Meet One of Radio’s Best Sales Managers

As part of our series spotlighting Radio Wayne finalists, we turn to the Sales Manager category today. Michael Tedesco fell in love with radio listening to the Real Don Steele on KHJ-AM in Southern California. Today he's helping make WAWZ-FM in New Jersey a financial powerhouse as sales manager.

Beasley’s WCTC Picks Up Gordon Deal Morning Show

Beasley’s News Talk Radio 1450 AM WCTC/New Brunswick, NJ, will debut This Morning, America’s First News, with Gordon Deal on Monday. Deal is currently heard in more than 275 markets across the U.S. and around the world.

Major Facelift For KQED Headquarters

Public radio station KQED/San Francisco, held a groundbreaking ceremony on a major renovation project at its headquarters in the Bay city. The new building will be a two-year, $91 million project.

Amazon Upgrades Music Service

It's called Amazon Music HD and includes over 50 million songs in High Definition and millions more in Ultra High Definition.

Host Mocks School. Daughter Gets Expelled

On his SirusXM show Tuesday host Jeff Lewis told his audience that his 3-year old daughter has been expelled from the prestigious Montessori preschool. Even after apologizing, begging for forgiveness, then arguing with the headmistress, he was not given a second chance.


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To Cut Costs Salem Shrinks Board

Salem Media Group has announced the resignation of four board members to cut costs. James Keet Lewis, Jonathan Venverloh, Stuart W. Epperson Jr., and Edward C. Atsinger have all resigned.

Who Should Be On Our December Cover?

Appearing on the cover of Radio Ink Magazine is a very big deal. We've been publishing for nearly 28 years and have had the biggest names in the radio industry on our cover. Over those years, with a framed copy of their cover story hanging in their office, many have told us what an honor it is to be on the cover. In December, we're doing something we've never done before.

New CRS360 Webinar

Country Radio Broadcasters will present the latest installment of its CRS360 webinar series on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 1 p.m. (CT), with an episode titled, “Continuous Diary Market Measurement: An Update.”

Radio’s Most Important Awards Are Next Week

At the Radio Show next week in Dallas, Radio Ink's Radio Wayne awards will be handed out. The Radio Wayne awards recognize radio's best at sales, sales management, and station management. These are the only awards in radio that recognize these extremely important categories.

Free Daily Radio News

Daily industry headlines plus breaking news bulletins.

Radio, Newspaper Team For Podcast

WSB Radio is partnering with The Atlanta Journal Constitution for the 7th season of the podcast Breakdown. The show focuses on the upcoming murder trial of DeKalb County Police Officer Robert Olsen.

Heading To A Hilton? iHeart Will Be There

Hilton has announced a new integration with iHeartRadio to allow guests to stream radio stations, playlists, and podcasts directly from their TVs through Hilton’s high-tech Connected Room guest technology platform.

Borrell Podcast: Digital Fueling Outdoor

Episode 5 features Gordon and Corey extracting three key takeaways from their survey of 2,000+ advertisers before focusing on the topic at hand: outdoor advertising.

Reed Feels The Time Is Right For Him

Nick Reed has been promoted to PD of SummitMedia’s News/Talk station KSGF, 104.1, in Springfield, MO. Reed joined KSGF in 2010 as Program Director/Morning Host but has focused on just hosting the morning show for that past several years.

Harcourt Celebrating 2000 Shows At CSUN

Internationally known radio DJ Nic Harcourt, of 88.5-FM of Cal State University, Northridge, will celebrate his 2,000th show on the L.A.-based Triple-A rock station, Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Carty-Sipp Appointed To LAB Board

April Carty-Sipp, SVP of Television and Radio, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Library of American Broadcasting. Carty-Sipp joined NAB in March 2018 after more than 20 years in senior management at broadcast operations.

Corban Lands VP Role With Audio Brander

Dave Beasing's Sound That BRANDS has named William Corbin Vice President of Revenue and Brand Partnerships. Corbin has more than 25 years of experience in digital media, brand development, technology and sales, most recently served as co-founder, CMO, and business development officer of Big Life TV.

Stern Going West For Celebration

In his first radio broadcast outside New York City in over 15 years, Howard Stern will commemorate the October 7 opening of SiriusXM Hollywood, the company's new Hollywood complex.

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