Radio Ink and Radio & Television Business Report

Willard New Night Host At KNBR
On-air personality Mark Willard has joined KNBR Tonight, a two-part weeknight show on San Francisco Sports station KNBR 680.
02-16-2019 03:57Read more...
Cox Sells Stations To Apollo
With the big news that a majority interest in Cox Media Group’s TV stations is being acquired by Apollo Global Management also comes news of a parallel radio deal.
02-15-2019 19:10Read more...
KDKA Announces Pirates Broadcast Team
There’s a new broadcast team for pregame and postgame coverage of the Pittsburgh Pirates on 93.7 The Fan (KDKA-FM), the flagship station for the team.
02-15-2019 18:28Read more...
Carothers Returns To Results Radio
Results Radio has hired Chris Rey Carothers as Operations Manager for the its Yuba-Sutter, CA, cluster comprised of KKCY-FM (Country 103.1), KKCY-HD2 (CHR Power 95.5), and KUBA-AM (Classic Hits 98.1/1600...
02-15-2019 18:06Read more...
Radiothon Scores Big For Kids
Alice 105.9’s (KALC-FM) 18th annual “Alice Cares for Kids Radiothon” in Denver raised over $1,350,000 to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at Children’s Hospital Colorado.
02-15-2019 17:14Read more...
Why You Should Listen To Larry
At the end of the parents/teens presentation, Thursday afternoon, Edison Research President Larry Rosin detailed exactly what he thinks could be done to start turning teens back to radio.
02-15-2019 04:20Read more...
Teens Are Trouble For Radio
That could change if the industry as a whole stops ignoring the demo that's playing a big role in how their parents listen to music. Edison Research made a presentation...
02-15-2019 04:20Read more...
Is Cumulus Done?
This week's blockbuster deal Cumulus pulled off is playing well with brokers Radio Ink spoke with in a January special series on their cleaner balance sheet. When we conducted our...
02-15-2019 04:00Read more...
FCC Dumps Filing Requirement
The FCC voted Thursday to eliminate the Broadcast Mid-Term Report (Form 397) filing requirement, concluding that this paperwork has become redundant and unnecessary.
02-15-2019 03:50Read more...
Former Radio Host Charged With $1.5M Fraud
Thursday’s Des Moines Register carried the story about the former Des Moines, Iowa, sports radio host accused of defrauding people out of $1.5 million who has been indicted on federal...
02-15-2019 03:40Read more...

Beasley Ends Week With Downward Momentum
Beasley Media Group shares ended the trading week on a down note as Wall Street prepared for a three-day weekend in observance of Washington's Birthday on Monday, a holiday for...
02-15-2019 21:15Read more...
The Male ‘Power Shopper’, Driving Smart Speaker Growth
Men are shopping more frequently in-store and online than women, says a recently released report from First Insight. Among the findings radio industry's C-Suite will appreciate: Male ownership of smart...
02-15-2019 21:15Read more...
They’re Here: 2019 EEO Audits From the Media Bureau
Talk about a Valentine's Day card that few may want to have received: Notification of random audits by the Media Bureau for how a radio or TV station enforces the...
02-15-2019 20:53Read more...
Philip Falcone Grabs A Gotham LPTV
How valuable is an LPTV facility licensed to the city of New York? Call it a bargain-basement acquisition in the nation's No. 1 DMA for the man behind HC2 Station...
02-15-2019 20:43Read more...
Remembering The Legends Of Montana Broadcasting
It was early in 2010 when a husband and wife ownership team thought it would be a good idea to commemorate people they had worked with for many years. The...
02-15-2019 20:43Read more...
Starks Sets Staff As O’Rielly Names Ericson’s Sucessor
In October 2018, Brooke Ericson prepared for two major life changes: a wedding and a new job. She exited as Chief of Staff and Media Advisor for Republican FCC Commissioner ...
02-15-2019 20:35Read more...
Apollo Captures Cox TV, Takes All Dayton Assets
With a water crisis engulfing the Dayton, Ohio area from Valentine's Day afternoon through Friday morning, the powers that be waited until 1pm to deliver the region perhaps its second-most...
02-15-2019 18:45Read more...
Oakland Baseball’s Radio Answer: A Salem Solution
With talk of a move out of the East Bay faded, the team known by many for EVP/Baseball Operations Billy Beane -- portrayed by Brad Pitt in the 2011 film ...
02-15-2019 18:00Read more...
Nelson Next Fox TV CFO As Dorrego Takes Post-Spin Fox Post
The company to be spun-off in connection with 21st Century Fox’s merger with The Walt Disney Company has named its Chief Investor Relations Officer and EVP/Corporate Initiatives. At the same...
02-15-2019 17:02Read more...
Should The FCC Review V-Chip, Content Ratings Rules?
One year on from the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting in Florida, the Parents Television Council is calling on Ajit Pai to conduct a review of the 1998...
02-15-2019 16:50Read more...



