WYNN-FM 106.3 Adds A Little Hot Sauce

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That’s DJ Hot Sauce, AKA Roderick Grover, who has been appointed Program Director for the Urban station in Florence, SC. DJ Hot Sauce was previously Mix Show Coordinator and on-air personality for WGCI-FM in Chicago. Prior to that, he held radio positions in Montgomery, Milwaukee and Shreveport.

Radio Without Madison Avenue

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(By Eric Rhoads) Here’s a news flash, in case you missed it: Madison Avenue advertisers are mostly not enamored of radio. Yes, there are some loyal ones who continue to spend, but, right or wrong, most believe the world has moved on and that things like radio are antiquated.

Sisanie To Fill In For Ripa 

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Kelly Ripa is going on vacation and on-air personality Sisanie will team up with Ryan Seacrest to co-host ABC’s Live With Kelly and Ryan while she’s away. Look for her on August 7. Sisanie co-hosts On Air with Ryan Seacrest.

Rockcastle Adds Wilhite & Wall

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Rockcastle Media Networks has signed Country morning show Wilhite & Wall to its lineup of programming as of September 4. Rockcastle was launched in April 2016 by network veteran Will Sterrett. The network also carries The MusicWeek Countdown, The Neon Beat with John Christopher, and the short-form features Think Fast! and The Motivation Minute with Greg Knapp.

3 Ways Radio Can Use Millennials To Be More Relevant

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(By Georgia Beasley) Technology has allowed for more sharing in all aspects of Millennials’ lives. We share photos on the “cloud,” we ride-share in Ubers, and we share our once-personal moments through social media. This approach is no different in the workplace and exactly the environment that allows Millennials to excel.

Radio From The Twilight Zone

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(By Curt Krafft) A radio station that contradicts itself. A station that does one thing but promotes just the opposite. A station that sends out a signal reassuring the listeners that it's giving them what they want. A station with a tower, a transmitter, and a license to broadcast....from the Twilight Zone.

Asleep At The Wheel To Perform At Marconi’s

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The multi-Grammy Award-winning country band will perform at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show, on Thursday, September 7. The event is part of the 2017 Radio Show, held September 5-8 at the JW Marriott Austin and produced by the National Association of Broadcasters and Radio Advertising Bureau.
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Northern Kentucky University Sells FM

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Grant County Broadcasters, owners of WNKR-FM in Northern Kentucky, is purchasing WNKN-FM, in Ohio, from Northern Kentucky University. WNKR CEO Jeff Ziesmann said, “Our company is pleased to maintain this heritage station as locally owned and operated. Our goal is to provide stable, high-quality, locally produced programming to the greatest number of listeners in the WNKN coverage area.

New Platform And Mobile App For PodcastOne

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The new app offers listeners a destination where they can have conversations around shows, access behind-the-scenes photos, message one another, read articles, and take polls.

A Proposed Fix To The Pre-1972 Problem

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Congressman Darrell Issa (pictured) and Congressman Jerrold Nadler, the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee for Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet introduced legislation they say will "close a long-standing gap in federal copyright law."

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