Tag: FM

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Bey-day replaces Payday for former Radio One Employees

Well, Radio One did make an effort but the listeners were not interersted in an all news station in Houston so now hometown favorite Beyonce gets airtime 24/7 until a format is determined. Yashima Azilove, vice president of corporate communications…

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Miami and Philly Get Ready for CBS Radio

CBS RADIO announced it has signed a definitive agreement with Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. to swap 13 stations in Tampa and Charlotte, as well as one AM station in Philadelphia for two FM stations in Philadelphia, and three stations in…

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iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Appoints New Director of Media Integration

iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Media and Entertainment Philadelphia announced today that Stacey Thomas has been named Director of Media Integration, effective immediately. Thomas previously served as Media Integration Specialist for iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel)’s six Philadelphia radio brands which include…

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DJ Skee Recruits Top Tier Team to Redefine Radio

It was last Thursday when we reported that DJ Skee quit radio  because he flat-out said, “Radio Sucks!” He believed that radio had lost its magic and he was tired of the corporate takeover.  Known to his family as  Scott…

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COLEMAN INSIGHTS AND KNOWDIGITAL FIND OPPORTUNITY FOR NEXTRADIO

The first phase of a two-part study completed by media research firm Coleman Insights® and its knowDigital® division reveals that NextRadio®, the new app that allows consumers to listen to local radio stations using the FM chips already installed in…

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Cox Media Group Connects with TagStation to Deliver Hybrid Radio Content

Cox Media Group Connects with TagStation to Deliver Hybrid Radio Content Joining the industry-wide effort to provide a compelling over-the-air radio listening experience on the smartphone, Cox Media Group (CMG) has chosen TagStation data service to supplement its FM radio…

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Cox Media Group Connects with TagStation to Deliver Hybrid Radio Content

Joining the industry-wide effort to provide a compelling over-the-air radio listening experience on the smartphone, Cox Media Group (CMG) has chosen TagStation data service to supplement its FM radio programming with enhanced hybrid content. The move will give its more…

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Ebro Darden exits PD post at Hot 97

Statement on WQHT Program Director Position This can only be a very smart move for Ebro. He probably negotiated a salary that was well beyond his pay at the station as the PD and he’s doing what he really wants…

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LA’s Classic Hip Hop Station KDAY Sold to Meruelo Media

LA’s Classic hip hop and r&b station KDAY-FM (93.5) has been sold to Meruelo Media, a Los Angeles company that has been expanding its holdings.  The financial details of the transaction have not been disclosed as of yet. The station…

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JEFF SOTTOLANO NAMED DIRECTOR, PROGRAMMING, CBS RADIO

Jeff Sottolano has been named Director, Programming, CBS RADIO, it was announced today by Chris Oliviero, Executive Vice President, Programming, CBS radio. The appointment is effective on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 with the position being based in New York. Sottolano…

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Radio Vet Mitch Malone Dies

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Central Virginia radio personality  Mitch Malone (James Mitchell) the Quite Storm host on Radio One’s kiss FM died Monday of what his family described as natural causes.  Malone has worked in several other markets including Greensboro,…