iHeart Radio Revenue Grew 2.7% in Q2

iHeart's overall revenue in the second quarter of 2022 was $954 million, an increase of $92.4 million, or 11% from the second quarter of 2021. Broadcast revenue at the company increased 2.7% or $12.2 million. Here's how the other segments performed.

NAB 2022 Election Toolkit

The National Association of Broadcasters is offering the 2022 Election Toolkit. The online resource provides local radio and television broadcasters with ideas and information on how to cover the 2022 local, state and federal elections.

Progressive Regains Top Slot

Progressive climbed into the number one spot on the latest Media Monitors chart. Number two last week; the insurance giant kicked last week's number one, Upside, into third.

Audacy Radio Revenue Flat in Q2

On Friday Audacy CEO David Field reported that his company banked $419.4 million in revenue in Q2, up from $304.5 million in the second quarter of 2021. Radio revenue was flat for the quarter with digital up 19%. 

Bad News From The NYSE For Audacy

Audacy has received notification from the New York Stock Exchange that the company’s Class A common stock is not in compliance with the NYSE’s continued listing standard requiring a minimum average closing price of $1.00 per share over 30 consecutive trading days.  

Saga Revenue Up 6.3%

The Ed Christian run company reported on Friday that net revenue increased 6.3% to $29.8 million for Q2, compared to $28.0 million for the same period last year. 

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How Sellers Should Deal With Inflation Now

(By Loyd Ford) Gag me. So much conversation about inflation, supply chain problems and stock market worries. The world has a lot of problems, right? Here’s a secret. All of these things are good for you. They’re not bad.

Success is All About Showbiz

(By Mike McVay) Last weekend, because of a charity that I’m involved with, I was part of a group invited to attend WWE’s Summer Slam in Nashville at Nissan Stadium. To be honest, I have been to wrestling matches before, but not like this.

Confirm The Appointment!

(By Rick Fink) Here's the scenario. You have an appointment that you set up a week ago and it’s a healthy distance away from your office. Do you call them to confirm the appointment prior to leaving, or do you not call and take a chance?

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Freestyle Football Podcast

The World Freestyle Football Association (WFFA) has announced a joint venture partnership with sports audio experts Voiceworks Sport. The two organizations will work together on the global governing body’s official podcast and audio strategy.

WYPR Adds Stoop Podcasts

Your Public Studios, WYPR's podcasting platform has added "The Stoop Storytelling Series" to its roster. The series is a Baltimore-based live show and podcast that features 'ordinary' people sharing the extraordinary, true tales of their lives.

reVolver Adds YouTube Channel

reVolver Podcasts has selected Adori Labs technology as their exclusive gateway to building the reVolver YouTube podcast channel. Adori's YouTube publishing technology allows podcast hosts and networks to seamlessly import episodes from RSS feeds, enhance them with or without enriched visual elements, and publish them directly to their YouTube Podcast channel or playlist.

The Block NYC Adds Jonesy

Miss Jones (AKA Jonesy) will be joining WXBK-FM later this month. 94.7 The Block will give her Morning Drive beginning August 22.

Morning Show Rebrand In Beantown

WXKS-FM has launched its newly rebranded morning show, "Billy and Lisa in the Morning". Long-time Kiss 108 personalities Billy Costa and Lisa Donovan will lead the revamped morning show along with co-hosts Justin Aguirre and Winnie Akoury.

Carlos Medina On XTRA

Carlos Medina has joined the "Morning XTRA Show" on WFOM Atlanta. Medina is teaming up with Tug Cowart and Scott Rheinhold on the Dickey Broadcasting Company Conservative Talker.

New NFL App Includes Radio Broadcasts

The NFL unveiled its new streaming service Monday which includes live local and primetime games on mobile and tablet devices and live game audio from every game. Fans who want to listen to the game on radio can do so with either the home or away calls.

New Music Chart Website

Pandora has unveiled a new music charts website. The new Pandora charts site features its three main music charts: Top Thumb Hundred, Top Spins, and Trendsetters, updated weekly.

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