Station Fires Announcers For Derogatory Comments

WHOU-FM in Houlton, Maine has fired Jim Carter and Steve Shaw after they were overheard making comments about the weight of female basketball players on a high school basketball team. Carter and Shaw were apparently unaware their mics were hot.

Qualitative-Is There a Right Approach?

(By Marc Greenspan) What is the best way to position your station using qualitative data? There are two basic qualitative estimates: target persons and composition. Which one should you use?

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Every Friday, Radio Ink crowns a new sales manager of the week. Our Sales Manager of the week winners receive a one year digital subscription to Radio Ink Magazine. Make your nomination HERE. Our Sales Manager of the Week feature is sponsored by the Center for Sales Strategy.

Leaders Lead from the Front

(By Mike McVay) The title of this article, “Leaders Lead from the Front”, is attributed to several brilliant military leaders having said it. What it means is that you’re where the battle is taking place, or in the case of business, where business begins.

Hold That Thought

(By Rick Fink) Have you ever been in the middle of a conversation and you, or someone says, “Hold on" or "Hang on to that thought”? Sure, you have.

Using Radio Silver Bullets To Grow Revenue

(By Loyd Ford) We hear it all the time. Local sellers and sales managers are looking for the silver bullet for boosting sales. Local business owners are always looking for new customers. At the same time, they are not always looking for you.

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Silver Anniversary JazzRadio Berlin

The only 24/7 FM Jazz radio station in Germany just turned 25. JazzRadio Berlin, has not lost a day of broadcasting in 25 years.

Van Horne Says No

Dave Van Horne, the radio voice of the Miami Marlins for the past 21 years, has turned down the team's offer to call a limited number of games. Over the past two decades Van Horne has called more than eight-thousand games.

BSM Summit Line-Up Grows

Four more sports media notables have been added to the 2022 BSM speaker schedule. The Barrett Sports Media event is set for March in New York City.

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iHeart Partners With Mr. Hope

iHeartMedia Atlanta has teamed up with entrepreneur, philanthropist and financial literacy advocate John Hope Bryant to launch a new original podcast called BUILDING the Good Life with John Hope Bryant.

Transform Or Die

Gordon Borrell and Corey Elliott are hosting a guest this week on the Borrell Local Marketing Podcast with a dire warning. The guest suggests that traditional media companies and ad agencies have 12 months to transform or die.

Sports Talker Les Grobstein Passes

Known as "The Grobber", 670 The Score (WSCR-AM) host Les Grobstein has died. The overnight host since 2009 was 69.

Changes At Townsquare Utica

Townsquare Media Utica has announced the retirement of Bill "Tad Pole" McAdams as Brand Manager. As co-host of the morning show on WFRG-FM he will be replaced by Carl Neff.

MIW Group Adds Three New Board Members

The Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio group has announced that Haley Jones of MRC Data, Melissa Mitchell of Bonneville and Brittney Jackson from Urban One have been added to its Board of Directors.

Sirius Acquires Cloud Cover Media

Cloud Cover Music has joined SiriusXM and Pandora platforms in the Company's music for business portfolio. Cloud Cover Music provides customized soundtracks for business locations.

SXM Honors Bowie

SiriusXM is marking what would have been David Bowie's 75th Birthday with a limited-run channel. In January listeners can hear music spanning Bowie's entire catalogue, including some recently found rarities.

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