Currents Headlines from the August 2006 Issue

August 1, 2006

The online headlines from the August 2006 issue of Radio magazine.

NAB Promotes Wharton to Executive VP
Wharton''s duties will be expanded to include additional outreach and public policy advocacy to the national news media on behalf of broadcasters.

New HD Radio Ad Campaign Begins
The campaign promotes HD Radio as being “free, digital-quality radio programming” that offers “stations between the stations.”

Vermont Public Radio Launches State's First HD Radio Signal
Vermont Public Radio''s WVPR 89.5 became the first radio station in Vermont to begin broadcasting in HD Radio.

Burns Appointed President of Crown Broadcast
Steven K. Burns has been appointed president for Crown Broadcast by the board of directors.

Terrestrial Radio Shows Well in New Music Discovery
A Bridge Ratings study of music consumers reflects continued satisfaction among a sample of 12 to 54-year-olds for the role terrestrial radio plays in new music discovery.

Exhibit Space Sells out for 2006 NAB Radio Show
More than 100 companies have reserved booth space at the convention this year.

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