Kassof Study: Which P1s Are Most Likely To Switch Stations?
November 2, 2012

The latest research from Mark Kassof & Co. shows that 54 percent of Urban station P1s would be "very likely" to listen to another station that began to deliver the same kind of programming, much higher than the comparable statistic for any other format’s P1 listeners. At the opposite end of the spectrum, only 14 percent of Christian station P1s would be very likely to switch, the lowest of the formats analyzed. News/Talk and Sports station P1’s have the highest percentage - 19 percent - who say they would be "unlikely" to listen to a new, in-format competitor.

Kassof says, "Urban P1’s likeliness to switch isn’t based on dissatisfaction, but I think to their higher-than-average interest in radio. News/Talk P1s’ unlikeliness is about the credibility of the station they listen to most…something that takes years to achieve, if ever."

These research findings are based on 732 online surveys of 18-64 year olds in the U.S. who can name a station they "spend the most time listening to." Stations' formats were categorized based on their ID and market. The survey was conducted October 1-4, 2012. More details can be found at kassof.com. This research is the latest in a series of ListenerThink surveys conducted by Mark Kassof & Co.

Breaking News
FCC Fines Drawing Scrutiny In Congress
Bill Hess Named OM At Cumulus-Washington, D.C.
In Brief - November 23, 2015
November 20, 2015
Adams Radio Group Of Delmarva Names Jay Gleason Operations Manager
iHeartRadio Presents Adele¹s Album Premiere Live from Joe¹s Pub 
Radio Mercury Awards Announces Advisory Council
November 19, 2015
Westwood One: The State of American Podcasting
Nielsen: Connecting With Political Millennials Through Music
Jacobs Media Webinar: 10 Mega Trends That Impact Radio
November 18, 2015
Republic Records Promotes Ben Adelson To SVP/A&R
Y100’s TC Wins Dancing with the Savannah Stars
Greater Media's Magic 106.7 To Become Boston's Christmas Station
November 17, 2015
Alissa Pollack To Be Honored At T.J. Martell Foundation’s 16th Annual New York Family Day
Cash Money Records Announces Annual Turkey Giveaways in Miami & New Orleans
Amanda "AJ" Malone Joins iHeartMedia/Indianapolis
Jacobs Media Blogs Radio’s Days as a Primary Traffic Source May Be Numbered
November 16, 2015
Pandora to Acquire Key Assets from Rdio
Apple To Close Beats Music
Entercom Adds Ashley O. To Mornings On WSFS/Miami
In Brief - November 16, 2015
November 13, 2015
Pierre Bouvard: "Pandora’s CFO Is Wrong, Radio Listening Remains Remarkably Stable"
The Week In Review: 11/9-11/13
November 12, 2015
Music News
Adele's 25 Smashes Sales Record
Quick Hits: Charlie Puth, Coldplay, Jack Ü
Bieber, One Direction Lead Billboard 200 Shakeup
One Direction, The Weeknd Win Multiple AMAs
Rihanna Announces Anti World Tour, Teases New Album
Foo Fighters Release Free EP
Quick Hits: Coldplay, U2, The Cure, Wilco
Chris Martin Talks Influences On New Coldplay Record
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Justin Bieber & One Direction, American Music Awards, Paris attacks, Tori Kelly
Adele's 25 Won't Be On Streaming Services
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Missy Elliott, Jimmy Eat World, Freddie Mercury, Bonnaroo
Zayn Malik Opens Up About One Direction Exit
Quick Hits: Firefly Music Festival, Eagles of Death Metal, Grammy Hall of Fame
Adele Unleashes Video For "When We Were Young"
Quick Hits: Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, Tool, Hangout Music Festival, Oasis

Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

Search FMQB.com
FMQB Member Login

Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!