John Hancock Signs New Deal with WBT-AM/FM, Charlotte.Afternoon drive personality John Hancock signs a multi-year contract extension with Entercom’s news/talk WBT-AM/FM, Charlotte. Over the course of those 27 years, he’s broadcast on almost every daypart on the station.
He’s a WBT Hall of Famer and still delivers a contemporary message every day that the listeners can count on.” i Heart Media Third Quarter Radio Revenue Basically Flat.
Reporting 2017 third quarter financial numbers, i Heart Media’s consolidated revenue was down 1.9% compared to the same period in 2016.
Reno radio pro “Big Chris” Hart is named program director at Cumulus Media’s classic hip hop KNEV, Reno “95.5 The Vibe.” Hart previously served in the market programming and serving on at KWFP and, before that, working at KUUB.
Hart says, “This is one of those opportunities that you dream about in this business.
Earlier this year, he was inducted into the “WBT Hall of Fame” and carries the distinction as the only Hall of Fame member who is still actively broadcasting.
Entercom Charlotte VP and market manager Matt Hanlon states, “John represents one of the most unique radio personalities in America today.
Digital media revenue decreased 12.9% to .4 million from .0 million the year prior.
Salem’s publishing revenue was down 20.2% to .6 million from .2 million in Q3 of 2016. Reporting third quarter financials, Saga Communications says net revenue was up 1.3% to .3 million compared to the same quarter a year ago.
Co-CEO Bill Wilson states, “The highlight of Townsquare’s third quarter was, without a doubt, the strength of our Local Marketing Solutions segment, which delivered net revenue growth of 1.7%, and 3% excluding political revenue.