Roger Vestal tells Radio Ink he got into radio as a child. The 25-year vet is now working for Forever Communications where he oversees 4 stations. Here's his story and why he was chosen as Radio Ink's Sales Manager of The Week. Our Sales Manager of The Week Feature is sponsored by The Center For Sales Strategy.
That's what Rep. Ted Deutch told the House Judiciary Committee Friday. Deutch wants the American Music Fairness Act passed which would require radio stations to pay artists to air their music.
Every day we hear of another ransomware attack or data breach, and it seems that the cyber adversaries are taking over companies, catching them off-guard and ill-prepared. How can you prepare? By registering for Forecast 2022, November 16th at The Harvard Club in New York Ciity.
Joseph Baca and his wife Loretta, owners of KFUN-AM and KLFV-FM in Las Vegas, New Mexico are ready to move on. They've either worked or owned the stations for the past 42 years. Both are 75 years old now. The Las Vegas Optic reports how Baca was able to purchase the station when he hit the lottery for $1 million.
(By Charlie Sislen) Making radio simple to advertisers that aren’t familiar with the medium is more important than ever before. Being able to convey the benefits of a radio campaign is essential to successfully closing a new client.
(Mike McVay) One of my longtime friends in Programming once told me that he always wanted to be a Market Manager. Given that I was one of those that came up through programming, and went on to be a Market Manager, I asked “Why?”
(By Rick Fink) It’s one of the strongest sermons I preach! Preparation is the key to success!
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In June Facebook entered the podcast space by allowing podcasters to use the platform to share their show. On The New Media Show Wednesday Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee interviewed Chelsea White and Irena Lam from Facebook to discuss what they are hoping to achieve by getting into the podcast space. Here's what Rob and Todd took away from that interview...
FreeWheel has signed a deal with Cumulus and Triton Digital to bring Cumulus Podcast Network’s podcast inventory into the Strata media platform. The partnership gives 1,100 agencies using Strata’s platform the ability to automate the podcast buying process within their existing platform workflow.
The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has named Dr. Stephen Wilkins as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. For the past several years, Dr. Wilkins served as Chief Human Resources Officer and later as Chief of Staff at Alexandria City Public Schools in Alexandria, Virginia.
Jen Richer has been named Assistant Program Director, iHeartMedia Washington D.C., effective November 1. Richer is no stranger to iHeartMedia, working in various capacities at other company stations.
Marty Booher, the president of the Michigan Sports Network, is launching a new sports network in Florida. He's announced the morning show of Mark Miller and David Moulton as the first show on the new network.
Mattel, Warner Music Group and iHeartMedia are bringing the iconic American doll, Barbie, to the digital bitstream. Barbie Radio, the first branded radio channel from Mattel, is a 24-hour digital only iHeartRadio station.
Pandora research has found the search term 'happy' has gone up 111%. In response, Pandora has added eight new stations to its' 'Happy Place'.