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Dave Barrett, a Murrow Award-winning longtime newsman for CBS Radio, died suddenly today, the network said. He was 63.
"Dave Barrett was a special kind of broadcaster – one who could transport you to the scene of the story in just a few words," said Craig Swagler, general manager of CBS News Radio. "He will be dearly…
Mike Francesa, Voice Of New York Sports Radio, Enters Digital Era With CAA-Entercom Streaming Platform
By Dade Hayes
It’s game over for Craig Carton. The embattled co-host of Boomer & Carton on WFAN New York resigned from the radio station today, a week after his arrest on suspicion of co-running a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme.
"WFAN has accepted Craig Carton's resignation,” station owner CBS Radio said in a statement this…
CBS Radio — the operation that launched the entertainment company in 1927 — is about to have a new owner: CBS says this morning that it has a deal to merge the radio business into Entercom Communications, creating a company with 224 stations including 23 of the 25 biggest markets.
The transaction, expected to close in…
CBS’ plan to spin off its radio division remains on track: The broadcaster today filed an updated preliminary prospectus at the SEC for the operation to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBSR.”
The document doesn’t yet disclose how many shares CBS intends to offer, and the pricing for the stock. Bu…
Never mind the threats to the radio business from Sirius XM, Pandora, and podcasts. CBS tells Wall Street in an SEC filing today that will offer a good deal soon when it spins off CBS Radio — creating a new public offering for the business that dates back to 1927, and became a national power under CBS founder William…
This should generate a lot of talk at the National Association of Broadcasters convention taking place this week in Las Vegas. CBS Radio chief Dan Mason says today that he’s retiring after running the No. 3 radio operation since 2007 — his second time around after serving as its president from 1995 to 2002. He’ll be…
EXCLUSIVE: Some of the names have changed, but the aims have not — and for CBS that means go hard. In a blunt, brisk and not really giving-an-inch response to the class-action-seeking complaint former CBS Radio intern Camille Demere first filed on January 26, the company said today it wants the whole thing tossed…
Former CBS News Executive Emerson Stone, a two-time Peabody Award winner, has died at the age of 86, from complications of a fall in his Greenwich, Conn., home on Sunday. He died Monday at Greenwich Hospital.
Stone worked for CBS News nearly 35 years, first in radio, where he brought Charles Osgood to the network, and…
By David Bloom
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