Why is Jud Heussler a Millennial Radio Superstar?

Twenty-seven-year old Jud Heussler is the program director for Curtis Media’s WPLW & WWPL in Raleigh, NC. He started his life in radio as an intern with WGR-AM in Buffalo when he was a senior in high school. In late 2016 he was hired by Curtis Media as the program director at WPLW & WWPL. Let’s find out why this millennial chose radio as a career.

Jury Selection Begins Today in Baisden Vs. Cumulus

According to Law360 a federal judge in Texas significantly trimmed the lawsuit brought by Cumulus against syndicated talker Michael Baisden. Cumulus said it overpaid Baisden by $1 million. Back in 2014 Cumulus filed the lawsuit in Dallas, alleging Baisden was accidentally paid for 15 months after he left. Cumulus called it an accounting error of approximately $66,666.67 for each of the fifteen payments that were made to the host.

Cox, Air 1 Take Home Service To America Prizes

This week, the NAB Education Foundation held its annual Celebration of Service to America Awards in Washington, D.C. CMG's WEDR-FM in Hollywood, FL, and Air 1 Media's KZLV-FM in San Antonio took home awards for radio. Watch a highlight video of the event HERE. Here are the details of the WEDR and KZLV wins...

iHeart, MediaLink Host VIP Dinner At Cannes

Part of the reason iHeartMedia executives travel and participate at Cannes is to hobnob and schmooze with executives spending the big money on advertising. And to raise the level of awareness for radio. For the sixth year in a row, iHeartMedia and MediaLink hosted a VIP Dinner at Cannes.

In New York Tuesday? Stop By The Gracies

The Gracies Luncheon, honoring local and student radio, television, and interactive media Gracies recipients, will be held Tuesday, June 27 in New York at Cipriani on 42nd. Jane Pauley will be acknowledged with the Gracies Lifetime Achievement Award.

GMs: Would You Ever Hire Bond? Bruce Bond.

Here's a story getting national attention, and probably wouldn't be if Donald Trump was not the President. And it's a great General Manager case study. What would you do if you had to manage Bruce Bond? Can he ever be hired again in radio or has he burned his last bridge?

Starnes & Shillue In Programming Changes On Fox Radio

The Todd Starnes Show (12-3 p.m./ET) begins Wednesday, July 5. It replaces The John Gibson Show. Monday, July 10 will see the debut of The Tom Shillue Show (3-6 p.m.) which replaces The Tom Sullivan Show.

Miley Cyrus First Guest On New Podcast

The celebrity podcast is called iHeartRadio’s Label Defiers with ZICO Coconut Water, and it launched with a bang, Wednesday, featuring Miley Cyrus as the debut guest. Hosted by nationally syndicated radio personality Elvis Duran, the bi-weekly podcast features stars discussing how they perceive their own labels, challenges they’ve faced, and their idiosyncrasies.
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10 Things To Know About The Upcoming Translator Window

(by John Garziglia) In the spirit of Top 10 lists, the following are 10 things to know about the upcoming July 26 – August 2 AM-exclusive filing window for new FM translators as announced in the FCC’s June 6, 2017 Public Notice...

Aponte Staying With Sun

Sun Broadcast Group has signed a multiyear extension with Chief Operating Officer Julio Aponte. Under the agreement, Aponte will continue to head the daily operations of Sun’s New York City and Boca Raton offices as well as oversee the company’s sales department. He's been COO since 2014.

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