Across two generations, KMPC-AM was a revered property owned by the late Gene Autry through his Golden West Communications. Today, it's the flagship property for ESPN Radio in Southern California. Soon, ABC will move ahead with a downgrade to the facility.
EXCLUSIVE: A radio personality and station owner in Southwestern Pennsylvania known locally as “The Commander” was to be sentenced today on felony rape charges. That didn't happen, because the man late last week filed a motion to withdraw his guilty plea. Why? He's still willing to plead guilty, but without one key charge.
A new series from a major artists' rights group, the company behind HD Radio technology and one of the nation's top radio broadcasting companies, produced in partnership by Benztown, will put the spotlight on 100 years of "hit makers" in celebration of the first century of audio broadcasts.
Mr. Master, the company behind Automation Import Manager (AIM) and radio industry workflow optimization software, has renewed its exclusive sales agreement with Premiere Networks.
The audio media company led by President/CEO David Field is parting ways with a pair of AM radio stations serving the Piedmont region of North Carolina. Will the incoming buyer make any programming changes to these Class D facilities being sold by Entercom? The Truth will be known soon.
A change of the owner composition of Big Horn Media, the licensee of a Reno, Nev., FM, raised some concerns at the Commission. Now, the FCC Media Bureau's Audio Division has negotiated a consent decree and civil penalty that resolves those rule violations.
Did you hear the one about the Entercom Rock station that extended its brand to the beer aisle and straight to the gut of fans of its morning show -- and a simply tasty microbrew? If not, you're missing out on the RBR+TVBR InFOCUS Podcast, presented by DOT.fm. Catch up this weekend on more than 60 spectacular 10-15 minute audio reports!
The fate of non-commercial radio stations owned by institutions of higher learning has been well covered over the last several years by RBR+TVBR. Ohio Northern University, Bucknell University, Anderson University in Indiana, Northern Kentucky University and The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth all sold their respective stations. Add one more school to the list.
High atop Mt. Wilson, to the northeast of Los Angeles' downtown, is a famed observatory. Look to your left, and you'll see a collection of broadcast towers, housing the transmitters of a good portion of the market's radio and TV stations. Early today, the towers and the observatory were under significant threat from the Bobcat Fire. Good news then arrived.
The Monterey-Salinas area has long been home to Hispanic farm workers, thanks to its artichoke, garlic and strawberry fields. Many of these consumers are evangelical Christians. As such, a Hispanic broadcast ministry is investing in a Class B AM that will soon become its local broadcast home.
To kick off the third week of the Hispanic Radio LIVE series, Democratic FCC Commissoner Geoffrey Starks will offer an exclusive look inside the agency, sharing information of importance and interest to all radio industry leaders – in particular those serving Hispanic consumers. Register now, and set a calendar reminder for this timely session!
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has introduced a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would "ensure transparency of foreign government sponsored broadcast content" — a move that could prevent further questions as to who's behind the content of such operations as URadio.
This podcast is all about branding ... and beer, as Steve Sinicropi, the Senior Vice President and Market Manager for Entercom’s Greenville-Spartanburg station group, chats with RBR+TVBR Editor-in-Chief Adam R Jacobson in this fresh InFOCUS Podcast, presented by Dot.FM. LISTEN HERE
With Jubal Fresh's next career chapter set to be written, iHeartMedia turned to a Hilversum, Holland-based jingles maker to create "compelling audio" for the relaunch of the company's Top 40 station in Seattle — Jubal's new home.