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LaFontaine Oliver joins WMFE-FM today as president and general manager of the Orlando public radio station. He has held a similar position at WEAA-FM in Baltimore since 2007. Oliver, who succeeds Jose Fajardo, will be team leader, community liaison and...
For the first time, KBIG-FM (104.3), the rock and pop purveyor nicknamed "MyFM," took sole possession of first place in the local radio ratings in April, edging ahead of sister station KIIS-FM (102.7) — the latest leg in a head-to-head battle that...
Tom Willis knows all about making the best of whatever life throws at you. Born with no arms, he's had to make adjustments — about a million of them. He writes with his feet, for one thing. Steers a car with his feet. Cooks with his feet. He...
Reports: Consumer credit for March, 2 p.m. Local earnings: Akorn Inc., Calamos Asset Management Inc., Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corp., Fuel Tech Inc., John Bean Technologies Corp., KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp., Mondelez International Inc.,...
Harry Shearer is wondering what went wrong. His Sunday morning satire program, "Le Show," is syndicated to about 100 public radio stations nationwide and is also available on shortwave radio, NPR Worldwide and as a podcast on iTunes. Yet the station...
Pop station KIIS-FM (102.7) regained sole possession of first place in the local radio ratings for March, and its Ryan Seacrest-hosted morning show also jumped into the top spot, according to figures released by Arbitron. In February, KIIS had been tied...
Tags: Rush Limbaugh, Ryan Seacrest, Music, Entertainment, Radio
This post has been updated. See below for details. KDAY-FM (93.5), the Redondo Beach-based radio station that has been a bastion of R&B, hip-hop and urban contemporary music, is reportedly being sold and likely will flip to a Chinese on-air format in...
Tags: Entertainment, Radio Industry, Radio
In the volatile world of radio, almost nothing lasts half a century. But a great Chicago radio station — WVON-AM 1690 — has managed the feat: The institution marks its 50th anniversary Monday and celebrates with a concert featuring Toni...
Tags: Jesse Jackson, Music, Weight, Entertainment, Marshall Field
The FCC gets the ball rolling on a proposal to release a large chunk of wireless spectrum to improve Wi-Fi reception in crowded public places. The Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday unanimously voted to craft a plan that would free up an...
Change of SubjectMedia blogger Robert Feder at TimeOut Chicago looks at the numbers: One year ago this week, Jonathon Brandmeier joined news/talk WGN-AM (720), inheriting the morning mantle of the late Radio Hall of Famers Wally Phillips and Bob Collins... On the......
The business of measuring ratings just got smaller. Nielsen, which has measured television ratings for decades, has acquired radio ratings giant Aribitron in a deal worth $1.26 billion, the company announced early Tuesday morning. The deal will put...
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