Playing The Percentages

(By Deborah Parenti) When leaders strive to drive vision and change within their organization, they should expect to face three sets of attitudes. Twenty-five percent will be on board from the start. Fifty percent will be noncommittal. And then there’s the other 25 percent.

How Outdated Social Media Can Hurt You

(By Laurie Kahn) We are dealing with a much more educated job seeker today. They have a strong idea of what they are looking for in an employer and if they don't find it, they feel it will be a waste of time to consider employment there.

SiriusXM Unveils New Podcasting Plan For Pandora

SiriusXM's Chief Content Officer Scott Greenstein says some of SiriusXM's most popular talk shows are now being made available to Pandora users. "This will be a great opportunity for new audiences to discover these SiriusXM shows."

More Lawmakers Want Radio To Be Free

The NAB checks in again with another list of Washington lawmakers who oppose new performance royalty fees that may be imposed on radio. Ten Members of the House and two Senators have added their names to the resolution opposing any new tax or fee.

It’s Show #5 For Townsquare And Compass

Townsquare and Compass Media Networks are launching another show, their 5th daily entertainment show together. It's called The Night Shift with Craig Allen and it features music from the 70's, 80's and 90's.

Gracie Award Winners Announced

The Alliance for Women in Media Foundation has announced the winners of the 44th annual Gracie Awards. Honorees are selected in national, local, and student markets, including both commercial and non-commercial outlets.

Entercom Lands 9 Awards In Illinois

WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9 FM (WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM) was honored with nine 2018 Illinois Associated Press Broadcasters Association Contest awards. Winners were announced during the Spring Convention of the Illinois News Broadcasters Association.


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Berner: We Are Optimizing Our Portfolio

In a memo sent to Cumulus employees Monday, CEO Mary Berner said selling KLOS in Los Angeles was all about portfolio optimization, which is one of the company's key strategies to position Cumulus for long-term success.

Meruelo Planting Big Flag In L.A.

Meruelo Media has spent $126 million on two radio stations in Los Angeles. KPWR was purchased from Emmis in 2017 for $83 million and the announcement this week that the company was buying rocker KLOS from Cumulus for $43 million.

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