On May 6th the Westwood One Podcast Network will become the Cumulus Podcast Network. Cumulus made the name change announcement Wednesday. Suzanne Grimes, EVP Corporate Marketing and President of Westwood One, will retain responsibility for the network.
Chris Baker, afternoon host on KFAB in Omaha, is being criticized for a Tweet he posted shortly after the Derek Chauvin verdict in the George Floyd case. The Tweet was headlined: “Guilty!” beneath it was an image of four dancing Black native men in loincloths.
Over 15 years ago, when nobody was paying attention to podcasts, Apple was quietly amassing a library of free podcasts that would grow to over 2 million shows. In the beginning Apple was the only easy way consumers could listen to their favorite podcasts.
A new movie out this Friday was filmed in Murfreesboro, TN. The movie focuses on AM Radio and many of the scenes were captured in the WGNS Radio studios.
This all has to do with the sale of Spanish-language radio station WSUA-AM in Miami. Congressional Democrats are attempting to pressure the FCC to reject the sale. Carr says it's all about politics.
iHeartMedia selected Big Brothers Big Sisters of America for the Communities Spotlight Media Grant Program. That means BBBSA message of mentoring will be heard on all 850 iHeart radio stations through the end of the year.
Loud Media is launching the first station dedicated 100% to Lake George, NY. The format for the station at 93.5 is Hit Music with local news, weather and information relevant to the small vacation village in upstate New York. The station is also streaming at LakeGeorgeRadio.com
That's the focus of Pierre Bouvard's latest column as the auto industry booms with limited supply and strong pricing. Bouvard makes the case that, to reach consumers in the market to buy new vehicles, the auto industry should be spending more ad dollars with radio - and not just at the end of the week. Read his detailed column on why HERE.
With hundreds of radio stations across the country participating, the 2nd annual Radio Cares Radiothon, raised $40,000 which will provide 400,000 meals to hungry families in America.