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Fitz’s Nationally Syndicated Shows Continue!

May 19th, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NEW YORK, NY April, 25th, 2017 – With the announcement of his departure from KKWF-FM Seattle, Fitz and syndicator Sun Broadcast Group want to remind radio that Fitz is here to stay from coast to coast!   You can hear Fitz across the country on over 190 affiliates including, The Fitz … 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

Radio Ink: Are You Missing The First Step To Gaining Revenue Share?

March 13th, 2017

Hispanic radio can sell groceries, cell phones, cars, and furniture, but can it sell itself? The radio industry as a whole often complains that agencies are out of touch — that ad execs in New York or L.A. don’t “get” radio’s impact on real consumers. Is this true, or does radio fail to make the … read more

Steven Van Zandt Headlines Rock & Roll for Children Benefit Show

March 10th, 2017

[From WTOP] WASHINGTON — He’s a music and TV icon, from his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame role in Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band to his gangster role in “The Sopranos.” Now, “Little Steven” himself, Steven Van Zandt, will headline the annual Rock and Roll for Children concert at The Fillmore in Silver Spring on Saturday, March 18 … read more

Slacker & Steve Ink a New Five Year Deal

March 3rd, 2017

Denver, CO – March 2, 2017 – Entercom Denver’s Alice 105.9 (KALC) rewards brand icons, Slacker & Steve with a five year contract extension. The high profile personalities will continue their successful afternoon drive program weekdays from 3pm – 7pm.  Slacker & Steve have been together in afternoons for Alice 105.9  for 10 years, hosting … read more

The House of Hair with Dee Snider Celebrates 20 years and 1,000 shows!

February 7th, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NEW YORK, NY February, 3, 2017 – Twisted Sister front man and legendary Rock icon, Dee Snider celebrates 20 years and 1,000 shows with his national radio show, The House of Hair, syndicated through Sun Broadcast Group.  Snider’s special 1,000th episode will air this Saturday, February 11thth. To celebrate, The House … read more

CUMULUS/HOUSTON WELCOMES SHAZAMABLE RADIO CONTENT!

January 26th, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NEW YORK, NY January 26, 2017 – “The Big Game” isn’t the only game-changer coming to Houston in 2017. Sun Broadcast Group announced today that Cumulus Media Top 40, KRBE has joined the growing list of stations to offer fully interactive, Shazamable over-the-air content. KRBE-FM joins the Shazam for Radio family … read more

Jamie Foxx to Host ‘Beat Shazam’ App-Based Game Show

January 13th, 2017

Jamie Foxx is turning game-show host. The Oscar-winning actor will host Fox TV’s Beat Shazam, an interactive game show based on the song-identification app Shazam. The game show’s producers include Mark Burnett of Survivor and The Voice. Foxx will preside over Beat Shazam as teams of two compete against the clock and other contestants to … read more

NAB OPENS ENTRIES FOR 2017 CRYSTAL AWARDS.

January 5th, 2017

The National Association of Broadcasters is now accepting entries for the 30th annual Crystal Radio Awards. The NAB Crystal Radio Awards are presented annually by the National Association of Broadcasters to U.S. NAB member radio stations. The award was established in 1987 to recognize radio stations for year-round commitment to local community service. Finalists for … 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