Radio & Records

Nielsen stopped the presses on Radio & Records yesterday.

Some had been expecting it. Others hoping against hope. In all, 40 people lost their jobs and the radio industry lost a great and proud trade publication.

How weird it was to be having breakfast yesterday with Barry O'Brien, the former Vice President of Sales for Radio & Records. We got the news of R&R's demise separately and at the same time on our iPhones.

Nielsen bought R&R from Perry Partners a few years ago. The paper has been sold several times in its history but R&R has always been blessed with great managers, editors and&hellip