iHeartMedia stock… coming soon to a portfolio near you while Bob Pittman is tearing up the media circuit talking about audio being “hot” again. Industry moves… an EVP out and a new one up at Alpha Media. And more new-ish faces at iHeart, Entercom, Cumulus and Bonneville in various markets across the country. Plus Drew Carpenter returns for part deux of “From Radio Zero to Voiceover Hero.” All in the Radio Daily for Thursday April 4 , 2019.
Getting back into the groove after WWRS … A former PD rises to an owner’s chair for six stations right smack in the middle of the entire United States of America. The Rolling Stones call a timeout on the North American leg of their tour, and I’ll tell you why. Kinda. Plus the usual industry moves and Ryan Kramer has the Tuesday version of his Music Meeting for you. It’s the RadioDaily… for April 2, 2019.
We’re live on the west coast of the entire US of A, at the Worldwide Radio Summit in Burbank this week. Are you here? Find me! Also some really interesting digital stats just released. Plus industry moves and a quick rundown of what’s happening out here in Burbank today and tomorrow… Inside the RadioDaily for Thursday March 28, 2019.
From AM Show to host of a hot podcast recently gobbled up by Spotify. It’s a sweet gig if you can get it! A philly fixture trades cheesesteaks for Tex-Mex and other Texas kinds of things, plus Free Beer and Hot Wings, ironically, adds cheese too. Tommy McFly “quarter hours” with veteran programmer and consultant Charese Fruge, who tackles issues like the number of female PD’s and how talent can get noticed by VP types like her. We also buzz through a quick Worldwide Radio Summit preview before jetting off to LA today. Inside the RadioDaily for Wednesday March 27, 2019.
Boom goes the dynamite at New York Country outlet 94 point 7 NASH FM … or, well, wait… kinda. Entercom is now at the controls, so it’s not what you’d think. San Antonio is happily celebrating radio mediocrity and I kinda like it. Boston radio is collecting big money for kids, but hey look, so is Alexandria Louisiana. Industry moves in Jockline and Kramer does impact day for CHR and Urban. Happy Tuesday… This is the RadioDaily… for March 26, 2019.
A big time streaming service debuts a new marketing campaign and throws a little unintentional shade at radio by dragging out one of the oldest branding tricks in the book. Knock knock… who’s there? A new owner and a format change in Knoxville. A plethora of other industry moves to close out the week… and Ryan Kramer loads up a weekend mix tape for you. All inside today’s RadioDaily for March 22, 2019.
Woodstock and Lollapalooza announce their lineups. A podcast (not this one) gets robbed at gunpoint while they’re live on social media! Lots of industry moves, and Drew Carpenter walks us through how he went from zero to six figures doing voiceover, and you probably didn’t even notice. All that and more in today’s RadioDaily for March 21, 2019.
Nebraska radio is doing some good after the floods. Cumulus is making bank on podcasting. A decade plus Label VP is crossing the street, plus other industry moves. And Tommy McFly sits down and chats with Tony Zazza about radio and life. In today’s RadioDaily for March 20, 2019.
The inaugural episode of the RadioDaily – with a stolen station van being used as a getaway car for another crime, and caught on camera. Other industry movers and shakers. Plus, Tommy McFly sits down and has a fireside chat with Seattle radio’s BJ Shea. All in the first ever complete episode of the RadioDaily.
A recap of Country Radio Seminar in Nashville and what makes the country radio format incredible… Also, the ACM radio winners have been announced, spoiler alert: I’m telling you who won. Plus more feel good morning show love, this time from the syndicated Bert Show. And Ryan Kramer tells you what to listen to this weekend. Today, it’s the final test of the new podcast serving radio & records before we go legit in a couple weeks… all shiny and new for the first day of March, 2019.