Radio Industry Responds to Thompson Death

When the Broadcasters Foundation of America announced on Monday that its longtime President Jim Thompson had died, the reaction from radio industry executives came pouring in. Here's a sample of what people said about Jim...

How Many Will Lose Their Job at Audacy?

With several on-air hosts posting to social media that they have aired their final show on the Audacy station in which they worked, another round of layoffs at one of radio's largest companies is underway.

KFI Reporter Wins Big Award

KFI-AM Los Angeles News Reporter Corbin Carson has won the NABJ “Salute to Excellence Award” for Best Documentary from the National Association of Black Journalists for his work on This Sand is My Sand: The Stolen Legacy of Bruce’s Beach.

LeGeyt to Keynote CRS

NAB CEO Curtis LeGeyt will have a fireside chat with CRB Board President Kurt Johnson at CRS 2023. The chat will take place Tuesday, March 14, 2023 at The Omni Hotel in Nashville.

IBA Cash Contest Extension

The Independent Broadcasters Association is extending the registration period for member stations to participate in the IBA Fall 2022 National Cash Contest. IBA members now have until this Friday to get in on the money.

Westwood One Extends Benztown Contract

Cumulus Media’s Westwood One has extended its partnership with Benztown. Westwood One has been using Benztown's production and imaging libraries since 2011.

WTOP Top 10 Winners

WTOP has named the Grand Prize winners in the “WTOP Top 10 Contest”. The contest supports local restaurants in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia with each category winner getting a check for $1,000.

New iHeart Nebraska-Iowa Area President

Taylor Walet has been promoted to Area President for Nebraska-Iowa. Walet joined iHeartMedia in 2007 as the Market President for iHeart Omaha.

Congressman Wants High Fees Explained

Minnesota Congressman Tom Emmer has written a letter to FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel regarding the big fee increase on broadcasters for Fiscal Year 2022. The letter has support from over 90 other lawmakers.

How To Make Money Podcasting…The Weekly Series

We are turning our popular virtual podcating conference, How to Make Real Money Podcasting, into a weekly series. Our first guest, on September 1st, is Supercast CEO Jason Sew Hoy. Our week two (9/8/2022) guest will be Advertisecast CEO Dave Hanely. Details on how to register coming later this week.

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Podcast Focused On Serial Killer

“Le Monstre” recounts the story of Marc Dutroux, a Belgian serial killer and kidnapper. The Tenderfoot TV and iHeartMedia program brings a first-person POV to the terror in the 1980s and 90s.

Clear Channel Outdoor CEO Takes Challenge

The Borrell Local Marketing Trends Podcast continues to line up CEO's for the "10 Year Challenge" series. Gordon Borrell and Corey Elliott sit down this week with Scott Wells, Clear Channel CEO.

Adlarge Picks Up Don’t Keep Your Day Job

Don’t Keep Your Day Job is now part of the AdLarge Podcasting Network. Hosted and created by best-selling author Cathy Heller, the Don’t Keep Your Day Job is a show aimed at helping women find purpose in their life and get paid for doing what they love to do.


Kelsey J has been named Program Director for KEWB-FM Redding, California. She previously served as Assistant PD for the Results Radio station.

WESA Morning Host Retiring

90.5 WESA, Pittsburgh’s NPR news station host Maria Scapellato will retire this fall. Scapellato has hosted Morning Edition for the past five years.

Salem Promotes Latzer

Salem Media Group has promoted Jon Latzer to Vice President and General Manager of Salem Surround. Latzer has spent the last three years at Salem as a Digital Sales Director.

New NFL App Includes Radio Broadcasts

The NFL unveiled its new streaming service Monday which includes live local and primetime games on mobile and tablet devices and live game audio from every game. Fans who want to listen to the game on radio can do so with either the home or away calls.

New Music Chart Website

Pandora has unveiled a new music charts website. The new Pandora charts site features its three main music charts: Top Thumb Hundred, Top Spins, and Trendsetters, updated weekly.

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