ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS INC. total revenue rose 3% to C$3.338 billion for first quarter 2017, with net income jumping 28% to C$294 million and adjusted net income rising 34% to C$329 million … more
Archive for April 18th, 2017
RADIO ONE has announced that Chief Administration Officer LINDA VILARDO plans to exit the company as of DECEMBER 31st, 2017. VILARDO, with the company for 19 years, said, “I’ve been … more
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On the same day that Prime Minister Theresa May announced plans to call a surprise snap election, umbrella trade organization UK Music has outlined…
The Chief Administration Officer of Radio One has decided to leave the company focused on African American media consumers at the end of the calendar year. Linda Vilardo will depart the company after 19 years of service, effective Dec. 31, 2017.
iHEARTMEDIA Top 40 KXXM (MIX 96.1)/SAN ANTONIO has promoted RUSSELL RUSH to PD, effective immediately. He’ll continue to afternoons for the station. “RUSSELL is extremely talented … more
Research Director, Inc.: Exclusive March PPM Analysis For New York, L.A., Chicago, San Francisco & Dallas
So, we’re into MARCH already. A month of madness (notice how we didn’t use those two words together?). Spring was sprung, the clocks rolled back, and everyone used the Irish as an … more
MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS Top 40/Mainstream WNFN (i106.7)/NASHVILLE brings aboard veteran air personality DOUBLE J for weekends. DOUBLE J was most recently PD/personality at RESULTS RADIO … more
Pandora Premium , previously accessible via invite only, is now available to all listeners via the App Store and Google Play or at www.pandora.com/premium . That didn’t seem to excite investors in the company, as shares in “P” were off 1.6% in trading Tuesday, to $10.56. Meanwhile, Cumulus Media shares were down another 4.5%, to $0.2470, as the No.
Broadcast transmission tech firm Electronics Research has appointed a Television Account Manager and, concurrently, a Radio Account Manager for the Western Region. Shawn Knotts takes the TV role, while Don Roudebush has joined for the radio role. Knotts will be responsible for the sale of ERI’s television antennas, towers, transmission line systems, television filter systems and RF components in the western U.S. A 14-year company veteran, Knotts was formerly the Western Region Radio Account Manager. That role is now held by Roudebush, who has installed more than 800 FM stations and translators across the U.S.
The Tampa-St. Petersburg station group owned by the No. 1 owner of radio stations in the U.S.
Much has been said about the big payday seen at companies including Entravision Communications and Comcast , which is sacrificing WNBC-4 in New York and Telemundo O&Os in Chicago and Philadelphia for $481.6 million . However, the biggest bonanza to come in the Reverse Auction involves such individuals as Miami Lakes, Fla.-based Bob Behar and Alex Meruelo , Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Meruelo Group. It also appears that the owners of TV stations serving Spanish-speaking U.S. Hispanics are the biggest winners in the now-concluded FCC Spectrum Auction, based on the dollars set to come their way.