MMTC Cheers FCC’s ‘Positive Step’ For Broadcast EEO

The  President/CEO of the Multicultural  Media,  Telecom  and  Internet  Council  (MMTC) on Thursday commended the FCC for the approval at its February Open Meeting to seek public comment on a plan that ramps up enforcement of the Commission's broadcast employment nondiscrimination rule.

The Greatest Response To Gracie Call For Entries

The 2019 call for entries for the annual Gracie Awards was the most successful in the program’s history, says The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation (AWMF). The milestone comes as AWM and its Foundation announce their 2019 National Board of Directors.

NPR Poised To Lose The Rio Grande Valley

If you're in the McAllen-Brownsville area and a regular listener to "Morning Edition," "All Things Considered," "Performance Today," and a locally hosted jazz program in afternoons, this story is very "Relevant" to you. That's because the two stations serving as home to Rio Grande Valley Public Radio have just been sold.

Hispanic Radio Podcast: Monetizing Radio’s Digital Platforms

Attracting local advertisers to traditional media is harder than ever, thanks to the growth of digital media solutions. How can radio stations, in particular those targeting Hispanic consumers, win over some of those advertisers with its own digital offerings? That's exactly what Armando Guerrero, of digital ad agency Ntooitive, discusses in this all-new Hispanic Radio Podcast with host Adam R Jacobson.

Edison At CRS: Understanding Country’s Parental Influence

A wide range of events start today at the 50th Country Radio Seminar, including a Sound Royalties Session, and opening ceremonies set for 3pm Central. At 3:30pm Central on Thursday, new research that puts a magnifying glass on the present and future of Country radio will be presented by Edison Research.

Radio Beyond The Big Markets: A New NAB Show Focus

Many radio industry observers say the industry's future lies in the success of AMs and FMs in small and medium-sized markets across the U.S. The NAB Show in Las Vegas will now feature a platform specifically for learning more about radio's opportunity in these locales.

Radio’s Reg Challenges, Up Close At Hispanic Radio Conference

Radio station owners and cluster GMs often find themselves navigating a host of never-ending regulatory challenges and legislative changes. One of the most anticipated sessions at the Hispanic Radio Conference every year is the legal and regulatory session. Returning as moderator is Frank Montero.
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Entercom Latest To Affirm Q4 Release Date

How will 2018, and the final three months of last year, shape up for one big radio broadcasting company? We will have all of the answers in 10 days.

A Deal That’s So Money, Close To Coachella

The Palm Springs, Calif., market, is home to a very popular music festival. It's also home to some wealthy individuals with homes out in the desert, some two hours east of the greater Los Angeles area. That could explain why Money Radio exists ... or, at least, did. It's just been sold.

Mountain West Radio Pioneer Dies At Age 89

A member of both the Utah and Nevada Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame and the owner, until July 2018, of a Class C1 County station serving a rural portion of the Silver State has passed away. The funeral is set for Wednesday in the Salt Lake City area.
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Fort Payne Duo, Lit By Southern Torch

The city of Scottsboro, Ala., is sandwiched between Fort Payne and the city of Huntsville, to the west. Here, two FMs and an FM translator are being spun in a deal valued at $600,000.

Despite Expense Surge, USTN Mess, Beasley Earnings ‘Solid’

Yes, Beasley Media Group suffered a steep decline in its net income during Q4 and across fiscal 2018. But, there's a good reason for that -- in addition to operating income impacted by a USTN bad debt expense. However, Station Operating Income and net revenue were on the rise, and that's good news.

A Department Store’s Pre-Valentine’s Spot Surge

With Valentine's Day coming this Thursday, two brands turned to radio in a big way to broadcast the message that turning to them may be a great way to please your honey. One brand was a major national jeweler. The other? One of the biggest department stores in the U.S.

A Popular N.Y. Weather Man Shifts To Radio

An immensely popular TV meteorologist is no longer delivering live reports from West 67th Street and Columbus Avenue starting at 4:30am each weekday. Instead, he is settling into the Program Director chair at a radio station facing Upper Sag Harbor Cove in a placid corner of Long Island, N.Y.

The AARP Crowd: Texting, Posting And Ever-More Social

Radio is finally understanding that it can benefit from targeting one affluent consumer group that knows radio better than any other: the 50+ crowd. But, what about this demographic's use of smartphones? They've gotten smarter, new data from Pew Research Center show.

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