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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Radio, your cure for segregation brain disease !!

OPINION: Radio has a spectacular ability to bring people together. Radio can create spaces for debate and introduce us to ideas we haven’t engaged with. Radio has the power to bring people together. I’ve never understood what people see in soccer. It’s not the game itself that mystifies me, it’s the ardent levels of support […]
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Study Proves Radio’s Winning Efficiency For SoCal Auto Dealers.

The first automotive research study fielded exclusively for Southern California radio uncovers some important new findings about the value of AM/FM radio for today’s competitive auto industry. “The Automotive Path to Purchase Study,” conducted by Nielsen for the Southern California Broadcasters Association (SCBA), is being used to convince automotive clients and agencies to make broadcast […]
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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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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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Lois Lewis Named APD/MD at KNIX.

iHeartMedia country KNIX (102.5) Phoenix has awarded midday talent Lois Lewis with the title of assistant program director/music director. She fills the role left with Anthony Allen’s move to the company’s country combo KASE-FM (100.7) and KVET-FM (98.1) Austin, TX – where he is program director and hosts afternoons on KASE. “I’ve worked with Lois […]
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Radio Must Prep Strategically For Strong Back To School.

Summer may officially be a week away, but retailers are already looking ahead to fall and the back to school shopping season, which is expected to be strong. eMarketer sees back to school retail sales growing 4.6% to $857.2 billion this year, compared with 2016 levels. Back to school is big business for radio stations […]
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Honors For Jācapps, Jacobs’ Mobile Strategy Arm.

Corp! Magazine has name jācapps one of Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots of 2017. The mobile strategy and application development arm of Jacobs Media was honored June 8 at a ceremony held in Detroit and will be featured in the July/August 2017 print issue of the magazine. “jācapps is a Michigan success story,” COO Bob Kernen […]
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Steve Harvey Adds 100th Syndication Affiliate.

The Premiere Networks syndicated “The Steve Harvey Show” has reached a big milestone by signing up its 100th affiliate. The morning show, which features Harvey, Shirley Strawberry, J. Anthony Brown, Nephew Tommy, Carla Ferrell and Junior, was created in 2000 and joined the Premiere lineup in 2005. “The Steve Harvey Show” reportedly reaches seven million […]
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