iHeart Moving Studios To Downtown Vegas

The new location at 425 Fremont Street, Suite 220, in Las Vegas is scheduled to open in August. The new iHeartMedia Las Vegas headquarters is part of iHeartMedia’s new partnership with Fremont Street Experience to revitalize and assist in the growth of downtown Las Vegas.
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So What’s The Best Schedule For A Local Client?

(By Paul Weyland) “What is the best schedule to recommend to a local direct client? I heard it was about 35 commercials a month or so, or OES.” That’s the question I was recently asked. Here are my thoughts...

Forecast Forward

(By Deborah Parenti) In her opening remarks, Forecast 2019 co-chair Marci Ryvicker made an observation that has stuck with me. She referenced some time she had taken recently to decide the next chapter in her career. Here was her message...

Ken Burns Produces Country Music Documentary

Writer and producer Dayton Duncan of the new 16-hour country music documentary that will premiere on PBS this fall, will appear as part of CRS's 50th Anniversary keynote event. Ken Burns, who directed the film, cut a taped intro piece which will be followed by Duncan discussing the film.

Twin Cities Station Offers “Prepare & Respond”

AM980 The Mission (Minneapolis-St. Paul) is offering a free safety and security conference to help prepare church, school, and small business leaders for active threats to their congregations, faculty, and staff.

Dickey Broadcasting To Air New Football League

Dickey Broadcasting Company has partnered with the Atlanta Legends of the newly formed Alliance of American Football to serve as the organization’s flagship radio station.

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Facebook Enters Local News Business

Vice President of Global News Partnerships Campbell Brown made the announcement in a blog post yesterday that Facebook will be investing $300 million in local news over the next three years. Here's what you should know...

Here’s What Westwood One Discovered

Westwood One's Pierre Bouvard is out with another blog touting the power of radio. This time Bouvard says that, with television audiences declining and rampant fraud in the digital space, consumer packaged goods brands are rediscovering radio as a way to reach new customers.

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