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Sunday, June 16th, 2019


NJBA Looks At Where Radio Fits In Today’s Media Landscape.

As the TV world continues to be upended by over-the-top streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, the medium is posing challenges for marketers that have traditionally relied on it to reach a large number of consumers. According to a first-ever Nielsen study presented at the New Jersey Broadcasters conference Thursday, 44% of Americans are light TV viewers, making them difficult to reach. Nielsen offered AM/FM radio as an obvious solution since it reaches 90% of light TV viewers. Read more


Stephen Lieberman

Stephen Lieberman has been named General Sales Manager of Radio One DC's sports radio station The Team 980 WTEM-AM, effective July 8, 2019. Lieberman has more than 23 years of experience in sales and marketing, most recently serving as General Sales Manager of NBC Sports Washington. Before that, Lieberman served as the Local Sales Manager for Disney’s ESPN Radio 1000 (WMVP) in Chicago for five years. Read more

Gow Media Partners With VSiN For Sports Betting Radio Network.

Houston-based Gow Media is launching a broadcast radio network dedicated exclusively to sports betting. The as yet unnamed network debuts in August and will provide the latest news, insights and analysis around the sports betting markets with access to select content from VSiN, the Vegas Stats & Information Network. Gow will manage the syndication of programming to radio stations across the country. Read more

Radio Talent Institutes Begin Monday In Boston And Koxville.

Both the Beasley Radio Talent Institute and the TAB Radio Talent Institute get underway Monday, June 17. The 2nd Annual Beasley Radio Talent Institute runs June 17-26 at Emerson College in Boston, while the TAB Radio Institute takes place during the same dates on the campus of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Read more

Matthew Jarecki

Matthew Jarecki is named night host at Entercom “SportsRadio 610” KILT Houston. Jarecki comes to KILT from Northern Arizona University adult alternative KLJX-LP Flagstaff, where he hosted mornings. He also served as a sideline reporter for KAFF-FM and NAU-TV in Flagstaff. Read more


Nick Cannon To Anchor Mornings At L.A.’s ‘Power 106.’

Nick Cannon returns to radio as the new morning show host at Meruelo Media rhythmic CHR “Power 106” KPWR Los Angeles. The multi-media star will be the face and voice of “Power 106” mornings beginning Monday, June 17. The official announcement was scooped by rival morning host Big Boy on “Real 92.3” KRRL On Thursday. Read more

NJBA: Radio Delivers Younger, More Affluent Audiences Than TV.

New Jersey Broadcasters left Atlantic City Thursday with fresh ammo to show clients in their home markets the power of radio in the Garden State. Nine out of ten New Jersey residents tune to the radio in an average week and three out of five tune in during an average day. While radio’s reach on a national level is no secret to the industry, the state-level data about the medium’s prevalence gave NJBA conference attendees more relevant local data to use in their client presentations. Read more

iHeart Serves Up Food Podcast Featuring TV Chef Marc Murphy.

The iHeartPodcast Network has cooked up a new podcast that seems tailor-made for people whose Instagram accounts feature more photos of food than faces. Food 360 with Marc Murphy is a new podcast hosted by the chef, and regular judge on the Food Network’s “Chopped.” Murphy says the podcast will take an “all-encompassing look” at the world of food “bringing history, science, and culture to the table.” Read more

News Bites: Rick & Bubba, Joey Hudson, LiveXLive, WUSY.

Highlands College is the latest recipient of the Rick & Bubba Show's Charity Charge… WGTK-FM host Joey Hudson is featured in the CNN Headline News documentary “Chained by a Serial Killer” … LiveXLive reports fiscal year and fourth quarter results… WUSY Chattanooga is honored by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital with the 2019 Spotlight Award. Read more

Pandora Opens In-House Audio Creative Consultancy.

Pandora has launched a new in-house consultancy for clients devoted to audio creative. Branded as Studio Resonate, the shop will provide advertisers with audio creative development, sonic branding and strategy services, as well as visual design, rich media production, web/mobile experiences, and live activations. Read more

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