Radio Station Industry News Feed

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Waco Tribune-Herald (blog)

Public radio station KWBU pushes Power Morning on Thursday
Waco Tribune-Herald (blog)
Thursday morning is Power Morning for Waco public radio station KWBU and after five years, listeners know the drill: Anything pledged between 6 and 9 a.m. gets matched, resulting in more money for the station. That's good news for listeners, but so is ...

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WLOS

Christian radio station in Black Mountain remembers the Rev. Billy Graham
WLOS
Christian radio station in Black Mountain remembers the Rev. Billy Graham. by Rex Hodge. The Rev. Billy Graham, who died Wednesday morning, maintained a long relationship with Christian station 106.9, The Light, in Black Mountain. (Photo credit: WLOS ...
Rev. Billy Graham's rise began in MinnesotaMinnesota Public Radio News

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KARK

Arkansas radio station removes 'babe' from bracket's name
Minneapolis Star Tribune
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — An Arkansas radio show says it'll no longer call a promotion where listeners rate 16 local female television personalities in a tournament-like contest a "Babe Bracket" after facing growing criticism. The hosts of Little Rock radio ...
After criticism, Little Rock radio station to change name of 'Babe Bracket'Arkansas Online

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US: St Louis morning radio presenter gives birth on air
BBC News
A US morning radio show presenter has given birth on air during her show. Cassiday Proctor, a weekday morning presenter on "The Arch" station in the US city of St Louis, broadcast her birth by Caesarean section on Tuesday. Ms Proctor started ...

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Hillsdale College Student Radio Station Joins Conservative Political Action Conference Radio Row
PR Newswire (press release)
Hillsdale students will travel to the CPAC as members of the press covering the four-day national conference. Radio Free Hillsdale reporters will be interviewing a number of conference speakers and attendees as part of the event's Radio Row, which has ...

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Reno Gazette Journal

Radio station dedicates air time to local bands, starts weekly concert series
Reno Gazette Journal
Reno-based non-commercial radio station KVNV-FM 89.1 — “NV89,” for short — uses the slogan, “Discover Music.” Towards that end, its staff airs rock, roots or singer-songwriter songs both by emerging artists signed to record labels, and — in the ...

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Rwanda suspends local radio station for hateful sermon against women
Xinhua
KIGALI, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) on Wednesday suspended local radio station Amazing Grace FM for 30 days for airing a sermon that was perceived as discriminatory against women. The radio station failed to comply ...

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The Guardian

'Community radio breaks down barriers between faith, gender and sexuality'
The Guardian
In 2010, hundreds of English Defence League protesters marched through Peterborough. There were 11 arrests for public order offences. When they took to the city's streets again in 2014, community leaders decided to take action to counter extremism ...

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Athens Radio Station Sparks Outrage by Refusing to Run Union Ad
Flagpole Magazine
A skirmish in the national culture wars broke out on Athenians' social media pages recently when United Campus Workers of Georgia representative Eric Rose received an unexpected note from a local radio station in response to a routine request for an ...

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WTVC

Chattanooga firefighters put out small fire at local Christian radio station Tuesday night
WTVC
Chattanooga firefighters put out small fire at local Christian radio station Tuesday night. by WTVC. The Chattanooga Fire Department (CFD) quickly put out a fire at a local Christian radio station Tuesday night. (Image courtesy Chief Michael W. Crites ...

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MassLive.com

Radio station puts sensitivity training to test (Editorial)
MassLive.com
Most training sessions occur fare out of public view, but WEEI Radio will provide a rare open window to its effectiveness. Plagued by repeated instances of offensive statements by its sports commentators, the Boston station suspended live programming ...
The perks and pitfalls of speaking out on social mediaAmerican Banker

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Myrtle Beach Sun News

Here's why Myrtle Beach's throwback hip-hop station isn't back yet
Myrtle Beach Sun News
Myrtle Beach's throwback hip hop station G 105.5, "notorious" for playing artists such as Biggie Smalls, Aaliyah and 2Pac, has been off the the FM airwaves for months. But it's not dead yet. Right now, the station is only accessible online and on on ...

