Radio News for Tuesday 10-21-2008

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Radio News International:

Radio and Records

  • Karmazin: Merging Sirius, XM Tech Years Away. New chip sets and car manufacturers lead time needed
  • A Tale Of Two Cities: Mahalick Adds Wolf/Seattle PD Chores
  • FM News In San Fran
  • CCR Welcomes New OM, KSLZ-FM PD To St. Louis
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 20, 2008
  • Updated: Beusse Out At Westwood One
  • RAB Reports September Radio Revs Down 9%
  • EMI Ups Kahn To CFO
  • Dial Global Names 24-Hour Format Programming Management Team
  • Critical Times For Critical Mass
  • Pettigrew Elevated To PD At WUFO-AM
  • Sirius Exchanges 67 Mil. Shares For $30.5 Mil. Debt
  • Power 105.1 Appoints LSM In N.Y.
  • Edmonton, You’re On The Air!
  • CAB Drops Off HOF Inductee List
  • Chicago Gets Progressive FM Talk
  • Kelley To Oversee Saga/Norfolk
  • Star And Buc Wild Exit ‘Pulse 87’
  • Andy Stefanovich Set To Deliver Opening Keynote At RAB
  • FCC’s $450,000 NASCAR Finishes 32nd Of 43 Entries
  • Chart Highlights: Keith ‘Front’ And Center Atop Country
  • U2 Gets Live Nation Stock Payday
  • Country DJ, Radio Hall of Fame Members Announced

All Access

  • KNRJ/Phoenix To Spin The Format Wheel
  • Revenues Up 9.9% For Arbitron
  • CEO Sees Light Ahead Amid Dark Clouds
  • Lala.com Is Reborn
  • Sirius XM Swaps Shares For Notes
  • Global Traffic Network Pulls Out Of UBC Deal
  • Virginia AM Sold
  • CBS/Pittsburgh Gets Out The Vote
  • Clarke Joining Capital
  • Extanded Pledge Drive Helps Hawaii Public Radio Hit Goal
  • KEX ‘Joe The Plumber’ Site Meets Goal
  • WSSP Adds Patrick
  • NPR To Offer Election Coverage Live Transcription For Deaf
  • KFI CE John Paoli Dies

Radio Ink

  • KCBS-AM/San Francisco Gets An FM Simulcast
  • Anderson Named CC/St. Louis OM
  • Dial Global Names Format Programmers
  • Smulyan: Radio’s Strength Is In Unity
  • Report: CBS Or Viacom Could Be Up For Sale
  • Sherwood Upped To Westwood One President
  • Radio Revenues Fall 8 Percent In September
  • Salem Schedules Q3 Earnings Release


  • Westwood One President/CEO Beusse Resigns, CFO Sherwood Elevated
  • Dial Global Sets New Programming Team
  • RAB releases Sept. radio revenue results,
  • EMI Music promotes Paul Kahn to CFO for North America
  • iLike and TuneCore partner up
  • Radio Gaining Audience But Not Ad Revenue
  • Could Sumner Redstone sell off Viacom or CBS?
  • Would an Obama win bring back the Fairness Doctrine?
  • Live Nation vs. Ticketmaster

Inside Radio

  • Westwood One looks for momentum.
  • Forecaster: Flat rates realistic in ’09.
  • CBS sees value in an FM simulcast.
  • Owner opts for land sale over license.
  • Agency sees “perfect time” for radio.
  • Community battles over tower.
  • Global Traffic walks from UK deal.

Radio Business Report

  • Radio Revenue Remains a Hard Hat Zone
  • New IBOC Translator From Larcan
  • Westwood One reorganizes top management
  • RBR First: Major shakeup at WW1: Beusse has left the building
  • Mel ‘ZenMaster’ changes course
  • KCBS adds FM carrier
  • Dial-Global names format management team
  • CRB Hall of Famers
  • Westwood One reorganizes top management

Radio Online

  • CBS Radio to Flip KFRC-FM/San Francisco to All News
  • Scott Mahalick Adds KKWF (The Wolf)/Seattle PD Duties
  • CC/St. Louis Names Mark Anderson as Operations Manager
  • Westwood One Reorganizes Executive Management Team
  • Report: Sumner Redstone May Sell CBS Corp. or Viacom
  • Sirius XM Considers Reverse Stock Split to Boost Price
  • Clear Channel/New York Names Tejeda as Local Sales Mgr.
  • Dial Global Names 24/7 Format Programming Management
  • Andy Stefanovich to Deliver Opening Keynote at RAB2009
  • Premiere Radio Launches ‘Production Vault News/Talk’

NTS Aircheck

  • Sarah Palin Unplugged
  • Michael Kay Re-Ups At WEPN/New York
  • Newsweb Turns Left In Chicago


  • Arbitron – Indianapolis, Louisville, New Orleans and Dayton
  • News – Ray Tejeda New Local Sales Manager at Power 105.1 NYC
  • News – Bob Summers Exits 92.1 WROU Dayton

All About Country

  • It’s Still Summer In The Ratings World
  • Jewel Gets Last Laugh On Paisley
  • Is Crossing From COUNTRY To Pop Good For COUNTRY?
  • Dolly Mafia Kicks Off Backwoods Barbie Tour
  • Faith Hill Does Bikini Cover For December Shape Magazine
  • Keith Urban Tour DVD Set To Release November 11th
  • COUNTRY Radio’s Biggest Advertisers
  • Gretchen Wilson Headlines WYCD/Detroit’s Christmas Concert
  • Red 102.3/Harrisburg, PA Rides For Children’s Miracle Network
  • Dial Global Names COUNTRY Formats’ New Leaders
  • It’s Release Week For Craig Morgan’s That’s Why
  • Toby Keith’s New Video Now Available
  • CRB Announces COUNTRY DJ & Radio HOF Inductees

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