Radio Helped This Small Business Get Bigger

Our Thanks to KLOG/KUKN Kelso, Washington General Manager John Paul for introducing us to Gary Down (pictured here with his Dad), owner of 2FastMX, a motorcycle and ATV repair and maintenance business. Down's business started out slow and small, and then he started using radio. (Our weekly Advertiser Success Stories are sponsored by Sun & Fun Media)

Wainwright Returns to WSYR in Syracuse

The veteran radio personality is back on the air Monday 3/19 after ten-month absence to deal with throat cancer. Wainwright said the cancer was discovered last April almost by accident, and it's been an ongoing medical odyssey ever since.

Former WOR Chief Engineer Killed

Eric Small, the founder of Modulation Sciences, was struck and killed at a Publix in Delray Beach this past weekend. The elderly driver of the vehicle apparently had a heart attack and lost control of her car, striking Small and another person who also died.

How To Hire Selling Superstars

That was the name of a panel last week at Radio Ink's Hispanic Radio Conference in Miami. The RAB's Jeff Schmidt was one of the presenters. Schmidt provided some excellent information about where you should search for top salespeople, and how you should interview them.

Don’t Be A Lazy Measurer

(By Bob McCurdy) When one primarily activates media channels that can be easily measured, which tend to be digital, and largely disregard those which can't be easily measured, revenue will likely be left on the table.

Host and Co-host Action Points

(By Randy Lane) Your role as a host or co-host does not stop when the mic's turned off. The primary off-air role for hosts and co-hosts is planning the show content. Here's what that typically includes...

Pamal Broadcasting Launches ALT104.9

Albany Broadcasting (which is owned by Pamal) has launched ALT 104.9, “Albany’s NEW Alternative.” ALT104.9 will have a playlist featuring the latest alternative hits and longtime favorites. The station is celebrating its launch by playing 10,000 back-to-back songs commercial-free.

“Leading Through Disruption” Panel Set For NAB Show

The NAB Show will feature a panel of leading women in media to discuss the impact of disruptive forces on audience, revenue and the workforce. The panel will take place on Monday, April 9 on the Main Stage of the 2018 NAB Show in Las Vegas.

Frequency Flip For Two Pennsylvania Stations

Cumulus Media has flipped the frequencies of two of its stations in Harrisburg, PA. CHR station WWKL-FM (formerly known as HOT 93.5 FM) moved from 93.5 on the dial to 106.7, the most powerful signal in the market, as the new HOT 106.7.

Here Are iHeart’s Financials. Well, Some of Them…

In all likelihood iHeart will not be reporting earnings for Q4 and 2017 (that has not been confirmed by iHeart). However, as part of its Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing the company has disclosed preliminary results. Here are the numbers...

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