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Granger Smith to Host Christmas Special

Premiere Networks says country radio stations will be given access to a new holiday special hosted by musician and radio host Granger Smith. The program is available to Premiere affiliates across the country over the holiday season through early January.
Emmis Communications Founder and CEO Jeff Smulyan. (Courtesy photo)

Jeff Smulyan’s Memoir Gets Celebrity Endorsements

A new memoir penned by Emmis Communications founder and CEO Jeff Smulyan has earned positive reviews from a number of notable celebrities and athletes, including broadcaster David Letterman and former National Football League quarterback Andrew Luck.

InfoTrak Reaches Milestone with New Affiliates

Public affairs program InfoTrak signed affiliation agreements with WRIF (101.1 FM) and WCFX (95.3 FM) in the Detroit market, helping the program reach a milestone of 850 station affiliates across the country. The program is distributed by Syndication Networks.


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Samsung Awards SiriusXM Best Music App of 2022

Samsung has named the SiriusXM streaming radio app as its best music app distributed in the Samsung Galaxy Store for 2022. In a statement, SiriusXM said the app was honored for its success in marketing, promotion, development and design.

Do Advertisers Really Need Sight, Sound and Motion?

To determine whether “sight, sound, and motion” trumps audio ads, ABX examined the largest head-to-head creative study of audio and video ads. ABX examined two years’ worth of recent testing, totaling 40,000 ads and included 10,738 TV ads and 2,779 AM/FM radio ads. Cumulus' Pierre Bouvard details the findings in a video HERE.

FEC Adopts New Online Political Ad Disclaimers

The FEC has adopted new disclosure requirements for online political ads, clarifying that such spots must identify the sponsor of the ad The rules require the message to clearly state that it has been paid for by a PAC or other group.

Norm Pattiz Dies at Age 79

The Westwood One founder died Sunday, the cause of his death has not yet been released. Pattiz launched Westwood One in 1976. He would also go on to launch Courtside Entertainment and Podcasst One.

AMI to Manage New Jersey Broadcasters Association

The Board of Directors for the New Jersey Broadcasters Association has selected Association Management Incorporated (AMI) to manage, guide and lead the group going forward. AMI will oversee various aspects of NJBA, including their Public Education Program.

KUIC Raises $63,000 for Leaven Kids

Alpha Media's adult contemporary station KUIC (95.3 FM) in Vacaville, California raised more than $63,000 for a local charity during its fifth-annual KUIC Radiothon for Leaven Kids. Contributions increased by about $23,600 compared to last year.

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