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Radio Headlines For Wednesday 9-12-18
Yesterday, we spoke with Ken Carson from LM Communications in Charleston, SC, about how his stations were preparing for Hurricane Florence. Today, we move up the coast to North Carolina and hear from Curtis Media President and COO Trip Savery about how this monster storm will affect his team. Trip tells Radio Ink Thursday and Friday are the big days. [read more]
The Broadcasters Foundation of America is preparing for an influx of emergency grant applications in the wake of Hurricane Florence. Broadcasters whose personal lives or property are affected by Hurricane Florence are encouraged to find out if they quality for an emergency grant. [read more]
Broadcast attorney David Oxenford has posted a new blog with very helpful information for stations about to be impacted by Hurricane Florence. He says broadcasters should remember their obligations when it comes to airing emergency information and may also want to consider a few of the benefits the FCC can offer in an emergency. Check out Oxenford's full blog HERE. [read more]
Late Tuesday, the Federal Communications Commission posted a public notice to help all broadcasters get back up and running as quickly as possible after Florence (and any other storm) makes landfall. The notice is in coordination with the International Bureau, Media Bureau, Wireline Competition Bureau, and the Wireless Telecommunications Bureau. Get all the details 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]
Stitcher was given a new logo and brand identity, Tuesday. Stitcher has become the primary brand for The E.W. Scripps Company’s podcast operations. Scripps also announced that Stitcher is now the parent company of Midroll (podcast advertising) and Earwolf (comedy network). [read more]
What do you think the best-rating radio format was this summer? Nielsen has just released its "Format of the Summer" findings, so you can find out for yourself right here. [read more]
Programming mastermind John Sebastian tells Radio Ink he's created a new winning format for the 55+ demo which he says is "the most undervalued, under appreciated, under exploited, demographic in American life right now." [read more]
It’s an issue that isn’t discussed nearly enough and Minnesota Public Radio is addressing that with Call to Mind, American Public Media’s mental health initiative. And to further strengthen their coverage, MPR has now added Roth to its news staff. [read more]
Dr. Ronald Hoffman's syndicated health/medical podcast is called Intelligent Medicine. "Our goal when we launched the Intelligent Medicine podcast was to help savvy consumers navigate the bewildering array of health and nutrition options," said Dr. Hoffman. [read more]
Brett_Favre16The NFL Hall of Fame quarterback will host a weekly show on SiriusXM NFL Radio, making his season debut today, September 11, and hosting live every Tuesday from 11:00 a.m. to noon ET. [read more]
ALT 104.9, Albany’s New Alternative, is the latest station to add The Woody Show to its lineup. The syndicated program now airs on 104.9 Monday through Saturday, 6-10a.m. ET.  [read more]
Chicago Alternative Rock station 101WKQX and Church Street Brewing Company have partnered to introduce Q Street, a “righteously good” alternative India Pale Ale to Chicagoland craft beer fans.  [read more]
Are you hearing things about your market? Let us investigate. Radio Ink Magazine is the only 26-year-old trade magazine in the radio industry. That's the result of a lot of trust over those years. Send all news tips in total confidence, and any other station news to Radio Ink Editor Ed Ryan at [read more]
Our thanks to Richard Bouchard, the treasurer of Bouchard Broadcasting, for sharing this classic. Bouchard, who just turned 80, is pictured here at WNRI in Woonsocket, RI has been involved in professional broadcasting since age 17. Send your Blast to [read more]
In 2018, has been publishing advertiser success stories every Monday morning. We've found great local advertisers that are using radio to drive customers to their stores and dollars to their cash registers. We want to publicize your greatest advertiser success story of the year.  [read more]
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