Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: Remembering Dwight Case

(By Eric Rhoads) Paul Harvey used to talk about “the rest of the story.” The Radio Ink magazine and headlines e-mail you read have a story that is tied to one man — Dwight Case, a dear friend who just passed.

Continuous Diary Measurement Launches

Nielsen today launched Continuous Diary Measurement with the first data delivery in five of the 46 markets converting to monthly reports effective with the July 2019 survey. 

Local Radio Is More Important Than Ever

RAB SVP of Insights Annette Malave's latest blog highlight's the importance of radio in local communities. She says that with nearly 1,800 newspapers either disappearing or merging with other publications since 2004, radio is more important than ever. Get all the details HERE. .

Another Station Attacked By Ransomware

This time it was Christian radio station KNEO in Neosha, MO. GM Mark Taylor tells KSN16 the hackers demanded $100,000 which the station did not pay. Due to the type of software used it was determined the hack came from Russia.

Fox Sports 910 Phoenix New Radio Home For Coyotes

The National Hockey League’s Arizona Coyotes and iHeartMedia Phoenix have a new multi-platform broadcast and streaming agreement, making Fox Sports 910 the flagship station for all Coyotes games.

What’s Going On With Local Ad Revenue? (Day 2)

Local ad revenue in Q2 was very weak, according to radio's public companies. This week we're checking in with privately held radio groups to see how local is performing for them. Today, Amador Bustos, President of Bustos Media, tells Radio Ink how local is looking in his neck of the woods.

Indeed Steals Top-Advertiser Mantle

Who saw this coming? In a quieter week in national radio advertising, Media Monitors has listed job search site Indeed, which aired 35,815 ads last week, as the leading advertiser in the country.

WSBN Lands Army Football

Washington, DC, station ESPN 630 The Sports Capitol/WSBN is the new radio broadcast home of Army West Point Football for the 2019 season. This season, Army has big games against Michigan and the traditional clash with Navy.

ABC’s Labor Day Specials

ABC Radio will provide three, three-hour specials to affiliates for use over Labor Day weekend: “Labor Day Rock Rewind,” “Raised on ‘90s Country Salute,” and “America Works.”

What’s Going On With Local Ad Revenue?

Public radio companies have consistently reported that local ad revenue in the second quarter has been dismal. If not for strong national revenue, things could have been a lot worse. All week long we'll be checking in with privately held radio groups to see how local ad revenue is performing for them. First up JVC CEO John Caracciolo.

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