Radio News for Monday, 8/25/2008

– updated @3:00pm Eastern

Radio and Records

  • Mitchem To Return To D.C.
  • SBS Gets Nasdaq Delisting Notice
  • Ferrera Named EVP/A&R for Island, Mercury
  • Listener loyalty programs benefit from technological revolution
  • BMI Posts $901 Million Annual Revenue
  • Gamble Upped to CBS/Denver Director of Ops
  • Radio Dips 7% for First Half of ’08

All Access

  • Thea Mitchem Named OM At CC/DC-Balt.
  • NASDAQ Now Threatens SBS With Delisting
  • Moonves Third Highest-Paid CEO, Says AP
  • Survey: Advertisers To Slash Ad Budgets
  • Stephen Ferrera Named EVP/A&R At Island & Mercury
  • Moxley Named VP/Promotion At Show Dog
  • Report: Death Row Sale Terminated
  • FCC’s Martin Will Appear At NAB Radio Show
  • Report: Wal-Mart To Cherry-Pick CD Retail?
  • Clear Channel Takes Two Back From Trust
  • KBXO Deal Closes
  • Dahl Shifts Earlier At Jack FM/Chicago
  • WYSP Format Adds Classic Hard Rock
  • Toronto’s Mix 99.9 Changing Name To Virgin Radio
  • Copper Thieves Knock Another Station Off Air
  • Sheila Eldrige Exits Perry Broadcasting Augusta Cluster
  • KOMA’s Williams To Retire Friday
  • DiMonte Back On Montreal Radio
  • James Thomas Joins McVay New Media
  • O’Halloran Joins Strauss Radio Strategies
  • Rex McNeill Heads Crosstown
  • WJBR Names Megan Clendaniel Promotions Coordinator
  • The Sound Goes Out On A Dat-e-Base
  • Entercom Stream Stations Via FlyTunes
  • Syndication One Offers Extended Coverage of the DNC
  • Debbie Conner Joins Southern Star
  • Jenifer Wilde Gets “Smart”
  • KYGO’s Garret Doll Videos Tornado
  • DeFede Exits WFTL
  • Western Oregon U. Launches Football Network
  • WPOZ Keeps Central Florida Aware Of Fay’s Movement
  • Sommers To Join KTIS

Friday Morning Quarterback

  • Radio One Introduces “Posting” With Accountability One
  • Bob & Tom Head To TV Via WGN America
  • Independence Day For Ticketmaster
  • Woman Can Sue UMG Over Prince Clip On YouTube

Radio Ink

  • SBS Gets Nasdaq Warning
  • Radio Revenues Fall 6 Percent In July
  • Prosecutors Want Ward To Serve Nine Years
  • Choose The Best Programmers In Radio
  • Struble: Digital Content Will Maximize Radio’s Value

Inside Radio

  • Back-to-school season good for radio.
  • Advertisers forecast smaller budgets.
  • More groups push posting plans.
  • RAB posting plan is “more conservative.”
  • SBS runs into trouble with Nasdaq.
  • Chicago early morning shuffle.
  • Copper thieves silence station.
  • ASCAP Presents… The Mike Kinosian Interview: Tony Salvadore

Radio Business Report

  • Struble delivers sermon on HD
  • Non-spot is off, off-air is on, Q2 is down
  • Mega TV launches on Ch. 30 in Puerto Rico
  • CBS Radio News to join simulcast “Stand Up to Cancer”
  • Ingraham to air from DNC, RNC; speaks with McCain
  • Laura Ingraham reups with TRN
  • Debut pursuing small market/national platform strategy
  • FOX News Radio details DNC, RNC convention plans
  • New automotive momentum for HD Radio
  • Can radio lead in a DTV world?
  • Chris ‘Mad Dog’ Russo Joins SIRIUS XM


  • Madonna Starts ‘Sticky And Sweet’ Tour In Wales
  • AC/DC Gets Back To ‘Black’ On New Album
  • Dido Brings It All ‘Home’ On New Album
  • Mary J. Blige, Robin Thicke Team For Tour
  • Heavy Hitters Grace Negro League Benefit CD
  • Bloc Party Says Download ‘Definitely Working’
  • Doors Legal Dispute Nearing Resolution


  • Radio Dips 7% in First Half of ’08
  • SAG, AFTRA Unite for Ad Talks


  • News – Obama Introduces Biden To The Nation
  • News – Official: Obama Chooses Biden As VP Pick
  • Arbitron – Atlanta, Columbus, Kansas City, Miami, Milwaukee, Tampa
  • News – Malikha Moves To Afternoons On WWPR

All About Country

  • Artbitron’s Summer Phase I Results Today
  • A Hit Is A Hit
  • Taylor Swift Stays Grounded Even
  • With Fame Sick and Tired of All The Radio and Music BS?
  • Score Four For Featured Articles B
  • Keith Urban Hits Number One and Gives You The ‘Shirt’ Off His Back
  • AllAboutCountry Gets You The Mediabase Top 30 Daily

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