Show vs. Station Social Media

(By Stephanie Winans) Social media often causes tension between station management and talent. While management understandably wants to build both station and show brands, talent has a tendency to focus on elevating their own show brand.
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What Other Media Finds Unacceptable Is “Normal” For Radio

(By Ronald Robinson) In a world where fewer held-positions on so many matters make less sense at all to us regular folks, radio has been able to stay as it has been, sticking itself with programming and spot-making strategies that have been demonstrated to be significantly less than effective.

What Happened At Saga Jonesboro Last Friday

(By Trey Stafford) Last Friday, for the 21st consecutive year, we turned our radio facility at 314 Union Street in Jonesboro, Arkansas into a Make A Wish shrine. And the whole day was a paradigm of teamwork and satisfaction.

Social Media Is Changing — And Radio Benefits

(By Loyd Ford) Change is always an important part of life in the 21st century and especially as it relates to how we deal with consumer behavior, options, the optics and reality of dealing with what impacts our listeners today. 

4G In A 5G world

(By Bob McCurdy) In business, those that don’t continue to “grow” are often asked to “go.” The competition for revenue has never been this intense. Never. Has the manner and mindset in which we approach our jobs evolved? Are our sales and marketing skills progressing? Fast enough?

Cox Sells Stations To Apollo

With the big news that a majority interest in Cox Media Group’s TV stations is being acquired by Apollo Global Management also comes news of a parallel radio deal.

Radiothon Scores Big For Kids

Alice 105.9’s (KALC-FM) 18th annual “Alice Cares for Kids Radiothon” in Denver raised over $1,350,000 to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at Children’s Hospital Colorado.

Why You Should Listen To Larry

At the end of the parents/teens presentation, Thursday afternoon, Edison Research President Larry Rosin detailed exactly what he thinks could be done to start turning teens back to radio.

Is Cumulus Done?

This week's blockbuster deal Cumulus pulled off is playing well with brokers Radio Ink spoke with in a January special series on their cleaner balance sheet. When we conducted our interviews in January, none of these brokers expected a deal like this to happen. Let's see what they have to say now.

FCC Dumps Filing Requirement

The FCC voted Thursday to eliminate the Broadcast Mid-Term Report (Form 397) filing requirement, concluding that this paperwork has become redundant and unnecessary.

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