Beasley Media Adds Comic Book Gurus to the bPod Studios Platform

 Beasley Media Group added the Comic Book Gurus podcast to the bPod Studios platform. Produced by WMMR-FM Morning Personality Steve Morrison and WMMR-FM Assistant Program Director/BEN-FM Program Director Chuck Damico, the Comic Book Gurus podcast is hosted by Craig Liggeons and Rob Templeton, along with many of their super geek friends. The duo’s weekly roundtable touches on everything ranging from … Continued

6abc Thanksgiving Parade and more!

The 99th Annual 6abc Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade Start your Thanksgiving Day with Philadelphia’s #1 family tradition – The 6abc Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade, now in its 99th year. The fun kicks off Thursday, November 22nd at 8:30am with a half hour preview show followed by three hours of parade action! The 210 … Continued

Kristina Hammerschmidt named KYW Newsradio news director

Entercom announced that Kristina Hammerschmidt has been appointed News Director of KYW Newsradio (KYW-AM). In this new role, she will oversee the 24-hour multiplatform newsroom at Philadelphia’s iconic all-news station.   “Kristina is a talented and dynamic leader with expertise that will take the KYW Newsradio team to the next level,” said David Yadgaroff, Senior … Continued

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