In Brief - June 12, 2014
June 12, 2014

The NAB reports that two Members of the House of Representatives have joined the coalition co-sponsoring a resolution that opposes "any new performance fee, tax, royalty, or other charge" on local broadcast radio stations. The Members of the House adding their support to the Local Radio Freedom Act are Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and Peter DeFazio (OR-4).  With their co-sponsorship, there are 224 Members of the House and 15 Senators who have signed on to support the Local Radio Freedom Act.

Chris Zooch joins Hot AC WWAX/Duluth for mornings. Zooch, who arrives from afternoons at Rock sister KQDS, will team existing morning show member Karina Bite.

Benztown announced today that its 20 production libraries, imaging and voiceover services have attracted 21 new radio station affiliates across the country.
          
Dave “Chachi” Denes, President of Benztown, said: “We continue to be humbled by the demand for our Products, shows and services. It’s an honor to work with such incredible stations and programmers. There’s been a wave of excitement around our brand new imaging library platform that I believe is the most powerful and easiest to use in the industry. We attribute our ongoing growth to being good at what we do, having amazing partners, and overall, just being lucky!”




 
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Marissa Lanchak
APD/MD
WFLY/Albany

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