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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Entercom Leaps Deeper Into Podcasts With DGital Media Stake.

Entercom is taking a bigger leap into the fast-growing world of podcasting. The broadcaster has purchased a 45% stake in DGital Media and formed a strategic partnership with the on-demand audio entertainment provider. As part of a multi-year services agreement, DGital Media will create original on-demand audio content that leverages Entercom’s local talent and relationships […]
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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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