Cumulus Signs Papa To Multi-Year Deal

Beginning Tuesday, Papa & Lund with Greg Papa and John Lund will be broadcast on KNBR 680AM in San Francisco, weekdays, marking the return of Greg Papa to the KNBR airwaves via a multi-year agreement.

Weber Takes His Expertise To Albany Cluster

Albany Broadcasting has named Jeff Weber Market Manager of its six radio stations in Albany, NY. Weber joins the company from Charleston, SC, where he was General Sales Manager of two FMs.

Hubbard’s Horowitz Retiring At End Of 2019

Hubbard CEO Ginny Morris has sent word that the company’s President and COO, Drew Horowitz, is retiring at the end of the year after 43 years of working in, owning, and running radio stations and companies.

After 22 Years, Kalb Out At ABC Radio

Newly appointed ABC Radio GM Stacia Philips Deshishku has been looking at ways to restructure the organization, according to a memo she sent out to ABC Radio employees. As part of that restructuring, it was announced on Monday, that after 22 years with the company, Executive Director of Programming/News, Andrew Kalb is leaving.
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“Broadcasters Meet Podcasters” Track Released

For the third consecutive year, Jacobs Media is partnering with Podcast Movement to host sessions designed to encourage broadcasters to get more involved in podcasting. The “Broadcasters Meet Podcasters” track will be held over two-and-a-half days at Podcast Movement this August in Orlando. Details HERE.

Local Radio Freedom Act Picks Up More Support

Six Members of the House of Representatives and one Senator have added their cosponsorship to a resolution opposing "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations.

GEICO Bounces Back, Closes Gap

After its anomalous slide last week, GEICO is back at number two on the Media Monitors list of radio’s top advertisers nationwide. And there isn’t the cavernous gap between number one Home Depot and the insurance giant we've seen in recent weeks.

Smart Speaker Webinar Is Today

There are 53 million smart speaker owners in the U.S. age 18+. The Smart Audio Report from NPR and Edison Research debuts Tuesday and the companies will host a webinar to discuss the latest data they've uncovered at 2 p.m. Eastern. Register HERE.

Serving Up Some Oldies To N. Central Florida

JVC Media of Florida has launched True Oldies Y100.1 (WXUS-HD2) featuring the biggest hits of the 60s and 70s. The station will serve the Ocala/The Villages region.

Trenton Station Recognized With Awards

Radio station 101.5 WKXW-FM/Trenton, has received five New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists’ Signature Awards, for work done in 2018.

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