Johnny B Hosting HoF Ceremony

The Museum of Broadcast Communications Hall of Fame ceremonies will be hosted by Chicago radio personality and Hall of Famer Jonathan Brandmeier. The in-person event is set for October 28th in Chicago.

Crowley: “Radio is Exploiting Artists”

That was the accusation from musicFIRST Chairman, former Congressman Joe Crowley, during a press briefing Monday morning. Crowley also says radio is no longer where consumers go to discover music, it's now streaming services Pandora and Spotify. And, he says, the NAB does not represent local radio.

Marketron’s RadioTraffic Back Online

And the company reported last night that it's safe to use. RadioTraffic is Marketron's cloud-based traffic and billing system. Marketron was hit with a cyberattack over the weekend that CEO Jim Howard says came from a Russian organization called Blackmatter.

Guaranty Media Launches Podcast Network

Baton Rouge radio company Guaranty Media has launched a new podcast network. The company owns 4 stations in Baton Rouge, the new podcast network has 6 shows. More details on the network, including an interview with Digital Content Director Jay Parker, can be found HERE.

Could The Marketron Cyberattack Have Been Avoided?

Greg Scasny is the CTO of Cigent Technology, a company that specializes in preventing cyberattacks. He is also the luncheon speaker at Radio Ink's Forecast 2022. We reached out to Scasny about the Marketron attack to get his thoughts on what radio stations should expect as Marketron deals with the situation.

Former Eastman Radio Rep Chip White Passes

White's family posted the sad news to Facebook of White's passing after he suffered a stroke. In addition to over 15 years at Eastman, White also worked for Salem and Cumulus.

Keith Urban Honored By CRB

Keith Urban is the recipient of the 2021 CRB Artist Career Achievement Award. The award will be presented during the Country Radio Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Awards Ceremony October 13 in Nashville.

Kathy With a K Joins KPOI

105.9 FM The Wave, Honolulu has added long-time island radio personality 'Kathy with a K' to the line-up. She has been part of the Hawaii entertainment scene for nearly three-decades.

National Security Scandal

Leonard 'Fat Leonard' Francis is the focus of the nine-part podcast into one of the largest national security breaches involving the U.S. Navy in decades. Host Tom Wright tells the story of how the defense contractor made millions of dollars through corrupt deals.

Cumulus Adds Two New SVP’s

Doug Cohn (left) and Bruce Gilbert (right), have been named to newly created positions across Music & Entertainment and Sports. Cohn has been named Senior Vice President, Music & Entertainment, Content and Audience. Gilbert has been named Senior Vice President Sports, Content and Audience.

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