Barberie Honored For Cancer Awareness

Los Angeles council member Bob Blumenfield has honored morning host Jillian Barberie by declaring February 19 Jillian Barberie Breast Cancer Awareness Day.

Joyner Picks Up Two

The Tom Joyner Morning Show has returned to Columbia, SC, on Jammin Hits 97.9 FM and 1170 AM. The show airs every weekday from 6 til 10 a.m. and every Saturday from 8 til 10 a.m.

Radiothon A Big Success

WBWN-FM, WBNQ-FM, and WJBC-AM in Bloomington, IL, held their 11th Annual Country Cares for St. Jude Radiothon on Thursday, February 14 and Friday, February 15.

SEND US YOUR BLAST FROM THE PAST

Our thanks to David Brown for sending us this classic photo from the 1960s of Ronald Reagan and Jerry Higley from KGBX-AM in Springfield, MO. Send your Blast From The Past photo to [email protected].

Tino Cochino’s World Gets Bigger

Nationally syndicated Tino Cochino Radio has signed two new Saga stations to its affiliate group – CHR station WNRG-FM/Energy 106.9 in Milwaukee, WI, and Urban Hip Hop station WMXZ-HD2/99.3 in Charleston, SC.

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Are you hearing things about your market? Let us investigate. Radio Ink Magazine is the only 27-year-old trade magazine in the radio industry. That's the result of a lot of trust over those years. Send all news tips in total confidence, and any other station news to Radio Ink Editor Ed Ryan at [email protected].

What Happened To WPLJ?

When Educational Media Foundation takes over WPLJ-FM in New York, once the deal to purchase the station from Cumulus closes, the new format will be EMF's K-LOVE brand. There are no plans for an LMA before that and Cumulus is working on a special tribute as the station approaches its final days.

Mark Belling Has Stroke On The Air

WISN Milwaukee conservative talker Mark Belling told his listeners Monday that he had a stroke during his show last week and he's taking a few days off to recover. Belling said it happened on February 11 during a commercial break.

Trump Gives Shout-Out To Rush, Hannity

And it's something that really seems to drive the national media nuts. In a recent Rose Garden press conference, President Donald Trump praised nationally syndicated talkers Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity. Both have been big supporters of Trump.

Another Music Streaming Service Launches

Qobuz has actually been around since 2008 (it launched in France), but the subscription streaming service is just now becoming available in the United States. Qobuz' unique selling proposition: higher quality recordings.

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