30 Years For ESPN Radio, Popular Radio Blogger Dies at 63
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Radio Headlines For Thursday 12-30-21

Iliad Media Group CEO Darrell Calton says Amanda White exemplifies true leadership qualities found in great sales managers. "She is both a coach and a student, always seeking to learn and transfer knowledge. She leads from the front and the team rallies to her side. We are fortunate Amanda calls Iliad Media Group home." Our Sales Manager of The Week Feature is sponsored by The Center For Sales Strategy. [read more]

ESPN RadioLaunched on January 1, 1992 'Sports Radio ESPN' started with only weekend broadcasts. The debut offering of 16 hours of programing was carried on more than 140 affiliates in 43 states. By 1996, now branded ESPN Radio; had expanded to weekdays with more dayparts being offered as a 24-hour service. [read more]

WTOP reports that founder Dave Hughes has passed away at the age of 63 from a heart attack. Hughes focused more on the newsy gossip side of the media in Washington and Baltimore. The WTOP story includes quotes from former WTOP VP Jim Farley. Check it out HERE. [read more]

The entire Radio Ink team would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy New Year. We'll be back Monday morning with the latest radio industry headlines. Until then, breaking news can be found on our Facebook and Twitter pages. Have a great long weekend everyone. [read more]

radios-african-american-future-leadersOur Future African American Leaders in Radio list includes radio employees from every aspect of the radio business from all over the country. YOUR DEADLINE TO NOMINATE IS JANUARY 14TH [read more]

ABC Radio Network entertainment reporter Bill Diehl is out with a book. 50 Years Of Celebrity Chatter has stories and quotes from almost all the well-knowns he's talked with over the years. [read more]

The Audio Engineering Society, first ever, President's Award has been given to Bob Orban. The award recognizes contributions to the goals of AES that are made collaboratively in groups. [read more]

Salem Media Group's AM 560 The Answer in Chicago has signed news anchor Mike Scott to a full-time contract as it restructures the stations line-up. For the past 17 years Scott has worked with the station through an agreement with Total Traffic and Weather Network and NBC News Radio. [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]

Radio Ink Publisher Deborah Parenti's Tuesday column called Fair Play - Fair Pay garnered a lot of feedback from the radio industry, including comments from Cromwell CEO Bud Walters, Alpha's Bill McElveen and KCAA Radio's Fred Lundgren. In case you missed the column, check it out HERE and the comments that follow. [read more]
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The amount Craig Karmazin's Good Karma Brands is paying for three AMs home to ESPN Radio was made public on Monday. The Afternoon Headlines E-mail from RBR+TVBR has the details. Get it by signing up now!

Thanks to Rick Shideler for this 1976 gem. Rick says this is the WOCN-AM Miami studio. At the time the station was a 1,000 Watt Spanish language pop music station. [read more]

We get awesome feedback every time a manager posts a classified ad here at That's because they always find the best and the brightest employees in our industry. If you're looking for your next great employee CLICK HERE. If you need another great employee, let the world know now by clicking HERE. [read more]

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