Michigan Radio has launched Minutes, a new way for the public to stay informed about local government. It's a way - through podcasting - to keep local residents informed about their local government meetings especially those being underserved by local news media.
Los Angeles rock station 95.5 KLOS has launched HD2 radio station "KLOS 2. It will be a talk format programmed by Frank Kramer from the Heidi and Frank Show. Kramer says this was all his idea and Meruelo is giving him the chance to make it work.
It's hard to miss, no matter where we are these days, at the gym, at the library, in the park, even in the car, everyone is on their phone doing something. Edison Research is out with new data that says listening to mobile is one of those things and its on the rise.
Kudos to Connoisseur Media's Country station WFRE-FM in Frederick, MD for bringing in $472,991 from its listeners during the “Free Country Cares For St. Jude Kids Radiothon” last month.
The Independent Broadcasters Association has enlisted Mark Levy, President of Revenue Development Resources, for a webinar. Levy is a sales management trainer and coach, as well as business development consultant.
iHeartMedia Dallas/Fort Worth’s 97.1 (KEGL-FM) The Eagle, will host “Russ Martin Show Listeners Foundation Day”. Funds will support the families of Dallas/Fort Worth police officers and firefighters who have fallen in the line of duty.
WHUR’S 24/7 Quiet Storm Station is expanding, giving more Washington D.C. area listeners a chance to hear the station. Listeners with analog radios can now tune in to hear the station non-stop on 98.3 FM.
Listening to the Kim Komando Show on WNIS-AM in Norfolk, Brother Tim Lukan in Newport News called in for help with challenges at his Five Loaves Food Bank. Lukan distributes nearly $900,000 worth of food every year to those in need. He was getting overloaded with calls and needed help.
The 87-year old Uecker began that 51st season Tuesday calling his first Spring Training game of the 2021 season in Milwaukee. Brewers manager Craig Counsell, who does a pre-game show with Uecker, is only 50 years old. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has a nice profile of Uecker HERE
The American Bankers Association has launched a radio campaign on 60 stations in 14 states and the District of Columbia encouraging small businesses that still need help getting through the pandemic to reach out to local banks and apply for a PPP loan.