NERW 7/21/2014: Albany’s “BobFather” Remembered

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In this week’s issue… Albany’s “BobFather” remembered – NYC morning host out – Translator granted in Manhattan – WAWZ expands eastward – NH college station saved By SCOTT FYBUSH *Radio managers these days have a tendency to come and go, shifting from market to market at the whims of the corporations that own most of […]

NERW 7/14/2014: The Death of Big D

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In this week’s issue… Connoisseur remakes WDRC-FM – Remembering Bob Ausfeld – Cumulus tries again for a  “WFAS-FM” – AM sale in PA – Quebec radio network expands By SCOTT FYBUSH *When a new owner takes over at a heritage radio station, there are usually two ways it can go: if the heritage is worth […]

NERW 7/7/2014: Opie, No Anthony

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In this week’s issue… Twitter rant pulls Cumia off satellite radio – Clear Channel cuts in Rochester, W. Mass. – NYC’s new 103.9 debuts – Changes afoot in CT radio – Canadian AM seeks power cut By SCOTT FYBUSH *It’s been quite a few years since Opie and Anthony have been a terrestrial radio story […]

NERW 6/30/2014: Cox, Fox Reshape Boston TV

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In this week’s issue… Cox/Fox swap gives WFXT new owner – Cumulus readies NYC’s new FM – Sinclair sells in PA – New FM in southern Ontario By SCOTT FYBUSH MONDAY MORNING UPDATE: It appears Clear Channel is busy cutting staff again, at least here in Rochester. Veteran WHAM (1180) morning man Chet Walker was […]

NERW 6/23/2014: Urban Shakeup in NYC

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In this week’s issue… Urban radio battle in NYC heats up – Mass. TV station sold – Eviction notice for WBAI? – Binghamton translator launches – NHPR makes a buy By SCOTT FYBUSH (A quick programming update: after coming home for a week, “Mrs. NERW” bounced back in to the hospital for a few days […]