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Radio Headlines For Wednesday 06-17-20
How much do local listeners really care about their radio stations? Two stations in a tourist town are about to find out. With a goal of $100,000, so far $1,485 has been donated to a GoFundMe account set up for KRLT-FM and KOWL-AM in Lake Tahoe. [read more]
Monday, during a Radio Ink Facebook Live event, Radio's Top Ten Program Directors will join us as we count them down during this special LIVE event. These 10 PD's top the list of 50 that will be unveiled in our June 22nd issue. Set yourself a Facebook reminder for our Monday event HERE, which will be hosted by Deborah Parenti and Mike McVay. [read more]
21 radio stations in Cleveland will join together today for Justice For All: A Conversation about Race, Equality and Inclusion. The stations will take part in the first of its kind radio simulcast. [read more]
The coronavirus crisis has not only hit commercial radio hard, it is also impacting public radio in a big way. At Minnesota Public Radio, a decline in underwriting, corporate sponsorships, ticketed events and other income has forced the organization to cut staff and eliminate programs. [read more]
According to Entercom New York Market Manager Chris Oliviero, that's the question he's asked most often. Oiviero took over the market for Susan Larkin, who is now Entercom's CFO, in May. Craig Carton, the former host of the Boomer & Carton morning show is in prison. [read more]
On Tuesday, the Radio Advertising Bureau announced the 2020 Radio Mercury Awards will be a virtual event, there's a new slate of award categories and no prize money or trophies will be awarded this year.  [read more]
Money graphicA goup of agricultural organizations have partnered to pen a letter to House and Senate leaders praising the work local broadcasters have done informing communities at the same time the COVID-19 crisis has dealt a deadly blow to their revenue. The groups are asking that any future federal funding include money for these local broadcasters. [read more]
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has invited Salem Media journalist Amy Jacobson back to his press briefings. The invite is in response to a federal lawsuit filed against him and his press secretary earlier this month. [read more]
The NFL's Los Angeles Chargers and Estrella Media have signed a multi-year deal that will make KUBE-FM (Que Buena 105.5/94.3) in L.A. the Official Spanish Language radio home for the team. [read more]
Country personality Bryan “B-Dub” Washington, and Skyview Networks have signed a new syndication deal. Starting July 4, B-Dub’s show, Buckwild Saturday Night, will move to Skyview under a new name, B-Dub Radio Saturday Night. The show had been syndicated by AURN's Superadio. [read more]
What's Going On With Urban One's Stock?
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Proctor & Gamble along with iHeartMedia are putting together a benefit to aid COVID-19 relief efforts in the LGBTQ+ Community. The streaming event is set for June 25. [read more]
In celebration of Father’s Day (This Sunday), the AURN Inspirational Network has produced a series of salutes by gospel artists for distribution to radio stations nationwide. [read more]
The Mentoring & Inspiring Women in Radio Group Mildred Carter Mentoring Program’s Class of 2020 has been announced. Four candidates from the radio industry in sales, marketing, programming and digital disciplines have been selected. [read more]
Pet products producer Better Choice Company and iHeartMedia are partnering to aid animal shelters impacted by COVID-19. Money and products are going to shelters nationwide. [read more]
reVolver Podcasts will be the exclusive platform for Edgar “Shoboy” Sotelo and his wife Janet Sotelo's new podcast. Hanging with Los Sotelos will be produced from the Sotelo’s home and showcase their life as a bilingual and bicultural Mexican American couple. LISTEN [read more]
With the challenges that broadcasters are facing regarding employment and management of staff, remaining engaged while working remotely, this year’s survey includes specific questions about how COVID-19 is impacting sales teams at stations across America. [read more]

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