Clear Channel Radio

  1. WMGE/Miami Has A New PD

    July 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rogelio Alfonso has been named PD of Clear Channel Radio's Latin rhythm WMGE (Mega)/Miami. He replaces Frank Walsh, who exited the station in April. Alfonso previously programmed SBS's pop WRMA (Romance)/Miami and served as MD for the co ...

  2. Clear Channel Boosts Mobile Offering

    May 21, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Radio is making available a series of mobile phone applications designed to give its local radio stations more options to interact with listeners. The mobile phone initiative will allow users to send text messages into local studios, ...

  3. Google, Clear Channel Strike Radio Ad Deal

    April 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Google is getting the traction its needed to make serious in-roads at terrestrial radio with its Audio Ads insertion system by announcing a long-term deal to place ads on more than 675 Clear Channel Radio stations. "Clear Channel is the marke ...

  4. Clear Channel To Feed BigChampagne

    April 11, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Radio will begin providing traffic data from its Online Music & Radio unit to digital media tracking firm BigChampagne. BigChampagne will collect data from Clear Channel's streaming, download and broadcast Internet programmi ...

  5. Pedowitz Elected To BMI Board

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Mark Pedowitz, president of Touchstone Television and executive VP of ABC Entertainment Television Group, has been elected to the BMI board of directors. The announcement by chairman Cecil Walker came today (Nov. 17) in New York following the orga ...

  6. Pedowitz Elected To BMI Board

    November 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST John "Jack" Sander elected as vice chairman. Mark Pedowitz, president of Touchstone Television and executive VP of ABC Entertainment Television Group, has been elected to the BMI board of directors. The announcement by chairman Cecil Wal ...

  7. Music Nation, Epic, Clear Channel To Launch Competition

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Winners receive record deal with Epic. Recently launched Music Nation, a self-described artist development company, has partnered with Clear Channel Radio and Epic Records to launch an online video competition with a global record deal as the main ...

  8. Clear Channel Goes Hi-def

    October 02, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Live performances offered in HD. Clear Channel Radio's online unit has begun offering its “Stripped” live performance series in high definition (HD). The first act to be recorded in HD is Island Def Jam's the Killers. The band’s private ...

  9. Clear Channel Presses Button On Video Six Pack

    August 29, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Radio's Online unit today (Aug. 29) is launching a new artist-hosted on-demand video feature called Video Six Pack. Clear Channel Radio's Online unit today (Aug. 29) is launching a new artist-hosted on-demand video feature ...

  10. Musicrypt, Billboard Radio Monitor Launch 'eNote'

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Product combines digital delivery of songs with an ad. Digital music distributor Musicrypt and Billboard Radio Monitor have unveiled a new electronic music promotional tool dubbed "eNote." The new product combines secure digital delivery ...

  11. Musicrypt, Billboard Radio Monitor Launch 'eNote'

    June 14, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Product combines digital song delivery with ads.." Digital music distributor Musicrypt and Billboard Radio Monitor have unveiled a new electronic music promotional tool dubbed "eNote." The new product combines secure digital deliver ...

  12. Clear Channel Charitable Donations Top $1 Billion

    June 09, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Much was in the form of donated airtime. Clear Channel says its total philanthropic contributions for 2005 exceeded $1 billion, the greatest total in the company's history. Much of that contribution was in the form of donated airtime, but a s ...

  13. Clear Channel Bolsters HD Offering

    April 25, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Radio giant adds 20 new markets, bringing total to 48. Clear Channel Radio continues to expand its commitment to HD digital multicasts by adding 20 new markets, bringing its market total to 48 and number of stations to 196. A founding member of th ...

  14. Clear Channel, Google Join Web Forces

    April 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT New media, old media meet on the web. Two media giants are teaming up to capture bigger shares of the online space. As expected, Clear Channel Radio’s online unit will exclusively use the search engine Google to provide search and advertising serv ...

  15. Clear Channel Launches La Preciosa Network

    January 17, 2006 12:00 AM EST Continues radio giant's Spanish expansion. As part of Clear Channel Radio's continued expansion in the Spanish language realm, the network has launched La Preciosa Network, which programs hits from the 70s, 80s and 90s. The La Preciosa ( ...

  16. BMI Holds Board Election

    November 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ginny Hubbard Morris New Board Member The BMI annual shareholders' meeting was held in New York City yesterday (Nov. 3). Virginia (Ginny) Hubbard Morris, president of St. Paul, Minn.-based Hubbard Broadcasting, was elected to a four-year term ...

