What Were The Top Formats of 2015?

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According to Nielsen the News/Talk remained American’s No. 1 overall format in the 48 PPM markets. Although Urban Contemporary and Sports both had record-breaking years.

Struble Calls it Quits

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He's been around since the radio industry started touting HD radio. With the purchase of iBuiquity by DTS in September for $172 million, Bob Struble is transitioning out of the company.

New Leadership at Westwood One

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Former President and COO of Clear Channel Outdoor North America Suzanne Grimes is the new President at Westwood One. Under the Dickey regime, Steve Shaw and Charles Stinehauer were running Westwood.

New Royalty Rates Coming Down Wednesday

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It's all come down to this. Every side has had its say, and on Wednesday, three Copyright Royalty Judges will decide what companies will pay to stream music for the next five years.

Howard Stays With SiriusXM

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The new five year deal includes the development of a new app so fans can see the show via stream and download archives of the show. Howard says he's "jazzed and excited."

Pandora Launches Thumbprint Radio

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Pandora calls Thumbprint Radio a hyper-personalized station for each listener. Thumbprint Radio is based on individual thumbing history and will continue to evolve with every new thumb on Pandora.

WOWO Starts Transition to 107.5

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The Fort Wayne news-talker launched its FM simulcast back in 2012 on 92.3. 92.3 will eventually break off and become it's own station, but the details on that are still to be determined.

Radio One Launches BOOM Format in Indy

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At 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, NWA’s Straight Outa Compton hit the airwaves as Radio One Indianapolis’ first song to launch the company’s new throwback hip-hop station, BOOM 102.9 FM.

Salem Renews Mike Gallagher Show

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Salem and Gallagher agree to extend their relationship through 2018. Gallagher said, "After 15 years with Salem, I'm still amazed at how fortunate I am to have a radio home at this amazing company.

How WBZ’s Toucher & Rich Made It Big

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In our December 21 issue of Radio Ink we feature the amazing rise to success of WBZ The Sports Hub in Boston. Market Manager Mark Hannon and Program Director Mike Thomas had to blow up long-time rocker WBCN to find a signal to launch the station. That meant a trip to see Dan Mason and company to get the corporate ok.


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