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Infinite Dial Profiles Radio Format Listeners


Radio listeners in the U.S. can't be characterized as a monolith as each format has listeners with different audio behaviors. New, format-specific findings on radio listeners were released today in the webinar 'Radio Format Profiles: An Infinite Dial Study' presented by Edison Research Director of Research Laura Ivey. Data from The Infinite Dial, an annual study on digital consumer behaviors More

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WITL/Lansing Brand Manager Tyler to Exit After 23 Years
Chris Tyler
Chris Tyler
Chris Tyler will exit WITL-FM/Lansing, MI as Brand Manager, Director of Content and afternoon talent at the end of the week. He has been with the Townsquare Media Country outlet for 23 years. In a post to the station's web site, as well as its Facebook page, Tyler wrote, "It's been a good, long ride. But More

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Vox AM/FM in Burlington-Plattsburgh Ups Goodette, Mullett
Dave Goddette and John Mullett
Dave Goddette and John Mullett
Sports WCPV (101.3 The Game), Sports WEAV-AM & W290AT (960 The Zone) and Classic Hits WVTK-FM/Burlington-Plattsburgh Sales Manager Dave Goddette is elevated to VP/Sales and Director of Sales for Vox AM/FM's cluster there, which also includes Oldies WXZO (96.7 MeTV FM), Hot AC More

Report: Tim Eby Exits St. Louis Public Radio as GM
Tim Eby
Tim Eby
KWMU-FM (St. Louis Public Radio) General Manager Tim Eby exits the University of Missouri-St. Louis News/Talk outlet, reports St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Joe Holleman. According to UMSL Vice Chancellor Paul Herring, consultant Tom Livingston is appointed interim GM. Eby's exit follows an investigation More

Lenny Bruce's Unreleased Album to Premiere on SiriusXM
Lenny Bruce
Lenny Bruce
SiriusXM announced today that is will exclusively premiere a long-lost comedy album from the legendary Lenny Bruce. Lenny Bruce Is Out Again will air in its entirety on September 25 at 8:00pm ET on SiriusXM Comedy Greats channel 94. The unreleased album was fully authorized by Bruce's daughter, More

KMKT Raises $52,000 for Texoma Back the Badge Foundation
Back The Badge
Back The Badge
Alpha Media announces that KMKT-FM (93.1 Katy Country)/Sherman TX, the Texoma Back the Badge Foundation and Classic of Texoma has raised $52,000 from the 4th Annual Wheeler & Castellanos Back the Badge Memorial Golf Tournament, which took place on September 11th at Stone Creek Golf Club in Sherman, TX. More

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TuneIn Offers Live Stream of First Presidential Debate
TuneIn
TuneIn
TuneIn will offer a live audio stream of the first presidential debate of 2020 between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and President Donald Trump via "The 2020 Election" channel experience on Tuesday, September 29 from 9-10:30pm ET. The debate will be moderated by FOX News' Chris More

RTDNA: Local Radio News Salaries Rose By 4.5% Over 2019
RTDNA
RTDNA
The latest newsroom survey found that local radio news salaries rose by 4.5% from last year reports RTDNA. That's triple last year's increase of 1.7%. Factor in modest inflation of 2.3%, and radio salaries gained 2.2% in real wage growth. That compares with a small loss against inflation of 0.2% a year ago. More

Report: Orion Samuelson to Retire After 60 Years at WGN-AM
Orion Samuelson
Orion Samuelson
Orion Samuelson, 86, will retire from WGN-AM/Chicago after 60 years with the Nexstar Media Group's News/Talk outlet, reports Chicago media columist Robert Feder. The hall of fame broadcaster and Chicago media icon says he'll end his run at the end of the year. "The Big O," as he's known, will continue More

Veteran Radio Programmer Mr. Ed Lambert Dead of Cancer
Mr. Ed Lambert
Mr. Ed Lambert
Sad to report death of legendary radio programmer Mr. Ed Lambert on September 22 following a long battle with cancer. His included programming stops at KHKS/Dallas, WZEE (Z104)/Madison, KWOD/Sacramento, as well as on-air stints at KDWB/Minneapolis. Most recently, Lambert was Operations Manager at Bend Radio More

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WEQX/Albany NY Elevated Jeff Morad to Operations Manager
Jeff Morad
Jeff Morad
Longtime WEQX-FM/Manchester VT-Albany NY Program Director and morning host Jeff Morad is elevated to Operations Manager of the heritage Alternative outlet. He also serves as host of the Jam N' Toast specialty show and has been with the Northshire Communications station since 2009. "It is with great More

