iHeartMedia Layoffs: Why Radio Continues to Fail Local Listeners

Rolling Stone reports iHeartMedia, the largest radio company in America cut a number of employees this week, dealing a blow to local radio across the country.

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The largest radio conglomerate in the country, iHeartMedia, initiated a round of mass layoffs this week, cutting enough people that one former on-air host described Tuesday as “one of the worst days in on-air radio history.” The layoffs were concentrated in small and medium markets, where staffs had already been reduced, striking another major blow to local radio.

‘The Culling Has Begun’: Inside the iHeartMedia Layoffs-January 15,2020

KOP chronicles the ongoing onslaught of layoffs that hurts takes down talented radio pros and betrays the public.

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I am a terrestrial and digital new media content creator with over 20 years of experience, as well as a highly skilled digital marketing executive who brings a an impeccable reputation, incomparable work ethic and an impressive index of over 50, 000 hours of on-air and on-demand digital content. I currently manage day-today operations for NewGen Broadcasting LLC, the parent company of WebmasterRadio.FM (the world's largest internet marketing and business-to-business radio and podcast network) and CannabisRadio.com, the worlds largest cannabis radio and podcast network. I have worked for major broadcasting entities including iHeart Media and Entertainment, the Hearst Corporation and Cox Newspapers. I earned a Bachelor's degree in Communication from Florida Atlantic University in 1998.

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