Get Your Fee Podcasting Consulting

Current Vice President of Podcaster Relations for Voxnest and Spreaker Rob Greenlee (left) joined us Friday to talk about his many years in podcasing, including his original $20,000 home studio, his time with Podcast One and his thoughts on radio jumping into the podcasting pool in 2018. Greenlee is a podcasting Hall-of-Famer and considered to be one of the best minds in the podcasting space.

Meet One Of Radio’s Best National Sales Managers

At the Radio Show in Orlando next week, Matt Cowper's name will be announced following the Advertiser Breakfast, Thursday morning. Matt is a Radio Ink Radio Wayne finalist in the Stu Olds National Sales Manager category. The Beasley Media VP, based in Philadelphia, oversees Tampa, Vegas, Fort Myers, North Jersey, Boston, Fayetteville, Charlotte, Augusta, Detroit, and Boca.

iHeart Gets Important Approval From Bankruptcy Court

A Texas bankruptcy judge issued an order Thursday approving the disclosures and solicitation materials for iHeartMedia's Chapter 11 plan. With this latest approval iHeartMedia is now closer to restructuring $16 billion in debt and emerging from bankruptcy a stronger company.

GMs: You Need To Know What The PDs Know – Pt. 3

(Jon Quick) Here's the third and final part of Jon's advice to GMs vis-a-vis PDs. Once again the piece is jammed tight with pointers. It's a great read with expert advice.

CEO Launches First Podcast Episode

Beasley has been promoting the fact that it will be unveiling a new company-wide podcast strategy later this year. On Thursday, Beasley's CEO jumped into the podcasting arena herself.

Two Big Names Join Forces

Westwood One is collaborating with the Associated Press’ shortform news network for ad sales representation of their bartered breaking news wire service, photos, video, Web content, sports scores, datasets, audio bites, and more. AP is expanding its barter services in 2019, including its Presidential Campaign Kit.

Toledo’s WVZC Launches A First

WVZC-LP 96.5FM Nuestra Gente, Toledo's only 24-hour Spanish-language FM radio station, has announced another first. The station has launched the city's first-ever Spanish-language radio newscast, Nuestra Gente Noticias.

KEXP Out With Three New Shows

Music-focused nonprofit arts organization KEXP will launch three new programs in early 2019. The new shows reflect a deep dedication to the organization’s mission to enrich lives by championing music and discovery, and include new public affairs programming centered on the voices, perspectives, and experiences of members of diverse communities.

Ace & TJ Charity Helping Hurricane Victims

The Ace & TJ Show in Charlotte recently founded a new charity, The Ace & TJ Radio Family Charity, dedicated to helping the communities in which the show broadcasts, including those affected by Hurricane Florence. You can donate too. See details at the foot of our story.

WE WANT YOUR BLAST FROM THE PAST

Our thanks to Richard Bouchard, the treasurer of Bouchard Broadcasting, for sharing this classic. Bouchard, who just turned 80, is pictured here at WNRI in Woonsocket, RI, has been involved in professional broadcasting since age 17. Send your Blast to [email protected].

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SNL Podcast Should Lasso The Listeners

James Andrew Miller, in partnership with Cadence13, has released a new chapter of his popularly acclaimed Origins podcast titled, “Origins Chapter 4: Saturday Night Live: Behind the Scenes of Season 44.”

Discussing Lincoln’s Leadership

Beasley Media Group Vice President of Programming Buzz Knight, who has his own blog on RadioInk.com, speaks with Award-Winning Author Doris Kearns Goodwin on the key messages in her new book, entitled Leadership in Turbulent Times.

“Serial” Season 3 Digs Into Crime In Cleveland

Serial Season 3 is now available to all Pandora listeners. From the creators of This American Life, the new season of the Peabody Award-winning show takes place in Cleveland and goes behind the scenes on multiple cases.

Beasley Moves Fisher to Nevada

Starting Monday Kris Fisher is the Brand Manager for Beasley Media Group's Rhythmic Oldies "Old School 105.7"/KOAS-FM and Hot AC “STAR 107.9”/KVGS-FM. Fisher moves to Vegas from Beasley's HD98.3 and Hot 95.5 /93.1 in Augusta where he was PD.

Peck Gets Evenings At WLS In Chicago

Chicago radio broadcast veteran Brian Peck has been named on-air host of evenings on 94.7 WLS. Peck debuts in the 7:00 p.m.-12:00 midnight slot on Monday, September 24.

Boise Legend Calling It A Day

After over 51 years of media and radio broadcasting, Paul J Schneider has decided it is time to retire from NewsTalk 670 KBOI/Boise, ID. Schneider moved to Boise and started his career at KBOI in June of 1967.

Radio’s “Shout Out” Has Been Reinvented

Slacker Radio debuted Shoudout, a new content monetization and social platform, on Slacker's Pop Remix channel. Slacker says Shoudout was inspired by the old radio "shout outs."

SoCast Has A New Product For Radio

Digital solutions provider SoCast has launched a new digital ad platform called SoCast Ads. The new product was created to help local sellers use data from their station’s website, app, and social media pages along with other digital products.

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September 17, 2018

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The 2018 Radio Wayne Finalists

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