As broadcast TV companies such as Nexstar Media Group have seen their stock values fully recover from the COVID-19 influenced swoon of six months ago, the radio industry has failed to experience the same recovery. For Beasley Media Group, Tuesday's closing price for its stock is far worse than its March 23 dip -- and a low not seen since early 2009.
Silicon Dust was already making networked TV tuners and DVR devices when ATSC 3.0 pivoted Nick Kelsey’s attention. Intrigued, he turned to Kickstarter last April to raise $50,000 for a 3.0-capable device. The response? It was incredible, he says in this report from Cora Leighter.
By 2016, Mike Hubbard had built a sports radio and television network and enjoyed a successful political career as the first Republican Speaker of the House in Alabama in 136 years. Today, he's embarking on a four-year jail sentence for ethics violations tied to his non-broadcast career. As such, he's spinning his radio assets in a deal that's bound to get a lot of attention.
With all eyes on a controversial and expected White House nomination of the Supreme Court successor to the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg likely reaching the Senate this week, a key Republican Senate leader has expressed doubts that moving forward with a vote on Mike O'Rielly's FCC replacement is in the cards.
On Thursday, WWD took a pause from its N.Y. Fashion Week coverage to share that Meredith Corp., the parent of such venerable women's lifestyle brands as PEOPLE, would be shedding 180 jobs. But, it turns out the Local Media arm of the Des Moines-based company is bearing the brunt of the layoffs.
There’s been a silver lining for HD Radio across the COVID-19 pandemic: technology to disseminate important tips and virus protection techniques and additional content through digital multicasts. What that entailed is just one small part of a wide-ranging conversation with Xperi's Joe D’Angelo, the man leading HD Radio. LISTEN HERE
The event, spread across two consecutive days in late October, is poised to provide online attendees a look at issues that will affect media companies in the year ahead, even as COVID-19 continues disrupting everything.
Across two generations, KMPC-AM was a revered property owned by the late Gene Autry through his Golden West Communications. Today, it's the flagship property for ESPN Radio in Southern California. Soon, ABC will move ahead with a downgrade to the facility.
EXCLUSIVE: A radio personality and station owner in Southwestern Pennsylvania known locally as “The Commander” was to be sentenced today on felony rape charges. That didn't happen, because the man late last week filed a motion to withdraw his guilty plea. Why? He's still willing to plead guilty, but without one key charge.
A new series from a major artists' rights group, the company behind HD Radio technology and one of the nation's top radio broadcasting companies, produced in partnership by Benztown, will put the spotlight on 100 years of "hit makers" in celebration of the first century of audio broadcasts.
Mr. Master, the company behind Automation Import Manager (AIM) and radio industry workflow optimization software, has renewed its exclusive sales agreement with Premiere Networks.
A Class C1 Classic Rocker has across the years served as a dominant radio station across a patch of the Rocky Mountains in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico. However, terrain kept the station's signal from going east of the peaks. That's now changed, to a small extent.
It received 2020 Emmy Awards in all seven of the major comedy categories—a first. Now, CBC sitcom "Schitt's Creek" is doing something else quite extraordinary: it's traveling to over-the-air TV in the U.S. after a successful run on an expanded basic cable TV channel and, subsequently, OTT deliverability via both Netflix and Amazon Prime.
With Nexstar shares flying high, the company founded and led by Perry Sook is poised to reveal its Q3 2020 earnings results on November 5.
Cox Media Group's provider of Over the Top (OTT) advertising to select national, regional and local advertisers has just selected two women to the roles of co-Chief Operating Officer -- enhancements it says will "drive enhanced innovation across the company."
There's some exciting new activity at spot cable of note, and it involves a brand that's been available for a little over a year now. It's a low-calorie sports drink from the originator, and bringing this brand to greater awareness among consumers definitely involves MVPD viewing.
It's more of the same when it comes to commercials and the companies investing the most in the world's original social media platform — radio.
Global video advertising platform SpotX has rolled out a series of new programmatic tools that it believes will allow TV programmers to unlock the full value of linear addressable television for the first time. The tools are in part built in support of the Project OAR open standard, which creates new addressable opportunities by replacing linear spots at the glass (smart TV) level.
The Librarian of Congress has appointed the next Register of Copyrights and director of the U.S. Copyright Office. She'll serve as the 14th U.S. Register of Copyrights, and the appointment was warmly welcomed by the NAB.
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As the work-from-home paradigm continues, Telos Alliance will conduct a "Broadcasting from Home" webinar on Wednesday featuring broadcast engineer panelists who will reveal their tried-and-tested solutions to keep studios running and on-air. Accelerated workflow transformation is the focal point of this event.
Global media services provider Red Bee Media has renewed its relationship with multinational video applications developer Dotscreen. The deal allows Red Bee to continue to deliver TV and movie metadata for Dotscreen’s multiscreen applications
The Telestream Inspect 2110 probe incorporates a direct link to a PRISM waveform monitor. The California-based company calls it an industry first, as it rolls out a single vendor ST 2110 monitoring plus deep analysis product.