Tag: listeners


Big Boy Inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame

Voting results from the industry participant panel and nationwide listeners are in. The 2015 National Radio Hall of Fame Inductees are: Ronn Owens, KGO Radio News Talk 810 San Francisco Longstanding Local/Regional, 20+ years Big Boy (Kurt Alexander), Real 92.3…


Power 98 Summer Block Parties Uplift Charlotte Communities

For 10 weeks during the summer, Power 98 hosted block parties all over the Charlotte Metropolitan Area! Each week, the on-air personalities including No Limit Larry and the Morning Maddhouse crew, Vonyetta, Mr. Incognito, Danny Diaz and more spent their…

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Guest Post: Research Destroying Urban Radio

URBAN RADIO…WHAT IS GOING ON? The state of urban radio with the exception of WHUR here in Washington DC and a few others across the country IS, you have NON African Americans choosing the music format, branding, management and marketing…


Radio One Charlotte Launched 92.7 The Block

Radio One Charlotte Launched 92.7TheBlock After a three-day commercial free hip-hop love-fest on Drake 92.7 FM, THE BLOCK was born. {SILVER SPRING, MD – August 17, 2015} – On the eve of its announcement, Radio One Charlotte generated “buzz” with…



Ratings at black owned radio stations are on a downward spiral and listeners have tuned out and turned off traditional radio. Advertisers aren’t buying it and sales people can’t sell it. Urban radio hasn’t changed its pitch since it was…


National Radio Hall of Fame Comes of Age, Updates Voting Techniques

Listeners Nationwide Get Chance to Vote for National Radio Hall of Famers -Audience Participation Reinstituted After 5 years LOS ANGELES, August 12, 2015 – For the first time in five years, listeners nationwide get to vote for their favorite radio…


Industry News: Elroy Smith, Public Enemy, Iyanla, Rick Nuhn

Silento with Fans at a sold out performance at HOT 981 Greenville, SC “Back To School Bash” Photo on Aug. 8th At The Phyllis Wheatley Community Center – Barbie T-From Tone Hollywood’s Morning Show on HOT 981 Elroy RC Smith-Operations Manager, Silento, Tone…


Industry Vet Larry Doc Elliott in Hospice Care

UPDATE: Doc Elliott died this afternoon (August 12, 2015) “Unfortunately as many of you may know Larry “Doc” Elliott also known as Larry O’Jay to his listeners, but simply as “Dad” to me has endured some severe medical complications this…

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Jordan Lee Named Program Director of 88Nine Radio Milwaukee

Assistant Program Director and morning drive-time host Jordan Lee has been named program director of non-comm 88Nine Radio Milwaukee (WYMS 88.9FM). Lee most recently hosted the station’s weekday morning show and since 2009 has also served as assistant program director….

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Tom Joyner Morning Show Takes The Tour to Fort Wayne, Indiana

All of the Reach Talent continues to be active in making affiliate and audience appearances. From autograph sessions and concert and stand-up comedy appearances to hosting car shows and meet the listener tours. In the case below, while Tom Joyner’s…