Transom aids producers with Donor Fund gifts

Posted: December 19, 2012

Transom.org has awarded small radio production grants from its Donor Fund. The online watering hole and how-to site for radio producers provided grants of $1,000 each to six producers who will debut work on the site next year with help from … Continue reading

Nielsen to buy Arbitron in $1.6 billion deal

Posted: December 18, 2012

The landscape of the audience-ratings business began shifting with this morning’s announcement that Nielsen Holdings plans to buy Arbitron Inc. in a $1.62 billion all-cash deal. New York-based Nielsen will pay $48 per share under the sales agreement, a 26 … Continue reading

GPB hires governor’s pick for plum job

Posted: December 17, 2012

When Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal recently approached Georgia Public Broadcasting’s top exec about appointing outgoing Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers to lead the state network’s proposed initiative promoting economic development, GPB chief Teya Ryan agreed to make the hire. Continue reading

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