Here Are The Nominees

The Radio Hall of Fame has announced this year’s 24 nominees in six categories. Industry voting in four categories begins Monday. Listener voting in the other two begins July 20. Here are the 2020 Hall of Fame nominees...

FCC Gets Creative To Jack Up Townsquare Fine

This one will make you wonder if the government is trying to come up with create ways to pull in a little extra revenue. And, with the FCC planning to hike fees on broadcasters, COVID-19 raging across the country and radio getting hit hard by a severe ad revenue decline, it's a head-scratcher.

Golic Learns He’s Out While on Vacation

It's hard to believe Mike Golic will not land a radio gig somewhere, with his 20 years experience, knowledge of all sports and desire to stay in the game. The 57-year old will see his 20-year run with ESPN come to an end July 31 when Golic & Wingo, which never really clicked like Mike & Mike did, is replaced by Keyshawn Johnson and friends.

Beasley Clobbers Entercom in Boston

Boston is one of the biggest sports towns in America. It's four major sports teams are consistently competing for championships. Fans expect nothing less. The battle for sports talk supremacy in the Boston market is just as fierce, however as The Boston Globe points out, this last ratings period, Beasley's WBZ dominated Entercom's WEEI.

Happy 40th KYGO Denver

Bonneville's Denver Country station, KYGO-FM celebrates it's 40th anniversary this week. In celebration the station has several events planned for Saturday.

Bonding With Radio

As part of RAB’s Business Unusual initiative, the RAB has announced its next Open for Business live-video presentation, hosted by RAB CEO Erica Farber. “Open for Business with Purpose,” will take place July 22 and 12 p.m. Central. Here's the guest list...

10 Things I’ve Learned Over the Last 20 Years

(By Chris Byrnes) It was 20 years ago that ByrnesMedia was formed. As I reflect on all the people I've met and worked with in the radio industry I got to thinking about all the things I've learned. Here are some that are perhaps more important today than ever as we all navigate the impact of a pandemic.

The Media Revolution

(By Lee Abrams) I think we need serious (r)evolution. Revolutionizing media is a powerful modern day process. The world is absolutely crazy and confused and media isn't helping with its dated presentation and shortness of vision in this time of madness.

Will Nielsen’s Job Cuts Impact Your Ratings?

If they do, Nielsen isn't saying. When the ratings firm announced its cost-cutting plan Tuesday, that included eliminating 3,500 jobs, we thought you should know how that might impact your service. Here's what they had to say...

Are You Prepared For Your Reopening?

(By Laurie Kahn) As we see many states starting to discuss reopening for business, radio owners and operators also need to know how. While uncertainty is still a daily concern, there are many things that can be done now. 

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