KBLA – A Home For Black Lives Matter

That's what station owner Tavis Smiley tells The Los Angeles Standard Newspaper. Tavis says his radio station is unapologetically Black and in the interview he details exactly what he wants his radio station to be.

RAB tO Feature Rose

As part of the RAB's Business Accelerated initiative, the RAB has just added a new Video presentation titled Nielsen Audio’s COVID-19 Consumer Sentiment Study, featuring Bill Rose, senior VP of audio client solutions, Nielsen. This session will take place at noon CT on Monday, August 9the. REGISTER

CRS 2022 In-Person & Streaming

CRS is set to return in person in Nashville February 23-25, 2022. The pandemic forced the last summit onto a stream and it was popular; so it will be part of the 2022 program package.

Lowe’s Stays Put

Home improvements proved staying power for Lowe’s. For a second week, Lowe’s tops the Media Monitors National Radio list.

Fiesta Latina Live Returns

The event, live from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida; is set for October 16. Enrique Santos, President and Chief Creative Officer of iHeartLatino and on-air talent for iHeartRadio, will host the eighth annual event.

Concert Event Remembers 9/11

'Stars and Strings' will be hosted by Audacy's New York’s Country 94.7 FM (WNSH-FM). The event will be on Saturday, September 11, the 20th Anniversary of the attack; and benefit 9/11 Day, the nonprofit that runs the federally designated September 11th National Day of Service.

Another Rock Star Street In Motown

94.7 WCSX-FM in Detroit is going to be part of the unveiling of Alice Cooper Court. The Beasley Media Group station has been behind the naming of other streets honoring rock stars with Detroit roots.

Bloomberg Black Business Feature

,i>Bloomberg Black Business Beat has launched on 20 stations across the U.S. The specialty feature is created by Bloomberg Radio and distributed by Key Networks.

Check Out This Blast From The Past

Thanks to Michelle Vetterkind for sharing this classic. Mike Jeffries was her husband’s uncle. Mike passed a few weeks ago and Michelle wanted to share this great picture of Mike and this great radio story about him...

Urban One Inches Closer to Second Casino

If all goes according to plan for Urban One, the City of Richmond will hold a November referendum and local voters will approve a new casino. Urban One's proposal was chosen by the City to build that casino if it passes.

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Ramsey Network Launches Another Podcast

The new Ramsey Network podcast shines a spotlight on the deceptive methods companies, marketers and scammers use to influence money decisions. The Fine Print is hosted by Ramsey Personality George Kame.

Media Monitors Launches New Podcst Service

Media Monitors says its Podcast Monitoring Service will analyze all episodes of thousands of the most popular national podcasts and provide users the ability to identify advertisers exclusive to those podcasts or across multiple media in a single report.

Podcast Movement Begins Tomorrow

The biggest podcast conference in the country is back live, beginning tomorrow in Nashville. Both Radio Ink and The Podcast Business Journal have you covered. Watch for live updates in our daily headlines as well as all of our social media pages.

Kelly Lynch Leaving WGY

Kelly Lynch is leaving WGY in Albany, NY, ending a more than 10 year stint as morning show co-host. She is starting a new career outside of radio.

Stacie Bartro Joins SMG

Stacie Bartro is joining mornings for the Salem Media Group, South Carolina. She will co-host the morning show with Bill Love on Earth-FM WRTH and handle Morning Drive news for 94.5 WGTK The Answer.

Erickson Adds Affiliates

Five new affiliates have signed on for The Erick Erickson Show. Based at WSBin Atlanta, the program runs 12N - 3PM.

Competing Apps Sign Partnership Deal

TuneIn and iHeartMedia have announced a partnership that will put iHeart's 850+ radio stations on the TuneIn platform. The goal of the partnership is to create even more scale for advertisers looking to reach the biggest listening audiences possible.

New Top Tier SiriusXM Package

The Platinum VIP package is the newest and most comprehensive subscription tier. Among the top-tier perks, access to nugs.net for live concert video and audio recordings.

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