Many years and tears ago, “research” was generated that confirmed (essentially) the following: Audiences wanted less jock and more rock. And, of course: Audiences hated radio commercials. As to the former: That was not high-quality research. It was, instead, a series of polls run on people who could not consciously define or report on their own values and motivations.
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WLIP-AM sports talk show host and one-time WKQX-FM/Q101 morning show contributor Brad Jewell, aka "Kenosha Brad," has died. Jewell was not feeling well Sunday and was rushed to the hospital where he was diagnosed with pulmonary embolisms (blood clots) in both of his lungs. He was being kept alive by machines. He died at 1 p.m. Monday. More from the Chicagoland Radio and Media blog..
This announcement comes from Entercom New England Market Manager Phil Zachary. Tim Neverett gets the job on WEEI after a three-month search and more than 200 interviews.
Shack is best known as the Executive Producer for syndicated talker Howie Carr. The station she'll be holding down the noon to 3 p.m. slot is 1510 AM WMEX Boston.
With the additions of AM 920 The Answer in Atlanta and WRKO in Boston, Dave Graveline is creeping up on 200 stations as he gets ready to begin his 21st year on the air.
Three years after launch, Rick O'Dell says he's shutting down the online radio station. According to the Chicagoland Radio and Media Blog, the recently announced higher royalties were the main factor, but O'Dell's full-time job as PD for WRME-LP//87.7 MeTV FM was also getting in his way of keeping the station alive.
KHKN-FM is an iHeartMedia station in Little Rock. The station has rebranded as 'Bi 94-9 Little Rock's Greatest Hits' from '94-9 Tom FM.'
Our 2015 list of the Top 30 Local Sports Talkers in America is out and once again WFAN's Mike Francesa is number one. Francesa has been with Sportsradio WFAN for nearly three decades now and he's been number one on our list since it began four years ago. Let's take a look at the entire list of The 2015 Top Local Sports Talkers in America.