Programming Note: This will be our last episode before a hiatus of a couple weeks as Chris Kelly goes on his previously planned honeymoon, and as this also completes the ‘soft launch’ beta phase of the podcast. Once we’re back, the full blown launch of the RadioDaily will occur. In THIS episode, Pandora extends their footprint to reach Satellite subscribers by getting their own channel on Sirius XM. Promotions at labels and new program directors all across our fair industry for a Friday. And Ryan Kramer tees up a weekend mix tape for your listening pleasure. It’s the Radio Daily for Friday April 5, 2019.
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.
A suspect in custody for the murder of 33 year old rapper Nipsey Hussle. Mick Jagger’s ticker is the reason the Stones are postponing the tour. Six executive promotions at Entercom, plus other industry moves as well. And Pandora just raised the advertising stakes… bigtime. Plus Tommy McFly taps into the multimedia savvy of a reality TV star, performer, musician and radio host… you need to meet Erin Willet, and you will, in this week’s Quarter Hour. All in the Radio Daily for Wednesday April 3, 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.
Ariana Grande tunes nonstop for roughly 19 hours yesterday like a station in NY… I’ve got a taste for you in this episode. Plus the release of some Podtrac metrics and a snippet of a new podcast that smells of rich mahogany as well… The usual industry mover rundown and Ryan Kramer leads a music meeting at CHR and Rhythmic on today, your impact day… all that in today’s RadioDaily for 03.19.19.
1.3 Million Dollars raised in Baltimore by Mix 106.5, lots of cash and cans in Omaha and truckloads of supplies in Tuscaloosa. It’s radio doing best what radio does. Plus some interesting format change data year over year, and a ton of industry moves to report from Friday and the weekend (not including any promo team losses after St. Paddy’s Day incidents). Also, Ryan Kramer does your Monday Music Meeting, all inside today’s RadioDaily for 03.18.19.
New smart speaker research is released for you to consider. Podcasts as an entire radio station? A HUGE staff departure on the label side of the biz. And Kelly Doherty shares some cool imaging from friends of The Imaging House. Oh, plus the surprise voiceover debut of my 9-month old daughter Callie at the end. All in the RadioDaily for March 14th.
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.