He first found fame as a "Fly Jock" in an era long before multi-market satellite-delivered live shows and is today one of the most renowned African American hosts to ever sit behind a microphone. At 10am Friday, "The Tom Joyner Morning Show" came to its end, with Joyner officially heading into retirement.
Townsquare Media on Dec. 9 agreed to amend the employment agreements agreed to by its CEO, Bill Wilson; CFO, Stuart Rosenstein; and Local Media COO Erik Hellum. The company that focuses on small and mid-sized markets also said yes to an amended agreement with former CEO and current Executive Chairman Steven Price.
While conventional wisdom might have assumed that TV’s loss was digital’s gains, the more accurate story -- courtesy of Wall Street analyst Michael Nathanson -- is that digital is being fueled by "an army of small and medium-sized advertisers" who have benefited from the efficient targeting capabilities of Facebook and Google.
In a historic move that cements the Pai Commission as one that will not tolerate unlicensed radio broadcasters, the FCC proposed a $453,015 fine against an individual determined to be the operator of a Boston-area pirate radio operation. Now comes enforcement, which could be difficult.
What a difference a good rumor makes. Both The Wall Street Journal and Marketwatch are reporting that John Malone’s Liberty Media has asked the Justice Department for permission to buy a larger piece of iHeartMedia. That alone ignited iHeart shares on Friday, with more than 1 million shares traded on average volume of 330,140 by Noon ET.
Need to submit a FM commercial and noncommercial educational (NCE) minor change application with the Commission? You better hurry, because a short blackout period is on the way in connection to the Auction 106 "Form 175" application window.
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A Kentucky-based entity headed by the same person that leads Seven Mountains Media is growing again. This company is grabbing a Class A FM with a signal covering the state capital, and most of the area to the west of Lexington.
Historically, Saga Communications has been one of the radio industry's best performers on Wall Street, with positive analyst reviews. Now, the company led by Ed Christian is rewarding investors with another big dividend declaration.
It's another day without a fresh media transaction to report. As such, the focus is on a closing in Michigan, and special temporary authority (STA) requests in three locales.
NATPE has revealed a full slate of programming dedicated to all aspects of unscripted programming, underlining the event’s further commitment to that area of the international content industry at a time when top-flight scripted shows are more likely to wind up on a OTT platform than a broadcast or cable TV network.
The FCC has proposed to update its rules regarding cable service change notification notices by issuing an NPRM instructing cable operators to provide to subscribers and local franchise authorities "certain written notices" that would reduce the potential for consumer confusion in the context of program carriage disputes.
Comscore's comeback isn't just limited to Wall Street. On Wednesday, it revealed that it has a new agreement in place that allows it to provide a pair of TV stations in Iowa with measurement services.
The NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations and the NBC Sports Regional Networks have formed a partnership with TV attribution firm TVSquared designed to provide advertisers with a same-day look in how their linear and digital campaigns are directly impacting business outcomes.
The Dutch provider of broadcast software solutions' MediaSales Traffic product is now powering the online audio advertising server offered by The E.W. Scripps Co.-owned Triton Digital.
In a recent action, the FDA issued 15 warning letters to companies marketing CBD products, warning them about marketing both for edible products and for health claims. Here's what this may mean for radio and TV stations, courtesy of Wilkinson Barker Knauer partner David Oxenford.
In an information environment characterized by deep tensions between President Trump and national news organizations, Americans are more divided than ever in their trust of the news media. A new Pew Research Center study confirms this.
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The fast-growing digital multicast news network focused on non-stop newscasts has a new look. It's thanks to the debut of the first of a group of new studios constructed for NewsNet, concluding a seven-month project giving the network "a flexible new set."
WIREWAX is welcoming custom app development and management platform Applicaster as a new technology partner, a pact "further expanding the accessibility and application of on-brand interactive experiences for a continually diversifying range of audiences."
He joined ONE Media 3.0 in August 2016 as its Sr. Director for Advanced Projects. Now, the wholly owned subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group is promoting this NEXT GEN TV leader to the role of VP for Advanced Technology.