Our special Country Radio Seminar issue of Radio Ink Magazine is about to be plastered all over the Omni Hotel in Nashville as radio executives, country PD's and on-air hosts converge on the city for the popular event held every year in February. This year, after 16 years at the Renaissance hotel, CRS will be held at the Omni Hotel and will feature a completely revamped agenda. You'll read all about those changes in your February 8th issue, along with Country radio's top 30 Program Directors. Also, in this issue is a special feature on syndicated hosts Big D and Bubba who have been together now since starting out at WTGE-FM in Baton Rouge back in 1996.
Part of being a public company means the public not only gets to hear how much revenue your company brings in four times every year, they also get to see how much money the top executives make.
The National Association of Broadcasters says it's morphing NAB Labs into a new organization called PILOT. John Clark has been brought on as director of the program. The NAB says PILOT is designed to create a coalition of broadcasting and technology stakeholders, such as new media broadcasters, measurement and attribution companies, advertising partners and technology enablers.
Twenty Seton Hall University students participated in a class with ESPN’s Bob Picozzi. The Picozzi visit gave the students at WSOU-FM an inside look at sports broadcasting and sports journalism.
The KISW-FM Seattle afternoon drive show certainly comes up with creative ways to raise money for the community. The show is now teaming up with Uli’s Famous Sausage to create the new Men's Room Original Sausage.
This one is a Construction Permit for FM Translator W247CE on Channel 247 (97.3 MHz), in Southern Pines, North Carolina. Curtis is paying $40K for this translator.
There will be three Boot Camps for Programmers at CRS 2016, Feb. 8-10 in Nashville. The three sessions will focus on imaging, prepping, and mastering the music and is sponsored by Benztown. Here are more details...
Greater Media's WCSX, the City of Royal Oak Michigan, and the Royal Oak School Board are teaming up to honor the classic rock legend in the city he grew up in.