Using Radio Silver Bullets To Grow Revenue

(By Loyd Ford) We hear it all the time. Local sellers and sales managers are looking for the silver bullet for boosting sales. Local business owners are always looking for new customers. At the same time, they are not always looking for you.

MIW Group Adds Three New Board Members

The Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio group has announced that Haley Jones of MRC Data, Melissa Mitchell of Bonneville and Brittney Jackson from Urban One have been added to its Board of Directors.

L.A. Radio Legend Dead at 87

Legendary KABC Radio and Los Angeles Talk Radio Personality Michael Jackson died Saturday peacefully at his home in Los Angeles. Jackson’s radio career spanned five decades. He worked at KABC for 32 years (1966-1998).

Silver Anniversary JazzRadio Berlin

The only 24/7 FM Jazz radio station in Germany just turned 25. JazzRadio Berlin, has not lost a day of broadcasting in 25 years.

Van Horne Says No

Dave Van Horne, the radio voice of the Miami Marlins for the past 21 years, has turned down the team's offer to call a limited number of games. Over the past two decades Van Horne has called more than eight-thousand games.

BSM Summit Line-Up Grows

Four more sports media notables have been added to the 2022 BSM speaker schedule. The Barrett Sports Media event is set for March in New York City.

NYPR Creates New Position

New York Public Radio's Jerome L. Greene Performance Space now has an Executive Director. Kristina Newman-Scott has been appointed to the newly created position.

Compass/Townsquare Content Offer

Six new syndicated weekend shows are being launched by Compass Media Networks. The new shows are weekend versions of successful weeknight shows produced by Townsquare Media.

Sales Manager of The Week – JVC’s John Griffo

One of John Griffo's AE's tells Radio Ink, "Griffo makes you want to be as great as you possibly can. His style reaches deep into your soul and motivates your every fiber." Our Sales Manager of The Week Feature is sponsored by The Center For Sales Strategy.

Why I Went to CES

In our continuing series of interviews with radio executives who attended CES, we spoke to Colorado Broadcasters Association President Justin Sasso. Sasso was also part of the Jacobs Media tour of CES. Let's find out what Sasso thought about the 2022 show. 

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