Radio news for February 11th

Here are links to many, many radio-related stories from roughly the past month…

“Format Report Card, 2022: AC And Sports Continue Growing, While News/Talk And CHR Steadily Decline”

“More Stations For Contemporary Christian And Classic Hits, Fewer For Top 40 And News/Talk”

“Slow Erosion in AM Station Count Continues: LPFM category also shrinks a bit as translators continue to grow”

“How Are You Celebrating World Radio Day? This year’s theme is ‘Radio and Peace'”

“KDKA Receives 2023 World Radio Day Award: Pittsburgh station recognized for exemplifying the best attributes of the radio industry”

“Out-of-home AM/FM tuning up as more Canadians return to office”

“Analysis: Consumers Aren’t Replacing Radio Listening Time With Other Media”

“Audio Is Finding An Audience Among Gen Zs. But They’re Unlike Previous Generations.”

“Third Of Americans Spending More Time With Digital Audio Post-Pandemic, Survey Finds”

“Podcasting’s Growth Is A Having Spillover Effect On Radio, Industry Execs Say”

“Digital Outlook 2023: Revenue, Content, Podcasts, And User Experience”

“Four Things For Broadcasters To Watch For In Washington This Year”

“Four Trends That Will Rock Digital Audio In 2023”

“Seven Radio-Specific Takeaways From CES 2023”

“Radio Has Grown Digital Revenue 80% In The Past Three Years”

“Luminate’s Year-End Report Includes Key Takeaways For Radio”

“Study: With Additional Funding, Public Radio Stations Can Counter Decline In Local News Coverage”

“How a revamped Public Broadcasting Act would help public media fill news deserts”

“Here Are Five College Students Psyched About Radio: The College Radio Foundation puts the spotlight on new scholarship recipients”

“Starting With 18 Stations, Latino Media Network Plans To Build ‘Multiplatform Audio Company’”

“Traffic Reporting in the Age of Waze: Don’t traffic apps make radio traffic reports redundant? Nope”

“Among NABOB’s Goals For 2023: $75 Million In Advertising For Black-Owned Radio’s 75th Anniversary”

“Black history on the radio: WDAO going strong since 1964”

“The voice of Black radio in Buffalo”

“Audacy Issues Its 2022 Social Impact Report”

“Association With Local Charities Helps Brands, Study Finds”

“KPCC will rebrand as LAist, signaling comprehensive embrace of digital”

“The Common Thread Among Radio’s Best Performing Companies? Diversified Revenue Streams”

“Fernando Ventura Presents: Portugal. The Move”

“SiriusXM Plans To Evolve The Listening Experience With Streaming App Overhaul”

“SBS Gets OK to Exceed Foreign Investment Benchmark: FCC gives green light to settlement structure”

“Fox Sports Admits It Used Fake EAS Tones On Radio As Well As TV”

“FCC Expands FM Table of Allotments: New spectrum opportunities in 16 communities”

“CRTC questions Corus’ move to simulcast CHQR Calgary on FM”

“FTC Fine On Radio Advertiser Suggests Need For Ads To Go Beyond ‘Restrictions Apply’ Disclaimers”

“Broadcasters Voice Support for FM Digital Power Increase: Petition calls for first power boost in more than a decade”

“The NAB Celebrates 100 Years”

“Oregon Public Broadcasting Celebrates 100th Anniversary”

“Atlantic Canada’s radio pioneer: Fredericton’s CFNB went on the air 100 years ago”

“Live, from Portland! KBPS student-run radio station celebrates 100th anniversary”

“Vinyl fans eager for first pick at 98-year-old Newfoundland radio station’s sale”

“North Carolina bluegrass radio station celebrates 75 years”

“KLQP in far west Minnesota marks 40 years as independent radio station with a local focus”

“RFE/RL Opens New Offices in Baltic States: Facilities in Lithuania and Latvia will house services forced out of Russia in 2022”

“Kyrgyz government seeking to shut down radio station”

“RFE/RL Beams Its Way Back into Afghanistan: Shortwave, medium-wave broadcasts help Azadi return after loss of retransmission partners”

“Radio Deals Less Likely To Come Under Scrutiny As FTC Raises Merger Review Threshold”

“At The North 103.3, a year into PBS North ownership, changes cause excitement, concern”

“Hubbard Turns on an HD5 Audio Channel: Demand for leased capacity is met by an implementation of MP11”

“Betting Is More Legal Than Ever. But A New York Lawmaker Wants The Ads Off Radio.”

“Former public media employees describe the burnout and frustration that drove them away”

“Legally blind man does radio in Tallahassee”

“‘Radio Talking Book’ keeps visually impaired Minnesotans engaged”

“How did WHTG 106.3 FM take over the music world from a Jersey Shore house?”

“The Edge: An Oral History of Phoenix’s Iconic Alt-Rock Radio Station”

“Public Radio’s Winning Strategy: Music Discovery”

“TikTok And TV Syncs Are Giving More Songs A Second Act At CHR”

“Lin Brehmer Mourned By Chicago’s Music Community: ‘There Was No Difference Between The Person And The Persona’”

“Lessons Learned From Hurricane Ian: ‘At some point you just have to sit back and watch, and hope your backup plans all work'”

“Grand Rapids ‘radio titan’ dies at 73”

“To The Metaverse And Beyond: iHeartMedia Music Events Span Platforms And Formats”

“Public Funeral for Philly Radio Icon Jerry Blavat, ‘The Geator With the Heater'”

“Portable Radios Make Overseas Trip to Ukraine; Local Fundraising Continues”

“WHOT-FM Youngstown Morning Host AC McCullough Dies; McCullough Spent His Entire 52-Year Career At WHOT”

“Inside America’s Most Unusual Talk Radio Station”

“Remembering Eric ‘Bubbo Bo’ Boulanger, radio host and truckers’ companion”

“70 Years of WCHL: Revisit the Radio Station’s Many Homes”

“Bruce Avery Dies, Led WRHU for 28 Years: Colleagues and students remember a mentor and coach”

“Comedian, Playwright, Educator: Michigan Morning Man Takes Unusual Road To Radio”

“Longtime Chattanooga Radio Broadcaster, Advertising Executive Garry Mac Passes Away”

“KRKO Radio Brings Back Legendary Mascot”

“Gary Kline Dies, Was Noted Radio Engineer and Consultant”

“800 CHAB’s sweet, sweet sound heard across the globe in Finland”

“See how CFRY radio signal reaches Northern Finland”

“Former KFOR/KFRX Executive Dick Chapin Has Passed Away”