Study Shows Diversity Up In Radio Newsrooms

According to research conducted by the Radio Television Digital News Association and Lawrence Herbert School of Communication at Hofstra University, both persons of color and women have made gains in radio newsrooms.

Feder: Entercom Chicago Cuts Eight

Chicago media reporter Robert Feder is reporting that Entercom Chicago, a cluster of 8 stations, is letting eight people go to help the company trim expenses. Feder even quotes an internal memo from Market Manager Jimmy deCastro.

Do You Want To Own A Station? Make A Bid!

Certain assets of WJTK 96.5 FM “The Jet,” which carries a News/Talk format, are being auctioned off as part of a receivership case. Before you bid, make sure you read the fine print about these call letters. There sure is some interesting history.

New NAB Board Leadership

Hearst TV President Jordan Wertlieb (pictured) has been elected Chairman of the NAB Joint Board of Directors. He replaces Beasley CEO Caroline Beasley, whose term expired. Salem Broadcast Media President David Santrella was elected Radio Board Chair.

Triton Buys Podcast Company

Triton Digital has acquired the Melbourne-based company, Omny Studio, which was launched in 2015. Omny Studio is an audio management solution for podcasters, which includes hosting, editing, analytics and other features.

Success The Bruins Way

(By Buzz Knight) "Bruins Fever" here in Boston has been at a frenzy pitch with the Stanley Cup Finals in full force, and it is worth examining this team to see what we can learn from their chemistry and teamwork.

Westwood One, Subnation Join Forces Over Esports

Westwood One and Subnation are teaming up to distribute esports audio content. The first collaboration between the two companies is a weekly feature in Westwood One’s nationally syndicated Zach Sang Show.

A Few Tickets Left For Country HOF Event

A limited number of individual tickets are still available for the 2019 Country Radio Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Awards ceremony. The event is next Wednesday at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University.

WPLJ Reunion Video Available

Radio's best friend Art Vuolo has put together a 95.5 minute video for fans of WPLJ. The video includes video from the farewell gathering at The Cutting Room in Manhattan, TV Spots, and comments from many who worked at the station. For more information, contact Art by e-mail at [email protected]

Liodice Joins Berner To Co-Chair Forecast 2020

This is Big News people! REALLY BIG NEWS! Radio Ink has secured Bob Liodice, CEO of the Association of National Advertisers as co-chair of Forecast 2020. Lodice joins Cumulus CEO Mary Berner. Forecast 2020 is November 19 in New York City. Reserve your seat HERE and now. 

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