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 2017-01-24 11:24

Mandy Williamson Paddles Away From WILN (Island 106)/Panama City ... +

MANDY WILLIAMSON, morning host at MAGIC Top 40 WILN (ISLAND 106)/PANAMA CITY FL, is leaving the station for a soon-to-be-announced on-air gig in the LEXINGTON, KY market, following a 7 year … ...

 2017-01-24 11:22

Bert Weiss, The Father Of All Jinxes... +

One of the banes of ATLANTA-based syndicated THE BERT SHOW host BERT WEISS's life is that he has long been known for his perpetual sports jinx. Local ATLANTA venues, fans and sports … ...

 2017-01-24 11:22

Worldwide Radio Summit 2017 Brings Together The Brightest Minds In Radio, Music, Social/Digital -- May 3, 4, 5... +

MAY 3, 4, 5 will be here soon! WORLDWIDE RADIO SUMMIT 2017 is just over months out and the agenda is almost finished! No question, WWRS 2017 will be our biggest year yet -- gaining … ...

 2017-01-24 11:22

Location-Targeted Mobile Ad Spending To Reach Over $32 Billion In 2021 Finds BIA/Kelsey ... +

A new BIA/KELSEY Industry Watch report, “Getting to $72 Billion: BIA/KELSEY's Mobile Ad Revenue Forecast,” explores one of the fastest growing areas of location-targeted … ...

 2017-01-24 06:30 

Radio Times

EastEnders: Phil discovers Ben's secret plan... +

How will Phil react to what Ben wants to do?...

 2017-01-24 06:26 

Radio Times

EastEnders: new crisis for Mick at the Queen Vic... +

How much more can the Carters take?!...

 2017-01-24 03:32 


Former Broadcaster Becomes Digital Revenue Star... +

In upcoming issues of Radio Ink well spotlight companies that are generating real digital revenue for radio stations across the country. Gary Rozynek spent 33 years in radio. He became interested in digital, especially when he started to notice the billio...

 2017-01-24 03:19 


Even More Ad Dollars Heading To Mobile... +

According to a new report released by BIA/Kelsey, U.S. mobile ad spending will grow from $33 billion in 2016 to $72 billion by 2021, a 17 percent compound annual growth rate. The location-targeted portion of that overall mobile ad spend is projected to gr...

 2017-01-24 03:16 


A New Generation Of Radio Consumers... +

The U.S. Census Bureau confirms it:Millennials are now the nations largest generation, and nowhere is thatmore obvious than among the nationsHispanic population. Nearlysix in 10U.S. Hispanics are millennial-ageor younger.That population is also growing th...

 2017-01-24 03:00 


Beasley Refreshes Hispanic Format In Tampa... +

Beasley's new HD-2 format in Tampa is called Playa 106.9, which will also be simulcast on 92.5 (WYUU-HD2). It will feature Salsa, Merengue, and Bachata, with artists including Marc Anthony, Juan Luis Guerra, Gilberto Santa Rosa, and Luis Enrique....

 2017-01-24 01:34

Panoply Discontinues 'Our National Conversation About Conversations About Race' Podcast After 2 years... +

PANOPLY has announced that it is discontinuing the podcast "OUR NATIONAL CONVERSATION ABOUT CONVERSATIONS ABOUT RACE" due to scheduling problems. The show, hosted by BARATUNDE … ...

 2017-01-24 00:33 


Another Extension For iHeart Bond Investors... +

On the heels of the extension that was set to expire Monday, iHeart extended the deadline again, this time until February 3rd, for bondholders to exchange 2018 senior-note debt for new debt maturing in 2021....

 2017-01-24 00:01 

Radio Times

Freeview film of the day: The Fugitive... +

Your top free-to-air TV choices - as picked by Radio Times's film team...

 2017-01-23 23:57 


New Market Manager For Alpha... +

Alpha Media in Moberly-Macon, Missouri has a new Market Manager. Mike Jenkins takes over the cluster that includes KRES-FM, KIRK-FM, KTCM-FM, KWIX-FM, and KWIX-MA....

 2017-01-23 23:53 


Its Officially Official. Pais Trumps Pick... +

Ajit Pai is the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. The White House made it official on Monday. Pai said he was deeply grateful to the President of the United States for designating him the 34th Chairman of the FCC. "I look forward to w...

 2017-01-23 23:43

Things Got Hot 99.5 At WIHT/Washington, D.C. -- And That's An Alternative Fact!... +

iHEARTMEDIA Top 40 WIHT (HOT 99.5)WASHINGTON, D.C. was the victim of some unfortunate hacking during the weekend of the inauguration and Women’s March protests. Many people are saying … ...

 2017-01-23 23:39

Poison Tree Records Re-Launching From Nashville... +

EXEGAN MUSIC GROUP is proud to announce the re-launch of rock label POISON TREE RECORDS. In 2010 EXEGAN acquired the label which was founded in LOS ANGELES in 2005 by producer and sync … ...

