Focus 360 (www.focus360llc.com) announced Tuesday that Rosanne Tipton has been promoted to account director from her previous post as director, sales planning.
Dustin Kross will is the new Program Director and morning drive host at Cumulus' HOT 93.3 KLIF-FM in Dallas. He replaces Louie Diaz who moved on to program a station for Cumulus in Washington DC.
This year’s class of Country Radio Hall of Fame inductees are Blair Garner, Mike & Dana Schuff (pictured), and Lisa Dent in the On-Air category, and Mick Anselmo, Kerby Confer, Jack Reno, Tim Roberts and Jim Slone in the Radio category. Luke Bryan will be on-hand to recognize the inductees during the CRS 2016 opening ceremonies
We're used to quietly hearing about a settlement between Nielsen and radio companies when a lawsuit is filed and radio's "currency" has been challenged. Not in the case against Bubba The Love Sponge.
Ronald Unkefer at First Ventures tells Radio Ink his second auction for FM translators at FMTranslatorAuction.com began yesterday and there are about a dozen new listings. Prices have been reduced on several of the FM translators and bidding has been made easier. The auction ends at 3 p.m. CST Wednesday. Minimum bids are now as low as $22,500 each. “Buy Now” prices are also available.
That's what SunTrust Robinson Humphrey analyst Robert Peck speculated in Investors Business Daily Monday as SunTrust lowered its rating on Pandora stock to neutral from buy and lowered its price target on Pandora stock to 15 from 18. It was Pandora's second price-target cut and rating downgrade in less than two weeks.
On the Media Monitors weekly radio ad chart, Burger King jumped all the way up to the fourth spot by airing 31,202 commercials on radio stations across the country. The restaurant chain wasn't even in the top 100 on the chart last week.
The technology division (NAB Labs) of the National Association of Broadcasters has invested in a Baltimore company called Yet Analytics. Yet Analytics provides platforms for the multi-source collection and analysis of human and machine performance data within Fortune 500 companies and other large organizations.
Jim Glogowski is the new Vice President and General Manager for Salem's Miami cluster (WKAT 1360 AM/WZAB 880 AM/WHIM 1080 AM). Glogowski succeeds Felix Perez who resigned at the end of 2015.
John Foxx is the new PD for Cumulus' NASH-FM in New York City. Foxx takes Program Director reins at NASH after serving as PD WPLJ since 2012. Prior to that, he was Program Director and on-air host at Cumulus station i93 in Dallas.