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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Brendan Carr Nomination Hits A Speedbump On Road To FCC.

Despite some party-line opposition to giving a new term to Federal Communications Commission chief Ajit Pai, the chairman and veteran commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel easily cleared a key hurdle on Wednesday as the Senate Commerce Committee voted to advance their nominations to the full Senate for a vote. But for Republican nominee Brendan Carr the path […]
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Conclave Report: Disruption, Alexa, Podcasts Are Huge For Radio.

As technology keeps changing how Americans consume media, a prominent radio chief sees a “big pot of gold” for the industry in all the digital disruption. Enormous ad budgets once reserved for newspapers and TV are now in play for radio sellers as well. That’s how Bill Hendrich, executive VP, Radio at Cox Media Group, […]
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