 2017-01-23 22:29

Official: Ajit Pai Named FCC Chairman... +

The worst kept secret in WASHINGTON (NET NEWS 1/20) is now official, as President DONALD TRUMP has tapped FCC Commissioner AJIT PAI to serve as the new Chairman of the agency, replacing the … ...

 2017-01-23 22:27

Beasley Relaunches HD2 Tropical Format With FM Translator As Playa 106.9/Tampa... +

BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP has relaunched its previous Tropical format on WYUU-HD2/TAMPA with an FM translator simulcast on W295CF/CLEARWATER as "PLAYA 106.9." The format has been … ...

 2017-01-23 22:24

Renda/Southwest Florida Names Steve Granato PD Of 4 Stations... +

RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. has appointed STEVE GRANATO PD for four radio properties in the SOUTHWEST FLORIDA market of FORT MYERS-NAPLES-MARCO ISLAND: Country WWGR (GATOR COUNTRY 1019), … ...

 2017-01-23 22:18

WNKS/Charlotte Morning Show Gets Into Reality TV... +

BEASLEY BROADCAST GROUP Top 40/Mainstream WNKS (KISS 95.1)/CHARLOTTE is being featured in the TLC Network show, My Big Fat Fabulous Life, which will feature the THE MANEY, ROY and LAUREN … ...

 2017-01-23 22:09 


Ajit Pai Named FCC Chairman... +

President Trump has appointed Ajit Pai as new Chairman of the FCC replacing the exiting Tom Wheeler. The Republican Pai has served on the FCC since his 2012 nomination by President Obama and was th...

 2017-01-23 21:49

Nielsen Audio: More Diary Results Today, PPMs Tomorrow... +


 2017-01-23 21:33

Alpha Media Moberly-Macon, MO, Names Mike Jenkins Market Manager... +

ALPHA MEDIA MOBERLY-MACON, MO, has named MIKE JENKINS Market Manager for its five-station station cluster, which includes Country KRES, Classic Hits KIRK, Contemporary Christian KTCM, … ...

 2017-01-23 21:33

Luke Bryan To Join 'Team Blake' As Advisor On 'The Voice'... +

CAPITOL NASHVILLE artist LUKE BRYAN will join BLAKE SHELTON on NBC-TV's "The Voice" as an advisor for "Team BLAKE" in the upcoming season. BRYAN tweeted, "BLAKE … ...

 2017-01-23 21:20 


iHeartMedia Brings Capitals To FM Dial... +

iHeartMedia Washington, DCs 104.7 FM is bringing the NHL's Washington Capitals to the FM dial. The station will air every Capitals game for the remainder of the National Hockey League season. Caps games were being heard on Hubbard's Federal News Radio in ...

 2017-01-23 21:01

Mark 'The Shark' Joins WKLH/Milwaukee For Afternoons... +

MARK “THE SHARK” has joined SAGE COMMUNICATIONS Rock WKLH (ROCK 96.5)/MILWAUKEE, hosting the afternoon show weekdays 3-7p (CT) and SATURDAY 2-6p (CT). THE SHARK returns to … ...

 2017-01-23 21:00 

Radio Times

Pop music overtakes classical as most popular Desert Island Discs genre... +

A Radio Times survey of over 3,200 castaway picks shows a decline in classical and a new reign of pop...

 2017-01-23 20:51

Kobalt, Fintage Sign Publishing Deal With Rock Group Skindred... +

KOBALT and the recently acquired FINTAGE HOUSE have signed U.K. Top 40 rock group, SKINDRED to a global publishing and neighbouring rights deal. Described by RADIO 1’s DANIEL P, CARTER … ...

 2017-01-23 20:46 


Switzer Comes Back To Radio... +

Two years after leaving Westwood One to work at a chemical solutions company Brian Switzer is back with Westwood One. Switzer joins the company as VP/GM for Music & Entertainment-Country, overseeing the marketing and operations of all owned and repres...

 2017-01-23 20:29 

Radio Times

EastEnders airs bus crash drama which characters might be dead?... +

Who was in the path of the bus as it smashed through the market?...

 2017-01-23 20:28

Maggie Roche, Part Of Singing Sister Trio The Roches, Passes At 65... +

MAGGIE ROCHE, the singer/songwriter whose calm alto vocals and low-key personality helped ground the harmonies of her high-profile sisters TERRE and SUZZY, died on SATURDAY from breast … ...

 2017-01-23 20:28

'The Deuce Radio Show' Gets Picked Up By Lincolnshire, UK, FM Station... +

"The DEUCE Radio Show" has been picked up again by FM station TULIP RADIO in LINCOLNSHIRE, U.K. "The DEUCE Radio Show" had previously been broadcast on the station … ...

