Category Archives: Radio Owners

Jon Grayson is done

Jon Grayson was originally doing an overnight show on KMOX in Saint Louis – CBS radio spread the show to its own stations, and then went into wider syndication by Westwood One, now owned by Cumulus Media. The main competitors … Continue reading

Posted in CBS, Cumulus Media, Talk Radio, Westwood One | 3 Comments

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.

Posted in IHeart Media, Liberal Talk, Radio News, Talk Radio | 2 Comments

More trouble in CMLS land

Nasdaq has several rules that a stock must follow in order to remain listed. One of the most important is a minimum stock price of $1 per share. The Cumulus stock had been down around $.30 a share since the … Continue reading

Posted in Cumulus Media | 7 Comments

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

Posted in Beasley, Greater Media, Radio News | 4 Comments

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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A few ratings tidbits

For the most part, I ignore radio ratings from month to month as I don’t trust them and think Arbitron (now Nielsen) bears a significant part of the responsibility of the decline of radio, getting people in radio chasing the … Continue reading

Posted in Greater Media, Music Radio, Radio Biz, The Music of Radio | 2 Comments

IHeart loses $279 million in second quarter

That’s a rate that would be over a billion a year, enough to pay for a 9 mile Light Rail extension http://www.mysanantonio.com/business/local/articleComments/IHeartMedia-s-second-quarter-loss-widens-to-9121976.php IHeart just filed lawsuits against the lenders who tried to prevent paying off bonds held by one of … Continue reading

Posted in IHeart Media | 7 Comments

Behold the Talk Radio “Metro” station

http://talk1045.com/ Behold K283CC – started this week in Des Moines, Iowa, operated by Saga Communications, which has been very aggressive in creating “metro” FM translators. Few people listen to the sub channels on digital HD radio (HD2/3/4), but by saying … Continue reading

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Alex Jones has arrived

The bigger world is starting to know who Alex Jones is. The Republican nominee knows who he is and doors are opening. On Thursday’s show, he did most of an hour with Milo with a very warm and interesting conversation … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 election, Alex Jones, Donald Trump, IHeart Media, Premiere (IHeart), Rush Limbaugh | 1 Comment

It’s official – CBS to spin off Radio

https://www.thestreet.com/story/13630779/1/cbs-stock-up-radio-division-ipo-planned.html Showing lack of historical context, this articles says that the radio stations have been part of the company since the beginning. Well, that’s sort of true. The radio stations were CBS. CBS TV didn’t arrive until after World War … Continue reading

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