Radio’s Female Audience is Back

Nielsen has released its Spring 2021 “Nationwide” report which is a roll up of all AM/FM radio listening from U.S. markets and counties produced twice a year. As Cumulus' Pierre Bouvard points out, the Nielsen data indicates female listeners have returned to pre-COVID levels.

Who Is Radio’s Next Joe Rogan?

(By Ken Benson) Joe Rogan is the most popular and highest paid podcaster in the world. His program is heard exclusively on Spotify and Joe Rogan’s notoriety has significantly boosted interest in podcasting worldwide.

iHeart Tweaks Denver Programming

iHeartMedia Denver is adjusting programming at KOA 850 AM & 94.1 FM and 630 KHOW. The changes at the news, talk, sports talk stations take effect later this month.

KRIB Joins Iowa R&R HoF

The radio station to be forever linked to "The day the music died", has been inducted into the Iowa Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Mason City Iowa station KRIB was a sponsor of 'The Winter Dance Party' at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, Iowa on February 2nd, 1959.

Inspiration Station Covering New Orleans

Heaven 106.7 FM/KKND New Orleans’ Inspiration Station has been launched by Cumulus Media. The flip from Hot AC creates a 100,000 watt Gospel station in the 50th largest radio market in the USA.

The Fan Denver Adds New Show

Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan (KKFN-FM) has added'Chad and Nate' to a new line-up. Chad Brown and Nate Jackson both played in the NFL before retiring to careers in media.

The Late Bob McCurdy’s Book is Out

Radio industry favorite Bob McCurdy, who passed away a little over a year ago, had just completed writing a book about the quest for excellence. Townsquare COO writes a nice review about the book HERE on Amazon and McCurdy's close friend Buzz Knight writes one for us here...

Marketron Launches New Platform For Sellers

It's called REV and it was built for salespeople. According to a company press release REV unifies the entire sales process on a single platform.

Audacy To Carry Wizards Games

On Tuesday the NBA's Washington Wizards announced a new partnership with Audacy's WTEM-AM to broadcast all 82 games of the 2021-22 season. The games were being carried on Hubbard's WFED-AM.

Foundation Nets $200K From Tourney

The Broadcasters Foundation of America raised over $200,000 to help broadcasters in need during Monday's 2021 Celebrity Golf Tournament at the Sleepy Hollow Country Club in Briarcliff Manor, NY.

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