CEO: We’ve Recovered Faster Than Expected

Townsquare CEO Bill Wilson could not have sounded more optimistic about his company's Q2 financial results and outlook for the balance of 2021. And what has become the norm for Townsquare, digital revenue is leading the way.

Hispanic HD2 Launches in Florida

Hispanic Media company Norsan Media has added an HD2 signal in Jacksonville. Azul 105.3 FM will be a Hispanic romantic format and include songs by Latin artists like Alejandro Sanz, Camila, Chayanne, David Bisbal, Franco de Vita, Laura Pausini, and Luis Miguel.

NHPR Content Creators Vote To Uniionize

The content creators at New Hampshire Public Radio have formed a union, following an agreement with SAG-AFTRA for a card check verification to count the signatures of content creators wishing to organize with SAG-AFTRA.

Dick Flips To Hispanic in North Carolina

Dick Broadcasting is flipping a rock format to Hispanic in Eastern, North Carolina. La Pantera 105.5 FM will cover Greenville, New Bern and Jacksonville in North Carolina. La Pantera translate to The Panther.

Bouvard: Radio Dominates Ad-Supported Audio

Cumulus/Westwood One Chief Insights Officer Pierre Bouvard, one of radio's biggest cheerleaders, breaks down the latest Share of Ear data from Edison Research. The data shows that Pandora and Spotify's ad-supported audiences have decreased significantly while radio's remains robust.

Lowe’s Remains Radio’s Number One

Home improvements proved staying power for Lowe’s. For a second week, Lowe’s tops the Media Monitors National Radio list.

Bloomberg Launches New Business Feature

Bloomberg Black Business Beat has launched on 20 stations across the U.S. The specialty feature is created by Bloomberg Radio and distributed by Key Networks.

CRS Returning To In-Person Event in 2022

CRS is set to return in person in Nashville February 23-25, 2022. The pandemic forced the last summit onto a stream and it was popular it will be part of the 2022 program package.


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MIW Application Deadline Extended

The application window for programming candidates interested in applying to the Elevating Women in Audio: MIW & BDSradio Mentorship has been extended through Tuesday, August 10th.

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Cumulus Launches True Crime Podcast

Cumulus Media and Imperative Entertainment have launched Fox Hunter, a new true-crime series on the Cumulus Podcast Network that follows the murder of 18-year-old Rhonda Sue Coleman in 1990, which took place in the small community of Hazlehurst, GA.

Podcast Movement Begins Today

The biggest podcast conference in the country is back live, beginning today in Nashville. Both Radio Ink and The Podcast Business Journal have you covered. Watch for live updates in our daily headlines as well as all of our social media pages.

Ramsey Network Launches Another Podcast

The new Ramsey Network podcast shines a spotlight on the deceptive methods companies, marketers and scammers use to influence money decisions. The Fine Print is hosted by Ramsey Personality George Kame.

St. Louis Host Dies Suddenly

No cause of death was posted to the Voice for the Arts in St. Louis website for the passing of Jim Doyle. Here's what Board President for the Classical radio station James Nouss had to say...

Texas Radio H0F Inductees

Twenty Texas broadcasters have been added to the Class of 2021 to be inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame. The annual induction ceremony will be held November 6 at the Texas Museum of Broadcasting and Communications in Kilgore, Texas.

Hacket To Run Sales For CMG Atlanta

Cox Media Group has appointed Kris Hackett as Director of Sales for its cluster in Atlanta. Hackett moves to Atlanta from CMG Richmond where she was General Sales Manager for seven years.

Classic Lucille Ball On SiriusXM

SiriusXM is launching a new channel dedicated comedy legend Lucille Ball. 'Lucille Ball: Let's Talk to Lucy' is named after her 1960s CBS Radio show, featuring interviews with some of the biggest stars of the Hollywood Golden Era.

NFLers Get SiriusXM Show

Tom Brady and Larry Fitzgerald will host Let’s Go! a weekly show on SiriusXM. They'll join Jim Gray to discuss what’s going on in the NFL. The one-hour show will air every Monday at 6 p.m. starting Sept. 6 on SiriusXM’s Mad Dog Sports Radio (channel 82).

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