Smulyan Book To Be Released on November 8th

Until he started to sell off his radio properties, Jeff Smulyan was the longest-running executive on our 40 Most Powerful People in Radio list (1996-2019). The Emmis CEO has written a book called Never Ride a Rollercoaster Upside Down which is set for release on November 8th. You can pre-order it HERE.


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Beasley, Audacy Swap Vegas Stations

Beasley Media Group is sending KDWN-AM (720), and the translator that was carrying the syndicated talk format on 101.5, over to Audacy. In return Beasley adds KXTE-FM to its Vegas cluster. KXTE-FM is an Alternative station.

WVAS Host Dies in Crash

WVAS Alabama morning man Melvin Marshall was killed in a single car accident Thursday. WVAS-FM is an NPR station on the campus of Alabama State University in Montgomery. Marshall worked for the station for more than 30 years.

Making Money With Eric Zane

On Episode #5 of How to Make Real Money Podcasting we spoke with former radio host Eric Zane. Zane is now generating a 6-figure income from his daily podcast. He has five different revenue streams. Watch the episode on the Radio Ink YouTube channel and Podcast Business Journal Facebook page. Listen as a podcast HERE.

WABC’s Bernie McGuirk Dies From Prostate Cancer

The co-host of Bernie & Sid in the Morning, Bernard McGuirk (right) passed away Wednesday night following a bout with prostate cancer, just a few weeks shy of his 65th birthday.

Cumulus Bets On ‘The Spread’ With KGO Change

KGO-AM 810 in San Francisco, a 50kw Class A facility using three towers to deliver a city-grade daytime signal to not only the Bay Area but to Sacramento, Chico, Monterey-Salinas and Stockton, is no longer airing News/Talk programming.

Record Latin Music Revenue

Recording Industry Association of America data shows U.S. Latin music grew its share of record revenue to a record high of 6.6% of total revenue. The RIAA says that growth outpaced overall U.S. Tallies.

Black Maternal Mortality Awareness

A multi-platform initiative to bring attention to the New York City Black maternal mortality crisis has been launched by iHeartMedia. “MEternal – Because Pregnancy Is About Mom Too” is being produced in collaboration with MetroPlusHealth and Thinx.

WGAR Hauls in $30K For Breast Cancer

WGAR raised nearly $30,000 to help find a cure for breast cancer. Proceeds from the "Guitars for Girls" show support Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

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Salem Taps LA Host For Podcast

The Salem Podcast Network is launching a new podcast called "Stinchfield". The podcast will be hosted by longtime talk show host Grant Stinchfield, who currently co-hosts “The Morning Answer” on Salem’s Los Angeles station KRLA-AM 870 along with his co-host Jennifer Horn.

Deep Purpose Podcast

Harvard Business School Professor Ranjay Gulati, one of the most-cited academics in the fields of economics and business; is hosting a new podcast. "Deep Purpose" examines how companies are trying to determine their "reason for being".

Borrasca Is Back

Episode one of the second season of the podcast series "Borrasca" has dropped. The QCODE produced mystery-thriller continues to follow the story of Sam Walker.

Ed Lover Hits Syndication

Audacy is launching “The Ed Lover Experience” into syndication October 17. The Hip-Hop program with host Ed Lover, will be heard across a variety of dayparts in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle and Las Vegas.

Janda Lane Driving Chicago Middays

Janda Lane has been promoted to permanent midday show host and Music Director at WDRV-FM, Chicago. She co-hosted afternoons with Steve Seaver before temporarily stepping in for midday host Bob Stroud.

Dave Kim Joins WDET

Dave Kim is the new manager, digital content and strategy for WDET, Detroit. Most recently, he oversaw Michigan Humane’s digital marketing efforts.

LaGreca Busts Open New Contract

Dave LaGreca, the lead host of "Busted Open", a show covering the world of pro wrestling, has signed a new multi-year extension with SiriusXM. The Monday-Saturday show has been on SXM since 2009.

AdsWizz Adds SBS

Spanish Broadcasting Systems has signed a deal with AdsWizz which will now be the exclusive programmatic sales rep for SBS’s Hispanic audio inventory.

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