Cumulus Media has hired veteran Colorado Springs radio personality Cliff Cage as night host on heritage Top 40 MAGIC FM/KKMG-FM. It's a return for Cage who hosted overnights on KKMG from 2010-2019.
Talk show host Larry Elder has been reinstated in the California recall race after a judge found he complied with ballot requirements and the state elections chief should never have demanded that candidates provide five years of tax returns.
Mt. Wilson FM Broadcasters has launched an all Sinatra format. Unforgettable FM will be heard at UnforgettableFM.com, the Unforgettable FM App, and 105.1 HD3. Frank Sinatra will be heard 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with Jerry Sharell as host.
BIA Advisory Services has revised its 2021 forecasts for U.S. Local Advertising Revenues to $142.4 billion, up $4.8 billion, or 3.9 percent, from its November 2020 estimates.
Here's how Terry Crosby described our three-day podcasting conference last week: "Illuminating." From Adam Curry's value-for-value model to Drew Lane's radio sales model to the hosts of True Crime Obsessed, who have 50,000 Patreon Subscribers....they are all making piles of money. There's still time to find out how. Purchase the replay HERE.
Audacy's Pineapple Street Studios is working on a podcast that will examine what led to the breach of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. The as yet to be named investigative podcast is expected to launch early next year.
Christian Kligora has been named Senior Vice President of Client Success for Marketron. Prior to joining Marketron, Kligora served in a similar role for Gannett/USA Today's national brands and executive accounts team.
Joe Brand is expanding his role on WGN to include hosting Chicago Blackhawks pre-game and post-game shows. Brand has been on the Blackhawks beat since 2016.
The NAB's Leadership Foundation is accepting applications through August 2 for the 2022 Broadcast Leadership Training program. The program prepares senior-level broadcasters to advance into ownership or executive positions.
David Gura has joined NPR as a business correspondent covering Wall Street, markets and finance. Gura started his career with a public radio as an intern at North Carolina Public Radio at his hometown station WUNC in Chapel Hill, N.C.