Johnjay & Rich Are In The Radio Ink Clubhouse Friday

Radio Ink Editor-in-Chief Ed Ryan interviews Premiere syndicated mornings show hosts Johnjay & Rich Friday at 1PM Eastern. The duo is celebrating 20 years on the air. Download the app and follow Ed Ryan and Radio Ink on Clubhouse. Listen to all of our previous Clubhouse interviews on iHEART, APPLE or SPOTIFY.

Snerdley Talks About Rush in New Podcast

Premiere Networks and the EIB Network are launching a 12-episode series narrated by Rush's call screener James Golden (Bo Snerdley). Rush Limbaugh: The Man Behind The Golden EIB Microphone launches May 12. TRAILER

Another Radio Rebrand

On May 6th the Westwood One Podcast Network will become the Cumulus Podcast Network. Cumulus made the name change announcement Wednesday. Suzanne Grimes, EVP Corporate Marketing and President of Westwood One, will retain responsibility for the network.

Omaha Host Criticized For Tweet

Chris Baker, afternoon host on KFAB in Omaha, is being criticized for a Tweet he posted shortly after the Derek Chauvin verdict in the George Floyd case. The Tweet was headlined: “Guilty!” beneath it was an image of four dancing Black native men in loincloths.

Apple Finally Attempts To Monetize Podcasts

Over 15 years ago, when nobody was paying attention to podcasts, Apple was quietly amassing a library of free podcasts that would grow to over 2 million shows. In the beginning Apple was the only easy way consumers could listen to their favorite podcasts.

AM Radio Gets Some Love in New Movie

A new movie out this Friday was filmed in Murfreesboro, TN. The movie focuses on AM Radio and many of the scenes were captured in the WGNS Radio studios.

Carr Pushes Back on Democrats

This all has to do with the sale of Spanish-language radio station WSUA-AM in Miami. Congressional Democrats are attempting to pressure the FCC to reject the sale. Carr says it's all about politics.

iHeart Chooses Big Brothers Big Sisters

iHeartMedia selected Big Brothers Big Sisters of America for the Communities Spotlight Media Grant Program. That means BBBSA message of mentoring will be heard on all 850 iHeart radio stations through the end of the year.

Lake George New York Getting Its own Station

Loud Media is launching the first station dedicated 100% to Lake George, NY. The format for the station at 93.5 is Hit Music with local news, weather and information relevant to the small vacation village in upstate New York. The station is also streaming at

New Car Buyers Cannot Be Reached With TV

That's the focus of Pierre Bouvard's latest column as the auto industry booms with limited supply and strong pricing. Bouvard makes the case that, to reach consumers in the market to buy new vehicles, the auto industry should be spending more ad dollars with radio - and not just at the end of the week. Read his detailed column on why HERE.

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Lessons From The Coaches

iHeartMedia and PepsiCo announced the launch of Pepsi Coach’s Corner, a leadership podcast with interviews from coaches and executives.

Liz Hits 100

On Tuesday FOX Business Network host Liz Claman celebrated the 100th episode of her podcast Everyone Talks to Liz Claman. The podcast focuses on inspiring “American dream” stories and the often brutally difficult but inspirational climbs to success. LISTEN

New Season For “On Something”

“On Something”, the podcast exploring the political, legal and cultural effects of cannabis legalization from Colorado Public Radio, will return for its third season. The first episode drop May 11.

Urban One Promotes Wayne Jones

Wayne Jones is now D.O.S. for the Urban One Houston radio group, moving up from LSM. Jones has held management positions in Austin, Baton Rouge and D.C. He made Radio Ink's Future African American Leaders list in 2015 and 2017 and is a 2017 Radio Wayne award winner.

Jill Gossett Joins Riviera as VP of Sales

Riviera Broadcasting has hired Phoenix market veteran Jill Gossett as Vice President of Sales. Gossett moves over to radio from 12News where she was an Account Executive.

NYF Radio Board Adds Members

The New York Festival Radio Awards board has added three award winning content creators. Jennie Cataldo, Helen Shaw and Carole Zimmer join the board that was created in 2010.

Political Talk & Cartoon Partnership

Political Voices Network and Counterpoint are working together on a service that will combine political talk and political cartoons. The service will be a one-stop-shop for the latest from America’s top opinion humorists.

MLB Extends Deal With SiriusXM

Major League Baseball and SiriusXM have expanded their agreement to include additional streaming rights starting with the 2021 season.

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