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Radio Headlines For Friday 8-31-2018
It's been 60 days since Jay Stevens left radio -- after decades of programming success -- to take a break and recharge. When he hit the beach he had been the Senior VP at Radio One for over a decade. Is he getting the itch to come back? Is the golf scene getting old? We bugged Stevens day and night until he answered our questions. He gave in this week. Here's what he had to day... [read more]
Our guests this morning at 9 will be James Marriott, Head of Podcaster Relations and Operations at Podcast Websites and Jim Collison, co-host of Ask The Podcast Coach and the voice behind The Average Guy Network. Our podcast is now available on Apple Podcast. [read more]
(By Steve Stewart) Podcast sponsorships must be more like partnerships. Otherwise, ads are simply wasting the listener’s time, the sponsors’ money, and can cost the podcaster too. This post may get me into a bunch of hot water, but the following has to be said... [read more]
The former WFAN morning show co-host, who's accused of running a multi-million dollar ponzi scheme and had to resign in disgrace, was on The Bernie & Sid Show, Thursday. Carton made it sound like he was the greatest New York morning show host of all time. [read more]
United Stations CEO Nick Verbitsky of the latest issue of Radio Ink Magazine. Did you know that Verbitsky and his team have succeeded in the network business not once, but twice? We dig into all the details about how he made that happen, including his time with the great Dick Clark. Also in this issue is our special report: "Radio's Digital Pie: How Big Can it Get?" Our interview with Nick and this special report are only available in print. Become a subscriber today. Coming in October: Radio's Top 30 Managers. [read more]
In a new deal, Atlanta's 92.9 The Game (WZGC-FM) will remain the flagship home for Atlanta Falcons football and Atlanta United soccer. The new multi-year extension will run through the 2023 season. In addition to game broadcasts, the station will continue to air pregame and postgame shows. [read more]
Columbia, South Carolina’s Fox Sports 1400 (owned by iHeart) is now the official home of Clemson University sports in the city, broadcasting all Tiger games for football, men’s and women’s basketball, and baseball. [read more]
The Federal Communications Commission had always been sensitive to the concept of allowing too much power in the hands of one broadcaster because of the influence one could have over the country. Today the mindset seems to be “If it’s good for business, why not do it, and do it more?” [read more]
The team at Radio Ink is taking Labor Day Monday off to relax and recharge. Headlines will return Tuesday morning. Of course, if radio news breaks over the weekend we'll send you an alert. The long weekend is a perfect opportunity to catch up on every episode of Podcasting For Radio Dummies. That's on the Apple Podcast icon on your phone and binge-listen all weekend! [read more]
Entercom has hired Alex Silverman as PD for KYW Newsradio (KYW-AM) in Philadelphia. Silverman had been APD for News and Programming at WCBS Newsradio 880 (WCBS-AM) in New York, also owned by Entercom. [read more]
Ottawa’s JUMP! 106.9 (CKQB-FM) announced, Thursday, their new morning show Brooke & Jubal In The Morning, hosted by award-winning radio hosts Brooke Fox and Jubal Flagg. On September 4, the show will hit the JUMP! 106.9 airwaves, bringing one of North America’s top syndicated morning shows to the Ottawa market. [read more]
Bre Ruiz has been named co-host for Hot 103.7 KHTP-FM/Seattle’s Sir Mix-A-Lot morning show, effective September 4. The show airs weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. PT. [read more]
STAR 99.9 (WEZN/Bridgeport, CT), has promoted Christian Turnquist to midday host. Turnquist has spent the last year as the producer of the Anna and Raven morning show. He will continue in this role as well as handling 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. duties. [read more]
It’s been a summer of natural disasters and radio isn’t taking it lying down. WTMJ Radio and 94.5 KTI Country have initiated "Wisconsin Strong – Storm Relief" -- a fundraiser to benefit the victims of this month’s historic severe weather and flooding around the state of Wisconsin -- which will take place Friday, August 31, 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  [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]
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]
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