ESPN Radio re-works executive ranks

With the New Year of 2010 upon us, ESPN Radio has made a series of personnel realignments at the network and station levels. The...

Study: Online Radio not a competitor for terrestrial

Despite the rapid growth of Pandora, a recent online survey of 1,017 adult Americans conducted by Vision Critical indicates that Pandora’s gains are not...

Cumulus ups three to VP/GM stripes

Cumulus Media announced the promotions of Hugh McPherson to VP/GM of Cumulus Melbourne

On the Ratings Road Again

Today we present Nielsen Audio results for the second tier of large American media markets

Shaw Media Podcast Network Added to BlogTalkRadio

The new Shaw Media Podcast Network is set to join BlogTalkRadio

How The NAB Has Helped Radio’s Streaming Costs

Streaming agreements with Sony and Warner Music Groups will ease costs for AM and FM stations

Six Key Takeaways On The ‘Connected Car’

With TU-Automotive Detroit 2017 set for June 7-8 in Novi, Michigan, this conference is set to dive into the reinvented dashboard

Complex Bondholder Efforts Could Officially Split iHeart and CC Outdoor

In a highly complex series of private offers to its bondholders, iHeartCommunications -- the over-arching entity for publicly traded iHeartMedia and CC Outdoor Holdings -- on Wednesday hit the start button on a plan that calls for a note swap ... and a possible separation of iHeartMedia and CC Outdoor into two fully distinct and independently owned-and-operated companies. Meanwhile, Moody's chimed in with 'distressed' sentiments.
U.S. Congress

How Many Members Of Congress Won’t Play ‘Fair’?

Reps. Jerrold Nadler and Marsha Blackburn may be facing a stiff headwind in their effort to get the House of Representatives to pass the "Fair Play Fair Pay Act." That's because there's a solid block of legislators that are committed to preventing the bill from getting any Congressional approval.

Is ‘Fair Pay’ Really A ‘Public Policy No-Brainer’?

Thomas Sydnor, a Visiting Fellow with AEI’s Center for Internet, Communications, and Technology Policy, thinks so. In this Media Information Bureau column that's a must-read for every C-Suite executive in the radio industry, Sydnor believes such legislation is in the "legal, national, and economic interests of the U.S."

Entercom Sports Bows With Veteran Exec Dee At The Helm

In a move directly correlated to its tax-free, Reverse Morris Trust-fueled merger with CBS Radio, Entercom has hired the President/CEO of the San Diego Padres to serve as its brand-new President of what is to be called "Entercom Sports." Dee, who has been an executive with the Miami Dolphins and Boston Red Sox, is relocating to Philadelphia to take the job.
Entravision Communications Corporation

Why Does Zacks Suggest Investors Dump Entravision Shares?

Getting out of an underperformer at the best time can help maximize one's portfolio returns. But, when is the right time, and how does one know? Zacks Equity Research thinks it has the answer for holders of Entravision Communications stock. Sell, sell, sell, Zacks says. Here's why.

Broadcasters Foundation Welcomes Three As Directors

The Broadcasters Foundation of America has elected three broadcast media industry executives to its Board of Directors. One leads Cox Media Group, while another founded the only African American-owned company to include a FOX affiliate in its stable. The third new member leads Premiere Networks.

A Golden Celebration For ‘Newsradio 880’

One of North America's oldest and longest-running News stations will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a star-studded celebration featuring a special interview and closing song from legendary recording artist Tony Bennett.

Pai Headed Out On 3-Day Mid-Atlantic Trip

Not exactly the type to let the grass grow under his feet, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is hitting the road again, and he’ll really be clocking up the miles on a Mid-Atlantic swing. He’ll start in Wardensville, West Virginia, on Monday and end in Crownsville, Maryland, on Wednesday. His primary goal? Working towards closing the country’s digital divide.

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