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Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard

Will moving to radio put a strain on what makes The Daily work so well as a podcast?
Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard
In case you missed it: The Daily is heading to public radio, and there's a lot to talk about. Last Tuesday, The New York Times announced that it's working with American Public Media to repackage its wildly successful daily news podcast as a thirty ...

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Bongo District commissions Community Radio Station
Ghana News Agency
Bongo (U/E), Feb 20, GNA – The Bongo District in the Upper East Region has commissioned its first ever community radio station known as “Radio Bongo” at the Bongo District capital. The radio station, which is on 93.1 FM as its frequency would spearhead ...

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The Guardian

2DayFM executive was fired after rape allegation, station confirms
The Guardian
In this, the latest allegations to be made public, the alleged perpetrator was a senior production executive in the radio industry who went on to pick up another top radio job soon after. At the time of the alleged assault Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O ...
Former 2Day FM staffer claims to have been raped by a male colleagueNEWS.com.au

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NOLA.com

Mannie Netherly switching positions, LSU DB coach Corey Raymond tells radio station
NOLA.com
Mannie Netherly switching positions, LSU DB coach Corey Raymond tells radio station. Updated February 19, 2018 at 9:40 PM ; Posted February 19, 2018 at 9:36 PM. LSU wide receiver Mannie Netherly (86) during practice for LSU football on campus on ...

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Padres announce new radio home, spring broadcast schedule
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The Padres on Monday made official their expected move to 97.3-FM for the upcoming season. Games were broadcast on 94.9 in 2017, the team's first season on FM radio. Entercom, the parent company of both stations, is making the move as part of its ...

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Syracuse.com

MOST to contact International Space Station
Syracuse.com
On Friday, February 23, 2018 at 9:08 a.m., the MOST will make contact with the International Space Station (ISS) via amateur radio and speak with NASA Astronaut Mark Vande Hei, who launched to the ISS in September 2017. The MOST will open at a special ...

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The Detroit News

Cliff Russell, 910 AM radio host, dies at 61
The Detroit News
Cliff Russell, host of "The Cliff Russell Show" on 910 AM radio, died Sunday of a heart attack. He was 61. Greg Russell, Cliff's brother, says he was "always a happy guy, no matter what was going on." Russell, who dedicated his talk show to issues ...

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PhillyVoice.com

Philly radio host John DeBella faces harassment lawsuit
Cherry Hill Courier Post
PHILADELPHIA – John DeBella, one of the best-known radio hosts in the South Jersey-Philadelphia market, is accused of repeated sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed by a former sidekick. Jennifer Neill contends she was the target of improper touching ...
Popular Philly radio host accused of sexual harassment, gropingPhillyVoice.com

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Robert Feder (blog)

Robservations: WGN Radio sets White Sox broadcast team
Robert Feder (blog)
With Chicago White Sox broadcasts moving to WGN AM 720, the Tribune Broadcasting news/talk station has designated Andy Masur to host its pregame shows, and Mark Carman and Adam Hoge to split hosting postgame shows. Just hired as executive producer for ...

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Broadway World

WAAC 92.9 All American Country Wins Country Radio Station of the Year Award At The Georgia Country Music Awards
Broadway World
Georgia native Dave Stone (aka The Kraken) was on the verge of beginning a new passion. A career scuba diver, River Logger, and fresh off the TV series "Ax Men" on the History Channel, Dave Stone was thinking of becoming an FM radio personality at the ...

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Yale radio suspends operations
Yale Daily News (blog)
WYBCx, Yale's student-run online radio station, has temporarily ceased operations after discovering it does not have licensing agreements for the music it plays. Students involved with WYBCx heard about the problem on Friday afternoon, when Emma Keyes ...

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Your Public Radio Station
KCCU
Lawton, OK – Cameron University's Academic Festival V, "Beyond Borders: Globalization & The Human Experience," continues this week with Thursday's 7 p.m. lecture which is free for the public. Guest peaker is Dr. Russell Buhite, currently a professor at ...

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New York Times

What Makes Public Radio 'Very Personal' Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases
New York Times
Of all the realms of media that have been shaken by the #MeToo movement, perhaps the most surprising has been public radio, the home of virtuous journalism and thoughtful, warm-voiced commentary. Like Fox News, Vice Media and NBC News, the tweedy world ...

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