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Radio & Streaming Media News for Monday 03-30-2009


Radio Headlines:

  • Clear Channel Radio Names Mitch Goldstein CFO – yahoo
  • SNL Kagan: Broadcast-Ad Revenue Will Fall For Foreseeable Future – paid content
  • Premiere Radio Networks Syndicates Elvis Duran And The Morning Show – yahoo
  • Penhallow: My radio days are over for now – detroit freepress
  • ALLEGED GEORGE WEBER KILLER DEMANDS CASH FOR INTERVIEW – ny post
  • Mariposa’s Bob Arbogast was a ’60s L.A. radio star – merced sun star
  • Crashing Through The Glass Ceiling. AWRT poll reveals challenges faced by aspiring female PDs – radio and records
  • Broadcast tower collapses near Wichita – kansas city star
  • Imus Asks $30 Million for Westport Waterfront Mansion – westport now
  • Tribal Radio: Approved by the FCC – radio 2020
  • NPR considers rare on-air pledge drive despite ban – the seattle times
  • Universal Music Group Dominating Digital Sales – the business insider
  • Interactive One Names Napster CTO David Wolfe to the Newly Created Position of Chief Product and Operating Officer – fox business
  • 1050 CHUM: A Final Appreciation – the infinite dial
  • ABC fine-tunes Dundas and Torney for quest of multimedia age – australianit

Radio News US:

Business & Financial

  • Modavox Pleased With New York District Court Markman Hearing Ruling – yahoo
  • Clear Channel Radio Names Mitch Goldstein CFO – yahoo
  • Cox Enterprises making push for Cox Radio shares – business jacksonville
  • SNL Kagan Releases New Radio/TV Station Annual Outlook Showing Steep Broadcast Revenue Declines in 2009 – yahoo
  • SNL Kagan: Broadcast-Ad Revenue Will Fall For Foreseeable Future – paid content
  • Salem tunes up its costs – pacific coast business times
  • Salem Communications Corporation – Financial and Strategic Analysis Review – trading markets
  • Westwood One, Inc. – Financial and Strategic Analysis Review – trading markets
  • Serious Threats to Sirius Radio. Web outfits like Pandora, Foneshow, Stitcher, and Slacker broadcast portable and mobile content that makes Sirius look overpriced and stodgy – business week
  • Univision Announces 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results – individual.com
  • Charter files Chapter 11 – radio business report
  • Reports: News Corp. to hire former AOL chief – cnet

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Programming, Changes & Ratings

  • Premiere Radio Networks Syndicates Elvis Duran And The Morning Show – yahoo
  • Z100 morning show goes national. Clear Channel’s Premiere Radio Networks will syndicate the local radio gab-fest, which started in New York but rolled out to Philadelphia, Miami and Cleveland. – crains new york
  • Elvis Makes His Premiere Premiere. Show now a national offering – radio and records
  • Premiere Radio Networks Syndicates Elvis Duran And The Morning Show – earth times
  • Penhallow: My radio days are over for now – detroit freepress
  • Lex And Terry Recruit ‘Doubledown’ For PD Duties – radio and records
  • On the radio: WPAT happy it’s Cup runneth over. Program director Tony Luna of WPAT-FM (93.1) says it “wasn’t a hard decision” to carry all the World Cup soccer matches – ny daily news
  • Jones Promoted At Cumulus – radio and records
  • Talk station switching formats. Radio station KYCR-AM (1570) is switching from talk format to a business and finance focus – twin cities
  • Kalamazoo area broadcast media trimming staff, reshaping operations – mlive
  • Moving in Fort Myers. 100.1 WZJZ Fort Myers Ft Ft. Naples Smooth Jazz Z100 Z100.1 Movin Moving Dream – radio insight
  • WNRI 1380 fires Dave Kane – valley breeze
  • Another Smooth Jazz has bitten the dust. This time, in Fort Myers, FL as 100.1 WZJZ has begun stunting with a loop of a line from Reel 2 Real’s “I Like To Move It”.
  • Save Mart Pharmacies Launches ‘Ask the Pharmacist’ Radio Forum (KMJ) – progressive grocer
  • TOMMY BOLIN Special To Air On KFRC 88.9 FM In June – blabbermouth
  • Tonight’s Sexy Saturdays Cancelled. I just got word that tonight’s Sexy Saturdays affair, which is put on by local station Power 98.3 FM, has been cancelled. – phoenix new times
  • Jonas Brothers rock at Radio Disney – on the red carpet
  • Commercial Radio Station in Kansas to air entire day of Metallica – the gauntlet
  • SF-Oakland Bay Area Media Cover OPD Officers Funeral – rich lieberman report
  • Judd Sirott gets job in Chicago Cubs’ radio booth – chicago tribune
  • Hot air: Texas Rangers radio booth a mutual admiration society – dallas morning news
  • O’s radio cut short – baltimore sun

