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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Deal Digest: M&A Market Picks Up With New Sales, Closings.

Multistate Deal – Jon Kelly files a $31,969,066 deal to take a controlling stake in SummitMedia, which owns 23 stations in Birmingham, AL; Greenville, SC; Honolulu; Louisville; Richmond, VA; and Tuscaloosa, AL. Kelly will take a 65% stake in the company that had been majority controlled by the private equity firm HighPoint Holdings since SummitMedia […]
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Music found me and led me to broadcasting.

Nicky Blumenfeld aka Nicky B, host of Kaya FM’s The World Show, was a finalist in three categories in this year’s Liberty Radio Awards: Best Music Show; Best Night Time Show and Weekend Radio Show. She delivers a “musical journey that bridges generations and genres”, which travels “across continents and timelines”. What made you go […]
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Minal Patel Named Project Manager at Mediabase.

Minal Patel has been promoted to project manager at Mediabase. Patel joined the company in 2008 as the director of client services and has advanced through various departments in the company. “Minal will play a key role in leading our new user interface design,” President/CEO Philippe Generali commented. “She has done a terrific job of […]
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Traffic a major driver in powering drive time radio

The latest BRC Radio Audience Measurement (RAM) numbers, which were for the first full year of research, continue to reflect longer listening times and a listening curve that no longer has sharp peaks that stand out during the drive time periods. But this does not mean that drive time radio is any less important. MICHAEL […]
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