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Those Who Want More Deregulation Will Love This Story

Despite recent stories that P&G is backing off its ad spending on digital and coming home to traditional media, the momentum toward the big digital players continues. And, this is additional ammunition for radio executives that want more deregulation.

Happy Birthday Saul

Country stars Carly Pierce and Brett Eldridge were among the stars to attend the celebration in Los Angeles as Saul Levine, the owner of Mount Wilson Broadcasters, turned 93. TV station KTLA was at the event and ran this news report on the birthday party last night.

Stitcher Announces New Podcasts

Stitcher has unveiled its roster of new shows, original content, and advertising partnerships at the Winter Podcast Upfront in Los Angeles.

Raft Of New Shows From WNYC Studios

The variety of shows include a suite of podcasts featuring stand-up and storytelling from emerging and established comedians.

Happy Birthday Fools

On Friday Motley Fool Money will mark the 10th anniversary of the show’s first episode in 2009. The show began as a weekly 15-minute podcast about business and investing and made history the following January when it became the first podcast to make the leap to syndicated radio.

Fletcher New APM Podcasts Editor

American Public Media has hired an editor for their podcasts. Phyllis Fletcher comes from NPR where she has been the Northwest Bureau Chief.

Mayfield Gets EVP Stripes

Brian Mayfield has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President of Ramsey Media, expanding his role to include the Ramsey Solutions Operating Board and Executive Committee involved in global initiatives company-wide.

Michalik New PM Drive Host For Beasley’s WXTU

Nicole Michalik, known as “Nik the Web Chick,” is also host of the hit podcast Why Are You Following Me?, available on iTunes.

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