Fugate Reminds Residents to Pack A Radio, Vuolo Shares Radio Clips From 9-11
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Radio Headlines For Tuesday 9-11-2018
According to The Weather Underground landfalling Category 4 hurricanes are rare in the United States. There have been only 24 since 1851. Hurricane Florence is being forecast to hit the east coast later this week and will be in very select company if it manages to make landfall at Category 4 strength in North or South Carolina. [read more]
Former FEMA Director Craig Fugate used social media Monday to remind those living on the east coast to have their radio ready if they lose power to due hurricane Florence. Fugate posted the following message on Twitter... [read more]
It's been exactly 17 years since the terrorist attacks that wiped the Twin Towers off the face of the earth killing thousands of people. Art Vuolo has shared a video that includes clips of how radio covered the event back on that awful day. Vuolo says the video has been viewed over 60,890 times and is considered to be the best video he's ever produced. Watch and listen HERE [read more]
Dave Jackson has been podcasting since 2005. His weekly program called the School of Podcasting is a must-listen for podcasters at any level. He has helped hundreds of people launch podcasts and is one of the top podcasting consultants in the business today. [read more]
Entercom has announced a multi-platform partnership with the University of Notre Dame. As part of the agreement, will launch a Notre Dame channel and be the digital radio home of Notre Dame football and athletics. This is's first exclusive streaming play-by-play offering. [read more]
The Home Depot and GEICO were radio's top two advertisers once again, according to Media Monitors. HD ran just under 52,000 commercials last week while the insurance giant ram a hair under 40,000. [read more]
Ivy Savoy-Smith is the new D.O.S for Entercom's Washington, DC, cluster which includes WJFK-FM, WIAD-FM, WPGC-HD3, WLZL-FM, WJFK-AM, and WPGC-FM. Savoy-Smith is promoted from the Director of Local Sales slot at WPGC-FM and WLZL-FM. [read more]
On Monday morning, iHeartMedia announced its National Programming Group promoted Rod Phillips to the new position of Executive VP of Country Programming Strategy. Phillips has led the iHeartCountry team since 2015 and has more than 25 years’ programming experience. [read more]
iHeartMedia Charleston has hired Pete Norden as its new Senior VP of Sales for that market's four stations. Norden has 24 years of radio experience. He's moving to Charleston from Tampa where he held a similar position for iHeart. [read more]
In news from Beasley Media Group New Jersey, Gregg Stiansen has been named National Sales Manager. September 10. Stiansen most recently served as the General Manager of Salem Media Group’s WFIL-AM and WNTP-AM in Philadelphia. [read more]
Marty Griffin revealed on his show Monday that he has Squamous Cell Cancer. He was off the air for two weeks in August, and other days here and there. On Monday he explained why. [read more]
Univision Radio has recruited best-selling author, motivational speaker, and social media influencer Dr. César Lozano and his show Por el Placer de Vivir. Starting September 10, the hour-long syndicated radio show will air Mon.-Fri. on several Univision stations around the country. [read more]
Country station Y105.6 (WYTE) in Wausau/Stevens Point, Wisconsin, has added Larry “Big Red” Wnorowski to the team. Big Red joins WYTE as Brand Manager and morning show personality.  [read more]
Imaging company Benztown has hired radio icon Rick Dees’ longtime personal producer Michael “Motion” Ramos as in-house Audio Producer. In addition, Benztown has promoted Kevin Horton, Imaging & Production Director – JACK Radio Network, Flashback, and Adrenaline, to the newly created position of Director of Network Programming. [read more]
Tim Leary from The New 98.9 The Bull’s Tim, Red & Claire went over the edge of the 25-story, 250-plus foot Hotel Murano in Tacoma, WA, to raise awareness for the Habitat Challenge, a fundraiser benefitting the local Habitat for Humanity. Fortunately, he was appropriately harnessed. [read more]
Community Broadcasters radio stations WWKT, WFRK, WSIM, and WPDT in Florence, South Carolina, raised over $114,685 during the Children’s Miracle Network Radiothon in conjunction with the McLeod Children’s Hospital. [read more]
The cast of The View have announced that the ABC talk show will be available as a podcast beginning Monday, September 10. Each new show will be available by 4 p.m. ET on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, TuneIn, Spotify, Stitcher, and the ABC News app.  [read more]
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