First Group to 20+ Spots Per Hour

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  • The first radio group to opt for the nuclear option.
  • The competitor that outed them in their advisory board conference call.
  • How they are handling listener objections to more commercials.
  • What’s next for spot load limits?

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Spotify Blinks

Desperate Radio CEOs Buy Favorable Ratings

Audacy’s Hiring Problem

iHeart Foreign Sale Still on the Table

Westwood Done

Spotify Blinks

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  • Should the radio industry be watching the war Neil Young started against Spotify’s Joe Rogan?
  • It’s not withholding Young’s music, it’s this that could pressure Spotify.
  • Is it working – is this nascent boycott hurting Spotify?
  • Fallout for radio – follow Apple and Tidal’s anti-Spotify strategy.

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Desperate Radio CEOs Buy Favorable Ratings

Audacy’s Hiring Problem

iHeart Foreign Sale Still on the Table

Westwood Done

Cumulus Fires 9 in One Market

Desperate Radio CEOs Buy Favorable Ratings

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  • Secrets of radio CEOs to buy favorable analyst ratings.
  • What it took to get last year’s hot mess in radio revenue to earn an “A” rating – with a straight face.
  • So why are analysts now changing their tune about radio?
  • The importance of podcasting to bank analysts even if they lose money.

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Audacy’s Hiring Problem

iHeart Foreign Sale Still on the Table

Westwood Done

Cumulus Fires 9 in One Market

The Fan-to-Fan Music Revolution

Audacy’s Hiring Problem

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  • The surprising change in their desired job qualifications.
  • The number of job applicants for the hard to fill San Diego GSM position in almost two weeks – and you’ll never guess the revised salary offer.
  • Why iHeart sellers are afraid to jump ship to Audacy.
  • The updated Audacy sales.

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iHeart Foreign Sale Still on the Table

Westwood Done

Cumulus Fires 9 in One Market

The Fan-to-Fan Music Revolution

San Diego Audacy Exodus Resumes

iHeart Foreign Sale Still on the Table

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  • Their quiet end of year maneuver
  • The status of iHeart selling to a foreign entity
  • Why iHeart is sucker punching its most interested potential investor

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Westwood Done

Cumulus Fires 9 in One Market

The Fan-to-Fan Music Revolution

San Diego Audacy Exodus Resumes

Big Changes Coming to CHR

Westwood Done

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  • The dissolution of Westwood was predicted here a week ago – here’s the rest of the story. 
  • Why Cumulus owners are panicking.
  • They actually turned rescue money down to buy assets – here’s why.
  • How the dissolution will unfold ahead.
  • What about the stations division?

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Cumulus Fires 9 in One Market

The Fan-to-Fan Music Revolution

San Diego Audacy Exodus Resumes

Big Changes Coming to CHR

New Cumulus Market Manager Mandate

Cumulus Fires 9 in One Market

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  • How they wasted 9 jobs in one cluster and kept it all under the radar until now
  • The markets that are likely to be next
  • Why this spring is a potential make-it-or-break-it deadline for Cumulus.

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The Fan-to-Fan Music Revolution

San Diego Audacy Exodus Resumes

Big Changes Coming to CHR

New Cumulus Market Manager Mandate

Cumulus to Regionalize Business Managers

The Fan-to-Fan Music Revolution

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  • The age group buying the most new music.
  • Should radio be concerned about TikTok and Instagram in reaching younger demos.
  • Potential problems for the music business. 
  • The new role for music radio that works.
  • Keep an eye on “fandom”.

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San Diego Audacy Exodus Resumes

Big Changes Coming to CHR

New Cumulus Market Manager Mandate

Cumulus to Regionalize Business Managers

Podcasting is Having Radio Trouble

San Diego Audacy Exodus Resumes

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  • Latest departures added to the 28 who previously left.
  • Why even new hires won’t stay (the average time spent selling for Audacy).
  • Jeff Federman, Michael Valenzuela and yes – Karyn Cerulli.
  • On top of this, the potential loss of the Padres.
  • The industry ex-radio sellers go to find better jobs.

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Big Changes Coming to CHR

New Cumulus Market Manager Mandate

Cumulus to Regionalize Business Managers

Podcasting is Having Radio Trouble

Pay Cuts at Cumulus

Big Changes Coming to CHR

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  • Significant changes in audience composition
  • The major adjustment for CHR stations to slow audience erosion
  • The things that will guarantee a bump up in the ratings
  • Competing against streaming music playlists
  • Radio’s killer “app” against Spotify that radio is missing

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New Cumulus Market Manager Mandate

Cumulus to Regionalize Business Managers

Podcasting is Having Radio Trouble

Pay Cuts at Cumulus

Cumulus, Westwood One Cutbacks