You Are Not in The Radio Business

(By Randy Lane) In weekly sales meetings, my financial advisor, Gerhart, reminds his staff that they are not in the financial business, they are in the relationship business. The same is true in radio: Relationships drive winning radio shows and stations.

Indeed Moves To First

Media Monitors has Indeed in first place this week. The job search company knocked Progressive out of the top spot. Here are your top five: Indeed (48,656), Progressive (47,564), Babbel (46,568), ZipRecruiter (34,355), Uber Technologies (32,479)

Lee Abrams Webinar

Benztown and P1 Media Group will host a free webinar featuring legendary programmer Lee Abrams. 'Next: Creating Amazing Radio' is set for May 13.

NAB Continues To Stack The Team

Ten more members of the House have signed on to support a resolution opposing any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge on local radio. There are now 87 House co-sponsors and 8 Senate co-sponsors of the Local Radio Freedom Act Bill in the current Congress.

Another Strong Digital Quarter For Townsquare

As radio fight its way back to 2019 revenue totals for its core over-the-air business, digital continues to be a bright spot. And, for Townsquare, which reported Q1 earnings Monday, it was a very bright spot.

ABC Audio Offerings For Memorial Day

ABC Audio will provide three different, three-hour specials to affiliates for use over Memorial Day weekend.  Included are a summer music special hosted by Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley, a rock special presented by Speakeasy and an ABC News special that pays tribute to America’s heroes.

Sista Strut Drive Thru Parade

iHeartMedia Memphis’ 95.7 Hallelujah FM, V101, K97, and WDIA has once again flipped the annual Sista Strut breast cancer charity walk to a drive thru parade. The seventh annual event is set for June 5.

Why Declining PUMM Levels Keep Me Up At Night

(By Buzz Knight) Back in 2010, when Arbitron (now Nielsen) introduced a new era in radio ratings - the Portable People Meter Service it also introduced another term that the industry needed to follow: PUMM.

Broadcasters Are A Godsend

At the NAB's State Leadership Conference Tuesday, acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel praised broadcasters for their extraordinary efforts to keep communities safe and informed during the pandemic and educating the public on COVID-19 vaccines.

NAB Sending “Strong” Message to Congress

That's what Gordon Smith said the National Association of Broadcasters is up to, as he addressed the State Leadership Conference Tuesday, the last speech he'll deliver to the group as the CEO of the NAB. Smith mentioned the NAB's top priorities...

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