Home Login RADIO ONLINE
Advertisement

Company News

Cumulus Indianapolis Flips CHR WYRG-FM to Rock as ''93-9X''
WYRG-FM
WYRG-FM
Cumulus Media flips CHR WYRG-FM (Energy 93.9)/Indianapolis to "93-9X" with the slogan "Indy's Rock Station." The new Rock outlet will play songs from Led Zeppelin, Foo Fighters, AC/DC, Metallica, Nirvana and Guns 'N Roses, among others. 93-9X will run commercial-free through Memorial Day weekend. More

WGRR's O'Brien Named 2019 L & L Society's Man of the Year
Chris O'Brien
Chris O'Brien
WGRR-FM/Cincinnati morning co-host Chris O'Brien is named the 2019 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Man of the Year for the Tri-State Southern Chapter. He captured the title for his efforts to fight blood cancer by raising funds and awareness for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society during a More

NAB Appoints Five to Radio Board of Directors
NAB
NAB
NAB Radio Board Chairman Randy Gravley has made five appointments to the NAB Radio Board of Directors, effective at the beginning of the June board meeting, held June 10-12. Reappointed for another two-year term as Designated Representatives were Bustos Media Holdings President Amador Bustos, More

Advertisement

Cumulus Media Seeks Foreign Ownership Ruling From FCC
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media has filed a petition with the FCC seeking a declaratory ruling requesting that the agency find it would serve the public interest to permit up to a 100 percent aggregate foreign investment (voting and equity) in Cumulus Media Inc., which is a Delaware corporation. Cumulus filed the More

KQRS's Michele Tafoya Wins Third Sports Emmy
Michele Tafoya
Michele Tafoya
Michele Tafoya, co-host of "The Tom Barnard Show" on Cumulus Minneapolis-St. Paul's KQRS and long-time sideline reporter for NFL games, was named Outstanding Sports Personality Reporter at Monday's 40th Annual Sports Emmy Awards in New York City. Tafoya previously won in the same category in 2012 More

Glenn Johnson Named Cumulus Pensacola Operations Manager
Glenn Johnson
Glenn Johnson
Cumulus Media appoints veteran radio programmer Glenn Johnson as Operations Manager for its cluster in Pensacola, FL. He joins the local group from Cumulus Media's NASH studios in Nashville, where he was Executive Producer for "The Ty Bentli Show." Prior to that, Johnson was the morning personality More

Advertisement

Cumulus Media Promotes Three Vets in Worcester MA
Cumulus Media has promoted three radio professionals to key positions in Worcester, MA. Chuck Perks, Program Director, 100 FM The Pike/WWFX-FM, has been named Operations Manager for Country station 98.9 FM NASH Icon/WORC-FM in Worcester, while Keith Stephens has been promoted to Program Director More

Country Radio Broadcasters Launch ''CRS360'' Webinar Series
CRS360 Webinar Series
CRS360 Webinar Series
Country Radio Broadcasters is launching "CRS360," a continuing webinar series designed to address emerging trends and current hot topics in Country music. The objective of the monthly program is to create an ongoing educational dialogue among industry More

Cumulus/Chicago Airing Spots for Crosstown NPR Station
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media's News/Talk WLS-AM, Classic Hits WLS-FM and Alternative WKQX-FM in Chicago are running paid spots for crosstown Chicago Public Media's News/Talk WBEZ-FM, reports Chicago media columnist Robert Feder. He writes that commercials promoting NPR's "Morning Edition" have been running for More

Mike McVay Opens 6th Annual GAB Radio Talent Institute
GAB Radio Talent Institute
GAB Radio Talent Institute
The GAB Radio Talent Institute opens Monday with former Cumulus and Westwood One Executive VP of Content & Programming and consultant Mike McVay, followed by Cox Media/Atlanta VP of Audience Content Tim Clarke. They'll be followed over the next ten days with 40 broadcasters leading sessions More

Advertisement

Cumulus Media Q1 Net Revenues Rise 1.4%, Earnings Up
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media reported Q1 net revenues rose 1.4% to $267.5 million from $263.6 million in 2018. The Cumulus Radio Group produced 62.3% on net revenue, while Westwood One garnered 37.5% of revenues. Adjusted EBITDA grew 3.8% to $41.8 million from $40.2 million. The company posted net earnings of More

iHeartmedia/Raleigh Names Chelsey Waddell Director M & P
Chesley Waddell
Chesley Waddell
iHeartMedia/Raleigh names Chesley Waddell as Director of Marketing and Promotions, overseeing G105, 100.7 WRDU, B93.9, 106.1 FM Talk and ALT 95.3. Waddell joins the local cluster after previously serving as Marketing and Promotions Director for Radio One in St. Louis and Cumulus Media in Melbourne, More

WPLJ-FM/New York to Sign Off the Air on May 31
WPLJ-FM/New York will sign off the air on May 31 after being acquired by Christian Radio broadcaster Educational Media Foundation (EMF) last February. The announcement on the station's final broadcast was made Wednesday on the "Todd & Jayde" morning show. The Hot AC outlet, along with six More

MIW Radio Group Announces Mentees for 2019 MCM Program
The Mentoring & Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group has announced the four radio professionals selected to participate as mentees in the 2019 MIW Group Mildred Carter Mentoring Program. Now in its 18th year, the MIW Group's More

Cumulus Appoints Brian Philips as EVP Content and Audience
Brian Philips
Brian Philips
Cumulus Media has appointed Brian Philips as Executive Vice President, Content and Audience, effective May 6. Philips will report to Mary G. Berner, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cumulus Media and succeeds Michael McVay, who is returning to full-time consulting, with Cumulus as his More

Promotions Spotlight

Advertisement