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

  • Hubbard Makes Changes In Digital Leadership December 15, 2017
    Hubbard Radio EVP/Chief Financial Officer Dave Bestler announced Friday that Jeremy Sinon was elevated to VP/Digital Strategy and Steve Goldstein was named Senior Director of Digital Sales Strategy for Hubbard Radio.
  • CRB Jacks Up Rates on SiriusXM December 15, 2017
    The Copyright Royalty Board has announced new rates for satellite-delivered services, which includes SiriusXM, for 2018 to 2022. The 2018 rate will jump to 15.5% of gross revenue, that's up from the current rate of 11%. That will certainly have an impact on SiriusXM's expenses and will most likely be passed on to its customers […]
  • Tony And Jake Add A Jenn At The Bull December 15, 2017
    98.7 The Bull (KUPL) is bringing Jenn Hays to Portland to join Tony and Jake for mornings. The new show, Bull Mornings with Tony, Jake and Jenn, launches Monday, January 8. Jenn is originally from Oregon, having spent the past couple of years working in Billings, Montana.
  • Hernandez Joins El Patron In Dual Role December 15, 2017
    Rico Hernandez has joined iHeart's Regional Mexican station El Patron (Phoenix) as morning show on-air talent and Executive Station Producer, effective January 2, 2018. He will also continue to serve as midday talent on Tejano 1600 in Tucson. Hernandez has been an on-air host for Tejano 1600 in Tucson for iHeartMedia since 2013.
  • Big Apple Homecoming For Ken Johnson December 15, 2017
    Urban programming executive Ken Johnson will return to Cumulus Urban AC station WNBM-FM/Radio 103.9 in New York City as Program Director. Johnson successfully launched WNBM in July 2014, and left the station in April 2015 to become Operations Manager for Cumulus Media’s Urban AC-formatted WUHT-FM/Hot 107.7 in Birmingham, AL.
  • Friedlander Joins RAB December 15, 2017
    The Radio Advertising Bureau has hired Sharon Friedlander as its new VP of Insights, effective January 2. She'll be replacing Annette Malave who's leaving to pursue other interests on January 11. Most recently, Friedlander served as partner/director at media planning agency MEC, with previous roles at Group M and OMD.  
  • Now That’s A Radio All-Star Board of Directors December 15, 2017
    In what is clearly one of the most impressive groups of broadcasters to ever join forces to buy a radio station, Larry Fuss (pictured here with John Tesh) has put together a team of rock stars to purchase KZZV-FM in Hanapepe Hawai’i, on the island of Kaua’i.
  • Elizabethany Climbing The Ladder At Hot 99.5 December 15, 2017
    iHeartMedia Washington, DC, announced today that Elizabethany has been named APD and afternoon show host for HOT 99.5, (WIHT-FM) “DC's No. 1 Hit Music Station,” and home to The Kane Show. As APD, Elizabethany will assist in overseeing the station’s on-air and music programming.
  • The CBS Radio Stations Are 100% Fixable December 15, 2017
    That's the conclusion Wells Fargo analyst Marci Ryvicker came to after meeting with Entercom CEO David Field and CFO Rich Schmaeling this week. The CBS stations have taken a beating in the press over the past 18 months, since the merger was announced. Ryvicker tells investors not to worry...Field and Schmaeling have a plan.
  • What Should You Do About The New Blue Alert? December 15, 2017
    (By Rebecca Jacobs Goldman) You have likely heard of the FCC’s Emergency Alert System (EAS) Amber Alert, but what you may not know is that a new hue of EAS alert will now be implemented – the Blue Alert (code BLU). As the keeper of the Emergency Alert System at your station, do you know […]
  • 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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