Radio News for Wednesday Feburary 11th 2009

Radio Headlines:

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

  • Report: Sirius Readying Chapter 11 Filing. Documents could be filed in Delaware within days
  • Paisley, Newfield Lead ACM Nominations
  • Jameson Traded From AFC To NFC
  • Adriance Bids Farewell To Kraddick
  • Live Nation, Ticketmaster Merger Confirmed
  • Halyburton Joins RadioTime As President
  • With $438 Million Due, Muzak Plays Into Bankruptcy
  • Condolences: ‘Brother Bill’ Goodman
  • Millennium Taps Ruble As A.C. Market Manager
  • Perkins To Mornings At WBZ
  • WOTT Flips To 94.1 In Watertown, N.Y.
  • Thompson Heads West To Calgary
  • Morris To Wake Up In Saskatoon
  • No Kiss For Chris Brown
  • WAY-FM Reaches Out To Listeners With Radiolicious App
  • A-Ware Software Adds Job Listings To MusicMaster Seminars
  • Rhodes, Nova M Working Things Out
  • ‘MUSEXPO 2009’ Coming To L.A.
  • Moore Takes Over Citadel/Los Angeles
  • Sirius On Yahoo’s List Of 2009 Possible Corporate Fatalities

All Access

  • CNET: Sony Music Woes Extend To Digital Sales
  • Lincoln National: Tough To Sell These Days
  • Is Content Still King?
  • FCC Targets New Jersey Pirate
  • USC Buys KXTY/San Luis Obispo
  • Report: Fight Started Over Text From Other Woman
  • Harris Corporation Showcases HD At NAB2009
  • WBZ Undecided On Renewal Of Bruins Rights
  • Lloyd-Jones Named Voice Of West Michigan Whitecaps
  • WHBQ Does That ‘Secret Valentine’ Thing
  • ‘Brother Bill’ Goodman Dies

Radio Ink

  • ‘What Do You See That The Rest Of Us Are Blind To?’
  • Interactive-Agency Head Outlines Ad Realities
  • Become A Fluent Online Speaker
  • Meeting Advertiser Expectations Key To Multi-Platform Selling
  • ‘Never Been A Better Time To Be A Broadcaster’
  • Convergence: Social Networking’s Big Possibilities
  • A New Golden Age For Radio?
  • Borrell: Radio’s Online Opportunities Are Bigger Than You Think
  • Convergence: Radio’s Opportunities — And Landmines
  • Moore Takes Helm At Citadel Radio LA
  • Cumulus Cuts Continue
  • Mike Made Millennium Market Manager
  • Cleveland’s WAKS Bans Brown
  • Gross To Host ‘Real Estate Today’
  • NY Times: Sirius XM Preps For Chapter 11
  • Face The Muzak: Elevator Music Provider Files For Chapter 11
  • Report: Sirius XM Rejected Takeover Bid
  • WAY-FM Media Group Signs With Radiolicious
  • Radio Nets Big Gains On ‘Net
  • Arbitron Signs Pamal, Sets New Hudson Valley Custom Survey
  • Study: Limbaugh’s Audience ‘Most Conservative’


  • Sirius XM To File For Bankruptcy?
  • Live Nation, Ticketmaster Agree On Merger
  • Clear Channel Borrows $1.6 Billion, Debt Downgraded
  • Crystal Legends grabs MD/nights at WERO
  • Dan Halyburton named President of RadioTime
  • Brian Burns joins the New Broadcast Partners, Grammys = ratings
  • Ergen may need to pay more for Sirius XM
  • columnist calls performance royalty a “sour note” for radio
  • satcaster makes list of companies that might not survive 2009

Inside Radio

  • Sirius XM preps for bankruptcy.
  • Catching up with Cumulus cuts.
  • LF’s still waiting to sell.
  • “Big Three” begin downsizing.
  • Advertisers embrace cost-cutting.
  • TargetSpot: Deal pays off.
  • Jobs are a growing traffic-driver.
  • Houston FM still feels Ike’s effects.
  • Muzak sees its fortunes fall.

Radio Business Report

  • Report: Sirius XM readies Chapter 11
  • Live Nation and Ticketmaster announce merger
  • Indy reporter blasts performance fee
  • Clear Channel grabs more cash
  • Maryland AG cuts “me too” PPM deal
  • CCTV apologizes for fire
  • Down quarter for Lincoln Financial
  • Arbitron lands in the Hudson River
  • WOTT changes frequency in Watertown
  • WBIX owner: Rennie was never an employee
  • The Limbaugh mandate

Radio Online

  • Report: Sirius XM Satellite Radio Prepares for Bankruptcy
  • Scott Jameson Joins WZGC (Dave FM)/Atlanta as PD
  • Brenda Adriance Exits Kraddick’s Yea Network as CEO
  • Journal Board Declares Reduced Quarterly Dividend
  • WAKS-FM/Cleveland Yanks Chris Brown From Playlist
  • 9th Annual Arbitron Urban PD Clinic Set for February 27
  • KLLC-FM (Alice @97.3)/San Francisco hires J. Love to handle nights
  • KLLY-FM (Kelly 95.3)/Bakersfield elevates night talent Lance Sottile to Assistant PD
  • “The Gospel Express” hosted by Morgan Dukes returns to WLIB-FM/New York
  • WBZ-AM/Boston names weekend anchor Walt Perkins as its new morning sports anchor replacing Gil Santos

NTS Aircheck

  • Moore Moves To Citadel
  • “Bill, Bill, Bill … “
  • A Job Killer For Both Sides
  • “Figure Out How To Compete”
  • Talk Media News Notes


  • Sirius XM Prepares Bankruptcy Filing
  • Chris Brown’s Alleged Assault Charges Could Cost Him His Endorsement Deals
  • A TV Show for Former ‘Beat’ Personality Envy McKee

All About Country

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