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Entercom Makes Leadership Moves in Dallas


Entercom has announced leadership updates for stations in Dallas. Vince Richards is elevated to Rock Operations Manager of KJKK-FM (100.3 JACK FM) and KVIL-FM (ALT 103.7). Additionally, JT Springer has been elevated to Brand Manager of KJKK-FM (100.3 JACK FM). Both moves are effective immediately. 'We're extremely proud More

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FCC Adopts Report & Order on Emergency Broadband Program
In a unanimous vote, the FCC has formally adopted a Report and Order that establishes the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, a $3.2 billion federal initiative to provide qualifying households discounts on their internet service bills and an opportunity to receive a discount on a computer or tablet. The More

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iHeartMedia Announces New Business Operating Structure
iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia has announced a new operating structure under which its Digital Audio Group business, which includes its iHeartRadio digital service as well as its podcasting business, will publicly report its financials separately from its Multiplatform Group business, which includes its broadcast radio assets. More

Entercom Names Brian Swarth Head of Marketing, Podcasts
Brian Swarth
Brian Swarth
Entercom names Brian Swarth to the newly created post of Head of Marketing, Podcasts, overseeing all marketing and PR for Cadence13 and Pineapple Street Studios. He joins the company from Showtime Networks, where he most recently served as Senior Vice President of Digital Media & Marketing. Before that, More

''True Oldies Channel'' Launches on WCBS-HD3 in New York
True Oldies Channel
True Oldies Channel
Scott Shannon's "True Oldies Channel" launches on Entercom's WCBS-FM-HD3 in New York. The program, hosted by WCBS-FM on-air veteran and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Scott Shannon, is dedicated to honoring the greatest rock and roll music of all time, highlighting tracks from the 60s, More

Entercom Q4 Net Revenues Fell 23%, Digital Gains 23%
Entercom
Entercom
Entercom Communications reported fourth quarter net revenues fell 23% to $319.5 million from $414.1 million in 2019. Digital revenues rose 23% to $58.8 million mainly due to audience and revenue growth in streaming and podcasting. Adjusted EBITDA fell to $66.5 million from $113 million, while station More

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iHeartMedia Q4 Net Revenues Down 8.8% to $936 Million
iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia
iHeartMedia reported fourth quarter net revenue declined 8.8% to $936 million from $1.26 billion in 2019. Broadcast radio was down 19.1% to $494.7 from $611.7 million. However, Q4 revenue benefited from digital growth of 53% YoY (podcast revenue increased 100% YoY) and political More

Borrell Offers Free Report: 2021 Mindset of Local Radio Advertisers
Borrell Research is making an Executive Summary of their sixth installment in our "2021 Mindset" series available free of charge. The latest report focuses on the marketing habits of local radio advertisers. The 16-page report includes 23 charts and tables profiling the types of marketing they're buying, More

BIN Presents "It's Up To You" Vaccine Education Week
BIN: Black Information Network has joined with the Ad Council and COVID Collaborative to help kick off their "It's Up To You" COVID-19 vaccine education initiative. Despite the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on communities of color there are extremely high rates of vaccine hesitancy among these More

SPLAT! Announces GAME PLAN, New Sports Imaging Service
GAME PLAN
GAME PLAN
SPLAT! launches GAME PLAN, a sports imaging service, syndicated by Sun Broadcast Group. GAME PLAN features the voice of Cayman Kelly, the new national voice of ESPN Radio, already built into the imaging. The service delivers targeted local imaging that integrates with network sports programming, shows and More

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''Chachi Loves Everybody'' Podcast Drops Two New Episodes
Chachi Loves Everybody
Chachi Loves Everybody
Benztown has announced the release of two new episodes of "Chachi Loves Everybody," an original podcast featuring Benztown President and audio brand builder Dave "Chachi" Denes. The new episodes feature Chachi's recent sit-downs with National Radio Hall of Famer Blair Garner and Beasley Media Group Chief More

''The Dan Bongino Show'' Hits 100th Affiliate Milestone
The Dan Bongino Show
The Dan Bongino Show
Westwood One's "The Dan Bongino Show" hits the 100th affiliate milestone. It can now be heard on more than 100 stations including KABC-AM/Los Angeles, KSFO-AM/San Francisco, KSEV-AM/Houston and WGKA-AM/Atlanta. The conservative talk program launched on radio outlets in March, 2020. As a former Secret Service More

