Radio news for March 18th

Here are a lot of links to various radio-related stories from over the past month…

“In Historic First, Radio Beats Television Among 18–49-Year-Olds”

“Edison’s ‘Share Of Ear’ Q4 2022: Streaming Is Now 20% Of AM/FM Radio Listening, Podcasts Have Surged, And AM/FM Radio Dominates Ad-Supported Time Spent”

“Edison: AM/FM Radio Top Ad-Supported Audio Source For All Ages In U.S.”

“U.S. Adult Listeners Spend More Than Twice As Much Time With Radio Than With Streaming Audio”

“Infinite Dial 2023: Online audio, in-car listening, podcasting growth stories (25th anniversary)”

“The Infinite Dial at 25: America is different now, and so are we”

“For World Radio Day, key facts about radio listeners and the radio industry in the U.S.”

“Format Report Card: AC, Contemporary Christian Show Largest Growth Trends”

“More Stations Are Flipping To Contemporary Christian, Spanish And Classic Rock”

“AM/FM reaching 85 per cent of key demo weekly, says Numeris”

“New Research Shows AM/FM Radio Remains ‘Car Buyers’ Most Important Medium'”

“NAB’s LeGeyt Says AM Radio in Cars Still Matters: ‘AM listeners, radio stations, policymakers and emergency managers are rightly sounding the alarm bells'”

“Car Companies Vary Wildly in Their Comments About AM: Markey criticizes eight companies that have removed AM from electric vehicles”

“P&G Is A Believer In Radio Advertising, Increasing Ad Spend By 43% In 2022”

“Yes, Your Audio Campaign Can Be Measured!”

“RAB: Radio Ads Drive Quality Visits To Home Services Websites”

“Five Challenges for Small- and Medium-Market Radio: John Zimmer says that for indy owners, super-serving local communities remains the key”

“SBS Sells TV Division For $64 Million”

“FCC Sifts Through Comments on Request to Boost FM Digital Power”

“Citing Advertising Erosion, NPR To Cut 10% Of Workforce”

“NPR Looks To Reach New Segments Of The Ad Market With Spotify Alliance”

“NPR podcasts are now part of Spotify’s SPAN marketplace, keeping the distinctive NPR promo sound”

“Send me a love song: How L.A. became hopelessly devoted to radio dedication shows”

“SiriusXM To Lay-Off 475 In Move Said To Be Focused On Boosting Profitability”

“SiriusXM Pulls Plug on Traffic and Weather”

“Meet Angela Davis, former TV journalist now Minnesota Public Radio host”

“Audacy To Sign-Off Pair Of Las Vegas AMs”

“Audacy Sells Six FM Tower Properties Including KROQ”

“Audacy Plans To Sell More Non-Core Assets After Closing $17M Tower Sale”

“Texas woman becomes longest-serving female radio presenter in the world: Mary McCoy, 85, lived briefly in a tent as a child before breaking into radio in 1951 and eventually sharing a stage with Elvis Presley”

“StatsRadio announces regular audience data releases”

“‘It was a lightning bolt’: Maine’s WBLM celebrates 50 years of classic rock”

“No Radio Consensus on Changes to Local Ownership Rules: iHeartMedia asks FCC to retain FM ownership subcap”

“How KPBS expanded its reach to San Diego’s Latino communities”

“A Farmer, Three Towers And AM’s Ongoing Challenge Combine Into Idaho Station’s Demise”

“TuneIn Offers Clickable World Map That Accesses Radio Stations”

“‘Zach Sang Show’ Gets International Distribution Deal With Premiere”

“CBC Affirms Commitment to Radio/TV Broadcasting, for Now: Head of Canadian public broadcaster said ‘We are looking at a two-decade horizon'”

“University of Northwestern-St. Paul Adds 29 Signals With $1.25 Million Deal”

“CBS News Radio Marks 85th Anniversary of ‘World News Roundup’”

“FMR/Eastlan Ratings Launch Local Radio Analysis In Nine Markets”

“Jocko Maxwell, the forgotten sports broadcasting great”

“Could AI replace the radio news writer?”

“Lewis Largent, Influential MTV ‘120 Minutes’ VJ and KROQ DJ, Dies at 58”

“Salem Warns of Dire Consequences If Congress Messes With Daylight Saving Time: Atsinger and Santrella say it could be a ‘death blow’ to many AM operators”

“Who Deserves Lowest Unit Rates? Florida Broadcasters Ask FCC To Clarify The Rules”

“Polito Vega, the ‘King’ of Spanish-Language Radio, Dies at 84: The NYC radio legend was a pivotal player in the rise of Latin music in the U.S.”

“The Changing Face of Tabletop Radios: Today’s specialty models combine OTA reception with online connectivity and other features”

“The Incredible Story Of The Blind Man Whose Voice You Hear On WRIF”

“What’s Driving CHR’s ‘2-Fer’ Strategy With Current Core Artists?”

“Cape Cod deejay builds reputation for true-life stories in Ukraine”

“98.9 XFM celebrating 80 years on-air”

“‘Tuto’ Giménez Was a Broadcast Leader in Puerto Rico: The late AM radio advocate saw value in community service”

“WV community comes together hoping to save local radio station”

“Toronto’s VIBE 105 commemorates 50th anniversary of Hip Hop”

“Longtime DFW Radio Host Hal Jay Shares the Story of His Life-Saving Heart Transplant”

“Broadcasting from a beach in Olympia: Days may be numbered for radio station’s unique location”

“New Museum Display Features KWBE History”

“Howard Simon stepping away from radio show at WGR 550 after nearly two decades”

“Back on the air: Students revive WNPV radio station”

“Veteran Reno Broadcaster Dan Fritz Dies”

“TikTok Has Programmers Thinking About Playing Sped-Up Versions Of Songs”

“Dave Morgasen’s passion for radio led to WOUB and eventually a career writing comedy in Hollywood”

“Jeff Goode Dies, Was Longtime Radio Engineer: ‘If ever there was an individual who transmitted the Butterfly Effect to the world of radio without knowing it, it was Jeff Goode'”

“Rider student radio station named best in the country”

“Longtime KOPN volunteer hopes to fill in blanks on radio station’s history with new book”

“Where are sports and money news? WTOP moves radio benchmarks to new times”

“Longtime Pittsburgh Radio Personality Dies”

“Preserving the legacy of America’s first Black radio station”

“First-ever African-American-owned radio station could return to Atlanta”

“Local college radio streaming to survive in the digital age”

“93-year-old radio station VOAR moving to bigger facility”

“In Memoriam | Edward Bear: 1938-2023”

“‘Classic Hits’ and ‘Classic Rock'”

“Is Nashville the Most Classic Market In America?”

“Long-time Toledo radio host Gary Shores passes away”

“Student-run radio station turns pro during Super Bowl week”

“The Ins and Outs of a Week Spent on Super Bowl Radio Row”