SiriusXM is partnering with NYU Langone Health on a new radio stream focused on mental health programming. Mental Health Radio (Channel 779) is available as a 24-hour channel on SiriusXM's streaming radio service and pairs with Doctor Radio (Channel 110).
The House Judiciary Committee voted in favor of moving the American Music Fairness Act out of Committee and onto the House floor for a full vote. The bill, if enacted into law, would require radio stations to pay artists to play their music. The Bill is not expected to be approved by the current Congress.
Connoisseur CEO Jeff Warshaw wants to grow his radio company. First he made an offer to buy Cumulus but was rebuffed on two occasions. This week we learned he made a run at Saga where he was also shot down.
iHeartMedia's Chicago hip-hop station WGCI (107.5 FM) donated more than $13,000 in proceeds from a recent concert to two elementary schools. The money was collected as part of WGCI's Big Jam 2022 concert series.
Audacy's pop station in Rochester WPXY (97.9 FM, 98 PXY) will launch a new morning show in January with some familiar talent. The show, PXY Mornings with Moose and Breezy, will pair Phil "Moose" Musumechi and Brianna "Breezy" Sloth.
The Radio Advertising Bureau's next Radio Works presentation will take place Wednesday, December 14. The presentation will feature Brian Comiskey with the Consumer Technology Association and a case study offered by Cumulus Media's Brian Schultz.
iHeartMedia's Los Angeles news-talk station KFI (640 AM) raised more than $1.17 million and collected over 27,100 pounds of pasta and sauce during the station's 12th Annual PastaThon. The pasta, sauce and monetary donations will benefit Caterina's Club.
Bell Media's London-based country music station CJBX (92.7 FM, Pure Country 93) has revealed a new morning show that will be hosted by Leeanne Whitehouse and T.J. O'Halloran. Pure Mornings with Leeanne and T.J. will start on December 12.
Saga announced Wednesday that Warren Lada has been elected Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. Lada has been a board member since 2018. He served as COO from March 2016 to June 2018 and, more recently, as Interim President and CEO following the death of CEO Ed Christian.