In anticipation of parent Viacom's split into two separate companies, CBS Corp. has unveiled plans to rebrand its radio division as CBS Radio. Included are the company's 179 radio stations. CBS Radio will feature as part of its slogan "Broadcast ... HD ... Streaming ... On-Demand."
Heads are beginning to roll following New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer's investigation of payola practices between Sony BMG and radio stations. Archway Broadcasting, on July 26, fired Blake Larson, APD/MD of its top 40 WRHT (Hot 96) Greenville, N.C.