  17. Clear Channel Dismisses Two After Payola Investigation

    October 18, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel has announced the results of an internal investigation into allegations raised by a legal settlement between New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer and Sony BMG Music Entertainmen WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Clear Channel has announce ...

  18. Clear Channel Dismisses Two After Payola Investigation

    October 12, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Evidence of wrongdoing was found. Clear Channel has announced the results of an internal investigation into allegations raised within a legal settlement between New York State attorney general Eliot Spitzer and Sony BMG. The settlement alleged tha ...

  19. Clear Channel Forms New Content R&D Team

    September 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Radio has formed a new content research and development team to leverage the company's resources for new alternate delivery systems. The team is headed by executive VP of content develop Clear Channel Radio has formed a new cont ...

  20. FCC Chairman Calls For Federal Payola Investigation

    August 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Under pressure to act upon payola allegations uncovered in the wake of Sony BMG Music Entertainment's settlement with New York state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, Federal Communications Commission c NEW YORK -- Under pressure to act upon pa ...

  21. FCC Chairman Calls For Federal Payola Investigation

    August 10, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Evidence of violations will bring 'swift action.' Under pressure to act upon payola allegations uncovered in the wake of Sony BMG Music Entertainment’s settlement with New York state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, Federal Communications ...

  22. FCC Chairman Calls For Federal Payola Investigation

    August 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Evidence of violations will bring 'swift action.' Under pressure to act upon payola allegations uncovered in the wake of Sony BMG Music Entertainment’s settlement with New York state Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, Federal Communications ...

  23. Clear Channel Calls For New Radio Ratings System

    June 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Claiming radio's influence and reach have been "under-reported and diluted" by Arbitron's diary-based ratings system, Clear Channel Radio has put out a clarion call for a new ratings alternative in th Claiming radio's infl ...

  24. Clear Channel Offering A 'Sneak Peek'

    June 09, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Backstreet Boys to kick off preview service. Clear Channel Radio has launched a program that allows listeners to sample music from upcoming album releases before the street date, by streaming the tracks via participating radio station Web sites. T ...

  25. Clear Channel To Offer Morning Show Podcasts

    June 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Phone pranks from N.Y. radio station will test concept. Clear Channel Radio is repurposing content from station morning shows and making it available via podcasting. Radio’s largest station owner plans to test the concept Monday (June 6) at mainst ...

  26. N.Y. Subpoenas Sony BMG Execs In Radio Probe

    May 24, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO Don Ienner and at least a dozen other Sony BMG executives received subpoenas in recent weeks in New York's ongoing probe into radio promotion activities, sour NEW YORK -- Sony Music Label Group U.S. p ...

  27. N.Y. Subpoenas Sony BMG Execs In Radio Probe

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO Don Ienner and at least a dozen other Sony BMG executives received subpoenas in recent weeks in New York's ongoing probe into radio promotion activities, sour Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO ...

  28. N.Y. Subpoenas Sony BMG Execs In Radio Probe

    May 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sources confirm Ienner among those to be questioned. Sony Music Label Group U.S. president/CEO Don Ienner and at least a dozen other Sony BMG executives received subpoenas in recent weeks in New York’s ongoing probe into radio promotion activities ...

  29. Perry Appointed To Musicrypt Board

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British music industry veteran Rupert Perry has joined the advisory board of Canadian media distributor Musicrypt. During a distinguished career with EMI which spanned three decades, Perry held the po British music industry veteran Rupert Perry ha ...

  30. Perry Appointed To Musicrypt Board

    May 16, 2005 12:00 AM EDT British music industry veteran Rupert Perry has joined the advisory board of Canadian media distributor Musicrypt. During a distinguished career with EMI which spanned three decades, Perry held the po British music industry veteran Rupert Perry ha ...

  31. Clear Channel Backs Musicrypt's Delivery System

    March 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Radio in the United States is endorsing Musicrypt's Digital Media Distribution System. TORONTO -- Clear Channel Radio in the United States is endorsing Musicrypt's Digital Media Distribution System. DMDS is a Web-based syst ...

  32. Clear Channel Backs Musicrypt Delivery System

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Radio in the United States is endorsing Musicrypt's Digital Media Distribution System. DMDS is a Web-based system that delivers music simultaneously to all intended destinations, allowin Clear Channel Radio in the United States ...

  33. Clear Channel Backs Musicrypt's Delivery System

    March 03, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Radio in the United States is endorsing Musicrypt's Digital Media Distribution System. DMDS is a Web-based system that delivers music simultaneously to all intended destinations, allowin Clear Channel Radio in the United States ...

