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Radio Headlines For Tuesday 11-13-18
(By Kevin McKinney) The notion that Facebook and Google are stealing ad revenue from radio is completely false. Radio is giving revenue to Google and Facebook. Nobody is stealing. So why do consolidators claim this? [read more]
You'd be hard pressed to find so many radio and business luminaries in the same place at one time as you'll find at Forecast 2019. But there are only 2 seats left! Forecast 2019 is tomorrow, at the Harvard Club in New York City. We hope to see you there! [read more]
KLOS-FM Los Angeles morning host Frank Kramer, from The Holly and Frank Show, posted to Twitter that his home is gone as a result of one of the fires in that city. Here's the full tweet... [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]
Radio advertising heavyweight The Home Depot has bumped old rival GEICO from the top position of advertisers for last week, according to Media Matters. Home Depot ran 63,373 spots nationwide. [read more]
Hubbard Radio Chicago has announced that Mary Ellen Kachinske will no longer serve as Program Director of 101.9 THE MIX/WTMX. Music Director Nikki Chuminatto will serve as Interim Program Director. [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]
iHeartMedia Orlando has announced the retirement of talker Jim Philips. His final show will be Tuesday, November 20 on Real Radio 104.1. Philips has hosted the show for over 30 years. [read more]
iHeartMedia has announced the Jim Colbert Show will debut November 26 on Real Radio 104.1 Orlando. The show will be broadcast weekdays from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. and replace Jim Philips who announced his retirement after more than 30 years at the station. [read more]
The Ben Shapiro Show is moving from its current 9 p.m.-10 p.m. slot on WLS-AM 890/Chicago to weekdays 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Central on January 7, 2019. The new timeslot includes two hours of live programming and one hour of the Ben Shapiro podcast airing on the radio. [read more]
In Detroit, Tom “Cadillac Jack” Kapsalis is the new Assistant Program Director and midday drive host for 99.5 WYCD-FM, starting November 19. Jack will be on air weekdays, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. ET. The move marks a return to Detroit for Jack. [read more]
Andy Denemark at United Stations Radio Networks shares the sad news that Jeff Parets, the host of the syndicated program The Acoustic Storm, passed away on Wednesday, November 7, after a battle with cancer. He was 67 years old. [read more]
Entercom New York announced Corey Bonalewicz is the new weekday afternoon drive host and Kevan Kenney moves to weekday late-night host for WNYL-FM. [read more]
Benztown says it has entered into an agreement with Saga to provide custom, creative, audio-imaging production and imaging production libraries to all Saga radio stations across the U.S. [read more]
Long Island’s K-98.3 (WKJY-FM) will spend the holiday season granting wishes to Long Islanders in need. In partnership with NEFCU, the station will provide toys, appliances, and more to recipients nominated by listeners as part of K-98.3 Christmas Wish. [read more]
The two companies have teamed up for an ad sales partnership which will make the cloud-based CRM/workflow management system available to stations for barter for the first time. [read more]
Vox Media has selected Panoply as a partner for podcast distribution and monetization. Vox will use Panoply’s podcast platform, Megaphone, to host and distribute its entire lineup of podcasts across the Vox Media Podcast Network. [read more]
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