Frontier Media in February 2017 became the first licensee of a radio station in the U.S. to be 100% foreign owned. At the time, there was zero opposition to the request, which the FCC granted. Now, Richard Burns is the proud — and successful — owner of stations in Alaska and along the Texas/Arkansas border.
What’s this Australian’s perspective on ownership, especially given the much-different atmosphere seen today in locales such as Juneau, Alaska, compared to then?
“A friend of mine once said, ‘There are no good radio stations, only good radio people,’ and I think that is absolutely right,” Burns tells Editor-in-Chief Adam R Jacobson in this fresh RBR+TVBR InFOCUS Podcast.
Learn more about how Burns’ ownership of radio stations is “a dream come true” by listening now to this audio report!