Do You Want To Be A Great Manager?

If you answered yes, you may want to listen to some of the advice we pulled from Rex Hansen, who's retiring after a long and successful career in radio management. Hansen's final stop was a 19 year run as VP/GM for SummitMedia's cluster in Springfield, MO.

New Dates Set For iHeart

At the bankruptcy court Tuesday Judge Marvin Isgur set new hearing dates that iHeartMedia hopes will lead to its emergence from bankruptcy in early 2019.

Chicago Broadcasters Are At It Again

On Tuesday, more than 40 Chicagoland radio stations simultaneously aired a 60-second interview with Brent Stern, VP of Marketing & IT at Rogers & Hollands Jewelers, discussing how radio is a primary advertising avenue for reaching customers.

Radio Mercury Awards Judges Announced

The final round judging panel for the 28th Annual Radio Mercury Awards, made up of top-level agency creative leaders, represents radio's top advertising categories, including automotive, communications, financial services, packaged goods, OTC, retail, spirits, and fast-food restaurants.

Who Are The Best Country PDs In America?

It's that time of the year again. The holiday season is quickly approaching, and as soon as the trees come down, it will be time for the Country Radio Seminar in Nashville. And that means the crowning of the Best Country PD's in America. Make your nomination HERE.

This Station Knows How To Hold A Radiothon

The Philadelphia Classic Hits station raised over $250,000 to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia during the 17th annual 98.1 WOGL Loves Our Kids Radiothon on December 6 and 7.

KLUC’s Huge Holiday Gesture

The 20th Annual 98.5 KLUC (Las Vegas) Chet Buchanan Show Toy Drive had another record-setting year, receiving over $500,000 in cash and gift cards. Buchanan once again braved the elements for 12 days.

Have You Made Your Medallas de Cortez Nomination?

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.


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Podcast Measurement Just Got Stronger

Many hosting companies have been working with National Public Radio on a new podcast measurement system called RAD. On Tuesday, NPR announced the technology is ready to be deployed.

iHeartRadio Launches “Invention”

It's hosted by journalist Robert Lamb and Stuff to Blow Your Mind host Joe McCormick. Lamb and McCormick use their science and historian backgrounds to get to the bottom of how some of history’s greatest inventions came to be.

Beasley Quietly Unveils Podcast Network

It's called bPodStudios and there are already 45 podcasts in the network. There's on-demand radio shows from the likes of Preston & Steve, Dave & Chuck, and other Beasley radio hosts, as well as original podcasts.

WEEI, Sox Announcer Part Ways

And it doesn't sound like it was an amicable parting between Tim Neverett and WEEI. Neverett worked Red Sox games at the station for the past three years.

Beck The Latest To Do The Layaway Payoff

In what’s become quite a trend for the holidays among celebrities, Premiere Networks syndicated personality Glenn Beck is the latest to pay off layaways for a bunch of folks.

Tri-State Area In For A Latin Treat

Univision has announced that Brea Frank, currently co-host of La Bella & El Duro (The Beauty and The Tough Guy), and Shino Aguakate, media personality and popular merengue tipico artist, will co-host a new morning radio show called La Gozadera (The Party).

RadioMax Rolls Out Ad Solutions

Mobile app developer RadioMax says it will now offer single app options to independent stations that include its Smart Ad technology.

The Christmas Music Widgets Are On iHeartRadio

The free Christmas-music widgets are a new idea from iHeart Radio — and simple, too.

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