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About Us

Radio World is the leading news and career resource for broadcast radio owners, managers and engineers all over the world.

Founded in 1977 and headquartered outside of Washington, D.C., we are part of Future plc, a global platform for specialist media with scalable, diversified brands that connect people to their passions and help them with their careers. We part part of the Future B2B division.

Radio World readers are digital, multimedia, multiplatform executives and technologists. We aim to serve them with compelling content, real journalism, practical tech coverage and commentaries by opinion drivers. Bringing together buyers and sellers of technology and products is part of our mission, and we advocate for a vibrant supplier marketplace.

Our content is available in 26 bi-weekly (26x) print issues with companion, rich-media digital editions; the Radio SmartBrief e-newsletter, delivered every business day; this website; Radio World Engineering Extra SmartBrief, a special deep-tech newsletter published twice monthly; and our family of ebooks, webcasts, social media and other specialized channels.

Radio World’s editorial content is led by Editor in Chief Paul McLane, who has a unique background that blends work as a radio news journalist with radio technology sales and marketing. He joined Radio World in 1996. Radio World SmartBrief is edited by Elle Kehres.

Every other issue of Radio World features a special Buyers Guide section devoted to relevant equipment in a product segment such as transmitters, processors, media asset management and signal monitoring. 

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