Does Radio Need An Indepedent Broadcasters Association?

The brains behind the effort to create an Independent Broadcasters Association, Adams Radio Group CEO Ron Stone, says his effort is off to a fabulous start. “As of today, the IBA has received interest from owners and operators representing 1,360 stations."

You Have One Week To Make Your Nomination

For the 28th year, Radio Ink is proud to present radio's symbol of excellence and achievement in sales, marketing, and management, the 2020 Radio Wayne™ Awards. Your deadline is Friday, June 12. Make your nomination HERE.

Our Guest Shared Several Great Radio Ideas

On Facebook Live Thursday we interviewed the CEO of Primte Time Marketing, Jordan Kirshenbaum. Now that states are starting to open up again, we wanted to know how he's advising his clients on their advertising and marketing plans, and how radio fits into those plans. Jordon also shared several successful radio promotions that he's run. WATCH

Hispanic Radio Ownership in the USA?

(By Amador Bustos) While it is common for many Hispanics in the radio business to dream of owning their own station or stations, historically they have found it to be a path under construction, with many roadblocks. 

What Does Lee Think About The Future of Audio?

(By Buzz Knight) In this week's interview on the topic of “The Future of Audio” we checked in with long time media visionary Lee Abrams. Lee’s career has spanned decades in and around the radio business and he recently launched his company called “MediaVisions”

$123K Raised For Christian Artisits

JOY-FM listeners in St. Louis are very generous. On Thursday they were invited to support their favorite Christian artists and came through with over $123,000. JOY FM hosted 15-minute “Tip Jar” concerts and invited listeners to toss money into the virtual tip jar.

Baseball Announcers Will Not Travel

If the millionaires and billionaires can come to an agreement on how many Major League Baseball games might be played in a coronavirus shortened season, radio announcers will not be traveling to the away games.

Five Hundred Free Meals

Philly's Favor 100.7, which launches Monday, is already planning a big community event. In celebration of the launch, station President Jonathan Mason, and The Real Deal Food Ministry, will host a food giveaway for 500 families in need. The giveaway will be Tuesday, from 11-1 while supplies last.

Lights Will Be Bright in Minnesota Tonight

According to The Minnesota Broadcasters Association all Twin Cities commercial radio stations will join broadcast outlets from across the state to show support for each other through “Twin Cities Night of Light.”


Our latest Blast From The Past comes from Elliot Mass while working at KUSC-FM, the college radio station at The University of Southern California back in 1969. The station was in the old projecter room above the Bovard Hall auditorium and did not have air conditioning. Send your Blast From The Past photo to [email protected]

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NPR Rules The Triton Podcast Chart

The latest monthly top podcast chart has been released by Triton and NPR occupies 9 of the top 15 positions. The latest chart covers April 13 through May 10.

KSL Salt Lake Host Schools Us On Podcasting

Our guest on Facebook Live Wednesday was the host of the new podcast Hope In Darkness: The Josh Holt Story, Becky Bruce. The new podcast comes from KSL Radio in Salt Lake which also released COLD, which had over 38 million downloads. Watch the interview HERE.

Audioboom Podcasts To Be Included in Triton Report

Triton Digital announced Thursday that podcast publisher Audioboom will participate in its Podcast Reports. Audioboom joins NPR, Stitcher, Wondery, Nova Entertainment, Prisa Radio, Radio Grupos Global and Cumulus now participating in the monthly reports.

Paulus Joins VAB Marketing

The Virginia Association of Broadcasters is welcoming Dave Paulus as Marketing Consultant. Paulus brings 35 years of broadcast and marketing expertise to the organization.

Phillips Gets Big Promotion

Big River Broadcasting President Jerry Phillips, made the announcement Thursday that Halley Phillips has been named Vice President of Big River Broadcasting, and VP of all of the Phillips family businesses.

35-Year Host Out in Syracuse

0 has the details about Rich Lauber who is no longer with iHeart's WBBS-FM after 35 years in Central New York radio. Lauber spent most of his radio years in afternoon drive and was also operations manager for the iHeart Syracuse cluster.

Jacobs Webinar Set For This Month

New findings from the 2020 Techsurvey will be released on June 16th. Register for the free webinar HERE.

Xperi, TiVo Complete Merger

Xperi is the company that created HD radio which is integrated by 41 automotive manufacturers in 300 different vehicle models. The company says the merger will "take radio and the digital dashboard to a completely new level of discovery and engagement.

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