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Al Farb Appointed KSCS-FM/Dallas Assistant PD
Al Farb
Al Farb
Al Farb is named Assistant Program Director and afternoon air talent for KSCS-FM (New Country 96.3) Dallas. Farb is a 10-year radio broadcasting veteran and joins the Cumulus Media outlet from Cox Radio in Houston, where he was Executive Producer and an air talent at KKBQ-FM and KTHT-FM. Prior to that, he was More

Wolf Files Age Discrimination Suit Against Imus
Don Imus
Don Imus
Veteran sportscaster Warner Wolf, age 80, known for his catchphrase "Let's go to the videotape," is suing syndicated radio personality Don Imus, 77, for age discrimination, reports Law.com. Wolf alleges that Imus -- who originates from WABC -- fired him in 2016 from his show where he had worked as a sports More

Entercom, University of Miami ink Multi-Year Deal
Entercom and the University of Miami ink a multi-year agreement that includes broadcasting rights of Miami Hurricanes baseball and ancillary baseball programming on WAXY-AM (AM 790 The Ticket)/Miami beginning with the 2018 season. As part of the partnership, The Ticket will broadcast at least 15 regular season games, all More

Lazar Named GSM for Big 95.5 & 93.9 Lite FM/Chicago
Lindsay Lazer
Lindsay Lazer
iHeartMedia has named Lindsay Lazar as General Sales Manager for BIG 95.5, Chicago's New Country, and 93.9 LITE FM, The Best Variety From the 80's, 90's and Now for Chicago, effective immediately. She will report to Adam Kurtz, Senior Vice President of Sales for iHeartMedia's Chicago Region. "Lindsay has an impeccable More

Sounders FC Announce iHM's KJR/Seattle as Flagship
KJR-AM Seattle Sounders
KJR-AM Seattle Sounders
Seattle Sounders FC inks an agreement with iHeartMedia/Seattle, making Sports KJR-AM the English-language home of the Rave Green. The new multi-year deal is the first of its kind between the Rave Green and KJR-AM, with the regional radio affiliate operating on Puget Sound since 1922. All home and away Sounders FC MLS matches More

Green to Receive NAB Broadcast Champion Award
Rep. Gene Green
Rep. Gene Green
Congressman Gene Green (D-TX) will be the inaugural recipient of the NAB Broadcast Champion Award, the National Association of Broadcasters announced Monday. The award recognizes a member of Congress who demonstrates exemplary leadership and commitment to strengthening the future of radio and television, recognizing More

SBS Appoints Geraldo Arriaga VP/Digital Media Sales
Geraldo Arriaga
Geraldo Arriaga
Spanish Broadcasting System appoints Geraldo Arriaga as VP/Digital Media Sales of SBS, LaMusica App. In this role, Geraldo will spearhead all of the company's digital revenue efforts at the national scale, while working directly with all Digital Sales Managers and sales management in each SBS market. He'll will be based out of More

Eric Garcia Departs SBS/New York as VP/GM and RRC
Eric Garcia
Eric Garcia
Eric Garcia, who serves as Radio Revenue Chief for Spanish Broadcasting System and VP/General Manager of WSKQ-FM (Mega 97.9) and WPAT-FM (AMOR 93.1)/New York, has exited the company. SBS COO Albert Rodriguez assumes interim General Manager duties, while Elizabeth "Liz" Paulino is promoted to General Sales Manager in the New More

EMF Broadcasting to Closes on WJKE-FM/Albany
EMF Broadcasting (Educational Media Foundation) has closed on its previously announced purchase of 2.9kW Hot AC WJKE-FM (101.3) Albany, NY, from Empire Broadcasting for $550,000. Empire also owns WABY-AM, WAIX-AM, WPTR-AM, WUAM-AM and W291BY-FM in Albany. EMF, a Christian radio broadcaster, is the provider of K-LOVE and Air1 More

Alpha Media Announces Nine Format Captains
Alpha Media announces nine Format Captains, each responsible for assisting in the growth of all associated stations in their music format. This includes frequent communication with Program/Content Directors as well as monitoring the station's performance. "We are always proud to promote from within Alpha. Our Format Captains More

AC Outlets Set Holiday Radio Listening Record
Nielsen Audio
Nielsen Audio
Even though the holiday season has faded from memory for most, on the radio airwaves there are a few final presents just now being unwrapped for AC stations. The release of Nielsen's Holiday PPM ratings results revealed a surprising result from the end of the 2017 listening year. The AC format set a new all-time high for More

TuneIn Unlocks Local, National Super Bowl Broadcasts
TuneIn, a live-streaming and on-demand audio service, will offer broadcasts of Super Bowl LII free to all fans. TuneIn will "unlock" the content, bypassing the need for a premium subscription to access the game. Super Bowl LII on TuneIn will include Westwood One's national game broadcast, which includes pregame and postgame More

Brian Robinson Named WPEG/Charlotte Assistant PD
Brian Robinson
Brian Robinson
Beasley Media Group promotes Brian Robinson, aka "Mr. Incognito," to Assistant Program Director at Urban WPEG-FM (Power 98 FM)/Charlotte, effective immediately. Robinson has been with the station since 1997, serving as the Music Director and co-host for the "No Limit Larry Morning Madd House" morning show. He will continue to More

Carl Demaio Extends Agreement with KOGO/San Diego
Carl DeMaio
Carl DeMaio
iHeartMedia San Diego has renewed its agreement with Carl DeMaio to continue as host of "The DeMaio Report" on KOGO-AM (News Radio 600) San Diego, weekdays from 3-6pm. "When we started The DeMaio Report, we wanted a forum for San Diegans to share dialogue about important issues and also a vehicle for taking action on problems. More

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