Dennis Prager Says He Has COVID

Syndicated talker Dennis Prager said on his show that he tested positive for COVID last week and his worst symptoms were the chills and his fever never went over 99. Prager is broadcasting from his home while under quarantine. He said he wanted to receive natural immunity.

Library To Honor 9 on November 9th

The Library of American Broadcasting Foundation will recognize nine broadcasters and celebrities, including retiring NAB CEO Gordon Smith, for lifetime achievement on November 9th during the LABF's Giants of Broadcasting & Electronic Arts virtual awards ceremony.

Liberty Sells All iHeart Shares

According to an iHeartmedia SEC filing, Liberty Media has sold all 5,941,248 shares of the class A common stock it owned, at a price of $25.25 per share, for a total of $150 million. As a result, John Malone's company no longer owns any shares of iHeartMedia.

Utah Radio Host Killed

38-year old Gabriela Sifuentes Castilla, known as Gaby Ramos on Utah Spanish radio station La Mas Picosita, was shot multiple times and killed Sunday.

Audacy Purchases WideOrbit Technology

On Wednesday morning Audacy announced it has purchased a perpetual license to WideOrbit’s digital audio streaming technology and the related assets and operations of WO Streaming. 

It’s Syndication For Toucher & Rich

They've been together in Boston for 12 years and they dominate in the ratings. Beasley Media Group’s 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher & Rich show will officially go into syndication on Monday.

Who Won at The NABOB Conference This Year?

The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters has once again recognized key figures within media, policy and advertising with awards. This year's awards presentation was part of a virtual hybrid event during the organizations Fall Management Conference.

WAMU Celebrating 60 Years

WAMU-FM 88.5 in Washington, DC will celebrate its 60th anniversary with a weekend of special programming. The centerpiece is an hour-long news special that will feature conversations with voices of WAMU's past and present that track the evolution of the station and changes in the D.C. region.

They Cut The New Hoops Ribbon Saturday

iHeartMedia's Power 105.1 in New York City will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the Mott Haven New York City Housing Authority Development in the Bronx. The event is in celebration of the reopening of basketball courts the station helped refurbish.

Will Radio Station Deals Pick Up in 2022?

 It's been a very quiet two years thanks to a world-wide pandemic. COVID-19 cornered everyone into a survival and save money mode. As we head into 2022 life returning to normal is finally a real possibility. Does that mean radio will start to see more deal activity?

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