COVID-19 has claimed a Maine radio group. Gleason Radio Group announced the last day of broadcast will be March 29.
On Wednesday iHeartMedia and FOX announced The iHeart Living Room Concert For America, a music event to provide entertainment relief and support for Americans to help fight the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The concert will be this Sunday night.
Many advertisers are worried as they struggle to understand how the coronavirus crisis will impact their business. Sales reps are also in a tough spot. While they empathize with the situation every client is in, they also want to educate advertisers on the importance of marketing during this crisis.
Triton Digital has released new data that shows Americans are hungry for news involving this constantly changing national crisis we are in. Stations in the news format are going to like what they see.
After working in radio for more than 30 years, Robert Lindsey felt it was time for a change. About 11 years ago he bought Auto Tech Service, an established car repair business in Lexington, Kentucky. Lindsey tells Radio Ink that while the changing face of radio resulted in a shift of his career path, radio is and always will be part of his life. Our weekly advertiser success stories are sponsored by SPECbyte.com
Last week KNIV and KEGH in Salt Lake wanted to help local businesses as they struggle through an uncertain future. From 7a-9p the stations allowed any local business to call in for one minute to advertise at no cost. The phone never stopped ringing.
Thursday at 7 p.m., Townsquare Media’s “New Jersey 101.5” (WKXW-FM) is hosting its second Town Hall broadcast on the coronavirus crisis. This time the focus will be health and medical matters.
(By Andrew Curran) The coronavirus has already achieved what an invading army would never have dreamed possible – overrunning America and bringing our economy to its knees in a matter of days.