With Nielsen PPM data showing the enormous men 25-54 AQH audience shares delivered by local radio play-by-play broadcasts of NFL games, there are new numbers showing the massive reach of radio network NFL broadcasts. “The NFL on AM/FM radio is a reach machine,” according to the 2023 NFL Listening Report from Westwood One.
A trio of West Virginia radio stations are being sold, and the transaction, which sees Seth Williams of Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth serve as the legal counsel for both parties, brings in a new owner dedicated to a “Save Our Station” effort.
On June 30, Philadelphia-headquartered audio content creation and distribution company Audacy completed a 1-for-30 reverse stock split, designed to avert a delisting from the New York Stock Exchange that couldn’t be stopped.
Disastrous wildfires in Maui that killed 97 people and Hurricane Idalia, the devastating storm that hit the Gulf Coast of Florida, provide the latest examples of radio’s critical presence – and resilience – as a vital public safety resource during times of natural disaster and crisis.
In August, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Federal Communications Commission announced a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System scheduled for Wednesday, October 4 at 2:20p ET. The test is designed to evaluate the readiness and effectiveness of the EAS in alerting the public during emergencies.