All Entries in April, 2010

PIA debuts branding effort via Spanish radio

The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) has unveiled a series of 25 Spanish radio ads as the latest phase of its award-winning...

Robert Yallen, CEO The Inter/Media Group of Companies (audio)

Robert Yallen is the CEO one of the nation's leading independently owned ad agencies--The Inter/Media Group of...

Stocks fell on Friday – 04/30/10

Wall Street was spooked by reports that the US Justice Department has begun a criminal fraud probe of Goldman Sachs. The Dow Jones Industrial...

Watchdog heading for Newseum to look at current issues

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn will be one of the leading guests as communications watchdog Free Press takes on issues facing journalism, the internet and...

Eureka! Deal completed in Northern California

The sale of KXGO-FM Arcata CA, in the Eastlan-rated Eureka-Arcata CA market is a done deal, according to the brokerage firm of Kalil &...

Democrats looking to fast track campaign finance measure

In the wake of the Supreme Court’s Citizen United ruling, Democrats in Congress are looking for legislative throttles that will help control the flow...

CW Network coming to Lafayette LA

Ah, the subtle joys of a digital television signal. The Lafayette LA DMA’s ABC affiliate, KATC, will be employing a digital side channel to...

1st night of May Sweep to CBS

With strong showings by “Survivor,” “CSI” and “The Mentalist,” CBS claimed a ratings victory on Thursday, the first night of the May Sweep. Thursday...

Humberto Luna joins W Radio

Grupo Latino de Radio announced that Humberto Luna has joined its station in Southern California, W Radio, to host a new afternoon drive show...

RMG Networks signs with Delta Air Lines

RMG Networks has secured a multi-year ad sales agreement with Delta Air Lines for select in-flight video network placements, on-board promotions and airport lounge...

2009 revenues down 10% for AP

The ad recession affecting its members and clients was felt last year by the Associated Press. The news cooperative announced that 2009 revenues fell...

Transactions: 5-03-10

$1.4M WUIL-FM Champaign IL (Arcola IL) from Champaign Partners LLC (John Maguire) to D.W.S. Inc. (Michael Haile, VP et al). $70K escrow, balance in...

Outer Banks stations on the way to a new owner

Four FM stations in eastern North Carolina, three of which are firmly ensconced in the state’s Outer Banks, are being sold to a company...

“Sunshine in the Courtroom Act” advances

A strong bipartisan majority of the Senate Judiciary Committee forwarded a bill that would allow electronic coverage of events in federal courts, including the...

NBC News honored by NABJ

The National Association of Black Journalists has named NBC News as the 2010 winner of its Best Practices Award, an honor bestowed on the...