KSAL-AM Nets Hefty Quota Of Honors In Kansas

KSAL-AM (Salina, KS) has scored two awards and multiple nominations in the 2016 Salina Journal Reader’s Choice Awards. The station was awarded “Favorite Radio...

Nielsen: Country Listeners Lean Conservative

The ratings firm released new data Wednesday regarding Millenials and how their listening habits differ by political view. Nielsen is releasing the data to try to help the radio industry get the point across to politicians that radio is an important medium to include in their media mix.

NPR One Scoring Big With Young Listeners

The Current has the details regarding the NPR app, which is a stream of NPR news and local coverage targeted to the listener’s location. It launched in 2014. The largest group of listeners on NPR One is in the 25-to-34 demo. That's according to NPR's own stats. And 40 percent of their listeners are under 35. More than a third of users who answered the NPR survey say they never or only occasionally listen to broadcast radio.

New Jersey Broadcasters Convention Begins Today

At 8AM Association President Paul Rotella (pictured here at the show with Radio Ink Publisher Deborah Parenti) will give his State of the Industry address. That will be followed by a full day of panels hosted by many familiar names in and out of broadcasting. Those names include Fred Jacobs, Gordon Borrell, Pierre Bouvard, Charlie Sislen, Jason Bailey, Christine Travaglini, Deborah Parenti and many others.

WDBO Returns To Regular Programming

Cox Media Group's News and Talk station in Orlando returned to its regular schedule of talk hosts Wednesday, according to a story posted to the station website by Program Director Joe Kelley. "We've been proud of our service to the community in the aftermath of the terror attack at the Pulse nightclub on June 12th."

A Blast From The Past. Our Chat With Bill Stakelin

All year long, in the print edition of Radio Ink magazine, we've been taking a look back at the 1996 Telecom Act that transformed the radio industry. When the law passed, one broadcaster all fired up and ready to get in on the act was Bill Stakelin. Stakelin owned Apollo Broadcasting at the time and, having just gotten over the euphoria of duopoly, Stakelin could not believe his ears when he heard the ownership floodgates had been opened.

Cumulus Gets A New CFO

Cumulus has hired John Abbot as its new Chief Financial Officer effective July 1, 2016. Abbot most recently served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Telx Holdings, a provider of connectivity, co-location, and cloud services in the data center industry. Abbot replaces J.P. Hannan, who resigned his position after six years in order to pursue other interests. Hannan will assist the company for several months during the transition.
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How To Use Radio Right

(By Roy Williams) Hungry people look for food. Sad people look for hope. Ambitious people look for opportunity. Oppressed people look for escape. But if food is available and you are neither sad nor oppressed and your ambition is — for now, at least — satisfied, you are contented.

How Auto Dealers Are Using Digital Advertising

(By Leslye Schumacher) For most radio clusters, automotive is a top ad category. But the past few years have seen auto dealers moving money out of radio and into digital advertising options. Here’s an overview of the top digital advertising products automotive dealers are using, so you can have a better understanding of how they work — and how to find ways to integrate them into your radio ad mix.

Breaking News, Busting Barriers

(By Deborah Parenti) Cheri Preston is a multiple Murrow and Gracie Award-winning ABC Radio News anchor and correspondent. She has been behind the microphone for some of the past decade’s biggest stories, including the Iraq invasion, Superstorm Sandy, the capture of the Boston Marathon bomber, and the Sandy Hook shootings.

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