Radio News for Thursday 10-23-2008

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Radio News International:

Radio and Records

  • Wellman Named Q104.3/New York PD. Wellman has been station APD/MD since spring 2000
  • Nasdaq Cuts Radio One, Others A Break
  • Budget Cuts Come To CBS/Tampa; WSJT PD Block Exits
  • News Corp. Boss Defends Supreme Court Indecency Challenge
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: Spitzer Takes On Payola
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 22, 2008
  • Johnson Out At KHVN-AM/Dallas
  • WW1 Names Csukas Executive VP/COO For Network Radio Division
  • No Spin: No More O’Reilly Radio
  • Conclave Makes Board Changes
  • Ticketmaster To Cut Approximately 300 Jobs
  • Updated: Radio Reacts To Guns N’ Roses Single
  • ‘The Professor’ Retires From Braves Broadcasts
  • Summers Departs WROU

All Access

  • NY Post: Underlying Conflicts At Viacom
  • Radio One Gets NASDAQ Delisting Warning For Class D Shares
  • Sony Cuts FY09 Forecast On Currency, Lower Sales
  • Mancow Joining WLS Lineup
  • KFAN’s Dubay Charged With Crack Possession
  • Myers To Leave GMG CEO Post
  • Journal Q3 Revenues Fall, Company Takes Non-Cash Charge
  • Guam Station Shuffles Ownership
  • Cox Named GM At Horne Radio
  • Mary Baxter Upped To GSM At KIIS-FM
  • Jack Brody Gets Back To Radio
  • Scott Clark Is ‘Steppin’ Out’
  • Eric Wellman Rises To PD At Q104.3
  • Cox Cuts Back In Atlanta, WSRV PD Chris Miller Exits
  • CBS Reorganizes Tampa Cluster; WSJT PD Ross Block Out

Radio Ink

  • Radio One Gets Nasdaq Notification On Class D Stock
  • Csukas Joins Westwood One As Network Radio EVP/COO
  • Audi Adds HD Radio
  • Staff Cuts At CBS Radio/Tampa
  • Report: O’Reilly Ready To Leave Radio
  • Wellman To PD At Q104.3
  • Clear Channel Signs Programming Execs To New Deals, Promotes Five
  • Energy Runs Out In Phoenix


  • News Corp. President Talks FCC-Indecency Court Battle
  • Q104 Ups Wellman To PD
  • Jason Boyarski named SVP/GM of Warner/Chappell Music
  • Sirius XM combined lineup rumored to be pushed back
  • Will labels control digital music ‘lockers’?

Inside Radio

  • Cuomo and Arbitron seek PPM truce.
  • HD to be standard on Audi.
  • Entercom joins ‘Below A Buck’ club.
  • Staff adjustments in Atlanta, Tampa.
  • WorldSpace goes up for sale.
  • NPR creates closed-caption radio.
  • **Inside the Numbers** by Mike Kinosian:
  • Station faces new tower setback.

Radio Business Report

  • Cuomo seeks dismissal of PPM lawsuit
  • Westwood One reorganizes top management
  • Want to buy a satellite radio company?
  • American Airlines unveils TV commercial
  • Still waiting for CPPs to catch up
  • Nielsen reorganizes Adweek Media Group
  • Like falling off a blog
  • RBR First: Major shakeup at WW1: Beusse has left the building
  • New contracts at CC Radio
  • Remote News Service signs K&O Broadcasting
  • Sovereign City debuts Great Day with Jim & Debbie
  • WFAN and Mets reach new multi-year deal
  • NPR brings election coverage to millions of deaf
  • New IBOC Translator From Larcan
  • Lawsuits taking toll on Arbitron

Radio Online

  • WAXQ-FM (Q104.3)/New York Ups Eric Wellman to PD
  • Budget Axe Hits Cox/Atlanta, WSRV PD Chris Miller Exits
  • Westwood One Appoints Csukas EVP/COO Network Radio
  • 20 Staffers Exit CBS Radio/Tampa Over Budget Issues
  • Report: O’Reilly May Give Up Radio Show Next Year
  • ROIA Class D Shares Fall Below Minimum NASDAQ Price
  • KFAN Host Jeff Dubay Charged with Drug Possession
  • Liquid Compass Re-Signs Crawford’s 22 Radio Outlets
  • Bonneville/St. Louis adds Sara Dayley to the line-up at soon-to-be Sports KMVN-FM
  • Entercom adds syndicated Ryan Seacrest to noon to 3pm on WPTE-FM (94.9 The Point)/Norfolk-Virginia Beach.

NTS Aircheck

  • New Mexico Senator: “Bring Back Fairness Doctrine!”
  • No Need To Legislate Fairness: That’s the response from Citadel/Albuquerque Market Manager Milt McConnell
  • “Government Has No Business Dictating Content!”: That’s the opinion of Citadel VP News/Talk/Sports Programming Brian Jennings
  • Obama Campaign Also Mobile
  • Murphy Upped At WTSO
  • Allen Hunt Marks Milestone


  • Airchecks – 16 Staffers at Cox Atlanta Let Go
  • Airchecks – Sonny Ali 1530 WDJZ Bridgeport
  • Airchecks – Julian Nieh B96 Chicago
  • Arbitron – Norfolk, Raleigh-Durham, Greensboro, Richmond, Greenville SC, Charleston SC, Chattanooga
  • New Releases – Brian Clay’s Exclusive Remix “Change ’08”
  • Arbitron – Charlotte, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Memphis, Birmingham, Rochester NY

All About Country

  • Kenny Chesney Has Fifth Chart-Topping Album
  • Dow Tanks–Broadcast Issues Do Better
  • Rascal Flatts’ First Greatest Hits Package Drops Tuesday
  • Funeral Services Set For Emmie Anderson Wisniewski
  • iTunes Originals Series Features Brooks & Dunn
  • Martina Lights Graceland’s Blue Lights For Christmas
  • Copyright Exchange Makes Richard Orga VP/Business Development
  • Luke Bryan Wears Lucchese Boots
  • Landrum Lands Back In Muscel Shoals
  • MerleFest 2009 Line-Up Announcement Set For Next Tuesday

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