What’s Going On With Local Ad Revenue?

In our final installment in our series on local ad revenue we talk with Ron Cohen from CRC Broadcasting in Arizona. The company owns three stations in Arizona and California.


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The Art of Exiting Like A Pro

(By Jeff McHugh) “Missing the exit” is the #1 complaint we hear from station management about underperforming shows. Here are some tips on how to end each segment well and stick the landing.

In Search Of Better

(By Bob McCurdy) In search of better. I came across these four words in a Seth Godin blog recently and they really hit home. The subject of self-improvement has intrigued me my entire career.

NAB Launches Congressional PSAs

Public service announcements featuring members of Congress have been distributed to television and radio stations across the country through the 2019 NAB Congressional PSA Campaign.

KC Public Radio Purchasing Second Station

KCUR 89.3, Kansas City’s public radio station, plans to purchase a second station devoted to classical music: 91.9 FM in Kansas City. It has filed an application with the FCC.

Convert Your Listeners Into Dollars

(By Charlie Sislen) Many stations have taken their weekly cume and converted that into dollars spent. Often called “Spending Power,” it can be acquired from Nielsen Audio software or Research Director, Inc.’s sales tools.

Primetime NFL Action Finds A New Phoenix Radio Home

KQFN 1580 AM The Fanatic / 99.3 FM, 95.9 FM and Westwood One have hooked up for primetime NFL play-by-play coverage this season.

The iHeart Strategy

CEO Bob Pittman has been consistent for years. He wants iHeartMedia to be everywhere listeners are with the products and services they expect. And as of today, iHeart is on over 250 platforms and 2,000 devices.

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Funding Tips From iHeart’s Sykes On “Math & Magic”

John Sykes discusses the shift in the entertainment marketing landscape and the influence of radio as the pioneer media platform. He also gives listeners tips on how to get your next project funded and how he helped pull together a concert for NYC in just four-and-a-half-weeks.

Music Meets Murder In New iHeart Podcast

iHeartPodcast Network has premiered a new true-crime series called Hit Man which follows the real story of Lawrence Horn, an engineer at Motown records, and the peculiar circumstances surrounding the murder of his ex-wife, son, and friend.

ART19 To Use Veritone’s aiWARE For Ad Targeting

Veritone has inked a deal with ART19 — a podcast hosting, content management, monetization, and measurement platform. Under the agreement, ART19 will use aiWARE for targeting ads based on the content of an individual podcast episode.

Memorial Service Set For Case

According to the family, a memorial service will be held for Dwight Case at 11:00 am, Saturday, October 26 at Bel Air Presbyterian. The family is asking friends to consider a donation to The Broadcasters Foundation in Case's name rather than sending flowers. Case died earlier this month.

Jones Loses Radio Job Over Book

Matt Jones will no longer co-host "Hey Kentucky" on WLEX Radio. Jones has been considering a run for Senate and is writing a book called "Mitch, Please" about Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell.

Longtime Twin Cities Host Gone

According to MPR News Brian Oake is no longer with The Current, a sister organization of MPR. Oake was co-host of Oake and Riley in the morning. No reason was given for his departure and The Current website has been wiped clean of him.

Radio.com, KAMP HD3 Add FireLane

Entercom has launced FireLane on RADIO.COM and on KAMP 97.1 HD3 in Los Angeles. The station is dedicated to curated DJ mixes. Listeners can tune in to a different curated set of mixes daily, which will be announced via social media.

New Broncos Show Set To Launch

KOA NewsRadio 850 AM & 94.1 FM are debuting a new show, Broncos Country Tonight, on Friday, July 19. KOA NewsRadio 850 AM & 94.1 FM are also celebrating 50 seasons as the Denver Broncos flagship station.

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