Dallas DJ Charged With Producing Child Porn, LeGeyt Lays Out Vision For His NAB
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Radio Headlines For Friday 01-21-22

The company trying to convince the FCC to change a rule that would allow radio stations to geo-target content and advertising to specific areas in their markets is calling out iHeart. Is it fair to be making this fight about iHeart? You decide. [read more]

49-year old Clois Glenn Raborn, known for appearing on “The Russ Martin Show,” on iHeartMedia's DFW Rocker KEGL-FM has been charged with production of child pornography. The charges were announced by the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas. [read more]

New National Association of Broadcasters CEO Curtis LeGeyt shared his vision and outlook for the organization and the broadcasting industry in a virtual town hall for NAB members Thursday. LeGeyt told members he's focused on three specific areas as we head into 2022. [read more]

Salem General Manager Nic Anderson says Mike Murphy is the glue that holds many departments together at his radio station. "He's a coach, mentor, counselor, idea generator, and connoisseur of dad jokes. I’m blessed to have him on our team.” Our Sales Manager of The Week Feature is sponsored by The Center For Sales Strategy. [read more]

Family Radio is purchasing WQBU-FM from Univision Radio. The station covers portions of western Long Island and eastern New York City. Family Radio will change the call letters to WFME-FM. The purchase price was not disclosed. [read more]

Skyview Networks announced on Thursday that Steve Jones, its COO/President, has been promoted to CEO. Ken Thiele, Founder and CEO, moves to Founder and Executive Chairman of the Board. Jones has been COO/President since joining the company in 2019. [read more]

SiriusXM host Joe Madison has been on a hunger strike since November of 2021 hoping Congress would pass voting rights legislation. Now that it appears that issue is dead in the water on Capitol Hill, after 74 days without eating, Madison is throwing in the towel. Listen to his statement HERE. [read more]

Steve Shaw and Jim Carter's inadvertent 'Hot Mic' comments last week not only cost them their jobs at WHOU-FM, but now Shaw is out of the Maine Basketball Hall of Fame. While preparing for a girls' basketball game, the pair made derogatory comments about some of the players. [read more]

Heather Froglear has been selected to receive The Country Radio Broadcasters 2022 Tom Rivers Humanitarian Award. She will be recognized with the award during the New Faces of Country Music show, held during CRS 2022. [read more]

Alejandro Ortiz, Executive Creative Director, Campbell Ewald, has been named chief judge for the 31st annual Radio Mercury Awards. Call for entries for the 2022 Radio Mercury Awards will open in a few weeks. [read more]
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Radio & TV personality Sam Alex’s inaugural Camp Broadcast Acoustic Concert was held this past Sunday, raising money for student scholarships to attend Camp Broadcast. Money is still being collected so the final tally is not yet known.  [read more]

Thanks to Bob VanDerheyden for sending us this classic shot when he was working at WICC in Bridgeport, Connecticut back in 1975. Send your Blast From The Past picture to [read more]

Affiliate relations platform ARC Software welcomes two new producers to its platform as well as the introduction of a new online intention form process for network radio. [read more]

ABC Audio has launched its new GMA channel on Apple Podcasts and announced three new podcasts: a Good Morning America podcast; the second season of Life Out Loud with LZ Granderson and new entertainment podcast Close Up. [read more]

It's time to improve your podcasting game. Stop sitting on the sidelines while your competitors grow their podcast listening and grab all the podcast cash sitting on the table. To learn from the very best you should be subscribing to our free Podcast Business Journal headlines HERE [read more]

Every Friday, Radio Ink crowns a new sales manager of the week. Our Sales Manager of the week winners receive a one year digital subscription to Radio Ink Magazine. Make your nomination HERE. Our Sales Manager of the Week feature is sponsored by the Center for Sales Strategy. [read more]
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