Media: Do Not Display Badges During Inauguration

That's the word from The Salem Radio Network which announced its coverage for Joe Biden's January 20th Inauguration. Salem says credentialed reporters like SRN's Bob Agnew have been advised to avoid displaying their media lanyards. But that's not all.

KFMX Turns 40!

KFMX 94.5 FM in Lubbock, TX is celebrating its 40th Anniversary. Referred to at times as “Lubbock’s Dirty Little Secret” the station is part...

After A Long Review, More Review Needed

The Department of Justice has been reviewing the ASCAP/BMI consent decrees since 2019, which included over 800 public comments and a two-day workshop. Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim said on Friday that "continued review of, and stakeholder input concerning, the decrees remains necessary."

The Commonalities of Great Morning Shows and Morning Talent

(By Mike McVay) There are obvious similarities that are found as a part of the very best morning shows, or those high-profile non-morning shows, that are what everyone searching for a morning show should look for when interviewing and hiring. 

Understanding Radio’s Share of Wallet: Markets 51-60

Continuing with our weekly series to show BIA’s Radio Share of Wallet analysis, let’s now look at BIA’s estimates for markets 51 to 60 for 2021. 

ABC Sets Coverage For Inauguration

ABC News Radio will have extensive live anchored coverage of inauguration events this week. Radio, streaming and podcast platforms will be in use.

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How Radio Leaders Are Preparing For 2021 

Radio Ink has created a series of videos from the industry's top leaders called Visions and Decisions. Over the next month you'll hear from radio's most powerful people about how they're preparing to strike back in 2021. Our series sponsor is RadioMax, watch the video HERE.


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Country Radio HoF Honorees Induction

The Country Radio Hall of Fame Class of 2020 will be honored during CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience February 17-20. Individual presentations presented by Curb Records will be featured in the morning and afternoon of each day.

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Freakonomics Radio Releases Archives

Freakonomics Radio has nearly 500 episodes in its archive. The decade worth of episodes will be available, across all platforms, January 17.

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Analysts Not Impressed With Spotify Podcast Play

Analysts at Citi are not impressed with the results, so far, from the hundreds of millions of dollars the company has spent gobbling up podcast companies. Is the Spotify end-game of converting music listeners to podcast listeners even working?

Red Apple Lawyers Up

Red Apple Group, the parent company of Red Apple Media and 77 WABC Radio, has hired Emily Pankow as Red Apple Media’s General Counsel. Pankow began her legal career at Red Apple Group as an associate.

ALT 98.7 Sets New Line-Up

ALT 98.7 (WDZH-FM), Detroit, is kicking off a new line-up January 18. The line-up is filled with hosts in the Entercom Alt stable.

Hubbard Seattle Brings in Bones To Replace Fitz

Hubbard Radio’s 98.9 The Bull (KNUC-FM) will fire up the Premiere syndicated Bobby Bones Morning Show on the Seattle station this Tuesday. Bones replaces Fitz who left mornings to focus on the countdown show he took over when Bob Kingsley passed away.

Gordon Goes Live With The RAB

In conjunction with the upcoming Borrell-RAB Digital Benchmark Report titled Defy the Gravity of 2020: Radio’s Digital Sales Rise, the RAB will present a live-video presentation featuring Gordon Borrell. Borrell will take a look at digital sales from 2020 and opportunities for areas of growth for 2021.

FOX Sports Radio Has Record Year

And that record year covers multiple platforms, according to Premiere Radio Networks. The company says the FOX Sports Radio Podcast Network had over 221 million listens in 2020, more than double the total from 2019. Many of the network’s podcasts experienced double and triple-digit gains in 2020 vs. 2019...

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