After Fireworks, Taylor Swift Suit Begins In Earnest.

For Taylor Swift, this month is more about the hot seat than the Hot 100. The long-brewing legal feud between the pop star and former Denver radio morning man David Mueller at last got down to business Monday, Aug. 7, as the gavel fell on the high-profile trial expected to last two weeks. Jury selection […]
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Wisconsin Broadcaster Restructures After Chapter 11 Filing.

Mississippi Valley Broadcasting, owner of five La Crosse, WI radio stations, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. According to a filing with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Eau Claire, WI, the company has assets worth between $100,000 and $500,000 and debts totaling $1.7 million held by Coulee Bank.“Given the prospect of default under the […]
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Deal Digest: M&A Market Picks Up With New Sales, Closings.

Multistate Deal – Jon Kelly files a $31,969,066 deal to take a controlling stake in SummitMedia, which owns 23 stations in Birmingham, AL; Greenville, SC; Honolulu; Louisville; Richmond, VA; and Tuscaloosa, AL. Kelly will take a 65% stake in the company that had been majority controlled by the private equity firm HighPoint Holdings since SummitMedia […]
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Carson Daly To Give Up His KAMP L.A. Radio Morning Show.

The ever-busy Carson Daly is stepping down from one of his many jobs—morning host at CBS Radio CHR “97.1 Amp Radio” KAMP-FM Los Angeles. The move, he says, has nothing to do with radio and everything to do with family. “I’ve made the decision that something has to give with all of these jobs and […]
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Music found me and led me to broadcasting.

Nicky Blumenfeld aka Nicky B, host of Kaya FM’s The World Show, was a finalist in three categories in this year’s Liberty Radio Awards: Best Music Show; Best Night Time Show and Weekend Radio Show. She delivers a “musical journey that bridges generations and genres”, which travels “across continents and timelines”. What made you go […]
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IHeartRadio Canada—Million-Download App, No Looking Back.

The iHeartRadio Canada app has just surpassed 1 million downloads less than a year after being made available. The app was launched in October 2016 and has been a consistent Top 10 app in the Apple and Google Play stores. It is the No. 1 Canadian-made music app. Also, iHeartRadio Canada is bringing its concert […]
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