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Radio Headlines For Wednesday 8-29-2018
Kevin LeGrett is the President of iHeartMedia Market Group’s Southwest Division, where he oversees programming, sales, partnerships, and operations for all radio station brands in the Los Angeles, San Diego/Riverside, Arizona, Red River, Houston, Dallas, and Austin/San Antonio Regions. LeGrett is also a 2018 Radio Wayne finalist. [read more]
(By Radio Ink Chairman Eric Rhoads) 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]
Our guests Friday 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 Lisa Thal) It continues to amaze me when I discover sales managers and account executives monitoring other radio stations and approaching clients with a focus on stealing their business, versus supporting the clients’ decision to advertise on radio and then providing a valid business reason to add their own station. [read more]
Border Media says it has received approval from the FCC for it’s foreign ownership petition and can now close on WRGR in Tupper Lake, NY from Radio Lake Placid. [read more]
Two more markets will have a new ratings provider this Fall. Eastlan Ratings begins service in Lafayette IN and LaSalle/Peru IL. Eastlan’s first customer in Lafayette is Neuhoff Media. Neuhoff has been an Eastlan subscriber for more than a decade. In LaSalle/Peru, Mendota Broadcasting is a first-time Eastlan user. [read more]
AUTOFLYTE EDGE is an automotive insights tool that features daily sales and market share data throughout each region to help dealerships market. iHeart announced on Tuesday that it is making AUTOFLYTE EDGE available through iHeartMedia. [read more]
The Country Music Association announced the nominees for the 52nd Annual CMA Awards on Tuesday. In the National Personality of the Year category it's Westwood One versus SiriusXM. [read more]
Chuck Fredrick is the new Market Manager for Cumulus in Indianapolis where the company has three stations. Frederick joins Cumulus after 18 years with iHeartMedia, replacing Tom Stemlar. [read more]
After 45 years in the Boston radio industry, advertising sales veteran Richard Brody has announced that he will retire from Beasley Media/WROR, October 26. Those who know him call him a "sales legend." [read more]
77 WABC Radio has announced it will broadcast a new weekend sports show hosted by Sid Rosenberg, co-host of WABC’s Bernie and Sid in the Morning. The new program, Sid Sports Sunday, will debut on WABC on September 9, 8 a.m.-10 a.m. EST. [read more]
Beasley Media Group has promoted Eric Camille to the position of Assistant Program Director of 97.5 The Fanatic (WPEN-FM) in Philadelphia. He began his new position on Friday, August 24. [read more]
On Tuesday, iHeartMedia’s Cleveland Rock station 100.7 WMMS announced a series of events to celebrate its 50th Anniversary. The station, which first hit airwaves on September 28, 1968, will give listeners a chance to relive memorable on-air moments during a month-long celebration. [read more]
Weaving an AI strategy successfully into your radio operation takes skill. Full mastery can come with advanced learning, and a free webinar in August accomplishes that with top-level knowledge and insights from Veritone. It’s broadcast media education at no cost, allowing executives, sales leaders, and AEs to gain a deeper understanding of AI. CLICK HERE. [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 25-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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