Glenn Frey Drive Approved

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The City of Royal Oak, Michigan and the Royal Oak School Board have approved the renaming of a section of Willis Ave in Royal Oak to Glenn Frey Drive to honor Frey, who grew up in that city. Greater Media's WCSX-FM found a stretch of Willis Ave that can be renamed Glenn Frey Drive. On Thursday, the vote was passed.

We Are In Our Strongest Position Ever

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Those are the words of Entercom CEO David Field as he looks out at the lay of the land for 2016 and states "our business is off to a great start." And, perhaps it's the start of the revenue tide turning for radio as Field was as optimistic as a public radio company CEO has sounded in quite some time. Field ticked off the reasons why things are going well at Entercom

Managers: Talent Wants and Needs Your Feedback

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When was the last time you took that simple step of walking into the studio to tell your on-air talent he or she was doing an excellent job serving the local community? It's all about building trust between management and talent that makes that relationship thrive in radio.

Is Your Station Creating FOMO Every Day?

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In case you were unaware, FOMO stands for the Fear Of Missing Out? And it was part of the Edison Research presentation at CRS this week. FOMO is radio's big advantage over the competition according to Edison, and with smartphone use increasing and more competition in the automobile for ear time, making sure your radio station creates that Fear of Missing Out with listeners is key. Edison's Larry Rosin says, "FOMO protects you from the competition."

Radio Is Stronger Than It’s Ever Been

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Those are the words of UMG Nashville CEO Mike Dungan who was interviewed by The Tennessean at the close of CRS last night. Dungan has been a part of the CRS board now for 15 years. He told the paper people have been predicting the decline of regular broadcast radio in the face of all these new technologies for several years now and it’s stronger than it’s ever been.

Here Are The 2016 Best PD’s In Country Radio

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SONY Music Nashville and Radio Ink magazine honored the 2016 Radio Ink Top 30 Program Directors in Country Radio Tuesday night at an event in Nashville hosted by SONY. Here is the entire list of Best Program Directors in Country Radio.
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Cruz And Rubio Biggest Ad Spenders In SC

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Media Monitors released its update on the primary election that will be taking place in South Carolina. They have been tracking the political radio spots in Greenville-Spartanburg, Columbia, and Charleston, South Carolina as the focus markets. All the data is from January 1 to February 7, 2016.

iHeart Raises Five To Division EVP/Programming

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Andrew Jeffries, Steve Geofferies, Tony Coles, Thea Mitchem, and Meg Stevens­ are moving up at iHeartMedia, with all taking the title of Division EVP/Programming for the iHeartMedia National Programming Group. They all formerly held the title of SVP of Programming. A sixth division EVPP is already in place, Gene Romano, and all six report to iHeartMedia National Programming Group EVP/GM Brad Hardin.

Report: SiriusXM Subs Listen To A Lot of AM/FM Radio

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Last week we told you about the impressive growth of SiriusXM's paid subscriber base when the company reported Q4 2015 earnings. Tuesday afternoon, at the Country Radio Seminar, Edison Research made a presentation that broke down exactly what some of those subscribers actually listened to in their automobiles.
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Peoria’s 104.9 The Wolf Raises $64,881 For St. Jude

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Alpha Media, Peoria’s 104.9 The Wolf (WXCL) announced that John and Jaymie’s St. Jude Radiothon raised $64,881 and brought in 127 new Partners In Hope. This was the 26th year of John and Jaymie’s Radiothon for St. Jude.


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