Did you know that there's a potential boost in the riches of AM and FM broadcast stations tied to ATSC 3.0? A big TV station owner, with radio properties in Seattle, is largely to thank for this tech progression.
While a NAB Show is planned for October 2021, a digitally delivered "NAB Show Premiere" kicked off Monday as a forum for innovation and discussion hub for radio and TV station owners in continuous transition as local digital nibbles away at ad dollars and localism's balance with budget realities continues to create challenges for some broadcast companies.
First, it was a branding agreement via a long-term licensing deal. Now, Bally's Corporation has signaled its ready to affirm an additional accord with Sinclair Broadcast Group that makes it a key content collaboration partner for the regional sports networks formerly owned by FOX. Commenting on the deal as Bally's Board Chair? A man tangling with TEGNA.
A key Wall Street media analyst has conducted the review as part of an assessment of NBC's "mostly" new reporting format. His report card shows that a "likely significantly rebounding NBC" — along with "healthy" cable EBITDA growth — will fuel Comcast share growth. As such, he raised his target price on Comcast.
On Wednesday, ViacomCBS confirmed that Peter Dunn, who led the CBS O&Os, and news division leader David Friend will not return to their positions and will be exiting the company. Dunn's attorney on Thursday issued a statement that clarifies Dunn's departure from ViacomCBS.
The NAB on Tuesday (4/13) announced the ten winners of the 34th annual NAB Crystal Radio Awards. The winners were selected from 50 finalists and honored today during NAB Show Premiere, its digitally delivered ancillary conference tied to the NAB Show, rescheduled for fall 2021 due to the pandemic.
On April 1, Entravision disclosed to the SEC that it would not be able to file its annual report in a timely manner. This triggered a warning from the New York Stock Exchange. All is better now, as far as NYSE compliance is concerned. But, Entravision now has a potential headache on its hands regarding the entity that is to blame for the 10-K filing delay.
SiriusXM subscribers with a streaming-only subscription now have access to live play-by-play broadcasts of every MLB game as they listen on the SiriusXM app and on connected devices and speakers in their home.
"As consumers have spent more time at home throughout the pandemic, headphones really have become an integral device in our daily lives," the U.K.-based research house Futuresource finds. "Households have spent more time multitasking." What defines their audio choices?
As "ALT 98.7," KYSR has become Southern California's leading Alternative station, winning a head-to-head battle with Audacy's KROQ. Jeff Fife, known to listeners as "Woody," is part of ALT's winning recipe. The executives at iHeartMedia are acknowledging this by keeping him under contract for six more years.
The company formerly known as Entercom "is possibly approaching a major achievement in its business." That's the positive declaration on Audacy from influential financial watchdog Simply Wall St., which put a spotlight on the podcast purveyor and linear and digital audio entity.
The sale was approved on March 26. Now, the transaction brokered by Kalil & Co. has closed. Get ready for the highly anticipated arrival of KLOVE and Air1 on full-market signals serving the Twin Cities of Minnesota.
Erica Mandy runs a multiple six-figure podcast business and is taking home more money than she made working for KCBS-2 in Los Angeles. She is also now one of the most successful podcasters in the space. How did she do it? You can hear Erica's story of how she became a successful podcaster and how she's making money doing what she loves at “How to Make Real Money Podcasting.”
"His career was filled with accomplishments," begins a three-minute report that encapsulates as best as possible the life and professional career of Ted Koplar. Koplar, whose family helped make KPLR-11 in St. Louis one of the nation's most-viewed independent television stations, died April 4.
With more growth very much part of its founder's plans, Allen Media Group arm is partnering with one of the nation's biggest wireless services companies in hosting a Black-owned Media Summit for a yet-to-be determined day in May -- right in the heart of Upfront time.
Members of the Media Ad Sales Council (MASC), an industry advocacy group founded by the media technology provider, will lead Matrix's April Media Ad Sales Summit "Candid Conversation," which is focused on automating the buy/sell manual transactions and processes.
The continuation of the agreement arms Audacy’s 235+ stations nationwide with the ability "to seamlessly ingest, index, organize and analyze its media" through the use of Veritone Discovery, an AI-powered content search and analysis application.
Can a non-sales person lead a sales team? Of course, says sales training expert Barrett Riddleberger. Many companies have leaders over sales teams that have never made a sales call in their life. In fact, many small business owners are the sales managers of their sales teams and have never been a sales rep, either. In this column, Riddleberger shares three reasons why, in his view, experience matters.
Nexstar Media Group's MVPD-distributed channel formerly known as WGN America has bolstered its Washington, D.C., news coverage by bringing on a correspondent with experience covering politics in the Lone Star State -- in addition to social justice protests and Hurricane Harvey in Texas.
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Nautel has selected the individual who will work directly with its regional sales managers serving key radio station accounts across the U.S. He spent several years with Harris in the early 2000s as National Accounts Manager for Broadcast Systems and Special Markets and was most recently with GatesAir.
CP Communications, which has gained a reputation for products enabling live event productions, is rolling out a remote production and streaming platform it says was built specifically for modern live sports and news production challenges.