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10 Observations From The NAB Show in Las Vegas

(by John Garziglia) The NAB Show in Las Vegas has morphed into a media extravaganza in which radio plays just a part. Nonetheless, radio broadcasters continue to be exceedingly catered to by the NAB,…

Marlins Broadcaster Recovering After Fall

Felo Ramirez is the Spanish-language play-by-play host for Major League Baseball's Florida Marlins. The Miami Herald is reporting the 93-year old is recovering in a Delaware hospital after a fall from…

We Found A Great PD Hiding Out In Akron

Sue Wilson is the Vice President of Operations for Rubber City Radio in Akron. She has 36 years in the business, 30 of them as a programmer. Today Sue oversees the operations of Classic Rock WONE,…

Studio Rule, Regs On FCC’s May Agenda

May 18 will be the next time the FCC holds its regular monthly meeting, and two issues important to radio will be on the agenda. The Commission will consider a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that would…

The Fight to Get You To Pay Continues

musicFIRST Coalition President Chris Israel wrote an opinion piece for The Hill this week to champion the latest piece of legislation, "The Fair Play Fair Pay Act," which, if passed, would result in…

Radio Ink 2017-04-27 21:52:43

Morning duo Dean Myers and Roger Beaty will celebrate 20 years on the air in Houston on Friday, April 28, and Mayor Sylvester Turner has proclaimed Dean & Rog Day in Houston. The…

Breezy New Host For Celebrity Countdown 

United Stations Radio Networks announced Thursday that it has struck a deal with air personality Joe Breezy to take over as host of its weekly CHR and Hot AC program Celebrity Top Ten Countdown. The…

SiriusXM Revenue Up 8% In Q1

The revenue number for the quarter for SiriusXM was $1.3 billion. CEO Jim Meyer said, "Once again, we are demonstrating the scalability and strength of SiriusXM's unique business model and the robust…

Student Broadcasters Get The Grand Tour

Seton Hall University’s student-run WSOU 89.5 FM revamped and expanded its mentoring program this past academic year, a fact made obvious when students Nick Durant and Tim Bonomo were…

Mike Scott Is Ready For His Next Challenge

Scott tells Radio Ink his recent position as Market Operations Manager-Brand Manager/PM-drive air personality with Midwest Communications in Lansing, has been eliminated and he's ready to come work…