Radio Mercury Awards Call For Entries

The 28th Annual Radio Mercury Awards are now officially accepting entries. For 2019, two new prizes have been added that reflect the current advertising environment for radio and related audio platforms.
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Will More Data And Tech Help Radio? 

(By Ronald Robinson) Recently, another audience measuring system has been introduced, and with some fanfare. Well, let the bells ring out, let the trumpets blare, let the banners fly. The system does one thing: It measures radio listening only in late-model vehicles.

Big Year For Cumulus Dallas Charity Drives

Cumulus’ seven-station Dallas cluster raised a total of $1,304,861 for Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex charities during the 2018 calendar year.

Hubbard Launching New Digital Brand

On Monday, Hubbard Radio Minneapolis-St. Paul announced it would be unveiling a new sports product called SKOR North, a digital-first sports content brand that will be broadcast on 1500 AM.

Wake Up, Smell The Coffee, And Start Selling A New Way!

What if you could learn how to improve your local direct sales techniques, and as a result, score bigger sales the rest of the year and beyond? Would that help make your station budget — and increase your bank account as well?

The Home Depot Back At Number 1

After yielding the top spot on Media Monitors list of leading national radio advertisers to GEICO for the past four weeks, The Home Depot is back in a familiar place. The big-box home improvement chain ran 55,786 spots across the country last week.

New Awards For Product Of The Year At NAB Show

It’s something new for the NAB Show: a Product of the Year awards program for 2019 NAB Show exhibitors. The awards will recognize the most significant and promising new products and technologies on the Show floor.

Cumulus, Benztown Staying Together

Imaging company Benztown has signed a multi-year extension with Cumulus and Westwood One. Under the new deal, Benztown will provide imaging, production, voiceover, programming, and jingles to Westwood and to Cumulus stations. The companies have been working together since 2011.

Channel Q Switches On In Seattle

Entercom's Channel Q has expanded into Seattle, moving onto 103.3 FM and 107.7 The End HD2 (KNDD-FM).

WICC Bridgeport, CT Extends Yankees Baseball Contract

WICC 600 has extended its contract to broadcast NY Yankees baseball through 2021. WICC will also carry pre- and post-game coverage of all regular season games.

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