Chris Stigall Inks Extension with WNTP-AM Philadelphia
Chris Stigall
Chris Stigall
Salem Media Group's WNTP-AM (AM 990 The Answer)/Philadelphia extends the contract of morning host Chris Stigall for two additional years, effective October 1. He joined the News/Talk outlet in November, 2019, hosting weekday mornings from 6-9am. Previously, Stigall had his own daily podcast, "The Chris More

EMF to Acquire KFMK/Austin, Salem Sells WKAT/Miami
EMF
EMF
Educational Media Foundation has agreed to acquire Contemporary Christian KFMK-FM (Spirit 105.9)/Round Rock-Austin, TX from Crista Ministries for $6 million. The deal includes a network affiliation agreement with EMF's K-Love network beginning November 1. Addtionally, Salem More

WABC-AM/New York Adds Chris Hahn to Weekend Line-up
Chris Hahn
Chris Hahn
KMG Networks and Red Apple Media's WABC-AM (Talkradio 77)/New York add talk host Chris Hahn, known as "The Aggressive Progressive," to the station's weekend line-up, Sundays from 4-5pm. Hahn is a regular contributor to FOX News, a lawyer, author and public speaker. In addition, Hahn also hosts his syndicated More

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Veteran Radio Programmer Jim Raimo Dead of Cancer at 51
Jim Raimo
Jim Raimo
Sad to report the death of veteran radio programmer Jim Raimo of cancer earlier this month on September 17. He was 51. Raimo spent over 25 years with Entercom in Springfield, MA, most recently at Brand Manager for both AC WMAS-FM and Country WHLL-AM (NASH Icon). He was a very "hands on" Program Director and More

Hillary Clinton Launches New Podcast on iHeartRadio
Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton
iHeartMedia has announced the launch of "You and Me Both with Hillary Clinton," an iHeartRadio Original Podcast hosted by Hillary Clinton. The 24-episode show joins the expansive iHeartPodcast Network beginning September 29 and will be available on iHeartRadio and everywhere else podcasts are heard. "You More

iHeartMedia Announces virtual 2020 iHeartCountry Festival
iHeartMedia announced today that the 2020 iHeartCountry Festival Presented by Capital One, originally scheduled for May 2 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas, will now be a virtual streaming and on-air radio special on October 23. The seventh annual event featuring performances from Dierks More

Living Corporate Joins Westwood One Podcast Network
Living Corporate
Living Corporate
Cumulus Media welcomes Living Corporate to the Westwood One Podcast Network. In a new partnership with parent network Living Corporate LLC, Westwood One will monetize, market, and distribute the flagship podcast as well as podcasts in development. Living Corporate spotlights the experiences and perspectives More

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The Chris Stigall Show Takes Middays on KCMO/Kansas City
Chris Stigall
Chris Stigall
Cumulus has announced that The Chris Stigall Show will debut today on Kansas City's KCMO Talk Radio and air weekdays from 10:00am - Noon. Stigall actualy hosted mornings on KCMO from 2006 to 2010. He is a frequent cable news guest, and regularly conducts news-making interviews and commentary on his daily More

WFNZ/Charlotte Producer/APD Mark Seidel Dead at 37
Mark Seidel 1983 - 2020
Mark Seidel 1983 - 2020
WFNZ/Charlotte producer and assistant program director Mark Seidel passed away this weekend from an unexpected massive heart attack. He was just 37 years old. His longtime friend and WFNZ colleague Travis "T-Bone" Hancock broke the news on Twitter. Seidel returned to WFNZ in 2019 - the station where he More

Podtrac's Week-Over-Week U.S. Podcast Report 9/14 -9/20
Podtrac has released their week-over-week download growth report for the week of September 14 - 20. For the week of September 14 - 20, downloads were up 9% over the previous week and up 52% over the corresponding period last year. The Sports and News categories showed the largest week-over-week download More

WCSX-FM Launches Seger Saturdays in the Motor City
Seger Saturdays
Seger Saturdays
Beasley Media's legendary Classic Rock WCSX-FM/Detroit will officially debut a 12-week program to air throughout the fall entitled "Seger Saturdays" in Detroit, beginning Saturday October 3rd at 9am. The new on-air series will highlight the legacy of Detroit's iconic rocker Bob Seger. Hosted by station More

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Chris Stigall
Chris Stigall
Salem Media Group's WNTP-AM (AM 990 The Answer)/Philadelphia extends the contract of morning host Chris Stigall for two additional More

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