WFAN’s Steve Somers Retiring

The 74-year old said on his show Thursday he'll be leaving the sports station which he's been with for all 34 years its been in existence "sooner rather than later." Right now Somers hosts the 6:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. slot.

Urban One Unveils “Millions. Billions. Trillions.”

Urban One's Radio One and Reach Media have announced a virtual upfront called Millions. Billions. Trillions. in partnership with Dream Currency, a small Black-owned business. The upfront focuses on a movement to promote the importance and buying power of the African American consumer.

CNN Audio Drops New Podcast

The first episode of Tug of War is now out, hosted by CNN Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward. Ward travels to some of the most volatile corners of the world to document the greatest power struggles of our time. LISTEN

Florida Sports Network Launches

Marty Booher, the president of the Michigan Sports Network, is launching a new sports network in Florida. He's announced the morning show of Mark Miller and David Moulton as the first show on the new network.

The Facebook Interview

In June Facebook entered the podcast space by allowing podcasters to use the platform to share their show. On The New Media Show Wednesday Todd Cochrane and Rob Greenlee interviewed Chelsea White and Irena Lam from Facebook to discuss what they are hoping to achieve by getting into the podcast space. Here's what Rob and Todd took away from that interview...

Richer Returns To iHeartMedia D.C.

Jen Richer has been named Assistant Program Director, iHeartMedia Washington D.C., effective November 1. Richer is no stranger to iHeartMedia, working in various capacities at other company stations.


The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has named Dr. Stephen Wilkins as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. For the past several years, Dr. Wilkins served as Chief Human Resources Officer and later as Chief of Staff at Alexandria City Public Schools in Alexandria, Virginia.

Impressive Impressions

(By Charlie Sislen) Making radio simple to advertisers that aren’t familiar with the medium is more important than ever before. Being able to convey the benefits of a radio campaign is essential to successfully closing a new client.

The Synergy of Winning Managers and PD’s

(Mike McVay) One of my longtime friends in Programming once told me that he always wanted to be a Market Manager. Given that I was one of those that came up through programming, and went on to be a Market Manager, I asked “Why?”

The Path To More Revenue In 2022

(By Loyd Ford) Nobody likes to lose revenue. You might be losing out every day until your sellers begin to arm themselves with the story of success.

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