How Radio Can Dominate the Connected Car

Join us for a free webinar on September 30th at 1PM Eastern. We'll take an in-depth look at the competitive environment and how radio can compete and win in the digital dash. Joe D’Angelo, SVP Global Radio & Digital Audio at Xperi will discuss connected car trends and implications with Radio Ink editor Ed Ryan. REGISTER

Car Talk Ends A Long Run

Car Talk launched as a local show on WBUR in Boston back in 1977, hosted by Tom and Ray Magliozzi, also known as Click and Clack. In 1987 the show went national and was a huge success for NPR.

Fall Cleanup

(By Rick Fink) The first day of fall was Wednesday, September 22nd, and if you’re a homeowner, we all know what that means. It’s time for “Fall Cleanup!”

Try Something New

(By Mike McVay) Why is everyone always afraid to try something new? Obviously, the risk/reward analysis has to be done before taking any risk, otherwise you’re relying on luck, which isn’t very reliable.

Use Your Geographic Advantages To Win New Dollars

(By Charlie Sislen) I can’t even count the number of radio station pitches I’ve seen that include a coverage map. While a coverage map can be informative, it has very little value to most advertisers.

Thank You Frank Ray

Radio Ink would like to give a big shout to Frank Ray who wowed the Thursday lunch crowd at our Hispanic Radio Conference. With his unique mix of Latino and Country Music, Ray had everyone ready to dance all afternoon. What an entertainer. Check out more from Frank HERE including several music videos.

(SPONSORED) Brooke & Jeffrey+Your Music=Your Success

Brooke & Jeffrey bring high-energy, laughs, family fun, and the best in pop culture conversation to listeners every day. Along with your music, the popular program delivers top rankings and major share nationwide.

WBZ Traffic Copter Agreement

iHeartMedia Boston and Needham Bank have signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement. The bank based, in the Boston suburb, will be the exclusive sponsor of the WBZ NewsRadio Traffic Copter.

Dukes On 970 ESPN Pittsburgh

iHeartMedia Pittsburgh and Duquesne University have signed a broadcast agreement. Duke football and men’s basketball games will be heard on 970 ESPN (WBGG) 104.7 HD2.

FCC Commissioner Takes Swing at Digital Platforms

While digital companies prosper, the government should not over-regulate broadcasters. That was the message from FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington at the Radio Ink Hispanic Radio Conference in Miami Thursday. Simington produced some eye-popping revenue stats when he compared the big three digital platforms to radio.

Free Daily Radio News

Daily industry headlines plus breaking news bulletins.

Memes Podcast

WBUR’s Endless Thread podcast is launching a new series focusing on the origin, manipulation and cultural impact of memes. The series launches October 1.

Audacy, MLB Release First Original Podcast

It's called THE RUN: 2016 CHICAGO CUBS. It's the first original podcast developed between Audacy and Major League Baseball. The show looks at the Chicago Cubs 2016 World Series campaign.

Chachi Talks News-Talk-Sports

Benztown President Dave 'Chachi' Denes' latest podcasts feature a couple News/Talk and Sports radio programmers. Valerie Geller consults on talk radio while Bruce Gilbert helps program major market sports stations.

GBH News Names Executive Editor

Lee Hill is the first Executive Editor for GBH News. Hill is the executive producer for 'The Takeaway' at WNYC in New York.

Your Cousin Vinnie Joins WABC

Vinnie Medugno, a NYC DJ and cover artist has been added to the 77WABC music weekend lineup. 'My Cousin Vinnie' show will feature hits from the 60s to 70s Saturday nights.

B101.5 Debuts New Morning Show

WBQB, Fredericksburg VA has named Jeremy Grey as permanent morning drive host. Grey has been a fill-in host since Dee Daniels left to pursue other interests outside the industry.

SiriusXM Urban View Channel Additions

Four new weekly shows on race relations, culture, business, politics, law and medicine have been added to the channel. The new Sunday lineup debuts September 26.

SiriusXM/Marvel Podcasts

SiriusXM is teaming up with Marvel Entertainment for Marvel Podcasts Unlimited. The premium subscription will be available on the new Marvel channel on Apple Podcasts.

Our Print Magazine: Radio Ink

September 6, 2021

Cover Interview: Juleyka Lantigua & Alicia Menendez

2021 Medallas de Cortez Finalists