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 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

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

Michael Barkann expands role–host for all network pre and postgame shows

Amy Fadool and Marc Farzetta Named New Hosts of Philly Sports Talk   NBC Sports Philadelphia announced today that Michael Barkann, the venerable day-one voice of the network, has been elevated to primary host of all pre and postgame shows. As the network seeks to further cultivate its relationship with Authentic Fans, Barkann will focus … Continued

Beasley Media Group’s Mike Missanelli Show Simulcast on NBC Sports

ONE WEEK TO LAUNCH: BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP’S MIKE MISSANELLI SHOW SIMULCAST DEBUTS ON NBC SPORTS PHILADELPHIA APRIL 16   Show Will Be Available on All Platforms – NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com, and on the NBC Sports App   NBC Sports Philadelphia and Beasley Media Group will launch the highly anticipated simulcast of “The Mike Missanelli … Continued