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 2023-01-30 15:45 

Radio Online

WWO Taps Jackie Stevens for Executive Producer Role...

Country music veteran Jackie Stevens returns to Westwood One as Executive Producer of its syndicated programs "Nights with Elaina" and "With Elaina," beginning Monday, January 30. She most recently worked on the record label side of the bu...

 2023-01-30 15:33 

AllAccess.com

Playwright Dan Kitrosser Creates New Scripted Podcast 'Svetlana! Svetlana!'...

Playwright DAN KITROSSER has created a new scripted dramatic podcast, "SVETLANA! SVETLANA!," released through iHEARTPODCASTS. The podcast, premiering TODAY (1/30), is based on ......

 2023-01-30 15:31 

Radio Online

WKIX-WPLW/Raleigh Names Cheri Pridgen as General Manager...

Curtis Media Group appoints Cheri Pridgen as General Manager of Classic Hits WKIX-FM and CHR WPLW-FM in Raleigh, NC, effective immediately. Pridgen spent the last seventeen years as General Sales Manager of Audacy stations in Norfolk-Virginia Beach. With ...

 2023-01-30 15:19 

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WLS/Chicago Adds Larry Kudlow To Sunday Night Schedule...

CUMULUS MEDIA News-Talk WLS-A/CHICAGO is adding FOX BUSINESS NETWORK host and former REAGAN and TRUMP administration official LARRY KUDLOW to its lineup for a SUNDAY night show. KUDLOW, who ......

 2023-01-30 15:02 

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WKTU Locks In Sean 'Hollywood' Hamilton With New 3-Year Deal....
 2023-01-30 15:00 

RadioInsight

KMGX Flips To Classic Rock...

Gross Communications' Backyard Media flipped Hot AC "Mix 100.7" KMGX Bend OR to Classic Rock "The X 100.7" at 6am today. KMGX will feature Dave Sholin in middays from 10am-2pm. The longterm programmer also hosts afternoons on sister Co...

 2023-01-30 14:37 

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Chris Haynes, Marc Stein Launch New NBA Podcast For iHeartPodcasts...

TNT Senior NBA Insider CHRIS HAYNES and former ESPN NBA Insider MARC STEIN are co-hosting a new NBA podcast for iHEARTPODCASTS. "#thisleague UNCUT" will post twice a week ......

 2023-01-30 14:32 

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New Book On Pregnancy Coming From Meghan Trainor (Who's Also Expecting Her Second Child)...

MEGHAN TRAINOR is adding "author" to her job description with the release of a new book, which the singer/songwriter promoted on NBC's "TODAY SHOW" this morning (1/30) ......

 2023-01-30 14:26 

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Warner Music Group To Launch 'Rhythm City' On Roblox...

WARNER MUSIC GROUP's latest venture into the metaverse is a new presence on ROBLOX, "Rhythm City," that the label calls "a first-of-its-kind music-themed social roleplay ......

 2023-01-30 14:26 

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Gary 'DJ Rax' Shelton Upped To OM At Cumulus/Savannah...

CUMULUS MEDIA R&B WTYB (MAGIC 103.9 FM) and Hip-Hop WEAS (E93)/SAVANNAH PD GARY "DJ RAX" SHELTON is adding Operations Manager duties for the entire SAVANNAH cluster, including ......

 2023-01-30 14:20 

RadioInsight

Gary 'DJ Rax' Shelton Rises To Cumulus Savannah OM...

Cumulus Media has announced the promotion of Gary 'DJ Rax' Shelton to Operations Manager for its Savannah GA cluster. Shelton has served as Program Director of Adult R&B "Magic 103.9" WTYB and PD/afternoon host of Hip Hop "E93" WEA...

 2023-01-30 14:15 

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Sean 'Hollywood' Hamilton Inks New Contract With WKTU/New York...

iHEARTMEDIA Top 40 WKTU (103.5 KTU)/NEW YORK and afternoon personality SEAN "HOLLYWOOD" HAMILTON have agreed on a new three-year deal keeping the 2019 RADIO HALL OF FAME inductee at ......

 2023-01-30 14:12 

RadioInsight

Hollywood Hamilton Extends KTU Tenure...

iHeartMedia Rhythmic AC 103.5 WKTU Lake Success/New York has announced it has agreed to a three-year contract extension with afternoon host Sean 'Hollywood' Hamilton. Hamilton has been with KTU for most of the current brand's existence. He ori...

 2023-01-30 14:05 

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Aiir Unveils Cloud-Based Music Scheduler...

AIIR INC. has released a beta version of a new cloud-based music scheduler. The platform is accessible through web browsers with no desktop app required. CEO RICKI LEE said, "I cannot ......

 2023-01-30 13:53 

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WBGG/WINZ Miami To Carry Dolphins Games Under New Multi-Year Deal....
 2023-01-30 13:32 

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Official: Miami Dolphins Returning To WBGG (Big 105.9)-WINZ (Fox Sports 940 AM)/Miami...

