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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • A health message listeners can relate to

    A health message listeners can relate to
    The doctors had been after Loretta Ragland for years to keep her diabetes in check. Eat right. Exercise. Lose weight. She'd heard it all time and again. And ignored it all -- until she heard about Rosalyn. Roz put off dealing with her diabetes so long,...
  • At 84, Art Laboe's an oldie but still a goodie

    At 84, Art Laboe's an oldie but still a goodie
    The disc jockey smiles when he hears Juanita Santos' raspy voice. "Art," she says from her small town near Fresno, "I want you to tell my husband, Juanito, 'You're my Chicano king. I'm your booty- licious. I can't live without you. I'll never let you go....
  • Radio host Ricardo Sanchez -- 'El Mandril' -- jumps to 93.9 KXOS

    Radio host Ricardo Sanchez -- 'El Mandril' -- jumps to 93.9 KXOS
    Ricardo Sanchez, the No. 1 morning radio personality in Los Angeles until he was abruptly sidelined last fall, has switched stations. Sanchez -- who goes by the nickname "El Mandril" -- announced this week in a Facebook post that he has joined a new...
  • KOST-FM holds radio ratings top spot with Christmas music

    Winter did wonders again for KOST-FM (103.5) as listeners' appetite for holiday-themed music bouyed the station to the top of the local radio ratings for the second straight month.  Numbers released Tuesday by Arbitron showed that playlists with...
  • KOST is holly, jolly and No. 1 in L.A. area radio ratings

    Songs about roasting chestnuts, winter wonderlands and a runaway snowman once again helped propel KOST-FM (103.5) to the top of the local radio ratings. Figures released Monday by Arbitron showed that the adult contemporary music station's annual switch...
  • TV-Ad Tracker iSpot.tv Raises $5 Mil in Funding

    Startup iSpot.tv, which tracks TV ad impressions across 80 national broadcast and cable networks in the U.S. in real time, has raised $5 million in financing led by Madrona Venture Group, with participation by TL Ventures. The 15-employee firm has signed...
  • Marc Steiner's firing: a year later

    Marc Steiner's firing: a year later
    A year has passed since the very public, and messy, divorce of Marc Steiner from the Baltimore public radio station that he had long represented. Although some predicted WYPR would suffer from Steiner's dismissal last Feb. 1, the station is just as strong...
  • Don Cheto, todo un personaje

    Don Cheto, todo un personaje
    El locutor de la estación radial La Que Buena 105.5 FM Aniceto, conocido como "Don Cheto", ocupó el mes pasado el primer puesto en audiencia en el área de Los Ángeles superando a sus inmediatos competidores en el horario de la mañana: Eddie Sotelo "El...
  • Piolin regresa al primer lugar de audiencia

    Piolin regresa al primer lugar de audiencia
    El Show del Piolín por la Mañana transmitido por La Nueva (101.9) de Univisión Radio regresó al primer lugar de audiencia con un 6.5 por ciento en los ratings, según el reporte de primavera dado a conocer ayer por la compaña de medición Arbitron. Read...