PAI PLANS TO GO WITH TRUMP’S TWO-FOR-ONE REG EXCHANGE.

President Trump’s order that federal agencies eliminate two regulations on the books for every one adopted may not technically apply to independent agencies such as the Federal Communications Commission, but agency chief Ajit Pai said Thursday he plans to go along with the mission nevertheless. “If you look at some of the actions, we have […]
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Sanger open eersdaags biltong en koffie winkel.

Biltong en Bobby – hoe klink dit vir jou? Die sanger en The Voice SA-mentor, Bobby van Jaarsveld, gaan eersdaags sy eie biltong en koffie winkel open. Alhoewel hy nie veel oor die projek laat glip nie, skryf hy op sosiale media: “Hahhhahahahaha I KNOW…. 🙈 Tag someone who LOVES great Biltong and Coffee. Watch […]
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CLIENTS’ LOVE OF NEW YORK RADIO GREW BY LEAPS IN 2016.

New York radio stations wrote new business from 80 new advertisers while convincing 200 existing clients to double their ad spend in the second half of 2016. A total of 15 ad categories increased radio ad spend by double digits in the nation’s largest market, with grocery and department store categories showing the largest gains—both […]
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Taylor Swift Wins In Groping Trial Against Former DJ.

A jury in Denver awarded Taylor Swift a victory and symbolic $1 in damages after finding that former KYGO DJ David Mueller was guilty of groping her bare bottom during a meet-and-greet backstage at a 2013 concert. Swift alleged that Mueller groped her before a 2013 show at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Swift’s management […]
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Stations Go Beyond Radio To Build Separate, Thriving Web Biz.

To unlock the potential of digital, some radio broadcasters are looking beyond their airwaves and formats, and building digital destinations that stand apart from their core radio businesses. Such efforts include hyper-local news websites, online restaurant and travel guides, e-newsletters and local event listings. In Asheville, NC, for instance, Saga Communications recently launched the828.com, a […]
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Comcast To Lead In Radio Show With Spot Ad Discussion.

One of radio’s leading advertisers, Comcast Cable, will headline the 2017 Radio Show Advertiser Breakfast on Thurs. (Sept. 7) from 7:30am-9:00am. The event is sponsored by Katz Radio Group and will be held at the J.W. Marriott Austin during the 2017 Radio Show, Sept. 5-8. Kavita Vazirani, senior VP, Media Strategy & Sciences for Comcast […]
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After Fireworks, Taylor Swift Suit Begins In Earnest.

For Taylor Swift, this month is more about the hot seat than the Hot 100. The long-brewing legal feud between the pop star and former Denver radio morning man David Mueller at last got down to business Monday, Aug. 7, as the gavel fell on the high-profile trial expected to last two weeks. Jury selection […]
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Adams Radio Group Sued For Wrongful Termination.

A former HR department executive has sued Adams Radio Group and its New Mexico cluster for retaliation, discrimination and wrongful termination. The onetime exec claims she was targeted and fired as the only Hispanic in an all-white office. Brenda Rodriguez is charging that after complaining to a female supervisor about inappropriate behavior from the company’s […]
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Scripps Puts Focus On Acquisitions, Digital Growth In Q2.

At E.W. Scripps, television accounts for the bulk of revenue even though it owns about the same number of radio stations as TV. During its Thursday second quarter 2017 investor call, the company trained most of its focus on its acquisition this week of a new TV network asset, the shedding of its heritage comic […]
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Over 1,000 AMs Seek FM Translators During Filing Window.

Details of what was applied for during the just-closed FM translator filing period aren’t yet being made public by the Federal Communications Commission. But FCC chief Ajit Pai says demand for translators remains strong. “Over one thousand AM stations took advantage of it,” Pai announced on Thursday. He calls the window “another significant milestone” in […]
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