Radio Ink and Radio & Television Business Report

Reporter Leaves TV Station, Launches Podcast
TV reporter Thanh Truong’s last day on air at WWL-TV in New Orleans is Friday. Later this month Truong and his wife, Anna Christie, will launch a true-crime podcast called...
02-18-2020 09:58Read more...
CPR GM Stepping Down
Colorado Public Radio General Manager Kyle Cunningman has announced he is leaving his position to "find balance in his personal and professional life, and to explore new opportunities." His last...
02-18-2020 08:22Read more...
Radio Is Essential To Building a Fan Base
University of Ottawa adjunct professor Jada Watson's study was picked up widely by the national press. Reporting on the study CBS News reported female artists are "gasping for airtime" on...
02-18-2020 08:13Read more...
Who Are The Best Leaders in Radio?
This is the 4th year for our Top 20 Leaders list and it's quickly becoming one of our most popular. These people are the radio industry's best. They know how...
02-18-2020 08:00Read more...
Report: Female Country Artists Only Get 10% Airplay
As the Country radio world prepares to descend upon Nashville this week for the 2020 Country Radio Seminar, the story that seems to lead into the event every year is...
02-18-2020 01:50Read more...
Local Wins. If It’s Good Local
(By Joel Raab) Localism alone will not carry the day. Local air talent need to “bring it,” and avoid offering the same generic content executed by national talent.
02-18-2020 01:40Read more...
Radio Plus Podcasting: Paired For Success
Radio Ink's Hispanic Radio Conference is March 25-26 in Miami. "Podcasting: What’s the Revenue Potential & Can It Help Grow Radio Audiences?" is one of the informative panel discussions on...
02-18-2020 01:30Read more...
TV Expected To Get Majority of Political Dollars
According to eMarketer, of the record $6.9 billion projected to be spent in this current political cycle, Television is expected to receive 66% of that total.
02-18-2020 01:28Read more...
Mentoring Panels Set For CRS
The Country Radio Seminar begins this week in Nashville and the event will feature four mentoring events to kick off Thursday and Friday. Many of Radio Ink's Top Country PD's...
02-18-2020 01:20Read more...
Glory Days Of Baseball Are Back
In partnership with CLNS Media, Josh Lewin is launching The Throwback League which will be a simulated March Madness-style tournament pitting the 48 best teams from 1974-2006.
02-17-2020 20:22Read more...

Media Services Snatched By Cast & Crew
Cast & Crew, which provides payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software and services to the entertainment industry, has signed a definitive agreement to purchase...
02-18-2020 11:00Read more...
Cocola To Join BE CEO For NAB Show’s BEITC ATSC 3.0 Academy Session
The Chairman/CEO of Cocola Broadcasting Companies, Gary Cocola, will be participating in a NAB Show BEITC ATSC 3.0 Academy session alongside the CEO and CSO of Broadcast Electronics and DigiCAP...
02-18-2020 10:59Read more...
The NAB Show Push From R&S? ATSC 3.0, and 5G
In late 2018, Germany's Rohde & Schwarz purchased Pixel Power. Now, R&S is using the convention floor of the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas as a major global platform...
02-18-2020 10:56Read more...
NAB Tech Innovation Initiative Reveals Challenge Winners
PILOT, NAB's technology innovation initiative, has revealed the winners for the fourth annual PILOT Innovation Challenge. Individuals, teams, companies, academic institutions and nonprofit organizations submitted concepts to address the challenge...
02-18-2020 10:30Read more...
Comscore’s Deputy GC Takes A Top Privacy, GC Spot At Lotame
There's no need to whisper about this announcement. "Unstacked data solutions" company Lotame has appointed a new General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer. It's the Deputy General Counsel who led...
02-17-2020 21:59Read more...
‘Alarming’: The MMTC Reaction to Media Bureau Ownership Report Findings
RBR+TVBR on Friday was first to report what FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks has called the “striking … but not surprising” results of the just-released Fourth Report on Ownership of Broadcast...
02-17-2020 21:24Read more...
What Institutional Investors Are New To Cumulus?
Four SEC filings made last week by private investment firms paint a vivid picture of who presently holds big chunks of Cumulus Media stock. Among the groups taking a position...
02-17-2020 21:10Read more...
Sinclair Ups Bark, Roberts To Senior Slots
There is now a SVP/CIO at Sinclair Broadcast Group. At the same time, its Senior Director of TV systems has been promoted to a sports-focused VP role.
02-17-2020 20:30Read more...
No Dismissal Of GMR Lawsuit Against RMLC
There's much mudslinging and overly biased language flowing to the media from Irving Azoff's Global Music Rights. There's also some choice words, and accusatory statements, flowing from the Radio Music...
02-17-2020 20:00Read more...
How To Successfully Attract Political-Year Ad Dollars
No matter the election outcome, ad spend will continue to increase. This means marketers will need to spend more time strategizing how to best navigate the ever-changing political influence landscape...
02-17-2020 18:30Read more...



