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Below are several different newsfeeds that may be of interest to broadcasters and those affiliated with the broadcasting industry.

  • Schnitt Out at WOR New York October 20, 2017
    iHeart Media confirms that Todd Schnitt is no longer with WOR-AM in New York. After nearly three years, Schnitt could not work out a new contract with WOR. The station thanked Schnitt for his contributions and wished him the best. A search is underway for a new co-host to join Len Berman. Until then, longtime […]
  • Field Pleased With How Deal is Progressing October 20, 2017
    CEO David Field said the CBS exchange offer was "another important step forward towards the completion of our transformational merger with CBS Radio." Field went on to tell his team how happy he was about what lies ahead.
  • How Much Will The New Townsquare CEOs Be Paid? October 20, 2017
    Earlier this week, Townsquare announced Bill Wilson and Dhruv Prasad were promoted to Co-CEO's and Steven Price moved to Executive Chairman of the Board. Wilson was Townsquare's EVP and Chief Content & Digital Officer, and Prasad the company’s EVP for Live Events. In a Thursday SEC filing, we found out exactly how much money they […]
  • From AE To RVP. Here’s How You Do It. October 20, 2017
    With 28 years in the business, Donna Baker has been a manager for all but four of those years. Let's find out how she's been able to achieve such great success. Here's our extended interview with one of Radio's Best Managers.
  • Pittman Named Broadcaster Of The Year In New York October 20, 2017
    On Thursday afternoon, iHeartMedia CEO Bob Pittman accepted the Broadcaster of the Year award from the New York State Broadcasters Association in New York City. NYSBA President ​David Donovan said, “Bob Pittman is a true industry leader and perhaps the most creative, visionary, and dynamic executive in broadcasting."
  • Senators Want More Internet Transparency October 20, 2017
    Two Senate Democrats have heard enough about Russia trying to influence U.S. elections by purchasing ads on popular websites such as Facebook and Google. Senators Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Mark Warner of Virginia introduced The Honest Ads Act, Thursday afternoon.
  • Why Smaller Can Be Better — & More Profitable October 20, 2017
    Independents and smaller groups may seem to face a different set of challenges, especially when it comes to maintaining a competitive edge and commanding their due share of revenue against the bigger groups. But smaller can be more flexible, nimbler, and easier to maneuver without layers of interference or corporate inertia.
  • WABC Adds Sunday Night Business Show October 20, 2017
    The show is called Go Big or Go Home, and it will be hosted by Tom Maoli. It's Maoli's first stab at broadcasting. Maoli is a successful New York-area business owner and real estate developer.
  • YOUR DEADLINE TO NOMINATE IS TODAY! October 20, 2017
    On December 18, Radio Ink will release its 6th annual Top Local Sports Talkers in America for 2017. Make your nomination HERE. YOUR DEADLINE IS TODAY AT 5PM.
  • Cumulus Raises Big Bucks For Wildfire Victims October 20, 2017
    Listeners to Cumulus' six stations in San Francisco (KFOG, KGO, KNBR, KSAN, KSFO, and KTCT) have pitched in to help raise over $250,000 for the Bay Area Fire Relief Fund. The stations partnered with local businesses to launch a two-week relief drive, where businesses match up to $10,000 per day in cash donations raised by […]
  • Arris begins selling second-generation E6000 CCAP upgrades October 20, 2017
    Amid a flurry of announcements made at the just-completed SCTE Cable-Tec Expo conference in Denver, Arris said that it is offering second-generation upgrades to the popular E6000 converged cable access platform. The upgrades will allow operators to increase the number of service groups and related channels they can handle without consuming more rack space.
  • AT&T to enable DirecTV Now casting using wireless broadband October 20, 2017
    Enabling OTT enthusiasts to enjoy a true cord-cutting experience, AT&T has reportedly worked with Motorola, via its Moto Mods program, to create a new smartphone-controlled add-on device that casts DirecTV Now service to the living room TV.
  • Hulu adds 9 Fox affiliates to vMVPD service, now up to 290 local stations October 20, 2017
    Hulu said that it has added nine Fox affiliates to its virtual pay TV service. The Big Media-owned streaming company said it now has deals with more than 290 local broadcast stations, and it has more than two stations locked in for 80% of U.S. TV households.
