The future of content creation and the role of advertising were up for discussion at “Start-Ups: Powering the Media Metamorphosis,” a panel held Monday, April 8 at the 2013 NAB Show, which featured five young entrepreneurs who have launched companies on the leading edge of media technology.
National Association of Broadcasters CEO Gordon Smith issued a deceptively simple challenge to his organization's members: Continue to innovate and find new ways to provide content to listeners on different platforms. Smith presented his annual State of the Industry address Monday morning at the 2013 NAB Show in Las Vegas.
Billboard has confirmed that CBS Radio is rolling out several new programs under the umbrella name “Amplify” designed to more closely align their entire platform of stations with the music industry. Artists to be spotlighted under the new program include Justin Timberlake, Blake Shelton and Avicii.
The largest radio companies are picking up the pace in maximizing the benefits of their national audience reach by creating more exclusive artist programming thanks to increasingly closer relationships with labels.