| Jul 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:15 PM
There is a new top dog in local morning radio, and he's speaking Spanish.
Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez of regional Mexican music station KLAX-FM (97.9), who'd been in seventh place as recently as April and was fourth in May, leapfrogged to the No. 1...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 3:25 AM
WBAL and 98 Rock, Hearst's AM and FM stations in Baltimore, made some changes in their lineups and schedules Monday.
In the wake of Mickey Cucchiella leaving 98 Rock as a result of his battle with depression, the station introduced a re-tooled morning...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:30 AM
Sister stations KIIS-FM (102.7) and KBIG-FM (104.3) edged into a tie for first place in radio ratings for May, just a month after KBIG had grabbed sole possession of the top spot for the first time, according to figures released Monday by Arbitron....
| May 15, 2013
| 7:14 PM
For the first time, KBIG-FM (104.3), the rock and pop purveyor nicknamed "MyFM," took sole possession of first place in the local radio ratings in April, edging ahead of sister station KIIS-FM (102.7) — the latest leg in a head-to-head battle that...
| Apr 18, 2013
Shareholders of Arbitron Inc. overwhelmingly approved the sale of the Columbia-based company to Nielsen Holdings N.V. during a special stockholders meeting Tuesday.
Nielsen, the TV ratings company, announced late last year that it would pay $1.26...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 12:29 PM
In the volatile world of radio, almost nothing lasts half a century.
But a great Chicago radio station — WVON-AM 1690 — has managed the feat: The institution marks its 50th anniversary Monday and celebrates with a concert featuring Toni...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 5:34 PM
The company that helps TV networks determine what shows get canceled or live for another season is buying the Columbia-based company that helps radio stations decide whether to change formats.
Nielsen Holdings of TV ratings fame announced Tuesday that it...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:33 PM
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......
| May 2, 2012
| 7:12 PM
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| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Pasadena radio station KPCC has hired former Times editor in chief Russ Stanton....