The NAB fills us in on the details about the six members of Congress who agree with the recent DOJ decision not to alter the consent decrees for ASCAP and BMI.
Conservative radio host Jason Lewis won the Republican nomination for a U.S. House seat in southeast Minnesota Tuesday. He was endorsed by the Republican party, won a four-way race for the nomination and will square off against Democrat Angie Craig. They are hoping to replace Rep. John Kline who served seven terms.
Adams Radio Group is putting an oldies format on KWML AM 570 and FM translator (104.5) in Las Cruces. And here's why Adams decided to go back in time...
Chuck Williams has been named Market Manager for Emmis in Indianapolis. He takes over for Charlie Morgan who was named interim Emmis-New York Market Manager in January. Williams had been the Market Manager for Radio One in Indianapolis for the past 11 years.
Andy Bloom's article about Howard Stern Monday quickly became one of Radio Ink's most read stories of the year. That may have been because Stern mentioned it on his SiriusXM show Monday, according to one of our readers (see below), or the fact that any time Howard Stern is the subject of an article, everyone wants to know what it's about. So, in case you missed it, here's another look at Bloom's detailed article about his old friend.
For the RAB, it had to be a monumental task organizing these revenue reports, not only compiling the revenue data from radio companies, but adding the detail from radio's largest advertising categories. The RAB will continue to focus on providing members with that detailed advertiser information moving forward. But what about the numbers?
It wasn't overwhelming, but at least radio did get a little love last week. According to Media Monitors, in the last ten days, all the Presidential radio spots run were either for Donald Trump or Against Hillary Clinton
Matt Malone is taking the APD position and afternoon drive slot at Cumulus' X105.1 in Kansas City. Malone moves to KC from KURQ-FM in San Luis Obispo, CA, where he held similar positions.
Chris Daugherty has been named Assistant Program Director and Music Director at Beasley's HD983 in Augusta. He'll also host afternoon drive.
Michael Levine is promoted to PD at the Los Angeles radio station where he has worked since 2004. He began as Director of Marketing for KKGO FM. He's been helping with programming since 2007. Saul Levine's Mount Wilson owns KKGO.