iHEARTMEDIA/PORTLAND has flipped Country “TAILGATE 103.7” to “103.7 THE LEGEND, PORTLAND’s Classic Country,” on KFBW-HD3, K279BO, effective immediately. 103.7 THE … more
Archive for March 14th, 2017
Marian Hill is taking the lyrics to the electronic pop duo’s hit single “Down” very literally in a new music video, riding an elevator…
Rag’n’Bone Man continues his rise on Billboard’s rock radio airplay charts, as “Human” lifts moves 2-1 on the Alternative Songs…
Tennessee Association Of Broadcasters Launch Radio Talent Institute At University Of Tennessee Knoxville
The TENNESSEE ASSOCIATION OF BROADCASTERS, UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE KNOXVILLE and NATIONAL RADIO TALENT SYSTEM will co-sponsor the inaugural TAB RADIO TALENT INSTITUTE Commented SAGA … more
Blame it on the blizzard? U.S. financial markets were down slightly on Tuesday, as New York City braced itself for its biggest mid-March blizzard in nearly two decades. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 44.11, to 20,837.37. The Nasdaq Composite was off 18.97, to 5,856.82.
One of the industry’s most prominent broadcast industry executives has been retained by Verance Corporation to help it in its goal of introducing next-generation television benefits to broadcasters via its Verance Aspect technology. Former Media General COO Deb McDermott , and her McDermott Media Group (MMG), will be working closely with Verance CEO Nil Shah on the company’s rollout effort for Verance Aspect. Verance describes Aspect as a content measurement and enhancement solution that has been adopted as a fundamental component of the next-generation TV standard, ATSC 3.0
Tom Petty, Mumford & Sons Set For Goldenvoice’s Two-Day Arroyo Seco Weekend In Pasadena, June 24th-25th
GOLDENVOICE, the promoters behind COACHELLA and DESERT TRIP, among others, have announced their latest “family-friendly” event, ARROYO SECO WEEKEND, adjacent to the ROSE BOWL in … more
Are you selling agencies on your station? Or, are you missing the first step to gaining revenue share? Radio can sell groceries, cell phones, cars and furniture, but can it sell itself? The radio industry as a whole often complains that agencies are out of touch, and that ad execs in New York or L.A. don’t understand radio’s impact on real consumers.
If you believe The Wall Street Journal , then you better run for the hills, you station affiliate owners. Or, after the NAB Show, just stick around and see some pawn stars since your business is about to be seriously challenged by Facebook . Yes, Facebook is ramping up its plans for video programming — “TV-like original programming,” the Journal ‘s Deepa Seetharaman and Jack Marshall reported March 3. But, should broadcast TV’s C-Suite be holding emergency meetings about this? Do key TV industry executives such as Perry Sook, David Amy and Bob Sullivan have a fan-and-friend menace on their hands
The $3.2 million acquisition of some 60 LPTV stations and 10 LPTV construction permits by Edge Spectrum — a.k.a. EICB-TV NET — from a religious non-commercial broadcaster has officially moved forward, following a delay requested by the buyer. Click here to Login & view the full article & read our famous RBR+TVBR observation (Not a member? Join Today! )
A coalition of 12 groups representing the interests of rural Americans has sent a letter to four key members of Congress requesting that the law permitting businesses to annually deduct the full cost of advertising in the year it is incurred be retained. In the letter, sent March 9 to Sens. Orrin Hatch and Ron Wyden and Reps. Kevin Brady and Richard Neal , leaders from American Agri-Women, Association of Agricultural Retailers, American Sheep Industry Association, Intertribal Agriculture Council, National Association of Farm Broadcasting, National Association of Wheat Growers, National Black Growers Council, National Council of Farmers Cooperatives, National Farmers Union, Rural & Agriculture Council of America, United States Cattlemen’s Association and Women Involved in Farm Economics said, “Though we certainly support streamlining today’s onerous and complex tax code, the imposition of a new tax on advertising or limiting its current full, first-year deductibility, could damage rural economies and disrupt the distribution of critical local news information.” For example, farmers, ranchers and residents of rural America have depended on “free, over-the-air radio for nearly a century to deliver local news, emergency notifications, sports information and agriculture market news,” the groups said
No, he wasn’t the “french toast guy” in the 2000 cinematic classic Road Trip. Freshly minted FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is going to be remembered for a Road Trip that’s all his own. Pai is on his way to Pittsburgh, where he will speak Wednesday morning (3/15) at Carnegie Mellon University ’s Software Engineering Institute. The Chairman will deliver prepared remarks on the subject “Bringing the Benefits of the Digital Age To All Americans.” The address will begin at 10am Eastern and can be viewed here .