Fort Wayne Broadcaster Bob Chase passed away on Thanksgiving Day at the age of 90. Chase was the radio voice of the Fort Wayne Komets hockey team for 63 seasons.
iHeart in Madison Wisconsin is turning back time with its flip to the "New Rewind 92.1, Madison’s Greatest Hits" station. The station was a progressive talker before a short stunt with holiday music.
Jeremy Powell gets the newly created position of Executive Producer for the Kicks 101.5 (WKHX-FM) morning show, “Cadillac Jack and Dallas, Mornings on Kicks 101.5.” Powell joins Kicks 101.5 from B98.5 (WSB-FM) in Atlanta, where he produced the station’s morning show for the past three years.
Beginning Today, Cox Media Group Atlanta’s B98.5 (WSB-FM) night-host Kara Leigh will join The Tad & Melissa Show every weekday morning.
(Bob McCurdy) In the dark. It’s not a good place for any of us to be when it comes to understanding radio’s impact, role, and value it can bring to a media plan. With Nielsen’s Commspoint, we can avoid the dark and shed light on exactly how radio stacks up against 70 other media options available to advertisers.
The Steve Harvey Morning Show and Premiere Networks have given away 8,000 turkeys as part of the Steve Harvey Morning Show Annual Turkey Give. More than 80 affiliates of the top-rated syndicated morning show gave the turkeys away to help those less fortunate celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday.
According to The L.A. Times, the 12,300 square foot house includes a home theater, a wine cellar, an elevator, six bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms, a game room, a gym, a speakeasy-style bar and a six-car garage. The paper says Rome purchased the property in the Shady Canyon community in 2003 and the house was built in 2007. Check out pictures of the mansion HERE.
Sacramento station KHHM is no longer playing Kanye West songs after the artist took shots at the radio industry for getting paid to "play the same songs over and over again." West then ended his show after only 30 minutes and after being 90 minutes late. Here's what KHHM Music Director Justin "JayMarzz" Marshall said about the ban
Bubba The Love Sponge's attorneys are accusing Nielsen of not playing fair in the ratings tampering case against their client. According to Bubba's attorneys, approximately 75,000 documents have been dumped on them by Nielsen in their case of ratings tampering against the Tampa host, and they have not been given enough time to examine the document dump and put their defense together.
The mention was in a piece on Fast Company’s list of “10 Bold Rebrands That Made A Big Difference,” published Monday. Clear Channel became iHeartMedia in 2014 and iHeartRadio now has 84% brand awareness among consumers.