Dave And Chuck The Freak Renew With WRIF

WRIF-FM Detroit morning personalities Dave and Chuck the Freak have signed a new multi-year contract with the Greater Media station. The duo has been hosting mornings on WRIF since 2013.

How To Increase Political Revenue

With a projected $11.4 billion in advertising dollars in play for the 2016 elections, Hispanic broadcasters are poised to grab record political revenue! Will you be ready to claim your share? Join us at the Radio Ink Hispanic Radio Conference.

Radio One Promotes Rahmani

Josh Rahmani is currently the Director of Sales for Reach Media. He's been promoted to Vice President, National and Corporate Sales for the local radio group of Radio One. Rahmani started his career at Radio One in 2005 as a Corporate Sales Assistant after graduating from the University of Maryland with a BA in Communications.

Jackson Lands Fox News Appointment

Conservative talk show host Kevin Jackson has been appointed to the role of FOX News contributor. The national television news network made the announcement Tuesday night, on The Kelly File.

The Dark Side of Digital Advertising

It's the shiny new toy, compared to radio, which is the consistent, hundred-year-old, cash-flow generating medium that everyone loves to bash. Every marketer and advertiser loves digital and we all know the money is shifting into that space. However...
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The Forgotten Pieces of AM Revitalization

(by John Garziglia) With all of the activity surrounding the imminent January 29th opening of the 250 mile FM translator move window for AM stations, the other proposals made by the FCC in AM revitalization have almost been forgotten. Finally, however, the FCC’s further proposals are published in the Federal Register

The Current Flows Into Duluth

Beginning Monday, February 1, “The Current” will broadcast on 90.9 FM and 100.5 WSCN HD-2. The station will hire a Duluth-based radio personality to host a weekly Duluth local music show, with the opportunity to create additional programming specific to the region.

Innes Calls Eagles Player “House Negro”

We'll see if there's any fallout from CBS management in Philadelphia after popular WIP sports talker Josh Innes put his foot in his mouth yesterday and had to quickly apologized.

Nielsen To Use Social Media For TV Ratings

Nielsen will announce today that it's working with Facebook to include conversations about TV programs on Facebook in its measurement system. Now called “Social Content Ratings,” the metric will also include TV-related chatter on Twitter. Nielsen has also said Facebook will be incorporated into its new online ratings system for audio when its released this year.

Mason To Address The Conclave

Former CBS Radio President Dan Mason, who will be interviewed by Spanish Broadcasting System EVP/Programming Jesus Salas at The Radio Ink Hispanic Radio Conference March 22 and 23, will be the speaker at a special luncheon during Conclave 41 in July.

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