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Radio Headlines For Tuesday 10-03-23

Audacy Logo 2022As Audacy continues active talks with lenders to refinance its debt, the company is opting to use a 30-day grace period for an $18 million cash interest payment. The interest, originally due on September 30, comes from 6.75% notes due in 2029. [read more]

EAS 2022Tomorrow marks the nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System scheduled by FEMA and the FCC. In preparation for the test, radio operators should ensure several forms and systems are up to date to ensure public safety and avoid fines. [read more]

Buzz Knight(By Buzz Knight) I think it’s important to open our eyes with curiosity to new ways of thinking. There is a new wave of marketing and radio has an opportunity to seize it as a way to leverage its influencer strength. [read more]

Football FanRadio continues to be a pivotal medium for NFL fans and advertisers, as emphasized by Westwood One’s findings in the first four weeks of the 2023-2024 season. This adds a layer of effectiveness for advertisers aiming to reach engaged and passionate football fans who are traditionally more responsive to radio advertising. As discussed in this […] [read more]

ZipRecruiterAs radio hopes for a robust fourth quarter to 2023, Q3 ended on a high note according to the latest data from Media Monitors. For the week of September 25 to October 1, the total spot plays for the top five national radio advertisers saw a notable increase. [read more]

CapRadioIn the aftermath of a scathing audit revealing financial mismanagement, Sacramento State University has announced that Capital Public Radio, or CapRadio, is expected to run out of financial resources by January 2024, per Sac State President Luke Wood. [read more]

Adthos logo 2022Traditionally, the airwaves have been ruled by human voices - all engaging listeners with their distinctive styles. However, as the demands of a dynamic digital landscape evolve, radio broadcasters and publishers are increasingly turning their attention to AI-driven solutions. [read more]

Radio Ink Logo 2023The deadline is approaching to nominate for Radio Ink's 30 and Under Superstars. Find out how to nominate your on-air, sales, and management phenoms, aged 30 and below, for this prestigious recognition of their talents, here: [read more]

Axel LoweRadio personality Axel Lowe is set to make a comeback to Atlanta's airwaves this Thursday, after leaving Cumulus Media's 99X in March for what he described as an amazing new opportunity. Lowe made the latest announcement on Facebook. [read more]

Terry FoxxiHeartMedia has named Terry Foxx as the new Director of Talk Programming for its San Antonio & Austin markets, effective immediately. Foxx will oversee the on-air experience for News Radio 1200 WOAI, Ticket 760, and AM 1300 The Zone. [read more]

Bonnie-Jill LaflinAudacy has announced veteran sports broadcaster and TV personality Bonnie-Jill Laflin as the new afternoon drive host for 98.7 The Spot (KSPF) in Dallas starting on October 9. [read more]

Jim MurphyJim Murphy, host of Murphy in the Morning on Midwest Communications' WIXX in Green Bay, has announced his retirement after 32 years. Murphy began his tenure at WIXX in September 1991, returning to his hometown after a stint at WLMG in New Orleans. [read more]

Mike BensonMike Benson has announced his retirement, capping off a radio career that spans over four decades. He most recently served as a Senior Account Executive at Audacy in Louisiana, ranking among the company's Top Account Executives in 2021 and 2022. [read more]
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A popular noncommercial eclectic Adult Alternative network in Virginia is expanding with an AM/FM purchase. Meanwhile, in West Virginia a deal is done that involves a "Save Our Station" effort.The RBR+TVBR Afternoon Headlines email has the details. Get it by clicking HERE!

Tom Poleman SummerStageOver the weekend, New York's City Parks Foundation celebrated iHeartMedia Chief Programming Officer and President of National Programming Tom Poleman while holding its most successful benefit fundraiser to date. [read more]

John Mayer Life ChannelGrammy Award-winning artist John Mayer is teaming up with SiriusXM to launch a unique channel, Life With John Mayer, this coming November. The station will feature a curated mix of Mayer's classics, collaborations, and never-before-heard tracks. [read more]

Are you hearing things about radio in your market? Tell Radio Ink. We've covered radio for more than 31 years as the most trusted name in the industry. Send news tips and station press releases to Radio Ink Online Editor Cameron Coats. [read more]

Karol MarkowiczKarol Markowicz, a columnist for the New York Post and Fox News, is the latest addition to the Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Podcast Network. The Karol Markowicz Show is slated to go live on October 9. [read more]

Dough DynastyMichigan Radio is rolling out a limited-run podcast series called Dough Dynasty, diving into the state's pivotal role in shaping the global pizza chain industry. The podcast aims to delve into the roots of popular pizza chains that originated in Michigan. [read more]

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