News & PR

  • ALLEGED GEORGE WEBER KILLER DEMANDS CASH FOR INTERVIEW – ny post
  • Radio Host’s Alleged Killer Wants Cold, Hard Cash.George Weber’s alleged killer won’t tell his story, unless there’s some money involved. – the celebrity cafe
  • Slain newsman’s blog a window into Brooklyn life – newsday
  • Westwood One proves need for Employee Free Choice Act in Sen. Specter’s backyard – examiner
  • Mariposa’s Bob Arbogast was a ’60s L.A. radio star – merced sun star
  • Larry Glick, 87, radio legend, dies – boston herald
  • Larry Glick, Hub radio voice long a beacon for nightowls – boston.com
  • Irving R. Levine, longtime reporter for NBC, dies at 86 – missourian
  • Steve Harvey, gender guru. The radio host has a book of tips for women on the male mentality. – philadelphia inquirer
  • Crashing Through The Glass Ceiling. AWRT poll reveals challenges faced by aspiring female PDs – radio and records
  • Houston Is Loving Its Rush Limbaugh Again – houston press
  • Not guilty plea for Chautauqua radio host – wkow madison
  • Broadcast tower collapses near Wichita – kansas city star
  • KYQQ Tower Falls Near Winfield – kwch
  • Network Radio Ad Spots Reach 186MM Each Week: RADAR 100 – media buyer planner
  • “I Am Atlanta” Radio Campaign Hits the Airwaves – atlanta daybook
  • Amy Jacobson completes comeback. RADIO | TV reporter fired over bikini joins Roe Conn: ‘I thought I was going to be homeless’ – chicago sun times
  • Don’t touch that dial. Pensacola country radio station wins big at the Academy of Country Music Awards – pnj
  • WRNO rocked local talk radio a year ago when it took Rush Limbaugh from powerhouse WWL – nola
  • Imus Asks $30 Million for Westport Waterfront Mansion – westport now
  • Howard Stern to Comedian Jerry Lewis: Acknowledge Your Biological Daughter – tmrzoo
  • WIBC-FM Named Finalist for Prestigious Crystal Radio Awards – yahoo
  • Daniels one of ‘Most Influential’ blacks in radio (WJZD) – sun herald
  • Radio is Top Source for Local News – wkkj
  • Swine taken from pen. A 19-year-old man was arrested Friday after he reportedly stole four pigs from a radio station property. – sun newspapers
  • How the media affects the job hunt – naples news
  • Jon Mark Beilue: ZZ Top sends her over the top. Local DJ wins trip to see idols – amarillo.com
  • Radio’s ‘End’ recalled in Cleveland International Film Festival documentary – cleveland.com
  • Man advertises his résumé on the radio – woai
  • Werner Ladder Co. Is the Official Sponsor of ESPN Radio/Mike & Mike in the Morning Sheets of Integrity Challenge – pr newswire
  • News media leaders say finding new revenue, developing formats challenge journalism today – the news station wnep
  • Barbara Walters Is Not Quitting TV – wowowow
  • Report Underscores Value Of Music In Branding – billboard

OP/ED, Political & Feature

  • This Is Radio Nowhere – inside music media
  • You Are What I Hear – tommy kramer
  • Boss Radio: Revealed at Last – boss radio forever
  • Radio: In search of truth serum – gorman media
  • On the Air: Radio still has a few good shows – pj star
  • For him, the golden age of radio lives on – philly burbs
  • A new low for some listening to Mile High – denver post
  • Talk radio entertains with bloviating – the daily beacon
  • OPINION: ‘Brian And The Judge’ raise talk show bar – brockton enterprise news
  • Conservative “Talkers” Will Soon Be Gone! – american daily
  • Tom Eblen: Restoring Fairness Doctrine a bad idea – kentucky.com
  • O’REILLY: Media bias for Obama benefiting opposition – dnj.com
  • Ratings indicate displeasure. Shocking many of its listeners, the left-leaning National Public Radio recently ran a commentary pointing out that Fox News Channel, which NPR considers to be very conservative, is amassing record ratings in the wake of the Democratic takeover in Washington. – aiken standard
  • Doug Finke: Blago on the radio a blast from the past – galesburg.com
  • Bing leader on TV, radio ad spending in Detroit mayoral race – detroit freepress
  • Wave the White Flag in the Limbaugh War – american chronicle
  • Obama Brings Flush Times for Black News Media – ny times
  • American Right To Life: The Ann Coulter Hang-Ups – pr newswire

