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FCC Seeks Public Input for New FM Broadcast Station Class
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is inviting public comments on a proposal to establish a new class of FM broadcast stations, Class A10. This initiative was prompted by a petition from Commander Communication Corporation, which was officially submitted on June 13. The proposed Class A10 stations More

ESPN Los Angeles 710 AM Becomes New Home of USC Athletics
USC Athletics
USC Athletics
Good Karma Brands and KSPN (ESPN Los Angeles 710 AM) ink a partnership with the University of Southern California (USC), becoming the official broadcast home of USC Athletics including USC Football, USC Men's Basketball and USC Women's Basketball. Beginning this fall, the Sports outlet will provide coverage More

Remote News Service (RNS) Adds Three New Affiliates
Remote News Service (RNS)
Remote News Service (RNS)
Remote News Service (RNS), a boutique news network providing hyper local and custom news remotely, adds three new broadcast affiliates. WWJB-FM/Tampa FL area, WIRY-FM/Plattsburgh NY and Champling Broadcasting in Oklahoma City, owner of Freedom 96.9, 99.7 The Wolf, 107.1 KNID, Hawk More

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Saga's Chris Forgy Elected to BFOA Board of Directors
Chris Forgy
Chris Forgy
The Broadcasters Foundation of America elects Saga Communicatrions President and Chief Executive Officer Chris Forgy to its board of directors. The vote took place last week during the Broadcasters Foundation board meeting in New York. Broadcasters Foundation is the only charity devoted exclusively to More

Remembering Charlye Parker: a Radio Pioneer and Icon
Charlye Parker
Charlye Parker
RADIO ONLINE is sad to report the passing of Charlye Parker, a legendary figure in the radio industry, who died early Sunday morning after a remarkable 60-year career. Charlye, who had just retired, spent her final hours on air this past Friday, sharing memorable tales from her expansive career with her More

Norsan Media to Acquire Three JVC Outlets in Orlando
Norsan Media
Norsan Media
Norsan Media, a radio broadcaster focused on Latino audiences in the Southeast, is expanding its footprint with the acquisition of three stations from JVC Broadcasting in Orlando, FL. The $6 million deal includes Conservative Talk 103.1 WFYY (Florida Man Radio) in Windermere, Sports More

''Chachi Loves Everybody'' Releases Two New Episodes
''Chachi Loves Everybody''
''Chachi Loves Everybody''
Benztown releases two new episodes of "Chachi Loves Everybody," an original podcast hosted by Benztown President and audio brand builder Dave "Chachi" Denes. The episodes feature Chachi's recent sit-down with Tony Coles, President of Multi-Cultural Business and Development for iHeartMedia and President of More

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Everett Country Radio Host Parker Retires After 60 Years
Charlye Parker
Charlye Parker
Charlye Parker -- one of the first female radio hosts in Washington State history -- will announce her retirement after 60 years in radio on a farewell show with "Mitchell and Moffett" on Friday, June 14 from 6-9am on Classic Country KXA-AM & FM. Parker has worked at KTRC in Santa Fe, KRZY in Alburquerque, More

CMG's Torres-Thomas Named 2024 Salesperson of the Year
Heather Torres-Thomas
Heather Torres-Thomas
Cox Media Group (CMG)/Orlando's Heather Torres-Thomas was named the 2024 Salesperson of the Year during the Medallas de Cortez award ceremony at the 2024 Hispanic Radio Conference. The awards celebrate excellence in Hispanic radio programming, sales and management. They honor the legacy of Raoul Cortez, who More

Broadcasters Foundation ''Giving Day'' Set for Thursday
Broadcasters Foundation of America
Broadcasters Foundation of America
The Broadcasters Foundation of America's annual Giving Day will take place Thursday, June 13. The campaign's purpose is to raise money to support the Foundation's sole mission of providing financial assistance to radio and television professionals who find themselves in acute need due to critical More

FCC R&O Amends Foreign Sponsorship ID Requirements
Federal Communications Commission
Federal Communications Commission
The FCC has issued an updated order aimed at tightening regulations on foreign sponsorship identification in broadcast programming. The decision, outlined in a detailed report released on Monday, June 10 addresses a previous court ruling which had vacated one of the FCC's foreign sponsorship identification More

Superadio, AfroZons Radio Bring Afrobeats to Syndication
Superadio
Superadio
Superadio and Miles Ahead Broadcasting ink a distribution and ad sales agreement to syndicate the "AfroZons" radio show. Under the partnership, the program is the first syndicated radio show to bring Afrobeats, a popular new trend in music and culture, to the U.S. airwaves. Produced More

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SBS Q1 Net Revenues Decline 6% to $32.3 Million
Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS)
Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS)
Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS) reported first quarter net revenue from continuing operations declined 6% to $32.3 million from $34.5 million in 2023. Station operating income (SOI) rose 9% to $7.4 million from $6.8 million. Adjusted OIDBA grew 46% to $4.9 million from $3.39 More

Steve Shannon Retiring as OM of Inland Northwest
Steve Shannon
Steve Shannon
Steve Shannon is retiring from his role as Operations Manager of Inland Northwest Broadcasting and Program Director of CHR KZFN-FM (ZFun 106) in Moscow-Lewiston, ID. He started with co-owned KRPL in May, 1978, where he did mornings until the launch of sister KZFN in 1985, when his morning show became known More

Cayuga Media Group Hires Maddie Cavataio as EiC
Cayuga Radio Group
Cayuga Radio Group
The Cayuga Media Group in Ithaca, NY hires Maddie Cavataio as the Editor in Chief for a soon to be launched online news product for Tompkins and Cortland County. She is a 2023 graduate of Ithaca College with a degree in Politics. Cavataio will lead the launch of CortacaToday.com which will feature news, More

2024 Radio Mercury Awards Winners Announced
Radio Mercury Awards
Radio Mercury Awards
Winners of the 2024 Radio Mercury Awards were revealed on Thursday evening at the 33rd annual awards presentation in New York as well as live streamed, courtesy of Hubbard Radio. "No surprise, the Radio Mercury Awards continues to be where the best in radio and audio creativity is More

NAB Elects New Board Leadership at June Board Meeting
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)
The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) has announced the results of the 2024 NAB Executive Committee elections. Cumulus Media Executive VP, Corporate Strategy and Development and Westwood One President Collin Jones was elected radio board chair by the NAB radio board. More

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