NERW Labor Day Weekend: WFAS Makes Its FM Return


In this week’s issue… WFAS relaunches on FM – Country brand extends up the coast – CC modifies Providence plan – Corus shuffles Cornwall lineup By SCOTT FYBUSH This week’s NERW is coming to you a little early, both because of breaking news and the Labor Day weekend holiday. And it’s coming to you FREE […]

NERW 8/25/2014: New Owners in New York

Pfuntner's Elmira facility, January 2014

In this week’s issue… New owners in upstate NY – Media General sells in RI – Public broadcaster plots spectrum auction – Remembering Philly, NYC morning legends – CBS shakes it up in Boston By SCOTT FYBUSH *Upstate NEW YORK tends to be a fairly conservative place – not just politically, but when it comes […]

NERW 8/18/2014: Disney AMs – The Next Chapter


In this week’s issue… What’s next for the Radio Disney sell-offs – Nash Icons on the way? – New York AM deleted – Morning shift in Worcester – CRTC targets border blasters By SCOTT FYBUSH *If you have kids, as we do, you almost surely have a shelf somewhere full of Disney videos. And if […]

NERW 8/11/2014: A Big, Bullish Push for Country


In this week’s issue… Inside Clear Channel’s two-market push for country – Talk’s landing spot in Pittsburgh – NY morning host, RIP – New AM gears up in central PA – Splitsville for Gannett – PLUS: Your first chance to pre-order Tower Site Calendar 2015, plus more from the new NERW Store! By SCOTT FYBUSH […]

NERW Extra: Gannett’s Broadcast History, A Look Back


By SCOTT FYBUSH On the face of it, Tuesday morning’s news that Gannett is splitting its print and TV operations into separate publicly-traded companies was just a little more of the same: it was just a day earlier that Tribune completed a similar split of its own, following on the heels of broadcast/print splits at […]

NERW 8/4/2014: Another Independent Goes Down


In this week’s issue… Hartford radio upended again – Remembering Samantha Stevens – Fight brews over new NYC TV move-in – Pennsylvania LPTV brings big bucks By SCOTT FYBUSH *It’s been a bad year for independent radio in CONNECTICUT‘s capital city. Hartford started 2014 with three vibrant independent competitors lined up against the big Clear […]