Marketron Hit With Cyberattack

In an e-mail to customers CEO Jim Howard said the cyberattack came from the Russian criminal organization BlackMatter.  All Marketron customers may experience an interruption in service. Howard says the company has not yet discovered how its network was exploited.

The Producer’s Checklist

(By Randy Lane) Radio show producers have gone full circle. They were a luxury position in the ‘80s, a must-have in the early 2000s and back to a luxury position today.

Beasley Raises $354K For Kids

Beasley Media’s AC Station WJBR-FM in Wilmington, DE raised $354,456 with their two day “Help Our Kids Radiothon” for the Nemours Alfred I. duPont Children’s Hospital.

Techsurvey 2021 is Coming

Jacobs Media will present its 2021 Public Radio Techsurvey results during a webinar Thursday, September 30 at 2pm Eastern. This year’s study, “Public Radio in the COVID Era,” includes nearly 23,000 Public Radio listeners from 56 stations

musicFIRST Press Conference Today

Today at 11AM, musicFIRST Chairman Joe Crowley is hosting a virtual press briefing. The organization says it's to discuss growing support for "music fairness." He plans to show off the results from a musicFIRST national poll and discuss their path to battle the radio industry to get radio to pay for music airplay.

Ideas = Dollar$

(By Rick Fink) How do you get advertisers to invest more money with you or renew with a rate increase? How do you get that hard-to-sell prospect to consider adding your station?

Join Us in One Month For The 2021 Radio Wayne Awards

Radio Ink will present the Radio Wayne Awards on Tuesday, October 19, in a live virtual event on Facebook and YouTube at 11 am Eastern Time. Set yourself a reminder to tune into the event on our Facebook page HERE.

Nominate Your Sales Manager Today

Every Friday, Radio Ink crowns a new sales manager of the week. Our Sales Manager of the week winners receive a one year digital subscription to Radio Ink Magazine. Make your nomination HERE.

We Help Stations Hire The Best People

We get awesome feedback every time a manager posts a classified ad here at That's because they always find the best and the brightest employees in our industry. If you're looking for your next great employee CLICK HERE. If you need another great employee, let the world know now by clicking HERE.

Fiddling While Rome Burns

(By Mike McVay) Last week news broke that, according to a study by the research firm MoffetNathanson, radio revenues will rebound in 2021 by 12%. That is truly a positive sign, and significantly better than seeing the 25% loss in radio revenues from 2019-2020, driven by the pandemic.

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