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Townsquare Names James Rabe to Host ''The Night Shift''
The Night Shift
The Night Shift
Townsquare Media names James Rabe as the new host for its Classic Hits program "The Night Shift." The show was originally hosted by Craig Allen since its inception. Rabe is a longtime radio personality and music fan who first hit the airwaves when he was just 16, and went on to become a nationally recognized More

Clay Church Joins Alpha Media/Dayton and Canton as OM
Clay Church
Clay Church
Clay Church is appointed Operations Manager for Alpha Media's Dayton and Canton, OH clusters, effective Thursday, September 1. Church has 24 years of Operations and Programming experience and most recently held the post of Director of Content/Operations Manager at Townsquare Media in Flint, MI, where he's More

Townsquare Media Launches Washington State News Network
Washington State News Network
Washington State News Network
Townsquare Media launches the Washington State News Network (WSNN), a source of local, regional and statewide news available to broadcasters and listeners in the State of Washington. Short form news reports will broadcast on select Townsquare Washington stations, including KONA-AM/Tri-Cities, More

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RAB Completes 14th Annual Management & Training Program
Radio Advertising Bureau
Radio Advertising Bureau
The Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB), in conjunction with BMI and Mentoring and Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW), have announced the completion of the 14th annual Rising Through the Ranks program, which began with a virtual session on August 2, and continued with in-person meetings on August 9-11 at the BMI More

NAB Appoints Kevin Godwin to Radio Board of Directors
Kevin Godwin
Kevin Godwin
NAB names Townsquare Media Senior VP Kevin Godwin to the NAB Radio Board of Directors, effective immediately. The appointment was made by NAB Radio Board Chair Bill Wilson. Godwin oversees operations, business development and performance for Townsquare Media's West Region. He previously was Senior Vice More

CRB Announces 2022-2023 Board of Directors
CRS 2023
CRS 2023
The Country Radio Broadcasters (CBR) have completed their elections for the organization's 2022-2023 board of directors. Returning to CRB Officer positions are Kurt Johnson (Townsquare Media) as President, John Shomby as Vice President and Beverlee Brannigan as Secretary. Elected and appointed members More

Townsquare Q2 Net Revenue Up 13.6% to $121.9 Million
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media reported second quarter net revenue increased 13.6% to $121.9 million from $107.3 million in 2021. Adjusted EBITDA grew 6.8% to $32.3 million from $30.2 million. Broadcast Advertising net revenue was up 1%, while Digital Advertising net revenue gained 25.4%, The company More

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Cumulus Names Falter as VP/MM in Grand Rapids, Muskegon
Derek Falter
Derek Falter
Cumulus Media appoints Derek Falter as Vice President and Market Manager of its eight stations in Grand Rapids and Muskegon, MI. Previously, he served as Regional Vice President, Eastern Region for Curtis Media Group. Prior to that, he was Regional General Manager for Hubbard Radio/2060 Digital in Northern More

WYCD/Detroit Ups Josh Holleman to Assistant Brand Manager
Josh Holleman
Josh Holleman
Audacy elevates Josh Holleman to Assistant Brand Manager for WYCD-FM in Detroit. He'll continue in his role as morning co-host for the station. Holleman joined WYCD from Hubbard's 92.3 WIL in St. Louis where he had served as afternoon host from 2016 to 2020. Prior to his time in St. Louis, he was midday host More

Rising Through the Ranks Scholarship Recipients Announced
Radio Advertising Bureau
Radio Advertising Bureau
Scholarship recipients for 2022'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 a hybrid event starting with a virtual session taking place on August 2 and More

Trip Reeb Adds Seattle to Hubbard Management Duties
Trip Reeb
Trip Reeb
Trip Reeb adds VP/Market Manager for Hubbard's cluster in Seattle, effective July 18. Reeb replaces exiting VP/MM Wheeler Morris, who announced that he has accepted a position with Townsquare Media as their Market President in Fort Collins, CO. Reeb will continue as VP/Market Manager for Hubbard Radio in More

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Veteran Programmer Cat Collins Exits Townsquare VP Post
Cat Collins
Cat Collins
Cat Collins is leaving Townsquare Media as Vice President of CHR and Hot AC Content to run his consulting agency fulltime, effective immediately. He also served as Regional Content Director for Boise, Bismarck, Sioux Falls, Tri-Cities, Twin Falls and Yakima, and was the showrunner for "Pop Crush." Prior to More

Kagan Details Largest Q1 2022 Broadcast Radio Deals
S & P Global Market Intelligence
S & P Global Market Intelligence
Kagan, the media research unit of S&P Global Market Intelligence, found the broadcast deal market for first quarter 2022 reached the highest quarterly deal volume since third quarter 2019 at $11.05 billion, mainly due to the acquisition of TV giant TEGNA. In the last 40 years, quarterly volumes exceeded $10 More

BFoA Launches First Annual ''Radio Giving Day'' June 29
Radio Giving Day
Radio Giving Day
The Broadcasters Foundation of America has announced its first annual Radio Giving Day, on Wednesday, June 29, a day to come together as one community with one common goal -- to support radio professionals in need of financial assistance due to a critical illness, accident, or disaster. In addition, the More

Townsquare Closes on Cherry Creek for $18.75 Million
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media has closed on its previously announced acquisition of Cherry Creek Broadcasting for $18.75 million. In order to meet FCC ownership caps, Townsquare divested six stations in Missoula, MT, to Anderson Broadcasting, Legacy Broadcasting (a non-profit) and Missoula Community More

Gemini XIII Launches Ad Sales and Marketing Team
Erica Farmer
Erica Farmer
Gemini XIII adds two senior sales and marketing professionals: Erica Farmer (pictured) as Vice President, Strategic Marketing, and Jaclyn Mifka as Director of Ad Operations & Planning. The audio veterans will be based at Gemini XIII's New York City headquarters. Farmer, who will market the company's More

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