As first reported by Streamline Publishing's Radio Ink, Bustos Media Holdings has agreed to purchase an FM radio station with a broadcast tower due east of Portland, Ore. Until recently, covering the Rose City wasn't possible. Now that it is, Bustos isn't waiting for the deal to close to attract new listeners. What's the purchase price? We have the answer!
While TV has been, along with print media, major services consumed by the hearing impaired, radio has been left out. American University's NPR Member station, across town in Northwest Washington, has changed that -- thanks to ENCO.
He's been a fixture at a group of stations in Los Angeles owned and operated by Audacy. He stayed with the stations, which include "93.1 Jack FM," "K-Earth 101," KNX, "94-7 The Wave," "97.1 Amp," and KROQ, through Entercom's tax-free merger with CBS Radio. Now, this sales leader is heading north.
Until now, its collection of radio stations has been represented on a national level by Gen Media Partners. That's changing, thanks to an agreement signed this morning by this Hispanic media company's COO, Albert Rodriguez. What's the new national representation firm for Spanish Broadcasting System?
For nearly four and a half years, he has been linked with a group of Cumulus Media stations comprised today of WSBN-AM "ESPN 630" and highly regarded Talker WMAL-FM in Washington, D.C. Before that, he led sales for iHeartMedia's D.C. and Baltimore stations. Sadly, his current post at Cumulus will be his last, as Ken Roberts has passed away.
On July 27, the FCC will conduct an auction of AM and FM broadcast construction permits. What do individuals or groups seeking to participate need to know? The auction is comprised of more than 100 new FM CPs, and four AM stations serving the St. Louis market that replace a now-defunct quartet.
The FCC this summer will conduct an auction of some 136 vacant non-reserved band allotments in the FM broadcast service, adding a small group of stations to the cancelled Auction 106 that had been set for March 2020. Where are these FMs? RBR+TVBR took a look for you.
In 2010, radio industry veteran Lee Abrams penned the following RBR + TVBR Intelligence Brief. In this Classic RBR+TVBR Media Information Bureau column, Abrams discusses how selling a new idea internally is often harder than the execution itself.
From the shore of Lake Erie to the tranquil beaches of Southwest Florida, Walt Tiburski’s seen a lot over the years, and he’s our guest on the latest RBR+TVBR InFOCUS Podcast, presented by Dot.FM. What does this set-to-retire veteran have to share on the state of Radio today? Tune in now to hear this exclusive chat! LISTEN HERE
A big hire at Cumulus Media prompted our editor-in-chief to access the TuneIn app, and start streaming one of its stations. That's when something struck us: How did we know that we could stream WDVD on TuneIn, and not Radio.com or iHeartMedia? This only begs the following question: Why can't the industry unite and support Radioplayer?
With the Supreme Court set to rule in three months on the Commission's appeal of its cross-ownership rule rewrite, acting FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel isn't likely to bring up anything big for broadcast media for the near future. That said, the April 2021 Open Meeting Agenda will see the FCC vote on an applications cap for new NCE FMs.
It signed on the air April 20, 1945. Most recently, it has served as the originating signal for an Alternative format using a presently silent FM translator at 100.5 MHz to serve Macon, Ga. Now, this AM is being sold by Creek Media. And, that's good news for fans of this format.
Its licensee name is Prairie Winds Broadcasting, but in its home market of Aberdeen, S.D., the state's third-largest city, it operates as Hub City Radio. Here, it owns six full-power radio stations and two FM translators. Now, a third FM translator is being added to the mix. The seller? An entity that's poised to assume ownership of Ed Stolz's former FM properties.
Cumulus' annual shareholders' meeting will see the election of seven board members, along with the ratification of PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP as Cumulus' independent registered public accounting firm for 2021. There's also a non-binding vote on executive compensation. Just how much are Cumulus' top executives poised to earn?
A multi-platform broadcast and content company delivering sports betting news, analysis and data to consumers from the Las Vegas Strip since 2017 — known for its ties to the Musberger family — has been plucked by a Boston-based digital sports entertainment and gaming giant widely known for its daily fantasy, regulated gaming and digital media offerings.