Beasley Duo Promote Social Impact Of Radio For Teens 

Beasley’s New 1037, Kiss 95.1, K 104.7, 97.9 WPEG, 101.9 WBAV, and 94.7 SMOKE recently partnered with local Teen Health Connection to host the Youth to Youth Southern States Conference Extreme Skill Workshop, which took place Tuesday at Queens College in Charlotte.

Power Profile – Salem’s Ed Atsinger

Ed Atsinger first appeared on Radio Ink's 40 Most Powerful People in Radio list back in 1997, one year after the list was launched. 2017 marks Atsinger's 20th year on our list -- his official ranking will be revealed when our issue comes out on July 24. Here is our extended interview with one of radio's longest-running and most powerful CEOs, Salem Media Group CEO Ed Atsinger.

Marley Joins Cody

This joint announcement from Premiere and CMT that Marley Sherwood has joined CMT After MidNite with Cody Alan and CMT Radio Live with Cody Alan. Sherwood will serve as a correspondent, focusing on pop culture and lifestyle stories.

Magazine: Country Radio Is Sexist

It's a topic that never seems to go away. Why doesn't country radio play more female artists? Is there some underlying factor that leads to so many radio stations dominated by male artists? Or, is their music just not good enough? The latest to highlight the issue is Rolling Stone which is calling out country radio after strong sales of the latest Miranda Lambert album despite minimal radio support. The magazine calls it sexism.

Ransomware Attack Cripples KQED

The San Francisco public radio station has been "bombed back to 20 years ago, technology-wise," according to senior editor Quenna Kim. According to The San Francisco Chronicle the attack took place in late June and the station is still trying to fix the problem.
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More Legal Trouble For Spotify

Spotify is being sued by two publishers out of Nashville. According to Variety, Rob Gaudino and Bluewater Music allege that Spotify did not have a license to stream thousands of songs from their catalogs. They are asking for $150,000 per infringement.

Adams Makes Hire To Focus On Digital

Mike Orth has joined Adams Radio in the newly created position of VP Sales of Adams Digital Media. Orth spent the past seven years with the Minneapolis Star Tribune Media Company, where he managed local and national retail accounts and assisted in the implementation and growth of their digital services.

Moonves On Sileo Show Friday

CBS CEO Les Moonves will make an appearance on The Dan Sileo Show this Friday morning at 8:30 a.m. Sileo hosts a sports talk show on The Mighty 1090 in San Diego which is owned by Broadcast Company of the Americas. Sileo plans to ask Moonves about selling off the CBS Radio stations. Listen to the interview Friday morning HERE.

Here Are The 2017 “Rising Through The Ranks” Winners

Scholarship winners for this year’s Rising Through the Ranks Seminar, presented by the RAB, BMI, and the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio group have been selected. Twenty-five broadcasters will attend this year’s seminar August 16-17 at the BMI Nashville office thanks to the scholarships.

iHeartRadio Music Festival Lineup Announced

The 2017 iHeartRadio Music Festival lineup of artists was announced on Tuesday. This year, the two-day event will feature performances by Coldplay, DJ Khaled, Chris Stapleton, Kings of Leon, Big Sean, P!NK, Miley Cyrus and others. Ryan Seacrest will again be the host. The event will take place September 22 and 23 in Las Vegas at the T-Mobile Arena.

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