Cumuls Q3 Revenue Declines 1.7%

It was the first full quarter of reported earnings for Cumulus since coming out of bankruptcy. Radio station revenue was down, Westwood One revenue was up, digital revenue was up, and political revenue is strong. Here are all the details...

So What Is A Lead Guarantee?

Cumulus says it’s launching a program that will guarantee local advertisers a minimum number of Engaged Potential Customers -- listeners who have contacted the business as a result of the media campaign the local radio station ran which must include radio and digital.

Who Is Major Garrett Bringing To Forecast Today?

CBS White House correspondent Major Garrett will host a live taping of The Takeout with special guest, political satirist, Will Durst (pictured), during the Forecast luncheon today.

Digital Spending Shatters Records

For the first six months of 2018, digital ad spending in the United States exploded to $49.5 billion, according to new figures released by the Interactive Advertising Bureau.

iHeart Houston & Houston Astros Extend Deal

Baseball season is barely over and iHeartMedia Houston has jumped in quick to extend its broadcast deal with MLB’s Houston Astros, keeping Sportstalk 790 AM the home of the Astros.

Aid For California Fire Victims

Sacramento station 98 Rock (KRXQ-FM) will broadcast live on Tuesday, November 13 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PT at Goodwill in Sacramento to collect donations for families affected by the Camp Fire in Paradise, CA.

105.1-FM Bounces Lineup Around

They're changing things up at 105.1 FM THE BOUNCE in Detroit. As of Tuesday, November 13, listeners will be able to tune into the following...

Do You Want To Be A Great Podcaster?

If the answer is yes, you'll want to listen to episode 14 of Podcasting For Radio Dummies with Elsie Escobar, the Community Manager at Libsyn. Elsie also hosts several podcasts of her own and is a superstar in the podcasting space.

Nominations Open For Our Medallas de Cortez Awards

Do you know someone who is doing great work in Hispanic radio? Nominations are now open for the Medallas de Cortez awards, which are given for excellence in Hispanic radio. This is the 10th year for the awards. Make your nominations HERE.

Not Buying The Facebook, Google Argument

(By Kevin McKinney) The notion that Facebook and Google are stealing ad revenue from radio is completely false. Radio is giving revenue to Google and Facebook. Nobody is stealing. So why do consolidators claim this?

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Pandora Rolls Out Beta Version Of Podcast Platform

The streaming company expects the finished product to be available to all Pandora users in a few weeks. The new platform is powered by Pandora’s Podcast Genome Project, a cataloging system and discovery algorithm.

NPR Wins iHeart Podcast Pioneer Award

NPR will be honored with the first-ever iHeartRadio Podcast Pioneer Award at the inaugural iHeartRadio Podcast Awards on January 18, at the iHeartRadio Theater Los Angeles.

Edge & Christian Ready To Tag Team Again

Ending their hiatus, Adam “Edge” Copeland and Jay “Christian” Reso are back as their podcast returns with a new home — Westwood One Podcast Network. New episodes of Pod of Awesomeness begin Friday, November 16.

Marshall New GM For Salem Pittsburgh

Salem Media Group has announced that Brad Marshall is the new GM for the Pittsburgh market. Marshall previously led iHeart and Cumulus stations in Youngstown, OH, and Ohio Midland Newsgroup and Bridge Media Group in Steubenville, OH.

David, Seacrest Honored

Ten media members were honored, Tuesday, at the 16th Annual Library of American Broadcasting Foundation’s Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts Awards ceremony. The NAB’s John David and iHeart’s Ryan Seacrest were among the honorees.

Harris Brings Social Impact Talents To Entercom

Sarah Harris has been appointed VP of Social Impact, effective January 2, 2019. Harris brings over 15 years of experience creating entertainment-driven cause and social impact marketing campaigns. Most recently, she served as SVP for Emmis Communications.

New Political Show On SiriusXM.

The Trendline with Kristen Soltis Anderson, hosted by the ABC News contributor and author, will examine the latest polls and analyze the country's priorities and opinions on important political topics.

iHeartRadio And Sonos Enter Agreement

On Thursday, iHeartRadio and Sonos announced iHeartRadio Direct Control – an integration that allows iHeartRadio users to stream live radio stations and music on Sonos speakers directly through the iHeartRadio app.

Our Print Magazine: Radio Ink

November 12, 2018

Cover Q&A: Havas Media Group
North America CEO
Colin Kinsella

Analysts Sound Off On Radio's Future

Managers Speak: What Radio Needs To Do Better