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760 WJR Named Radio Station of the Year ...

Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that Detroit News/Talk 760 radio station WJR has been named Station of the Year by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters, during the announcement of its 2021 Broadcast Excellence Awards. This is the fifth time in six years that WJR has been recognized as the Michigan Association of Broadcasters’ Station of […]

Key takeaways from Ana’s press conferenc

Report: Key takeaways from Ana’s press conference Westwood One Last week, 300 media executives from America’s largest and most respected advertisers attended the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) 2022 Media Conference. Another 700 attendees participated virtually. This week’s blog from Cumulus Media and Westwood One Audio Active Group features some of the key takeaways. “Humanity […]

Chat with Brody Caster: Country Artist T...

Brody Caster. Photo courtesy of Courtney Ritter Photography Country artist Texas Red Dirt is a title that Brody Caster has worked hard to earn. He chatted with Digital Journal’s Markos Papadatos about his latest projects. Music is something he has been studying for years; first as a fan. And now he’s put in a lot […]

Facebook and TikTok block Russian state ...

Facebook, TikTok and Microsoft are cracking down on Kremlin-backed media RT and Sputnik following the European Union’s ban on Russian state media. “We have received requests from a number of governments and the EU to take further action regarding Russian state-controlled media. Given the exceptional nature of the current situation, we will restrict access to […]

Retired media stalwart, radio host Frank...

Frank Beckmann, a retired sportscaster and conservative talk show host who spent 48 years at WJR, is in hospice care and “entering the final stages” of life, his wife Karen Beckmann told Crain’s. Beckmann, 72, has vascular dementia, she said. “It just progressed very, very fast,” Beckmann said of the disease. “He didn’t even have […]

Overnight Drive joins streaming radio st...

Hot on the heels of an announcement regarding their Prime Time lineup, TNCRadio.LIVE, today announced that another well-known radio personality can now be heard on the trucker-centric streaming radio station. “We are delighted to announce that in cooperation with Hot Shot’s Secret, the Steve Sommers Overnight Drive program will be available to listen to on […]

An exhibit showcases the history of radi...

The town of Schenectady, headquarters of General Electric, was once a broadcasting hotbed. One of the first commercial radio stations in the country began broadcasting 100 years ago. A new exhibit at the Museum of Innovation and Science celebrates WGY’s history. WGY was established by GE in 1922 and still operates today under various owners […]

Silk Sonic joins ‘Fortnite’ with a speci

Silk Sonic, the collaborative project between Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak, is coming to fortnite as part of the Icon series. READ MORE: Silk Sonic – ‘An Evening with Silk Sonic’ review: Shameless retro delight Epic Games and Atlantic Records announced the launch of the new Icon Series in a press release. Players will be […]

The new president of Western Mass Public...

Matt Abramovitz took over as head of New England Public Media nearly three years after a radio and television merger that brought the Springfield public radio station into a partnership with Boston public media giant GBH. While the merger between New England Public Radio and WGBY-TV — a subsidiary of GBH — which became official […]

Media banned from speaking to Judge Gors...

through: MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press Job : 1 Feb 2022 / 5:43 p.m. CST / Update: 1 Feb 2022 / 5:43 p.m. CST FILE – Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch stands during a group photo at the Supreme Court in Washington, April 23, 2021. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times via AP, Pool, File) WASHINGTON (AP) — […]

Cumulus Media Promotes Five In Providenc...

Ellen Kachinske Cumulus Media announces that it has promoted five radio programming professionals to its group of Providence, RI radio stations. Cumulus has elevated Mary Ellen Kachinske to Director of Music Programming for WWLI-FM (Lite 105), WPRO-FM (92PRO-FM) and WWKX-FM (Hot 106). Kachinske is stepping down from her former position as COO/Program Director of WWLI-FM/Lite […]

Cox Media Group/Dayton Appoints Darren M...

Cox Media Group/Dayton Appoints Darren Moore as Vice President/General Manager Cox Media Group Cox Media Group has named Darren Moore Vice President/General Manager of its cluster in Dayton, OH, including Classic Hits WZLR-FM and W266BG (95.3 and 101.1 The Eagle), News/Talk WHIO-AM & FM and Country WHKO-FM (K99.1). Moore joined the company 26 years ago […]

Nalzaro: Media Bias – SUNSTAR

“Ikaw na ba? a show on dzBB (GMA 7’s flagship AM radio station) featuring interviews with presidential, vice presidential and senate candidates, will begin today, January 24. It is also simulcast on GTV. The radio and television special, which is part of the GMA Network’s comprehensive election coverage dubbed “Eleksiyon 2022”, will include one-on-one interviews […]

A conversation with the “chief storytell

Nick Ragone, JD, explains how Ascension’s marketing strategy is guided by the organization’s mission and its emphasis on storytelling. Everyone has a story worth telling, and healthcare organizations can use this tool to connect with their patients and consumers. One organization that looks at storytelling is Ascension, a large nonprofit health care system headquartered in […]

Hannity lashes out at Democrats, media f...

