In Brief - April 7, 2014
April 7, 2014

Tyler joins CHR WILN/Panama City for afternoons. Tyler comes on board from the night shift at crosstown CHR/Rhythmic WPFM.

Urban AC WVAZ (V103)/Chicago brings in Chris Michaels to host Quiet Storm, Sunday-Thursday from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Michaels most recently was the longtime host of Whispers in the Dark on sister Urban WGCI. Additionally, DJ Moon Dawg joins WGCI Monday-Friday from 7 p.m. to midnight. He previously worked part-time as an on-air personality and DJ during the weekends.

NRG Media, LLC announces the completion of the change in Equity Investors in NRG Media, LLC. Solidifying the new partnership between the Midwest-based media company and Cyrus Capital Partners, an investment management company that actively invests in debt and equity securities on a global basis. Cyrus has approximately $4 billion in assets under management and its investor base is comprised of sophisticated long term institutional and high net worth investors.

A bipartisan group of nine members of the House of Representatives have signed on as co-sponsors of a resolution that opposes "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations. The Local Radio Freedom Act is now currently co-sponsored by a coalition of 215 Members of the House and 14 Senators. The resolution will achieve a majority of support in the House of Representatives with the co-sponsorship of an additional three Members of Congress. The members of the bipartisan group adding their support to the Local Radio Freedom Act are Reps. Michele Bachmann (MN-6), Kerry Bentivolio (MI-11), Chris Collins (NY-27), Doug LaMalfa (CA-1), Vance McAllister (LA-5), Beto O'Rourke (TX-16), Robert Pittenger (NC-9), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-27) and Austin Scott (GA-8).




 
Breaking News
iHeartMedia Names Don Parker VP/Programming, For San Francisco And Sacramento
Senate Approves Michael O'Rielly For Five-Year FCC Term
Nielsen Report: A Focus On The Public Radio Listener
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2014 To Air On The CW Network
In Brief - December 17, 2014
December 16, 2014
Beasley Names Rafe D'Amico VP/Strategic Partnerships
NRG Media Taps Shane Sparks Market Manager, Northwoods, WI Cluster
Shazam Upgrades Windows Phone App
KLUC’s 16th Annual Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo Toy Drive Breaks Records
Rdio Brings Personalized Internet Radio, On-Demand Music Subscription To Windows Phone 8.1
In Brief - December 16, 2014
December 15, 2014
CBS Radio, Carson Daly Agree To Multi-Year Contract Extension
JVC Media Closes On Purchase Of WHKQ/Orlando
Bruce Gilbert Named SVP/Sports For Cumulus And Westwood One
Don Martin Rises To SVP/Sports Programming For Premiere Networks
Columbia Promotes Bryan Younce To SVP/Video, Content Production
In Brief - December 15, 2014
December 12, 2014
Jayde Donovan Joins WPLJ As Morning Co-Host
The Week In Review: 12/8-12/12
Nikki Landry Named PD/On-Air Talent KKMG
ASCAP CEO John LoFrumento Announces Retirement
In Brief - December 12, 2014
December 11, 2014
Warner Music Group Reports Results For Fiscal Fourth Quarter
CBS Corporation Announces Contract Extension With Leslie Moonves Through 2019
iHeartMedia To Sell Select Portfolio Of Radio Towers To Vertical Bridge
Cumulus Elevates Brad Marshall To VP/Market Manager In Youngstown, OH
Music News
Green Day, Joan Jett Make The List For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Madonna, Michael Jackson, The Voice
Quick Hits: Imagine Dragons, Iggy Azalea & Britney Spears, Mad Season, David Byrne / Talking Heads tribute concert
Iggy Azalea Maps Out Arena Tour
Quick Hits: Ne-Yo, Selena Gomez, Gwen Stefani & Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder, Everclear, Alex & Sierra, Modest Mouse
Taylor Swift Spends Another Week At #1
The Week In Review: 12/8-12/12
Quick Hits: Epicenter Festival, Beyoncé, Dr. Dre, American Music Priz
Quick Hits: Coldplay, New Year's Rockin' Eve, Golden Globe Song nominees, Judas Priest
Quick Hits: BET Honors, Modest Mouse, Rush
U2 Extends iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour
Quick Hits: Kid Ink, Seether & Rise Above Fest, TV On the Radio, Bob Dylan
Beyoncé, Sam Smith & Pharrell Nab Six Grammy Nods
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Elton John & New Year's Rockin' Eve, The Gaslight Anthem, Hozier, Green Day
57th Annual Grammy Nominations Announced
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Jon Zellner
SVPP, iHeartMedia

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