Medallas de Cortez

Unlocking Hispanic Listeners: Medallas de Cortez Finalists Speak

Radio Ink is headed to San Antonio to honor Hispanic radio's very best with the Medallas de Cortez. In our upcoming June issue, we ask our marketing and sales finalists about how to reach Hispanic listeners - an audience worth $3.2 trillion.
Keisha Nicole

Women to Watch: Keisha Nicole; 97.9 The Box, Houston

(By Charese Fruge') Keisha Nicole is the host of "Good Morning H-Town" on 97.9 The Box in Houston, TX. She wakes up the city up each morning from 5a-10a. In addition to that she is the in-stadium co-host for the Houston Texans during football season.
Chris Stonick

Selling Clients On Spending Money

(By Chris Stonick) Why do I love recruitment advertising? There are so many reasons, here’s one. To me, the hardest job a seller has is trying to convince someone to spend advertising dollars. But what if that "selling clients" step was removed?

FMR Associates Study Reveals Power of Christian Radio Audience

A new study by FMR Associates is touting the power of Christian Adult Contemporary radio and its audience. The media research company revealed the demographic's significant spending power and a strong preference for radio over other audio mediums.
Dave Gifford

Dave Gifford, Consultant & Longtime Radio Ink Columnist, Passes

Longtime radio sales consultant and former RAB sales trainer Dave "Giff" Gifford has passed away at the age of 90, as shared by his wife. Gifford was also a frequent Radio Ink contributor in the '90s and '00s, known for his column "Giff on Sales."
Ace and TJ

Ace & TJ Moving Off Kiss 95.1 To New Flagship Station In Charlotte

Beasley Media Group's Ace & TJ Show is switching its flagship station, moving from Kiss 95.1 (WNKS) to K104.7 (WKQC). The Charlotte-based show, which is syndicated across the southeastern United States, will make the move on Tuesday, May 28.

Spotify: Audio Trust Fueling The Rise Of The ‘Podfluencer’

Spotify has made note of a new type of influencer: the podfluencer. According to a survey conducted by the streamer, 63% of people trust their favorite podcast host more than their favorite social media influencer as audio best shapes listener opinions and behaviors.
Business Headphones

Business Podcast Listeners Hold Big B2B Ad Potential

In April, Signal Hill Insights shared research revealing that senior executives are twice as likely to be "power listeners" of podcasts and on-demand audio. Now they're unveiling more data on how B2B podcasts can target more decision-makers.
AI Vote

Deep Fake Disclosure: FCC Moves To Rein In AI In Political Ads

As concerns about artificial intelligence and "deep fakes" and its potential effect on American democracy grow, FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel has introduced a proposal to require the disclosure of AI-generated content in political ads on radio.
chris stapleton radio

Chris Stapleton Joins SiriusXM With Exclusive Channel

Chris Stapleton is joining the line of Country music artists with a dedicated SiriusXM channel with the launch of Chris Stapleton Radio. The 10-time Grammy winner's channel will go live to North American subscribers on Thursday, May 23.

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