A Burk Monitoring Platform Powers Up Three Bonneville FMs

GeoBroadcast Solutions has successfully integrated Burk Technology’s Arcadia24 monitoring into a recent MaxxCasting installation at three Bonneville International-owned FM radio stations. It's a technology that will be featured as a live demonstration during the 2023 NAB Show.

A ‘Magic’ Act Could Mean FCC-Driven Disappearance

A license revocation hearing has been initiated by FCC Media Bureau Chief Holly Saurer and FCC Managing Director Mark Stephens that could claim a Class A FM in North Carolina. Why? Delinquent regulatory fees and associated interest, administrative costs and penalties have been piling up.

Another Politician Pleads For AM’s In-Vehicle Longevity

On Tuesday, a Member of Congress was seen across from a high-visibility Tesla dealer in Paramus, N.J., appearing alongside the recently named head of the New Jersey Broadcasters Association. The two had one message for Tesla: Keep AM radio in their vehicles.

MMTC Sells A Rural Arizona FM

It was once majority-owned by Mexican citizen Juan Carlos Rodriguez, of Deportes y Música Comunicaciones LLC. Of late, the station has been licensed to the MMTC Broadcasting LLC arm of the Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council. Now, the MMTC is selling this Arizona FM to a minority buyer.

The InFOCUS Podcast: Richard Stern

With new integrations, TuneIn access is easier than ever. And, it could be a solution for those worried about AM radio’s erasure from in-dash audio entertainment systems. Really. To learn more, TuneIn CEO Richard Stern returns to the InFocus Podcast, presented by dot.FM. LISTEN HERE

Salem Stock Slides Below $1 Threshold

Salem Media Group on Monday saw its stock decline in value to 97 cents per share. It continues a year-long decline for the purveyor of conservative talk radio and Christian-themed audio and print content.

A Newspaper Publisher Grabs An Ozarks Radio Cluster

Thanks to the erasure of the FCC’s cross-ownership rules, a December 2021 transaction saw the last remaining broadcast television properties tied to Red River Broadcast Co. sold to the owner of the Duluth News Tribune. Now, a newspaper publisher based in Illinois has agreed to acquire a group of radio stations serving the Ozarks.
Tyler Moody

A Moody Digital Move for Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group has named a Director of Digital Content for Radio, an individual charged with developing an audience growth strategy that uses the company’s apps, social media, website, streaming, digital assets, and content.
Toni Coonce

Meet The New WideOrbit CRO

It's known across the broadcast media industry for its inventory and revenue workflow management software. Now, San Francisco-based WideOrbit hopes to attract attention with the promotion of a 17-year veteran who retains her EVP/Sales role while assuming the title of Chief Revenue Officer.
The FCC Seal

No New Facts? No Reconsideration Of 2021 FCC Ruling

The Audio Division Chief at the FCC has dealt another blow to William Johnson and his Florida-based licensee, which bears a name nearly identical to the publicly traded multimedia company led by Alfred Liggins III but is wholly unrelated.
Mark Pritchard, P&G

P&G’s Secret Weapon: Radio’s Reach

An AdAge report is making waves with marketers for showing how Proctor & Gamble made radio their secret weapon – and in return, radio made them a success story.
U.S. Congress

NAB-Backed ‘LRFA’ Gains Steam In Congress

Twelve members of the House of Representatives and a Republican Senator from Oklahoma have added their support to the "Local Radio Freedom Act." The support dwarfs that of the "American Music Fairness Act," pushed by the former New York Congressman infamously ousted by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in a primary election.

Reg Fee Fail Could Yield AM License Revocation

The Media Bureau and the Office of Managing Director are requiring the owner of a Class B AM radio station in the McAllen, Tex., area to pay delinquent regulatory fees or show cause why its payment should be waived or deferred. If not, the station's license will be revoked.

Audacy Cashes In Land Where Broadcast Towers Sit

It was briefly mentioned on Audacy Corp.'s Q4 and year-end 2022 earnings call. A package of broadcast towers has been sold. But, what company did Audacy sell them to? And, for how much?

The InFOCUS Podcast: Buddy Shula

The owner of "The Big WECK" and "The Keys' Yacht Rock Station," Buddy Shula, returns to the InFOCUS Podcast, presented by dot.FM, to share more about two key promotions. One involves a full-service ad agency run alongside a Buffalo radio operation. Learn how this could work for your operation, too! LISTEN HERE