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American Music Fairness Act Re-Introduced in Congress
U.S. Congress
U.S. Congress
The American Music Fairness Act, legislation that would impose a new performance fee on broadcast radio outlets, has been re-introduced in Congress. If passed, the Act would mandate a fee on over-the-air music airplay on free, local radio that many, including the NAB, say would jeopardize local jobs, prevent More

iHeartMedia New York Names Victor Giacomelli as VP/Sales
Victor Giacomelli
Victor Giacomelli
iHeartMedia/New York appoints Victor Giacomelli as Vice President of Sales for Urban WWPR (Power 105.1) and WWRL-AM (Black Information Network), effective immediately. Giacomellie joins from Audacy/Denver, where he was the Director of Sales. He previously served as the Director of Sales at MediaCo Holding More

CMG Orlando Ups Ashley Williams to Director of Sales
Ashley Williams
Ashley Williams
Cox Media Group/Orlando elevates Ashley Williams to Director of Sales. She's been with CMG for 15 years, crossing divisions from Radio, Corporate Digital and Television. Williams started her career with CMG in 2007 as a Television Sales Assistant and grew to a Digital Sales Specialist. In 2015, she joined More

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Women In Radio to Host 7th Annual Conference in Atlanta
Women In Radio
Women In Radio
Women In Radio announces its 7th Annual "Cocktails, Cupcakes and Conversations" conference, taking place on March 11 from 12-3pm in Atlanta. This event is sponsored by Korbel, Originals by Africa's Best, Maple Street Biscuit Company, Foto Beauty Bar and Liquid I.V. The conference will focus on empowering More

FSR Provides 23rd Annual Super Week Coverage from Arizona
FOX Sports Radio (FSR)
FOX Sports Radio (FSR)
FOX Sports Radio (FSR) has announced plans for its 23rd annual Super Week coverage beginning Monday, February 6. Featuring interviews with NFL players, newsmakers and celebrities, FSR will deliver coverage before, during and after the Big Game in Arizona to listeners 24/7 via more than 600 local stations, More

NAB Establishes ''Broadcast District'' at NAB Show
NAB Show
NAB Show
The West Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center will be home to NAB Show's new Broadcast District, a destination for radio and television broadcasters offering premium educational sessions, networking and special events, April 15-19. The show floor features a marketplace showcasing More

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VSin, DraftKings to Make First Appearance at Radio Row
VSiN
VSiN
VSiN and DraftKings will make their first appearance at Radio Row with a studio desk and live production complement, bringing its deep roster of football talent and sports betting experts to cover Super Bowl LVII. The team of emerging content creators, sports journalists and media stalwarts will be at the More

Urban One Launches The Urban One Podcast Network
Urban One Podcast Network
Urban One Podcast Network
Urban One launches the new Urban One Podcast Network, effective February 1, the beginning of Black History Month. This effort expands the company's audio entertainment options for BIPOC audiences, as well as for advertisers who want to connect with the Black community. The network launches with more than 10 More

Radio Hall of Fame Accepting Nominations for 2023 Class
Radio Hall of Fame
Radio Hall of Fame
The Museum of Broadcast Communications has announced that the Radio Hall of Fame Nominating Committee will accept suggestions for 2023 nominees beginning Wednesday, February 1 through Friday, March 31. 24 names will be selected as nominees to be voted upon by industry personnel later More

Mary DelGrande Promoted to CEO of vCreative
Mary DelGrande
Mary DelGrande
vCreative, a provider of workflow software for broadcasters, promotes Mary DelGrande to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). DelGrande, who has been with the company since November, 2019, will oversee the company's long-term growth strategy and operations. She replaces Susie Hedrick, who joined vCreative four More

Skyview Networks Suffers a Major Cyber Attack
Skyview Networks
Skyview Networks
Skyview Networks, which distributes CBS News Radio, has suffered a major cyber attack, foricing programming outages for hundreds of its radio affiliates across the U.S. The outage, which occurred on Monday just after 7am, interrupted delivery of CBS World News Roundup as well as More

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Beasley Media/Philadelphia Names Rachel Pitts Digital PD
Rachel Pitts
Rachel Pitts
Beasley Media Group appoints Rachel Pitts as Digital Program Director for the company's Philadelphia-based radio cluster. The New Jersey native most recently worked in a similar capacity at Beasley's Tampa-based cluster for five years. Prior to that, Pitts spent 15 years working her way up the ladder in More

Max Media Rebrands WVSP as Priority Auto Sports Radio 94.1
WVSP-FM
WVSP-FM
Max Media Hampton Roads partners with Priority Automotive to rebrand WVSP-FM (ESPN 94.1) in Norfolk-Virginia Beach as "Priority Auto Sports Radio 94.1." The Sports outlet will continue to be Hampton Roads home for ODU Athletics, Norfolk Tides and air ESPN-syndicated shows such as Keyshawn, JWill and Max More

Nielsen to Market Share of Ear and Edison Podcast Metrics
Nielsen will market Edison Research's Share of Ear and Edison Podcast Metrics services to advertising agencies. Share of Ear provides deep insights about the complete audio landscape, including broadcast radio, streaming, podcasting, downloaded audio, smart speakers and other sources of audio content. Edison More

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