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New PD for Hot 96.3 Named

Radio Facts congratulates industry vet Karen Vaughn on her new position as PD for Indianapolis’ Hot 96.3 (WHHH). IN addition she will continue to be the PD for WTLC (both FM and AM) and hold down a shift doing afternoon…

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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…

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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,…

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Radio Facts 2014 Innovators of the Year

We put together this list of the people we were most impressed with this year in the industry and beyond. Your thoughts? Diddy – REVOLT TV Kudos to Sean “P-Diddy” Combs for creating another ALWAYS much-needed minority owned media outlet to…

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The Manhattans Winifred Blue Lovett Passes

We are very sorry to inform Radio Facts readers of the death of Winfred “Blue” Lovett, founding member and bass singer extraordinaire of the legendary vocal group The Manhattans. He was 74. source  Subscribe in a reader email News Tips -…

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Radio Facts: A Farewell to Those We Lost in 2014

Once again we lost many people from the industry and beyond this year. Here is a list of those we said goodbye to. We’d like to acknowledge Robin Williams and Joan Rivers are not included in this list but we’d…

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5 Days to Raise, Helping Industry People in Need

Many of you know I have a tradition each year of sending debit cards to people in need who once worked in the industry and may have fallen on hard times. I try to do this in time for Christmas….

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Industry Vet Shawn Norman has Passed

Radio Facts is sad to report Shawn Norman has died suddenly. She was an industry vet that worked for Sony Music in Promotions.  No word on what happened but her birthday was tomorrow. Unconfirmed reports indicate she was shot.  UPDATE: Shawn was…

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Little Boy States he Wants to Die Because of Bullies

Allow me to state I absolutely detest bullies in all forms from rotten kids to bosses to professors to corporations. This is very sad and a cry for help. His aunt is brilliant for filming this because the impact is…