The Latino Listener: How Do Hispanics Tune In To The Radio?

The Latino Listener: How Do Hispanics Tune In To The Radio?

From la música to las noticias, Hispanic American adults are avid radio listeners. In fact, 97% of this population tunes in each week. And since 2011, the weekly national Hispanic radio audience has grown 11% (from 36.5 million to 40.4 million). This increase in radio...
Advertising Media Winners and Losers for Q2

Advertising Media Winners and Losers for Q2

The one-line summary… WINNERS: radio, digital and outdoor. LOSERS: magazines, TV and newspapers. A report issued by Kantar Media shows that although Q2 media spending on platforms they track contracted by 3.9% overall, ad spending on radio and search grew....
Using Copyrighted Music in Commercials: The Facts.

Using Copyrighted Music in Commercials: The Facts.

Every once in a while, a client asks us to use a popular, current or classic song as a music bed in a TV or radio commercial we’re producing for them. Our answer is always NO. Not because we’re difficult, but because we know copyright law. The use of...

Live + Local = Good For Business, Good For The Community.

I’m a radio guy. It’s in my blood. When I was a teenager, I begged for a spot as an intern at WLIR on Long Island. They finally caved in and let me into the studio. ‘LIR was what was called a “progressive rock” station, and it had all the...

Online Radio’s Reach Continues to Grow

Some 44% of Americans aged 12 and up listen to online radio on a weekly basis, up from 36% last year and 33% the year prior, according to the latest annual “Infinite Dial” report from Edison Research and Triton Digital. Moreover, the percentage of survey respondents...