Borrell: Traditional Media, Including Radio, Holding Strong

Between April and mid-summer Borrell & Associates asked over 7,500 small business owners 44 questions and has been pushing out the data in a weekly chart. In this week's chart 1,907 local advertisers responded to the question about whether they planned to cut or eliminate a certain media from their ad budget. So exactly how did radio stack up?

CBS, ABC, Westwood WTOP, WNYC Win Murrow’s

The Radio Television Digital News Association has announced the winners of the 2017 national Edward R. Murrow Awards, which recognize outstanding work produced by radio, television, and digital news organizations around the world. Let's take a look at the radio winners.

Howard, Sirius Now Available On Alexa Device

Another big win for Amazon and audio listening in the home. SiriusXM has announced Howard Stern and more than 200 other channels are now available to paid subscribers on Amazon's Alexa devices.

CBS Radio New York Launches E-Newsletter

It's called FOMO New York City, a new daily e-newsletter that delivers New York-centric news and updates right to a subscriber’s inbox. About the new product, CBS Radio New York Market Manager Marc Rayfield says, “FOMO New York City delivers top local news in an easy-to-read format that makes sense for how we live and consume media today."

NABOB Visits Fort Knox

The National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters sent 20 representatives to meet with Major General Chris Hughes, the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Cadet Command, in Fort Knox, Kentucky. Hughes explained that he needed help for Cadet Command to increase the number of African Americans applying to ROTC and seeking to become officers in the U.S. Army.

Westwood’s Kastenbaum Fills His Fists With Silver

News correspondent Steve Kastenbaum has won two silver awards from the New York Radio Festival international competition. One was for reports during the presidential campaign on how some votes of dead people were counted. The other for Westwood One News’ breaking coverage of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando.

Milwaukee Artists Get A WYMS Boost

88Nine Radio Milwaukee’s launched its new HD2 broadcast radio channel, and mobile and online stream, Tuesday. The station plays at least one Milwaukee artist every hour and supports Milwaukee bands via its weekly on-air 414 Live interview and performance show, and its annual Milwaukee Music Awards.

“The City” Lifts The Veil On U.S. Metropolises

The USA Today Network is launching a podcast called The City, from investigative reporter Robin Amer, in 2018. City explores different American metropolises, using news stories as a vehicle to examine each city’s power structure, revealing how our communities really work behind the scenes.

iHeartMedia Fox Push Out More Data

On Monday, iHeartMedia and Fox Networks Group announced the launch of Smart A/V Audiences, a suite of data-driven advertising products available to advertisers that including both Audio and Video creative units integrated onto one platform. Here's what iHeart CEO Bob Pittman said the goal of this new collaboration is...

Mary Beth Garber No Longer With Katz

She's one of radio's strongest and loudest proponents. Mary Beth Garber was hired by Katz back in 2011 as the EVP for Marketing Strategy. Radio Ink has learned that Garber is no longer with Katz as of last week. She can be reached at [email protected]

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