Reporter Leaves TV Station, Launches Podcast
TV reporter Thanh Truong’s last day on air at WWL-TV in New Orleans is Friday. Later this month Truong and his wife, Anna Christie, will launch a true-crime podcast called...
02-18-2020 09:58Read more...
CPR GM Stepping Down
Colorado Public Radio General Manager Kyle Cunningman has announced he is leaving his position to "find balance in his personal and professional life, and to explore new opportunities." His last...
02-18-2020 08:22Read more...
Radio Is Essential To Building a Fan Base
University of Ottawa adjunct professor Jada Watson's study was picked up widely by the national press. Reporting on the study CBS News reported female artists are "gasping for airtime" on...
02-18-2020 08:13Read more...
Who Are The Best Leaders in Radio?
This is the 4th year for our Top 20 Leaders list and it's quickly becoming one of our most popular. These people are the radio industry's best. They know how...
02-18-2020 08:00Read more...
Report: Female Country Artists Only Get 10% Airplay
As the Country radio world prepares to descend upon Nashville this week for the 2020 Country Radio Seminar, the story that seems to lead into the event every year is...
02-18-2020 01:50Read more...
Local Wins. If It’s Good Local
(By Joel Raab) Localism alone will not carry the day. Local air talent need to “bring it,” and avoid offering the same generic content executed by national talent.
02-18-2020 01:40Read more...
Radio Plus Podcasting: Paired For Success
Radio Ink's Hispanic Radio Conference is March 25-26 in Miami. "Podcasting: What’s the Revenue Potential & Can It Help Grow Radio Audiences?" is one of the informative panel discussions on...
02-18-2020 01:30Read more...
TV Expected To Get Majority of Political Dollars
According to eMarketer, of the record $6.9 billion projected to be spent in this current political cycle, Television is expected to receive 66% of that total.
02-18-2020 01:28Read more...
Mentoring Panels Set For CRS
The Country Radio Seminar begins this week in Nashville and the event will feature four mentoring events to kick off Thursday and Friday. Many of Radio Ink's Top Country PD's...
02-18-2020 01:20Read more...
Glory Days Of Baseball Are Back
In partnership with CLNS Media, Josh Lewin is launching The Throwback League which will be a simulated March Madness-style tournament pitting the 48 best teams from 1974-2006.
02-17-2020 20:22Read more...


Media Services Snatched By Cast & Crew
Cast & Crew, which provides payroll and human resources, accounting and financial, and workflow and productivity software and services to the entertainment industry, has signed a definitive agreement to purchase...
02-18-2020 11:00Read more...
Cocola To Join BE CEO For NAB Show’s BEITC ATSC 3.0 Academy Session
The Chairman/CEO of Cocola Broadcasting Companies, Gary Cocola, will be participating in a NAB Show BEITC ATSC 3.0 Academy session alongside the CEO and CSO of Broadcast Electronics and DigiCAP...
02-18-2020 10:59Read more...
The NAB Show Push From R&S? ATSC 3.0, and 5G
In late 2018, Germany's Rohde & Schwarz purchased Pixel Power. Now, R&S is using the convention floor of the upcoming NAB Show in Las Vegas as a major global platform...
02-18-2020 10:56Read more...
NAB Tech Innovation Initiative Reveals Challenge Winners
PILOT, NAB's technology innovation initiative, has revealed the winners for the fourth annual PILOT Innovation Challenge. Individuals, teams, companies, academic institutions and nonprofit organizations submitted concepts to address the challenge...
02-18-2020 10:30Read more...
Comscore’s Deputy GC Takes A Top Privacy, GC Spot At Lotame
There's no need to whisper about this announcement. "Unstacked data solutions" company Lotame has appointed a new General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer. It's the Deputy General Counsel who led...
02-17-2020 21:59Read more...
‘Alarming’: The MMTC Reaction to Media Bureau Ownership Report Findings
RBR+TVBR on Friday was first to report what FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks has called the “striking … but not surprising” results of the just-released Fourth Report on Ownership of Broadcast...
02-17-2020 21:24Read more...
What Institutional Investors Are New To Cumulus?
Four SEC filings made last week by private investment firms paint a vivid picture of who presently holds big chunks of Cumulus Media stock. Among the groups taking a position...
02-17-2020 21:10Read more...
Sinclair Ups Bark, Roberts To Senior Slots
There is now a SVP/CIO at Sinclair Broadcast Group. At the same time, its Senior Director of TV systems has been promoted to a sports-focused VP role.
02-17-2020 20:30Read more...
No Dismissal Of GMR Lawsuit Against RMLC
There's much mudslinging and overly biased language flowing to the media from Irving Azoff's Global Music Rights. There's also some choice words, and accusatory statements, flowing from the Radio Music...
02-17-2020 20:00Read more...
How To Successfully Attract Political-Year Ad Dollars
No matter the election outcome, ad spend will continue to increase. This means marketers will need to spend more time strategizing how to best navigate the ever-changing political influence landscape...
02-17-2020 18:30Read more...

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