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Radio News for Wednesday, 9/24/2008


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Radio and Records

  • Ninety Percent Of Markets Declined In August
  • Cahill To Program DC Duo
  • Davies Returns To Radio One
  • 35 Pivotal Moments In R&R History: FCC Requires AM Radios To Also Carry FM – 1974
  • Boise Scheduled To Rock
  • Dial Global Continues Network Radio Run
  • Stock Market Snapshot: Sept. 23, 2008
  • Amazon Develops MP3 Store For Google Mobile Platform
  • UMG Flips Switch On Ingrooves
  • Sony Ericsson To Roll Out Music Service In Weeks
  • CBS Gets ‘A Number Of Compelling Offers’ For Its 50 Radio Stations
  • Updated: FM Sports To St. Louis In ’09
  • Columbia Bares Its Fang
  • Seacrest Hears Columbus Is Nice
  • KPAM Restructures Management
  • Novello Resigns From WBRU
  • Jeff Z Exits The Zone/Sacto
  • Barker Has Surgeries For Burns Suffered In Crash
  • CBS Radio Goes Fishing; Radio Is Its Bait
  • A.M. Drive Open On KYLD
  • CBS/L.A. Ups Weatherly, Moore, Weiner
  • Obit: Carl C. Smith
  • ‘Morning Bull’ Comes To WEDG
  • Feder To Leave Sun-Times
  • Thurman Leaving Curb, Record Promotion
  • Lynch Named VP/GM Of WLOK-AM
  • Clear Channel Spent Over $1M Lobbying On Localism, Satcasters In Q2
  • BMG Ups Rosenberg To VP Of Mobile Marketing
  • Arbitron Radio Advisory Council Extends Deadline For New Reps
  • Obit: Jack Boston
  • Insufficient Power Impeding HD Growth
  • George Bodarky Promoted to WFUV News & Public Affairs Director
  • Updated: Inouye, Leahy Urge Arbitron To Pursue PPM Accreditation
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • R&R Convention: The Voice Of The People
  • R&R Convention: No Harmony On Performance Rights
  • NAB Radio Show: No Gloom, Doom From Group PDs At NAB Show
  • NAB Radio Show: Selling Radio In A Challenging Economy
  • R&R Convention: R&R Talks About Alternative Business Models For, Well, R&R
  • R&R Convention: The Evolution Of The Smooth Jazz Species — The Time Is Now
  • R&R Convention: The Discovery Channels
  • NAB Radio Show: Even With PPM, It’s Still Radio
  • NAB Radio Show: On The Way: Gen Y
  • R&R Convention: The Gen Y Challenge
  • NAB Radio Show: Content Is King
  • R&R Convention: United We Stand In A PPM World
  • Live Nation Ups Garner To CEO, Global Music
  • R&R Convention: Industry Achievement, Day Two
  • Jacobs Summit: Presidents Of Radio
  • Jacobs Summit: Laporte Says Web Allows Audience Engagement
  • NAB Radio Show: Radio’s Bleak Outlook Extending Into 2009

    All Access

    • Charlie Cook Joins Mt. Wilson As Sr. Dir./Programming
    • Diaries Questioned In San Diego Ratings Incident
    • Ludlum Out At KFWB
    • Barrett Named PD For New St. Louis Sports Talker
    • Music Management Appointments At Sirius XM
    • Report: How CBS Got Digital Religion
    • Greaseman Rumors Just That … Rumors
    • Kansas CPs, Wyoming Combo Sold
    • KQXR Flips To Active Rock
    • GCap Sells U.K.’s Fun Radio
    • U.K.’s NME Radio Gets FM Slot… Briefly
    • Q Named MD At Power In Fresno
    • Gannon Exits TM
    • Hip Hop Meets The Muppets?
    • StreetPulse: Kings Of Leon Debut On Top
    • Judy Seale Honored With Two International Country Awards
    • Darius Rucker Tops Country Album Sales Chart With Debut
    • Kid Rock To Co-Host ‘Country Countdown USA’ This Weekend
    • Study: Economy Becomes Top News Story… But Not On Radio
    • County Attorney: ‘Confession’ On Leykis Show Bogus
    • UConn Inks Rights Deal With IMG
    • James Whale Drops Suit Against TalkSport
    • Contesting For Night Opening In Reno
    • Jude Corbett Adds Another Station
    • Former WARM/Scranton Host, Sportscaster Ron Allen Dies
    • Blooms Welcome New Minnesota Twins
    • Luczak’s Back In The Game

    FMQB

    • Sirius XM Announces Music Programming Team
    • Groups Reach Royalty Agreement
    • Arbitron Releases RADAR 98 Ratings
    • Election-themed HD Radio ad campaign launches
    • Chris Novello steps down at WBRU
    • Pandora adds ads on iPhones
    • Webcasting royalties a royal pain

