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SBS Names Donny Hudson EVP/Local Media for Markets
Donny Hudson
Donny Hudson
Spanish Broadcasting System names native Miami executive Donny Hudson as Executive VP of Local media for Radio/TV and Digital for all SBS markets. He'll retain his role as General Manager, working out of the SBS offices in Miami. Hudson was recently appointed as a Radio Board Member of the Florida More

Audacy/Chicago Ups Solk to VP/Programming & Operations
Greg Solk
Greg Solk
Audacy promotes Greg Solk to Vice President of Programming and Operations for its Chicago market, effective August 1. In this role, Solk will oversee programming and operations for WXRT-FM (93XRT), WBMX-FM (104.3 JAMS), WUSN-FM (US99), WBBM-AM/WCFS-FM (WBBM Newsradio), WSCR-AM (670 The Score) and WBBM-FM More

The Baka Boyz Return to Daily Syndication
The Baka Boyz
The Baka Boyz
The World-Famous Baka Boyz (aka Eric and Nick Vidal) launch today on Beasley Broadcasting's Jammin'105.7 in Las Vegas (7-11pm) debuting as the second station in a national syndication roll-out. Compass Media Networks is partnering with Gary Bernstein's Oceanic Tradewinds in a multi-format, More

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iHeartMedia Tampa and Jacksonville Welcome Acción
iHeartMedia Tampa and Jacksonville announced today that iHeartMedia Orlando's Acción 97.9 - La Primera En Noticias will simulcast in both markets, effective immediately. The station can now also be heard on Tampa's 1250 AM, 105.9 FM and 100.7 HD2 and Jacksonville's 930 AM, 97.3 FM and 97.9 HD2. Acción More

Former Long Island GM Sentenced to 15 Months
Stephanie McNamara Bitis
Stephanie McNamara Bitis
Former Long Island Radio General Manager Stephanie McNamara Bitis has been sentenced to 15 months in jail after racking up hundreds of thousands of dollars in personal expenses on the company credit card, including a vacation to Aruba. Bitis served as the GM for Long Island Radio Broadcasting from 2015- More

Dick Broadcasting Ups Josie Cothran to AVP/Programming
Josie Cothran
Josie Cothran
Dick Broadcasting has promoted Josie Cothran to Assistant VP of Programming for the company's 19 radio stations. Cothran has been with Dick Broadcasting for 19 years and will continue as APD of WKZL while doing mid-days on WKZL and WKZQ. "While these are unprecedented times, we continue to do some of our More

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Xana Oregon Buys Three Spokane Stations
Xana Oregon, LLC, a Washington limited liability company, has closed on its purchase of KYOZ-AM Spokane, K239CL 95.7FM Spokane, and KNHK-FM, Newport, WA form LEGEND BROADCASTING, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company. The sale price was $395,000.00. Bob Heymann of the Chicago office of Media Services More

The Alliance for Women in Media Celebrates 70th Anniversary
Alliance for Women in Media
Alliance for Women in Media
The Alliance for Women in Media (AWM) announces a celebration of the organization's 70th anniversary, which includes the launch of a "Voices Of Courage" digital tapestry, a commemorative logo and a social media campaign, using #VoicesOfCourage and #70YearsOfCourage. Since its inception in 1951, AWM, More

Highway Radio Brings Vegas Revealed to Radio
Sean McAllister and Dayna Roselli
Sean McAllister and Dayna Roselli
Highway Radio in Las Vegas has announced a new partnership with longtime broadcasters Sean McAllister and Dayna Roselli, bringing a short-form, radio version of their Vegas Revealed podcast to travelers on their way to Sin City. Sean and Dayna have a combined 40 years in the broadcasting industry and have More

CTI Towers Closes On Tower Assets In Norfolk VA
Bergner & Co.
Bergner & Co.
CTI Towers has closed on its purchase of three towers in Norfolk, VA, from Com-Ent LLC. The radio station tenants on the towers in Norfolk include Max Media, Hindlin Broadcasting and Sinclair Communications, among others. CTI Towers either owns or operates over 1000 towers in the More

U.S. Latino Monthly Podcast Listenership Soars 44%
Edison Research
Edison Research
The Latino Podcast Listener Report 2021 from Edison Research finds that 36% of U.S. Latinos age 18+ (16 million people) have listened to a podcast in the last month, which is a 44% increase over 2020. This is narrowing the gap with the overall 18+ U.S. population, of whom 40% are monthly podcast listeners. More

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iHeartRadio to Broadcast "Global Citizen Live"
iHeartMedia will join its longtime partner, international advocacy organization Global Citizen, as the exclusive audio partner in the U.S. of Global Citizen Live, broadcasting performances from six continents to millions of listeners on iHeartRadio stations across America and the iHeartRadio app. The global More

Patrick Butler, Hilton Howell Join BFA's Board of Directors
Broadcasters Foundation of America
Broadcasters Foundation of America
The Broadcasters Foundation of America has elected Patrick Butler, who serves as President/CEO America's Public Television Stations (APTS), and Hilton Howell, who is Chairman, President and CEO of Gray Television and Atlantic American Corporation, to its board of directors. The new directors were voted in More

Rising Through the Ranks Scholarship Recipients Announced
Radio Advertising Bureau
Radio Advertising Bureau
Scholarship recipients for this year's Rising Through the Ranks program, presented by the Radio Advertising Bureau, BMI and Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio, have been selected. As previously announced, this year's program will be held virtually and will run over five Tuesdays in August from 11am-2pm More

Ten Representatives Added as LRFA Cosponsors
Ten more members of the House of Representatives have added their support to a resolution opposing "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act (LRFA), which signals members of Congress's opposition to any potential legislation that More

Radio Hall of Fame 2021 Nominees Announced
Radio Hall of Fame
Radio Hall of Fame
The Museum of Broadcast Communications has announced the Radio Hall of Fame 2021 nominees -- 24 people and shows in six categories. Voting for inductees begins today in four of six categories: Longstanding Local/Regional (20 years or more), Active Local/Regional (10 years or more), More

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