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2021 NAB Radio Board Results Announced


The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced the results of the 2021 NAB Radio Board elections. The two-year terms of the elected board members will begin in June. New Board members or those who have previously served on the Board are listed in italics. Other Board members listed below are currently serving on the Board and have been re-elected. More

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Audacy Inks EVP/CFO Richard Schmaeling to New Agreement
Richard Schmaeling
Richard Schmaeling
Audacy has entered into a new employment agreement with Richard Schmaeling to continue as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, effective May 1, 2021 and continuing through April 30, 2025, unless earlier terminated. Under the agreement, Schmaeling's compensation will More

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Kulbertis Joins Eastlan Ratings as Client Services Director
Eastlan Ratings
Eastlan Ratings
Long-time radio vet Frank Kulbertis was recently a client of Eastlan Ratings and now joins the company as Client Services Director. He previously served as General Manager for the five FM stations of Redwood Empire Stereocasters in Santa Rosa, CA. Interestingly, Santa Rosa is the More

Univision, Grupo Televisa Merge in $4.8 Billion Deal
Univision has agreed to merge with stakeholder Grupo Televisa in a $4.8 billion deal, which includes the company's 58 radio stations across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Grupo Televisa will hold the largest stake (45%) in the new entity with 45%. The company also owns the Univision and UniMas broadcast networks, More

REAL 103.9/Las Vegas to Debut ''The Bootleg Kev Show''
Bootleg Kev
Bootleg Kev
Hip Hip K280DD (REAL 103.9) Las Vegas will debut "The Bootleg Kev Show," weekdays from 3-7pm, effective April 19. Bootleg Kev has more than 15 years of broadcast experience in markets including Tampa, Phoenix, Los Angeles and Las Vegas, where he served as an air personality for KVEG-FM. He most recently More

Johnjay and Rich Show Celebrate 20 Years On the Air
iHeartMedia's 104.7 KISS-FM Phoenix is celebrating the 20th anniversary of "The Johnjay & Rich Show." The popular morning program launched on April 9, 2001 on KRQQ in Tucson, Ariz., and moved to its current flagship 104.7 KISS-FM in 2006, where it continues to thrive. Premiere Networks, a division of More

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Hi-Fi Radio: Vinylthon Returns to Over 100 Radio Stations Saturday
Across the USA and the world, radio stations will celebrate the unique format of vinyl records by going vinyl-only on the air for Vinylthon 2021, this Saturday, April 17. Organized by the non-profit College Radio Foundation and open to all radio stations, commercial and non-commercial, Vinylthon is the More

Research Director Inc. Celebrates 30 Years of Service
Research Director Inc.
Research Director Inc.
Research Director Inc. is celebrating service to the radio industry for 30 years. Founded during the analog age in the basement of an Arlington, VA home, the company has served over 800 radio stations, providing both sales and programming research and consulting services -- including More

''Dede In The Morning'' Now Heard in Over 50 Markets
DeDe McGuire
DeDe McGuire
In less than 2 years of national syndication, "Dede In The Morning" is now heard nationwide in over 50 markets. New affiliates onboarding the program this week include KMEZ-FM/New Orleans, KVMA-FM/Shreveport LA, WUSY-FM-HD2/Chattanooga TN, WUFO-AM/Buffalo, KZXL-FM/Lufkin TX, WYJJ-FM/Jackson TN, More

Ace & TJ Add 106.7 The River/Springfield, MO
SummitMedia's 106.7 The River in Springfield, MO has added syndicated Ace & TJ for mornings. The show will air weekdays 6am-10am. The Ace & TJ Family brings the full slate of platforms to SummitMedia, including radio, podcast, streaming, video, social media, email content, app/web and live events. More

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Skip Cheatam Named Majic 94.5/Dallas Program Director
Skip Cheatam
Skip Cheatam
Urban One/Dallas-Fort Worth appoints Skip Cheatam as Program Director of Urban AC KZMJ-FM (Majic 94.5). Raised in the Philadelphia area, Cheatam is the Executive Producer and Program Director for "The DL Hughley Show," heard in over affiliates in 70 cities across the U.S. He currently has his own show on More

