- Delaware's WRDE to become state's first network affiliate
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- CBS Radio is co-sponsoring 35th edition of Philadelphia's Broad Street Run
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TV stations can get ready for their signal repacking following the incentive spectrum auction by completing four steps, according to Dan Fallon, senior RF engineer at Dielectric. They should complete transmission line sweeps, obtain a structural analysis of their TV towers, initiate necessary tower repairs and supplement existing antennas with auxiliary equipment. TVNewsCheck (free registration) (4/24) Share: Broadcast Programming Emmys will be hosted by Seth Meyers of NBC's "Late Night"
This year's Emmy Awards on NBC will be hosted by Seth Meyers, who took the reins of the network's "Late Night" franchise in February. NBC will air the Emmys on Aug. 25, a Monday, because of its commitment to air "Sunday Night Football." The New York Times (tiered subscription model) (4/25) Share:
- Fox's local morning show in D.C. outperforms network rivals in key demos
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Local TV stations, with help from political ads in states with highly competitive races, are on track to boost their revenues by 8% to $20.7 billion this year, BIA/Kelsey is projecting. "Additionally, we're seeing the ability of local stations to maintain their loyal advertiser base, which means they consistently receive recurring ad revenue that boosts their profitability," said Mark Fratrik, BIA/Kelsey's senior vice president and chief economist. Broadcasting & Cable (4/24) Share: Analysis: Networks stand to gain from expansion of C7 ratings
Broadcast networks are leaving money on the table if they don't expand their deals with advertisers from the current C3 metric to the emerging C7 standard, Anthony Crupi writes. Even a boost of 4% in the ratings could yield a significant boost -- a network that garners $3 billion in ad revenue each year would increase its coffers by $120 million, Crupi writes. Adweek (4/24) Share:
- Nielsen will reveal new data on radio's ad value at Clear Channel meeting
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- Pandora's ad revenue is up, but service is still in the red
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Jeff Littlejohn, executive vice president of engineering and systems integration for Clear Channel and this year's recipient of the NAB Radio Engineering Achievement Award, is focused on building out supports for the radio giant's moves into HD Radio, mobile and other emerging platforms. "All of it is driven by technology. Our job is figuring it all out. I'm, fortunately, working for a company that wants to be on the leading edge of it," Littlejohn said. Radio World (4/23) Share: NAB News Early bird registration ends May 15 for NABEF Executive Development Seminar
Receive an MBA-style education for a fraction of the time and expense through NABEF's Executive Development Seminar. Held July 20-24 in Washington, D.C., professors from top-ranked universities will help participants hone their broadcast management skills and advance their careers. The curriculum meets the specific needs of broadcast managers and executives from stations, groups and networks. For more information and to register, contact Amanda Smith or visit NABEF.org.