February 2019 News

February 14th, 2019

By Ben Strauss Washington Post Feb 13, 2019   The Chicago Cubs announced Wednesday that they are partnering with Sinclair Broadcast Group to launch a new network that will exclusively broadcast the team’s games. The Marquee Sports Network is expected to be ready next spring, in time to televise the Cubs’ 2020 schedule. The Cubs are…

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February 6th, 2019

Radio Ink February 6, 2019   Radio PA, the state news and information network covering the Keystone state has a new owner. Maryland Media One, the owner of the Maryland News Network, will assume operations on April 16th. “With the announcement of Radio PA closing it’s network in April, I was concerned with the affiliates…

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February 6th, 2019

Radio Ink Feb 6, 2019   Long-time radio industry owner Kerby Confer is still going strong with the Tuesday purchase of the Steinman Communications radio group. This brings the Forever total to 55 stations in 12 markets. The stations Forever Media is picking up are: WSTW-FM and WDEL-AM/FM in Wilmington, WXCY-FM in Havre De Grace,…

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February 5th, 2019

Radio Ink Feb 5, 2019   iHeartmedia’s WBZ NewsRadio in Boston has reported that legendary morning news anchor Gary LaPierre died peacefully on Monday, surrounded by his family. LaPierre was recently diagnosed with leukemia. He was 76. The station reported on its website that “for almost 44 years LaPierre’s calm and steady voice prepared New Englanders…

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