Hispanic Podcast: “Mega” Success In Philly

"Mega Nation" is a sales and ratings success. The radio network serving the Philadelphia DMA also recently went viral thanks to its Spanish-language play-by-play of a historic Philadelphia Eagles win.

Cathy Hughes To Enter NAB Hall Of Fame

Hughes, the founder and Chairperson of Urban One, will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the 2019 NAB Show. The induction will be held April 8 at the Encore in Las Vegas. In 2016 Radio Ink honored Hughes with its Lifetime Leadership award.

Carbone-Rogers To Oversee Events At ASCAP

ASCAP has appointed Nicole Carbone-Rogers as Senior Vice President and Head of Events. Carbone-Rogers will be responsible for the successful execution of major awards shows and other key ASCAP events

Cadence13 Launches Maria Shriver Podcast

Meaningful Conversations with Maria Shriver, is the name of the show which will focus on life, love, faith, family, gratitude, grief, health, and wellness.
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So What’s The Best Schedule For A Local Client?

(By Paul Weyland) “What is the best schedule to recommend to a local direct client? I heard it was about 35 commercials a month or so, or OES.” That’s the question I was recently asked. Here are my thoughts...

Forecast Forward

(By Deborah Parenti) In her opening remarks, Forecast 2019 co-chair Marci Ryvicker made an observation that has stuck with me. She referenced some time she had taken recently to decide the next chapter in her career. Here was her message...

Ken Burns Produces Country Music Documentary

Writer and producer Dayton Duncan of the new 16-hour country music documentary that will premiere on PBS this fall, will appear as part of CRS's 50th Anniversary keynote event. Ken Burns, who directed the film, cut a taped intro piece which will be followed by Duncan discussing the film.

Twin Cities Station Offers “Prepare & Respond”

AM980 The Mission (Minneapolis-St. Paul) is offering a free safety and security conference to help prepare church, school, and small business leaders for active threats to their congregations, faculty, and staff.

Dickey Broadcasting To Air New Football League

Dickey Broadcasting Company has partnered with the Atlanta Legends of the newly formed Alliance of American Football to serve as the organization’s flagship radio station.

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