Category: Industry News

Supermarketer to keynote NAB Show.

Simon Mainwaring, CEO of marketing consultancy WeFirst, will present “The Future of Profit is Purpose,” exploring the concept of “conscious capitalism.” After the presentation, there will be a special Q&A session moderated by Mainwaring and Roy Spence, chairman of Austin-based…

The RAB at the NAB.

The Radio Advertising Bureau will present four sessions at the NAB Show in Las Vegas in April. The sessions will be part of the Business of Broadcast Conference, with all sessions clustered in the North Hall of the Las Vegas…

The RMLC-GMR tussle continues.

According to a message to broadcasters sent earlier this month, the Radio Music License Committee is not making much headway in its attempts to reach a settlement with Global Music Rights, the upstart licensing entity started by Irving Azoff. As…

Audioboom goes the Triton.

The podcast platform company will pay $185 million for Triton Digital, according to a notification filed with the London Stock Exchange. In what’s known as a “reverse merger,” Audioboom will buy all outstanding shares of Triton parent Triton Digital Canada…

Repack bill voted out of committee.

The House Energy and Commerce Committee has approved H.R. 4986, now known as the “Repack Airwaves Yielding Better Access for Users of Modern Services” Act—another gem from the acronym factory standing for “RAY BAUM’S” Act, to honor the committee’s former…

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…