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Nielsen Year-End Most Popular Radio Formats in PPM Markets

As the calendar gets ready to change to 2015, we look back at national radio listening trends among the more than 243 million Americans (aged 12 and older) who tune in each week to see which formats kept toes tapping…

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Media Personality/Radio Vet Fredrick Knight Passes

Donald Frederick Knight COLUMBIA – Wake service for Mr. Donald Frederick Knight, 54, will be held 7:30 p.m. Friday, December 12, 2014, at St. Paul Baptist Church, 4517 North Main Street, Columbia, SC, with burial at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December…

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SAM SMITH SET TO PERFORM ON “A VERY GRAMMY® CHRISTMAS”

SAM SMITH SET TO PERFORM ON “A VERY GRAMMY® CHRISTMAS” BIG SEAN TO JOIN ARIANA GRANDE IN A SPECIAL PERFORMANCE ON DEC. 5 ON CBS New One-Hour Entertainment Special — Hosted by LL COOL J — Will Feature Performances of…

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iHeartMedia Layoffs Start, WGCI’s Morning Riot Cancelled, More to come?

In what has appeared to become a tradition iHeartMedia has, once again, starting firing radio staffers before Christmas.  Staff members from both WGCI-FM/107.5  and WKSC-FM/103.5 Kiss FM have already gotten the bad news. The Morning Riot show has been cancelled host Tony Sculfield…

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Tom Joyner Disappointed in Losing Dallas Market for TJMS

Apparently Tom was caught by surprise when he got back from his tour to find his show had been booted from the Dallas airwaves for the new Boom format which is Classic Hip Hop. Radio One is currently leading the…

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Ray and Janay Rice Speak to NBC Matt Lauer

NBC Today Two Part Interview Monday and Tuesday, December 1 and 2  Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and his wife Janay will tell their story for the first time to NBC’s Matt Lauer.  The interview will air in two parts on…

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Google Chromecast Adds Radio Stations and Podcasts

Great news, Google Chromecast is adding Tunein which means the device will now have over 100,000 radio stations both nationally and internationally that can be heard on your TV, also 4 million Podcasts (including The Radio Facts Radio Show) will …

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Tony Santos Named APD for CBS Radio Station

TONY SANTOS NAMED ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF EL ZOL 107.9-FM, CBS RADIO, WASHINGTON, DC CBS RADIO, Washington, DC announces that on-air personality and programmer Tony Santos has been named Assistant Program Director of CBS Radio’s El Zol 107.9FM, Washington’s #1…

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Sports Jocks Fired on air, Find out via Twitter (vid)

This is the reason that labels, jocks, PDs and radio should befriend the legitimate industry press. We really DO know things BEFORE they do that could affect them. Chicago radio blogger Robert Feder broke the story on Twitter about the…

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Radio Round Up: Industry News

 Boyz II Men stops by WNBM New York Radio 103.9 studios ….to promote their latest album “Collide” (l to r: Nate Morris, WNBM Midday personality La Loca, Wanya Morris, Shawn Stockman) RCA Recording artist Jazmine Sullivan shows her support for breast…