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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

STANDING OUT MORE CRUCIAL THAN EVER IN CROWDED Q4 AD SPACE.

December 12th, 2016

[From Inside Radio] While it’s no secret that the holiday season is primetime for retailers, a new analysis from Nielsen points out just how essential fourth-quarter is for advertising. Almost 30% of total annual retail spend comes in Q4, with $71.6 trillion spent over the last five years on advertising for the top 20 product … read more

Dee Snider Voices Support for Standing Rock Protesters in Poignant New Video

December 7th, 2016

Not one to shy away from any political or social cause that he wholeheartedly believes in, legendary rocker Dee Snider is now showing his support for the thousands of men and women at the Standing Rock Indian reservation in North Dakota who are protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. In a video for “So What” that … 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

Eight Years and Fearlessly Bold!

November 17th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY November 17, 2016 – Sun Broadcast Group hit another milestone today as the company turns EIGHT YEARS OLD.  The national radio network, headquartered in New York City and Boca Raton is home of the popular Shazam for Radio, the NCAA Game of the Week with SportsUSA and Sun Latino, the largest … read more

RadioTraffic and Sun Broadcast Group Vote For Two More Years

November 10th, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY November 10, 2016, – Sun Broadcast Group and Dave Scott’s RadioTraffic.com announced today that they have extended their network ad sales agreement. “We are very pleased with the trust that RadioTraffic continues to place in Sun Broadcast Group.” said Julio Aponte, Chief Operating Officer at Sun. “ This extension of our agreement with Dave … read more

SUN BROADCAST GROUP AFFILIATE TEAM EXPERIENCES A FRIGHTENINGLY GOOD OCTOBER!

November 1st, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NEW YORK, NY November, 3, 2016, – Even with the cooling temperatures, the Sun affiliate team stayed HOT this October adding over SIXTY stations to the SBG and Sun Latino families! The House of Hair with Dee Snider and The Daily House of Hair Cut welcome Townsquare Media’s KKNN-FM in Grand Junction, … read more

GEICO GETS COMPETITION IN INSURANCE RADIO SPOT COUNT.

October 25th, 2016

[Inside Radio] Liberty Mutual Insurance is playing a game of cat and mouse with leading national radio advertiser GEICO. With the latter back on top based on over-the-air spots for the week of Oct. 17-23, the former is upping its game plan at radio…sort of. Known for its TV ads utilizing the Statue of Liberty … 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