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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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CHICAGO’S 107.5 WGCI FM NAMES KENARD KARTER NEW PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Chicago, IL – January 23, 2014 – 107.5 WGCI FM, Chicago’s Hip-Hop and R & B, announced today that Kenard Karter has been named Program Director, effective March 3, 2014. Karter will return to Chicago after four years of being…

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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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Various Chicago Stations Fined by the FCC for Failure to Comply with EEO Hiring Requirements

The Federal Communications Commission is fining the following stations for failure to comply with EEO hiring requirements stating that that the following stations in Chicago did not comply with hiring requirements over the last couple of years by notifying various…

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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,…

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Amy Stanek Named Vice President/Director of Sales for iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Radio Sales Chicago

iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Media and Entertainment National Sales division announced today the promotion of Amy Stanek as Vice President/Director of Sales. “We are thrilled to have Amy join the CCM+E Multi-Market team,” said Bill Barker, Senior Vice  President and Director…

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NYMRAD’S NEXTRADIO EVENT SHOWCASES THE POWER OF FM RADIO ON MOBILE PHONES

NYMRAD’S NEXTRADIO EVENT SHOWCASES THE POWER OF FM RADIO ON MOBILE PHONES –   New York, NY (September 27, 2013) – New York Market Radio (NYMRAD) unveiled NextRadio, the industry initiative to make FM broadcast radio available on mobile phones via a pre-loaded,…

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Radio Industry Delivers FM-enabled Smartphone App to Consumers

Unprecedented coordination by radio broadcasters led to today’s announcement that Sprint will begin installing the NextRadio® application in a broad array of FM-enabled wireless devices over the coming years, allowing consumers to listen to their local radio stations on their…

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Radio One Welcomes Eddie Owens to Old School 105.3

Today at 3:00pm, Radio One welcomes back to the Charlotte airwaves, Charlotte’s own “Eddie Owens,” hosting afternoons on Old School 105.3 (WOSF) from 3pm – 7pm. A veteran to radio, Eddie Owens got his start in the early 90’s in…