The MIAMI DOLPHINS are returning to iHEARTMEDIA/MIAMI-FORT LAUDERDALE under a new multi-year deal that will put the FINS' game broadcasts on Classic Rock WBGG (BIG 105.9) and Sports ......

 2023-01-30 13:30 

RadioInsight

Aiir Launches Cloud-Based Music Scheduler...

Following their merger with Playout One, Aiir Inc. is expanding its broadcast software with the debut of the first cloud based music scheduler. Aiir Scheduler is debuting in beta today for user testing prior to a full launch this spring. Fully browser bas...

 2023-01-30 13:14 

RadioInsight

Miami Dolphins Move To iHeartMedia's WBGG-FM & WINZ...

The NFL's Miami Dolphins are moving their radio broadcasts to iHeartMedia's Classic Rock "Big 105.9" WBGG-FM and "Fox Sports 940" WINZ starting next season. The stations will carry all Dolphins games, pre and post-game shows, and a...

 2023-01-30 12:18 

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Harry Styles To Perform At The 2023 Grammy Awards...

GRAMMY winner and 2023 nominee HARRY STYLES has been added to the list of 2023 GRAMMY AWARDS performers. STYLES joins previously announced performers BAD BUNNY, MARY J. BLIGE, BRANDI CARLILE, ......

 2023-01-30 12:15 

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Thomas Coesfeld Upped To CEO Of BMG...

BMG CFO THOMAS COESFELD will take the reins as CEO of BMG, succeeding HARTWIG MASUCH. COESFELD will also join BERTELSMANN GROUP MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE. MASUCH will remain with BERTELSMANN as a ......

 2023-01-30 12:00 

RadioInsight

880 WCBS To Have Early Morning Simulcast On WCBS-FM...

Ahead of the upcoming launch of its new John Foxx led morning show, Audacy Classic Hits 101.1 WCBS-FM New York is adding a new programming element as it will add a 15 minute simulcast of News 880 WCBS from 5:30 to 5:45am starting today. The simulcast will...

 2023-01-30 10:20 

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Retail Media Is Exploding. Can Radio Get In On The Action?...
 2023-01-30 10:10 

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Format Report Card, 2022: AC And Sports Continue Growing, While News/Talk And CHR Steadily Decline....
 2023-01-30 10:00 

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Electric, Pickup Or SUV: These Auto Intender Segments Are As Different As The Vehicles Themselves....
 2023-01-30 09:50 

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Study: With Additional Funding, Public Radio Stations Can Counter Decline In Local News Coverage....
 2023-01-30 09:40 

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Broadcasters And FCC Are Split Over The Next Steps To Modernize EAS....
 2023-01-30 09:35 

RadioInk

Who Are The Best Leaders In Radio?...

They are the radio industry's best. They know how to motivate their teams to success. They are winning at sales, programming, and management. They are relentless in what they do, and they do not fail. It's time for YOU to make your nomination......

 2023-01-30 09:30 

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EMF's Streaming Sessions Rise 15% Month-Over-Month....
 2023-01-30 09:20 

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KKBB (99.3 The Groove)/Bakersfield, CA, Adds New Jack Radio With djKAZ...

ALPHA MEDIA Oldies/Adult Hits KKBB (99.3 THE GROOVE)/BAKERSFIELD, CA, has added "NEW JACK RADIO" with djKAZ, a throwback tribute to the R&B/hip-hop genre from the era of the ......

 2023-01-30 09:20 

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WUBL (94.9 The Bull)/Atlanta's Jeremy 'Otis' Maher Named Atlanta Braves In-Stadium Host...

iHEARTMEDIA Country WUBL (94.9 THE BULL)/ATLANTA MD/morning co-host JEREMY "OTIS" MAHER adds duties as in-stadium host for the ATLANTA BRAVES, taking over the role from MARK ......

 2023-01-30 09:20 

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Jackie Stevens Departs EMI Records Nashville...

Midwest Dir./Regional Promotion JACKIE STEVENS has departed EMI RECORDS NASHVILLE for an as yet undisclosed new industry position. She joined the label in 2019 from the MD/Exec. ......

 2023-01-30 09:20 

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WKEY/Key West Debuts 'Keys To Business'...

RADIO ONE's AC WKEY/KEY WEST, FL will debut a new local talk show called "KEYS TO BUSINESS," starting SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11th. Hosted by WKEY Owner/Pres. BUDDY SHULA, local ......

 2023-01-30 09:20 

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Good Parts Media Strikes Deal With KPNT (105.7 The Point)/St. Louis For Prep...

AD LARGE's GOOD PARTS MEDIA has signed a deal with HUBBARD RADIO's Alternative KPNT (105.7 THE POINT)/ST. LOUIS for the use of MR. LAUGHS prep service. Morning Show Host, RIZZUTO of ......

 2023-01-30 09:20 

AllAccess.com

Son Of Reach Media's Rickey Smiley, Brandon Smiley, Dies At 32...

