  • Salem trims payroll and portfolio.
  • Radio HOF brings out protest.
  • ASCAP Presents The Mike Kinosian Interview… Susan Karis.
  • Rivalry ends with a $553,000 judgment.
  • Sprint Nextel to boost ad spending.

Radio Business Report

  • So, what are these radio stocks worth, anyway?
  • Sirius XM looks at its future
  • Palm Springs FM packs its bags for Riverside
  • BE to hold HD “Town Hall” webinar
  • Bonneville Cincinnati stations announce signal change
  • ABC News Radio launches “Wall Street Now”
  • Arbitron updates litigation status
  • Entercom suspends dividend
  • Premiere re-ups with Presslaff Interactive Revenue
  • Milwaukee’s newest radio Station debuts
  • Dial Global adds Dave Koz Radio Show
  • “Anything, Anything” with Rich Russo debuts on WRXP
  • Fisher Q3 Radio revenue down 9.9%
  • Radio One Q3 net revenue down 2%
  • Cumulus RFP update is vague
  • Time to look in the mirror
  • Suleman vows to outperform in 2009
  • Moody’s considering downgrades for two radio companies
  • PPM hitting Arbitron’s targets
  • Danny Bonaduce returns to Philadelphia

Radio Online

  • Salem Communications Q3 Revenue Down 4.3% to $54.4M
  • Longtime Memphis Air Personality Craig Robbins Dies
  • KDAY-FM/Los Angeles Ups Adrian Scott to Ops Manager
  • Brother Wease Set to Return to Rochester NY Airwaves
  • Longtime WVLK/Lexington PD Among Cluster Layoffs
  • WSWD and WYGY Swap Dial Positions in Cincinnati
  • Premiere Re-Ups with Presslaff Interactive Revenue
  • Greater Media/Detroit Elevates Pennington to WRIF PD
  • ABC News Radio to Offer New Business News Content
  • Ventura CA Jury Awards $550,000 to Gold Coast Radio

NTS Aircheck

  • Larsen Speaks Out On Controversial Stunt
  • Sliwa Expands To West Coast
  • Post Pontificates On PPM
  • Krok TV: News/Talk WMAC/Macon morning host Chris Krok gets a shot at doing on-camera editorials at Macon CBS News television affiliate WMAZ
  • Jeff Carrol Exits At Emmis/Austin


  • Airchecks – WVAZ Chicago & Barack Obama
  • News – Wendy Williams Staffers Experience Cutbacks
  • News – KDAY LA Makes Changes
  • News – A Volume Adjustment for Minority Stations
  • News – WDAS-FM & WURD-AM Celebrate Election & Baseball
  • News – Inner City Cutbacks Get Big DM’s Mike Love

All About Country

  • Snoopin’ For News
  • BMW and Sirius XM Radio Extend Relationship
  • First Clear Channel Results Since Going Private Due This Morning
  • Radio Knows Mediabase Always Has The Music Numbers
  • Country Jox Doc Hollidae Dead At 57
  • Anthrax Scare At Clear Channel’s L.A. Cluster In Burbank
  • Tucson’s KIIM-FM Gives Out The ‘Buzzy Awards’
  • What To Do With Christmas Music or Where To Plug It Into The Hot Clock ?
  • AAC Featured Articles- ‘Double Your Pleasure’ This Week!
  • Zak Brown Band Bags Number One On The Hot 40
  • It’s Time For Arbitron’s Fall 2008 Programming Fly-In
  • Veteran’s Day Radio Special From Audio Productions Available
  • Rachel Dobson Now With Words & Music Nashville
  • David Andersen Tapped To Perform at Two of Nashville’s Most Prestigious Events
  • Arlis Albritton Signed To WhiteStar Publishing Group
  • Pam And Mel Tillis Hit The Road For The Holidays
  • Sony BMG Nashville Hires David Gales
  • Magic Broadcasting’s Spivey And Sexton Promoted In Dothan
  • Radio Job Losses Look Like Overall U.S. Job Decline
  • Paul O’Malley Expected To Be Named KSCS/Dallas GM