Jeff Smulyan of Emmis Communications talks about NextRadio to a group of congressional aides being shown around the floor by NAB's David Layer. Photo by John Casey.
From Kostas Kerassovitis, a satellite technician at the Voice of America site near Frankfurt, Germany, comes this Caspar David Friedrich-style picture of the installation. If you have an interesting picture related to radio broadcasting, send it to us at Radio World.
Hard work pays off for Alabama’s WYEA(AM/FM), Sylacauga, Ala. The station cleaned up at the recent Alabama Broadcasters Association annual ABBY Awards over the weekend — snagging Radio Station of the Year and Best in Broadcasting Award for its social media efforts along with a Judge’s Award of Merit for a community service project.
Members of the WYEA team at the awards ceremony. From left to right: Clint Stanton, Kim Ellison, Blair Mayfield, Katie Wesson, Michael Brannon, Jeremy Law, Chandler Deerman, David McCurley, Lee Perryman, Robert Sprayberry, Caitlyn McTier and Dustin Harmer.
Look who WJR(AM)’s Paul W. Smith snagged for his show during his annual St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in downtown Detroit. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai just happened to be in town and stopped by. Looks like it was Smith’s lucky day.
Actress and singer Sabrina Carpenter performed at several Grand Rapids-Saginaw, Mich., area remotes sponsored by Cumulus Media radio stations WHTS(FM), WIOG(FM) and WWCK(FM). Here she draws a couple of thousand young fans in. Photo by Nate Rose.