Category Archives: Radio News

Radio Tidbits – December 2016

Open thread for radio stuff not big enough to justify a lengthy post

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Hispanics love sports too!

Univision, the Spanish language Radio and TV giant has announced it will be converting 10 of its radio stations to carry Univision Deportes (Sports) Radio in competition with ESPN Deportes Radio. http://www.univision.com/deportes/udn Univision had previously converted most of its AM … Continue reading

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Another Progressive Talker throws in the towel

WXXM-FM in Sun Prairie WISCONSIN (Madison) is switching to Classic Hits. http://themic921.iheart.com/ Madison Wisconsin plans to secede from the United States and join Canada according to my Russian puppet masters.

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Want to buy WBT AM/FM and WLNK-FM?

Beasley Broadcasting bought out CBS Radio in Charlotte about a year ago, and now is acquiring Boston based Greater Media. The FCC just approved the purchase nationally, but since Beasley is already at the cap on stations in Charlotte, they … Continue reading

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John R Gambling says Goodbye

Most of the last 90 years, New York City radio has had a Gambling helping start their day. John R is generation three of the Gambling radio family. Most of his time was on WOR-AM, although he did move to … Continue reading

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Jerry Doyle dead at 60

http://www.tmz.com/2016/07/28/jerry-doyle-babylon-5-dead/ Doyle was found nonresponsive in his home in Vegas. Doyle has had health challenges through the years, in addition to the pressure of being the host still working for Talk Radio Network. Doyle considered himself more of a libertarian … Continue reading

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IHeart to switch to NBC Radio News

Put on the tin foil hat http://www.allaccess.com/net-news/archive/story/155443/iheartmedia-s-24-7-news-network-joins-forces-with- IHeart (Clear Channel) has announced a partnership with NBC to carry top of the hour news. For several years, IHeart stations have been carrying Fox Radio News. NBC Radio died as a brand … Continue reading

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The Eyes have it

CBS Radio is in play. Now that Sumner Redstone is out of the picture at Viacom and CBS, rapid change may be in the air. Les Moonves runs CBS, and CBS radio is a division within CBS. CBS Radio is … Continue reading

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Charlie Tuna is gone

Not to be confused with Charlie The Tuna Nobody will spreading mayo on Charlie Tuna Art Ferguson died almost two weeks ago. His family just announced the death yesterday. Unless you live in Los Angeles or work in the radio … Continue reading

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Rusty Humphries returns to “real” radio

Last year, there were a couple related news stories. USA Radio Network essentially died. It was bought by a NC based religious broadcaster who couldn’t make it work, and then was sold to a company that monetizes web clicks. Rusty … Continue reading

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