A Huge Trading Day For iHeart

Wednesday may have seen another mixed trading session on Wall Street, but it was a blockbuster day for the No. 1 radio company in the U.S.

Gray Shareholders Get A Non-Binding Vote On Exec Pay

Gray revealed their 2016 executive compensation, and will allow stock owners to voice their non-binding opinion on 2017 salaries at the broadcast TV company's annual shareholders meeting in May. Also up for a vote is the continuance on the company's board of directors of a leading female radio executive.
Brian Wieser

Does TV Presently Have A Problem With Its Core Audience?

Total TV use as Brian Wieser defines it was down. But, it was far more pronounced among adults 18-49 than among all households. There's a clear reason why this is happening, based on his analysis.
FOX

FOX Finalizes A Long-Term Deal With Nielsen

This new pact encompasses all of FOX Television Stations' 28 stations across 17 DMAs. Most importantly, the new deal includes FOX's Charlotte O&Os.

Entercom

Entercom Reveals Steve Fisher’s Successor

Entercom's choice for a CFO brings it to Travel Leaders Group, the largest travel agency company in the U.S. This individual also played a key role at LIN Media prior to its acquisition by Media General.
US Congress

Local Radio Freedom Act Builds Steam

Fourteen Representatives and two Senators have joined as co-sponsors of The Local Radio Freedom Act.

Lotus Gives More Life To ‘Vive’

A Spanish Adult Contemporary radio station owned by Lotus Communications serving the Sacramento market has gotten a little boost thanks to the acquisition of an FM translator that enjoys a full signal over California's capital city.
Cumulus

An Earnings Analysis For Cumulus

Here's what Capital Cube had to say about the company, which saw its shares hovering between 41 and 42 cents at Thursday's Closing Bell. The No. 2 owner of AM and FM stations was placed side by side with Entercom, Saga Communications, Salem Media Group and Radio One.

Greater Media Buy Helps Beasley Grow In Q4

With the company's Q4 "transitional" thanks to the addition of Greater Media stations to the Beasley family, income and revenue were up. Political dollars also aided Beasley in the final three months of 2016.

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An ‘UP’ FM Is Sold In A Trade Between Wisconsin Players

Who knew the Upper Peninsula town of Escanaba, Mich., would be the hottest place for radio deals -- thus far -- in 2017? The second transaction to be seen in this locale has just been filed with the FCC.

Gray Shareholders Get A Non-Binding Vote On Exec Pay

Gray revealed their 2016 executive compensation, and will allow stock owners to voice their non-binding opinion on 2017 salaries at the broadcast TV company's annual shareholders meeting in May. Also up for a vote is the continuance on the company's board of directors of a leading female radio executive.
Brian Wieser

Does TV Presently Have A Problem With Its Core Audience?

Total TV use as Brian Wieser defines it was down. But, it was far more pronounced among adults 18-49 than among all households. There's a clear reason why this is happening, based on his analysis.
Meredith

Investors Express Confidence In Meredith Pacings Boost

The multimedia company raised its earnings-per-share outlook for its fiscal 2017 third quarter and full year. Digital dollars are the key reason for the bump.

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Should Broadcast Media Be Concerned About CMO Tenure?

Winning over the Chief Marketing Officer to AM and FM, and VHF and UHF, may be more difficult than ever. That's because the average tenure of a CMO is shrinking, according to newly released data from eadership consulting firm Spencer Stuart. What does this mean for radio and TV? The better question might be, "What does this mean for advertising?"

Are You A Change Agent?

In the midst of an unnerving political, social, and economic game with twists, turns, and apparently no rules, Hispanic radio is poised to be a game-changer, thanks to the major influence it holds with an audience that is young, connected, and growing at a faster rate than any population in this country. That's why attendance at the Hispanic Radio Conference should be on your calendar.

More On Flo & Eddie, As The Pre-’72 Battle Continues

The music battle continues over the question of whether state laws provide a public performance right in pre-1972 sound recordings, and noted D.C. Communications attorney David Oxenford offers the latest on what this means for Flo & Eddie, and for the media industry.
US Congress

Local Radio Freedom Act Builds Steam

Fourteen Representatives and two Senators have joined as co-sponsors of The Local Radio Freedom Act.

A Comet Arrives At Apple TV and Roku

Comet TV, the digital multicast science fiction and horror network launched in late 2015 through a joint partnership between Sinclair Television Group and MGM, can now be viewed by way of a brand-new app for Apple TV and Roku.

Octopus To Spread Its Tentacles At NAB Show

OCTOPUS Newsroom, a producer of computer newsroom systems, is planning to demonstrate the full feature set of its Octopus 8 newsroom at the 2017 NAB Show in Las Vegas.

New Extensions Get Vegas Launch For StreamGuys ‘SGrecast’

Attendees of the 2017 NAB Show will get the first look at new video features in StreamGuys' cloud-based SGrecast live stream repurposing platform. The features officially usher audio podcast recording capabilities to the video domain.