iHeartRadio Family Catches Fire

iHeartRadio Family is now on Amazon Fire TV. With the new integration, Amazon Fire TV users can now listen to their favorite iHeartRadio Playlist Radio station, Live Radio station, podcast, or custom “sountrack” for any event.

Crossover Adds Nancy Grace

Crossover Media Group has added ad-sales duties for talk host Nancy Grace’s two-hour show Crime Stories with Nancy Grace, airing 12 noon ET on SiriusXM Triumph, Channel 111.

Anderson Promoted To President Role

Andy Anderson has been named President, Sales, for the Auburn Urban Radio Network’s 500-plus radio station affiliates.

Halverson Makes Seattle Move

Beginning February 21, Alek Halverson will be the new afternoon drive host and Music Director for 100.7 The Wolf (KKWF-FM) in Seattle.

SBS Says 2018 Will Come In Strong

On Tuesday, Spanish Broadcasting System reported what it calls "select preliminary estimated financial results for the 4th quarter of 2018 and the full year." Here are the early numbers.

Kidd Switches Stations In DC

Jason Kidd is the new morning drive host for Classic Hits station 94.7 (WIAD-FM) in Washington, DC. Kidd joins 94.7 The Drive from WRQX in Washington, DC, where he's hosted afternoon drive since 2016.

No Surprise: Geico #1 Again

For those who stopped counting, this is the third consecutive week that the insurance giant has topped the Media Monitors list of radio advertisers.

NAB Show Tours Revamped

The fast-approaching NAB Show has revamped its exhibit floor tour program to help attendees navigate the world’s largest convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment, and technology.

Phoenix Stations Shuffle The Deck

Former 94.5 KOOL FM morning hosts Maria Knight and Chad Mitchell will co-host the morning drive for KMLE Country 107.9. Niko Petrou, previously on KMLE Country 107.9, will host 94.5 KOOL FM’s morning drive.

CRB Scholarship Recipients Announced

The two endowments from Country Radio Broadcasters, valued at $50,000 and in honor of Country Radio Seminar’s 50th Anniversary event, were given to Dr. Richard Robinson of the University of Tennessee at Martin and Dr. Butler Cain of the University of North Alabama.

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February 4, 2019

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