FCC & Legal

  • FCC Daily Digest – FCC
  • Tribal Radio: Approved by the FCC – radio 2020

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Public, Educational & Religious

  • NPR considers rare on-air pledge drive despite ban – the seattle times
  • NPR Weighs Rare On-Air Pledge Drive. Nonprofit Last Appealed For Public’s Funds in ’83 – the washington post
  • NPR Freeloading Considered – gumption
  • NPR news programs achieve record ratings – dallas morning news
  • NPR enjoyed record audience in ’08 – honolulu advertiser
  • NPR Continues to Grow, Even in These Uncertain Times – the ledger
  • U.S. urges Iran for access to jailed journalist – canada.com
  • ‘Fairness’ at NPR – pittsburgh tribune review
  • Downturn hits WBCR. Struck by a choppy economy, the fundraising efforts by the staff of WBCR-FM radio reached about $18,000 this weekend, which is about $2,000 short of the studio’s goal.- the berkshire eagle
  • Pair aiming for ‘community minded’ radio – the troy record
  • KRPS seeks donors to be ‘missing pieces of the puzzle’ – pittsburg kansas morning sun
  • WUNC and listeners mark a decade of tuning in – pilot online
  • National Radio Host in Bangor to Meet Fans – wabi tv
  • Garrison Keillor, ‘Prairie Home Companion’ pays tribute to Fox Valley – post crescent
  • Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod mulls selling classical station – missourian

Streaming & Tech

  • The ins and outs of HD, satellite radio – sf gate
  • Technical Perspective of SIRI – sirius buzz
  • CommLawBlog offers broadcasters guide to streaming royalty deal – rain
  • Interactive One Names Napster CTO David Wolfe to the Newly Created Position of Chief Product and Operating Officer – fox business
  • Top Internet Radio Guide Expands to Over 5,000 Streaming Online Radio Stations – emedia wire
  • RCS Releases HD Importer 4.2 – radio magazine
  • Listen to Harvard radio station on your iPhone – wicked local
  • Who Needs Radio When You’re a Podcast Superstar? – tech news world
  • From radio, two more for the Internet. “Dennis & Judi” fans will be glad to hear that Judi Franco, who held down the afternoon show on NJ 101.5 with co-host Dennis Malloy for 11 years (until Nov. 21, 2008), is launching her own podcast show on the Web. – app.com
  • Sansa slotRadio offers 1,000 songs for $100, but it has limitations – chicago tribune
  • SMN Global Holdings Hires Emmy Nominee Producer As President of New Media Division – individual.com
  • Nominate the Top 10 Twitter Must-Follows for Radio Broadcasters – hear 2.0
  • Imeem restructures, chief marketing officer resigns – cnet
  • Mercedes-Benz Expands Support & Commitment of HD Radio(TM) Technology – yahoo
  • Blogging to be–the new media? – nabweekly.ca
  • Universal Music Group Dominating Digital Sales – the business insider
  • Google Expands Free Music Downloads in China – pc world
  • Hippy inspired MP3/FM radio pillow speakers – shiny media

Radio News International:

Britain/Europe

  • Red faces over Global Radio deadline. Two companies in the Global Radio Group, founded by Ashley Tabor and chaired by former ITV chief executive Charles Allen, have been sent “proposal to strike off” notices for missing the deadline to submit accounts to Companies House. – telegraph
  • Ralph Bernard Swaps Radio For RAH – billboard
  • How was Radio Reborn in the last year? – james cridland’s radio blog
  • UKRD tables offer for The Local Radio Company – mediaweek uk
  • UK may allow abortion advice ads on radio, TV – journal inquirer
  • Riding stables asked to pay for playing a radio – horse and hound
  • Radio veteran Bernard lands venue role. Former GCap chief executive Ralph Bernard has been appointed chief executive of The Royal Albert Hall. – music week
  • Silk FM owner receives buy out offer – how do
  • NW stations up for awards – radio today
  • Liverpool taxis are full of Juice – radio today
  • Lights out at Radio Aire – radio today
  • Kam and Sally are reunited – radio today
  • Century consigned to radio history – radio today
  • Gay Byrne: I’m just sorry I didn’t quit the show sooner – belfast telegraph
  • O’Callaghan and Tubridy top ‘Late Late Show’ list – irish times

