Radio News for Thursday November 6th 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

  • Arbitron Details PPM Sample Metrics For October. Sample targets exceeded across nine currency markets
  • Sirius & XM Set To Combine Channels Next Week
  • Danny Bonaduce To Mornings On WYSP
  • Cox Q3 Revenue Off
  • Entravision Q3 Radio Revenue Off 3%
  • Beasley Q3 Revenue Off, Net Income Up
  • Industry Veteran Yarbrough Dies
  • ‘Slow Jams’ Return To Phoenix
  • Borrell: Political Ad Spend Lands Below Expectations
  • Arbitron Moves PPM Deployment For Nine Markets
  • Strawberry In The Morning On KZON
  • Roberts Leaves Universal South
  • Stow Resigns At Tyler Media
  • Updated: KPWT’s Chi Chi Cut Back

All Access

  • Weak Advertising Market Hurts Cumulus
  • Another Drop For Radio One In Q3
  • Schumer Ripped For Fairness Doctrine Comments
  • Two NYC Stations Dueling Over Christmas Music
  • AOL A Drag On Time Warner Earnings
  • Translator Sales Filed With FCC
  • Talker’s Blackface Bit Draws Press Attention
  • Tyler Media President/CEO Skip Stow Resigns
  • CISL To Flip To Standards
  • Austin Toros, ESPN Austin Ink Deal
  • Hazen To Call D-League Mad Ants Games
  • KRBE’s Jingle Jam 2008 Is On
  • KXXM’s Not So Silent Night

Radio Ink

  • Entravision Radio Revenues Fall In Q3
  • Arbitron Details October PPM Metrics
  • Neil: Radio Has What Other Media Wants
  • Emmis/NY Issues Creative Challenge
  • Cox Radio Profit Dips In Q3
  • Beasley Profit Up In Q3
  • The FCC Under Obama


  • Arbitron Adjusts PPM Calendar
  • Conservative Judges Back FCC In Indecency Case
  • Media Ownership Rules Appeal Returns To Court
  • It’s Official: Bonaduce Back In Philly
  • Q3 2008 Radio Revenue Roundup: Beasley, Cox and Saga report Q3 fiscal results.
  • SVPs named at Westwood One, exits at WBLS
  • Broadcasters wary of Obama’s FCC
  • Auto sales downturn will affect Satellite Radio
  • who will run MySpace Music?
  • FCC approves “white space” plan

Inside Radio

  • Beasley revives the “One Day Sale.”
  • Cox Radio looks to mid-markets.
  • Entravision’s the latest to trim payroll.
  • “It’s kind of a rollercoaster.”
  • **INSIDE STORY** with MIKE KINOSIAN “Satellite Sisters” podcasting experiment in-progress
  • FCC, radio, may get a new chief overseer.
  • Who breaks “Obama Wins” news? Radio.
  • Oklahoma owner wins legislature race.

Radio Business Report

  • Arbitron updates litigation status
  • Moody’s considering downgrades for two radio companies
  • PPM hitting Arbitron’s targets
  • Danny Bonaduce returns to Philadelphia
  • Cox Radio Q3 profit down 21%
  • Arbitron adjusts PPM roll-out

Radio Online

  • Arbitron Details Sample Quality Metrics for PPM Markets
  • Entravision Q3 Net Revenue Decreases 5%, Loss Narrows
  • Bonaduce Returns to Philadelphia Mornings on WYSP
  • Cox Radio Q3 Revenues Down 6.2%, Earnings Fall 21.5%
  • Tyler Media/OKC President/CEO Skip Stow Resigns
  • CBS Radio’s News Stations See Election Day Increases
  • Beasley Broadcast Q3 Revs Down 8.2%, Earnings Up 134%
  • Inner City’s Urban AC WBLS/New York has announced staff changes to the syndicated Wendy Williams Show
  • WNWV-FM (The Wave)/Cleveland will debut the two-hour “Smooth Jazz Top 20 Countdown with Allen Kepler” on November 8.

NTS Aircheck

  • Rush: “I Am Ready For Battle!”
  • What Advice Do You Have For President Obama?
  • Change Is Good For Radio
  • Update: Karel Suspended
  • KGO’s Luckoff Marks 50 Years In Broadcasting
  • CBS Radio Launches DC Talker
  • We All Should Be Fair And Balanced!”
  • Dude, The Mic Is Always Live!


  • Arbitron – Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco
  • News – An Obama victory night audio montage from Apollo Productions.

All About Country

  • Cox Radio Profit Off In Q3
  • Toby’s Movie Gets An Impressive CMT Premiere As New CD Debuts At #1
  • Tommy Jenkins Upped To MD/Prod Dir. At KRVL
  • Arbitron Details October PPM Targets
  • Revenues At Beasley Down 8%
  • Ellen DeGeneres Celebrates Taylor Swift’s Fearless Release
  • Rascal Flatts Finishes 2008 With A Flourish
  • Another Round Of Citadel Budget Cuts
  • Skip Stow Resigns As Tyler Media’s CEO
  • Dierks’ Feel That Fire Ignites
  • Jewel’s January Solo Tour Announced
  • For Tim McGraw It Was More Than Just A Pitch
  • Stephen Cochran Heads For New York City
  • Nikki Knocks ‘Em Out In Nashville
  • Denise Roberts Departs Universal South
  • Jason Aldean Debuts She’s Country On CMA’s
  • COUNTRY Station Owner Wins Seat In Oklahoma House
  • Paisley Performs On Letterman Friday Night
  • Mark Wills Guests On XM’s Shortcuts This Weekend
  • Denis ‘Catfish’ Miller Lands In Elko, NV
  • Merle Haggard Recovering From Lung Surgery
  • KYGO/Denver Listeners Create Their TV Commercial