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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Sit down with Afrikaans music legend Laurika Rauch in rare interview

Cape Town – It’s a cold and rainy Thursday afternoon as I make my way to GrandWest. I’m feeling honoured and nervous at the same time as I will be sitting down to chat to one of SA music’s greats, and a personal idol of mine, Laurika Rauch. We’ve crossed paths previously, and by crossing […]
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Magna Forecast: Internet, Led By Mobile, To Pass TV Ad Sales.

Driven by mobile, social and video, the internet has surpassed television as the No. 1 category for ad spending. According to a new Magna Global forecast, digital media will represent 40% of total global ad spend this year, while television claims 36%. And within digital, mobile emerges as the dominant force, commanding 54% of all […]
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We’re only human, after all, and radio connects us

Hundreds of broadcasters and music executives from around the world recently united at the Worldwide Radio Summit in Hollywood, California. I was invited to speak with peers on the complicated relationship between science and art. The panel included key industry leaders including Kurt Johnson, senior VP of programming at Townsquare Media; Michael Martin, senior VP […]
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Stolz, Citing Colbert, Questions CBS Radio Spinoff.

CBS is pushing back against an attempt by California radio station owner Ed Stolz to use recent comments by “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert about President Trump to derail the company’s sale of CBS Radio to Entercom. Stolz says the May 1 “Late Show” broadcast raises questions about whether CBS has the basic qualifications […]
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