Dan Tops 300 Affiliates  

Cumulus says The Dan Bongino Show now has over 300 affiliates after just two months on the air. The former Secret Service agent also hosts a popular podcast and is seen regularly on Fox News.

Gura Joins NPR

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.

NABLF Application Deadline

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.

WGN Names Blackhawks Host

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.

Marketron Names SVP Of Client Success

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.

Podcast Examines Capital Breach

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.

More Revenue is Coming This Year

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.

Old Blue Eyes is Back

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.

Voice-Enabled Requests and Dedications with Alexa

iHeartRadio has announced a new interactive way to send song requests and dedications through Alexa-enabled devices. It's all about the AI technology.

CMG Partners With Amazon

Cox Media Group Local Solutions has signed a deal with Amazon Advertising that will enable CMG Local Solutions advertisers to reach local audiences with Amazon Advertising digital offerings.

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