PRIMEDIA Broadcasting brings in heavyweight Mark Jakins as CCO

Primedia Broadcasting will be bringing in the extensive expertise and skills of Mark Jakins to take on a new strategic business leadership role of Chief Commercial Officer from 1 September 2017. Mark will be driving the commercial strategy for our business as a whole, which is a much broader portfolio than we have had in […]
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Fox News Tries Building Podcast Audience With Free ‘Five’.

In an effort to broaden its podcast audience, Fox News Radio is launching its first free, ad-supported digital audio program. The free-version podcast of “The Five,” Fox News’ daily 9pm panel news show, will be supported by national advertising in concert with digital audio ad platform TargetSpot. Using TargetSpot’s platform, Fox News will be able […]
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CBS Radio E-Newsletter Keeps New Yorkers From ‘Missing Out’.

CBS Radio wants to make sure New Yorkers don’t miss a beat. The company’s New York radio cluster is launching a new daily e-newsletter detailing the area’s latest news, information and trends. “FOMO: New York,” short for “Fear of Missing Out,” will feature stories from CBS Radio’s radio stations and websites. It will also include […]
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Denver Morning Duo Return In Show Backed By Pot Dealership.

Longtime Denver market morning hosts Larry and Kathie J have found a new broadcast home—backed by one of Colorado’s largest marijuana dispensary chains. They’ll premiere next month on an internet radio station backed by The Green Solution and, as part of the deal, host Larry Ulibarri is introducing his own cannabis strain to be sold […]
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Fathers, More Active At Home, Remain Active Radio Lovers.

Here’s a happy coincidence for radio: fathers today have a much more active role in the household than in generations previous, and those fathers are significant fans of radio. This last bit of info comes from a collective of research in a new post on the Radio Advertising Bureau’s Radio Impact Reports blog titled “Men […]
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Radio Sees A Bright Revenue Future Through Digital.

For radio, digital is making all the difference. While terrestrial radio’s advertising revenue is expected to be flat over the next several years, the industry’s digital prospects are on the upswing. According to a new forecast by PwC, radio’s digital revenues are expected to rise at an 8.6% compound annual growth rate over the next […]
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New time slots for presenters, the one and only Darren Simpson.

After 13 years on 947 breakfast radio, Darren Simpson will move to the afternoon drive and Anele Mdoda will take over the breakfast show. Darren made the announcement on the Breakfast Xpress, noting that he has spent 18 years of his radio career on breakfast radio, and it is time for a lifestyle change and […]
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‘Coyote’ Lands Raider Nation With Vegas Broadcast Rights.

Beasley Media Group Las Vegas has landed the local broadcast rights for the NFL’s recently relocated Raiders. Raider Nation extends into Vegas with preseason and regular season games broadcast by country “102.7 The Coyote” KCYE and “NewsTalk AM 720” KDWN beginning with the 2017-18 season. The two-year agreement was negotiated by Compass Media Networks, who […]
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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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Much-loved celebs sign up for OFM’s Celeb Radio

OFM, the sound of your life in Central South Africa, has secured the services of two top celebs to present one of its most popular special projects – Celeb Radio. Sassy Toks en Tjops presenter Janina Oberholzer and sultry songstress Nianell and will warm the airwaves in Central South Africa from 5-9 June, and 12-5 […]
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