BFA Provides Emergency Aid Quickly to TX Broadcasters
Broadcasters Foundation of America
Broadcasters Foundation of America
The Broadcasters Foundation of America (BFA) is providing emergency aid to broadcast colleagues, who have been hit hard by the recent extreme weather conditions in Texas and the surrounding states. More than 20 requests have come in over the past 5 days from employees of TEGNA, Nexstar, Radio One, Entercom, More

As Podcast Audience Grows, Advertiser Focus Should Sharpen
Nielsen
Nielsen
Given consumers' on-demand lifestyles, it's not surprising that podcasts have become the darlings of the audio realm -- for consumers, content creators, and now, advertisers. But as the podcast landscape broadens, content creators and advertisers will be increasingly tasked with More

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Alpha Media Signs Long-Term Deal With vCreative's vPPO
vCreative
vCreative
vCreative, a provider of media workflow software solutions, has entered into a long-term agreement with Alpha Media. This extends Alpha Media's vPPO service as well as adding the vTrade service across all of its stations nationwide. The solution was developed to provide companies with the ability to easily More

''Al Aire Con El Terrible'' Expands Coverage to 15 Markets
Alberto El Terry Cortez
Alberto El Terry Cortez
AIRE Radio Networks, the official radio network of Spanish Broadcasting System, has announced that its syndicated Spanish language morning show, "Al Aire Con El Terrible," is expanding its coverage and can now be heard across 15 Hispanic markets, including San Antonio, San Diego, Bakersfield, Chico-Redding, More

Power 106.9/Omaha Announces New On-Air Lineup
Omaha's KOPW-FM Power 106.9 has announced a new on-air lineup, including the addition of The Breakfast Club, effective Monday, March 1st. The syndicated morning show will air weekdays 5:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Current morning host, Chi, will move to 10a-12p, while Tiago Rey is added to the lineup and will More

iHeartMedia and Novel Partner to Launch New Podcasts
iHeartMedia has announced a new partnership with Novel, one of the UK's leading independent podcast companies, to co-produce a series of narrative, in-depth investigative podcasts. Together, iHeartMedia and Novel will launch eleven new, original podcast series over the next three years, starting with "The More

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Buck Sexton, Ben Ferguson Broadcast Live From CPAC
Premiere Networks
Premiere Networks
Premiere Networks-syndicated personalities Buck Sexton and Ben Ferguson will broadcast live from CPAC 2021 this week, the largest and most influential gathering of conservatives in the world. "The Buck Sexton Show" and "The Ben Ferguson Podcast" will remote broadcast from the Hyatt More

WWO, Sony Nashville Partner for Special Olympics USA Games
Westwood One
Westwood One
Westwood One and Sony Music Nashville have announced a multi-faceted program to build support for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games to be held June 5-12, 2022, in Orlando. Kane Brown helped launch the collaboration this month. Luke Combs, Adam Doleac, Old Dominion, Ryan Hurd, LANCO, Kameron Marlowe, Maren More

Cumulus Media Q4 Net Revenues Down 13.9%, Reports Loss
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media reported fourth quarter net revenue fell 13.9% to $245.8 million from $285.4 million in 2019. Adjusted EBITDA dropped 21.9% to $39.5 million from $50.6 million. Same station net revenue decreased 13.1% to $245.8 million from $283 million while same station Adjusted EBITDA was down 23.4% to More

Reps. Ask Biden To Make Rosenworcel Permanent FCC Chair
Jessica Rosenworcel
Jessica Rosenworcel
A coalition of more than 30 women in Congress are urging the Biden administration to elevate acting FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel to permanent head of the agency, reports The Hill. The group says by doing so, it would install an experienced leader as well as be a historic choice. If President More

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Changes & Moves
Rachel Ryan
Rachel Ryan
Cumulus has appointed Rachel Ryan as On-Air Personality, Middays, for New Country 96.3/KSCS-FM in Dallas, TX. Ryan debuts today on More

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