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Westwood One Adds Nielsen Auto Cloud for Ad Offerings
Nielsen signs Westwood One to use its "Nielsen Auto Cloud" for their auto marketing and measurement capabilities. Auto marketers can now target car buyers across radio, streaming audio and podcast media. The Nielsen Auto Cloud matches listeners of all types with J.D. Power and Nielsen car More

Report: Legendary Steve Dahl Set to Exit WLS-AM/Chicago
Steve Dahl
Steve Dahl
After four years as afternoon host on the Cumulus Media's News/Talk WLS-AM/Chicago, Radio Hall-of-Famer Steve Dahl has confirmed to Chicago media columnist Robert Feder that his final show will air on December 21. Feder reports that Dahl's announcement followed his report Tuesday that WLS is More

95% of Adults Tune to Network-Affiliated Station Each Week
Nielsen
Nielsen
Consumers in today's fragmented media landscape have so many ways to discover content across many devices and platforms. However, according to Nielsen's Audio Today Report, radio continues to reach more Americans each week than any other platform. With the advance More

NuVoodoo Sees Opportunity in Weaponizing the Weather
NuVoodoo Media Services recently completed 12th and latest Ratings Prospects Study and has revealed that severe weather events significantly increase listener tune-in, second only to commercial-free music sweeps. That's good news for radio stations, coming on the More

Philly Radio Broadcasters Showcase Radio's Local Impact
Philadelphia area radio stations gathered together to host local businesses including advertising agencies, marketers, business owners and media executives on October 17 for "Radio It's On In Philadelphia," an event focused on radio's attributes and how it can More

BIA Debuts First Radio Version of BIA ADVantage Platform
BIA
BIA
BIA Advisory Services has announced that local radio market forecasts are now available in its data platform, BIA ADVantage, along with details on local television. BIA ADVantage delivers online access to the firm's local market estimates and forecast data, along with insights and analytics on More

Nielsen Moves to Year-Round Monthly Reporting
Nielsen announced today it will transform the measurement of markets that are measured with the audio diary from a quarterly or two times a year view to year-round measurement with monthly reporting. They say the benefit to clients is the ability to see seasonal More

Beasley Ups Buzz Knight EVP/Strategy and Innovation
Buzz Knight
Buzz Knight
Beasley Media Group elevates Buzz Knight to Executive VP/Strategy and Innovation, effective immediately. Knight, who joined the company in November, 2016 (following the sale of Greater Media to Beasley), most recently served as VP/Programming. He started his career with Greater Media in 2002. More

BFA Raises Over $250,000 at Celebrity Golf Tournament
The Broadcasters Foundation of America (BFA) raised $250,000 to help broadcasters in need during its Celebrity Golf Tournament on Monday at the Westchester Country Club in Rye, NY. The annual event is one of the Broadcasters Foundation's biggest fundraisers, with 100 percent of the proceeds going More

Radio Drives Tune-In for TV, Delivers Younger Viewers
Westwood One
Westwood One
Westwood One is sharing the results from a major cable network's advertising campaign that used broadcast radio to help launch the returning season of a scripted drama series. The media plan also included paid TV and promos running on their network and co-owned networks. Westwood One More

Radio's Role to Inform Public Amplified During Disasters
As hurricanes Florence and Helene are looming -- radio has an important role in informing the public during emergencies and potential natural disasters. Radio outlets in the Carolinas and Virginia are preparing for potential hits by Florence and are fueling generators, making checklists More

Radio Listeners Preferred Classic Hits During Summer 2018
Listening
Listening
Americans favor a particular radio format every summer, and Nielsen reports that in Summer, 2018, the Classic Hits format saw the largest boost in audience during the warm weather months compared with the start of the year. The format achieved the same feat-winning the annual "format of More

Nielsen Millennials Report Details Radio News Consumption
Nielsen
Nielsen
The second volume of Nielsen's Millennials on Millennials report is out with an in-depth look at topics of interest for the second largest generation group in the U.S. and a major player in the marketing world. The report, constructed by Nielsen's own Millennial More

Curran Pens Open Letter to the U.S. Radio Industry
Andrew Curran
Andrew Curran
With more news about Spotify surpassing Pandora in the headlines, DMR/Interactive President/COO Andrew Curran (pictured) has written an open letter to the radio industry that provides some additional perspectives. Most notably, as the chart below from Statista points out, both streaming platforms More

Future Vision Entertainment Buys Two FM Translators for $3.5M
Windy City Broadcasting has sold two translators to Future Vision Entertainment, an urban format broadcaster based in Chicago, in a $3.5 million deal. The co-channel translators, W236CG and W236CF, are located atop Willis Tower and in the Elmwood Park neighborhood to support the Future Vision More

Nielsen Handicaps The 2018 Radio Format of the Summer
Radio Listening
Radio Listening
American radio listening habits shift every year during summer says Nielsen. In recent memory, this has meant that Classic Rock and Classic Hits see their audience levels rise. As the "format of the summer" race is on, Nielsen's July PPM results show Pop CHR, Country, AC and Urban are the More

Veritone One to Acquire Performance Bridge Media for $6M
Veritone One
Veritone One
Veritone One, a unit of Veritone, has acquired Performance Bridge Media, a long-standing podcast agency, for $6 million. The acquisition will make Veritone One one of the largest entities to offer podcast and radio solutions, helping clients efficiently acquire new business at scale while building More

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