    Radio Ink

    • Ratings Flap In San Diego
    • Emmis Sets Fiscal Q2 Earnings Call
    • Davies Heads Radio One/Atlanta
    • Analyst: Revenue Declines Never So Widespread
    • Cahill Takes PD Post At WBIG & WASH
    • Comprehensive Website Design Solution
    • MIW ’09 Mentoring Program Detailed
    • Online Royalties Agreement Reached
    • Lynch Tapped As WLOK VP/GM
    • Journal Radio Revenues Down In August

    Inside Radio

    • Media buyers await financial fallout.
    • How’s Business? Nearly all markets down.
    • Radio rethinks AE’s three-month draws.
    • Today’s sales focus is on new business.
    • More PPM debate is expected today.
    • The public and radio are quiet on FCC review.
    • D-A says Leykis show confession is bogus.
    • Dr. Laura takes on YouTube.

    Radio Business Report

    • The board of directors at Hearst-Argyle Television has elected F rank A. Bennack, Jr. Chairman
    • Music industry groups settle some online royalty disputes
    • What will the CBS Radio auction bring?

    Radio Online

    • Bill Cahill Appointed PD at WBIG-WASH/Washington
    • Radio One/Atlanta Taps Tim Davies as VP/Market Manager
    • Dial Global Contemporary Network Tops RADAR 98
    • Chris Novello Exits WBRU/Providence as Program Dir.
    • Pamplin’s KPAM/Portland Realigns Management Structure
    • Details Unveiled for 2009 MIW Radio Group Mentoring
    • Blanchard River Acquires Clear Channel’s WBUK/Lima OH
    • Mike Bauer is promoted to the newly created position of Assistant PD at KGME-AM
    • Richard (Rick) Rendon joins broadcast brokerage firm Kalil & Co. as a Vice President
    • Clear Channel/Minneapolis names Ricky Roo as Creative Services

    Billboard

    • Metallica Edges Ne-Yo, Nelly To Remain No. 1
    • Fresh Hot Chip: Covers, EPs, Shows, New Songs
    • Matisyahu Preps EP, Eyes ’09 For New Album
    • Kanye West Has Hand In Puppet Pilot
    • Clay Aiken To ‘People’: ‘Yes, I’m Gay’
    • Neil Diamond Extends North American Tour
    • Busta Rhymes Shifts To Universal Motown

    Urbansite

    • News – Tim Davies Joins Radio One Atlanta
    • News – Prayers Needed For Hank Spann
    • Arbitron – Indianapolis, Las Vegas, New Orleans
    • News – Arbitron Radio Advisory Council Nominations Extended
    • Airchecks – Keisha Nicole
    • News – CBS Begins Auctioning Radio Stations

    All About Country

    • Analyst: Radio Revenue Declines Everywhere
    • Celebrity Auction On eBay Launched By ‘Women For The Cure’
    • Jimmy Wayne Takes To The Grid Iron To Sing the National Anthem
    • Nashville’s WSIX Now in 10th Place
    • Vince Gill To Appear At R.O.P.E. Golden Banquet/Awards
    • New Husband and Wife Duo Thompson Square Featured in Country Weeklys Listen Up!
    • Singer Todd O’Neill Brings Helps To Louisiana Hurricane Victims Through Song
    • CMT picks Dee McLaughlin To Join Their Team
    • ‘Country Live USA’ Picks Up KCLV
    • Charlie Cook Climbs Aborad Mt. Wilson As Sr. Dir./Programming
    • Newcomer Brynn Marie Gets ‘Foxy’ in Motown with Scott
    • Arbitron Summer Phase II Results Keep Comin
    • Royalty Deal Reached
    • Cash And Watson To Be Showcased at Country Hall Of Fame
    • Mother of KDXY Marketing Dir. Christie Matthews Passes
    • For Joe Nichols–It’s A Gas
    • Tony & Kris ‘Bomb’ Sets Off Many ‘Explosions’ At KUSS/San Diego
    • WDSY/Pittsburgh Pulls Out The Stops For Chad Hudson
    • Travis Tritt Advises James Otto
    • Froggy 103/Murray, KY Nets Nearly $52K For St Jude
    • Music & Online Industries Agree To Royalty Rates
    • Kenny Releases New CD One Track At A Time–Digitally
    • RADAR 98 Released: Radio’s Audience Holds Firm
    • Shawna Russell Lands Sponsorship Deal
    • Randy Travis’ Christmas On The Pecos Releases November 4th
    • Aaron Tippin Signs With Country Crossing Records

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