HERE’S OUR LATEST BLAST FROM THE PAST

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Thanks to Susan Owensby for sharing her Blast From The Past from 1981. She was a host at KMFA- FM in Austin, which, at that time was the only non-commercial 100% listener-supported classical radio station in the country.

Content Agreement for Vewd

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RADIO.COM has agreed to provide content for smart TV OTT software provider Vewd. The partnership gives Vewd access to the Entercom digital platform portfolio.

Beasley Q2 Revenue Drops 53%

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Another sign of how brutal a national pandemic can be when businesses are forced to shut down and advertising dries up. Revenue for the months of April, May and June came in at $30.4 million for Beasley Media Group, down from $65.7 million for the same three months in 2019.

Straight Fire Podcast Premieres

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Straight Fire with Jason McIntyre will hit the iHeartPodcast Network, August 10. McIntyre is a weekend host on FOX Sports Radio.

WGN Lands Landecker

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John "Records" Landecker is returning to the airwaves for a short stint on WGN Radio AM 720. The Chicago radio legend will host the morning show the week of August 10.

Edmonton Welcomes Willy

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CHUCK @ 92.5 (CKNG-FM) is adding Willy in the Morning. Willy Percy, Kim Seale and Alece Anderson will be on weekday mornings starting August 24.

musicFIRST Not Impressed With Local Radio Freedom Act

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As we reported yesterday, after years of working the halls of Congress, the NAB has secured a majority of House members in support of the Local Radio Freedom Act. The Act is intended to block any new royalty payments imposed on stations.

O’Rielly Shenanigans in Washington

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Without giving a reason President, Trump has withdrawn the nomination of FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly to The FCC. O'Rielly has been with the Commission since 2013 and was facing confirmation for another term that would have kept him at the agency through 2024. Here's what we know.

Longtime KNBR Host Passes at 74

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Ralph Barbieri was battling Parkinson's disease when he passed away Monday at his home. Barbieri spent nearly three decades on the station in San Francisco. Here's a statement from KNBR on his passing...

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