The final installment in a nine-part annual newsroom survey for 2017 developed by Bob Papper, Professor Emeritus at New York's Hofstra University, has been released by the RTDNA—the Radio Television Digital News Association. This last installment looks at earnings, and pay stubs. How are local TV news personnel faring, wage wise? "It was a decent year for salaries," Papper says. But, it could have been a little better.
The FCC has released its Q1 2017 Broadcast Station Totals, and there are little changes in the number of TV stations licensed for broadcast in the U.S. Meanwhile, there are more commercial FM radio stations across the nation.
Edison Research has released its third-quarter 2016 "Share of Ear" study, and there's some good news for radio.
As of Sept. 30 there are 1,778 UHF and VHF stations and 15,508 licensed AM and FM radio stations on the air in the U.S.
Texas' second-largest market is now ahead of Boston, now No. 9, and Atlanta, now No. 10. Meanwhile, Orlando and Cleveland have
What's shaking in PPM markets Pittsburgh through Salt Lake City.
Clark Smidt reviews the hot & not from Nielsen Audio August Markets #22-24.
Broadcast Connector's Clark Smidt looks at PPM results in markets #17to 19.
Broadcast Connector's Clark Smidt reviews PPM data from markets #11 - #16.
Clark Smidt reviews PPM data from Nielsen radio markets #6 - #10 .
It's a new season for PPM data.
Broadcast Connector's Clark Smidt wraps up his analysis of July PPM ratings.
Broadcast Connector analyst Clark Smidt reviews PPM data in markets #30-40.
Broadcast Connector analyst Clark Smidt (www.broadcastideas.com) reviews results for mid-June to
Results are in for the mid-June to mid-July radio ratings wars in America’s largest markets