ASCAP and BMI: all together now.

The two major broadcast music-rights licensors have married their respective databases of musical works into one mega-database to provide more clarity about ownership shares in music compositions. ASCAP CEO Elizabeth Matthews calls this “a step forward to more accurate, reliable…

LRN scores ex-WW1 talent

Local Radio Networks (LRN) expands its 24/7 format team with the addition of three execs from Westwood One. Chris Reeves is the new LRN executive vice president, programming & operations; Chris Hatton becomes director, 24/7 creative services; and Jonathan Steele becomes…