Cumulus Gets Important Analyst Upgrade

Noble Financial Director of Research Michael Kupinski has upgraded the company from market perform to outperform. He believes the stock could go as high as $14.00. Cumulus closed at $10.71 Tuesday. In a note to investors this week Kupinski highlighted Cumulus' restructured debt, and advertiser guarantees as reasons for his upgrade.

Do You Have Great Expectations For 2019?

(By Deborah Parenti) Over my years of creating and managing sales structures, as well as coaching sales teams, I was fortunate enough to be exposed to a lot of ideas and time-honored concepts. Here are a few that might help kick-start a day, a week, a month, or a year.

5 Steps To Up Your Sales Game

(By Lisa Thal) As 2018 ends, we need to ask ourselves the following question: “How was my year?” Were you happy with your performance? Now is the time to get real with yourself and up your game, because in sales, we must compete at a high level every day to win the business.

How WTOP’s Michelle Basch Executed A Successful Podcast

Here's a great example of how the radio industry is crossing over into podcasting to create compelling new content, generate non-traditional revenue, and extend their brands.

YOUR DEADLINE IS FRIDAY!

It's that time of the year again. Time to crown the Best Country Program Directors in America. You have THREE DAYS left to make your nomination. The deadline is Friday, December 21. Make your nomination HERE.

Media Staffing Network Launching Talent Bank

The new service is called "0 to 3 Talent Bank" and focuses on entry-level jobseekers. It serves those with less than three years' professional experience, such as recent graduates and those who have work experience outside the media industry.

A New York Miracle

Yet another radio station has raised big money for kids this holiday season. NASH FM 94.7 (WNSH-FM) in New York is giving $154,429 to Children’s Miracle Network thanks to its “Miracle for the Kids” live radio broadcast on Friday, December 14. 

Armstrong & Getty Help Our Warriors

More than $1 million was raised during the recently concluded five-day event aired on the Sacramento-based Armstrong & Getty Show; that is carried on a dozen iHeartMedia stations.

AM 870 LA, CHiPs In For Kids

AM 870 the Answer in Los Angeles partnered with the California Highway Patrol last week for the annual "CHiPs for Kids" toy drive.

Bikes Galore For SW Florida Kids

Beasley’s southwest Florida stations partnered with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation of Lee County to host the inaugural Beasley Bike Drive. WXKB-FM, WJPT-FM, WRKX-FM, WWCN-FM, WRXK-HD2, and WJBX-AM collected 872 bikes and raised over $1,000.

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WTOP Unveils New Podcast

Tangier Island, Virginia, with a population of 460 -- and shrinking -- is the topic of this new podcast from Hubbard's WTOP.

True Crime Teamwork

TNT and Cadence13 are launching an eight-part podcast documentary series, Root of Evil: The True Story of the Hodel Family and the Black Dahlia, a companion to TNT’s six-episode suspense drama I Am the Night. The series will premiere Wednesday, February 13.

Le Batard Gets Into Podcasting – Launches A Network

ESPN Radio host Dan Le Batard is launching a podcast called South Beach Sessions in January. But even bigger than that, he's launching his own podcasting network.

iHeart Promotes Rothfuss

Paul Rothfuss has been named Market President for iHeart's 5-station cluster in the Roanoke-Lynchburg market.

Dave Robbins Dead At 59

Art Vuolo fills us in on the details about the surprising death of long-time programmer and manager Dave Robbins.

Still Going After 30 Years In Syracuse

Cumulus has re-signed longtime Syracuse radio personalities, Ted Long and Amy Robbins, to a multi-year contract. They have been together 30 years, co-hosting “Ted & Amy in the Morning” on 93Q/WNTQ.

News/Talk, Sports Big Winners In September

In Triton Digital's Webcast Metric data from September, stations streaming the News/Talk format saw a 36% increase on the day the Brett Kavanaugh hearing took place (Thursday, September 27).
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iHeartRadio Music Awards Slated For March 14

The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards will air live on Thursday, March 14, 2019 on FOX, and broadcast live simultaneously on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on iHeartRadio.

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