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iHeartMedia, Beasley Set Dates for 2017 Q1 Results
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iHeartMedia will release its 2017 first quarter results, including the results of iHeartCommunications Inc. and Clear Channel International B.V., before the market opens on Thursday, May 4, by 7am ET. It will also host a conference call to discuss More

CBS Radio Unveils Airtime Analytics Measurement
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CBS Radio is bringing radio advertisers a new measurement tool that illustrates the ROI and effectiveness of their marketing campaigns. The company's "Airtime Analytics" measures the impact of audience delivery and engagement to show proven results. More

Spanish Broadcasting Q4 Radio Revenues Climb 3%
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Spanish Broadcasting System reported fourth quarter consolidated revenues rose 5% to $42.1 million from $40.2 million in 2015. Radio revenues gained 3% to $37.5 million from $36.4 million mainly due to increases in national, local, and digital sales More

Report: iHeartMedia May Not Survive Another Year
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iHeartMedia Inc., parent of iHeartRadio and Clear Channel Outdoor, warns in a SEC filing that its plans to include language in its next quarterly report warning investors that it may not survive another year, reports MarketWatch. The radio giant said it continues to expect cash flow to be negative and is uncertain as to whether it More

DOJ Seeks More Info in Entercom, CBS Radio Merger
Entercom Communications received a request for additional information and documentary material from the Department of Justice on Wednesday. In a filing, the company said that the action, often referred to as a "second request," is in connection with its previously announced merger with CBS Radio, entered into with Constitution More

Twin Ports Radio to Acquire Minnesota Duo
Twin Ports Radio has agreed to acquire two Minnesota outlets from Red Rock Radio Corp. Included in the deal are 5.4kW WWAX-FM (92.1)/Hermantown and 1kW KQDS-AM (1490)/Duluth. Twin Ports Radio is headed by Dan Hatfield and the purchase represents the company's first radio stations. Red Rock Radio is a Minnesota-based company More

Prometheus Radio Petitions FCC to Protect LPFMs
The Prometheus Radio Project is challenging a part of the FCC's AM Revitalization effort, that allows AM stations to locate FM translators or repeaters within either 25 miles of their station, or within their daily broadcast area (2 mV/m contour), whichever is larger. Prometheus contends that it would harm low-power FM (LPFM) More

Tejas Broadcasting Sells Two Outlets in Amarillo
Grace Community Church of Amarillo has agreed to purchase 21.5kW Hot AC KBZD-FM (Fun 99.7) serving Amarillo, TX, from Tejas Broadcasting for $400,000. The buyer is headed by President Bill Gehm. The seller is headed by CEO James Anderson and has additional broadcast interests in Texas and New Mexico. Additionally, Viva More

Cumulus Media Sets Annual Meeting of Stockholders
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The 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders of Cumulus Media Inc., a Delaware corporation, will be held in New York on May 18 at 8am to, among other things, elect seven directors to serve until the next annual meeting of stockholders and until their successors are elected and qualified. Holders will also vote to approve, on an More

Radio One Detroit to Sell News/Talk WCHB-AM
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Radio One has agreed to sell 15kW News/Talk WCHB-AM (1200) Detroit to Crawford Broadcasting for $2 million, with plans to shift the station's anchor talent to new frequencies. The deal is expected to close within the next 90 days. "The Mildred Gaddis Show," which has been a staple in Detroit on WCHB, will move to co-owned More

Virden Broadcasting Acquires Three Illinois Outlets
Virden Broadcasting Corp. has agreed to acquire three Illinois outlets from Withers Broadcasting Company of Rock River for $400,000 cash at closing. VBC will begin operating the stations under a Local Marketing Agreement (LMA) to commence at filing with the FCC. Included in the deal are 6kW Country WZZT-FM (102.7) in Morrison More

Broadcasters Set Annual Stockholders Meetings
Christian radio broadcaster Salem Media Group Inc. has scheduled its Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on Wednesday, May 10 at 9:30am PT at Salem's headquarters in Camarillo, CA. Concurrently, CBS Corp., parent of CBS Radio, has scheduled its Annual Stockholder Meeting to be held on May 19 for holders as of March 24 at More

Savage Tops TSL Q1 Top 25 Streaming Talk Shows
Talk Stream Live has released its first quarter 2017 ratings and ranks for the most streamed national radio talk shows from January 1 through March 31 with a sample size of 3.6 million listener sessions -- its highest report tally ever. The new Trump presidency and its political battles drove the discussions and talk radio More

FCC Enters Consent Decree with WSKQ/New York
The FCC's Media Bureau and SBS-owned Tropical WSKQ-FM/New York have entered a Consent Decree in which resolves issues arising from the Bureau's review of applications for renewal of the station's license filed in 2006 and 2014. Under the decree, the station pay a civil penalty of $10,000 to resolve alleged violations by WSKQ More

Cox Launches COMET Unified Programmatic Platform
Cox Enterprises, parent of Cox Media Group, has announced the launch of its latest technology investment, COMET (Cox Media Technology). COMET is a unified programmatic platform that connects buyers and sellers across all advertising channels, including radio, desktop, mobile, video and TV. The platform utilizes artificial More

Broadcast Tax Certificate Legislation Introduced
Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) has introduced "Expanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act of 2017," a bill directing the FCC to take certain actions to increase diversity of ownership in the broadcasting industry. The proposed legislation would require the Commission to bring back a tax certificate program for broadcast More

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