Herman To Combine Market Managers & DOS

INSIDE …

  • How Scott Herman will decide who goes and who stays – and how fast.
  • In one week on the job, the one thing ex-programmer Herman has done that even Lew Dickey and Bob Pittman dare not to do. Details.
  • Herman’s secret for getting some pretty successful market managers to leave early – and it’s not money.
  • The two sources for more cutbacks that are in Herman’s sights – they’re next.
  • The total number of additional jobs – above the 300 or so fired and/or eliminated so far – that will be eliminated by year’s end (5 months from now).

Read the full article now.

Free samples of our work here.

Report Newstips confidentially in our Witness Protection Program here.

Talk to Jerry privately here.

See a complete list of my previous stories here

Read More  FREE SAMPLES

Preview Scott Herman’s Next CBS Layoffs

INSIDE …

Read the full article now.

  • 17 things Scott Herman is doing, plans to do or shed light on what he has done thanks to news sources at or close to CBS Radio who are now in my Witness Protection Program.
  • The big name corporate exec who is said to be a goner by the end of this week or early next.
  • Herman’s 3-part strategy for giving his boss the maximum operating savings.
  • Something big is up in LA next week, a market that did not get hit anywhere near as hard as New York – how Herman plans to make up for it. Details.
  • Fringe time talent is being replaced by voice tracking and jockless programming but that’s nothing compared to what news guy Herman thinks he can do without on FM music stations.
  • Herman favorites get a pass and live to work another day – here’s who they are.
  • What Herman plans to do with the iconic CBS all-news stations that he built his career on.

Free samples of our work here.

Report Newstips confidentially in our Witness Protection Program here.

Talk to Jerry privately here.

See a complete list of my previous stories here

Read More  FREE SAMPLES

Nielsen Basically Admits To Fraudulent PPM Ratings

INSIDE …

Read the full article now.

  1. Is use of the Voltair box still legal to use or are stations flirting with danger if they keep it turned on.
  2. Why didn’t Nielsen just ban Voltair right now – the “better” idea Nielsen has.
  3. Warning to Nielsen clients: They are preparing a way to sue you into submission. It’s tricky, be careful.
  4. How Nielsen gets around the 90% loss of radio audience that researcher Richard Harker revealed in a study of Sean Hannity’s radio show.
  5. How the Voltair issue will ultimately be “resolved” – details here.
  6. What Nielsen wants stations to do for another year until they build their own Voltair box.

Free samples of our work here.

Report Newstips confidentially in our Witness Protection Program here.

Talk to Jerry privately here.

See a complete list of my previous stories here

Read More  FREE SAMPLES

Scott “Hogan” Promoted – His CBS Layoff Strategy Revealed

INSIDE …

  • How Scott Herman’s promotion to COO changes everything about the future course of CBS layoffs.
  • The people who are safer from future layoffs under Herman.
  • How Herman is the CBS version of John Hogan with one exception.
  • How much influence Herman is likely to have over who gets laid off from now on.
  • If I told you neither Herman nor his boss Andre Fernandez (or even Les Moonves) will have as much influence on future layoffs as these people – would you believe it? Details.
  • Herman and CBS Market Managers – how trouble is brewing.
  • Corporate types who are toast now that Herman is in charge.
  • The likely final count for layoffs by the end of this year – on top of the almost 300 who were fired last week.

Read the full article now.

Free samples of our work here.

Report Newstips confidentially in our Witness Protection Program here.

Talk to Jerry privately here.

Visit our website for more – InsideMusicMedia.com

Read More  FREE SAMPLES

Mass Cumulus Firings Coming – Westwood Goes First

INSIDE …

  • What was so urgent to make Lew Dickey pull the trigger on these massive Westwood One layoffs now wiping out two entire operations centers and depleting another.
  • How the coming Cumulus station layoffs will look – the Westwood massacre pretty much gives their layoff strategy away.
  • The correct Westwood One career death toll on this round of layoffs and if more firings are planned any time soon.
  • The one Westwood format that was spared from cutbacks. The reason.
  • Which Westwood format is switching to “imaging” with no jocks, not even voice tracking. How these affiliates will soon be getting warmed over programming and don’t know it.
  • The half-assed way Cumulus intends to replace the 70 on-air people.
  • CBS employees please note: The sneaky trick Cumulus pulled on Westwood employees after they fired them Friday. Heads up to Cumulus and CBS station people, the same thing is going to happen to them next.
  • What the huge CBS layoffs have to do with the ones beginning now at Cumulus.

Read the full article now.

Free samples of our work here.

Report Newstips confidentially in our Witness Protection Program here.

Talk to Jerry privately here.

Visit our website for more – InsideMusicMedia.com

Read More  FREE SAMPLES

Serious Salary Cuts Ahead At CBS Radio

INSIDE …

  • The accurate estimate of total CBS layoffs last week and the numbers they are ultimately looking to fire now.
  • The salary cuts and other schemes CBS Radio has up its sleeve for cutting operating expenses quickly. Examples.
  • What’s the expected life cycle of all the anticipated CBS Radio layoffs ahead.
  • Tricks to screw employees and cut costs – retirement with a twist. Heads up if you are a CBS employee.
  • The rude awakening that will happen to, of all people, 100% commissioned salespeople who really don’t cost CBS Radio any money. Details.
  • Salary givebacks – how they will work.
  • Alert for on-air CBS Radio personalities. Things will change – here’s how.
  • Market managers who are helping decide on who gets laid off and who stays should be nervous – here’s why.

Read the full article now.

Free samples of our work here.

Report Newstips confidentially in our Witness Protection Program here.

Talk to Jerry privately here.

Visit our website for more – InsideMusicMedia.com

Read More  FREE SAMPLES

CBS Layoffs – The Other Shoe Ready To Drop

INSIDE …

  • Who will make the final decision on which employees get fired in the week ahead – local management or corporate.      
  • Then round two of layoffs is coming soon – no let up. But how soon is soon?
  • The two villains that are shaping up in the minds of disappointed CBS employees – the two people they trust least to keep them employed. Name names.
  • What’s going to happen to sellers and programming people who do get to keep their jobs. Details.
  • The dirty little secret that CBS management does not want anyone to know about the true state of their stations.
  • Another heads up. No employee is off limits from this round and the next round of layoffs – examples of how low CBS is prepared to go.
  • What’s ahead for the holiday layoffs if CBS plans two or more rounds of cutbacks before then.

Read the full article now.

Free samples of our work here.

Report Newstips confidentially in our Witness Protection Program here.

Talk to Jerry privately here.

Visit our website for more – InsideMusicMedia.com

Read More  FREE SAMPLES