ALL ACCESS is saddened to learn that URBAN ONE/REACH MEDIA syndicated Host RICKEY SMILEY's oldest son BRANDON, passed away YESTERDAY morning (1/29) at 32 years old. Like his father, he ......

 2023-01-30 09:20 

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Television Frontman And Guitarist Tom Verlaine Gone At 73...

The NEW YORK POST is reporting TOM VERLAINE, the frontman and guitarist for the rock band TELEVISION, died SATURDAY in MANHATTAN following a brief illness. He passed away at 73. JESSE ......

 2023-01-30 09:20 

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Strategic Solutions Research Presents Nielsen Audio Fall '22 Ratings Today...

NEILSEN AUDIO FALL '22 Ratings out TODAY for AMARILLO, TX, BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, TX, CAPE COD, MA, COLUMBUS, GA, FREDERICK, MD, LUBBOCK, ODESSA-MIDLAND, TX, REDDING, CA, SHEBOYGAN, WI, ......

 2023-01-30 09:20 

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Edison Research To Present Q1 Boomer And Gen Z Podcast Listener Studies...

EDISON RESEARCH has announced two podcast thought leadership studies to be presented in Q1 2023 centering on Boomer and Gen Z listening habits. "Hit Play, Boomer," from NPR and ......

 2023-01-30 09:20 

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A Farewell Fit For The Boss With The Hot Sauce, Jerry Blavat...

JERRY BLAVAT's fans said goodbye to "The Geator With The Heater, The Boss With The Hot Sauce" this past SATURDAY (1/28) at the CATHEDRAL BASILLICA OF SAINTS PETER & PAUL ......

 2023-01-30 09:20 

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MIW/Luminate Mentorship Program Application Window Closing...

MENTORING & INSPIRING WOMEN IN RADIO will be closing the application window for its "Elevating Women In Audio: MIW & LUMINATE Mentorship' program this THURSDAY (2/2). ......

 2023-01-30 09:20 

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EMI Records Nashville's Jackie Stevens Named Executive Producer For Westwood One's 'Nights With Elaina' And 'With Elaina'...

Midwest Dir./Regional Promotion JACKIE STEVENS has departed EMI RECORDS NASHVILLE to return to her syndicated radio roots. She has joined WESTWOOD ONE as Executive Producer of evening show ......

 2023-01-30 09:20 

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FCC's Winners For 34 Noncommercial FMs Could Mean A Three-Way Share In Cedar Rapids....
 2023-01-30 09:10 

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Music Is The Common Theme For Two New York Public Radio Podcasts....
 2023-01-30 09:00 

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NorthEast Radio Watch 1/30/2023: FCC Picks Noncomm FM Winners...

In this week's issue... FCC picks noncom FM window winners - Audacy shifts NYC talent - ATSC 3 launches in Boston - Corus finishes Toronto morning shuffle - New FM in Quebec?...

 2023-01-30 08:01 

RadioInk

Deadline Nears for MIW Mentorship Program...

The deadline is nearing to apply for the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Elevating Women in Audio mentorship program. The program, in partnership with Luminate, is a year-long experience that helps provide opportunities for women who are inte...

 2023-01-30 08:01 

RadioInk

Edison to Release Gen Z, Boomer Studies...

Edison Research will release two new studies during the first quarter of 2023. The studies are Hit Play, Boomer: Podcasting's 55+ Opportunity in partnership with NPR and The Gen Z Podcast Listening Report with SiriusXM's SXM Media....

 2023-01-30 08:00 

RadioInk

Be Different, Be Better...

(By Rick Fink) Are you like every other media rep? Do you talk like they talk? Do you act like they act? Do you go where they go? Or do you do it differently? Unfortunately, too many media reps do what everyone else does. Most of the time, it's not th...

 2023-01-30 08:00 

RadioInk

9 Ways to Help Yourself to More Local Clients...

(By Loyd Ford) It's easy to find someone to talk about how tough sales is or how times have changed or buyers have changed. So what?! Boring! It's just this simple. "Learn to control where your attention goes. Place your attention on ways you ...

 2023-01-30 08:00 

RadioInk

How Sharp Is Your Saw?...

(By Pat Bryson) I am amazed, and a bit appalled, at how many broadcast companies do not offer ways for their staffs to sharpen their saws. Many only train the newcomers, and that training is usually brief. 2023 will require sophisticated selling methods....

 2023-01-30 08:00 

RadioInk

Focus on Your Core...

(By Marc Greenspan) Radio is going through a tremendous transition. People have a vast number of options for their audio entertainment. This gives radio station management opportunities to increase their top line by focusing on new revenue opportunities....

 2023-01-30 08:00 

RadioInk

Is Your Next Radio Sales Hire a Robot?...

(By Alec Drake) Understanding how artificial intelligence (A.I.) will impact the sales process will inevitably be part of the future success of radio sales. Finding a context for tools like ChatGPT and their value to radio sales can only be accomplished b...

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