What is The State Of The Hispanic Format?
Many of you will find out later this month when you attend the Radio Ink Hispanic Radio Conference in Fort Lauderdale. Industry vet and Univision EVP of Local Media Lee Davis will be there. He's moderating a panel as a matter of fact.
Cumulus No Longer Wants KSJO
The company is giving the San Jose station back to its owner, Universal Media, but does not want anyone to think this is a shot at the NASH brand. Here are the details...
Foundation Raises $400K For Broadcasters In Need
More than 325 broadcasters attended The Broadcasters of America 2016 Golden Mike Award dinner honoring iHeartMedia CEO Bob Pittman this week. The event, held at The Plaza Hotel in New York City, was hosted by Elvis Duran and took in over $400,000 for the Broadcasters Foundation.
Wegmann Leaving Radio One. Levingston Returning
Radio One announced Radio Group President Chris Wegmann (pictured) is retiring and Deon Levingston is joining the company in a regional position. Wegmann's retirement date is April 1, 2016. Levingston returns as the GM in Indianapolis and Regional Vice President of Detroit and St. Louis.
Cerulli Joins Entercom San Diego Sales Team
Karyn Cerulli is the new Director of Sales for Entercom's KSON, KBZT, and KIFM in San Diego. She'll partner with Director of Sales Pat Osburn and the Entercom San Diego sales management team. Cerulli comes to ETM San Diego from Cox, where she's been D.O.S. for the past two and a half years.
KXOS L.A. Adds El Show Del Raton
Grupo Radio Centro in L.A. has added El Show Del Raton a new Los Angeles Spanish-language afternoon radio show, weekdays 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Radio Centro 93.9 FM (KXOS-FM). El Raton (pictured) reunites with his longtime friend Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez, host of Radio Centro 93.9’s morning show El Show del Mandril.
Triton Signs Tuned Global
Tuned Global is a digital music provider in Australia and South East Asia. The company has signed an audio advertising partnership with Triton Digital so they will now be able to deliver targeted ads on their mobile apps. Tuned Global will join a2x, Triton’s programmatic audio exchange, to enable the programmatic purchase of its digital audio inventory across its music streaming apps.
NextRadio Targets College Kids
NextRadio VP of Marketing Maura Kautsky says, “We are looking to get college students involved and informed about FM chips in smartphones and to introduce or re-introduce them to live, local radio. College students are perfect ambassadors to develop a NextRadio app message that shares how radio and digital come together."
Former KYGO Host Adds Slander To Swift Lawsuit
This is the story about former KYGO (Denver) host David Mueller (pictured) who claims he was fired after Taylor Swift falsely accused him of groping her at a 2013 concert meet-and-greet. Mueller is now saying Swift slandered him.
New Sound For Univision Miami’s WQBA
Miami is one of the Hispanic format's hottest cities and Univision is making some adjustments to WQBA-AM in that city. “LA Voz de Miami” (Miami’s Voice), formerly Univision America Miami, now features local news, analyses, political commentary, and entertainment. Here is a look at the station's brand new lineup...