St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital recognized the fundraising efforts of Country station WUSY-FM/Chattanooga with the 2019 Spotlight Award. The annual Heart Strings for Hope event has raised more than $1 million over the course of a decade.
That station is 101.5 WKXW-FM and the award comes from the New Jersey Broadcasters Association. The story that earned the award was coverage of a fatal bus accident in Paramus, NJ, on the morning of May 17, 2018, when a school bus collided with a dump truck on Interstate 80.
Washington DC stations, WMAL AM & FM, are now simulcasting talk. On July 1, the AM will flip to sports with a mix of ESPN's national voices and local talent. The station will be called ESPN 630.
The 27th annual Radio Ink Radio Wayne Awards will be presented at The Radio Show in Dallas on September 26. How cool would it be to hear the name of your Sales Manager, AE, D.O.S., Market Manager, NSM or Digital Sellers name called? Answer: very cool. The only way to make that happen is to make the nomination before midnight tonight. Do it HERE.
Well, the St. Louis Blues won the Stanley Cup on Wednesday night after a tough seven-game series with the Boston Bruins. And, naturally, folks in radioland never miss an opportunity to celebrate.
(By Art Vuolo) When your middle name really is Records, you know you were destined to be on the radio. Back in the '90s, radio talent coach Dan O’Day proclaimed that “more young guys were influenced to become radio DJs by John Records Landecker than anyone else in the business.”
Thanks to 7 Mountains Market Manager Sean O'Mealy for sending in today's great station promo. Sean says this digital inbound marketing promo was written and produced by Creative Director Rob Frazier for the 7 Mountains cluster in Selinsgrove/Bloomsburg, PA.
How far will radio go to be part of the exploding sports gambling market? Dan Mason and David Gow hope the industry will go very far. Both have deep backgrounds with sports on the radio and both are now betting that a new phase of growth for the industry will come from sports gambling.
The Local Radio Freedom Act continues to garner support in Congress. Nine Members of the House of Representatives and one Senator have added their cosponsorship, bringing total support to 175 cosponsors in the House and 22 in the Senate.
The 2nd Annual Beasley Radio Talent Institute is an intense 10-day program for students, interns, and young professionals that will take place at Emerson College in Boston.