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Radio News for Wednesday, 10/1/2008


Radio News: US

Radio News: International

Radio and Records

  • Senate Passes Webcaster Settlement Act
  • Jenkins Resigns As EMF CEO
  • Pennington Promoted To WRIF PD
  • Maranville Exits Denver Radio
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: Duopolies Rescue Radio From Recession
  • Stock Market Snapshot, Sept. 30, 2008
  • Obama, Durbin Push For PPM Delay
  • Summer Detroit Arbitrends Reissued
  • Genesis Pays $3M For Mega’s WMGG/Tampa
  • Oppenheimer To Manage CC/Memphis
  • Shiverick To Exit MJI Interactive
  • Library Of Congress Gets Andre Kostelanetz Collection
  • Bassik Joins Air America
  • Janet Jackson Hospitalized In Montreal
  • Bill Would Force HD Radio On Sat. Receivers
  • NABOB Continues The PPM Dialogue
  • Webcasters Welcome House Vote On Royalties Negotiation
  • Walter Lee Succumbs
  • Honda Motors to ‘High School Musical 3’
  • Columbus Exits Cumulus/Nashville
  • Kelly Steps Aside As WHAT/Philly GM
  • Vancouver No Longer Clear
  • eMusic CEO To Exit
  • Sirius XM Names New After Market Executives
  • Lambert, Nast Form Rock Band Entertainment
  • Greaseman Returns To Jacksonville
  • Cadillac Jack Parks In WOGL Afternoons
  • EMI Music Appoints Handler Executive VP
  • UMG Names Harleston Senior Legal VP
  • Arbitron Adds Stavropoulos To Growing Technology Team
  • Rollover Beethoven!
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • Updated: Collins Fills PD Opening At KYLD
  • Updated: ‘The Beat’ Says Goodbye, Becomes ‘Digital’
  • Report: WXDX To Get Madden
  • Chart Highlights: Hudson Steps Into Urban AC ‘Spotlight’
  • Congress Extension Won’t Benefit Royalties Bill
  • Center Stage — R&R Convention Rewind
  • ABC Radio’s Anderson Elevated To Senior VP Of Programming, Distribution
  • Smiley Rolls Into Four More Markets
  • Syndication Scorecard: Sept. 26, 2008
  • FCC Upholds Rejection Of CPs For RB Schools

    All Access

    • Now Obama And Durbin Weigh In On PPM
    • Shiverick Exits As MJI Interactive President
    • Radio Stocks Mixed As Market Dives
    • Travis Barker Released From Hospital
    • Revs Up, But Net Loss For HipCricket
    • Journal Buys More Papers
    • Portland-Area Translator Sold
    • Bryant Named Sr. Exec. Officer At KWAM/Memphis
    • Andrea Scott Named Market Mgr. For Main Line/Dayton
    • WWBA/Tampa Moves To 820 AM
    • Organization Still Fighting Dobson Inclusion In Hall
    • Garber Named LSM At KFI-KTLK/L.A.
    • Report: Nokia’s ‘i-Phone’ Could Roll This Week
    • Radio One Launches Voter Registration Drive
    • ACM Names New Officers
    • WTKK Adds Sliwa For Nights
    • Footy Out, Beck Back At WIOD
    • WSSP Sets Brewers Playoff Coverage
    • KTLK-F/Twin Cities’ Monosso Joins Fox
    • Mo’ Bounce … Primed To Shout Out Your Calls!
    • Walter Lee Dead At 63
    • Larry Pareigis Loses Uncle
    • Host, Playwright J.J. McColl Dies

    FMQB

    • Sirius XM Begins Cross-Platform Programming
    • Pennington Promoted To PD At WRIF
    • Barack Obama Encourages PPM Delay
    • In Brief – September 30, 2008
    • Elvis Duran partners with Pop2Life
    • Which came first? Guitar Hero or the hit song?
    • Sirius XM stock predicted to fall to 50 cents
    • Live Nation comes alive

    Radio Ink

    • EMF Broadcasting CEO Jenkins Resigns
    • Oppenheimer Moves To CC/Memphis As Market Manager
    • Arbitron Reissues Detroit Arbitrends
    • Pennington PD At WRIF/Detroit
    • Cox Enterprises EVP Hughes To Retire
    • Journal Buys More Local Papersn
    • First ‘Radio Heard Here’ Spots Available
    • Bassik Takes Top Digital Slot At Air America
    • Obama, Durbin Weigh In On PPM

    Inside Radio

    • Welcome to the fourth quarter.
    • EMF founder Dick Jenkins resigns.
    • Ad agencies: Let PPM go forward.
    • Radio may see new Circuit City spending.
    • Jewel attributes stardom to radio.
    • Survey: Christian listeners tune-in for music.
    • Bob Struble promotes HD’s “long tail.”
    • Fired GM can sue for defamation.

    Radio Business Report

    • Arbitron rejects call to delay PPM
    • Radio’s future is multi-platform
    • Shotgun wedding for terrestrial/satellite radio?

    Radio Online

    • EMF Broadcasting Founder/CEO Dick Jenkins to Exit
    • Arbitron Re-issues Summer Phase II Arbitrends for Detroit
    • Tim Maranville Exits Denver Radio Co. Duo as OM/PD
    • Mark Pennington Elevated to PD of WRIF-FM/Detroit
    • Air America Media Appoints Bassik Chief Digital Officer
    • Oppenheimer Named Clear Channel/Memphis Market Mgr.
    • First ‘Radio Heard Here’ Commercials Are Now Available
    • Margaret Shiverick to Exit MJI Interactive as President
    • KWAM/Memphis Appoints Bryant Senior Executive Officer
    • WTKK-FM/Boston drops Talk Radio Network’s Laura Ingraham

    NTS Aircheck

    • Will McCain Now Have To Weigh In On PPM?
    • Arbitron Responds
    • Jackie Paulus Windy City Bound
    • Barely Looks A Day Over 19: Congrats to syndicated talker Doug Stephan
    • Bassik Named CDO At AAR
    • WTAE’s All Day Tailgate Party

    Urbansite

    • Arbitron – Detroit (Revised)
    • Airchecks – Not Quite Inetta
    • News – Dr. Charles Steele and Khao release song “Bridge Da Gap”
    • News – Eric Lynch Named WLOK VP/GM

    All About Country

    • Rollodex Alert: Aspirion Records New Location
    • Keni Thomas Appears On GAC Top 20 Countdown
    • WiMax Doesn’t Work In Mobile Situations
    • Ad Agencies Support PPM
    • Chicks With Hits Celebrate10-Years Of Hatching Hits
    • Darius Does Dave Letterman Show Tonight
    • Little Jimmy Dickens 60th Opry Anniversary Set
    • WIRK/West Palm Beach Remains On-Air During Fire
    • Best Buy Offers Its Own HD Radios
    • Wall Street Rebounds–Broadcast Stocks Mixed
    • Joe Diffie Signs With Rounder Records
    • Carrie Displays Fighting Sioux Colors
    • Kevin Costner Ventures Into COUNTRY Music
    • Former Hillbilly Takes Swings With Pirates
    • Charlie Haden And Grayson Caps Tie For Americana’s Most-Added
    • Duke University Student Spends ‘An Hour’ With Country Music
    • Obama & Durbin Urge PPM Delay
    • Alan Jackson Scores COUNTRY’S Most-Added
    • Charlie Garner Memorial Sunday In Centerville, TN