WFAN: New York Post Story Is All Lies

Andrew Marchand of The New York Post raised quite a ruckus at the Entercom sports station when he implied, in an article Thursday, that the station was plotting to move SiriusXM's Adam Schein into Mike Francesa's chair at WFAN. Here's what we found out.

How To Find And Manage High Octane Sellers

Your sales staff is the "face" of your station. These are the people who meet daily with the decision-makers that provide the cash to keep the lights on. Over the next several days, we'll be featuring a series of of one-on-ones with the best Sales Managers in radio. We tapped a true veteran for this first one.

Are We Inspiring The Next Generation?

(By Deborah Parenti) One of the challenges we hear a lot about today — and have heard about for several decades — is getting the next generation interested in and inspired to make radio their career. I have a few suggestions...

Who Are The Most Influential Women In Radio?

Since 1999, Radio Ink's Most Influential Women in Radio list has highlighted great talent at every single position in radio. It's time to recognize this awesome group again. Submit your nomination for the 2019 Most Influential Women in Radio list HERE. Your deadline to nominate is Friday, April 5.

Kudos Dr. Savage

Our friends at Westwood One remind us that Michael Savage is celebrating his 25th anniversary in talk radio this Sunday. Westwood will honor Savage’s silver anniversary with a special program airing Monday, March 25. The special will feature clips of highlights from over the years, special call-ins, and surprises.

Duke Gets Another

Midwest Communications is purchasing WNFZ-FM in Knoxville for $2 million. That brings the Midwest cluster to four in Knoxville, and Midwwest is already LMAing the station. John Pirkle is the seller and Michael Bergner brokered the deal.

NAB Show Grows And Grows And Grows

Over 100,000 people will be greeted by 224 companies exhibiting for the first time at the 2019 NAB Show in Las Vegas April 6-11. The more than 1,600 companies will include over 650 international exhibitors and some of the world's leading brands.

Entercom Steps Up The Hip-Hop

The company announced that 96.3 The Block (WFBC-HD2) will also air on 107.7 FM. The additional frequency helps get the popular Hip-Hop and R&B format into Anderson County, South Carolina. The previous format on 107.7 was Southern Gospel.

First Amendment Wins

This dates back to a story we first told you about in October of 2017. NCAA referee John Higgins filed a federal lawsuit against Kentucky Sports Radio accusing hosts Matt Jones and Drew Franklin of creating conditions that led to the harassment of his family after a game he called between Kentucky and North Carolina.

What Radio Can Learn From Online Advertising?

Borrell Associates offered a thumbnail sketch of its recently held Local Online Advertising Conference during a Wednesday afternoon webinar. It was clear that radio execs and salesforces not only need to embrace digital as a part of their mix, but digital media marketing strategies as well.

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Morris To Lead Hubbard’s Podcasting Charge

The company has named Wheeler Morris to the position of Manager of Corporate Podcasting Strategy, signaling the company’s doubling down in the booming podcasting space.

Farber Interviews Newberry

In the latest Radio On Main Street podcast, RAB CEO Erica Farber travels to Washington to talk to NAB EVP for Strategic Planning and Special Projects Steve Newberry. One of the topics they discuss is the upcoming NAB show in Las Vegas which will feature a small and medium market radio forum. LISTEN HERE

Commissioner Rosenworcel Interviews Obama Adviser

In the latest episode of her podcast Broadband Conversations, the FCC commissioner sat down with Victoria Espinel, an expert on the intersection of technology, innovation, and public policy.

 93.9 MIA Mornings Are Alright, Mack

The station is debuting a new morning show on April 1. Mack in the Morning with Letty B will star popular Miami on-air personality Mack and Los Angeles native co-host Letty B.

Steve Harvey Hosts Inaugural Benefit

Harvey joined fellow entertainers, celebrities, and business leaders in Atlanta at the inaugural Beloved Benefit. Which raised over $5 million.

Walker Signs Extension

On-air personality Kenny Walker has signed a multi-year contract extension and will remain host of morning drive on 102.7 The Beach (WMXJ-FM) in Miami. Walker is a 25-year market veteran

Univision, Napster Announce Partnership

Yes, Napster is still around after all these years. Univision's Uforia and Napster have signed a new partnership in which the new Uforia app will be powered by Napster.

Howard Reaches Into His Rock Box

That man Stern is adding a new program to The Howard 101 channel at SiriusXM. Howard Stern’s Saturday Soundtracks will feature the best music performances from the Howard Stern Show over the years.

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February 25, 2019
Cover Story: NABEF VP Michelle Duke
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Radio's Future African American Leaders

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