Schuman passed away from congestive heart failure Saturday morning at his home in Macomb County, Michigan. After several months of intensive care at home, he was doing well, and was able to do much of the driving on the Florida trip.
Gator Harrison will have more responsibility with radio's biggest company. He's been named Brand Coordinator for iHeartCountry in addition to his duties as Senior Vice President of Programming for Chattanooga and Program Director of WUSY.
The station held its seventh annual “Let’s Kick Hunger Day” radiothon this past Thursday and raised over $261,901 for hunger relief, pushing the station's seven-year total raised to more than $1.4 million.
Veteran talk show host and multimedia journalist Michelle Jerson will launch “Michelle Jerson’s Passport” on AM 970 The Answer on Sunday, February 7 at 2p.m.
Justin Ragland has been the Marketing Director for WZZK, WBPT, and WEZZ for 10 years. He’ll now oversee all of SummitMedia Birmingham’s stations.
Bryan “B-Dub” Washington has been appointed Assistant Program Director/Music Director and afternoon host of the New KMLE @ 107.9. He replaces Chris Matthews – who is moving to mornings – as the Assistant Program Director/Music Director.
Alpha Media, Portland, announced that they promoted Danny Dwyer and Amanda "ICE" Habrowski (pictured) to Music Director.
As part of its December ranker, Triton also released some statistics from 2015 which said overall streaming reached an all-time high in 2015. Average Active Sessions increased by 13.3 percent for the Monday-Friday 6:00AM-8:00PM daypart and by 13.6 percent for the Monday-Sunday 6:00AM-Midnight daypart.
The Report and Order adopted Thursday calls for public files to be moved online immediately by stations in the top 50 markets with five or more employees. All other stations will have two years before they are required to move their public file online. The deadline to move online for stations outside the top 50 is March 1, 2018.
The FCC says the rule change adopted Thursday includes a number of measures to minimize the effort and cost associated with moving the public files online. The Commission says the online database makes these files easier to access, reducing consumer time and expense as well as the long-term costs for government and the private sector, which is you.