This year’s Crystal winners are. . .

The 2022 Crystal Radio Award winners were announced during the NAB Show last week. These 10 radio stations were judged to be the best among all entries in their service to their communities. Congratulations to all, especially the small market…

Nielsen sold to equity consortium.

A bunch of VC firms have gotten together to purchase the research giant for $16 billion, with the full approval of the Nielsen board. Board Chair James A. Atwood commented, “After a thorough assessment, the Board determined that this transaction…

IBA’s logical next move: convention.

The Independent Broadcasters Association will hold its first members-only In Focus Conference in September in Miami. The one-day event will be held in conjunction with the Radio Masters Sales Summit; the IBA conference will “address the needs of owners, managers,…

Radio duo pen second tome.

That would be fancy writer-speak for syndicated morning powerhouse Bob and Sheri publishing The Book of Bob, a collection of “Bob utterances” from their 30 years on the air. The eponymous Bob Lacey commented, “Sheri has written down almost everything…