What It Takes To Win FIVE Crystal Awards

Alpha Media's KFOR in Lincoln is 95 years old. To say, over the years, KFOR has served its community quite well, would be a massive understatetment. Last Week in Vegas, Market Manager Julie Gade and her team accepted their fifth NAB Crystal Radio Award for exceptional year-round community service.

Podcasting For Radio Dummies Returns Today At 9!

Season 2 of Podcasting For Radio Dummies kicks off today at 9 a.m. Edison Reseaarch's Tom Webster is our guest. Here's how to listen: iHeartRadio, Apple Podcasts, Spreaker and RadioInk.com.

Amazon Wants To Sell More Smart Speaker Devices

And sell more advertising. So the online retail giant has launched a new ad-supported music-streaming service. The free service will be available to customers with Alexa devices who don’t subscribe to Amazon Prime

WGLT Taking Over Peoria’s Public Radio Station

Illinois State University and Bradley University signed a deal in which WGLT-FM will take over WCBU-FM in Peoria starting June 1. WCBU will continue to run broadcast operations on the Bradley campus and will keep the WCBU call letters and 89.9 FM frequency.

Steelers Staying Home

iHeartMedia Pittsburgh has extended its agreement with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the NFL, through the 2023 season. The Steelers Radio Network originates from WDVE-102.5 FM and WBGG-970 AM & 106.3 FM.

Can Podcasters Deal With The Pressure Radio Deals With?

(By Editor-in-Chief Ed Ryan) Some of you may know that in 2018 we launched the Podcast Business Journal, a daily online newsletter about the business of podcasting. This week I wrote a column about burnout called "Could Podcasters Deal With The Pressure Of Being A Radio Host?"

Candidate Booker “Steals” From Radio

South Carolina radio vet Rhonda Rawlings has joined the campaign staff of Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker, according to The State. Rawlings is well known in the Greenville area.

NAB Run Aims To Close The Media Gender Divide

The 4K 4Charity Fun Run held at the 2019 NAB Show raised more than $68,000 for Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like.

Westwood One Wins Prestigious Award

The company has won the National Headliner Award for its reporting and coverage of the Parkland school shooting in Florida last year. This award recognizes the entire Westwood One News staff

Cumulus Raises BIG Bucks For St. Jude

A record-breaking $2.7 million, in fact, during its annual radiothon season to support "St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Finding Cures. Saving children." Over more than 20 years, Cumulus has raised $24.2 million through its annual event.

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Take A Ride Home

Ride Home Media, the daily news podcast company, has launched Primary Ride Home, a new daily podcast covering the developments in the 2020 U.S. presidential primary elections.

Wondery, UMG To Develop Podcasts Together

Universal Music Group and Wondery have signed an agreement to develop premium original podcasts that will draw on UMG’s deep music catalog as well as its hefty roster of artists and labels.

Podcast To Feature A-Listers

The Kanye West-founded music label G.O.O.D. Music’s Head of A&R, Ricky Anderson, and social activist and music executive Mir Harris, co-host the new weekly podcast, Off Beat, produced in partnership with The Direct Message Network and PodcastOne.

Lynn Is In At KIZN In Boise

Award-winning radio personality Alana Lynn is the new midday on-air host for Country station Kissin’ 92.3/KIZN-FM in Boise, ID. Lynn joins Cumulus Boise from KMLE 107.9 in Phoenix, AZ, where she was Music Director and host.

Rasberry Wins Airblazer Award

Kellie Rasberry, longtime co-host of The Kidd Kraddick Morning Show, is this year's winner of the award, presented by the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group.

Bonneville Denver Drafts Big

Tom Nalen is joining Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan in Denver. He'll co-host afternoon drive with Darren “DMac” McKee. Nalen is a member of the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame and one of the most honored players in franchise history.

Cher Channel Is Something Special

One of the legends of American popular music is getting her own SiriusXM channel, for a limited run. The Cher Channel will launch Wednesday, April 17 to coincide with the release of the original cast album from Broadway’s The Cher Show.

Netflix Goes For Laughs With SiriusXM Comedy Station

The Wrap reports that Netflix is launching a radio station on SiriusXM that will repurpose much of their vast supply of comedy for a new audience in an audio format. The station will be called Netflix Is A Joke Radio and feature highlights from many of Netflix’s original stand-up specials.

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