Canada

Asia/Africa/Oceana/Americas

  • ABC fine-tunes Dundas and Torney for quest of multimedia age – australianit
  • Radio Announcer: ‘There is a matrix of different talents’ – the epoch times
  • Radio is a sound salvation. Marginalized Thai groups seek access to the public sphere through community radio because the mainstream media is concentrated in corporate hands – asia media
  • Myanmar gives FM radio concessions in provinces prior to polls – earth times
  • Capital Radio sold – times of malta
  • Radio Mirchi and Red FM have a busy weekend with their award shows – exchange4media
  • Seven illegal FM channels blocked in Charsadda – daily times
  • Daggerin’ with cleaner lyrics – jamaica gleaner

Trades

Radio & Records

  • Elvis Makes His Premiere Premiere. Show now a national offering
  • Penhallow Exits WRIF After Almost 39 Years
  • Goldstein Named CCR CFAO
  • Storey Exits Magic Broadcasting
  • CBS Radio Adding Live Commercials Into Streams
  • FCC Chief Reheats Cross-Ownership Soup
  • AWRT Calls Performance Fee ‘Harmful’
  • Radio’s Top 10 Spots
  • Crashing Through The Glass Ceiling
  • Arbitron Including New Group Of Stations In PPM Reports
  • Lex And Terry Recruit ‘Doubledown’ For PD Duties
  • Stock Market Snapshot, March 27, 2009
  • Teen Pleads Not Guilty In Weber Case
  • Broken Bow Launches Second Label
  • Buchmann Takes To KLOS’ Airwaves
  • T.I. Sentenced To A Year In Jail
  • North Dakota Station Offers Emergency News
  • Arbitron Details February PPM Metrics
  • Forecast: Radio Revs Down 11% In Top 50 Markets

All Access

  • Elvis Spotted … With National Show
  • Goldstein Named CFO At Clear Channel Radio
  • Jeff Storey Exits As EVP/COO For Magic Broadcasting
  • Local Radio Pulls Out All Stops To Cover Fargo Floods
  • NPR Network Pledge Drive Proposed; Schiller Says No
  • Report: Weber Murder Suspect Wants Money To Talk
  • Imeem Restructuring; Jang Exits
  • Sold: KY, NY Combos
  • February PPM: New York, Los Angeles And Chicago
  • KKHH Morphs To Brit 95-7
  • Is Smooth Jazz On The ‘Move’ In Ft. Myers?
  • KYQQ/Wichita Tower Falls
  • Motown 50 Celebrates The Late Marvin Gaye
  • Exclusive Mediabase Chart Recap
  • UMG Dominated Digital Sales
  • Google Expands Free Music Downloads in China
  • StreetPulse: Twilight’s Back On Top
  • Keith Urban Is Ready To Defy Gravity; Gets Newspaper Showcase
  • Artist Lineup Announced For Nashville 4 Africa Benefit
  • Kellie Pickler’s ‘Best Days’ Video Hits YouTube
  • ‘The Price Is Right’ Goes Country This Friday
  • Lars Larson Moves To Compass Today
  • Imus Puts CT Home Up For Sale
  • Spurs, WOAI Ink Renewal
  • Orioles Flagship Cuts Short Coverage During Rain Delay
  • Changes At WNDB
  • Kane Exits WNRI/Woonsocket
  • WINK Plans Tax Day Tea Party
  • BMS, Gino Offer CollegeInsider.com Hoops Final
  • Mark Driscoll To Voice The Rusty Humphries Show
  • Ciro ‘Mario’ Marino Dead At 76
  • Len Woloson Dies At 79
  • Former Grand Ole Opry GM Hal Durham Passes

Radio Ink

  • Elvis Duran Goes Nationwide
  • Limbaugh: Ratings Surge On Controversy
  • Arbitron To Add Stations To PPM Reports
  • Arbitron Beats PPM Targets In February
  • Copps: It May Be Time To Reconsider Cross-Ownership Ban
  • AWRT Weighs In Against Royalties
  • Boston Legend Larry Glick Dies At 87
  • Jim West Dies At 84
  • Peak Flips KFJK/Fresno To Talk
  • Garber Fires Back At L.A. Times Writer For Radio-Bashing Quote
  • Napster Exec Wolfe Joins Interactive One
  • BIA: Revenue Decline Slower In Smaller Markets
  • Debson Joins HipCricket As VP/Brand Solutions

