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Y100/Miami Names Drew Heyman MD and Unveils New Lineup
Drew Heyman
Drew Heyman
iHeartMedia Miami has named Drew Heyman Music Director and weekday afternoon drive host for Top 40 Y100 (WHYI). In addition, Y100, Miami's #1 Hit Music will roll out a new on-air line up, effective immediately. As Music Director, Heyman will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day More

RAB, BMI and MIW Complete 12th Annual M&L Training Seminar
The Radio Advertising Bureau
The Radio Advertising Bureau
The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), in conjunction with BMI and the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group, has announced the successful completion of the 12th annual Rising Through the Ranks Women in Radio Management & Leadership Training Program. Twenty-seven scholarship More

Sinclair Telecable Sells Five Towers to CTI
Bergner and Company
Bergner and Company
Sinclair Telecable who owns a cluster of radio stations in Norfolk, VA, and recently agreed to buy out their 51% partner Emmis Communications in Austin, TX, has sold five wireless towers in Virginia, to CTI Towers. CTI Towers either owns or operates over 500 More

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The Fan/Indianapolis Expands, Adds Coverage with 93.5 FM
WFNI
WFNI
Emmis Sports WFNI (1070/107.5 The Fan) in Indianapolis is adding another simulcast partner at 93.5 on W228CX. The stations are the home of "The Dan Dakich Show," "The Ride with JMV" and "The Fan Morning Show with Jeff and Big Joe." The Fan is the anchor radio More

Tommy Mattern Appointed Hubbard Radio/St. Louis Ops Mgr.
Veteran radio programmer Tommy Mattern is appointed Operations Manager for Hubbard Radio's five-station cluster in St. Louis. He joined Hubbard in March, 2018, when the company acquired several stations from Emmis. Mattern joined Emmis in 1996 as Assistant Program Director and Music Director of More

Rising Through the Ranks Scholarship Recipients Announced
Radio Advertising Bureau
Radio Advertising Bureau
Scholarship recipients for 2019's Rising Through the Ranks program, presented by Radio Advertising Bureau, BMI and Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW), have been announced. The twenty-nine individuals selected will attend this year's seminar More

Country Radio Broadcasters Reveal 2019-20 Board of Directors
Country Radio Broadcasters
Country Radio Broadcasters
Country Radio Broadcasters (CRB) has completed its elections for the organization's 2019-2020 board of directors. Returning as CRB Board President is Townsquare Media's Kurt Johnson, elected as Vice President is Cumulus Media's John Shomby and returning as Secretary is SummitMedia's Beverlee More

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Emmis Elevates Traci Thompson to Senior VP/Human Resources
Traci Thompson
Traci Thompson
Emmis Communications elevates Traci Thomson to Senior VP/Human Resources. During her nearly 15 years at the company, she's previously served as VP/Human Resources and Director of Employee Services. Prior to Emmis, Thomson spent nine years at the First Indiana Bank. In a memo to staff, More

Emmis Fiscal Q1 Radio Revs Flat, Pro Forma Radio Up 3%
Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications reported radio net revenues for the first fiscal quarter, ending May 31, were $26.4 million, yielding flat results over 2018. When considering radio station divestitures, pro forma Q1 radio revenues were up 3%, which matched the 3% growth in Emmis' markets. Station operating More

Emmis Forms New Public Company with Standard General
Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications has signed an agreement to form a new public company, Mediaco Holdings, with New York investment firm Standard General. Under the deal, Mediaco Holdings will acquire 4.2kW Urban AC WBLS-FM and 6.7kW Rhythmic CHR WQHT-FM (Hot 97) in New York for $91.5 million in cash, a $5 More

Hubbard Radio Named One of 2019 St. Louis Top Workplaces
Hubbard Radio
Hubbard Radio
The St. Louis Post Dispatch has released the list of local businesses that have been determined to be among the best in the area and Hubbard Radio was one of the top workplaces. Categories ranged from small to large-sized and were identified via a short More

Emmis Invests in Sound That Brands Podcast Producer
Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications
Sound That Brands, the Los Angeles-based podcasting studio specializing in branded audio content for national advertisers, has announced that Emmis Communications would provide a round of funding that will allow rapid expansion. Major brands like Trader Joes, Facebook, Smead, Tindr, General More

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Emmis Sells Interest in Austin Cluster for $39.3 Million
Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications inks an agreement to sell its 50.1% controlling interest in a partnership that owns six Austin radio stations and two FM translators to its partner Sinclair Telecable for $39.3 million. The company and Sinclair have been partners since Emmis purchased its controlling interest More

RAB's Rising Through the Ranks Seminar Open for Submissions
Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), and the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group will present the 12th annual "Rising Through the Ranks" Seminar on August 13-15 at BMI's Nashville office. As in years past, BMI will offer 20 More

Libby Nolan Joins Townsquare as Quincy-Hannibal MP/CRO
Townsquare has named Libby Nolan as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer for its Quincy-Hannibal local media cluster. She will oversee Country Kick-FM 97.9 (KICK-FM), AC Y101 (KRRY-FM), Classic Country Kick-AM (WLIQ-AM), and News-Talk KHMO 1070-AM, and report to Townsquare Regional Vice More

''Rising Through the Ranks'' Course Open for Submissions
RAB
RAB
Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), BMI and the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group will present the 12th annual "Rising Through the Ranks" seminar on August 13-15 at BMI's Nashville office. As in year's past, BMI will offer 20 scholarships for this year's program. These scholarships More

Kristin Roderick Promoted to VP Partnership Sales at Townsquare
Kristin Roderick
Kristin Roderick
Townsquare Media has promoted Kristin Roderick to Vice President Partnership Sales for New Jersey, reporting to Townsquare Senior Vice President Rob Williams. As head of New Jersey Partnership Sales, Ms. Roderick will identify and lead the Company's top revenue opportunities in the region and work More

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