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.
It’s the last day of Worldwide Radio Summit in Los Angeles. I’m exhausted. I have no voice. But there will be a podcast… oh yes, there will be a RadioDaily. We’ll catch you up on the industry moves of some of the people who aren’t in LA this week… and finally Ryan Kramer runs down the music biz for the week and tosses you a mix tape. In the RadioDaily for March 29, 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.
An abbreviated-ish Monday edition of the RadioDaily. The industry mourns the passing of a legend behind the mic in radio, tv, movies and more. iHeartMedia is doing some stock soul searching. A bunch of industry movers and shakers brought to you by Jockline Daily and the Mouth, and Ryan Kramer takes you into the office for a Monday RadioDaily Music Meeting. All for March 25, 2019 … both a Monday and my wife’s birthday – so happy birthday, Laura!
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.
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.
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.
Spotify talks podcasting at SXSW in Austin this week. A preview of what’s to come at the Worldwide Radio Summit in Los Angeles. People movers all across the industry. And Ryan Kramer breaks down some weekend music love in the Weekend Mix Tape. All inside today’s RadioDaily.