What Chairman Pai Said About His Departure

Not surprising with a Democrat about to take over the White House in January, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced that he intends to leave the Commission on January 20, 2021, inauguration day for President-elect Joe Biden.

Clark Howard Ending Radio Show

Rodney Ho at The Atlanta Journal Constitution (Howard also writes for the paper) broke the story yesterday that Howard will stop doing his radio show at the end of the year. Howard will continue to do his podcast and run his two websites. He's been on the air for over 33 years.

Get Ready For Vaccine Education Messaging

The NAB and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute have kicked off a nationwide research project to identify effective COVID-19 vaccine education messaging. The research findings will be used to develop tools and resources for local broadcasters.

The Industry Reacts To Pai Announcement

The FCC will look very different in 2021 following the announcement that Chairman Ajit Pai would be stepping down from the Commission once President-elect Joe Biden is sworn in. Commissioner Michael O'Rielly is leaving as well. Both were very friendly to radio.

Check Out Our 2020 Holiday Tote Board

In 2019 radio stations across the country raised over $31 million for their local communities. We logged every one of those stories. So far in 2020 you've raised close to $4 million for your local communites. Here are those stories.

CMG’s Bill Hendrich Retiring

Cox Media Group has announced that EVP of Radio Bill Hendrich will retire at the end of the year. Hendrich will  remain in an advisory capacity in 2021. 

Sun Adds News Product

Sun Broadcast Group has added "i-News" to roster of services for radio stations. i-News provides "unbiased, news updates at the top and bottom of each hour." The news network features national journalists including: John Hunt, Jessie Paniagua, Chris Barnes and Wendy King.

Record Breaking Turkey Drop

Beasley Media Group’s WMGK-FM Morning Personality John DeBella has announced a recording breaking grand total for this year’s John DeBella Turkey Drop…. 12,509 turkeys! The annual event is the largest one-day food gathering event in Philadelphia.

Radio As An Investment At Forecast LIVE!

It's been a year of unprecedented challenges for the radio industry at large. For investors who wonder if a 100-year-old medium can still be a good bet for the future and if so, how.

Remembering The Troops

New Country 96.3 (KSCS-FM) morning show, Hawkeye in the Morning, will be sending thousands of holiday cards to troops overseas. The second annual 10,000 For The Troops partnered with the non-profit Support Our Soldiers in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex area.

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Music Vets Launch Behind-The-Scenes Podcast

Dane Clark, Hugh Syme & Andy Wilson have spent their careers working with the biggest names in entertainment and have been, and still are, a fly on the wall. In their Music Buzz Podcast they have candid discussions about the music business. In the first episode the three successful musicians interview each other.

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Former NFL Players Get New Podcast

Fox Sports Radio is launching a new podcast and weekend show. Up On Game, will be hosted by LaVar Arrington, TJ Houshmandzadeh and Plaxico Burress.

Jay Bailey Launches New Marketing Firm

Jay Bailey’s Reatro Ventures has launched a marketing firm called Greau Creative (pronounced GROW). Greau’s services include creative design, campaign strategy, media buying and...

Bud & Broadway Coming To Tulsa

The Bud and Broadway Show is set to debut on 98.5 KVOO in Tulsa on December 7. SuiteRadio syndicates the show that is now heard in eight states.

New CMO Hire For Nielsen

Jamie Moldafsky has joined Nielsen as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer. She comes over from Wells Fargo where she held a similar position.

SiriusXM Drops VSiN For SportsGrid

SportsGrid Radio and SiriusXM announced today that they are teaming up to launch the SportsGrid Radio Channel on SiriusXM on January 7. The SportsGrid Radio channel will be available to SiriusXM subscribers on channel 204. SportsGrid Radio will be replacing the VSiN channel, which will air on SiriusXM until 12/31.

TuneIn Brings In a New CEO

Streaming company ​TuneIn has hired Richard Stern as its new CEO. Stern replaces Juliette Morris who was promoted to CEO, from CMO, in July of 2019. Before joining TuneIn Stern led Audible’s global product and design organizations.

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