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Erica Farber To Step Down As RAB President and CEO

After serving as Radio Advertising Bureau CEO for twelve years, Erica Farber has announced her impending departure from the organization. Neuhoff Media CEO Mike Hulvey will succeed Farber as the new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective April 1, 2024.

Four Trends Will Define 2024 Marketing, Find Behavioral Experts

As radio approaches 2024, new research is shedding light on four major behavioral changes the industry can expect from consumers in the new year. Each shift touches on a different aspect of stability, each presenting unique challenges and opportunities for brands.
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NFL’s Goodell Praises Radio’s Reach And Audience Diversity

The National Football League and Westwood One discussed the strength and reach of radio, particularly in sports, during a “Power of Partnership” discussion from the NFL headquarters in New York City on Thursday, featuring NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Wedel: NAB Should Lead ‘Industry-Wide Effort’ Fighting Fake News

During a Senate AI Insight Forum on Wednesday, NAB President Curtis LeGeyt emphasized local radio as a reliable news source amidst the rise of AI misinformation. Radio Ink asked Wedel Software CEO Raoul Wedel to weigh in from a tech perspective.
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Blast From The Past: Clarke Ingram, 96KX

This week’s Radio Ink Blast from the Past remembers Clarke Ingram during his days at 96KX in Pittsburgh. You may recognize another famous face in the picture. Send your Blast From The Past to our Online Editor Cameron Coats for your chance to be featured.
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B-Dub Tacks On Four More Affiliates With Skyview

Skyview Networks' syndicated B-Dub Radio is expanding its reach to four new affiliate stations headed into 2024. The most recent additions expand to WBYZ in Baxley, GA, KUZZ in Bakersfield, CA, and WCEN in Visalia, CA.
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Dallas’ New Country Goes 15x For The Troops In Holiday Drive

Cumulus Media Dallas' New Country 96.3 (KSCS) morning show hosts Hawkeye and Michelle Rodriguez put a stamp on their fifth annual "10,000 for the Troops" holiday card drive with a record-setting number, far above the amount suggested by the event title.
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GKB’s Steve Wexler To Take Neuhoff’s Reins From Hulvey

As Mike Hulvey prepares to leave to lead the Radio Advertising Bureau, former Journal and Scripps broadcast executive and current Leadership Coach at Good Karma Brands Steve Wexler will become his successor as Neuhoff Media's Interim CEO in January.
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Wieser: Audio Ad Revenue To Remain ‘Flattish’ In 2024

Madison and Wall analyst Brian Wieser has updated his ad forecast for 2024, and while marketing's pulse grows stronger, audio may sit in a glass-half-full/half-empty scenario - it's up to the optimism level of the beholder.
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LeGeyt Champions Local News As Capitol Hill Questions AI

"As misinformation and disinformation thrive online, local television and radio stations have become an even more critical source of trusted news for Americans," stated NAB President Curtis LeGeyt during a Senate AI Insight Forum on Wednesday.

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November Podcast CPM Sees Mild Pre-Holiday Rebound

Libsyn's AdvertiseCast has released its monthly podcast advertising rates for November 2023. The month's average CPM for a 60-second spot was $22.94. This rate marks a slight increase of 2.5% from October, which had an average CPM of $22.37.
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Programmatic Revenue Sets PodcastOne Record For Q2 FY24

PodcastOne experienced 121% growth in programmatic revenue for the second quarter of its 2024 fiscal year. This marks the highest programmatic revenue in the company’s history, with a significant year-over-year leap.
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Vanderpump Rules’ Rachel Leviss ‘Goes Rogue’ In New Podcast

Television personality Rachel Leviss is set to host a new podcast, Rachel Goes Rogue, through iHeartPodcasts and Bethenny Frankel’s “Just B” Podcast Network. Premiering January 8, the podcast promises an intimate look into Leviss's life and experiences.
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NPR Adds Podcast Veteran Collin Campbell To Executive Team

National Public Radio has announced the appointment of Collin Campbell as its new Senior Vice President of Podcasting Strategy and Franchise Development. Campbell, a seasoned podcasting and journalism professional, will operate from NPR West in Culver City.
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Aspen To Indiana: Jim Williams Joins WRBI As Sports Director

After eight years at AlwaysMountainTime's KSPN-FM and KNFO, Jim Williams is leaving his position covering Colorado high school sports to head east. Williams trades Aspen, Basalt, and Roaring Fork for Batesville, IN, to take the sports director role at Leeson Media's WRBI.
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It’s A New Morning For Otis Day In Green Bay Radio

Woodward Community Media has revealed Otis Day will be returning to Green Bay radio on 95.9 KISS FM (WKSZ). Starting December 18th, WKSZ is adding Day as its new weekday morning host, marking his first time back on-air since departing WIXX in March 2022.
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SiriusXM To Play Ball With MLB Through 2028

SiriusXM and Major League Baseball have extended their broadcasting partnership for another five years, continuing a collaboration that began in 2005. This extension will allow SiriusXM to continue airing live play-by-play coverage of every MLB game.
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Spotify’s NextGen Expands Audio Learning At HCBUs

Spotify is expanding its NextGen program, which works with HBCUs by way of the company's Creator Equity Fund. This initiative aims to nurture podcast culture on campuses across the US by equipping students with essential audio skills.

Our Print Magazine: Radio Ink

November 13, 2023

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