A GoFundMe page has been set up for Miller who, according to his friend Art Wright, fell about 900 feet while skiing in New Hampshire on Sunday. Miller was helped by other skiers to a Ranger station and then medivac'ed to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Hospital. Wright says Miller's injuries are severe and his recovery will be a long one. Miller and his wife Elisa have two children. She is also 34 weeks pregnant. Miller is Nielsen's VP of Audience Insights
iHeartMedia Los Angeles has named Anne Hudson VP of Sales for KRRL REAL 92.3. KRRL is iHeart's Hip Hop station in Los Angeles. Hudson moves to L.A. from iHeartMedia Chicago, where she was sales manager for WGCI, WVAZ, and Inspiration 1390. Prior to Chicago, she held management positions in Los Angeles and San Francisco at 106.1 KMEL and Wild 94.9.
Mohiuddin will be responsible for sales at 93.9 MYfm, BIG 95.5, V103, 103.5 KISS FM, 107.5 WGCI, Inspiration 1390AM. She replaces Anne Hudson who was just promoted to VP of Sales for iHeart's KRRL REAL 92.3 in Los Angeles. Most recently, Mohiuddin was an AE at WTMX-FM in Chicago. She began her sales career with iHeartMedia’s 93.9 MYfm in 2005.
The third annual iHeartRadio Music Awards will be hosted by Jason Derulo on Sunday, April 3, at the historic fabulous Forum in Los Angeles. The event will air live on TBS, TNT, and truTV at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT and will be simulcast on iHeartMedia stations nationwide, as well as on the iHeartRadio digital music platform.
Joshua Flemming has been hired as the Director of New Business Development for Powell Broadcasting's cluster in Panama City, which includes WKNK, WPFM, WRBA, and WASJ. Flemming will be responsible for the creation and execution of NTR programs, revenue development expansion on air, onsite, and digitally with Powell's in-house iCast Interactive division.
Longtime radio programming and operations executive Kris Abrams is the new Director/Partner Integration at Futuri Media. Reporting to Sr. VP/Operations Todd Thomas, Kris will work directly with client stations on implementing Futuri’s platforms at local stations domestically and internationally.
The way the CBS announcement — to explore ways to get out of the radio business — is being reported, you would think CBS CEO Les Moonves came up with the idea the night before the CBS shareholder meeting. Everyone with a pulse inside the industry was aware this was a possibility.
Kelly Harrington is a Communications Manager and writer for Reach Media in Dallas. She also leads Reach Media’s social media initiatives, which include the wildly popular Tom Joyner Morning Show. Harrington has only been in radio for about five years but she's clearly one of the industry's rising stars. We spoke to Harrington and asked her to share her secrets, including why she's passionate about radio, how she believes we can make the industry better, and why she's been so successful at what she does.
Earlier this week Univision launched an upgrade to its digital app Uforia that included more than 25 mood curated stations, an alarm clock, car mode features and much more. Mark Lopez is Univision's GM of Digital. We spoke to Lopez about the importance of the Uforia upgrade, which has now been downloaded over 4 million times and has 14.5 million streaming sessions per month. (NOTE: A panel at next week's Hispanic Radio Conference will focus on Smarter Digital Strategies)
Radio One is teaming up with civic organization Black and Brown People Vote. The two organizations have launched "ONE Vote," which is a multi-media campaign on all Radio One assets — TV One, Reach Media, Interactive One, and 56 radio stations.