Be On The Lookout – Potential Salespeople Are Everywhere.

Amanda White, Local Sales Manager for the Impact Radio Group, is always on the lookout for salespeople. She has a staff of eight to handle the seven station cluster based in Boise, Idaho. She tells Radio Ink you always have to keep an eye out for the next great salesperson.

BFA Announces Leadership Winners

The Broadcasters Foundation of America have announced the recipients of the 2019 Leadership Awards, which will be presented at the Broadcasters Foundation annual breakfast, April 10 in Las Vegas, during the NAB Show.

Show vs. Station Social Media

(By Stephanie Winans) Social media often causes tension between station management and talent. While management understandably wants to build both station and show brands, talent has a tendency to focus on elevating their own show brand.
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What Other Media Finds Unacceptable Is “Normal” For Radio

(By Ronald Robinson) In a world where fewer held-positions on so many matters make less sense at all to us regular folks, radio has been able to stay as it has been, sticking itself with programming and spot-making strategies that have been demonstrated to be significantly less than effective.

What Happened At Saga Jonesboro Last Friday

(By Trey Stafford) Last Friday, for the 21st consecutive year, we turned our radio facility at 314 Union Street in Jonesboro, Arkansas into a Make A Wish shrine. And the whole day was a paradigm of teamwork and satisfaction.

Social Media Is Changing — And Radio Benefits

(By Loyd Ford) Change is always an important part of life in the 21st century and especially as it relates to how we deal with consumer behavior, options, the optics and reality of dealing with what impacts our listeners today. 

4G In A 5G world

(By Bob McCurdy) In business, those that don’t continue to “grow” are often asked to “go.” The competition for revenue has never been this intense. Never. Has the manner and mindset in which we approach our jobs evolved? Are our sales and marketing skills progressing? Fast enough?

Cox Sells Stations To Apollo

With the big news that a majority interest in Cox Media Group’s TV stations is being acquired by Apollo Global Management also comes news of a parallel radio deal.

Radiothon Scores Big For Kids

Alice 105.9’s (KALC-FM) 18th annual “Alice Cares for Kids Radiothon” in Denver raised over $1,350,000 to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Why You Should Listen To Larry

At the end of the parents/teens presentation, Thursday afternoon, Edison Research President Larry Rosin detailed exactly what he thinks could be done to start turning teens back to radio.

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Shapiro Podcast Launches

New York Times bestselling author Dani Shapiro’s new iHeartRadio podcast, Family Secrets, launched Thursday. Shapiro shares with listeners her honest experience and perspective from finding out a life-altering secret her parents had kept from her.

“Family Ghosts” Returns May 15

Spoke Media has partnered with the Family Ghosts podcast to co-produce and distribute the show's second and third seasons.

Spotify Launching Clash Podcast

The 8-part series called This is Stay Free: The Story of The Clash will be hosted by Public Enemy's Chuck D.

Veteran Ohio Voice Krauss Passes Away

WKBN/Youngstown, OH, is reporting that longtime host Barbara Krauss passed away February 15. She had been the voice of WYSU-FM for the past three decades.

Harrill “Glenn” Hamrick Passes

Hamrick, the owner of WHIP/Mooresville, NC, passed away on Friday. He was 83.

Two Nebraska Commentators Honored

The Nebraska Broadcasters Association will welcome Steve Altmaier and Kent Pavelka into the NBA Hall of Fame on August 13 in La Vista, during the 85th Annual NBA Convention.

SiriusXM Kicking Off New Football League

The Super Bowl might be over but that doesn’t mean the football stops. The new Alliance of American Football is about to get underway and SiriusXM will offer subscribers coverage of the inaugural season. To Launch Stations For CNN, Bloomberg

Entercom has reached content distribution agreements with CNN and Bloomberg Media. As part of the agreements, will launch 10 live stations for CNN and Bloomberg properties.

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