How Much Will The New Townsquare CEOs Be Paid?

Earlier this week, Townsquare announced Bill Wilson and Dhruv Prasad were promoted to Co-CEO's and Steven Price moved to Executive Chairman of the Board. Wilson was Townsquare's EVP and Chief Content & Digital Officer, and Prasad the company’s EVP for Live Events. In a Thursday SEC filing, we found out exactly how much money they will all make.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: From AE To RVP. Here’s How You Do It.

With 28 years in the business, Donna Baker has been a manager for all but four of those years. Let's find out how she's been able to achieve such great success. Here's our extended interview with one of Radio's Best Managers.

Senators Want More Internet Transparency

Two Senate Democrats have heard enough about Russia trying to influence U.S. elections by purchasing ads on popular websites such as Facebook and Google. Senators Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Mark Warner of Virginia introduced The Honest Ads Act, Thursday afternoon.

Why Smaller Can Be Better — & More Profitable

Independents and smaller groups may seem to face a different set of challenges, especially when it comes to maintaining a competitive edge and commanding their due share of revenue against the bigger groups. But smaller can be more flexible, nimbler, and easier to maneuver without layers of interference or corporate inertia.

Cumulus Raises Big Bucks For Wildfire Victims

Listeners to Cumulus' six stations in San Francisco (KFOG, KGO, KNBR, KSAN, KSFO, and KTCT) have pitched in to help raise over $250,000 for the Bay Area Fire Relief Fund. The stations partnered with local businesses to launch a two-week relief drive, where businesses match up to $10,000 per day in cash donations raised by the stations’ listeners.

Bring Your Appetite For Political Takeout

CBS News Radio is launching The Takeout, a national, weekly, one-hour program about politics, policy, and pop culture hosted by CBS News Chief White House Correspondent Major Garrett and CBS News Political Director Steve Chaggaris. The first episode airs Friday, October 20.

Vietnam Special To Air On Vets Day 

Westwood One News will present a retrospective, Pain & Pride: Remembering Vietnam – 50 Years Later, a look back at 1967, a pivotal year in what may have been the most polarizing event of 20th century America. Nearly half a million American troops were fighting in Vietnam at that time and the anti-war movement at home was heading toward a fervent peak.

ACM Lifting Lives® Helping Vegas Heal

ACM Lifting Lives has donated $250,000 to three organizations for those affected by the Las Vegas tragedy. A $200,000 donation will be made to MGM Resorts Foundation “Victim Relief & First Responders’ Fund,” the National Compassion Fund will receive a donation of $25,000, and Friends of Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Foundation will receive $25,000.

Expo Is For Sisters Only

CBS Radio’s WPGC 95.5 is proud to announce its 18th annual “For Sisters Only” (FSO) expo, Saturday, November 4, 12:00 Noon to 8:00 p.m. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. FSO is one of the largest expos for women of color in the DC area.


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