 2017-01-23 20:28

Sony Legacy To Release 'Americana,' First New Ray Davies Solo Album In Eight Years... +

RAY DAVIES will release "Americana," his first new solo album since 2008's "Working Man's Cafe," on APRIL G-string on SONY's LEGACY RECORDINGS. … ...

 2017-01-23 20:13

Westwood One Names Bryan Switzer VP/GM/Music & Entertainment - Country... +

WESTWOOD ONE has tapped music industry and network radio vet BRYAN SWITZER as VP/GM/Music & Entertainment-Country. SWITZER will oversee marketing and operations for all WESTWOOD ONE owned … ...

 2017-01-23 20:00 

Radio Times

Mel Giedroyc reveals that she turned down Strictly Come Dancing... +

The Strictly tour host also spoke about the furore surrounding The Great British Bake Off leaving the BBC...

 2017-01-23 20:00 

Radio Times

Kirsty Young reveals her favourite Desert Island Discs guests... +

The Radio 4 presenter recounts falling in love with Sir David Attenborough and sharking vodka with Morrissey as the iconic programme reaches its 75th year...

 2017-01-23 19:54

Dierks Bentley Hits All the Right Notes Headlining Nashville's Bridgestone Arena... +

DIERKS BENTLEY had a challenging SATURDAY (1/21) morning, which he willed into a triumphant SATURDAY night, headlining NASHVILLE’s BRIDGESTONE ARENA for the first time in his career. … ...

 2017-01-23 19:52

WMGK/Philadelphia To Sponsor Locals Only Beer Fest In April... +

BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP Rock WMGK/PHILADELPHIA, has teamed up with INDEPENDENCE SEAPORT MUSEUM to bring PENNSYLVANIA and NEW JERSEY's finest breweries into one place as part of the … ...

 2017-01-23 19:43 


Washington Capitals To Launch DC Translator... +

The NHLs Washington Capitals will have their games heard on iHeartMedias 104.7 W284CQ Washington DC/101.1 WWDC-HD2 starting with tonights game against the Carolina Hurricanes. ...

 2017-01-23 19:42 


SoundCloud Chooses Triton Digital in U.S.... +

The audio and music platform will use Triton Digital's programmatic audio advertising exchange, a2x. SoundClouds digital audio advertising inventory in the United States will now be part of Tritons exchange. The addition of the U.S. market expands Triton ...

 2017-01-23 19:33

Timbaland Extends Joint Venture Music Publishing Pact With Ole... +

TORONTO-based indie music publisher OLE announced it was extended its partnership with GRAMMY-winning producer TIMBALAND's BLUESTONE. Founded in 2012, the company will continue as a pop … ...

 2017-01-23 19:21

BMLG Signs Carly Pearce... +

BIG MACHINE LABEL GROUP (BMLG) has signed CARLY PEARCE to its DOT RECORDS imprint. PEARCE is a "CMT NEXT WOMEN OF COUNTRY" alum whose independently-released current single, … ...

 2017-01-23 19:21

RadioMilwaukee Returns With Annual SoundBites Fundraiser... +

WYMS (88NINE RADIOMILWAUKEE) is pairing up some the hottest chefs, some from the city’s newest restaurants, and with station DJs for the station’s sixth annual SOUNDBITES … ...

 2017-01-23 19:18 


Weekly Chart Leaders Remain The Same... +

The Home Depot remained on top of the weekly Media Monitors chart airing just over 57,000 commercials on radio stations all over the country last week....

 2017-01-23 19:14 


Research Director Launches New Product... +

It's called Format Tracker which the company says will provide PD's with greater insight into their stations ratings results. The report provides a customized selection from 118 different gender/ethnic/age groups and gives the user the information in an o...

 2017-01-23 19:13

Washington Capitals To Air On iHeartMedia D.C. FM Translator... +

The NHL's WASHINGTON CAPITALS are back on FM under a deal with iHEARTMEDIA Active Rock W284CQ-WWDC-HD2/WASHINGTON, which will carry the team's games for the rest of the season. … ...

 2017-01-23 19:13

Top-10 Advertisers... +

MEDIA MONITORS reports that the Top-10 radio spots airing nationally for the week of 1/16-22 were: iHEARTRADIO (1) THE HOME DEPOT (2) GEICO (3) MASTERCARD (4) WALGREENS … ...

 2017-01-23 19:09 

Radio Times

Who is The One Show's new presenter Angela Scanlon?... +

Everything you need to know about the Irish presenter standing in for Alex Jones on Thursday's and Fridays while she's on maternity leave...

 2017-01-23 19:09 

Radio Times

Who is The One Show's new presenter Michelle Ackerley?... +

Alex Jones's maternity leave replacement is a Crimewatch and Watchdog regular... ...

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