All Entries in July, 2013

Stocks finish with July gains after Fed move

Stocks on Wednesday finished little changed after the Federal Reserve offered few clues on potential changes to its monetary policy. The Dow fell 21.05...

Putting a price on the Media General/Young merger

Word that Young Broadcasting was merging into Media General surfaced in June, and Bloomberg...

Media General

CBS grows but station results spring a leak

Radio was flat and television was down slightly for media giant CBS, but network revenues soared and...

CBS

The Echo Nest powers Uforia

The Echo Nest, a leading music intelligence company, extends its reach by powering Univision’s Uforia music app for iOS. The Uforia app offers U.S....

Uforia-Univision

Jake McCann promoted at Greater Media

Greater Media says he has been promoted to Director of Sales at its Motor City-based stations, including WRIF-FM, WCSX-FM and WMGC-FM. He will begin...

Moody’s looks at Omnicom’s merger with Publicis

Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed the Baa1 senior unsecured and Prime-2 commercial paper ratings of Omnicom Group following the recent announcement that the company...

Moody's

FCC puts big TV deals before the public

Any broadcast transaction is eligible to be hit with a dreaded petition to deny, and usually that fact is taken as a given. But...

FCC

Local Voice Media expands with Red Zebra buys

Local Voice Media, owner of AAA 92.3 FM The Tide WTYD-FM Williamsburg, VA has bought...

The Tide 92.3 FM

NBC uses Talent to capture Tuesday

Fox’s dancing show did OK, but NBC’s America’s Got Talent did better, making NBC and Fox #1 and #2 ahead of Univision. CBS and...

NBC

LBI Media launches Don Cheto nationwide

The timing is good: In the wake of stations having to deal with the Piolin mess and on the heels of gaining...

Don Cheto

Journal Q2 was healthy, excluding political

For the quarter, revenue of $101.2 million increased 6.0% and operating earnings of $13.1 million...

Journal Communications

Back to school plans of optimistic yet frugal consumers

Deloitte sees major improvement in consumer sentiment year-over-year, with an increasing number of families coming to believe they stand on “solid ground.” However, the...

Chart

Inside L&L’s Savannah expansion

Larry Wilson’s Savannah GA/Hilton Head Island SC radio cluster is adding a station, and in so doing, will also be losing a station. And...

Sold

“Intelligence for Your Health w/Connie Sellecca” adds new affiliates

The TeshMedia Group announced the addition of multiple new affiliate stations for the Intelligence For Your Health with Connie Sellecca, three-hour weekend program. It’s...

Connie Selleca

Tacher signs The Original Company

Independent rep firm The Tacher Company has aligned with The Original Company and their 14 radio stations. They include: WFIW-A/FM, WOKZ-FM (Fairfield, IL), WTAY-AM,...

The Tacher Company