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.

Today On Podcasting For Radio Dummies

Current Vice President of Podcaster Relations for Voxnest and Spreaker Rob Greenlee (left) joins us for the first half-hour of the show. And former Atlanta and Houston morning man Moby will join us for the second half-hour of the show.

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.

Entercom Settles Kevin Klein Picture Debacle

Remember Kevin Klein? He's the former San Diego host who's social media post of a San Diego bridge, not only lead to his eventual firing, but lead to a format change by Entercom.

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.

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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.

Cintron Movin’ On Up At El Zol

Candy Cintron has been named to the role of Program Director for El Zol 107.9 (WLZL-FM) in Washington, DC. She previously held the roles of Assistant Program Director and morning show Producer for the station since 2015.

It’s A Brother-Sister Thing!

Alternative station, 102.1 The Edge (CFNY-FM/Toronto) names Ruby Carr and Alex Carr as the new hosts of the station’s morning show, debuting January 2019. A dynamic sister and brother duo, Ruby and Alex will become the first pair of siblings to permanently co-host an FM radio morning show in Canada.

Lawsuit Against KQRS Host Settled

A lawsuit filed against KQRS morning man morning man Tom Barnard by the estate of his late attorney Ron Rosenbaum has been settled and Barnard will pay nothing.

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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