  • Bell Labs: Cable/wireless convergence could cut expenses by 40% October 20, 2017
    DENVER—Cable operators expanding their wireless ambitions may be on to something, according to Bell Labs’ Martin Glapa. At the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, Glapa said that a fully converged cable and wireless network could create overall cost savings of up to 40%.
  • Charter clarifies wireless plans, promises to launch licensed LTE small cells October 19, 2017
    DENVER—Charter’s wireless ambitions continue to come into focus, with the company promising an “inside-out” strategy that will start with a Wi-Fi-first MVNO through Verizon in 2018 and then will expand into “our own mobile core infrastructure by deploying licensed LTE small cells,” the company said.
  • Verizon posts Fios TV subscriber losses for third straight quarter October 19, 2017
    Verizon reported losses of 18,000 Fios TV customers in the third quarter, marking the third straight quarter in which it has lost pay TV subscribers.
  • Comcast’s Watson touts AI as operator ramps up X1 voice commands October 19, 2017
    Artificial intelligence is going to “change the customer experience profoundly,” Comcast Cable CEO Dave Watson declared at a lunchtime SCTE Cable-TEC Expo panel yesterday, as the operator disclosed that it's attempting to close the gap on tech giants Apple and Amazon in the race for voice-control supremacy. 
  • Amid Remote PHY momentum, Cisco promises ‘cloud CMTS’ deployments by next year October 19, 2017
    DENVER—Blue Stream, a cable operator in Florida, this week joined WideOpenWest in announcing plans to deploy Remote PHY technology in its cable network. The news underscores the noteworthy momentum gathering behind Remote PHY as a way for cable operators to meet customers’ growing bandwidth demands by embracing distributed access architectures (DAA).
  • Mediacom CTO Walden: 'We're done' with DOCSIS 3.1 deployment October 19, 2017
    DENVER—Mediacom has completed its stated mission of deploying DOCSIS 3.1 network services across its 22-state footprint, the company’s Chief Technology Officer JR Walden said today.
  • Striking Charter techs got help from Denver brotherhood for SCTE picket October 19, 2017
    DENVER—Technically, it’s 1,777.9 miles on the odometer from Denver to New York City, but striking Charter technicians in the Big Apple found a way to get to Charter Chairman and CEO Tom Rutledge remotely as he got set to deliver a morning keynote at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo conference here yesterday.
  • Ennes Educational Foundation Trust Announces Scholarship Recipients September 6, 2017
    Three of the scholarships are awarded to individuals interested in continuing or beginning their education in broadcast engineering and technology. The Youth Scholarship is specifically for a graduating high school senior interested in broadcast engineering as a career. Each scholarship awarded this year is for $1,500. Continue reading →
  • SBE Elects Jim Leifer as President August 24, 2017
    Leifer is senior manager of broadcast operations at American Tower Corporation, Andover, MA. His term will begin Oct. 26. Continue reading →
  • Preparing For the September 2017 National EAS Test August 18, 2017
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has scheduled the 2017 national EAS test for Sept. 27 at 2:20 p.m. ET. Here's what you need to do to be ready for it. Continue reading →
  • SBE Announces Winners of 2017 National Awards July 28, 2017
    The two highest individual awards are the Robert W. Flanders SBE Engineer of the Year and the James C. Wulliman SBE Educator of the Year. Continue reading →
  • SBE Releases 2017 Compensation Survey Results July 20, 2017
    The survey provides a wealth of useful information, and it adds to the baseline being developed for subsequent surveys to establish compensation trends. Continue reading →
  • FEMA Announces Date for 2017 National EAS Test July 17, 2017
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has set a date for the next National EAS Test: Sept. 27. A secondary date in case there is an actual emergency or weather event that day is Oct. 4. Continue reading →
  • FCC Seeks Comments on Blue Alert EAS Event Codes June 29, 2017
    the FCC is now considering creating a designated Blue Alert event code, that according to the DOJ would "facilitate and streamline the adoption of new Blue Alert plans throughout the nation and would help to integrate existing plans into a coordinated national framework." Continue reading →
  • SBE Officer, Director Candidates Announced for 2017 Election June 19, 2017
    The election will take place July 24 through August 23. Continue reading →
  • RICE-NESHAP Regulations Apply to Broadcasters May 11, 2017
    RICE-NESHAP is an acronym that translates to Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engine and National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants. Continue reading →
  • SBE Names Three Members to Fellow April 26, 2017
    Frank Giardina, Ted Hand and Robert Hoffman Earn the Honor Continue reading →

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