Radio News for Thursday November 13 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

  • Strait, Paisley, Chesney, Sugarland, Underwood Take Top CMA Honors. Co-hosts are top male, female
  • Katz Gets Into Act With Interep Filing
  • N.Y. Leads Overall PPM Streaming Shares
  • Judge Throws Out Collusion Suit Against Majors
  • Sirius XM Rolls Out New Channel Lineup
  • Mazzei Exits WCBS-FM
  • Emmis Discontinues Earnings Calls
  • Regent Streams Available On iPhone, iPod Touch
  • Seacrest Indulges In Miami Vice
  • It’s Sports For Bonneville/Seattle
  • Anselmo To Run CBS/Minneapolis
  • Americana Music Association Announces 2009-2010 Board Of Directors
  • Archer Joins CBS Portland
  • Brunson Elevated To Sr. Director, A&R Ops, At IDJMG

All Access

  • CMA Winners Announced
  • Fan Takes Life Outside Paula Abdul’s House
  • The Final ‘TRL’ Airs Sunday
  • Jeff Mazzei Out At CBS-FM
  • KWMU To Get New Building
  • Kellett In For Joe Pags At WOAI Today
  • UTSA Hoops To Air On CC/San Antonio
  • Harris Filling In At KTRS
  • WBBW Picks Up Phantoms
  • Tesh Sees Daylight At WYYY
  • Hendrix Drummer Mitch Mitchell Dies

Radio Ink

  • Katz Media Offers $3.6 Million To Talk With Interep Clients
  • Sirius XM Merges Channel Lineups
  • Entercom Sites Add SplashCast Video
  • Late License Renewal Draws $3,000 Fine
  • Regent Streams Added To iPhones, iPods
  • What Will Radio’s Deal Market Look Like In ’09?
  • Arbitron: New York Leads In AM/FM Streaming
  • Anselmo To Head CBS Radio/Minneapolis


  • Sirius XM Unveils New Lineup
  • Judge Dismisses Collusion Charges Against Labels
  • PPM: NYC Tops In Streaming Listenership
  • NAB Congratulates Obama While Stressing Importance Of Broadcasters
  • Mick Anselmo named SVP/Market Manager at CBS-Minneapolis
  • Live Nation to sell MP3s too
  • Ticketmaster drops service fees in experiment
  • XM Lucy PD sarcastically says goodbye

Inside Radio

  • “Significant shift” for AEs.
  • Beyond big cities, growing online efforts.
  • Interep still has more suitors.
  • “Batten down the hatches.”
  • Macy’s budget in flux.
  • “Country radio, thank you very much.”
  • New York’s online share tops 1%.
  • Entercom adds video to sites.
  • Regent to be heard via iPhone.

Radio Business Report

  • Katz bids for part of Interep
  • Radio is no longer the only worry for Clear Channel
  • Sirius, XM merge programming
  • Entercom taps SplashCast for social networking
  • CC Radio’s Format Lab gone
  • “AC Programmer Today” launching in January
  • Lexington bleeding news reporters

Radio Online

  • Katz Deal Would Allow Interep Clients to Seek New Ad Rep
  • Report: Bonneville Plans Sports Flip for KIRO/Seattle
  • New York Leads PPM in Online AM/FM Streams Listening
  • Entercom to Roll-Out SplashCast on 70 Music Stations
  • Regent Inks Deal with iTunes Phone App Radiolicious
  • Emmis to Discontinue Quarterly Earnings Conference Calls
  • Horizon Broadcasting names Glenn Vaagen as News Anchor/Reporter for News/Talk KBNW-AM & FM/Bend, OR.
  • Talk WVTL-AM/Amsterdam, NY, flips to all Christmas music.
  • Archer joines CBS Radio/Portland, OR, as Production Director
  • Country KSCS-FM/Dallas Assistant PD/MD Chris Huff adds overnight duties

NTS Aircheck

  • Streaming’s Hot With N/T Listeners
  • KLAC/Los Angeles Helps Heroes
  • Longtime Minneapolis broadcast veteran Mick Anselmo is back WCCO
  • WTMJ/Milwaukee PD Tom Parker out
  • Karel KO’d At KGO


  • Airchecks – Big Phat Morning Show Out

All About Country

  • Fall Phase I Trends Are On A Roll
  • Entertainer of the Year Kenny Chesney
  • KVOO/Tulsa Listeners Fund New Home For Tornado Victims
  • A Daughter Born To Josh & Ann Marie Gracin
  • Mindy McCready Performs For Nashville Broncs’ Halftime Show
  • Local Personalities Broadcast Back ‘Home’ From CMA’s
  • SESAC Awards CRB For Service To Broadcasters
  • And Then There Was One: Katz Offers To ‘Buy’ Interep
  • Tonight’s COUNTRY Music’s Biggest Night
  • WWKA/Orlando’s Acoustic Jam Set For January 18th
  • KSCS/Dallas Takes Overnights Local
  • Darius Rucker Celebrates His First #1 Country Song
  • Shawna Russell An Independent Music Awards Finalist
  • John Rich Performs For Veterans & President Bush
  • Taylor Swift Enjoys Total Chart Dominance
  • BMI Makes Hank Jr An Icon