2nd Radio Cares Radiothon is Today

The IBA, in partnership with Benztown, McVay Media and Vipology, is hosting the one-day Radio Cares event for Feeding America. Last year 3,400 stations helped raise enough money for 5 million meals. All the money raised goes directly to “Feeding America.” 

Gorka Loses YouTube Channel

The Washington Examiner is reporting that after repeated violations of YouTube's "presidential election integrity policy," YouTube removed the channel for a radio show hosted by Sebastian Gorka.

Some Things Are Better Left Unsaid

(By Rick Fink) When you were growing up, you may have heard the expression, “Some things are just better left unsaid”. It was another way of saying hold your tongue because if you say it out loud, it could land you in trouble, or it may cause unpleasantness.

Vinylthon Returns On Over 100 Stations

This Saturday, radio stations will celebrate the format of vinyl records by going vinyl-only during Vinylthon 2021. The event is organized by the non-profit College Radio Foundation and open to all radio stations.

The Boss In The Radio Spotlight

As part of her Women To Watch in Media profiles, host Susan Rocco will be interviewing Radio Ink Publisher Deborah Parenti. The show airs every Sunday night on WPHT-AM in Philadelphia and Saturday mornings at 6AM on WABC-AM in New York. The show is also loaded up as a podcast HERE.

NAB Crystal Award Winners

The National Association of Broadcasters has announced the 10 winners of the 34th annual NAB Crystal Radio Awards. The winners were chosen by a panel of judges representing the broadcast industry, community service organizations and public relations firms.

Who Are The Best PD’s in America?

Whether you call them Program Directors or Brand Managers, they are the reason your radio station sounds spectacular. They work with your on-air team to produce great ratings that help your sellers bring in the highest rates possible. Radio Ink is now taking nominations for the Best Program Directors in America list. Submit HERE.

(SPONSORED) Turn Your Unsold Inventory Into Cash

If you are a community-focused radio station in a small to mid-sized market, Transition Squad's Community Gift Card Auctions are a fully managed revenue share program to turn unused inventory into cash and get local advertisers back on air.  See how HERE.

Caroline Beasley Joins Us On Clubhouse Friday

This Friday at 10AM in the Radio Ink Clubhouse...Beasley Media CEO Caroline Beasley joins us. Last Friday, Audacy CMO Paul Suchman was our guest. Listen to all of our previous Clubhouse interviews here. on APPLE or SPOTIFY.

Why Are Brands So Misinformed About Radio?

That's what Cumulus Chief Insights Officer Pierre Bouvard addresses in his latest blog post. Bouvard reels off 8 perceptions about radio and answers each one of them with the truth about radio. It's a list worth using on the street when selling radio and facing similar objections. Read it HERE.

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