Category: May 2016

WMUK Hires New General Manager

Western Michigan University’s public radio station, WMUK-FM, is getting a new general manager. Stephen Anthony Williams will take the post beginning July 1. He has been general manager for WESM-FM at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore since 2011. He was interim general manager of the station for 18 months before that and had previously… read more

Sinclair Names Jennifer Casey to Local/Digital Sales Manager

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. has announced that Jennifer Casey has been named Local/Digital Sales Manager of WPBN-TV and WTOM-TV (Traverse City). Casey will also oversee the local/digital sales of WGTU-TV and WGTQ-TV in the same market pursuant to joint sales and shared services agreements. The announcement was made by Todd Harrison, General Manager/General Sales Manager… read more

A Facebook Lesson in Audience Retention

By: John C. Lund The Lund Consultants, Inc. www.lundradio.com The most recent quarterly conference for Facebook revealed their version of Radio’s time spent listening: 50 minutes a day, up from 40 minutes in 2014. That’s still less than Radio’s 13+ hours a week (2015) or TV’s 36 hours a week. TV’s numbers are up a bit,… read more