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FCC Says Ownership Rules Should Not Be Changed
In a Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Report and Order (NPRM) issued Wednesday, the FCC has tentatively found that based on the 2010 Quadrennial Review record, current local radio ownership rules remain necessary in the public interest and More

InStore Audio Network Reaches 39 Million Daily
InStore Audio Network reaches 39 million shoppers on an average day, according to new audience study by Edison Research. InStore Audio Network is the leading provider of in-store audio advertising in Drug, Grocery and Mass Merchandiser stores. More

Spanish Broadcasting Reports Q4 Revenues Up 2%
Spanish Broadcasting System reported fourth quarter consolidated revenues rose 2% to $37.5 million from $36.9 million in 2012. Radio revenues also grew 2% to $32.9 million from $32.1 million, primarily due to local sales, special events revenue and More

Broadway Media Announces Senior Leadership Moves
Broadway Media has announced that G. Craig Hanson (pictured), Market Manager of its Salt Lake Radio Station Group, is retiring after 37 years to pursue station ownership in St. George, UT and other media consulting. Also leaving to to pursue other interests is Broadway Media VP/Administration Bret J. Leifson, who previously served for 27 More

2014 Radio Mercury Awards Call For Entry Extended
The 2014 Radio Mercury Awards Call For Entry deadline for the $50,000 Best of Show and multiple other cash prizes has been extended to Wednesday, April 30. Eligibility has also been extended to spots and campaigns broadcast or streamed from January 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014. Finalists will be announced in May. This year's awards event More

Live 95.5's Morning Mess Adds Hannah Byrom
KBFF Live 95.5/Portland, OR announced today that Hannah Byrom will join Tanya Brown and Mike Edwards on the Morning Mess Morning Show weekday mornings 5a-10a starting Monday, April 21. Hannah's experience includes Morning Show Co- Host at WAZO/ Wilmington, NC and Co- Host of nationally syndicated night show, "Zach Sang and the Gang." More

Rdio Inks Joint Venture with Grupo Bandeirantes
Rdio and Grupo Bandeirantes have announced a joint venture and strategic partnership for marketing, distribution, content and promotions that will significantly expand Rdio's presence in Brazil. This combination of the Rdio music service with the reach of Grupo Bandeirantes provides music fans in Brazil with a global and Brazilian More

Curtis Media Closes on FM Translator CP in Raleigh
Eastern Airwaves LLC, an affiliate of Curtis Media, has closed on its previously announced purchase of a construction permit for FM translator station W226BV in Raleigh-Durham from Community Public Radio, a Georgia not-for-profit corporation. The purchase price was $130,000. Bob Heymann of the Chicago office of Media Services More

Alan Chartrand to Lead CCME/Boston Cluster
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has promoted Alan Chartrand to the position of market president for the Boston cluster. Chartrand will oversee the operations and programming of Kiss 108, JAMN 94.5, Evolution 101.7, and MIA 1430-AM. Chartrand previously served as Vice President of Sales for the Boston cluster and has more than More

Bouloukos Retires, Herman Takes Over CBS Radio/NY
CBS Radio/New York Senior VP/Market Manager Don Bouloukos is retiring from the company, effective June 2014, after a career in broadcasting that spanned more than four decades. Executive VP/Operations Scott Herman will assume Bouloukos responsibilities. Bouloukos first joined CBS Radio in 1998 following the acquisition of American Radio More

Schnacke Exits Hubbard Radio/Chicago as VP/MM
38-year radio vet Jerry Schnacke is out as VP/Market Manager for Hubbard Radio/Chicago, reports Robert Feder. Schnacke oversaw Hot AC WTMX-FM (The Mix), Urban AC WILV-FM (100.3 Love FM) and Classic Hits WDRV-FM (The Drive). Prior to becoming VP/MM in February, 2007, the company vet previously served as VP/GM of WDRV. Before that, he was More