2021 NAB Crystal Radio Award Winners Announced
Crystal Radio Awards
Crystal Radio Awards
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced the ten winners of the 34th annual NAB Crystal Radio Awards. Since 1987, the NAB Crystal Radio Awards have recognized radio stations for their year-round commitment to community service. The winners were selected from 50 finalists and honored More

Woofy Ramone Named JVC Media/Fort Walton Beach OM
Woofy Ramone
Woofy Ramone
Woofy Ramone is appointed Operations Manager of JVC Media of Florida's Fort Walton Beach cluster, beginning in early June. Ramone is a 30-plus year Fort Walton Beach-Destin market veteran and former staple at crosstown Cumulus Media's WKSM-FM. He'll oversee JVC's CHR WECQ (Q92), Country WHWY (Highway 98.1), More

IBA National Cash Contest Generates 13x ROI for Stations
Independent Broadcasters Association
Independent Broadcasters Association
The Independent Broadcasters Association's (IBA) first national cash contest exceeded all expectations for driving new revenue from local advertiser sponsorships. The two hundred member stations participating in the Spring, 2021 contest have seen an average of 13 times return on their investment. The on-air More

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EMF Closes on Buy of Two Outlets in Minnesota
Educational Media Foundation
Educational Media Foundation
Educational Media Foundation has closed on its acquisition of of 0.9 kW KZGO-FM (95.3)/St. Paul and 19 kW KQGO-FM (96.3)/Edina, both in Minnesota from The Pohlad Companies. KZGO has changed calls to KNOF, while KQGO is now KMWA. The Pohlad Companies, is a More

Theodore Turner Returns to KBFB-FM/Dallas as PD
Theodore Turner
Theodore Turner
Theodore "Big Bink" Turner returns to Urban One's KBFB-FM (97.9 The Beat)/Dallas as Program Director. Born and raised in Chicago, Big Bink started his radio career at Urban One/Dallas as the midday host and Music Director before being promoted to the Operations Manager for the Urban One radio cluster in More

Cox Ups Kim Dallow to Director of Radio Operations in Tulsa
Kim Dallow
Kim Dallow
Radio veteran Kim Dallow has been selected to lead the Cox Media Group (CMG) Tulsa cluster as the new Director of Radio Operations effective immediately. Dallow brings to this role 26 years of experience in radio, including 14 years with CMG in the Tulsa market. She has served as the Marketing and More

WSOU Celebrates Birthday with New Hall of Fame Inductees
To celebrate its 73rd birthday, Seton Hall University's WSOU 89.5 FM will induct three new alumni into its legendary Hall of Fame on April 14. Dave Packer '88 and Cristina Del Giorno '88 will be Hall of Fame honorees in a virtual celebration. In addition, Victoria Haffner will also be presented with the WSOU More

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WGTS-FM Welcomes Brandi Lanai to Washington DC
Brandi Lanai
Brandi Lanai
WGTS-FM (91.9) Washington, DC welcomes Brandi Lanai to the DC area for a live show. For the past seven years, she has voice-tracked the evening show on WGTS. Her primary post has been doing mornings on KSGN in the Riverside-San Bernardino market. Now she's making the move from California to DC to build a More

KRCC/Colorado Springs Celebrates 70 Years On-Air
KRCC-FM
KRCC-FM
KRCC, Southern Colorado's NPR station (and part of the Colorado Public Radio network), is celebrating 70 years on the air in 2021. Its hometown of Colorado Springs is also celebrating a big birthday. It was founded in 1871, making this year the city's 150th anniversary. To celebrate the sesquicentennial, More

Stingray Selects Triton's Omny Studio Podcast Platform
Triton Digital
Triton Digital
Triton Digital and Stingray, a music, media and technology company in Montreal, have announced that Stingray Radio has selected Triton's Omny Studio platform to support its podcast strategy. Through this partnership, Stingray Radio will utilize the tools within Omny Studio to create, More

Major League Baseball and SiriusXM Expand Agreement
SiriusXM
SiriusXM
Major League Baseball and SiriusXM have expanded their agreement to include additional streaming rights starting with the 2021 MLB season. For the first time, SiriusXM subscribers with a streaming-only subscription now have access to live play-by-play broadcasts of every MLB game as they listen on the More

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Brandi Lanai
Brandi Lanai
WGTS-FM (91.9) Washington, DC welcomes Brandi Lanai to the DC area for a live show. For the past seven years, she has voice-tracked More

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