Beasley Media Group Southwest Florida, in conjunction with the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation of Lee County, is holding the 2nd Annual Beasley Bike Drive. The event will take place on Tuesday, December 10, at the WalMart Estero.
Call it the podcast for Kardashian-obsessed millennials. It has a single, simple mission: to help listeners keep up with the dating lives, drunken escapades, and makeup lines of superstar digital citizens, all in a digestible and fun banter session.
Adding to its haul of 24 awards in 2016, the Washington, DC, station has just won six National Headliner Awards. WTOP’s Web team received first place for radio-affiliated website WTOP.com, and for their commitment to the category of online planned news, with coverage of the 2016 election.
Radio executives got a little help "telling their story" on Wednesday. America's most listened-to talk show host opened his show with a 30-minute rant about how strong radio is today, nearly 100 years after the medium was hatched.
The great Tony Orlando will be joining 77 WABC in hosting his own weekend music show. Orlando will spin hits from the 60s and 70s every Saturday from 10 p.m. to midnight.
Due to interference from electronic devices that impacts the way AM radio sounds, The FCC has adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that recommends giving AM stations the flexibility to voluntarily adopt all-digital broadcasting.
This may be nothing more than a negotiating ploy by The Writers Guild of America on behalf of workers at 1010 WINS and WCBS-FM. The New York Daily News is reporting that Entercom wants to "cross-utilize" talent and one 1010 WINS editor is quoted in the story saying Entercom plans to fire staffers, "in essence making it one newsroom."
The co-host of Valenti and Foster on WXYT-FM/97.1 The Ticket, Detroit, has retired from the station. Foster suffered a stroke and was on medical leave for much of the second half of 2016. He returned to the show in January but has now decided to refocus his time on his health and his family.
WJTL-FM host Phil Smith is facing multiple charges, including rape, after being arrested by the Lancaster City Police Department. Smith was arrested last week for sexual offenses committed between 2013-2017.
It’s almost as certain as the sun rising in the east. The Home Depot is once again No. 1 on the Media Monitors chart, having run a massive 86,238 commercials on radio countrywide last week. Another stalwart, GEICO, came in a distant second with 38,099 spots.