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 2021-09-20 08:34 

RadioInk

Marketron Hit With Cyberattack...

In an e-mail to customers CEO Jim Howard said the cyberattack came from the Russian criminal organization BlackMatter. All Marketron customers may experience an interruption in service. Howard says the company has not yet discovered how its network was ex...

 2021-09-20 08:22 

RadioInk

The Radio Ink Hispanic Radio Conference Begins Wednesday...

The Radio Ink The Hispanic Radio Conference is an annual opportunity to share ideas, discuss, and debate challenges in a multi-platform world, and network in a unified setting. Check out our AGENDA . Here's our amazing roster of speakers and special g...

 2021-09-20 08:06 

RadioInk

The Producer's Checklist...

(By Randy Lane) Radio show producers have gone full circle. They were a luxury position in the '80s, a must-have in the early 2000s and back to a luxury position today....

 2021-09-20 08:01 

RadioInk

Beasley Raises $354K For Kids...

Beasley Media's AC Station WJBR-FM in Wilmington, DE raised $354,456 with their two day "Help Our Kids Radiothon" for the Nemours Alfred I. duPont Children's Hospital....

 2021-09-20 08:00 

RadioInk

Techsurvey 2021 is Coming...

Jacobs Media will present its 2021 Public Radio Techsurvey results during a webinar Thursday, September 30 at 2pm Eastern. This year's study, "Public Radio in the COVID Era," includes nearly 23,000 Public Radio listeners from 56 stations...

 2021-09-20 07:00 

RadioInk

musicFIRST Press Conference Today...

Today at 11AM, musicFIRST Chairman Joe Crowley is hosting a virtual press briefing. The organization says it's to discuss growing support for "music fairness." He plans to show off the results from a musicFIRST national poll and discuss their ...

 2021-09-20 07:00 

RadioInk

Ideas = Dollar$...

(By Rick Fink) How do you get advertisers to invest more money with you or renew with a rate increase? How do you get that hard-to-sell prospect to consider adding your station?...

 2021-09-19 19:06 

RadioInk

Join Us in One Month For The 2021 Radio Wayne Awards...

Radio Ink will present the Radio Wayne Awards on Tuesday, October 19, in a live virtual event on Facebook and YouTube at 11 am Eastern Time. Set yourself a reminder to tune into the event on our Facebook page HERE ....

 2021-09-19 19:05 

RadioInk

Nominate Your Sales Manager Today...

Every Friday, Radio Ink crowns a new sales manager of the week. Our Sales Manager of the week winners receive a one year digital subscription to Radio Ink Magazine. Make your nomination HERE ....

 2021-09-19 19:00 

RadioInk

We Help Stations Hire The Best People...

We get awesome feedback every time a manager posts a classified ad here at Radioink.com. That's because they always find the best and the brightest employees in our industry. If you're looking for your next great employee CLICK HERE. If you need a...

 2021-09-18 06:32 

RadioInk

Rick Returns To Boise...

Iliad Media Group announced the return of Rick Morton and his Hey Morton morning show on KWYD-FM in Boise. Morton spent part of his early career in the Treasure Valley market hosting the Wild Wake Up Show. The show is now syndicated out of San Diego....

 2021-09-17 16:17 

RadioInk

Russ Parr Lands On WHBT...

'The Russ Parr Morning Show', has been added to the the line-up at iHeart's 92.1 The Beat, Moyock NC/Norfolk VA. The show is based at WMMJ/WDCJ, Washington D.C....

 2021-09-17 16:12 

RadioInk

WLS Adds Travel Show...

890 WLS-AM is adding 'Let's Go with Catie Keogh' to its Sunday evening line-up. The one hour show will be hosted by travel expert Catie Keogh....

 2021-09-17 16:09 

RadioInk

ESPN Debuts NHL Podcast...

'The Crease' is hosted by Hall of Fame sportscaster Linda Cohn and NHL reporter Emily Kaplan. Cohn has hosted ESPN+ program 'In The Crease'; now in its fourth season....

 2021-09-17 15:13 

RadioInk

Presidential Notice Of WBZ Anniversary...

WBZ NewsRadio has received a letter from President Joe Biden, marking the station's 100th Anniversary. Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker marked the centennial celebration of the Boston station with a citation....

 2021-09-17 06:39 

RadioInk

Room For Latino Podcast Growth...

Edison Research released a new report called The U.S. Latino Podcast (non) Listener Report which focused on the Latino audience that is not listening to podcasts. The goal was to find out why they weren't listening....

 2021-09-17 06:07 

RadioInk

Davis Writes Reps About Performance Tax...

With musicFIRST hosting a press conference Monday to unveil its next step to come after radio to pay to play music, Davis Broadcasting CEO Greg Davis has written a letter to members of Congress asking them to reject any attempt to hit radio with another f...

