Radio News for Wednesday 10-22-2008

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Radio and Records

  • Wellman Named Q104.3/New York PD, Wellman has been station APD/MD since spring 2000
  • Clear Channel Ups Five, Secures Others. Davis, Hunnicutt, Hunt, Hardin, Poleman all score expanded duties
  • Theodore Joins CBS/Detroit, Corporate
  • Report: Relationship Between Commercial Radio, Indie Artists/Labels Lacks Progress
  • Baxter Upped To GSM At KIIS-FM
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Oct. 21, 2008
  • RIAA Wants Second Look At Mechanical Late Fees
  • Boyarski Named Senior VP/GM At Warner/Chappell
  • Lori Lewis Joins Midwest Communications
  • New Guns N’ Roses Single Hits Radio Wednesday
  • CCR, Nav N Go Partnership Accelerates Development Time For PNDs
  • Heitger, Biddell Promoted At FLR
  • Arbitron’s Q3 Income Steady At $17M
  • SBS Hit With FCC Fines
  • Karmazin: Merging Sirius, XM Tech Years Away
  • Eminem’s Album Produced By Dr. Dre
  • Graham Rises At Dial Global
  • CCR Welcomes New OM, KSLZ-FM PD To St. Louis
  • Tom Appears In Delaware
  • Sirius Challenged On Alleged Labor Abuses
  • Sovereign City Invites You To Have A ‘Great Day’
  • A Tale Of Two Cities: Mahalick Adds Wolf/Seattle PD Chores

All Access

  • Eric Wellman Rises To PD At Q104.3/N.Y.
  • WSJ: News Corp. Pres. Defends Challenge To FCC
  • Will Arbitron Issue Refunds Because Of Hurricane Ike?
  • O’Reilly ‘Likely’ To End Radio Show
  • Report: Dubay To Face Cocaine Charge
  • Texas AMs Rearrange Ownership Interests
  • CRTC Turns Down B.C. FM Application
  • Toni Braxton Exits ‘Dancing With The Stars’
  • Nav N Go To Embed Clear Channel Traffic Into Software
  • Report: WHLO Adds FM HD2 Simulcast
  • B’day Cards For Granny

Radio Ink

  • Wellman To PD At Q104.3
  • Clear Channel Signs Programming Execs To New Deals, Promotes Five
  • Energy Runs Out In Phoenix
  • Arbitron Revenues Up In Q3
  • Sovereign City Launches Great Day In Mornings
  • Dial Global Ups Graham To VP/Comedy Prep
  • CCTTN Data Added To Nav N Go PND Software
  • Stefanovich To Keynote RAB2009
  • Theodore Named CBS Radio VP/CHR Programming, Detroit VP


  • Clear Channel Radio Locks In, Promotes Top Programmers
  • Karmazin: Merged Technology Years Away
  • Dom Theodore Joins CBS Radio
  • Study: No Change In Indie Radio Airplay
  • Lala.com Reinvents Itself Again
  • In Brief – October 21, 2008
  • Mark Anderson named OM for CC-St. Louis
  • Arbitron releases Q3 results
  • Can Sirius XM survive?
  • Emmis’ Smulyan sees light ahead amid dark clouds
  • The dirty game behind Webcaster royalty rates

Inside Radio

  • Bill O’Reilly to leave radio.
  • Houston expects PPM refunds.
  • The mass exodus that wasn’t.
  • Activists: Sirius XM uses sweatshops.
  • Arbitron’s big pinch is in small markets.
  • Sovereign City’s Oasis adds morning drive.
  • Clear Channel Traffic strikes software deal.
  • Sirius XM swaps debt for shares.
  • Columbus station hit over endorsement.

Radio Business Report

  • Sherwood addresses new WW1 structure
  • Westwood One reorganizes top management
  • 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
  • Mel ‘ZenMaster’ changes course

Radio Online

  • CCR Inks Senior Programming Talent to Longterm Deals
  • CBS Radio/Detroit Names Dom Theodore VP/Programming
  • Clear Channel Elevates Baxter to GSM at KIIS-FM/L.A.
  • KNRJ-FM (Energy 92.7)/Phoenix to Jettison Rhythmic CHR
  • Radio’s Relationship with Indy Labels Sees No Change
  • NPR Offers Captioned Radio Broadcast on Election Night
  • Lori Lewis Joins Midwest as Multi-Media Content Manager
  • Arbitron Q3 Revenues Up 9.9% Spending Up Over PPM
  • Sovereign City Debuts Great Day with ”Jim & Debbie”
  • Dial Global Ups Graham to VP/Comedy Prep Programming

NTS Aircheck

  • Lee Abrams: “No Government Bailout!”
  • Dom Theodore is named VP/Programming for CBS Radio/Detroit
  • WSSP/Milwaukee adds the Content Factory’s Dan Patrick Show to the Entercom Sports/Talker’s lineup
  • AP News Goes Mobile
  • Pick Up The Phone, It’s John McCain
  • Obama Media Spending At Record Levels
  • McCain Visits Imus
  • KCBS Adds FM Simulcast: CBS Radio


  • New Releases – Brian Clay’s Exclusive Remix “Change ’08”
  • Arbitron – Charlotte, Nashville, Oklahoma City, Memphis, Birmingham, Rochester NY
  • News – Dead bear covered with Obama signs found at school
  • Arbitron – Indianapolis, Louisville, New Orleans and Dayton

All About Country

  • It’s ‘Fresh Country’ for Mapleton Country Stations
  • Lee Ann Womack Starts Her Wed. on the ‘CBS’s Early Show’
  • 82 Year Old Steel Guitarist Howard White dies
  • WSM-FM Emerges As Nashville’s COUNTRY Leader
  • BamaJam Set For June 4-6 Near Enterprise, AL
  • Dow Down–Broadcast Issues Down–Arbitron Tumbles
  • Justin Moore’s First Album Decided On By Fans
  • Chris LeDoux’s Western Underground Issues New Single
  • Shawna Russell Hits Texoma Country At KKAJ
  • Robby Lynn Receives ICM Radio Personality Of The Year Award
  • The Bellamy Brothers Rally Accept ICM Award With Gratitude
  • Clear Channel Inks Programming SVP’s To Long Term Deals
  • Jake Owen & Chuck Wicks Host CMA Webisodes
  • Julia Burton Visits West Virginia Radio Stations
  • Charlie Allen Burns Up the Road AND The Dance Floors
  • Nick Tyler Programs NNB/Billings COUNTRY Stations
  • Gene Watson’s Tour Bus Gets ‘Hung Up’
  • CBS/Detroit Gets A VP/Programming
  • Mark Anderson New Ops Mgr At KSD/St Louis

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