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Radio Headlines For Tuesday 11-13-18
It was the first full quarter of reported earnings for Cumulus since coming out of bankruptcy. Radio station revenue was down, Westwood One revenue was up, digital revenue was up, and political revenue is strong. Here are all the details... [read more]
CBS White House correspondent Major Garrett will host a live taping of The Takeout with special guest, political satirist, Will Durst (pictured), during the Forecast luncheon today. [read more]
Cumulus says it’s launching a program that will guarantee local advertisers a minimum number of Engaged Potential Customers -- listeners who have contacted the business as a result of the media campaign the local radio station ran which must include radio and digital. [read more]
For the first six months of 2018, digital ad spending in the United States exploded to $49.5 billion, according to new figures released by the Interactive Advertising Bureau. [read more]
The streaming company expects the finished product to be available to all Pandora users in a few weeks. The new platform is powered by Pandora’s Podcast Genome Project, a cataloging system and discovery algorithm. [read more]
Salem Media Group has announced that Brad Marshall is the new GM for the Pittsburgh market. Marshall previously led iHeart and Cumulus stations in Youngstown, OH, and Ohio Midland Newsgroup and Bridge Media Group in Steubenville, OH. [read more]
Ten media members were honored, Tuesday, at the 16th Annual Library of American Broadcasting Foundation’s Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts Awards ceremony. The NAB’s John David and iHeart’s Ryan Seacrest were among the honorees. [read more]
Sarah Harris has been appointed VP of Social Impact, effective January 2, 2019. Harris brings over 15 years of experience creating entertainment-driven cause and social impact marketing campaigns. Most recently, she served as SVP for Emmis Communications. [read more]
The Sean Hannity Show has reached a broadcast milestone of 600 affiliates. Hannity has amassed a loyal following of more than 18 million listeners monthly, broadcasting live weekdays, 3-6 p.m. ET. [read more]
If the answer is yes, you'll want to listen to episode 14 of Podcasting For Radio Dummies with Elsie Escobar, the Community Manager at Libsyn. Elsie also hosts several podcasts of her own and is a superstar in the podcasting space. [read more]
Baseball season is barely over and iHeartMedia Houston has jumped in quick to extend its broadcast deal with MLB’s Houston Astros, keeping Sportstalk 790 AM the home of the Astros. [read more]
NPR will be honored with the first-ever iHeartRadio Podcast Pioneer Award at the inaugural iHeartRadio Podcast Awards on January 18, at the iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles. [read more]
Sacramento station 98 Rock (KRXQ-FM) will broadcast live on Tuesday, November 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PT at Goodwill in Sacramento to collect donations for families affected by the Camp Fire in Paradise, CA. [read more]
Do you know someone who is doing great work in Hispanic radio? Nominations are now open for the Medallas de Cortez awards, which are given for excellence in Hispanic radio. This is the 10th year for the awards. Make your nominations HERE. [read more]
WAMJ-FM 107.5/97.5 announced that Jarard J will be the new evening host starting November 19. He will be heard Monday to Friday 6 p.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday 2 p.m.-6 p.m. [read more]
NuVoodoo Media Services has promoted Eric Cohen to the newly created position of Executive Vice President, Finance. He will be based in the NYC office of the media marketing, programming, and content intelligence provider. [read more]
They're changing things up at 105.1 FM THE BOUNCE in Detroit. As of Tuesday, November 13, listeners will be able to tune into the following... [read more]
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Ending their hiatus, Adam “Edge” Copeland and Jay “Christian” Reso are back as their podcast returns with a new home — Westwood One Podcast Network. New episodes of Pod of Awesomeness begin Friday, November 16. [read more]

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