Study: Podcasts Should Lean On AM/FM For Fast Growth, FCC and Apple City Broadcasting Reach Ownership Settlement
Not seeing images in Outlook? Click here for instructions to turn images ON or view HTML version.
Radio Ink - Radio's Premier Management and Marketing Magazine
Eric Rhoads - Chairman
Deborah Parenti - President/Publisher
Cameron Coats - Online Editor
Lainie Petersen - Magazine Editor
Brida Connolly - Managing Editor

Forwarded from a Friend?
Subscribe Here

Radio Headlines For Tuesday 09-26-23

USBC Media NetworkThe U.S. Black Chambers, Inc. has announced the acquisition of the National Association of Black-Owned Broadcasters. This move marks the inception of the USBC Media Network, aimed at reshaping the landscape of Black media and culture. [read more]

Audio Active Group LogoNew research indicates a strong correlation between AM/FM radio listenership and podcast consumption, highlighting the advantages of cross-promotion. The study, conducted by MARU/Matchbox, explores the potential of AM/FM radio promos in increasing podcast awareness. [read more]

FCC Seal LargeThe Federal Communications Commission Media Bureau and Apple City Broadcasting Company, Inc., the licensee of WACB-AM and WTLK-AM in Taylorsville, NC, have settled issues concerning the transfer of control of Apple City after the death of its owner. [read more]

Bobby CaldwellArkansas radio owner Bobby Caldwell is set to acquire multiple radio stations in the northeastern part of the state. Through his Bobby D. Caldwell Revocable Trust, the entrepreneur is set to acquire six stations for a total of $1.1 million from Harold Sudbury. [read more]

Boost InfiniteThe radio advertising sector continues to hold weight headed into Q4 as a new leader emerges for the week of September 18-24. Media Monitors reveals that the total spot plays for the top five national radio advertisers reached 220,735. [read more]

MIX 99.5 NEMOURS CHILDREN'S HEALTH RADIOTHONBeasley Media Group Wilmington's Mix 99.5 FM WJBR successfully raised $323,278 for Nemours Children’s Hospital during its 13th annual Help Our Kids Radiothon. The event was held over two days, from September 21st to 22nd, at the hospital and in-studio. [read more]

Radio Ink Logo 2023Do you know a young visionary whose work is already making waves? Someone 30 or younger who is redefining the norms, breaking barriers, and setting new benchmarks? Well, here's your chance to give them the recognition they truly deserve! [read more]

Dominique Da DivaNational personality Dominique Da Diva, the host of The Dominique Da Diva Radio Show, has been included in the first-ever HBCU First Look 100 "I Aspire" List. The list celebrates influential figures in the realms of film and broadcasting. [read more]

Shaun Ridder RidderbushShaun "Ridder" Ridderbush, a familiar voice in Milwaukee's country music radio scene, has landed new roles with West Bend-based Magnum Media. The former morning show co-host at iHeartMedia's WMIL is set to host shows on two of Magnum Media's country stations. [read more]

Radio Ink JobsWhether it's Help Wanted or Situations Wanted, let Radio Ink Jobs help you with hiring on our relaunched job board. Let us help connect you with the companies and names you read about in our headlines and in print every day. [read more]

Desmond PringleDove Award-nominated gospel singer and songwriter Desmond Pringle has returned to Charleston, SC as the host of a new radio show. Pastor Pringle's weekday morning radio show, The Desmond Pringle Show, airs on Kirkman Broadcasting's 106.3 WJNI. [read more]

Matt Barker91.5 the Lion (WFHU), the radio station serving Freed-Hardeman University and Tennessee's Chester County for over six decades, has a new leader. University President David Shannon revealed that Dr. Matt Barker took over as station manager on August 1. [read more]

Radio Ink Sept 2023 Cover SquareThe September 2023 issue of Radio Ink is packed with content that educates and inspires, including an interview with Procter & Gamble’s John Fix, perspectives from the industry’s most respected brokers, and the full list of this year’s Radio Wayne Award nominees. [read more]
Every Deal Detailed Daily, A RBR+TVBR Pledge
Ted Austin is agreeing to purchase two FMs serving Jackson, WY, from Jacob Silberberg. For the full story, be sure you're receiving the RBR+TVBR Afternoon Headlines email. Get it by clicking HERE!

StorybuttonStorybutton, a new audio player targeting children under 12, aims to shift the streaming audio experience away from smartphones and tablets. A tenet of Storybutton's strategy is its recent partnership with iHeartMedia, aimed at launching a new children's podcast network. [read more]

Daniel EkSpotify CEO Daniel Ek recently clarified the company's stance on AI-generated music, months after Spotify removed a track featuring AI-cloned voices of artists Drake and The Weeknd. Ek outlined three categories of AI use in music to the BBC. [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]

Spotify Logo 2023Spotify is experimenting with a new feature that employs artificial intelligence to translate podcasts into other languages while mimicking the original podcaster's voice. The technology backing this innovative feature is OpenAI's Whisper. [read more]

Edison Podcast UKEdison Research has unveiled its inaugural UK Top 25 Podcasts chart. This new ranking system employs data from Edison Podcast Metrics UK, marking the American-based research company's entry into the UK podcast market. [read more]

Cash Flow KingThe Securities and Exchange Commission has filed charges against Matthew Motil, host of the podcast The Cash Flow King, for allegedly orchestrating a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of approximately $11 million. [read more]

Russell HowardBritish comedian Russell Howard is set to debut his new podcast, Wonderbox, on October 11, coinciding with the East Coast US leg of his latest stand-up tour. Avalon, the agency managing Howard, is producing the podcast. [read more]
Copyright 2023 Streamline Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. Radio Ink ® is a registered trademark of Streamline Publishing, Inc.
Audio Ink ™ is a trademark of Streamline Publishing, Inc.
If you were forwarded this email from a friend or co-worker, hitting the UNSUBSCRIBE link below will end their subscription. Instead, please reply directly to them to request they stop forwarding this publication to you.

Email Marketing by ActiveCampaign