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New Show Takes ESPN Radio Fully Live Weekdays

ESPN Radio will debut First and Last with Lundberg & Golic Jr., hosted by Robin Lundberg and Mike Golic Jr., on Monday, April 4, at 4 a.m. ET. The two-hour program will recap the previous night’s highlights and delve into the coming day’s stories. It will be preceded by a two-hour edition of SportsCenter AllNight (2–4 a.m.), making ESPN Radio live 24 hours a day on weekdays.
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92Q Nashville Launches “Off The Clock With C Dub”

Nashville radio station 92Q (WQQK) announced the launch of Off The Clock With C Dub at 6 p.m. CT on March 31, 2016. The new show will air weeknights from 6–9 p.m. CST on 92.1 WQQK. C Dub will play a mix of R&B, including Chris Brown, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, R. Kelly, Charlie Wilson, and more.

Hall Of Fame Nominations Are Now Open

The 28th Annual National Radio Hall of Fame Induction ceremony and celebration is set for Thursday, November 17 at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago. The industry can now make nominations for the Class of 2016 by emailing them to [email protected]

Nielsen Does A Little PR For PPM

You might think this is a little unusual and it certainly doesn't happen much. Two Nielsen executives have written an article to tout the strengths of the Portable People Meter. One of those executives is Nielsen Audio Managing Director Brad Kelly, who was recently quoted by former CBS Radio Dan Mason saying the diary system still had legs.

iHeart is Not Happy With This Guy

That's according to a report in The New York Post which says hedge fund manager Paul Singer bought an insurance policy on iHeartMedia’s debt — while trying to get iHeart to file for bankruptcy.
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Spotify Raises $1 Billion In Convertible Debt

The Wall Street Journal has the details that comes with strict guarantees. If Spotify holds an IPO in 2017, private equity firm TPG and hedge fund Dragoneer will be able to convert the debt into equity at a 20% discount to the share price of the public offering.

Happy Birthday Greater Media

Greater Media will celebrate 60 years in the radio business, Thursday. The company was founded in 1956 by Yale classmates Peter Bordes and Joseph Rosenmiller. From the ownership of a single radio station in Southbridge, Massachusetts, the company now owns 21 stations in Boston, Charlotte, Detroit, Philadelphia, and New Jersey.

Four Small-Market Oklahoma Stations Sold

The folks at Kalil & Company tell Radio Ink that KVSO-AM in Ardmore, KKAJ-FM in Davis, KYNZ-FM in Lone Grove, and KTRX-FM, Dickson, are being sold by LKCM Radio Group to SMG-Ardmore.

Kling Becomes A VP

NuVoodoo Media Services has appointed media and content strategist PJ Kling to the newly created position of VP for Product & Business Development. Part of Kling's responsibilities will be to expand NuVoodoo’s relationships with radio stations, artists, and record labels.

MIW Radio Group Announces Mentees

Radio's Mentoring & Inspiring Women group has announced its mentees to participate in the 2016 Mildred Carter Mentoring Program. Now in its 15th year, the program matches up-and-coming women in radio with female professionals recognized as successful radio leaders. The program has successfully mentored 35 women since it began. Here is the 2016 class of mentees....

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