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Rusty Humphries leaves syndicated radio again

The collapse of independent talk radio syndication (non iHeart and Cumulus/Westwood One) has narrowed the employment possibilities, even for experienced hosts. When Talk Radio Network started having difficulties, Rusty added a job working for WGST-AM in Atlanta. When TRN fell … Continue reading

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IRN/USA parent files Chapter 7 bankruptcy

Chapter 7 is liquidation, not reorganization. Raleigh Business Journal Debts of $1.5 million, and $1.06 in cash USA Radio Networks was sold off a few months ago and that’s where Rusty Humphries landed.

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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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USA radio Networks says Adiós

A year after a Christian broadcaster in Raleigh North Carolina stepped in to save the fading IRN/USA radio network, they have given up. USA Radio Network has been divested to a big media empire I’ve never heard of named Liftable. … Continue reading

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Steve Deace says adiós to USA

announcement If you don’t know who Steve Deace is, you’re not alone. It probably also explains why his syndication ended last Friday. Deace is a hybrid Christian Conservative talk host. Unlike Rush Limbaugh, he was comfortable justifying his political beliefs … Continue reading

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Kevin Jackson replacing Jim Sumpter on USA Network.

Kevin Jackson is one angry black “Conservative” man ready to kick Rush Limbaugh’s ass, bringing fresh blood to talk radio. If you don’t know who he is, don’t feel bad. Announcement He’s been doing a late night show called “BlackSphere” … Continue reading

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