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.
He had joined WMMS in 1972, and began selling Rock radio in 1969. Today, he's looking back on a career that he believes has come full circle, as he's been associated with an independent owner of a unique radio station serving Southwest Florida's adult populace. Walt Tiburski is retiring.
Two deals associated with iHeartMedia's BIN: Black Information Network rollout in Texas' two top markets and the reclamation of an FM serving a North Dakota city placed into a trust overseen by Barry Drake were placed in the hands of FCC Audio Division Chief Al Shuldiner. Why? A Global stake, and listener petitions in Dallas, required a review of the transactions.
With layoffs seen by Radio across 2020, even before the pandemic forced lockdowns in communities across the U.S., how can those in the C-Suite keep their current teams motivated? What is the revenue outlook for one major audio media company? A first-ever session on Clubhouse featuring two radio industry leaders tackled those questions and more.
His legal name is Keith Stover. For a generation of Pittsburgh radio listeners, he's also known as Keith Clark. In recent years, Keith has been a minority owner of a pair of FM radio stations serving the Columbia, S.C., market. Now, he's taking controlling ownership interest in the five-year-old Midlands Media Group.
Cumulus Media's venerable "97 Rock" in Buffalo swiftly responded to an on-air incident that blew up via Twitter, angering African American leaders in Western N.Y.. One of its morning hosts made a poor decision during a bit on Wednesday. Twenty-four hours later, the host was gone, and the morning show was pulled in favor of music and liners.
Add the nonprofit owner of the fast-growing KLOVE and Air1 Christian music networks to the host of companies that have left the Golden State in recent years. In all fairness to California, however, the move makes sense: It's packing up and moving to the epicenter of the CCM world.
Entercom has agreed to a multi-year partnership surrounding several sports betting audio initiatives with a top online casino. It's the operator of the BetRivers and PlaySugarHouse mobile plaforms.
With Paramount + not living up to its hype, some investors claim, companies with heavy investments in streaming could suffer from slower-than-anticipated growth. While that's a leap and based purely on speculation, some key radio station owners have been caught up in the sell-offs.
One of the nation's biggest radio broadcasting companies has agreed to a "long-term partnership" with Global Music Rights (GMR), the eight-year-old music license lion founded by Irving Azoff.
Eleven years and two months after its debut, a Class B1 FM with a signal stretching as far north as the Buffalo Bills' home stadium and into the Twin Tiers of Pennsylvania and New York is set to sign off the air. There's no buyer, or format change in the works. Rather, the station is going dark.
You've seen it. Your morning show hosts have likely discussed it. That horribly embarrassing Zoom gone wrong has become the stuff of lore. How can you prevent a repeat of these Zoom fails? Veteran PR executive Rosemary Ravinal has some great advise to share on avoiding your next e-meeting from becoming the latest social media humor vehicle.
The regional office for iHeartMedia in northern Ohio is on the move. A 10-year lease agreement has been signed, and the company's nine Cleveland radio brands will soon enjoy a state-of-the-art street level facility also housing iHeartMedia's local sales, marketing, digital and Total Traffic operation.
"The Rush Limbaugh Show," starting today, is now heard on a Talk station in the biggest city in the U.S. by square miles. It was previously heard on a crosstown News/Talker that has prepared for life without Rush.
The gap between rival auto insurance specialists widened last week at Spot Radio, the latest Media Monitors Spot Ten Radio report shows. In fact, the leader in the category -- the new leader for all of spot radio -- outpaced GEICO by more than 20,000 spot plays.