Boomer: Carton Quitting Was a Good Move
WFAN's Boomer Esiason addressed the resignation of his now former partner Craig Carton as soon as he opened up his show Thursday. He said it's a good thing for Craig, that he now needs to focus on his family. "He needs to get his life in order. It takes a lot of pressure off us here at WFAN."
The Indians Staying With iHeart
The Cleveland Indians and iHeartMedia Cleveland have signed a multi-year agreement for WTAM 1100 AM and WMMS 100.7 FM to continue as the “Flagship Home of the Cleveland Indians” through 2023.
Adams Snaps Up Ludwig For Salisbury-Ocean City
Adams Radio Group has hired radio veteran John Ludwig as a Senior Account Manager representing the Adams cluster of stations in Salisbury-Ocean City. Ludwig comes to Adams from Entercom Portland where he has spent the past 13 years as a sales consultant.
Poet Taylor Taking Over Middays With WPGC 95.5
Taylor will begin hosting middays, weekdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. beginning Monday, September 18. She started her radio career at WERQ-FM in Baltimore after winning a station contest seeking to expand their talent roster.
Sales Managers: You Must Change The Narrative
(By Barry Cohen) All of the Mister Smoothys in Pico County — or anywhere else in the good old US of A — don’t care about your antenna height, your music rotation, your coveted demographic, or even the fact that you sell radio advertising, for that matter.
5 Tips To Hire Your Next Sales Superstar
(By Laurie Kahn) Companies often ask us, “What will it take to hire a superstar?” There are lots of answers to that. Much depends on your market and what level of person you are looking to hire, but overall, expect to pay more than in the past.
KQHN-FM Relaunched In Shreveport
The station launched Thursday as The All New Q97.3 – “Shreveport-Bossier’s Best Music!” The station debuted its new Hot AC format by playing 97 hours of non-stop, commercial-free music, which will continue through the weekend.
WJBR-FM Partners With Shoprite For Hurricane Harvey Relief
As part of Beasley Media Group’s ongoing “Community of Caring” initiative, 99.5/WJBR-FM in Wilmington, Delaware, recently partnered with the Kenny Family Foundation and Shoprite to match food donations pound for pound. The station collected over 12,500 pounds of food during a recent on-site collection event.
Need A Refreshing Morning Team?
Envision Networks® is excited to partner with Skid Trax to offer The Ashley & Brad Show on barter. Ashley & Brad, a Los Angeles-based morning show duo provide their talent to radio stations nationwide with a daily voice-tracked show offered at www.skidtrax.net.
Craig Carton Resigns From WFAN
The number one sports radio station in America has been facing some tough issues lately, and now has some equally tough decisions to make. This soon-to-be Entercom New York City station was originally dealing only with the resignation of ratings superstar afternoon host Mike Francesa, whose contract is up at the end of the year. Now, its ten-year old morning show is broken, with the resignation of Craig Carton.