Tag: iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel)


Former PD and Jock Lance Thomas Dies

Radio Facts sends condolences to the family of Lance (LT) Thomas. He lost his battle with cancer this week. Thomas was one of the original staffers at KBXX in Houston, TX in 91 before Clear Channel (iHeartMedia) then Radio One owned it….

Kris Kelley

Urban PD Found Dead

Industry vet LaVonne Battle aka “Kris Kelley” was found dead last night in an apartment in Philadelphia. She was 47, Industry sources state few people had talked to her for a while and calls were not returned from friends and family. A friend went…


RAB Announces Retirement of SVP of Program Development

The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) has announced the retirement of John Potter, SVP, Professional Development effective June 26, 2015. Potter has led the Professional Development group at the RAB for the last 15 years, where he created and developed the…

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Radio One Richmond Adds New Station Manager

After four months of working as the “Acting” Station Manager for Radio One’s Richmond four-cluster market, Marsha Landess was named Station Manager. The market is comprised of a Mainstream Urban (WCDX- IPower), Urban AC (WKJS-Kiss), Inspiration (WPZZ-Praise) and News/Talk (WTPS-AM)…


Radio Facts: The Biggest Stories of 2014

Year in Review: This year we didn’t have a lot of layoffs and not a lot of hires either. The job situation was pretty much stable. The biggest radio news of the year is all the stations going Classic Hip…


Those we lost in 2014

Saying goodbye to those we lost in 2014. We lost many greats in 2014, You can click the title to find out more info, click “NEXT” to see each person we lost.  THE MANHATTANS WINIFRED BLUE LOVETT PASSES DECEMBER 11,…


Urban Radio’s Call to Action for St. Louis Shooting

,    If your target audience is 18-34 women or 25-54, the 18 year old “Michael Brown” incident could have easily been one of their children or perhaps even a brother. St. Louis, Police shooting, Michael Brown, unarmed African American…

iHeart Radio Brand Heads To TV

    iHeartRadio Heads To TV   The iHeartRadio brand will be heading to television on August 26th via The CW Network.   iHeartRadio has secured the exclusive album premiere of Maroon 5’s forthcoming project titled “V” and will broadcast…


Clear Channel Announces iHeartRadio Music Festival Lineup

Clear Channel announced today the star-studded line-up for the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival, the legendary weekend-long concert event that re-writes radio history each year, taking place on September 19 and 20 in Las Vegas. This year’s lineup will feature Taylor…