Industry News

FOMO at CRS.

In a clever way to extend the opportunity to “attend” (virtually, of course) the Country Radio Seminar, they are offering a limited-time “FOMO” discount of $99 to access sessions and bonus content from “CRS 2021: The Virtual Experience.” Purchase a…

New pro-broadcasting campaign launches.

The National Association of Broadcasters has introduced a digital campaign, “Voices from the Field,” using first-person stories culled from on-air and online programming. NAB President/CEO Gordon Smith said that the new campaign “will celebrate the real people who are providing…

The FCC is radio active.

The Consent Decrees and fines keep rolling in, as the FCC cracks down on rules infractions. The latest to be caught in the net are LLF Holdings, LLC—a proposed $1500 fine for a late license renewal application for a translator…

Southwest relief from BFOA.

The Broadcasters Foundation of America is helping broadcasters who have been hit by the recent spate of bad weather in Texas and surrounding states. BFOA Vice President Peter Doyle explained, “The Foundation’s Emergency Grant Program is set up with a…

IBA returns to its roots.

It’s hard to believe it’s been a whole year since Ron Stone patched together an alliance of radio stations and vendors to pull off a successful fundraiser to give aid to pandemic-struck families. But it has been an unbelievable year,…

National cash contest launched by IBA.

The fledgling association has announced a national cash contest for member stations. Each participating member will kick in $250; the total amount of the cash jackpot will depend on the number of stations participating.

Gary Berkowitz goes low (demographically, that is).

The renowned radio programming consultant is throwing a Zoom party in which he will provide expertise and lead the discussion about programming best practices. It’s free, but the only catch is, you have to be 30 years of age or…

“Marketing with Purpose” is the next RAB webinar.

If you’re an RAB member, circle March 10 on your calendar and don your finest Zoom attire (business above the waist, party down below) for the next RAB Business Accelerated presentation. The event will be presented by MJ DePalma, VP…