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Radio Headlines For Friday 09-22-23

FTC LogoAs radio continues to incorporate more digital audio into the industry, the Federal Trade Commission is calling for stricter guidelines to protect children from “blurred advertising” in digital media. A recent staff paper from the agency stresses the need for a clear demarcation between advertising and other types of content like entertainment and education. The […] [read more]

FCC Seal LargeGendreau Broadcast LLC, the licensee of KMCN and KCLN-AM in Clinton, IA, has reached a Consent Decree with the Federal Communications Commission's Media Bureau to resolve a series of compliance issues, with accompanying civil penalties totaling $9,000. [read more]

WDVE RocksiHeartMedia Pittsburgh's 102.5 WDVE concluded its 16th annual DVE Rocks for Children's Radiothon, raising more than $1.06 million to benefit UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. The event took place from September 13 to September 15. [read more]

Amazon AlexaAmazon is stepping up its game in the smart home space, introducing a new, more intelligent Alexa voice assistant powered by AI. For radio stations and developers of radio streaming apps, this could offer more intuitive voice commands for streaming. [read more]

NAB Show New YorkNAB Show New York is set to host its inaugural Broadcast Content Summit on Thursday, October 26, with a track designed specifically for radio. The Summit aims to provide valuable strategies and networking opportunities for content creators, programmers, and managers. [read more]

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Dr Johannes M BauerFederal Communications Commission Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel announced the appointment of Dr. Johannes M. Bauer as the agency's new Chief Economist. Dr. Bauer, currently at Michigan State University, will serve a one-year term. [read more]

Nina MontgomeryCumulus Media has elevated Nina Montgomery to the role of Program Director for two more of its stations in Shreveport: Q 97.3 (KQHN) and Lite Rock 100.7 (KRMD-AM). Montgomery will continue as PD of Magic 102.9 (KVMA), where she has served for over 14 years. [read more]

MATT COOPER WCYQSummitMedia has announced the hiring of Matt Cooper as the new Program Director and afternoon on-air talent for 100.3 The Wolf (WCYQ) in Knoxville. Cooper transfers from SummitMedia's Louisville cluster, where he served as APD on WQNU. [read more]

Burt SherwoodBurt Sherwood, a prominent figure in the radio industry for more than 70 years, has passed away at the age of 95. Retired Cox Radio Chief Operating Officer Dick Ferguson communicated the news to Radio Ink on Thursday. [read more]

costa jensenAudacy Detroit sports radio station 97.1 The Ticket (WXYT) is set to launch a new weekday morning show, Costa & Jansen, starting in February 2024. The new show will succeed the slot currently occupied by Mike Stoney, who will step down early next year. [read more]

Alfonse D'AmatoFormer US Senator Alfonse D'Amato of New York is joining Red Apple Media's 77WABC as a regular contributor. D'Amato will offer his political insights on various programs, including the afternoon show Cats & Cosby. [read more]

Ken PeachHappy Friday! This week’s Blast From The Past comes from Ken Peach's years at WADB 95.9 licensed to Point Pleasant, NJ. Send your Blast From The Past to our Online Editor Cameron Coats for your chance to be featured. [read more]
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Rosalie Trombley statueA ceremony was held last Sunday on Riverside Drive in Windsor, Ontario, where a bronze sculpture commemorating the late Rosalie Trombley was unveiled. Known as "The Lady with the Golden Ear," Trombley was the music director for CKLW The Big 8 during the 1970s. [read more]

Super Hi-FiAI-based radio solutions provider Super Hi-Fi has rolled out VoiceIQ, an AI technology aimed at mastering and post-producing voice recordings. The tool is designed to convert voice files from any device into studio-quality masters. [read more]

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Triton DigitalTriton Digital has released its US Podcast Ranker for the reporting period of July 31 to September 3. The report shows SiriusXM Podcast Network securing the top position in the Top Sales Networks Report for August. [read more]

Class of 88Wondery and Audible have teamed up to launch a new limited audio series, Class of '88. The podcast, hosted by Academy Award-winner and hip-hop legend Will Smith, aims to take listeners on a nostalgic journey back to 1988. [read more]

Say More with Dr Sheila Amy PoehlerAudacy has announced a new original scripted comedy podcast series, Say More with Dr? Sheila, featuring Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning Amy Poehler. The series is set to launch on September 21 with weekly episodes until November 16. [read more]

ReclaimedABC Audio has unveiled the trailer for its upcoming six-part podcast series, Reclaimed: The Forgotten League. Hosted by Vanessa Ivy Rose, the series delves into the untold history of the Negro Leagues in baseball. [read more]
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