Category: October 2020

Former WNEM GM Julie Zoumbaris Joins Nexstar in Erie

Nexstar Broadcasting Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc., announced this past Tuesday (9/29) that it has appointed Julie Zoumbaris as Vice President and General Manager of its broadcast and digital operations in Erie, Pa. (DMA #152), overseeing WJET-TV (ABC), www.yourerie.com, and their related mobile and social media channels. Zoumbaris will also… read more

2020 NAB Radio Show Online October 5-9

Despite COVID-19, the 2020 Radio Show will go on….albeit virtually this year.  The show is produced by the National Association of Broadcasters and the Radio Advertising Bureau. There will be two online “channels,” with Channel B devoted to technical topics, presented from 3:30 to 4 p.m. ET each day. Channel “A” sessions of the Radio… read more

Delta Broadcasting Announces New Brand, New Name: Delta College Public Media

Delta Broadcasting, based at Delta College, has announced a new brand and name:  Delta College Public Media.  The change took place in late August to better align its stations as a service of Delta College. The name of the TV station (WDCQ-TV), formerly Q-TV, is now Delta College Public Media. The radio station (WUCX-FM), formerly… read more

O’Rielly Pushes for More Broadcast Deregulation as He Nears FCC Exit

Outgoing FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly has made a final push for more broadcast deregulation as he prepares to exit the regulatory organization. In a September 25 blog post, O’Rielly, whose re-nomination was recently withdrawn by President Donald Trump after he criticized a social media regulatory effort  backed by the White House. He praised FCC chairman… read more