Radio News for Wednesday November 26th 2008

Happy Holiday

The Full RadioNX Update Will Return on Monday. Continued Updates Over the Holiday Weekend.


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

  • Interep Shuts Its Doors Bankruptcy judge awards remaining assets to Katz for $3.6 million
  • Politicians Push For Return Of Equal Time
  • Lindemann Hands Off WLCC/Tampa To MMTC
  • Noah’s Promotion A Sheer Delight
  • Harper And Champagne Exit WBLS
  • WGN’s New Morning Host
  • WABC Lineup Update
  • Ianniello Named CBS Deputy CFO
  • WMG Digital Revenue Up 39%
  • CBS Radio Leads Ando’s October Webcast Metrics
  • Analyst: Radioland Returns To The Bad Ol’ Days
  • ‘Half Of Radio Companies Will Be Gone In 36 Months,’ Forecasts Dickey
  • McGuinn New Current PD
  • CCR Granting Xmas Wishes
  • Bubba The Love Sponge’s Radio Empire Grows
  • Chart Highlights: Beyonce Notches No. 1 ‘Single’
  • Bayliss Puts Radio Roast On Hiatus

All Access

  • Courtney Holt Named Pres. At MySpace Music
  • Report: Redstone May Not Be Able To Sell CBS
  • WCCO Asks Big Names To Take 10% Pay Cut
  • Ex-BBCer Douglas Joins Universal Music
  • CC Trust Spins Off WALC/Charleston, SC
  • KFI Dedicates Tower To Late Engineer
  • No Fraud Charges For Florida Station
  • Gene Simmons Seeks Canadian Talent
  • Human Rights Group Tells TalkSport To Reconsider Gaunt’s Firing
  • NPR Donates Space For D.C. Food Bank
  • After 13 Years, Manic Street Preacher’s Edwards Declared Dead

Radio Ink

  • Katz Media Group Adds CBS, Entercom As Court OK’s Interep Deal
  • Savage Re-Ups With Talk Radio Network
  • Mississippi Station Hit With $15K Fine
  • WSJ Radio Network Offers Holiday Series
  • Ianello Named Deputy CFO At CBS Corp.
  • Interep Back In Court Today


  • Katz Media Group To Represent CBS Radio And Entercom
  • Warner Music Sees Q4 Profit Growth
  • Noah Sheer Promoted At IDJMG
  • Radio Is Headed For Worst Year Since 1954
  • WFBC/Greenville adds Ryan Seacrest
  • Interview with Sirius XM’s Scott Greenstein
  • Cumulus CEO warns of further economic troubles for radio

Inside Radio

  • Interep shuts its doors.
  • Katz gets CBS Radio, Entercom.
  • Report: Redstone would sell CBS.
  • Golden Mike Awards a go.
  • A tall honor for KFI’s late engineer.
  • It’s looking a lot like Christmas.
  • Food bank gets NPR space for no coin.

Radio Business Report

  • CBS and Entercom sign with Katz after bid approved
  • Prediction: Two years left for satellite radio
  • Clear Channel goes Dutch for bond buyback
  • Michael Savage reups with Talk Radio Network
  • A past Arbitron competitor’s take on the new competitor
  • Wall Street dumps Arbitron’s stock

Radio Online

  • Katz Media Group to Represent CBS Radio, Entercom
  • Savage Inks Multi-Year Deal with Talk Radio Network
  • Report: WCCO Asks Talent for Voluntary 10% Pay Cut
  • KATF-FM/Dubuque’s Mormann Killed in Auto Rollover
  • WELE/Daytona Beach Won’t Face Criminal Charges
  • Paul Allen, host of KFAN-AM/Minneapolis midday program, inks a five-year contract
  • Bonneville/St. Louis adds veteran sports broadcaster Todd Wise to the KMVN-FM
  • Talk WGN-AM/Chicago early afternoon host John Williams will move to mornings
  • Hot AC KGBY-FM (My925)/Sacramento flips to all holiday music through Christmas Day
  • Talk WABC-AM/New York ousts Bob Grant from its weekday schedule.

NTS Aircheck

  • Bob Grant Out At WABC/New York?
  • WGN Picks Williams
  • Clear Channel Granting Holiday Wishes
  • Greetings From Bob & Tom
  • Alan Colmes To Depart Hannity & Colmes


  • Arbitron – Memphis. Raleigh-Durham, Greenville-New Bern- Jacksonville
  • News – Vaughn Harper, Champaine Out At WBLS
  • Airchecks – Kode Wred WAMO 106.7 Pittsburgh
  • News – Carol O’s 10th Annual Atlanta Birthday Bash Benefit
  • Arbitron – Mike Love to ABC Network

All About Country

  • Arbitron Releases More Fall Phase I Trends Today
  • Next Weekend Is GAC’s SuperFan Weekend
  • For Blake Shelton: What A Week!
  • No 2009 Bayliss Radio Roast
  • Mindy McCready Says She’s Lived ‘Recklessly’
  • KZSN/Wichita Sponsors SafeRiders
  • KSSN/Little Rock Set For Another Big Toys Event
  • St Jude’s Thanks And Giving Features Brad Paisley & Keith Urban
  • DVR Alert! CMT Giants: Alan Jackson Premiere
  • Jo Dee Messina: 6-Months Pregnant & Ready To Run
  • We Haven’t Seen Losses Like This Since 1954
  • Judge Decides The Fate Of Katz-Interep Deal Today
  • Ken Moultrie & Mike Bettelli Form Broadcast Partners