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July 20th, 2018

Radio Ink July 20, 2018   With the addition of Country powerhouse WXTU, Beasley Media Group now has five FMs and two AMs in Philadelphia, strengthening up its cluster to better compete with Entercom, which has six stations (four FMs and two AMs); iHeartMedia which also has six stations (five FMs and one AM); and…

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July 20th, 2018

Radio Ink July 20, 2018   Along with David Kurtz and Marlin Taylor, Jerry Lee launched WBEB back on May 13, 1963 (the calls were WDVR at the time) for $28,500. On Thursday, Entercom purchased the station for $57.5 million. While he hasn’t been involved in the station for the past two-and-a-half years, Jerry Lee’s…

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July 19th, 2018

Radio Ink July 19, 2018 Entercom announced this morning that it has reached an agreement to acquire 101.1 MORE FM (WBEB-FM) from Jerry Lee Radio in Philadelphia for $57.5 million in cash. The company also announced that it has entered into an agreement to divest 92.5 XTU (WXTU-FM) in Philadelphia, to Beasley Broadcast Group, for…

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July 13th, 2018

Radio Ink July 13, 2018   Paul Corvino (left) has been named Region President for Detroit and Nick Gnau for Philadelphia. Gnau has been with iHeart for over 25 years, most recently as Region President for Detroit, where he oversaw Detroit, Grand Rapids, Toledo, and Muskegon, Michigan. Corvino joins iHeart Detroit from Clear Channel Outdoor…

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July 9th, 2018

Radio Ink July 8, 2018   The 6th annual Confer Radio Talent Institute begins Monday, July 9, in Pennsylvania on the campus of Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Sessions over the 10-day Institute cover sales, on-air, production, promotions, digital, social media, and engineering. The Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters and Confer underwrite the Institute. Twenty-two students have…

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