In his “Opening Monologue” Thursday, Sean Hannity highlighted the Democrats’ lingering hypocrisy in their Congressional investigation into the January 6, 2020 Capitol Riot, while ignoring more than 500 other riots that left behind hundreds of blocks of American communities burned down or looted. The “Hannity” host went on to point out that Democrats and the […]

Media: January 2022 • Signal remains str

Rick O’Dell of MeTV FM In recent years, fans of MeTV FM (87.7 FM) in Chicago are preparing for their favorite station to be shut down by the FCC. Program Director Rick O’Dell has good news for them if they haven’t heard it yet. “We hit a tipping point last July when the FCC imposed […]

Salem Media Group Chicago AM Station 560...

IRVING, Texas, December 29, 2021– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –Salem Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SALM) announced today that its Chicago, Illinois AM 560 The Answer station will begin in 2022 with an overhaul of its information and traffic operations. For the past 17 years, Mike Scott has anchored news broadcasts on the station between 5 a.m. and […]

HT Media Launches First Programmatic Pod...

HT Media Ltd. partnered with AdsWizz to create India’s premier programmatic podcast marketplace. This strategic relationship allows brands to access millions of listeners in India through the buying and selling of podcast ads in real time. Named “FabX”, it is the newest addition to the vast HT media offering. Podcast advertising is still in its […]

Michael O. Driscoll to step down as CFO ...

Michael O. Driscoll to step down as CFO of Connoisseur Media Michael O. Driscoll Connoisseur Media co-founder, executive vice president and chief financial officer Michael O. Driscoll will step down as chief financial officer of the company effective December 31. Driscoll has been the company’s chief financial officer since July 2004 and has worked with […]

Jesse Kelly Radio Show enjoys ratings su...

This week, Hubbard Broadcasting’s Joel Oxley and other news executives painted an alarming picture of the plight of local journalism in an affidavit before the Senate Judiciary Antitrust Subcommittee. The Journalism Competition and Preservation Bill (HR 1735) is at issue. The law would grant news media, including TV and radio stations and newspapers, an “antitrust […]

After 30 years on the air, Ric Edelman l...

GREAT FALLS, Virginia – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Ric Edelman, named six times on “The Heavy Hundred” by TALKERS Magazine as one of America’s Top 100 Radio Talk Show hosts, launches THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR FUTURE with Ric Edelman, a new nationally syndicated radio show debuting in 24 radio markets nationwide and all major podcast platforms. […]

Adventist Journal Online | Radio statio...

23 November 2021 WGTS-FM in Washington, DC, USA won the prestigious NAB Marconi Radio Awards. Through: Adventist Review Staff WGTS-FM Washington, DC, a radio station affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist community, was recently named Religious Station of the Year at the 2021 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Marconi Radio Awards. The awards, which recognize excellence […]

Drummer Stix Hooper to host radio show a...

Stix Hooper * Best known as an original member of the Pioneer Group Jazz crusaders (later The Crusaders), Hooper “Stix” by Nesbert enjoyed an illustrious career as a musician, composer, record producer, artistic director, first national vice president of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (three unprecedented terms with this Grammy organization) and […]

Comedian loses radio show after calling ...

Jason Robo, a 39-year-old comedian, lost his radio show after making a racist comment at San Diego County Public Health Director Wilma Wooten, who is black. “You should quit, [Nora] Vargas. I can’t wait for your arteries to get clogged. They don’t do it fast enough. And Nathan [Fletcher], you should kill yourself, a dishonorable […]

New radio show explores ‘middle ground’

The idea for the new “Common Ground” radio show arose out of conversations David Ayres had in his office with Flagler County NAACP President Shelley Ragsdale. Ayres, vice president and general manager of Flagler Broadcasting, said he and Ragsdale discussed why Americans are polarized by race and politics in the national media. They discussed some […]

Brady and Fitzgerald will do a weekly sh...

Tom Brady and Larry Fitzgerald are branching out, even as training camps have opened and the 2021 season approaches. The seven-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback and star receiver will host “Let’s Go!” a weekly SiriusXM radio show. They’ll join Jim Gray to discuss what’s happening in the NFL, including, naturally, the latest with Brady’s Tampa Bay […]

Swiss court sentences runner Caster Seme...

Rebecca peterson from Sweden eliminated the seed Sloane stephens outside of the Citi Open, the hard-court tournament that serves as the focus for the US Open. Peterson, ranked 70 in the world, took the straight-set victory, 6-2, 7-5, over Stephens, the eighth player in the world, who had just suffered a third round defeat at […]