Will The FCC Go To Supreme Court?

That's the next step after the Commission lost its bid to have the entire Third Circuit reconsider a three-judge panel’s decision to ditch the FCC's latest attempt to modernize its ownership rules.

Revenue Diversity: Key To Radio’s Future

(By Adam R Jacobson) The Media Bureau of the FCC, which formulates rule modifications and changes that impact radio stations across the U.S., wants to know just how AMs and FMs are being impacted by the flow of dollars to local digital media.

Who Are The Best Country PDs In Radio?

The Country Radio Seminar is right around the corner and that means it's time for Radio Ink's Best Country PD list. Nominations are now open HERE. The deadline to nominate is December 6 at 5 p.m.

New Station Brewing In Albany, GA

The new year will bring a new radio station to Albany, Georgia. Q-102, The Queen Bee, is shooting for a January 6, 2020 launch from studios being built inside of a brewery.

Orlando Beginning To Sound A Lot Like Christmas

iHeartMedia Orlando’s WMGF (Magic 107.7) is the latest station to go all-Christmas music. Listeners will be able to hear festive music 24/7 from the likes of Bing Crosby, Michael Bublé, and Andy Williams through Christmas Day.

Forecast 2020. A Smashing Success!

Radio Ink EVP/Publisher Deborah Parenti said Forecast 2020, which took place in New York City, Wednesday, was the best Forecast we’ve had so far. “Great content, a lot of thought-provoking perspective, and some wonderful exchanges between attendees and speakers. This will be a hard one to top.”


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Why Political Could Be Huge For Radio Next Year

Leah Casterlin, founding partner Media Fortitude Partners, had some very good news for radio at Forecast 2020, Wednesday. She told attendees that the challenges both television and digital are up against could result in a big political advertising win for radio in 2020.

Making Ads Effective For Your Clients

At Radio Ink’s Forecast 2020, Advertising Benchmark Index President and founder Gary Getto presented results from a study his firm conducted. According to Getto, ads work best when the creative is strong. And here's how you can make the ads you create stronger...

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