Currents Headlines from the July 2009 Issue

July 1, 2009

The online headlines from the July 2009 issue of Radio magazine.

July 2009 issue cover

Senate Confirms Genachowski and McDowell for FCC
Genachowski replaces Kevin Martin, who stepped down earlier this year. Genachowski has worked for the FCC in the past, but has not served as a commissioner.

National Radio Hall of Fame 2009 Posthumous Inductees
Jose Miguel Agrelot, Harry Kalas and Studs Terkel have been selected for posthumous induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame.

BIA Survey: 2009 Radio Revenues Down from 2008
New estimates project 2009 revenues of approximately $14 billion, a 15 percent decrease over last year, based on revenue reports from stations across the country.

Ed Christian to Receive National Radio Award
At Saga Communications, Christian oversees 91 radio stations, five full-power and four network low-power TV stations, the Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota Radio Networks and the Michigan and Minnesota Farm Radio Networks.

Prism Sound, Sadie Launch Summer 2009 Seminars
The seminars will fall into two categories -- broadcast and music recording--- with a date at each venue devoted to each topic.

Nautel Adds Axia Livewire IP-audio to Transmitters
Nautel joins the list of Axia partners offering products that work with Axia IP-audio networks.

Arbitron Adds TV Measurement in PPM
Arbitron has released ARB-TV, a suite of audience measurement services to measure away-from-home television viewing. The services uses the Arbitron Portable People Meter (PPM) to gather data.

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