In Brief - September 20, 2012
September 20, 2012

CCM+E-San Antonio OM Chase Murphy took the wraps off two new Rhythmic CHR outlets, WiLD 92.5 and WiLD 105.7, San Antonio's Party Station. The move sees the end of Conservative Talker KRPT (92.5 The Patriot), while the 105.7 signal comes via translator K289BN, which moved from Pleasanton, TX to downtown San Antonio. Murphy will serve as PD for both stations.

Urban WERQ (92Q)/Baltimore names Talya Johnson as APD/MD.

The NFL and Dial Global have signed a new multi-year contract extension, with Dial Global remaining the league's exclusive radio partner. "We are excited to extend our longstanding partnership with the NFL through the Super Bowl to be played at the end of the 2017 season," said Dial Global Co-CEOs Spencer Brown and David Landau. "The NFL prime time broadcasts generate a huge audience that brings great value to our advertising clients and affiliate partners, furthering Dial Globalís goal of producing and distributing the best live sports audio in media."

According to The New York Post, Sony is moving forward with plans to sell its New York headquarters, The building mostly houses its music units, including Sony Music and Sony/ATV Publishing. Sources tell the paper that the iconic 36-story building could bring in anywhere between $700 million and $1 billion for the fiscally troubled Sony.

Online radio aggregator TuneIn announces a pact with Bonneville International, adding its stations in for U.S. markets to TuneIn's service.

HFA, a provider of rights management, licensing and royalty services for the music industry in the U.S., appoints Louise Broderick SVP, Client Services. Broderick previously held the VP, Finance post.

Marketron announces the completion of the interface connecting Cumulus Media Networks' network traffic system with Marketron's Network Connect, a service that fully automates the process of network orders and scheduling for media groups.




 
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