With the recent promotion of Cathy Cangiano to SVP/Market Manager at Bonneville International's Seattle-Tacoma radio stations, the need for a new Director of Sales arose. As of Wednesday, Cangiano's successor in the role will be on the job.
KPCC-FM in Pasadena, Calif., reporter Josie Huang got caught up in the police response to what the Sheriff's Office called the work of outside "anarchists" during a violent protest Saturday against the death of an African American man, Dijon Kizzee. Huang is now speaking out about her experience. SAG-AFTRA shared its own ire as new safety worries emerged for reporters.
This column was originally intended to offer commentary on what "Classic Hits" are in 2021. But, a funny thing happened along the way: full newscasts, and a lively host, to be precise. It led our editor-in-chief to pen a column about what it means to truly be live and local in an era where local news in the smallest of towns could be lacking or altogether devoid.
As part of the new agreement, GM will increase vehicles equipped with SiriusXM to nearly all Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac vehicles, beginning with model year 2021.
He's been the chief executive of Salem Media Group since 1986 and has seen a lot during that nearly 35-year period. However, recent performance led Simply Wall St. to examine Ed Atsinger III's salary compared to the company's performance. Here is what it determined.
Nautel and Telos Alliance formally demonstrated how a fully time-locked FM+HD air-chain can be managed in a cloud environment -- something more essential than ever, given the COVID-19 pandemic and increased global concerns that a second wave is weeks away.
At the virtual Bank of America Securities 2020 Media, Communications & Entertainment Conference Thursday, iHeartMedia's CEO continued to praise podcasting which the company is heavily invested in.
The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) has released its mid-year 2020 report. And, it shows growth in paid subscription streaming — increases that more than offset revenue declines in other areas of the U.S. recorded music market. The report also details the ways the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the market for music.
“We are thrilled to partner with Hubbard Radio,” said Jack Dunkle, SVP of Affiliate Sales for TTWN. “This partnership signifies our continued dedication to provide our media partners with audience-driven, tailored news solutions, available at the top and bottom of every hour.”
In August 2014, closing successfully occurred for a 5kw Class C3 FM serving communities surrounding London, Ky., from the city of Manchester. Unfortunately, the party that acquired the station ran into financial troubles, essentially negating the deal. Now, the original seller has transferred the property to a local owner, giving her company a third asset.
It's all about the Benjamins for BMI, a self-described "global leader in music rights management, serving as an advocate for the value of music." Despite the unprecedented impact of the global COVID-19 pandemic, BMI closed its fiscal 2020 June 30 "with historic revenue and royalty distributions" — just as many radio broadcast companies saw their revenue cratering.
Just like "real" radio stations, student-run broadcast facilities need to ensure proper maintenance of their required online public inspection files. To help maintain compliance, a Fairfax, Va.-based company has teamed up with College Inc. on a project designed to guide these baby radio operators.
The iHeartMedia spoken word network focused on African American issues and insight, with a Black perspective, is getting a distribution boost from the company's national radio arm. Some 20 inaugural affiliates began offering Black Information Network News on Labor Day — including WVON-AM in Chicago, a Twin Cities noncomm, and an LPFM in Houston.
In February 1972, a Top 40 radio battle waged in Chicago. At WLS-AM, recently arrived VP/GM Paul R. Abrams went after the best talent available. As such, a 25-year-old hot shot from WIBG-AM in Philadelphia took the 6-9pm slot. More than 48 years later, John Records Landecker is once again being called on to spark evenings for a Chicago AM.
The Labor Day holiday weekend started in celebration for "the vast majority" of affected music professionals in California thanks to the signing of a bill championed by RIAA and The Recording Academy by Gov. Gavin Newsom. What impact it could have on radio stations operating in the Golden State may be the next question for many in the industry.