Curtis LeGeyt Exec of the Year

NAB CEO Curtis LeGeyt Talks AM Radio’s Whirlwind Year In DC

On May 17, 2023, the AM For Every Vehicle Act was introduced in both houses of Congress. Today, Radio Ink marks the Act's anniversary by talking with NAB President and CEO Curtis LeGeyt about the journey that's been made and the road that remains ahead.
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The AM for Every Vehicle Act: Radio Ink’s Year in Review

Over the past year, Radio Ink has closely monitored and reported on the progress of the AM for Every Vehicle Act. On today's anniversary of the Act's introduction, we look at the key developments, industry reactions, and legislative milestones that led us to today.

Breaking the Myth? Gen Z and Mothers Unfazed by News Ads

Advertisers might be missing out on a substantial audience by avoiding advertising on News/Talk radio for fear of "unsafe" topics. A new report suggests that concerns about brand safety in news advertising may be misplaced.
WIBC Merrill's Hi-Decker

Blast From The Past: The WIBC ‘Skyline Studio,’ Indianapolis, 1958

Happy Friday! This week’s Radio Ink Blast From The Past features the legendary Dick Summer from his days at WIBC-AM 1070 in Indianapolis. He hosted his show from this small studio atop a drive-in restaurant called Merrill’s Hi-Decker. Send your Blast From The Past to our Online Editor Cameron Coats.

CRS360 To Tackle Music Industry Mental Health With Jason Prinzo

For the May edition of its CRS360 series, Country Radio Seminar is adapting one of this year's most popular sessions into a webinar. "Mental Health in The Music Industry: Saying the Quiet Part Out Loud" will feature a powerful presentation by Jason Prinzo.

CPB Awards NGWS Grants to Rural Alaska and Southwest Radio

Two rural Alaska radio stations and three signals serving the Four Corners area of the desert Southwest are the latest to receive grants from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to upgrade their emergency alerting equipment.
Todd Woods

Educational Media Foundation CEO Todd Woods Resigns

Educational Media Foundation, the parent organization of the Christian radio networks K-LOVE and Air1, has announced the resignation of CEO Todd Woods. Woods will remain in an advisory role through June while EMF board chair Tom Stultz steps in as interim CEO.
Liz Alesse 2022

ABC Audio’s Liz Alesse Talks One On One With Radio Ink

ABC Audio VP Liz Alesse talks to Radio Ink about the importance of local media, how reputable news coverage is critical to ensuring brand safety, and how broadcasters can inspire and mentor the next generation of industry professionals.
Hispanic Family

Hispanics Make Up 20% Of US Population; 4% Of Total Ad Spend

Nearly 20% of the total US population is Hispanic. That 20% has an annual buying power of $3.2 trillion - more than the entire GDP of the UK. Despite this, Hispanic-focused advertising currently stands at about 4% of total ad spend.
Julia Lepidi

Women to Watch: Julia Lepidi, ‘The Julia Show’

(By Charese Fruge') Julia Lepidi hosts The Julia Show, which is two different shows: a morning show on ALT 98.7 in Detroit and a nationally syndicated Top 40 midday show. She started in radio in 2012 as a promo kid on 98.7 AMP Radio in Detroit.

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Vitali, Hollins, and Rhodes Join FOX Sports Radio Weekends

FOX Sports Radio is adding NFL Analyst Carmen Vitali, 10-year NBA veteran and Houston Rockets Color Commentator Ryan Hollins, and 8-year NFL veteran and All-Pro Safety Kerry Rhodes to its weekend lineup, effective immediately.
Rich Shertenlieb

Rich Shertenlieb Starts Next Chapter In Boston Radio On Monday

iHeartMedia Boston's 100.7 WZLX has set a debut date for The Rich Shertenlieb Show. The Classic Rock station has also released the morning show's full lineup, which plays directly into Shertenlieb's Sports/Talk past at Beasley Media Group Boston's WBZ.
Doug Gottlieb

Gottlieb Preps For ‘Mental Gymnastics’ Of Radio and Coaching

FOX Sports Radio host Doug Gottlieb has been appointed head coach for the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay men's basketball team and says he can effectively balance his new role while continuing to host his nationally syndicated weekday show.
ENCO Systems

ENCO Brings SPECai To Adams Radio Group and Southern Stone

ENCO Systems, Benztown, and Compass Media Networks have partnered with Adams Radio Group and Southern Stone Communications to introduce the SPECai product in select US markets after receiving accolades at the 2024 NAB Show in Las Vegas.
NPR News Now

‘NPR News Now’ Tops Triton’s US Podcast Ranker for April 2024

Triton Digital has released its US Podcast Ranker for April 2024. Based on data from Triton's Podcast Metrics measurement service, the SiriusXM Podcast Network maintained its top position on the Top Sales Networks Report with 40.5 million average weekly downloads.
Joe Rogan Experience Podcast

Joe Rogan Again Leads The Top 50 US Podcasts List For Q1 2024

Edison Research has released the Top 50 Podcasts in the US for the first quarter of 2024. The rankings, derived from Edison Podcast Metrics, reflect total audience reach through continuous interviews conducted in English and Spanish throughout the quarter.

Our Print Magazine: Radio Ink

May 13, 2024

Cover Interview: Liz Alesse, ABC Audio
25th Anniversary: The Most Influential Women In Radio
Publisher's Beat: She Persisted