WHYY offers new podcast

The Why Takes a Deeper Look at the News Affecting Our Lives WHYY is proud to introduce The Why, our latest deep-diving broadcast and podcast brought to you Monday through Thursday on WHYY-FM. Each day, hosts Annette John-Hall and Shai Ben-Yaacov talk to reporters and newsmakers to take you on a journey with stories from your neighborhood and the region … Continued

NBC SPORTS REGIONAL NETWORKS LAUNCHES NEW SPORTS APP

FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND MOBILE APP PROVIDES FANS COMPREHENSIVE MULTI-MEDIA EXPERIENCE COVERING NFL, NBA, NHL AND MLB TEAMS NBC Sports Regional Networks launched MyTeams by NBC Sports, a first-of-its-kind, team-focused mobile app that provides fans customized, all-in-one access to complete coverage of their favorite teams — highlighted by live-game streaming of their local teams.  MyTeams aggregates all multi-media content … Continued

NBC SPORTS PHILADELPHIA LAUNCHES NEW SHOW – SIXERS OUTSIDERS

NBC SPORTS PHILADELPHIA LAUNCHES NEW SHOW – SIXERS OUTSIDERS – MADE FOR FANS – BY FANS  Hosts Tyrone Johnson and Krystle Rich Debuted as the “Sixers Outsiders”    NBC Sports Philadelphia, the home of the Authentic Fan – is launching “Sixers Outsiders” – a new, interactive program for Sixers fans, by Sixers fans. Hosts Tyrone Johnson and Krystle Rich – both … Continued

WHYY’s new podcast: The Why

WHYY’s has new broadcast and podcast “The Why” which premieres on WHYY-FM on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 5:45 pm.    The Why Takes a Deeper Look at the News Affecting Our Lives WHYY is proud to introduce The Why, our latest deep-diving broadcast and podcast brought to you Monday through Thursday on WHYY-FM. Each day, hosts Annette John-Hall … Continued

PPRA Honors Meryl Levitz with 2018 Gold Medal Award

The Philadelphia Public Relations Association (PPRA) will present the prestigious 2018 Gold Medal Award to Meryl Levitz, president and CEO of VISIT PHILADELPHIA®, on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. at Sofitel Philadelphia, 120 South 17th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.  The PPRA Gold Medal Award honors individuals and organizations whose accomplishments leave a lasting impact … Continued

2018 MID-ATLANTIC EMMY® AWARDS PRESENTED

NBC10 Philadelphia/Telemundo 62 and WQED Multimedia led the chapter with 11 awards each   The Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) tonight presented the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Awards during a ceremony held at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.  A total of 83 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Awards were awarded in 79 categories as the sold-out … Continued

We’re saddened by death of H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest

We’re saddened by the death of Gerry Lenfest. Watch for the September Philly AD NEWS for our tribute. Below is from the Philadelphia Inquirer:   Peter Dobrin / Staff Writer, pdobrin@phillynews.com Sunday, August 5, 2018 H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, 88, who substantially remade the educational, cultural, and media sectors of the city and well beyond to … Continued

Beasley acquires WXTU-FM

Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: BBGI) (“Beasley” or “the Company”), a large- and mid-size market radio broadcaster, announced  that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire WXTU-FM in Philadelphia, PA from Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) (“Entercom”)for $38.0 million in cash. Excluding one-time transaction costs, the acquisition of WXTU-FM is expected to be immediately accretive to … Continued

SMG names new GM for Convention Center

Senior executive Kelvin D. Moore will move from Chicago’s Navy Pier to Philadelphia in July SMG, the world’s leader in public facilities management, has selected a new top executive to lead the helm of its operations at the 2 million-square-foot Pennsylvania Convention Center.  SMG, which is based in West Conshohocken, Pa., has overseen the day-to-day … Continued

WBEB-FM gets three PAB Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting

101.1 More FM, WBEB-FM Philadelphia was awarded three PAB Awards for Excellence in Broadcasting by the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters in Hershey, PA.  The PAB honors outstanding achievements in radio and television across the station of Pennsylvania.   The following is a list of WBEB-FM’s 2018 PAB awards:   Outstanding Radio Public Service Announcement/Campaign:  101.1 … Continued