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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