Author: Jay Mitchell

24/7 Network Signs News Network

24/7 network provider Local Radio Networks (LRN) has signed with ABC News Radio to bring ABC’s award-winning information programming exclusively to LRN affiliates. LRN affiliates will have access to the worldwide resources of ABC News and ABC News Radio, including hourly newscasts from ABC…

Federal Court: Not so fast, Prometheus.

The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has denied Prometheus Radio Project’s petition for a writ of mandamus to prevent the FCC from changing broadcast ownership rules to permit cross-ownership of broadcast and newspaper properties, and radio and TV properties, in…

Pai proposes new FM class.

The FCC chairman, speaking at the Minority Media and Telecommunications Council Broadband and Social Justice Summit in Washington earlier this week, announced that he was circulating a proposal for a new FM class, saying that the Media Bureau “circulated a…

ACM announces finalists.

The Academy of Country Music has released the names of the finalists for its annual Broadcast Awards, honoring excellence in Country radio. The iron will be handed out during the annual Radio Winners Reception on Saturday, April 14 in Las…

Women in the radio workplace.

According to the latest Gender Analysis Study commissioned by the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group (MIW), a little over 18% of the 11,301 AM and FM radio stations in the US, a little over 18% of them had…

NAB on the Hill.

The executive vice president/chief technology officer of the NAB, Sam Matheny, testified at a Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications hearing tagged, “Ensuring Effective and Reliable Alerts and Warnings.” Matheny testified, in part, “Broadcasters take seriously their role as…