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Radio Headlines For Thursday 06-18-20
This story dates back to September of 2019 when Saga asked The FCC to deny the license renewals of five LPFM stations in Charlottesville. Saga claimed they were operating as a cluster, which is against FCC rules for LPFM's. [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]
A threat of a $23,500 penalty seems to have done the trick with Anthony Edwards who's been operating an illegal radio station he called World Hype Radio in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. Edwards decided to cut a deal with the FCC. [read more]
(Hal Slifer) By While many college radio stations have gone silent and many commercial radio stations have had major staff cutbacks, Emerson College’s radio station, WERS, has continued to attract new listeners in the competitive Boston radio market.  [read more]
The Board of Directors of the Broadcasters Foundation of America has elected Scott Herman, long time CBS Radio executive and current CEO of SHH Media Management, as Chair. He takes over for another CBS Radio top executive Dan Mason, who will remain on the board [read more]
Baltimore Police have arrested Richard S. Green in the shooting death of Gospel station WEAA-FM Host Tyra Womack June 10. Green was apprehended after six days on the run. [read more]
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will talk about business on two Thursday night specials on SiriusXM Business Radio. Ask Me Anything with Mark Cuban will air June 18 and 25 from 5-6 p.m. EST on Channel 132 [read more]
The Satellite radio company is making a move into the podcasting space with the purchase of podcast management platform Simplecast. Simplecast and AdsWizz will form SiriusXM's publisher solution business, a full-service platform designed to meet the needs of podcast creators of all sizes.  [read more]
Forcht Broadcasting’s Somerset, Kentucky radio station, WYKY FM Somerset 106.1, is the official radio station for downtown Somerset. The station now plays through the city’s new downtown speaker system. [read more]
Musicians On Call and the United Way will get a boost from a three part series of virtual concerts starting June 22. iHeartRadio Concerts For The Community Presented By Ally will stream on iHeartRadio Digital Platforms. [read more]
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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]
The next CRS360 Webinar will discuss how radio air talent have adjusted to prepping, connecting with listeners, and collaborating with station sales teams during tumultuous times. This is the second installment of the three part series and will be available June 23. [read more]
Yes, that Kenny Loggins. United Stations is adding Grammy and Emmy award-winner Kenny Loggins to their airstaff.  The show will debut this summer. United Stations will produce and distribute Kenny Loggins: The Real Thing on a market-exclusive basis.  [read more]
Counterpoint Software is now part of vCreative, a Banyan Software company. The addition provides end-to-end revenue, inventory and management solutions for audio networks. [read more]
Our latest Blast From The Past comes from Elliot Mass while working at KUSC-FM, the college radio station at The University of Southern California back in 1969. The station was in the old projecter room above the Bovard Hall auditorium and did not have air conditioning. Send your Blast From The Past photo to [read more]
Are you hearing things about your market? Let us investigate. Radio Ink Magazine is the only 28-year-old trade magazine in the radio industry. That's the result of a lot of trust over those years. Send all news tips in total confidence, and any other station news to Radio Ink Editor Ed Ryan at [read more]

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