Radio News for Monday November 17th 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

  • Brodie Expands BA Duties. SJ vet named senior VP/GM-corporate at Broadcast Architecture
  • Obama Names FCC Review Team
  • Byrd Exits Amid Sirius XM Channel Shuffle
  • Liberman Radio Revenues Up 6% In Q3
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • Smiley In The A.M. For 92Q
  • Raising Radio’s Online Game
  • Redstone: Bank Talks Going ‘Smoothly’
  • Clear Channel, Emmis & Citadel Get ‘Audience Reaction’
  • Fisher Exits Citadel/Des Moines
  • Tucker Takes Two In Tulsa
  • Vivendi Net Profit Up Sharply
  • CC Total Traffic Network Pacts With Volvo Canada
  • Juanes Takes Latin Grammy Night
  • Former Professor Helps Start Broadcasting Fellowship
  • Obit: Cindy Browne

All Access

  • Net Revs Down 2.4% For Univision In Q3
  • House Committee Wants To Talk With FCC’s Martin
  • And The Next FCC Commissioner Will Be…
  • Dissident Shareholder Wants To Stop Sirius XM Reverse Split
  • Obama Puts Radio Address On YouTube
  • Several Construction Permits Change Hands
  • Syndication One Grows Ricky Smiley And Yolanda Adams
  • It’s Christmas In Tallahassee
  • CC AM Going Dark In VA, Format Moves To Sister Station
  • CFCW-A To Change Frequencies
  • Mythical Beatles Track Does Exist
  • Exclusive Mediabase Chart Recap
  • Gordon Back For Two More Twins Seasons
  • KKAR Adds Imus
  • Tony Banks Gets VO Renewals
  • KBRK Founder Gene Platek Dies At 90

Radio Ink

  • Brodie Rises To SVP At Broadcast Architecture
  • LBI Media Revenues Up In Q3
  • CCTTN Added To Volvo Canada Cars
  • iTunes Tagging Comes To The Car
  • Three Groups Sign New Media Monitors Deals
  • Debut Broadcasting Revenues Rise In Q3
  • Arbitron Commits To 18-54 Benchmark In Diary Markets


  • Streaming Terrestrial Stations See Audience Growth
  • Phil Boyce Signs On For Talk Radio Network
  • Arbitron Radio Advisory Council ’08 election results announced
  • Wall Street questions Sumner Redstone debt claims
  • false alarms over Fairness Doctrine
  • Napster judge calls for copyright reform

Inside Radio

  • Santa Barbara radio faces Mother Nature.
  • Retailers say ads are more critical now.
  • Emmis grounds its jet.
  • Tampa cluster rethinks a “One Day Sale.”
  • Downturn stunts Univision.
  • Clear Channel Traffic goes international.
  • Stations may rethink presidential address.
  • Team Obama taps academia.

Radio Business Report

  • Three more get downgrades from Moody’s
  • Three more get downgrades from Moody’s
  • SDS signs two
  • Radio Caracol adds 500 stations
  • ABC Radio Networks reups with Michael Baisden
  • USRN adds “Sabado Picante with Carmen”

Radio Online

  • Broadcast Architecture Ups Brodie to SVP/GM Corporate
  • Volvo, CCTTN Extend Real-Time Traffic to Canadian Users
  • LBI Media Q2 Revenues Up 1.7%, Radio Unit Grows 6%
  • CC, Citadel & Emmis Sign for MM’s Audience Reaction
  • Tod Tucker Adds KBEZ-FM/Tulsa Programming Duties
  • United Stations Adds ”Sabado Picante” with Carmen
  • Lola Montgomery is upped to MD/middays at KKWF-FM (100.7 The Wolf)/Seattle
  • New Northwestern Broadcasters/Anchorage Promotions Director Matt Hoag exits the cluster in a downsizing move.
  • Christian AC KKSP-FM/Little Rock PD/morning host Don Burns exits.

NTS Aircheck

  • David Pridemore Upped At KIRO-AM
  • Brian Jennings Exits Citadel


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All About Country

  • Tony Banks Gets ‘Go Country’ L.A. Voice Renewal
  • Wanna Find A New Job?
  • 2008 Phase 1 Arbitron Fall Trends Rollout Today For …
  • Obama Sees Growth Potential In Broadband, Digital Television, and More
  • It’s Charlie Daniels Signing Autographs At Country Hall Of Fame
  • House Committee Seeks To speak With FCC Chairman Martin
  • Mel Karmazin Cancels Sirius XM Christmas Party
  • Country CFCW-AM Changes Frequencies
  • It’s The Bellamy Brothers At The KOUL Benefit Show
  • Check Out All The New Country Releases
  • Shaun Kelly Exit WINH
  • Country KWLI/Denver Goes All-Christmas Music
  • WJVL-WCLO GM Bob Dailey Retires From That Position
  • Keep Your AllAboutCountry Member Directory Updated
  • Changes In Anchorage as Hoag Exits KXLW and Lineup Shuffles
  • Former Missouri Sports & Weather Reporter Gets 10 Years In Sex Case
  • 5K Cash & 15K Pounds Of Food Raised @ WCTY Annual Drive
  • Judy Seale Is Now Grandma To Twins
  • Citadel, CC & Emmis Sign New Media Monitors Deals
  • 1 Day and Counting:Til Release of Blake Shelton’s Startin’ Fires Nov. 18th
  • Question of the Week: 42nd Annual CMA Awards Show
  • As William Shakespeare Might Have Said…
  • Ever Wonder How To Motivate Your Staff?
  • Send AllAboutCountry Your Station News and Pictures
  • ‘Chicken Fried’ Number One 2nd Week In A Row
  • TRRR TEXAS Top 15 Chart – Week 44
  • Heidi Newfield and Gary Allan Drive KICKS Fans Crazy
  • WUSN/Chicago Searches For New Program Director
  • Kevin Costner’s Untold Truths In Stores Now
  • Terri Clark Leaves BNA Records
  • Radio Embraces New Version Of Cowgirls Don’t Cry
  • Changes At 96.3 The Wolf/Anchoriage
  • Lola Montgomery Takes Seattle’s 100.7 The Wolf Middays