Brendan Carr

Ethics Inquiry Urged for FCC’s Carr Over Project 2025 Participation

It was briefly mentioned at a recent budget hearing; now House Democrats are calling for an ethics investigation into FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr for potential misuse of his official position by contributing to the highly controversial "Project 2025" policy document.
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Here’s What Project 2025 Says About Radio

With partisan outcry and support of the Heritage Project's 2025 Presidential Transition Project, or Project 2025, making headlines, Radio Ink looked into the "Mandate for Leadership" to see what changes the conservative policy document could hold for radio.
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Free Webinar: Matt Sunshine Transforms Your Sales Strategy

Are you ready to elevate your sales team to new heights? Join us for an exclusive, free webinar presented by the 2024 Radio Masters Sales Summit that promises to transform your management approach and boost your sales performance!

Navigating Three Audio Consumer Preference Changes In 2024

After revealing that human voices outrank AI-generated voices in trustworthiness, Audacy is giving more audio audience insights found during its 2024 Innovation Tracker. The report highlights the role of sustainability, the integration of AI, and the power of nostalgia.
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Blast From The Past: R Dub!; KXCI, 1994

Happy Friday! This week’s Blast From The Past features Randy "R Dub!" Williams at KXCI in Tucson in 1994. Send your Blast From The Past to our Online Editor Cameron Coats for your chance to be featured.

Katz: Radio Advertising Gives Casinos A ‘Winning Hand’

With the rise of casinos into mega-resorts offering dining, spas, and concerts outside the realm of gaming, Katz Radio Group's latest case study reveals casinos that leverage radio advertising significantly enhance guest interest and visitation intent.
Rumba Tampa Bay

Rumba Bumps The Beat In Tampa Bay Radio Signal Swap

iHeartMedia Tampa Bay has moved Rumba down the dial to a stronger signal. Formerly at 106.5 WRUB, the Contemporary Latin Hits station is now at home on 95.7 WBTP's 100,000-watt signal. WBTP previously carried Hip-Hop and R&B as The Beat.
Throwbacks 101.1

iHeart Asheville Alternates From Alt To Throwbacks 101.1

iHeartMedia Asheville has launched flipped Alt 101.1 to Throwbacks 101.1, playing Classic Hip-Hop and R&B. The lineup is yet to include local talent, but will carry syndicated shows like Big Boy in the Morning and The Block Party with B Paiz.
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Android Auto May Be Adding AM/FM, HD Radio Controls To Its App

As radio fights for its foothold in the automobile dashboard, it could be getting a helping hand from a source some would consider unlikely: Android Auto. Google is reportedly developing a feature to integrate car radio control in its vehicle entertainment interface.
Shilynne Cole

Women To Watch: Shilynne Cole; WQMG, Greensboro

(By Charese Frugé) Shilynne Cole is the Brand Manager and Afternoon Drive Host for Audacy Greensboro, NC's Urban AC 97.1 WQMG, which has consistently been one of the top-rated Urban AC radio stations in the country.

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Woody and Jim

Nashville Radio Staples Woody & Jim Return On A New Signal

Less than three months after being let go from their Nashville radio home of 25 years, morning duo Woody & Jim are returning to the air in the Music City. Cromwell Media has hired Woody Wood and Jim Chandler to launch the new 93.3 Totally Hits Nashville.
Kim Williams

Kim Williams Promoted to iHeart Alaska and Hawaii Area President

iHeartMedia has appointed Kim Williams as the broadcaster's new Alaska and Hawaii Area President. She will oversee 17 stations across Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Honolulu. The transition - effective October 1 - follows the retirement of Andy Lohman.
Lou Dobbs

Veteran Broadcaster Lou Dobbs Passes Away at 78

Radio and television news personality Lou Dobbs has passed away at the age of 78. The news was broken by former President Donald Trump on social media. Dobbs' final radio position was as the host of Lou Dobbs Sunday on Red Apple Media's 77 WABC.

SoundStack and Barometer Launch Curated Audio Ad Packs

Audio-as-a-service provider SoundStack has announced a new partnership with brand suitability and contextual targeting platform Barometer to offer curated "supply packs" for audio advertisers.

NPR, SiriusXM Trail Behind iHeart in Latest US Podcast Rankings

iHeartMedia is continuing to dominate the podcast sector according to the June 2024 US Podcast Ranker from Triton Digital. A month after its debut on the list, the iHeart Audience Network maintained its leading position on the Top Sales Networks Report.
The Open

SiriusXM to Air Coverage of The 152nd Open from Royal Troon

SiriusXM is set to broadcast the 152nd Open live from Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland from July 18-21. The event will be available on SiriusXM’s The Open Radio channel, with live coverage starting at 2a ET on Thursday and Friday and 4a ET over the weekend.

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