WJBC Wins Illinois AP Station of the Year
WJBC/Bloomington has announced they are the recipient of the 2013 Illinois Associated Press Station of the Year Award. WJBC was awarded the honor at the Illinois Associated Press Broadcast Journalism Excellence Awards Saturday, April 12 at the Illinois News Broadcasters Association convention in Peoria. This is the third time WJBC More

Health Scare Sidelines Conclave's Bob Shannon
In an unexpected move, Conclave Executive Director Bob Shannon resigned from the Minneapolis non-profit Monday citing health issues. "Upon my return from the NAB late Thursday evening, I experienced a medical episode that brought paramedics to my home in the middle of the night," said Shannon. "Fortunately, the problem wasn't as life More

Simon Receives Service to America Leadership Award
Singer/songwriter Paul Simon will receive the 2014 Service to America Leadership Award from the NAB Education Foundation (NABEF) for his longtime commitment to providing healthcare to underserved children across the country. Simon will receive the award at NABEF's Celebration of Service to America Gala on June 17. The award recognizes More

Emmis/NY to Ring NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell
WQHT-FM (Hot 97)/New York and sister stations WBLS-FM and WLIB-AM will celebrate their recent union at the closing bell ceremony at The NASDAQ Stock Market on Wednesday, April 16. This past February, the three stations became a unified cluster when parent company, Emmis Communications, announced it would acquire WBLS and WLIB from YMF More

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Nelson Joins KMVA/Phoenix as Morning Co-host
Riviera Broadcasting adds veteran air personality Monica Nelson as morning co-host on Hot AC KMVA-FM (Hot 97.5/103.9)/Phoenix. Beginning April 17, Nelson joins current morning host Vinnie Del Rosso for 6-10am. Most recently, she served as midday host, then morning host at the former crosstown KPKX-FM (98.7 The Peak)
WLTJ (Q92-9)/Pittsburgh Up Debbie Wilde to Middays
Steel City Media's WLTJ-FM (Q92-9) Pittsburgh welcomes a familiar voice to the daytime lineup with Debbie Wilde, now hosting middays from 10am-3pm weekdays. Wilde is a veteran Pittsburgh talent, who recently hosted evenings (6-11pm) on Q92-9, and was bumped to middays beginning April 14. Wilde joined Q92-9 in October of last
Jave Patterson Named Townsquare/Lubbock TX OM
Jave Patterson is named Operations Manager for Townsquare Media's five-station cluster in Lubbock, TX, including Rock KFMX-FM, Classic Hits KKCL-FM, Country KQBR-FM, CHR KZII-FM and News/Talk KFYO-AM. He's inbound from Lotus Radio Corp. in Reno, NV, where he completed a successful 15-year run as OM and served as PD for both
WZGC/Atlanta Evening Host Jason Goff Exits
WZGC-FM (92.9 The Game)/Atlanta evening host Jason Goff exits the CBS Radio Sports outlet. He joined The Game from co-owned Sports WSCR-AM (670 The Score)/Chicago in 2012. Geoff had been with The Score since 2000 and began fill-in work in 2003. He'll continue to host middays on SiriusXM NBA
Country KKGO-FM/Los Angeles hires Kent Walls for weekends, plus a future role involving sports and other features. Walls is also an on-air host/reporter for the NHL's Anaheim Ducks, and a correspondent for "Ducks Weekly" on Fox Sports Prime Ticket.
Classic Rock WNNX-FM (Rock 100.5)/Atlanta elevates Sebastian Davis to Executive Producer for "The Regular Guys" morning program. He replaces Tim Andrews, who will continue as a content contributor for the show.

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Riviera Broadcasting adds veteran air personality Monica Nelson as morning co-host on Hot AC KMVA-FM (Hot 97.5/103.9)/Phoenix. Beginning April 17, Nelson joins current morning host Vinnie Del Rosso for 6-10am. Most recently, she served as midday host, then morning host at the former crosstown KPKX-FM (98.7 The Peak) beginning with its launch in 2004.

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