Tag: radio

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B.J The Chicago Kid Tells Remarkable Success Story

If you not familiar with B.J The Chicago Kid just know that he is the featured singer on SchoolBoy Q’s “Studio” that is currently killing radio. Way before that, BJ was singing for Mary Mary, writing for Mario, and doing…

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Entravision Communications Corporation Launches New FM Radio Program

Entravision Communications Corporation, (NYSE: EVC), a diversified media company serving Latino audiences and communities, today announced the launch of a new morning show called LA’s Mananitas. The program, hosted by a talented cast led by Francisco “Paco” Galvez, Naranjito Jorge…

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DJ Laz Switches the Style Up

DJ Laz, whose real name is Lazaro Mendez, shook up the radio world in Florida when he suddenly departed Power 96, where he was on the air for more than 20 years. He’s now on HITS 97.3 with a new weekday morning…

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Tom Joyner Coming to a City Near You

Meeting Every Listener! The Tom Joyner Morning Show just completed the first week of a 5 week tour clocking over 700 miles on the road driving from station to station. In each city they broadcasted live from the city’s local…

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Steve Harvey Talks Talent vs. Gifts with Oprah

steve harvey was once a college dropout who drifted from one dead-end job to the next. Today, at age 57, he’s an award-winning talk show host and a game show host with a popular radio show and best-selling books. Steve…

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BMI Writer Shines at Radio Advertising Bureau Dinner

BMI, who seems to be everywhere these hosted an event with the Radio Advertising Bureau to highlight women in the business of radio. Along with the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group (MIW), the two organizations presented the 7th annual…

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SiriusXM Partners With Major Digital Sports Platform

SiriusXM and Bleacher Report today announced the upcoming launch of SiriusXM Bleacher Report Radio, a new satellite radio channel debuting September 2 that will deliver engaging content from one of the leading digital sports destinations to a nationwide audience of…

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iHeartmedia (formerly Clear Channel) Suspends Popular Sports Announcer

Hank Bauer, who has been associated with the San Diego Chargers for decades as a sports analyst has been suspended for the Chargers last preseason game of the upcoming football season. In the final seconds of this past weekend’s broadcast…

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Why 90.3 AMP Speeds up the Music

  Many radio programmers and music directors are aware of editing songs down that may be a little too long, but speeding the songs up?  That is just what one Canadian CHR station is doing to squeeze in 24 songs per…

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KBFB Dallas Gets a New Image

Imaging and brand building is one of the most significant aspects in maintaining a successful radio station.  Knowing that, KBFB Dallas has jumped on the new imaging service offered by Superadio and CTC Creative. Superadio Networks has announced an affiliation and sales…

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Legendary Comedian Talks Returning to Stand Up with Big Boy

Legendary comedian/actor, Martin Lawrence stepped through the studio doors in Burbank that house radio station Power 106 to talk to Big Boy in his neighborhood. Martin talked about who he looks up to in comedy now, possibly returning to the…

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Jagged Edge Talks Gift and Curse of Radio

  Jermaine Dupri recently said that R&B music changed because too many artists try to cater to the sound that is on the radio. The words that JD uttered resonated with me and stayed with me for a while to…

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Major Market Radio Station Seeks On Air Talent

Radio Chicago on Air personality R&B show old school new school variety On air personality: you must have excellent communication, presentation and reasoning skills! You must have excellent Selling Skills! Sales and Marketing – Knowledge of principles and methods for…

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Radio’s Revenue Performances Down in Second Quarter

  Radio’s Q2 Performance is Down After the latest reports coming in about the surge of online/digital listeners, not many people are surprised by the report recently released by the Radio Advertising Bureau indicating that Radio’s revenue is down in…

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It’s A Girl! Radio One’s OM/PD Hurricane Dave Welcomes New Addition [PIC]

  It’s A Girl!! Congratulations to Hurricane Dave OM/PD of Atlanta’s Hot 107.9 – Majic 107.5/97.5 – Praise 102.9 on the arrival of the newest addition to his family, Brooklyn Amya!   Hurricane Dave shared the exciting birth of his daughter via…

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DJ Mustard Talks Producing, Hanging Up on Jay Z, and His Many Radio Hits

If you tune-in to Urban and Rhythmic radio these days, it’s quite possible  you will hear a DJ Mustard production.  Originally from Los Angeles, California, Mustard has produced a slew of recent radio hits. As the official DJ for Compton-bred rapper…