Willard New Night Host At KNBR
On-air personality Mark Willard has joined KNBR Tonight, a two-part weeknight show on San Francisco Sports station KNBR 680.
02-16-2019 03:57Read more...
Cox Sells Stations To Apollo
With the big news that a majority interest in Cox Media Group’s TV stations is being acquired by Apollo Global Management also comes news of a parallel radio deal.
02-15-2019 19:10Read more...
KDKA Announces Pirates Broadcast Team
There’s a new broadcast team for pregame and postgame coverage of the Pittsburgh Pirates on 93.7 The Fan (KDKA-FM), the flagship station for the team.
02-15-2019 18:28Read more...
Carothers Returns To Results Radio
Results Radio has hired Chris Rey Carothers as Operations Manager for the its Yuba-Sutter, CA, cluster comprised of KKCY-FM (Country 103.1), KKCY-HD2 (CHR Power 95.5), and KUBA-AM (Classic Hits 98.1/1600...
02-15-2019 18:06Read more...
Radiothon Scores Big For Kids
Alice 105.9’s (KALC-FM) 18th annual “Alice Cares for Kids Radiothon” in Denver raised over $1,350,000 to benefit the Children’s Miracle Network at Children’s Hospital Colorado.
02-15-2019 17:14Read more...
Why You Should Listen To Larry
At the end of the parents/teens presentation, Thursday afternoon, Edison Research President Larry Rosin detailed exactly what he thinks could be done to start turning teens back to radio.
02-15-2019 04:20Read more...
Teens Are Trouble For Radio
That could change if the industry as a whole stops ignoring the demo that's playing a big role in how their parents listen to music. Edison Research made a presentation...
02-15-2019 04:20Read more...
Is Cumulus Done?
This week's blockbuster deal Cumulus pulled off is playing well with brokers Radio Ink spoke with in a January special series on their cleaner balance sheet. When we conducted our...
02-15-2019 04:00Read more...
FCC Dumps Filing Requirement
The FCC voted Thursday to eliminate the Broadcast Mid-Term Report (Form 397) filing requirement, concluding that this paperwork has become redundant and unnecessary.
02-15-2019 03:50Read more...
Former Radio Host Charged With $1.5M Fraud
Thursday’s Des Moines Register carried the story about the former Des Moines, Iowa, sports radio host accused of defrauding people out of $1.5 million who has been indicted on federal...
02-15-2019 03:40Read more...


Beasley Ends Week With Downward Momentum
Beasley Media Group shares ended the trading week on a down note as Wall Street prepared for a three-day weekend in observance of Washington's Birthday on Monday, a holiday for...
02-15-2019 21:15Read more...
The Male ‘Power Shopper’, Driving Smart Speaker Growth
Men are shopping more frequently in-store and online than women, says a recently released report from First Insight. Among the findings radio industry's C-Suite will appreciate: Male ownership of smart...
02-15-2019 21:15Read more...
They’re Here: 2019 EEO Audits From the Media Bureau
Talk about a Valentine's Day card that few may want to have received: Notification of random audits by the Media Bureau for how a radio or TV station enforces the...
02-15-2019 20:53Read more...
Philip Falcone Grabs A Gotham LPTV
How valuable is an LPTV facility licensed to the city of New York? Call it a bargain-basement acquisition in the nation's No. 1 DMA for the man behind HC2 Station...
02-15-2019 20:43Read more...
Remembering The Legends Of Montana Broadcasting
It was early in 2010 when a husband and wife ownership team thought it would be a good idea to commemorate people they had worked with for many years. The...
02-15-2019 20:43Read more...
Starks Sets Staff As O’Rielly Names Ericson’s Sucessor
In October 2018, Brooke Ericson prepared for two major life changes: a wedding and a new job. She exited as Chief of Staff and Media Advisor for Republican FCC Commissioner ...
02-15-2019 20:35Read more...
Apollo Captures Cox TV, Takes All Dayton Assets
With a water crisis engulfing the Dayton, Ohio area from Valentine's Day afternoon through Friday morning, the powers that be waited until 1pm to deliver the region perhaps its second-most...
02-15-2019 18:45Read more...
Oakland Baseball’s Radio Answer: A Salem Solution
With talk of a move out of the East Bay faded, the team known by many for EVP/Baseball Operations Billy Beane -- portrayed by Brad Pitt in the 2011 film ...
02-15-2019 18:00Read more...
Nelson Next Fox TV CFO As Dorrego Takes Post-Spin Fox Post
The company to be spun-off in connection with 21st Century Fox’s merger with The Walt Disney Company has named its Chief Investor Relations Officer and EVP/Corporate Initiatives. At the same...
02-15-2019 17:02Read more...
Should The FCC Review V-Chip, Content Ratings Rules?
One year on from the Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting in Florida, the Parents Television Council is calling on Ajit Pai to conduct a review of the 1998...
02-15-2019 16:50Read more...