Missouri Radio Group Undeterred By Tornadoes

(By Rob Dumke) May 22 is a day like no other for folks living in Southwest Missouri. "Everybody is a bit more on edge when this day rolls around each year," according to Thom Watts, Operations Manager for Zimmer Radio in Joplin, Missouri. It was in 2011 that a deadly EF-5 tornado devastated the city, killing 161 people.

Why This Listener Wants More Local Radio

Kristen McQueary is a reporter for the Chicago Tribune. She writes about state and local politics and says she depends on local radio in Chicago. She listens to and from work, she streams radio at her home and she listens on podcasts to catch up on what she might have missed.

Cumulus Flips One In Indy

Energy 93.9/WYRG-FM flips to 93-9X with a Rock format, playing songs by the likes of Led Zeppelin, Foo Fighters, AC/DC, and Metallica. The station will run commercial-free through Memorial Day weekend.

We’ll Be Back Tuesday

The Radio Ink team will be out on the beach, watching parades, saluting those who serve and waving the American flag over the next three days. Of course, if major radio news breaks, we'll ditch the suntan lotion, scurry back to the computer and make sure you are all up to speed. Have a great Memorial Day Weekend everyone.

Now THIS is a GREAT Station Promo

We were listening to Rush Limbaugh on WSB Radio via TuneIn Thursday when, during a stopset in the first hour, one of the best radio station promos we've heard in a long time aired.

Kids Excited About Radio – Go Figure!

(By John Fox- GM KPRI) Just in time for the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, an old school bus donated to North County FM station Rez Radio 91.3 by the Bonsall Unified School District is nearing completion of its custom paint job commissioned with students from the Art Department at Fallbrook High School.

The Latest NAB Board Appointees Are…

NAB Radio Board Chairman Randy Gravley made five appointments to the NAB Radio Board of Directors with two-year terms that begin with the NAB's June Board meeting. Here are those five recently appointed executives that will represent your interests at the NAB...


Steve Lubetkin is the managing partner of the Lubetkin Media Companies. He's the co-author of The Business of Podcasting: How to Take Your Podcasting Passion from the Personal to the Professional. Steve is our guest LIVE today at 9 a.m. on Podcasting for Radio Dummies. LISTEN HERE, where you can also check out all of our archived episodes.

KCBS Dominates AP’s News Awards

Champagne corks are popping at Entercom after its Bay Area station won nine 2018 Associated Press Television and Radio Association Awards, which honor outstanding journalism across 13 western states.


For the 27th year, Radio Ink is proud to present radio's symbol of excellence and achievement in sales, marketing, and management, -- the prestigious Radio Wayne Awards, honoring radio superstars whose hard work, dedication, and enthusiasm for radio separate them from the pack.

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Entercom, Cadence13 Honor Veterans

Entercom and and Cadence13 are launching an original podcast called To War and Back, which explores the lives of three combat veterans and their journeys on the battlefield and on their return home. The full six-episode series will launch exclusively on Radio.com.  

It’s A Podcast About Dating Apps

Marketing and tech development agency, the NeverWhatIf Group, is launching a new show about the world of dating. ‘How To Build A Dating App’ launches 3rd June with 3 episodes.

Nielsen, Neuroscience, & Commercials

The Nielsen Audio Podcast looks at using neuroscience to make better radio. In two new episodes titled "Your Brain on Audio,” the podcast welcomes communications professor Dr. Rob Potter from Indiana University.

Brad LaRock Passes at Age 60

Radio programming and sales veteran Brad LaRock died suddenly last week in Texas. The longtime radio veteran spent many years as on-air talent and in sales and management.

Congrats Cousin Brucie

Legendary radio personality “Cousin” Bruce Morrow has been selected by our friends at TALKERS Magazine as the recipient of their 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Wolfson New DOS At Channel Q

Adam Wolfson has been named Director of Sales for Channel Q. He will oversee sales efforts for the LGBTQ+ Talk Radio Network. Wolfson has served as GSM for Entercom since 2014.

Kia & SiriusXM Present The Kia Soul Station

It’s called the Kia Soul Station Powered by SiriusXM. This immersive activation will be a part of three popular EDM Music Festivals this Summer.

Canadian Study Now Available

Infinite Dial Canada 2019, which was presented at Canadian Music Week, is now available for download. Edison's Tom Webster and Triton's Stephanie Donovan presented the findings at the Radio Summit portion of Canadian Music Week in Toronto.

Our Print Magazine: Radio Ink

May 6, 2019
Cover Story: Seven Mountains Media & CapCity Communications CEO Kristin Cantrell
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Special Feature: WFAN's Gregg Giannotti