 2021-09-17 06:00 

RadioInk

How Radio Can Dominate the Connected Car...

Join us for a free webinar on September 30th at 1PM Eastern. We'll take an in-depth look at the competitive environment and how radio can compete and win in the digital dash. Joe D'Angelo, SVP Global Radio & Digital Audio at Xperi will discuss con...

 2021-09-17 05:46 

RadioInk

Charlamagne Tha God's TV Show Premiere's Tonight...

The co-host of the nationally syndicated Breakfast Show launches his half-hour weekly show on Comedy Central tonight at 10PM. Tha God's Honest Truth with Lenard "Charlamagne"; McKelvey, will cover the daily headlines, politics and pop culture. ...

 2021-09-17 05:15 

RadioInk

Sales Manager of The Week Trending Media's Mark Shaffer...

Mark Shaffer started his radio career back in 1989 after graduating from the University of Northern Iowa. He heard an ad for an Account Manager on Trending Media's KXIA-FM in Marshalltown, Iowa, applied for the job, and has been there ever since....

 2021-09-17 05:05 

RadioInk

Nominate Your Sales Manager Today...

Every Friday, Radio Ink crowns a new sales manager of the week. Our Sales Manager of the week winners receive a one year digital subscription to Radio Ink Magazine. Make your nomination HERE ....

 2021-09-17 05:00 

RadioInk

Join Us in One Month For The 2021 Radio Wayne Awards...

Radio Ink will present the Radio Wayne Awards on Tuesday, October 19, in a live virtual event on Facebook and YouTube at 11 am Eastern Time. Set yourself a reminder to tune into the event on our Facebook page HERE ....

 2021-09-17 05:00 

RadioInk

Lisa McKay Scholarship Deadline TODAY...

Today is the deadline to apply for the CRB Lisa McKay Women in Radio Scholarship program. Three recipients will be awarded the scholarship honoring the late Lisa McKay, a successful programmer and member of the Country Radio Hall of Fame....

 2021-09-16 20:45 

RadioInk

A Townsquare Revival...

The Steve & DC Show is returning to 95.3 The Bear in Tuscaloosa. Steve Shannon and DC Daniel linked up in St. Louis in 1991, jumped into successful syndication and then went their separate ways in 2007....

 2021-09-16 19:00 

RadioInk

We Help Stations Hire The Best People...

We get awesome feedback every time a manager posts a classified ad here at Radioink.com. That's because they always find the best and the brightest employees in our industry. If you're looking for your next great employee CLICK HERE. If you need a...

 2021-09-16 18:36 

RadioInk

NAB Launches "Trusted" Journalism Campaign...

The National Association of Broadcasters has launched a series of new commercials for stations to air that underscore the importance of fact-based journalism, they says, "at a time when misinformation is running rampant on social media....

 2021-09-16 18:18 

RadioInk

Gracie's Virtual Awards Date Set...

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation has announced the 46th Annual Gracie Awards will take place virtually Tuesday, October 5, at 7:00 PM ET. The event will be hosted by actress and comedian Lauren Ash and feature performances by Jewel and Gospel Si...

 2021-09-16 16:39 

RadioInk

Boise Radio Vet KJ Mac Honored...

KJ Mac has been awarded a lifetime achievement award from the Idaho State Broadcasters Association. Mac has been the voice of 101.5 Kool FM since 2016....

 2021-09-16 08:14 

RadioInk

Did The NAB Make The Correct Call?...

The NAB's Las Vegas convention makes up 70% of the organization's revenue. In trying to save its 2021 show, after canceling in 2020, the organization pushed the event from April to October. Then, last month, announced vaccine proof would be requir...

 2021-09-16 07:00 

RadioInk

musicFIRST Presser Coming Monday...

Monday at 11AM, musicFIRST Chairman Joe Crowley is hosting a virtual press briefing. The organization says it's to discuss growing support for "music fairness." He plans to show off the results from a musicFIRST national poll and discuss their...

 2021-09-16 07:00 

RadioInk

2021 NAB Show Canceled...

The NAB announced Wednesday morning that it has made the "difficult decision" to cancel the 2021 NAB Show amid concerns "related to the global pandemic and the surge caused by the Delta variant." NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith said, "I...

 2021-09-16 06:00 

RadioInk

Nominate Your Sales Manager Today...

Every Friday, Radio Ink crowns a new sales manager of the week. Our Sales Manager of the week winners receive a one year digital subscription to Radio Ink Magazine. Make your nomination HERE ....

 2021-09-15 19:26 

RadioInk

Jefferson Ward WZBA GM Retiring...

Jefferson Ward, WZBA-FM Baltimore GM will retire after 45 years in the business. The Times-Shamrock Communications station is now looking for a replacement....

