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Radio CMA Award Winners Announced

October 10th, 2016

Lon Helton, KKBQ in Houston, WUBE in Cincinnati, and KTTS in Springfield are among the winners that will be recognized at “The 50th Annual CMA Awards,” on November 2nd in Nashville. Here’s the complete list of who won. National Personality of the Year —“Country Countdown USA” (Lon Helton), Westwood One Major Market—“Chris Carr & Company” … read more

Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider Reveals New Solo Album Details

October 5th, 2016

[LoudWire] With the end of Twisted Sister on the near horizon, charismatic frontman Dee Snider is looking forward to continuing his musical career under his name alone. We Are the Ones, Snider’s third solo record, will be release three days shy of Halloween on Oct. 28 through Red River Records. The album, produced by GRAMMY award-winner Damon Ranger, … read more

SPORTS RADIO SCORES RECORD SEPTEMBER RATINGS

October 4th, 2016

[Inside Radio] Sports radio spiked the ratings ball in the end zone in September. The format posted its best September results since the beginning of PPM measurement across the three broad demos of 6+, 18-34 and 25-54. Sports captured a 4.7 share among listeners aged 6+, a 3.7 in the 18-34 demo and a 5.3 … read more

STATIONS SET FOR SECOND EMERGENCY ALERT TEST.

September 28th, 2016

[From Inside Radio]   Years of planning and preparation will finally culminate with the second-ever national Emergency Alert System test, set to be conducted today (Sep. 28) at 2:20pm ET. The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Federal Communications Commission will use the one-minute exercise to determine if a series of upgrades since the last national … read more

BIG CLIENTS BOAST OF HUGE RETURN ON RADIO ADS.

September 22nd, 2016

[From Inside Radio]   If radio was seeking a feel-good moment among all its increased competition, flattish revenue projections and other challenges, it got one Wednesday at the Radio Show in Nashville. That’s when a trio of marketing execs from big national brands took to the stage to explain why they pour buckets of cash … read more

New Targeting Capabilities Enhancing the Value of Digital and Broadcast Radio

September 19th, 2016

[Radio Impact Reports] Scott Bender, Global Head of Publisher Strategy and Business Development, Prohaska Consulting Much continues to be written about the growth of digital audio. By 2017, Digital Radio listenership will grow to 57.8% of the population, according to a recent study by eMarketer. Digital advertising dollars are steadily following and are projected to … read more

‘RADIO SHOW PODCAST’—A GUIDE IN AND OUT OF NASHVILLE.

September 16th, 2016

The NAB and RAB have launched a limited-run podcast to preview the upcoming Radio Show in Nashville, “featuring the biggest names, thought leaders and newest ideas.” The “Radio Show Podcast” already has seven episodes, but its latest, a “Radio Show Pre-Show Planner,” with details on events, education and entertainment on-tap in Nashville, will come in … read more

iPhone 7 Unjacked… Users Unglued

September 8th, 2016

[From: RAMP] After weeks of leaks and speculation about what the new iPhone would — and wouldn’t — have, those questions were answered during yesterday’s big Apple event in San Francisco. Along with some new water-resistant features and an improved camera system, the big takeaway about the new iPhone 7 — as many purists feared … read more

Sun Broadcast Group and Max Media Join Forces to Expand Shazamable Content On Radio!

September 7th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY September 7th, 2016,  – Shazam! The growth continues as Sun Broadcast Group announced today they have partnered with Max Media to bring Shazamable content to radio listeners throughout Virginia. Shazam For Radio, the first-ever interactive radio service designed for every station’s unique broadcast radio content, is now available for use on … read more

“BUSINESS ROCKSTARS” EXPANDS TO MULTI-PLATFORM DISTRIBUTION WITH 13 EPISODE SERIES

September 2nd, 2016

Pat O’Brien anchored interview program to launch on broadcast television    Los Angeles, CA (September 2, 2016) – “Business Rockstars”, the largest producer of video and audio entrepreneurial content, announced today an expansion into broadcast television. Anchored by veteran TV personality Pat O’Brien, the newly revamped daily interview show targets the 30 million entrepreneurs and … read more