Will Media Buyers Like Radio In 2019?

In a new report called, What Big Local Advertisers Are Cutting, Increasing, Borrell and Associates shows radio is the only traditional type of media in the top five types of marketing used by the respondents with the most experience.

Pot Of Gold For St. Jude

iHeartMedia Milwaukee’s FM106.1 (Country) raised over $225,000 during a two-day radiothon to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Over the last two years, FM106.1 raised over $400,000 to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Who Are The Best Country PDs In America?

It's that time of the year again. Time to crown the Best Country Program Directors in America. You have ONE WEEK left to make your nomination. The deadline is Friday, December 21. Make your nomination HERE.

Alpha Unloads Biloxi

Late Thursday, Kalil & Company announced that Alpha Media is selling its six stations in Biloxi (WANG-AM, WTNI-AM, WCPR-FM, WGBL-FM, WQBBFM, and WXYK-FM). The buyer is TeleSouth Communications.

This Secret Santa Hands Out The Cash!

KGAF/Gainsville, TX, conducted a “Secret Santa” event live on-air Wednesday morning, distributing $10,000 cash to local charities and listeners.

Veritone, Univision Radio Cut A Deal

The Spanish-language radio network will use Veritone's aiWARE platform to deliver insights and advertising performance intelligence to national and local advertisers.

WZTE-AM Is Talking Freedom.

Station Manager Joel Natalie tells Radio Ink the 4,800 watt daytimer in Erie County, PA now features a unique reading of the United States Constitution, mixed with patriotic band music.

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.

This Frog Raised $321K For Children’s Hospital

Riverside, CA, station K-FROG’s (KFRG-FM) 17th annual Stater Bros. Charities K-FROGGERS 4 Kids Radiothon raised over $321,000 for Loma Linda University Children's Hospital in Loma Linda, CA, to benefit pediatric cancer patients.

Pot Of Gold At The End Of WDOK Rainbow

Cleveland station Star 102’s (WDOK-FM) 16th annual Rainbow Radiothon raised over $224,000 to benefit patients at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital (UH Rainbow).

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Le Batard Gets Into Podcasting – Launches A Network

ESPN Radio host Dan Le Batard is launching a podcast called South Beach Sessions in January. But even bigger than that, he's launching his own podcasting network.

Comic Book Podcast Added To bPod Network

Beasley Media Group has added the Comic Book Gurus podcast to its podcast platform. Produced by WMMR-FM morning host Steve Morrison and WBEN-FM PD Chuck Damico, the show is hosted by Craig Liggeons and Rob Templeton and their friends.

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.

Cruze Is KOSI Fit For Denver Mornings

Bonneville’s KOSI 101.1 in Denver has added Jay Cruze to their morning show as co-host to current personality Jenny D. Cruze joins the show on Monday, December 17.

Howard Moves To Afternoons At WLS/Chicago

Thirty-year Chicago radio veteran John Howell will host a new late afternoon show on WLS-AM. The John Howell Show will air live on WLS-AM weekdays, 5–7 p.m. Howell has been filling the morning 6-9 a.m. time slot.

Ellen’s The Woman For The Job, Hands Down

Nationally syndicated radio personality Ellen K will become the first-ever TCL Chinese Theatre ambassador and permanent master of ceremonies for its famed celebrity handprint-footprint ceremonies.

iHeartRadio Music Awards Slated For March 14

The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards will air live on Thursday, March 14, 2019 on FOX, and broadcast live simultaneously on iHeartMedia radio stations nationwide and on iHeartRadio.

Vipology, LIVE365 Join Forces

Speaker-system Vipology has partnered signed a deal with LIVE365.

Our Print Magazine: Radio Ink

November 12, 2018

Cover Q&A: Havas Media Group
North America CEO
Colin Kinsella

Analysts Sound Off On Radio's Future

Managers Speak: What Radio Needs To Do Better