That’s what three of the most respected programmers in the Country format hope will happen. David Corey (WKLB Boston), Johnny Chiang (KKBQ Houston), and Nate Deaton (KRTY San Jose) all say their stations do not shy away from playing female artists and they hope this year the rest of the industry will follow their lead.
Thursday night, at The Omni Hotel in downtown Nashville, during Bob Kingsley’s Acoustic Alley, Radio Ink awarded its 2020 class of top country program directors with their plaques, minutes before Garth Brooks took the stage. A big thanks to RJ Curtis, the entire team at CRS, Nan Kingsley, Fitz and our sponsor Sony Music Nashville.
On Thursday Mark Ramsey Media Managing Member Mark Ramsey presented new research to CRS 2020 attendees. The goal of his research was to help PD’s understand their audience better and to bust a few myths about the country radio listener. We caught up with Ramsey shortly after he made his presentation.
Ron Diaz and Ron Bennington were a wildly popular morning show back in the late '80s and early '90s. Based out of Tampa, the show grew to 15 affiliates before it all ended.
(By Rick Fink) Successful leaders lead by example. They plan ahead, put in their full hours, dress appropriately, and act professionally at all times. You might even see them picking up trash in the parking lot.
This is the fourth year for our Top 20 Leaders list and it's quickly becoming one of our most popular. These people are the radio industry's best. They know how to motivate their teams to success. They are winning at sales, programming, and management.
Are you hearing things about your market? Let us investigate. Radio Ink Magazine is the only 27-year-old trade magazine in the radio industry. That's the result of a lot of trust over those years. Send all news tips in total confidence, and any other station news to Radio Ink Editor Ed Ryan at [email protected].
Thursday evening at The Omni Hotel in Downtown Nashville, Radio Ink and Sony Music Nashville will crown the Best Program Directors in Country Radio. The event will be held during Bob Kinsley’s Acoustic Alley at The Country Radio Seminar.
That’s one conclusion from a new study released by P1 Media Group and MRC Data/Nielsen Music. The study focused on the growth of country music on streaming platforms and how that’s impacting radio.
Nancy Grace is bringing her slate of crime podcasts to the iHeartPodcast Network. Listeners can now tune in to hear Crime Stories with Nancy Grace and Crime Alert on iHeartRadio.
Bob Miller, President of Flatiron Books, has announced a new imprint, Stuff You Should Read: An iHeartBook, in partnership with iHeartMedia’s iHeartPodcast Network.
In episode 15 of Borrell's Local Marketing Trends, Gordon Borrell and Corey Elliott take a hard look at Amazon's effect in local markets. They believe the pump is primed.
Veteran broadcaster Kevin Battle will join The KDKA Radio Morning News with Larry Richert on March 9 at KDKA-AM in Pittsburgh.
Entercom Chief Digital Officer J.D. Crowley will receive the NAB Digital Leadership Award at the 2020 NAB Show in Las Vegas. The award presentation will take place at the Achievement in Broadcasting Dinner on Monday, April 20 at the Encore in Las Vegas.
Syndicated radio host Lon Helton received the Tom Rivers Humanitarian Award at the Country Radio Seminar, Wednesday night. The award recognizes an individual in the Country radio industry who has given back to their community.
SiriusXM has invested $75 million in SoundCloud. The SoundCloud Board of Directors will expand to include two individuals designated by SiriusXM.
SiriusXM has introduced its newest aftermarket radio – SiriusXM Tour™ – which can deliver subscribers the functionality of SiriusXM's next generation platform, SiriusXM with 360L, in a portable unit that can be used in the car and at home.