A record-breaking $2.7 million, in fact, during its annual radiothon season to support "St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital: Finding Cures. Saving children." Over more than 20 years, Cumulus has raised $24.2 million through its annual event.
In his latest blog post, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, following up on his NAB Las Vegas speech, announced that on May 9th the agency will be doing more to help AM Broadcasters survive.
(By Harmony Tenney) Radio is specially-suited for meeting local government departmental objectives. Thankfully, these departments are given annual budgets, MUST use all dollars assigned to them, and face LOSS of those dollars the next fiscal year if they are NOT spent.
Ride Home Media, the daily news podcast company, has launched Primary Ride Home, a new daily podcast covering the developments in the 2020 U.S. presidential primary elections.
Universal Music Group and Wondery have signed an agreement to develop premium original podcasts that will draw on UMG’s deep music catalog as well as its hefty roster of artists and labels.
The Kanye West-founded music label G.O.O.D. Music’s Head of A&R, Ricky Anderson, and social activist and music executive Mir Harris, co-host the new weekly podcast, Off Beat, produced in partnership with The Direct Message Network and PodcastOne.
Nashville Public Radio has named former CBS Radio executive Steve Swenson as its new President and CEO. Swenson succeeds Rob Gordon who announced his retirement after 24 years as CEO.
After all his hard work in Little Rock, iHeartMedia is promoting Jeff Cage to Region Senior VP of Programming for St. Louis. Cage spent 15 years in Little Rock working for iHeart.
Field Work is a new podcast co-hosted by two Midwestern row-crop farmers that will feature farmers and other guests from across the agriculture industry every week. The subject of Field Work is sustainable agriculture.
According to a statement put out by SAG-AFTRA, bargaining between the union and Entercom begins Thursday at KYW-AM in Philadelphia. Thursday’s talks are being overseen by a federal mediator.