Radio News for Thursday 10-16-2008

Radio News US:

Radio News International:

Radio and Records

  • More Entercom Cuts  Downsizing hits Boston
  • Entercom Reflects The Times
  • Karpinski Named WAXQ GSM
  • Sirius XM Cuts Continue
  • Entercom Reflects The Times. Company downsizes nationally, including Hasty in K.C.
  • Martin Talks PPM
  • Sirius XM Cuts Continue
  • Dial Global Creates Positions For Barry, Stephens
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: WFAN/New York Sold For Record-Setting $70M – 1991
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 15, 2008
  • Sirius XM Treated For Premature Termination
  • MySpace Friends Matsuki
  • Lack Leads Bloomberg Multimedia Group
  • TargetSpot Acquires Ronning Lipset Radio
  • Community Broadcasting Grabs CP In Watertown For $200K
  • Atlantic Closes On Access.1/Atlantic City Five-Pack
  • O’Donnell To Direct KEDJ Sales
  • Univision Promotes Munoz, Kakoyiannis In Radio Sales Division
  • USRN & Sovereign City: Together Again For The First Time
  • Madonna, Guy Ritchie To Divorce
  • MPR ‘Morning Show’ To End
  • WQYK Hires A Real Stand-Up Guy
  • DOJ Seeks Delay On Supreme Court Appeal Of Super Bowl Case
  • Snider Takes Over KHTQ Programming
  • Keys Nabs Five American Music Awards Noms

All Access

  • Layoffs At Entercom/KC; More Coming Nationwide?
  • Tom Calderone Named Pres. Of VH1
  • Doug Morris Honored By City Of Hope, Raises $10M
  • Martin: Not Sure FCC Has Authority Over Arbitron
  • Bon Jovi To McCain: Don’t Play My Music
  • DJ AM Takes To The Stage
  • CRTC Launches Look At Broadcasting In New Media Environment
  • Receiver Files For Control Of Tama Stations
  • DC101’s Elliot In The Morning Wants To Burn CC Books
  • Severin: No More Imus Appearances For Me
  • Producer Exits WIND
  • Sky Replaces ITN As News Supplier For U.K.’s IRN
  • WONE To Air Dayton Bombers Games
  • Scharge Joins Nailers Broadcasts
  • WJEP Sale Okayed By FCC, Talk Launch Set For Nov. 1
  • Kidd Kraddick Has A Bailout Plan Too
  • Jack Narz Dies At 81
  • D.C. United Analyst Danilo Noel Diron Dies


  • Warner Chappell Strikes Gold With Radiohead Deal
  • TargetSpot Expands, Acquires Ronning Lipset
  • New Radio Communicators Group Aims To Promote Industry
  • Government asks for extension in Supreme Court “Nipplegate” review
  • Two new exec appointments at Dial Global
  • ‘RXP does its part to support the “Rockonomy”
  • Sirius XM layoffs begin
  • analysis of Karmazin’s Tuesday comments
  • AC/DC’s iTunes boycott on the Highway to Hell

Radio Ink

  • Atlantic Broadcasting Closes On Five NJ Stations
  • Dial Global Names Two VPs
  • StreamAudio Launches Multiformat Streaming
  • Munoz Leads Univision Radio National Sales
  • 2009 Radio Deals: Who’ll Be Buying? And With What?
  • USRN To Rep Sovereign City Shows
  • TargetSpot Buys Ronning Lipset Radio
  • Radio HOF Stands By Voting, Will Induct Dobson
  • ESPN Sports Gets New Home In Tampa

Inside Radio

  • Lean times come to Entercom.
  • Bankers are lining up — for radio.
  • “It’s not clear we have the authority.”
  • NJBA says PPM hurts.
  • **Inside the Numbers** by Mike Kinosian: Part II: Real-Deal Cume Magnets
  • Court case could boost political ads.
  • Warning of new storms for radio.
  • USRN adds “Oasis” duties.
  • Minnesota stations get AM opportunity.

Radio Business Report

  • Howard Stern loses listeners, sway on Sirius XM
  • Sovereign City partners with United Stations
  • Quattro Wireless and Ford “Flex” mobile power
  • Downgrades galore for radio stocks
  • Moody’s worried about radio

Radio Online

  • Entercom Downsizes 15 in Kansas City, VP Hasty Exits
  • FCC Chairman Martin Unsure of Legal Authority Over PPM
  • Access.1 Completes Sale in Atlantic City for $9.5 Million
  • Dial Global Taps JRN’s Phil Barry as VP/GM of Formats
  • TargetSpot Buys Radio Ad Rep Firm Ronning Lipset Radio
  • O’Donnell Joins Riviera’s KEDJ/Phoenix as Sales Manager
  • Chris Munoz to Lead Univision Radio National Sales
  • Sovereign City Partners with USRN to Rep National Sales
  • Entercom’s WWDE-FM (2WD)/Norfolk-Virginia Beach will debut Jenna & Mark in mornings
  • Country WQYK-FM/Tampa adds comic Killer Beaz to mornings with Chad Brock, Steve Austin and Rita Ciccarello, effective October 20.

NTS Aircheck

  • Restructuring Bulldozer Rolls Through XM
  • Moran Moves In At WSJ
  • Imus Returns To Raleigh


  • News – National Black Programmers Coalition Meeting – Atlanta
  • Arbitron – Washington DC, St. Louis, Baltimore, Cleveland
  • Jobs – Part Time On Air WJKS KISS 101.7

All About Country

  • Tim McGraw’s Greatest Hits 3 Debuts Soundscan #1
  • Sirius XM Staffers Get Word Of Their Exit–By ‘Accident’
  • Dow Drops 733 Points!–Broadcast Stocks Down
  • Rachel Thibodeau Signs With Little Champion Music
  • Phil Barry & Susan Stephens Complete Dial Global Management Team
  • Killer Beaz Joins WQYK/Tampa Morning Show
  • Toby Keith Prepares For Next Album Release
  • George Ducas Releases First WhiteStar Single
  • Brad & Kimberly Paisley Expecting Second Child
  • D.J. Stout Signs 5-Year Deal At WSOC/Charlotte
  • IEBA Honors Indstry’s Best
  • Randy Travis Gives Rare Interview
  • TargetSpot buys Ronning Lipset Radio
  • KFDI/Wichita’s Christmas In A Box Ride Set For Saturday
  • Inspirational Country Music Awards Tonight Night (10/16)