Good Karma Suspends Host For Hot Mic Mishap

One of the first things they teach you in broadcasting school is work as if the microphone is always on. Not that saying something mean or derogatory is OK when the mic is off.

Entercom Q4 Revenue Increases 1%

With revenue of just over $414 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, Entercom added just about $3 million to its top line compared to Q4 2018. For the year, Entercom says revenue was up 2%.

Investor Group To Acquire Majority Stake In Univision

The Spanish-language media company has been entertaining offers since last summer. An investor group led by former Viacom CFO Wade Davis has agreed to acquire a 64% majority stake in Univision. Davis will become the CEO. The group includes private equity firm Searchlight Capital and ForgeLight.

Our Early Bird Registration Ends This Week

On March 25-26, Hispanic radio broadcasters, along with experts from everything from political revenue to podcasting, will gather in Miami for the 11th Radio Ink Hispanic Radio Conference.

KC LPFM Cranks It Too Loud

It was 499% above its allowed 10-watt output, according to an FCC notice of violation. The Commission also wrote up Iglesia Pentecostal Casa De Dios Para Las Naciones, owner of LPFM KCGG-LP, for not logging EAS tests. Read the notice HERE. .

Congressmen Form Broadcasters Caucus

The NAB just got a little help from its friends on Capitol Hill. Republican Minnesota Congressmen Tom Emmer (pictured here) and Democrat Brendan Boyle of Pennsylvania have formed a new Congressional Broadcasters Caucus. Both Congressmen are former broadcasters

Who Are The Best Leaders In Radio?

This is the fourth year for our Top 20 Leaders list and it's quickly becoming one of our most popular. These people are the radio industry's best. They know how to motivate their teams to success. They are winning at sales, programming, and management.

Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

Nashville's Hip-Hop and R&B station WUBT, and Gospel station WNRQ, will hold the 6th Annual Sista Strut Breast Cancer walk to promote breast cancer screenings in the African American community.


Thanks to Eric Garcia for sharing this Blast From The Past from 1983 at KANW-FM in Albuquerque, which was an Urban AC station at the time. Eric volunteered at KANW until 2010. Send your Blast From The Past photo to [email protected]


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