The station held its seventh annual “Let’s Kick Hunger Day” radiothon this past Thursday and raised over $261,901 for hunger relief, pushing the station's seven-year total raised to more than $1.4 million.
The Report and Order adopted Thursday calls for public files to be moved online immediately by stations in the top 50 markets with five or more employees. All other stations will have two years before they are required to move their public file online. The deadline to move online for stations outside the top 50 is March 1, 2018.
The FCC says the rule change adopted Thursday includes a number of measures to minimize the effort and cost associated with moving the public files online. The Commission says the online database makes these files easier to access, reducing consumer time and expense as well as the long-term costs for government and the private sector, which is you.
Curtis Media has been one of the most active buyers on the translator market. The latest purchase by the company involves three translators for $210,000 from non-profit Positive Alternative Radio.
The station is W251BF-FX in Punta Gorda (98.1) which Jim Schwartzel grabs for $35,000 from Reach Communications. Sun owns three other stations and is based out of Fort Myers. The broker on this translator deal was Greg Guy of Patrick Communications
Dave Peach started his radio career as a part-timer back in 1978. He became a general manager in 2004 at WREL & WWWZ in Virginia, and he’s been the GM for Forcht Broadcasting in Crawfordsville, Indiana since 2007. And in 2015, he was named one of Radio Ink’s Best Managers in Radio.
It's a multi-year partnership for TTWN to remain the traffic data provider for Univision's 67 radio stations.
It's a five-year extension between the club and the station which will take the relationship through the 2023-24 NHL Season.
Former University of Oklahoma and Dallas Cowboys football coach Barry Switzer, iHeartMedia VP of Talent Development Dennis Clark, and talent coach Steve Reynolds will present Put Me In Coach: The Best Talent Coaches Converge at Country Radio Seminar 2016.