New Jersey child psychologist sues Bill Spadea and Townsquare Media for defamation and more. In a civil suit filed in New Jersey Superior Court, a psychologist Steven Tobias continues WKXW-FM, Trenton “New Jersey 101.5” morning talk host Bill Spadeathe station and Town Square Media for defamation, commercial disparagement, and more. In the complaint, Tobias says he appeared on “New Jersey 101.5” many times over the years as an expert guest, and when the pandemic began he appeared many times to offer advice on how to help children struggling with wearing masks. as well as returning to school after distance learning. Tobias says he agreed to appear on Spadea program on September 21, 2021 after Spadea’s producer assured him that he would not be forced to take a stand on whether children should wear masks and that his appearance would not be politicized. Tobias claims that after his appearance, Spadea threw a “vicious shot at him personally and professionally”. He says Spadea called him “crazy” and said Tobias “literally should be charged with child abuse”, and more. Tobias says the attacks have damaged his reputation and his business, the Center for Child and Family Development. Tobias seeks compensatory and punitive damages, and more. Bill Spadea did not immediately respond to SPEAKERS‘ request for comment on the lawsuit.

Dave Ramsey presents wealth building events to sold-out crowds in Phoenix. Pictured above, on stage at Central Christian Church in Mesa, Arizona, is Ramsey SolutionsDavid Ramsey presenting its Building Wealth live event to a sold-out audience. Ramsey Solutions says retirement is the number one long-term savings goal for Americans, but according to the latest edition of Ramsey Solutions’ The State of Personal Finance, inflation and the cost of living are the top two. factors affecting people’s savings plans. The report also found that almost 60% of respondents said they worry about their general finances on a daily basis, and about half have lost sleep over the past three months due to financial worries. In partnership with local affiliate KTAR-FM, Ramsey Solutions produced the event on September 12-13. Each evening included presentations by Ramsey, New York Times bestselling author Rachel Cruze and other Ramsey personalities, including Dr. John Delony, Ken Coleman and Georges Kamel. Dave Ramsey says, “The reality is, you work too hard to feel like it’s broken. In tough economic times and in good economic times, you need to prepare for your financial future. In my 30 years in radio, I’ve seen time and time again that real millionaires follow a proven plan for their money. This event will show you that it is possible for you too.

Michael Biondo promoted to iHeartMedia. The company promotes Michael Biondo as President of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships, effective immediately. He served the company as Executive Vice President, Strategic Business Operations of the iHeartMedia Networks group. In his new role, Biondo will “oversee the evolution of iHeartMedia’s partnerships and transactions with key companies within iHeartMedia’s scope – from tech startups to established automotive companies, from the entertainment industry to international distribution. . » CEO of digital group iHeartMedia Conal Byrne says, “Mike has had a long and varied career at iHeartMedia, gaining experience and wisdom across a diverse set of priorities, vendors and partners. With Mike in this new role, our business will be even better prepared to approach the market in a thoughtful, streamlined and strategic way every day and in every conversation.

FOX News Media Names Jennifer Griffin Chief National Security Correspondent. Journalist Jennifer Griffin signs a new multi-year agreement with FOX News Media to serve as FOX News Channel’s Chief National Security Correspondent. CEO of FOX News Media Suzanne Scott says, “Jennifer is one of the industry’s leading journalists and has proven to be an indispensable asset on a consistent pace with unparalleled experience spanning over three decades in multiple war zones. We are extremely proud that she is continuing her incredible career at FOX News Media. Griffin adds, “It has been an honor to provide viewers with trusted reporting from the Pentagon and around the world on issues that are paramount to all of us – the safety and security of our fellow citizens and allies. I look forward to continuing to inform FOX News audiences alongside the best journalists in the business.

Politics and elections tied for top news/talk story this week. The combination of politics and the last of the primary elections ahead of November’s midterm elections was the most talked about story on news radio this week, landing at the top of the Talkers TenMT. At No. 2 this week, the state of the US economy was tied to the averted rail strike, followed by the former president donald trumplegal issues at No. 3. The Talkative TenMT is a weekly chart of top stories and people discussed on news/talk radio during the week and is the result of continuous research by SPEAKERS magazine. It is published every Friday on See this week’s full table here.

KWAM seeks press staff. KWAM, Memphis “The Mighty 990” expands its local news coverage. KWAM promoted Ben Deter – executive producer of “Wake Up Memphis” – full-time news anchor and anchor of the radio station’s political coverage. Owner of KWAM Todd Starnes says there are plans to add more reporters and anchors. Send your resume to: [email protected]

FOX News Media is looking for a freelance radio presenter. This on-site position in Los Angeles, Chicago or New York is a freelance radio anchor for the FOX News Audio family as on-air talent for FOX News Radio Network/FOX News Headlines 24/7 Sirius XM Channel 115. In this position, you will work to tight deadlines and deliver top-notch reporting. You have a passion for breaking news and the flexibility to work with a day’s notice. Learn more about this position here.

Journalist position open at FOX News Media in Washington, DC. For this on-site reporter position, FOX News Media is seeking an experienced full-time reporter to join the Washington DC team. You’ll cover a wide range of political, governmental, and congressional stories for FOX News Audio (FOX News Headlines 24/7 and FOX News Terrestrial Radio). You have strong journalism skills and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Most importantly, you have excellent editorial judgment and the ability to publish important news. Learn more and apply here.

Freelance Producer/Editor Opportunity at FOX News Media. This exciting opportunity is based in New York for a Freelance News Producer/Editor to oversee our network radio news operations staff (terrestrial and FOX News Headlines 24/7 – Channel 115 on SiriusXM Radio). In this role, you are our editorial manager, working with news anchors to craft the content and structure for a 24/7 news operation. It’s a fast-paced news environment! Your ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven newsroom allows you to deliver top quality segments/newscasts. You excel at multitasking and pay close attention to detail. Your writing and editing skills are excellent and your editorial judgment is top-notch. Learn more here.

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