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Townsquare/Victoria Names Kovacik Director of Content
Jim Kovacik
Jim Kovacik
Townsquare Media appoints Jim Kovacik as Director of Content of the company's Victoria, TX stations, including Country KIXS-FM, Top 40 KQVT-FM, Classic Rock KLUB-FM and KTXN-FM (Jack FM). He replaces Wes Adams, who was promoted to Director of Content for the company's co-owned group in Grand Junction, CO. More

WICC 600-AM/Bridgeport Adds FM Frequency
WICC radio has been on the AM dial at 600-AM since 1926 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. And after 95 years of broadcasting they're adding an FM frequency - 107.3FM to be exact. "With the addition of an FM frequency, we will really be able to get local news and information to more of the listeners of More

2021 BEIT Conference Presentations to Be Released Digitally
NAB Show
NAB Show
Presentations originally planned for the 75th annual Broadcast Engineering & Information Technology (BEIT) Conference will become available as video-on-demand (VOD) content in early November, 2021 and may be purchased on NABAmplify.com. Along with access to the majority of More

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Marconi Going Virtual and Radio Show to Vegas for Good
National Association of Broadcasters
National Association of Broadcasters
The National Association of Broadcasters has announced that the presentation of the 2021 NAB Marconi Radio Awards and the State of the Industry Address by NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith will take place virtually on November 10 at 2pm ET at NAB.org/watch and will be available on-demand on NAB Amplify. More

WNXP Wins Three Nashville Scene ''Best Of'' Awards
WNXP-FM
WNXP-FM
As Nashville Public Radio's WNXP-FM (91.One Nashville's Music Experience)/Nashville approaches its first year of broadcasting as the newest public radio Music Discovery station in America, the AAA outlet was awarded three Best Of Nashville awards sponsored by The Nashville Scene. These include "Best More

Steve Harvey ReUps with Premiere in Long-Term Contract
Steve Harvey
Steve Harvey
Premiere Networks announced today a new and extended long-term agreement with Steve Harvey. Under the new agreement, the award-winning multimedia personality will continue his current role as host of "The Steve Harvey Morning Show" - the #1 syndicated morning radio show in America. Additionally, Harvey More

TuneIn Returns to the NHL Rink With Live Streaming
TuneIn
TuneIn
TuneIn, a streaming audio service, is gearing up for the start of the 2021-22 NHL Regular Season on October 12 with comprehensive coverage of all NHL Regular Season and Stanley Cup Playoffs games. Through TuneIn Premium, hockey fans around the world can follow and listen to all of More

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Ron deCastro Exits MediaCo/New York as Market President
Ron deCastro
Ron deCastro
Ron deCastro exits MediaCo/New York as Market President where he oversaw Rhythmic CHR WQHT (Hot 97) and Urban WBLS-FM. deCastro joined the company in April, 2020 from Townsquare Media where he served as Market President and Chief Revenue Officer of News/Talk WKXW-FM (New Jersey 101.5)/Trenton. Over his More

Veteran Air Personality Hollywood Harrison Dead at 58
Hollywood Harrison
Hollywood Harrison
Veteran air personality Hollywood Harrison (aka Dwight Gray Moore) died Tuesday, October 5 at age 58. Harrison began working in local radio at the age of 15, and spent a whopping 43 years in broadcasting. Most recently, Harrison worked for Stevens Media Group/Alexandria, LA's Country KLAA (LA 103.5) in More

WSKQ/N.Y. Most Listened-To Radio Stream in the Nation
WSKQ-FM (Mega 97.9 FM)
WSKQ-FM (Mega 97.9 FM)
According to Spanish Broadcasting System its flagship New York City station, WSKQ-FM (Mega 97.9 FM), has achieved a historic milestone in claiming the #1 ranking for its streaming signal of WSKQ among all radio station streams in the country. This is among all reported streams of FM or AM stations regardless More

77 WABC Radio Celebrates 100 Years of Broadcasting
WABC-AM
WABC-AM
WABC/New York is celebrating 100 years of continuous broadcasting. The station will celebrate its rich history and the cultural impact that it's had on the lives of its listeners throughout the next year, kicking off in the month of October. In addition, the celebration will feature More

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Sports USA Inks Radio Broadcast Agreement with NHL
SportsUSA
SportsUSA
Sports USA signs an agreement with the National Hockey League (NHL) to be the League's exclusive live national radio play-by-play partner through the 2024-2025 season. The broadcasts will include select regular season games and continue through the Stanley Cup Final each year. More

Jim Thompson to Retire from Broadcasters Foundation
Tim McCarthy and Jim Thompson
Tim McCarthy and Jim Thompson
Veteran broadcast exec Jim Thompson (pictured near left), who has served as President of the Broadcasters Foundation of America since 2009, will retire at the end of 2022. In conjunction with that announcement, BFA has unveiled a succession plan whereby Thompson and More

Traci LaTrelle Named 2021 Elevating Women in Audio Mentee
Traci LaTrelle
Traci LaTrelle
Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio, Inc. (MIW) and MRC Data (formerly Nielsen Music have announced Howard University Radio Network's WHUR-FM Music and Assistant Programming Director Traci LaTrelle as the Elevating Women in Audio: MIW & BDSradio Mentorship Program's 2021 mentee. This collaborative More

Intrepid Promotes Timothy Sweeney to Vice President
Timothy Sweeney
Timothy Sweeney
Intrepid Broadcasting promotes Timothy Sweeney from General Manager of WBLH-FM (Tunes 92.5)/Watertown, NY to Vice President. In his expanded role, Sweeney will advise on strategy and growth opportunities for the company. He will also continue to manage all daily operations in the company's New York markets. More

TUDN Becomes MLB's Official Spanish-Language Radio Partner
Univision
Univision
TUDN, the multimedia unit of Univision Communications, and Major League Baseball ink a multi-year agreement naming TUDN Radio the official Spanish-language radio partner of MLB in the U.S. and Puerto Rico. The deal brings Spanish-language coverage on TUDN Radio of select games throughout the MLB Postseason More

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