Category: Industry News

Radio groups support NAB.

While the NAB’s comments about station-ownership caps might be somewhat controversial, a group of 10 radio companies have joined forces to present a united, positive front with regard to the NAB’s position. In what is called “a cross-section of the…

CBS probewatch.

Noted in passing: the Board of Directors of CBS is folding its investigation into harassment allegations against CEO Les Moonves into ongoing probes into the larger issue of harassment as part of the corporate culture among the executives.

Women in radio surveyed.

A study backed by Women in Radio polled over 100 women about their views of the radio industry and their opportunities in it. Commented Women in Radio Founder Meaghan Taylor was “excited” to conduct the study, but also noted, “We…

The merger that never happened.

Sinclair and Tribune went through a nasty breakup after their rosy announcement of a takeover of the latter by the former last year. In addition, Tribune Media is suing Sinclair for breach of contract. (The deal went stale when the…

Radio show reveals future venues.

The Radio Show, a joint venture of the National Association of Broadcasters and the Radio Advertising Bureau, will be returning to familiar places in 2019 and 2020—the Hilton Anatole in Dallas and the Omni Nashville, respectively. The Anatole, under various…

Alpha chairman steps down.

Larry Wilson, under whose guidance Alpha Media became the largest privately-owned radio broadcast company in America, has resigned the chairmanship but will continue to serve on the company’s Board of Directors.

WWRS 2019 Early Bird registration is on.

Think about sending your programming people to the upcoming Worldwide Radio Summit, March 27-29, at the Castaway in Burbank. For more information, visit www.worldwideradiosummit.com.

Another AM bites the dust.

Claro Communications has lost its license for KBRN-AM/Boerne-San Antonio, TX due to its lack of response to the FCC’s request for information about how long the station has been silent. As we all know, once an AM station goes dark,…