Local TV News Salaries Rise, But At A Lower Rate

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. 
FCC

Here Are The Q1 2017 Broadcast Station Totals

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.

Radio’s Latest ‘Share Of Ear’: 50 Percent

Edison Research has released its third-quarter 2016 "Share of Ear" study, and there's some good news for radio.
FCC

FCC Updates Broadcast Station Totals

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.

Houston Now No. 8 In New Nielsen DMA Rankings

Texas' second-largest market is now ahead of Boston, now No. 9, and Atlanta, now No. 10. Meanwhile, Orlando and Cleveland have
iTunes Radio

What’s Shakin’ in Pittsburgh Through Salt Lake

What's shaking in PPM markets Pittsburgh through Salt Lake City.

Review Hot Nielsen Markets

Clark Smidt reviews the hot & not from Nielsen Audio August Markets #22-24.

FM Trends in Top PPM Markets

Broadcast Connector's Clark Smidt looks at PPM results in markets #17to 19.

Broadcast Poison Versus Driving New Business

Broadcast Connector's Clark Smidt reviews PPM data from markets #11 - #16.

Branding Helps in PPM Markets

Clark Smidt reviews PPM data from Nielsen radio markets #6 - #10 .

New Season for PPM Markets

It's a new season for PPM data.

Wrapping Up July PPM Results

Broadcast Connector's Clark Smidt wraps up his analysis of July PPM ratings.

Ratings Jump or Slide?

Broadcast Connector analyst Clark Smidt reviews PPM data in markets #30-40.
Nielsen

Latest Top 10 Nielsen Audio Ratings

Broadcast Connector analyst Clark Smidt (www.broadcastideas.com) reviews results for mid-June to

Latest Top 10 Nielsen Audio Ratings

Results are in for the mid-June to mid-July radio ratings wars in America’s largest markets

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