Frank Deford, Renowned Sportswriter, NPR Voice, Dies At 78.

Frank Deford, deemed “NPR’s longtime philosopher of sports,” and one of the most renowned sportswriters of his era, died Sunday at 78 at his home in Key West, FL. He was a mainstay on “Morning Edition,” and broadcast on public radio for 37 years before retiring earlier this year. Deford was among the most esteemed […]
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Are Seacrest, Katy Perry In An ‘Idol’ Salary Snafu?

Ryan Seacrest is reportedly sulking over ABC’s financial offer for him to host next year’s reboot of “American Idol.” And, apparently, Katy Perry is to blame. According to a Page 6 report in the New York Post, Perry said during an interview with iHeartMedia rhythmic CHR WKTU New York (103.5) that she was earning $25 […]
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Triton Hires Digital Ad Vet For MRC Accreditation.

Triton Digital has recruited digital advertising industry veteran Nicole Kuntz as senior VP of Compliance and Industry Relations, and chief compliance officer. In her new role, Kuntz will be responsible for overseeing the company’s Media Ratings Council accreditation process of its Webcast Metrics platform. Kuntz, who has worked closely with the MRC and specializes in […]
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2017 Advertising Trends Show Shifting Marketplace.

Here’s what radio expected—that Q1 revenues, the year after a presidential election, would be a bit soft. Advertising has a habit of working that way. The challenge going forward: How do you make 2017 numbers rise through the year, in a market that keeps shifting? An Inside Radio analysis of year-over-year advertising trends shows a […]
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Worldwide Radio Summit reveals technology, human trends.

Jacaranda FM’s GM, Kevin Fine, was among the hundreds of broadcasters and music executives from around the world at the 2017 Worldwide Radio Summit in Hollywood, California. He returned with new information on radio and its trends. He was invited to speak with peers on the complicated relationship between science and art. The panel included […]
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Redi’s stepping off 702 drive and heading in a bold new direction

702’s Redi Tlhabi has announced her intention to take an exciting new direction in her journey, which means she needs to step off of her daily afternoon drive show on the talk station. Redi has been offered a fellowship in the United States in 2018 which will be an opportunity for her to broaden her […]
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Kwesta, Amanda Black shine at #SAMA23

Johannesburg – After the first night of the 23rd instalment of the South African Music Awards, former Idols SA winner Khaya Mthethwa’s two wins, Kwesta and Amanda Black emphatically dominated the show with four wins apiece. Kwesta, who was a notable snub at the Metro FM Awards, picked up the gongs for best male artist […]
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KFM confirms Whackhead’s in for breakfast

Cape Town – Western Cape radio station KFM has confirmed IOL’s exclusive on Friday morning that major line-up changes will take place at the station, including that Darren “Whackhead” Simpson will be replacing Ryan O’Connor as breakfast show host. “Darren is one of South Africa’s most prominent commercial broadcasters, having hosted 947’s Breakfast Xpress for […]
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Jou Top 20 Afrikaanse Treffers vir die week – Kom ons ondersteun ons Afrikaanse Kunstenaars.

Hierdie week het ons ‘n nuwe kunstenaar wat die Top 20 betree, dit is niemand anderste as Joe Foster met sy liedjie “Ridder”. Refentse skiuf op na nommer 8 met hulle liedjie “Vuil Vanderbijl”. By hierdie jaar se SAMA toekennings het hy ook die toekenning ontvan vir die beste verkope vanjaar. 1. Liezel Pieters – […]
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Chris Berry Named NTS Senior VP At IHeart.

Chris Berry has been elevated to senior VP of News, Talk and Sports programming at iHeartMedia. In his new role, Berry will oversee the company’s spoken word brands providing strategic guidance and connecting key advertisers with their audiences. In addition to his new post, Berry will continue in his current position of senior VP/GM for […]
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