Radio’s Future African American Leaders

It's time to make your nomination for Radio Ink's 2023 Future African American leaders list. Our list includes radio employees from every aspect of the radio business from all over the country.

More Speakers Announced for 2023 BSM Summit

Four more speakers have been announced for Barrett Sports Media's 2023 BSM Summit in Los Angeles. Additionally, BSM says special Black Friday sales pricing will be announced on tickets for the event, as well as a discount for college students.

Will Electric Cars Kill AM Radio?

That's the question Autoweek asks in a lengthy article released yesterday that includes the opinion of Radio Ink Chairman Eric Rhoads. For some reason, there continues to be a problem with AM Radio interference caused by the electric motors leading to the demise of AM Radio in these vehicles.

Our Headlines Return Monday

The entire team at Radio Ink would like to wish a Happy Thanksgiving to all of our readers across the country. Our morning headlines return Monday, November 28th. If there's breaking news from the industry during the holiday break we will post it to our Twitter and Facebook pages.

Free Webinar From Xperi Next Month

The webinar is set for 12PM Eastern Monday, December 5th. Xperi will unveil new benefits to broadcasters with their DTS AutoStage global hybrid radio solution that now gives access to radio analytics and audience insights.

Country Top 40 with Fitz to Air Thanksgiving Special

Country Top 40 with Fitz and its syndication partner, Skyview Networks, is producing a Thanksgiving holiday special called Thankful for the Hits, co hosted by Dan + Shay, that will air on Saturday, November 26 and Sunday, November 27.

KFI to Host PastaThon

iHeartMedia's Los Angeles news station KFI (640 AM) will host its 12th annual KFI PastaThon event on Tuesday, November 29. As part of the initiative, KFI's Tim Conway, Jr. will broadcast live from the Anaheim White House.

Premiere, Steve Harvey Show Donate Turkeys

Premiere Networks and the Steve Harvey Morning Show are donating thousands of turkeys as part of the show's annual Turkey Give initiative. More than 6,000 turkeys have been provided to affiliates of the show to help those in their community.

WBGO Wins 8 New Jersey SPJ Awards

Newark public radio station WBGO (88.3 FM) was honored with eight awards from the New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists in early November. Several WBGO programs received awards, including The Black Church: WBGO Panel Discussion

LABF Announces 2023 Board of Directors

The Library of American Broadcasting Foundation announced the appointment of WSBT South Bend (Channel 22, CBS) General Manager Sally Brown to their board of directors for 2023. Six others will serve three-year terms, while three will serve two-year terms.

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Economy, Ad Spending Discussed on ‘Local Marketing Trends’

The latest episode of the Borrell's Local Marketing Trends podcast features an interview with Shari Bower, an economic expert and the regional executive of the Miami branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

SiriusXM’s Steve Leeds on ‘Takin a Walk’ Podcast

Steve Leeds, SiriusXM's vice president of talent, was interviewed on the latest episode of the Takin' a Walk podcast with Buzz Knight. Buzz says, "Leeds is always passionate about music, media and the personalities in the mix."

A Podcast Aimed at The Elderly

Salem Media Group announced the launch of a new podcast called Answers for Elders, featuring features Seattle-based radio host, Suzanne Newman, an advertising executive turned family caregiver,

Colorado Public Radio Announces New Hosts

Colorado Public Radio is welcoming two new hosts to their classical radio station, as two long-time hosts are set to depart. Kabin Thomas joined on Wednesday, November 16; Patty Painter-Wakefield is set to start on Thursday, December 1.

Fox’s Jack Abernethy to Receive Golden Mike Award

Fox Television Station's CEO Jack Abernethy will be honored with the 2023 Golden Mike Award from the Broadcasters Foundation. Abernethy has worked for Fox's local TV group since 2004, overseeing nearly three dozen O&Os in several large markets.

Saga Promotes Three in Norfolk

Saga Communications subsidiary Tidewater Communications has promoted three executives in Norfolk, including Carol Commander to General Manager.

Veritonic To Host the Second Audio Summit

Veritonic has announced its second annual Audio Intelligence Summit. The summit gathers brands, agencies, and publishers to dive deep into the data and analytics that are driving today’s audio and podcasting strategies. The summit will take place at Second Floor in New York City on February 15, 2023.

SiriusXM Unveils Team Coco Radio

SiriusXM says its satellite and streaming radio service will debut Team Coco Radio November 15. Content on the channel will be curated by comedian Conan O'Brien himself.

Our Print Magazine: Radio Ink

November 7, 2022

Cover Q&A: Broadcasters Foundation of America President Tim McCarthy
Special Report: Brokers Sound Off
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