Country Radio’s Female Problem

Kacey Musgraves and Kelsea Ballerini used their social media platforms to take aim at MacDonald Broadcasting's 98 KCQ in Saginaw. The Twitter fight began when a Variety editor heard two female artists played back to back on a station in L.A.

Radio in KC To Push Out Russian Propaganda

Kansas City area listeners will soon be able to tune in to Russian programming six hours per day. The programming is a result of a lease deal between RM Broadcasting, Alpine Broadcasting in Kansas City and Radio Sputnik.

Traug Keller Named COO at America Media.

America Media calls itself the leading provider of editorial content for thinking Catholics. Its flagship magazine America has been published since 1909. Keller starts in March the same month he exits ESPN.


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Medallas de Cortez Finalists Announced

Radio Ink is proud to announce the 2020 Medallas de Cortez finalists. While only eight will carry home the prestigious plaque, all of the nominated professionals have proven themselves to be the best of the best in Hispanic radio.

Why You Were Laid Off & What To Do

(By Jeff McHugh) Radio layoffs are in the news — again. If you were “restructured,” my heart feels for you. Ed Ryan at Radio Ink asked me to share some hopefully helpful insights from my experience as a talent consultant.

If You’ve Lost Your Job, We’d Like To Help

Radio Ink is here to help. We know you love this industry. We know there are things taking place that have left many on the outside looking in. We also know you still have that passion to succeed in an industry you love. Here's what we'd like to do for you right now...

You’re Fired! Wait, No You’re Not.

Something happened Thursday that you don't really see a lot. Six people who were fired from a radio station were rehired 48 hours later. Could this be the start of a trend?

Griffin Stations Move To Tulsa Arts District

The five Griffin Communications-owned radio stations, which were purchased from The E.W. Scripps Company in 2018, have officially moved to the Griffin Communications Media Center, in Downtown Tulsa.

WSB Radio Goes HD

Atlanta’s WSB Radio (WSB-AM/WSBB-FM) is now in HD on 95.5 FM. The upgrade follows the station’s August 2019 transmitter and antenna move from Flowery Branch to East Atlanta.

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Inside Look At Showbiz Couple

WarnerMedia Podcast Network has inked a podcast deal with actress Lala Kent (Vanderpump Rules) and her film producer fiancé Randall Emmett (The Irishman) for the production, sales, and promotion of 50 episodes of a new podcast called Give Them Lala…with Randall

“The Heart” Returns

The Radiotopia podcast network has brought back The Heart via Radiotopia and the newly minted audio community Mermaid Palace.

Here Comes “The Topical”

Satirical news outlet The Onion has released the trailer for its new daily podcast focused on current events called The Topical.

Oliver Recognized With Award

Lenz Entertainment Group has presented Chuck Oliver of the Hidden Wealth Solution Team with a special Rockstar Award to celebrate and commemorate broadcasting over 500 episodes of Hidden Wealth Radio.

KSHE Doing Some Shuffling In St. Louis

St. Louis Rock station KSHE has announced some lineup changes. And these folks know a thing or two about station loyalty.

Another Affiliate For DeDe

Urban station WYNN 106.3 in Florence, SC, is the latest to add DeDe in the Morning to its morning lineup. The morning show stars DeDe McGuire and will air on WYNN Monday through Saturday.

New SiriusXM Tour On Display At CES

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.

iHeartMedia Makes Automotive Splash at CES

At the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas iHeartMedia announced 7 new automotive integrations for iHeartRadio. And here they are...

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