 2021-09-15 19:16 

RadioInk

musicFIRST Presser Coming Monday...

Monday at 11AM, musicFIRST Chairman Joe Crowley is hosting a virtual press briefing. The organization says its to discuss growing support for "music fairness." He plans to show off the results from a musicFIRST national poll and discuss their path...

 2021-09-15 19:08 

RadioInk

General Manager...

Times-Shamrock Communications is looking for an experienced General Manager with a demonstrated history of success in leading all aspects of a radio station operation: Sales, Programming, Promotions, Production, Engineering and Digital Content. The Genera...

 2021-09-15 18:46 

RadioInk

Cumulus Adds Content to Audacy App...

The two radio companies announced on Wednesday that all 413 Cumulus radio stations and its entire portfolio of podcasts can now also be heard on the Audacy app. Cumulus does not have a stand-alone app like Audacy or the iHeartRadio app....

 2021-09-15 18:41 

RadioInk

Point-To-Point Marketing Leadership Changes...

Rick Torcasso (left), co-founder and CEO of Point-To-Point Marketing, has set December 31, 2021, to be his last day as CEO. Company President Tim Bronsil (right) will serve as CEO upon Torcasso's retirement....

 2021-09-15 18:27 

RadioInk

Crowley's Next Stop: North Carolina...

iHeartMedia Charlotte and Raleigh have hired Chris Crowley as PD for for 99.7 The Fox and 106.5 The End, in Charlotte, as well as 100.7 WRDU and ALT 95.3 in Raleigh....

 2021-09-15 18:23 

RadioInk

iHeart Tulsa Debuts Patriot 1300...

KAKC-AM has flipped formats and has rebranded in Tulsa. The sports station, formerly known as '1300 The Buzz', is now 'Patriot 1300 AM Real Talk'....

 2021-09-15 18:20 

RadioInk

2022 BSM Summit Additions...

The line-up for the ,i> Barrett Sports Media Summit continues to grow. Pablo Torre, John Jastremski, Joe Fortenbaugh and Kazeem Famuyide have signed on for the event set for March 2-3, 2022 in NYC....

 2021-09-15 18:16 

RadioInk

Looking For Joy Everyday...

Lemonada Media has launched 'New Day', hosted by author, therapist and grief expert Claire Bidwell Smith. The stated goal of the program, "helping you find a bit more joy every day."...

 2021-09-15 18:13 

RadioInk

APM Unveils Podcast Production Division...

American Public Media has officially introduced APM Studios. The studio will specialize in developing and producing podcasts across multiple genres, including kids and family, news and investigative, and personality and lifestyle categories....

 2021-09-15 18:08 

RadioInk

WKSU Merging With Ideastream Public Media...

The Kent State University Board of Trustees has voted to approve a merger of WKSU 89.7 with Cleveland based Ideastream Public Media. The agreement takes effect October 1....

 2021-09-15 15:41 

RadioInk

Mariners Stay With 710 ESPN Seattle...

710 ESPN Seattle will continue as the Flagship Radio Station for Mariners baseball. The multi-year extension means the 2022 season will be the 32nd year KIRO-AM has been the radio home of the team....

 2021-09-15 14:54 

RadioInk

Podcaster Gets A Chance At XLC...

Alpha Media has hired Hannah Brummer as afternoon host at 102.3 XLC (WXLC), Waukegan, Illinois. She hosts her own podcast, 'Monday Motivation with Hannah B'....

 2021-09-15 14:23 

RadioInk

2021 NAB Show Canceled...

The NAB announced Wednesday morning that it has made the "difficult decision" to cancel the 2021 NAB Show amid concerns "related to the global pandemic and the surge caused by the Delta variant." NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith said, "I...

 2021-09-15 14:22 

RadioInk

Kristen Delaney Retiring...

Kristen Delaney, Area President for iHeartMedia Albany, is retiring at the end of the year. Delaney has been overseeing the Albany cluster for more than a decade....

 2021-09-15 14:20 

RadioInk

Nominate Your Sales Manager Today...

Every Friday, Radio Ink crowns a new sales manager of the week. Our Sales Manager of the week winners receive a one year digital subscription to Radio Ink Magazine. Make your nomination HERE ....

 2021-09-15 08:06 

RadioInk

Does Radio Need A Marketplace To Buy Music?...

Lee Greer (left) and Chuck Fleckenstein believe so. They've launched NPREX, which they hope the radio industry will evolve to, and away from PRO's like BMI and ASCAP....

 2021-09-15 07:30 

RadioInk

Who Is Radio's Next Joe Rogan?...

(By Ken Benson) Joe Rogan is the most popular and highest paid podcaster in the world. His program is heard exclusively on Spotify and Joe Rogan's notoriety has significantly boosted interest in podcasting worldwide....

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