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Minority Owners Seek FM Trans.
In a letter to FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, the CEOs of 50 minority-owned AM radio licensees, collectively owning 140 AM stations, along with NABOB and MMTC, are seeking support of the Commission opening an application filing window for FM translators that would be limited to AM broadcast licensees only. More

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For the second year in a row, Futuri Media, was recognized with the distinction of being named to the Inc. 500|5000 lists as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America and the only media technology company on the Inc. list. As part of More

CBS Sports Radio Debuts New Weekend Lineup
CBS Sports Radio has announced the new weekend programming schedule for the upcoming football season. Beginning Saturday, September 5, the network's 330 affiliates will hear anchor Rich Ackerman hosting "Eye on College Football" each week from More

Benztown to Release Second Annual VO Talent Ranks
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Benztown has announced that it will release the second annual "Benztown 50," the radio industry's ranking of the top 50 voiceover talents in the U.S. and Canada. The "Benztown 50" ranking will be based on several criteria, including number of More

Texas A&M Spanish Radio Network Returns
Texas A&M's Spanish Radio Network for Aggie Football will enter into its second season with affiliates in Houston, San Antonio, El Paso, McAllen and Bryan-College Station. Developed in conjunction with Texas A&M Athletics' multimedia rights holder, Learfield Sports' Texas A&M Sports properties and its five-station Spanish network, More

Triton Digital Releases Top 20 Ranker for July
Triton Digital has released its monthly Top 20 Ranker for July. The Ranker is a listing of the top-performing digital audio stations and networks measured by the Webcast Metrics audience measurement platform, accredited by the Media Rating Council. Total listening for clients measured in June showed 4 million Average Active Sessions More

Salem Media Announces Quarterly Cash Distribution
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Salem Media Group, Inc. announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a cash distribution for the second quarter of 2015 in the amount of $0.0650 per share. The cash distribution will be paid on September 30, 2015 to all Class A and Class B common stockholders of record as of September 16. More

Jessa Hinton Launches Show on PodcastOne
Model, television personality and former playmate Jessa Hinton will host a new podcast, "Anything Goes," on PodcastOne. Launching Tuesday, the podcast combines Hinton's unique point of view as a "down-to-earth girl" with the ability to tap into a guy's perspective. Hinton also brings a social media following of more than 2 million fans More

Bott Radio Network Adds Full Power Indiana FM
Bott Radio Network (BRN) expands its Christian Talk radio network with the addition of a new, full-power FM outlet serving Terre Haute, IN, at 96.3 FM. The station began broadcasting Thursday, August 20 and covers more than 235,000 people across the Wabash Valley region in Indiana. The BRN Indiana Office is located in Fort Wayne, headed More

Sid Hartman Celebrates 60 Years On-Air at WCCO
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Congratulations to Sid Hartman who celebrates an unprecedented 60 years on-air at WCCO-AM in Minneapolis/St. Paul. A native of north Minneapolis, broadcaster and columnist Sid Hartman has served as a sports insider for six decades. He was already a well-known newspaper columnist when he joined the staff of WCCO Radio in 1955. Since then, More

BBN to Acquire WILT-FM/Wilmington NC for $300K
Bible Broadcasting Network has agreed to acquire 3.1kW AC WILT-FM (104.5) in Wilmington, NC from Capitol Broadcasting Company for $300,000 cash at closing James Goodmon serves as President/CEO for Capitol Broadcasting. Greg Guy of Patrick Communications served as the exclusive Broker for the More

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Learfield Sports, NM State Athletics' multimedia rights partner, has made numerous enhancements and upgrades to their radio broadcasts. Enhancements for listeners include Learfield securing KDSK-AM & FM/Albuquerque as the new home for Aggie football, men's basketball and coaches' shows. Gallup's KYVA-AM also will air select football More

WFPK Launches New Interview Series with Meredith
WFPK-FM/Louisville is launching "The Speed Of Sound," a new interview series with host and music director Kyle Meredith. The series includes music selections and commentary by artists in seven minute segments. The program is set to debut with interviews with Paul McCartney and U2 on September 8 at 1:30pm. "The design of the show More

National Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2015 Class
Voting results from the industry participant panel and nationwide listeners are in and the 2015 National Radio Hall of Fame inductees have been announced. NRHoF Chairman Kraig T. Kitchin commented, "This highly esteemed 2015 class of inductees represents the hard work, drive and unique talent that makes radio great. On behalf of the More

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Faith-based, inspirational radio program "The Donnie McClurkin Show," hosted by singer, minister and producer Donnie McClurkin, outperformed all other formats in two major markets, New York and Philadelphia. According to the PPM ratings for July 2015 in adults 25-54, McClurkin's show scored a 12.5 share Emmis-owned WBLS-FM/New York from More

iHM Brings Real 103.9 Hip Hop/R&B to Vegas
iHeartMedia/Las Vegas has announced the debut of "Real 103.9," with the slogan "Las Vegas' Real Hip Hop and R&B." The new station will launch Friday, September 4 at 10:39am. Real 103.9 will light up Las Vegas' airwaves with 10,000 songs, featuring non-stop music showcasing the newest and hottest in Hip Hop and R&B music. Real will More

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Cowherd Joins KGME, Freaks Make Nights Local
KGME-AM (FOX Sports 910)/Phoenix adds former ESPN Radio host Colin Cowherd to the lineup effective September 8. "The Herd" will air weekdays from 12-3pm. The Freaks with Kenny & Crash move to a new time slot from 7-9pm, creating the only evening live and local sports talk show in the Valley. Cowherd comes to the
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Cumulus adds air personality Lauren Crocker as a cast member on Hot AC WDVD-FM/Detroit's "The Blaine Fowler Morning Show." Crocker debuts on Wednesday, September 2 from 5:30am-10am ET. Most recently, she was midday host for co-owned Country WDRQ-FM (NASH FM 93.1). Crocker's radio career includes stops in New York as producer of

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