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Brad Holtz to Become WTTS Indianapolis General Manager
Brad Holtz
Brad Holtz
Geoff Vargo will retire as President/GM of AAA WTTS-FM/Indianapolis at the end of the year following 37 years with parent company Sarkes Tarzian. Station Manager Brad Holtz will become General Manager, effective January 1, 2019. As part of the transition, WTTS Assistant PD/MD Laura Duncan is elevated to WTTS More

Triton Digital Releases the June 2018 Top 20 Ranker
Triton Digital
Triton Digital
Triton Digital has released its monthly Top 20 Ranker for June. The Ranker is a listing of the top-performing digital audio stations and networks measured by the Webcast Metrics audience measurement platform, accredited by the MRC. Total listening for clients measured within the U.S. during June remained More

Triton Digital Releases the May 2018 Top 20 Ranker
Triton Digital
Triton Digital
Triton Digital has released its monthly Top 20 Ranker for May. The Ranker is a listing of the top-performing digital audio stations and networks measured by the Webcast Metrics audience measurement platform, accredited by the MRC. Total listening for clients measured within the U.S. during May rose to 6.08 More

Colts Announcer Lamey Retires After Using Racial Slur
Bob Lamey
Bob Lamey
The Indianapolis Colts have announced the retirement of 44-year radio announcer -- and play-by-play voice of the Indianapolis Colts -- Bob Lamey on Sunday, August 18 after he was accused of using a racial slur in an off-the-air conversation. A report from WTHR.com published late Tuesday claimed an Emmis More

RAB, BMI, MIW Complete Management & Leadership Seminar
The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), in conjunction with BMI and the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW) Group, announces the successful completion of the eleventh annual Rising Through the Ranks Women in Radio Management & Leadership Training Program. Twenty-nine scholarship recipients were More

Triton Digital Releases the April Top 20 Ranker
Triton Digital
Triton Digital
Triton Digital has released its monthly Top 20 Ranker for April. The Ranker is a listing of the top-performing digital audio stations and networks measured by the Webcast Metrics audience measurement platform, accredited by the MRC. Total listening for clients measured within the U.S. during April rose to More

Rising Through The Ranks Scholarship Winners Announced
Scholarship winners for this year's Rising Through the Ranks Seminar, presented by Radio Advertising Bureau, BMI and Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW), have been selected. Listed below are twenty-three recipients attending this year's seminar, August 15-16, at the BMI Nashville office. This year's More

Indianapolis Radio Legend Eagan Announces Retirement
Bernie Eagan
Bernie Eagan
Bernie Eagan, a mainstay on Indianapolis airwaves for nearly four decades, has announced his retirement, effective July 20. "Since Bernie joined Emmis, he's hosted nearly every daypart on two stations, served as the Music Director and Assistant Program Director of 97.1 WENS, and as importantly, served as an More

Emmis Radio Swings to Fiscal First Quarter Profit
Emmis
Emmis
Emmis Communications reported first fiscal quarter radio net revenues were $26.4 million, down from $38.7 million in the prior year. Pro forma for all radio station sales, Q1 radio revenues were down 4% in markets that were down 6%. The company posted net earnings of $23.4 million ($1.75 per diluted share) More

Emmis Inks CEO Jeff Smulyan to New Deal Through 2022
Jeff Smulyan
Jeff Smulyan
Emmis Communications has re-signed founder and CEO Jeff Smulyan to a new deal that runs through at least the end of February, 2022. Smulyan, who is also the chairman of the Emmis board, include automatic renewal each year unless the he or company decide otherwise. His base salary continues to be $1.025 More

Jackson Joins KFOG/San Francisco as Program Director
Jacent Jackson
Jacent Jackson
Cumulus Media appoints 20-year veteran Rock programmer Jacent Jackson as Program Director for Rock KFOG-FM/San Francisco. He was previously PD for crosstown Alternative KITS-FM. Prior to that he was Program Director for Alternative WLUM-FM (FM 102.1)/Milwaukee and was Assistant PD/Music Director for Emmis' More

Syndicated Bob & Tom Show Promotes John Kesler to COO
John Kesler
John Kesler
"The Bob & Tom Show" promotes radio industry veteran John Kesler to Chief Operating Officer of the syndicated morning radio show. He rises from his previous role as General Manager and steps into the newly-created post on the heels of the program's recent signing of a new multi-year deal with Westwood More

Triton Digital Releases the March Top 20 Ranker
Triton Digital
Triton Digital
Triton Digital has released its monthly Top 20 Ranker for March. The Ranker is a listing of the top-performing digital audio stations and networks measured by the Webcast Metrics audience measurement platform, accredited by the MRC. Total listening for clients measured within the U.S. during March rose to 6 More

CRS Announces Morgan as President's Award Recipient
Charlie Morgan
Charlie Morgan
The Country Radio Broadcasters announces Charlie Morgan as the recipient of the 2018 President's Award. The award will be presented during the Country Radio Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards ceremony, to be held on Wednesday, June 20 in Nashville. Morgan is Senior VP/Market Manager of Emmis New York, which More

Emmis Fiscal Q4 Revenues Down 16%, Loss Swings to Black
Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications
Emmis Communications reported fiscal fourth quarter radio net revenues fell 16% to $28.4 million from $34 million in 2017. Pro forma for the sale of its Los Angeles and Terre Haute radio outlets, Q4 radio revenues were down 1% in markets that declined 3%. Revenues grew in both its New York and St. Louis More

Jamie Allman Sues KFTK/St. Louis for Breach of Contract
Jamie Allman
Jamie Allman
Former KFTK-FM/St. Louis morning talk host Jamie Allman is suing former owner Emmis Communications and current owner Entercom Communications for breach of contract. Allman, who had been with the Talk outlet since 2002 was fired last month over comments he made on Twitter criticizing Parkland High shooting More

RAB, BMI, MIW Present 11th Annual 'Rising Through the Ranks'
The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), Broadcast Music Inc. (BMI) and the Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio Group (MIW) will present the 11th annual "Rising Through the Ranks" Seminar on August 15-16 at BMI's Nashville office. As in years past, BMI will offer 20 scholarships for this year's program. These More

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