Preview the Deep Personnel Cuts for 2019

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  • The radio group most likely to lead 2019 personnel cuts.
  • Another group most that could seriously reduce its employee costs by a whopping 50%.
  • The one job you don’t want to have in radio because it’s going to get hit the hardest.
  • Which of these groups will not survive an economic downturn: Townsquare, Cumulus, Alpha Media, Entercom or iHeart?  Don’t be so sure you know.  One of them is a shocker.
  • Plans to cut up to $60 million in cost synergies from this radio company that may surprise.

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The Cumulus Digital Contradiction
Auditioning for Mary Berner's Job
The Cumulus WGN Rumors
iHeart's Bankruptcy Ball
Half of Radio’s Workforce To Be Laid Off
Liberty Media’s Brilliant iHeart Strategy

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The Cumulus Digital Contradiction

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  • How Cumulus is slashing digital even as it is publicly touting it as the key to its turnaround. 
  • We’ve got a list of digital VPs and employees who are leaving – and a big name that hasn’t announced it publicly yet. 
  • How one critical Cumulus market stands to lose $2 million when its Digital VP exits stage left December 31st. 
  • The role of Dave Milner in eradicating digital simultaneously as his boss talks it up.

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Auditioning for Mary Berner's Job
The Cumulus WGN Rumors
iHeart's Bankruptcy Ball
Half of Radio’s Workforce To Be Laid Off
Liberty Media’s Brilliant iHeart Strategy  

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Auditioning for Mary Berner’s Job

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  • The name of a radio exec everybody knows who reportedly has been secretly pitching the Cumulus CEO gig for years – still. 
  • And the over/under that the Cumulus board will hire him.
  • Plus Berner’s new thinking about spot ad revenue that is scaring account execs.
  • And why Cumulus can no longer either buy or sell stations without wrecking the company.

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The Cumulus WGN Rumors
iHeart's Bankruptcy Ball
Half of Radio’s Workforce To Be Laid Off
Liberty Media’s Brilliant iHeart Strategy  
The Fraudulent iHeart Bankruptcy
Berner: Everything Is For Sales

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The Cumulus WGN Rumors

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  • She’s kidding, right? But Mary Berner is not denying the rumor Cumulus is interested in WGN. 
  • What’s really going on with the Cumulus WGN rumors. 
  • What’s just changed at Cumulus that is making the group look like a station builder.
  • What Bob Pittman has to do with the purchase of WGN.
  • Why Chicago and why a station with predominantly older listeners.

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iHeart's Bankruptcy Ball
Half of Radio’s Workforce To Be Laid Off
Liberty Media’s Brilliant iHeart Strategy
The Fraudulent iHeart Bankruptcy
Berner: Everything Is For Sales
Cumulus Blows Up Detroit

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iHeart’s Bankruptcy Ball

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  • The employee housecleaning that follows the end of bankruptcy and how it will likely unfold despite the circus atmosphere surrounding this process.
  • Tuesday’s bankruptcy court confirmation of iHeart’s bankruptcy plan has been postponed at the request of iHeart – what does that mean?
  • Why iHeart’s Pittman can’t just have a serious bankruptcy instead turning it into a promotional event.
  • Is the bankruptcy outcome assured or not in light of recent developments?
  • The one thing that is certain is what iHeart will look like – stations, markets, personnel once bankruptcy is concluded. Take a peek.

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Half of Radio’s Workforce To Be Laid Off
Liberty Media’s Brilliant iHeart Strategy
The Fraudulent iHeart Bankruptcy 
Berner: Everything Is For Sales
Cumulus Blows Up Detroit
The Death of Live & Local

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