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  • KPCC hires former Times Editor Russ Stanton

     
    Pasadena radio station KPCC has hired former Times editor in chief Russ Stanton....
  • Brandmeier mired in the radio ratings

     
    Media blogger Robert Feder at TimeOut Chicago looks at the numbers: One year ago this week, Jonathon Brandmeier joined news/talk WGN-AM (720), inheriting the morning mantle of the late Radio Hall of Famers Wally Phillips and Bob Collins... On the......
  • Open Lane?

     
    RFR*: (WGN- AM 720 traffic reporter Leslie) Keiling is expected to take on a more prominent role as a contributor to (host Garry) Meier's afternoon show. It's not yet clear whether Keiling -- known as "Lane Closure" when she was......
  • `Values' pitch a potent elixir

    Betty Kinder sees the world turned upside down--fear at home, morals in a downward spiral, and things she never imagined suddenly turn up in the privacy of the voting booth. "Whoever thought we'd be voting about letting two men and two women get married?...
  • Univision fires radio station executive over inflated ratings

    Spanish-language media giant Univision Communications has fired a programming executive at its KSCA-FM (101.9) in Los Angeles for scheming to artificially inflate the radio station's ratings. The high-ranking executive, who was not named by the company,...
  • Nielsen plans to close former Arbitron call center in Columbia

    Nielsen plans to close former Arbitron call center in Columbia
    Media ratings firm Nielsen Holdings will shutter its Columbia call center at the end of August, one of three the company will close as it absorbs Arbitron Inc. A Nielsen spokesman declined to say how many people in Maryland will be affected by the call...
  • Cuts at former Arbitron center affect 325

    Cuts at former Arbitron center affect 325
    More than 300 people will lose jobs in Columbia with the shutdown of the Nielsen Audio call center, part of the consolidation of media ratings company Nielsen Holdings and former competitor Arbitron Inc., according to a notice filed with the state. The...
  • KIIS, KBIG and KAMP repeat 1-2-3 Arbitron ranks

    KIIS, KBIG and KAMP repeat 1-2-3 Arbitron ranks
    The latest Arbitron radio ratings for the Los Angeles-Orange County market brought no change at the top from the previous month, with music stations KIIS-FM (102.7), KBIG-FM (104.3) and KAMP-FM (97.1) again finishing 1-2-3, respectively. Although...
  • Mystery surrounds hiatus of top-rated morning radio show

    Mystery surrounds hiatus of top-rated morning radio show
    Until a month ago, Ricardo Sanchez was flying high as Los Angeles' top-rated local morning radio host. Then the Spanish-language radio personality known as "El Mandril" disappeared from his slot on KLAX-FM (97.9), the Los Angeles station owned by...
  • Nielsen: Radio reaches 90% of Americans each week

    Nielsen: Radio reaches 90% of Americans each week
    Amid a rapidly evolving media landscape, radio remains a constant in Americans' daily lives, according to a new report from Nielsen. Ninety percent of Americans listen to AM or FM radio each week, with the average listener tuning in for more than two...
  • Ratings jump at classical music station KUSC-FM

    Ratings jump at classical music station KUSC-FM
    There was good news for classical music station KUSC-FM (91.5) in the local monthly radio ratings from Arbitron: It jumped from 29th place in May to 23rd in June, with the number of people who tune in at least five minutes a week climbing from 554,000...