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Radio Headlines For Friday 8-17-2018
The entire Federal Communications Commission went before the Senate Commerce Committee Thursday where they were hit hard about a claim back in May that a cyberattack was to blame for shutting down the Commission's online commenting system. In the end it was discovered that the system simply crashed, as it had in 2014, over the heated debate about net neutrality. [read more]
Our first show kicks off live at 9 a.m. Eastern, Friday, with Tina Nole and DJ Klyph. You can tune into the show live on Facebook or on-demand immediately after. Here are all the details on our first two guests... [read more]
After a barrage of news reports Thursday that a pirate radio station in Austin that was airing Alex Jones content, Jones issued a statement on his Infowars website. He said he does not operate any radio or TV station anywhere in the country and claims that he's running an illegal station in Austin are a complete and total hoax. [read more]
We reported yesterday that WOWO morning man Charly Butcher passed away at the age of 61. Federated Media Director of Programming James Darby tells Radio Ink the station fielded many calls Thursday from leaders across the nation. [read more]
Those are the words of Spanish Broadcasting System COO Albert Rodriguez who tells Radio Ink the last six months were the best in the company's history. And Rodriguez is very optimistic about the outlook for the remainder of 2018. [read more]
From the official SEC filing, SBS reported total net revenue in Q2 of $34.8 million, slightly higher than the $34.2 million from Q2 2017. For the first six months of 2018 SBS's net revenue came in at $68.7 million, an increase of 2% over the first six months of 2017. So what about the radio division? [read more]
Geoff Moyer is now the General Sales Manager for Alpha Media Portland’s talk stations: FM News 101.1 (KXL), 102.9/750 The Game (KXTG), Freedom 970 (KUFO), and the 22-station Radio Northwest Network. Moyer has been with Alpha Portland since 2016 as LSM for KXTG and KUFO. Prior to Alpha, Moyer was an AE for Comcast Spotlight and Fox affiliate KPTV. [read more]
The 21-year radio vet was the PD at Beasley's WSOC in Charlotte until he abruptly resigned. Stout was a mainstay on Radio Ink's annual list of Best Country PD's in America, ranked number 6 this year. Reach out to DJ by e-mail at or by phone at 704-361-8609. [read more]
Sam Nein spent the last seven years as the Tampa Area President for iHeartMedia prior to his exit in January. On Thursday Nein announced he's accepted a position as the President of Maus Media Group and President of Power Play Media. Maus and Power Play are advertising consulting firms. [read more]
Beginning Monday, August 27, Alpha Media Portland’s WE 96.3 (KWEE) will air the Dana Cortez Show from 6 until 10 a.m. Cortez will lead the new morning program making her one of radio’s first Latinas to host a morning drive program. [read more]
Veteran broadcast host Patrick Johnson will return to his roots, August 25, as the lead local host on 94.3 The Game in Greenville. Johnson started his career in Greenville as an East Carolina University student and since has had an impressive career in radio. [read more]
Wendy Williams will receive the NAB Show New York Impact Award on Thursday, October 18, during the 2018 NAB Show New York. The NAB Show New York Impact Award honors the most innovative leaders in media and entertainment for their impact and influence on the overall industry, as well as in the city of New York. [read more]
The Country Radio Seminar launched their one-day, early bird registration this week, which resulted in record-breaking sales; a 30% increase from the previous year’s first-day sale. The registration rate for CRS 2019 is now $549 and tickets for the 2019 New Faces of Country Music® Showcase are sold out. [read more]
News-Talk 1480 WHBC-AM and Mix 94.1 (WHBC-FM) in Canton, along with AultCare, raised $213,946 for Wishes Can Happen, Inc. News-Talk 1480 WHBC, and Mix 94.1 broadcast live August 9-10 for 36 hours in the parking lot at Springbrook Plaza. [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]
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