An extraordinary day for CBS Radio websites


Last Thursday, Dec. 13, with storms battling the North East and the release of the Mitchell Report, many of CBS Radio’s stations throughout the country experienced phenomenal increases in streaming listeners and website traffic.  Streaming in New York for 1010 WINS ( increased 138% from the prior day, while WFAN ( had 110% more listeners, and WCBS 880 ( acquired 63% more listeners.  In Boston, CBS Radio’s WBZ-AM ( increased its streaming listeners a massive 220%, while in Philadelphia KYW-AM ( gained 44% more listeners from Wednesday to Thursday.

Page views to CBS Radio’s sites also increased a great deal from Wednesday to Thursday.  New York’s WCBS 880 jumped 127%, WFAN saw a 96% increase, while 1010 WINS gained 46% more page views.  Additionally, Boston’s WBZ-AM had an enormous 314% increase from day-to-day and Philadelphia’s KYW had 120% more views.

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Carl has been with RBR-TVBR since 1997 and is currently Managing Director/Senior Editor. Residing in Northern Virginia, he covers the business of broadcasting, advertising, programming, new media and engineering. He’s also done a great deal of interviews for the company and handles our ever-growing stable of bylined columnists.