Car Talk Host Tom Magliozzi Passes at 77

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Tom Magliozzi, who, along with his younger brother Ray hosted the popular NPR radio show Car Talk, died on Monday at 77 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Tom and Ray became famous as “Click and Clack, the Tappet Brothers” in a  radio career that lasted 35 years. The brothers, both more »

Benztown Names Top 50 Voiceover Artists

Benztown has released its first-ever 50 Voice Power Index, ranking the top voiceover artists in the U.S.  Benztown used SparkNet Research to compile and analyze data for the list, including the number of affiliates, station size and market,  from more than 100 radio groups that provided information for the list. more »

Sun Broadcast Group Puttin on the Fitz

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Sun Broadcast Group has entered into a multi-year syndication and sales partnership with Entercom morning man and nationally syndicated personality, Fitz. The deal will encompass all Fitz branded on-air offerings including the “Powered by Country” weekend countdown, which will be renamed “The Hit List” when it moves from United Stations more »

Radio Express Delivers Akon’s Stadium Live Radio

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Radio Express has signed an agreement with R&B and hip-hop recording artist Akon to distribute his new syndicated radio show, Stadium Live Radio. The one-hour weekly program features the biggest charting and downloaded songs from all over the world with exclusive remixes. It also features interviews of artists, producers, and more »

Westwood One Drops NBC News

Just after signing an agreement with CNN, Cumulus-owned Westwood One announced it would no longer be distributing ABC Radio News as of the end of this year. On Wednesday Westwood One sent out a letter to affiliates notifying them that is also dropping NBC News. The letter sent to affiliates more »

Andrea Tantaros vs. TRN Suit Dropped

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The lawsuit suit brought by Fox News Channel personality Andrea Tantaros against Talk Radio Network (TRN) has been dismissed with prejudice by a US district court in New Jersey, after the two sides settled the matter.  Tantaros had claimed that Talk Radio Network had breached its contract with her and more »