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SBG Teams Up with Retro Pop Expert, Joe Cortez to Bring the 80’s & 90’s to Life!

February 21st, 2019

NEW YORK, NY February 7, 2019- Sun Broadcast Group (SBG) announced today that they have entered into an exclusive sales and affiliate partnership with Retro Pop Reunion and Host Joe Cortez. Each week, Cortez plays the biggest hits of the music video era while mixing in requests, flashbacks and great stories behind the songs. With … read more

SBG is bringing a new sound to nights with Throwback Nation Radio!

January 28th, 2019

NEW YORK, NY January 28, 2019 – Sun Broadcast Group (SBG) announced today that they have entered into a sales and affiliate partnership with Throwback Nation Radio. With Tony Lorino at the mic, TNR features the biggest Pop, Rock, and Dance hits from the 80’s and early 90’s—7 nights a week from 7pm to midnight. … read more

HOME DEPOT HAS SPRING BACK IN ITS SPOT COUNT STEP.

April 4th, 2017

[Inside Radio] Spring must have really sprung. Home Depot returns to the top of the list of national radio advertisers for the week of March 27-April 2—a position it occupied for much of the spring and summer of 2016. The home improvement retailer committed to 66,922 spots, according to Media Monitors, enough to catapult it … read more

NEWS/TALK LOOKS LIKELY TO BEGIN 2017 WITH A LEAD

January 3rd, 2017

[Inside Radio] There have been times when, after the flurry of a presidential campaign, a calm falls upon the once-busy news/talk format. Those times are decidedly not ready for a repeat. A forecast view of programming trends in the coming year indicates news/talk will continue to be popular; CHR, also a bright leader in 2016, … read more

STEVEN’S UNDERGROUND GARAGE JOINS SBG!

December 2nd, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY December 1, 2016,  – Sun Broadcast Group announced today that it has entered into a sales and syndication partnership with Little Steven’s Underground Garage. The show, heard on over 80 stations across America including Q104.3 in New York City and WROR in Boston, is hosted by Bruce Springsteen and the E … read more

RADIO COURTS GROWING AFRICAN-AMERICAN MILLENNIAL SPEND.

October 21st, 2016

  [Inside Radio] As African-Americans, and particularly Millennials among them, continue to expand their influence on mainstream America, companies are working to reach this group with customized campaigns, as well as products and services to meet their specific needs. That’s good news for radio stations, as advertisers continue to address the demo. A new Nielsen … read more

SOCIAL HAS GROWN INTO RADIO’S TOP STRATEGIC ALLY.

October 17th, 2016

[Inside Radio] As any good on-air personality and radio exec knows, beyond airtime, the great behemoth that connects you with listeners and advertisers is social media. And more than ever, savvy stations are finding that the right social strategy is the best route to achieving the big goals—improving brand awareness, tapping access and ensuring engagement. … read more

U.S. Ad Spending Growing at Best Pace in Six Years, New Magna Global Forecast Says

October 13th, 2016

[AdAge] Magna expects 2016 to see the largest increase in United States ad spending in six years. The IPG Mediabrands‘ agency revised its forecast for the year on Wednesday, predicting ad revenue in the U.S. will grow to $179 billion, a 6.3% increase. In June, Magna had predicted a 6.2% jump in ad revenue. A … read more

Shazam Announces iMessage App

October 11th, 2016

Shazam has announced the launch of Shazam for iMessage. This new feature brings the magic of Shazam to users inside of iMessage. Within the experience, users can Shazam and share their results as messages with friends – without leaving the messaging screen. With Shazam for iMessage, listeners will be able to discover music playing around them … read more

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