Audacy Inc., which one week ago gained attention in San Francisco for saying goodbye to the Alternative format after 35 years with a change at KITS-FM to Adult Hits, has just said "Bye, Buckaroos" to the only Country music station covering the Big Apple and the majority of the New York Tri-State area.
How can the FCC improve the regulatory fee process for broadcast licensees of radio and television stations? The NAB has some suggestions, and offered them to the Commission in a filing submitted Thursday by the leading lobbying voice in Washington for AMs, FMs, UHFs and VHFs across the U.S.
The top two executives at the helm of the nation's No. 1 audio content creation and distribution company have distributed an internal memo to all employees that describes in detail how all will "never 'return to the office' as well all knew it."
What's a radio or TV station owner to do to keep employees safe from COVID-19 and its Delta variant while balancing the need to have HR send out termination notices to unvaccinated employees? This encore InFOCUS Podcast, presented by dot.FM, may provide some valuable insight and guidance on what path a media company should take. LISTEN HERE
One of North America's biggest communications companies on Thursday released its third quarter financial results. How did Rogers perform? Quarterly earnings were in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. But, its revenue fell short of Zacks' expectations by a slim 1.04%.
If one of your radio or television stations is a member of the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters (NABOB), here's a chance for your sales team to benefit from getting a piece of the action in a multimillion-dollar ad campaign signed off by one of the biggest champions of multicultural marketing today: Marc Pritchard.
It was July 2018 when Salem Media Group shares were priced this high. And, with Friday's closing price on the Nasdaq GlobalMarket, the company known for its conservative Talk and Christian-themed radio stations will have concluded one of its biggest-ever trading days, with a massive 33 million shares traded.
A Talk radio host in Jacksonville, Fla., has made it clear: He's refusing to provide proof of a COVID-19 vaccination to his employer, Cox Media Group. Instead, he's volunteered to undergo weekly COVID-19 testing live on the air. The first weekly testing sessions commenced on Wednesday.
Two of the nation's largest audio media content and distribution companies have set the days on which they will release their Q3 fiscal report cards.
She has experience at the now-defunct Regent Communications, and joined Townsquare Media with that company's acquisition of Regent more than a decade ago. Starting in Flint, Mich., this sales executive shifted to New Jersey and then returned to Flint at the end of 2013 after a year working for iHeartMedia in Chicago. Now, Zoe Burdine-Fly is flying off to Alpha Media.
The acquisition, recently hinted at by Audacy, Inc. in an SEC fiing, gives the company formerly known as Entercom control of the WideOrbit digital audio tech business. President/CEO David Field says it "perfectly complements" Audacy's organic investments to make the company’s digital platform a top choice for listeners, clients and partners.
At 1490 kHz on the AM dial, a 1kw Class C facility with a largely directional signal serves the Laredo, Tex., area. Until now, it has been associated with regional entity MBM. Soon, an individual will be the licensee of this station, pending FCC approval.
Five years ago, Snapchat was the app Radio was talking about. Today? Not so much. Now it appears Apple's privacy changes have made things worse for Snapchat parent Snap Inc. It missed Wall Street revenue estimates with its Q3 2021 results, resulting in a sharp drop in its share value on Friday.
For more than a decade prior to Wade Davis becoming CEO of Univision Communications, the Univision News arm of the company accomplished a lot with what some insiders lamented was a permanent skeleton crew. Now under new leadership, those who've had something to say about getting more talent in the newsroom have had their wishes come true: Univision is on a hiring spree.
A broadcast company that says it is on the cutting edge of technology and the next generation of content delivery throughout the U.S. has just taken a big leap forward by selecting Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to power its next-generation ATSC 3.0 broadcast internet network — the potentially profit-generating benefit linked to what powers NEXTGEN TV.
The recent press about General Motors (GM) investing in the minority-owned "media ecosystem," while warranted and overdue, still treats all "minority" owners as Black or Hispanic. That's the theme of this Letter to the Editor from the President of In-Language Radio, Jamie Arbona.
Here's something you may want to read while not consuming anything hot: Advertiser spend on TV and social media is twice as high as daily consumption. That's the not-so-pleasant takeaway from new WARC analysis, conducted on a global level, of more than 715,000 consumers across 100 markets.
What can your media company do to ensure that it is working closely with advertisers and brand managers who wish to connect with all consumers in a dynamic way? An exclusive Forecast 2022 session focused on the importance of connecting brands with the "new American mainstream" is a must-attend event you'll want to save a seat for today.
As 2022 begins, NAB COO Curtis Legeyt will assume the role of President/CEO of the nation's leading voice in Washington for the broadcast media industry. Gordon Smith is winding down a 12-year tenure at the association, and with the cancellation of the 2021 NAB Show, there's only one place radio and TV industry executives will get the chance to personally wish Smith well as he heads into retirement.
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One of the last media industry events to be held prior to the March 2020 arrival of COVID-19 in North America was Matrix Solutions' fourth Media Ad Sales Summit. The Pittsburgh-based tech company has confirmed that it is heading back to South Florida, and will stage its two-day event right next door to NATPE Miami.
Radio imaging, voiceover, programming, podcasting and jingles company Benztown has promoted its Custom Imaging Manager to Director of Custom Imaging. Concurrently, Benztown has filled the Custom Imaging Manager spot with a 13-year veteran of Audacy’s Rhythmic Top 40 known as "Power 93.5" in Wichita.