FMQB

  • Premiere Takes Elvis Duran National
  • e-QB highlights excerpts from the April issue of FMQB
  • SNL Kagan Releases “Radio Recession Roadmap”
  • FCC’s Copps Talks Cross-Ownership Rule
  • Little Steven: 7 Years In The Underground Garage
  • Lex & Terry “Doubledown” on new PD
  • B96/Chicago sets Summer Bash line-up
  • American Women in Radio and Television join fight against performance royalties
  • Emmis Radio tunes in to TV
  • Rock Band rakes in $1 billion

Inside Radio

  • Radio shines in Fargo flooding.
  • Ice is Wichita’s problem.
  • Katz reaches deeper into agencies.
  • Ag radio growing revenues.
  • Elvis Duran links with Premiere.
  • Analyst: Clear Channel to keep Arbitron.
  • Larson holds 90% of affiliates.
  • Positive signs for CMP.
  • Glenn Beck – the new king of cable?

Radio Business Report

  • Case study: Peak Broadcasting takes KMJ to new audiences
  • Radio forecast even cloudier
  • Stock buys show confidence
  • Jim West dead at 84
  • Lars Larson launches with 90% of former affils.
  • AWRT attacks the tax
  • Larry Glick dead at 87
  • Premiere syndicates Elvis Duran Morning Show
  • KeKe Luv doing it again at Kiss-FM Boise
  • The Growing Competitive Radio Market
  • WBZ’s Larry Glick dead at 87

Radio Online

  • Premiere Radio Networks to Syndicate Elvis Duran
  • KLLC-FM (Alice@97.3) San Francisco returns Gretchen Lancour to CBS Radio outlet’s evening lineup
  • Judd Sirott is named the new host of “Cubs Central PregameFormer WMAQ-TV/Chicago reporter Amy Jacobson joins Talk WLS-AM as a member of Roe Conn’s afternoon show
  • KLOS-FM/Los Angeles PD Bob Buchmann adds early afternoons
  • Former Talk WWBA-AM/Tampa morning producer Shannon Rose will host a weekly entertainment report on Michael Ray Dresser’s syndicated “Dresser After Dark”
  • KBZZ-AM (The Buzz)/Reno, NV, adds syndicated Bob & Tom for mornings
  • “Arbitron Adds 87.7 FM Stations to PPM Ratings Service
  • Copps Says FCC May Need to Revisit Cross-ownership Ban
  • AWRT Joins Fight Against Local Airplay Royalties
  • Lex & Terry Select PD-James ”Doubledown” Howard
  • Radio Industry Revenues Expected to Remain Low in 2009
  • Arbitron Details February PPM Sample Quality Metrics
  • Interactive One Names Napster CTO Wolfe as CP/OO
  • Peak Flips Jack/Fresno to Talk as ”The FM KMJ @ 105.9”

NTS Aircheck

  • Radio On The Front Lines In North Dakota
  • Rush Rocks Ratings
  • Teen Pleads Not Guilty In Weber Murder
  • Talk Media News Notes

Urbansite

  • Insite – Head Strong: Giving Obama a listen at Notre Dame
  • Insite – LeBron On 60 Minutes And The Incredible Shot
  • News – Tom Joyner Says Firing from WVAZ-FM 102.7 Is Different
  • News – Atlanta Gospel Personaility Sonya Hamm Has Passed Away
  • Insite – Rapper T.I. Sentenced To Year And A Day Iin Prison, Fined
  • Arbitron – Atlanta, Detroit, Washington DC
  • News – WGCI-FM Chicago Returns To Local Morning Show

All About Country

  • Spring Book Begins Thursday
  • Arbitron Releases Winter Phase II Results Today
  • Megan Munroe Performs On Inside Music Row
  • Keith Urban Gears Up For Defying Gravity Release
  • Craig Morgan Charity Ride Tomorrow
  • George Strait: Artist Of The Decade Show Tapes Next Monday
  • Miss A Story? Check The AAC Archives
  • Question of the Week…Upcoming Tours
  • Three New Featured Articles Are Posted
  • Taylor Swift Rides the ‘White Horse’ To Number One On The AAC Hot 40
  • WSM & The Grand Ole Opry Announcer Hal Durham Passes
  • Tim Hartley Heads To Mornings At WXCY
  • The Price Is Right Features COUNTRY Stars
  • Rodney Readies Release Of It’s America
  • Music Row Gets A New Label
  • Artists & Friends Gather For Ernie Ashworth/Ray Griff Benefit