Currents Headlines from the September 2013 Issue

September 1, 2013

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The online headlines from the September 2013 issue of Radio magazine.

Cumulus to Acquire Dial Global, Sells and Swaps Stations with Townsquare Media

The Dial Global acquisition includes NFL, NCAA, NASCAR, Olympics, AP Radio News, NBC News and other popular programming.

Dial Global Changes Name to WestwoodOne

This announcement comes shortly after Cumulus announced it was buying the programming distributor.

Joe Snelson Elected President of SBE

Snelson, who is vice president of engineering at Meredith Corp., is currently the vice president.

Harris Broadcast Strengthens Leadership Team

Steve Foreman is named president of global operations and services, and Jeff Liening is named the senior vice president of global sales operations.

Matt Leland Joins Burk Technology as Director of Sales

Leland was previously with SPX/Dielectric.

Tom Ray Joins Burk Technology as Sales Representative

Ray previously worked for 15 years as the director of engineering of Buckley Broadcasting and WOR Radio in New York City.

Broadcasters Donate $6.9 Million in Airtime for NAB OK2TALK

PSAs for the mental health awareness campaign have aired on radio stations more than 3,300 times.

Sprint Adds NextRadio App to FM-enabled Smartphones

Data for the NextRadio app is supplied by TagStation.

Orban Adds Technical Staff

Dennis van Benthem and Tobias Winter will work from offices in Amsterdam and Ludwigsberg, Germany respectively.

ENCO DAD Integrates with Lawo Mixing Consoles

The bi-directional data transfer between the Lawo consoles and the DAD automation system is established entirely over IP, using Ravenna technology for audio.

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