  34. Spitzer Subpoenas Radio Broadcasters

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST Clear Channel Radio confirmed Feb. 18 that it received a subpoena from the office of New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer in connection with the ongoing investigation into allegations of payo NEW YORK -- Clear Channel Radio confirmed Feb. ...

  35. CC Gospel PD Linked To Payola Scandal

    February 18, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sandra Robinson fired after six years. The PD of gospel radio WGRB-AM was fired yesterday (Feb. 17) for her alleged involvement in a payola scandal. PD and afternoon host Sandra Robinson was canned after six years at the Clear Channel Radio statio ...

  36. Musicrypt Enters U.S. With Radio Monitor Pact

    December 08, 2004 12:00 AM EST <A HREF="http://www.billboardradiomonitor.com/radiomonitor/index.jsp" TARGET="new">Billboard Radio Monitor</A> and Musicrypt have entered into an exclusive agreement to promote and market Musicrypt's Billboard ...

  37. Clear Channel Snags AOL's Harrison

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. ...

  38. Clear Channel Snags AOL's Harrison

    November 16, 2004 12:00 AM EST AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. AOL Music GM Evan Harrison is bolting America Online to oversee Clear Channel Communications' Internet radio division. ...

  39. UMG, Promo Only To Debut Digital-Delivery System

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based company Promo Only will unveil a new, proprietary system for digitally delivering singles to radio this week at the National Assn. of Broadcasters Radio Sh Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based c ...

  40. UMG, Promo Only To Debut Digital-Delivery System

    October 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based company Promo Only will unveil a new, proprietary system for digitally delivering singles to radio this week at the National Assn. of Broadcasters Radio Sh Universal Music Group and Orlando-Fla.-based c ...

  41. Tuned In: Radio

    September 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Radio plans to convert up to 25 of its stations to Spanish language programming. Read Marc Schiffman's column. Clear Channel Radio plans to convert up to 25 of its stations to Spanish language programming. Read Marc Schiffman� ...

  42. Tuned In: Radio

    September 20, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Clear Channel Radio plans to convert up to 25 of its stations to Spanish language programming. Read Marc Schiffman's column. Clear Channel Radio plans to convert up to 25 of its stations to Spanish language programming. Read Marc Schiffman� ...

  43. Clear Channel Radio Leaning Latin

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a response to the rapid growth of the U.S. Hispanic population and the limited radio choices within that market, Clear Channel Radio has announced an aggressive initiative to flip 20-25 stations to In a response to the rapid growth of the U.S. ...

  44. Clear Channel Radio Leaning Latin

    September 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a response to the rapid growth of the U.S. Hispanic population and the limited radio choices within that market, Clear Channel Radio has announced an aggressive initiative to flip 20-25 stations to In a response to the rapid growth of the U.S. ...

  45. Clear Channel To Roll Out Digital Radio

    July 22, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Radio behemoth Clear Channel Communications is going digital. The San Antonio company plans to covert at least 1,000 of its 1,240 radio stations to so-called HD, or high-definition, digital signals. Radio behemoth Clear Channel Communications is g ...

  46. Clear Channel Cutting Commercial Minutes

    July 19, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Change effective in new year. The nation's largest radio station chain announced Monday that it will reduce the number of air minutes devoted to commercials. In a statement, San Antonio-based Clear Channel Communications said it intends the m ...

  47. Clear Channel Sued For Contract Breach Regarding Howard Stern Show

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Infinity Broadcasting East and the talent agency representing Howard Stern and his radio show have filed a lawsuit seeking more than $10 million from Clear Channel Communications Inc. WASHINGTON -- Infinity Broadcasting East and the talent agency ...

  48. Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 Trillion In 2008

    July 05, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The global entertainment and media industries generated revenues of $1.23 trillion in 2003, and that figure is expected to grow to $1.67 trillion by 2008, according to a new study issued by PriceWater Study: Global Entertainment Biz To Hit $1.67 T ...

  49. Clear Channel Sued for Dropping Stern Show

    June 30, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Action seeks $10M for alleged contract violation. Two companies affiliated with the raunchy Howard Stern show today (June 30) filed a lawsuit seeking more than $10 million against Clear Channel Communications Inc. (CCC), accusing the nation's ...

  50. Gospel Artist Duawne Sterling Signs With The Wright Group

    May 17, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Other spotlights: Vivendi Universal Names Dufour deputy chief financial officer, NARAS names Moore regional director of the West, Koch ups Franck VP of marketing, Blender appoints Simon associate pub - Vivendi Universal names Sandrine Dufour deput ...

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