The new product is called RetargetingPlus.com and Gen Media Partners says it can hyper-target ads to specific listeners by geographic area, demographics, income, interests, and more. You may have had something like this happen to you when you're surfing the Web...
Univision Communications has launched a suite of new features on the Uforia music app. New functionalities include more than 25 stations by mood curated specifically for Hispanics, plus alarm clock, sleep timer and car mode features, all of which enable listeners to discover new music and stay close to their favorite radio stations and personalities at any time. The app has nearly four million downloads.
Barstool Sports has launched its third new show in the last two weeks. The Caleb Pressley Podcast features the same-name, former UNC football player and American Idol Season 2 contestant, as he covers a wide range of topics each week.
Comedian Jo Koy is jumping into the podcast game with his new show The Koy Pond on PodcastOne. Launching Monday, March 14, regular guests will include King Bach, Anjelah Johnson, and The Black Eyed Peas. A new episode will be available every Tuesday at PodcastOne.com, the PodcastOne app, and iTunes.
The Samsung Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge smartphones have just hit the market and they are fully equipped with NextRadio. These first two phones are the beginning of the FM Chip-enabled mobile phones that will be available this year.
The January 2016 Triton Digital January ranker is out and it shows the month had 4.5 million active average sessions, which is slightly up from December, (M-F 6A-8P). When compared to January 2015, average active sessions grew 14% (M-F 6A-8P) and 11.3% (M-Sun 6A-Mid).
The name of the new podcast is "Embedded," and it's hosted by "All Things Considered" co-host Kelly McEvers. In each episode, McEvers and other NPR reporters are embedded newsmakers around the world, including Texas biker gangs, police on Skid Row, the makers of a negative political ad, and the people most affected by El Salvador's gang war.
Westwood One has announced a new partnership with podcaster Jason Stapleton, host of the top-rated podcast, The Jason Stapleton Program. The show is one of the largest liberty-minded podcasts in the world.
CBS RADIO announced Wednesday a special edition of The Taz Show: Bodyslams & Beyond airing on Sunday, Apr. 3, 11:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m., EDT.
The March 23 webcast is called “Broadcast Cybersecurity: The Essentials,” and it will focus on the growing threat of cyberattacks and how stations can best implement cybersecurity precautions. The panel will be moderated by NAB’s Associate General Counsel, Legal and Regulatory Affairs, Larry Walke. Chief of the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, FCC, Admiral David Simpson will give opening remarks.