The Rev. Michael K. Jones, a pastor, radio host and the son of the late civil rights leader Sam Jones, died unexpectedly Tuesday morning at age 52.
The Rev. Michael K. Jones from Progressive Baptist Church will take over the show long hosted by the late Amos Brown, starting Monday.
Indianapolis-based media company Emmis Communications Corp. has settled a breach-of-contract lawsuit it filed in February against popular Los Angeles radio personality Kurt Alexander, better known as “Big Boy.”
Former WTLC-FM personality Kelly Vaughn argued that while she was fired for participating in a TV show that the station saw as a conflict of interest, male employee Amos Brown was not.
Kristi Lee, 55, news director on “The Bob & Tom Show,” said she has “decided to pursue new opportunities.” Her last day on the popular radio program was Dec. 17.
Despite playing to an aging demographic on a classic rock station, “The Bob & Tom Show” continues to be one of the top-rated morning radio programs in the Indianapolis market 32 years after its debut.
Bill Shirk, whose real name is William Shirk Poorman, was a top-notch self-promoter, and his numerous local radio stations benefited from his wacky brand of fame.
Indianapolis radio station WRWM-FM 93.9 rocketed from the 15th-most-listened-to station in central Indiana in December to No. 1 in January—its first full month playing old school hip-hop.
The decision earlier this month by WIBC-FM 93.1 to part ways with longtime newsman and host Steve Simpson has many radio listeners and advertisers wondering if straight-up news radio is dead.
Kelly Vaughn alleges in a federal discrimination lawsuit that Radio One showed preferential treatment to male co-worker Amos Brown by firing her but retaining him after they worked on an outside project.
WHHH-FM rises to the top of the dial with some recent fine-tuning, and as the top two country stations in the market duke it out for listeners.
Longtime disc jockeys Jason Hammer and Nigel Laskowski are free from the corporate overlords of modern radio, these days operating their own podcast after having lost their full-time on-air gigs.
Freedom 95 has picked up comedian and commentator Dennis Miller as it tries to gain market share among conservative talk fans. But they’ll have to stay up late to hear him.
“Khris Raye” filed suit for breach of contract and back pay after being fired, and Radio One responded that the former disc jockey violated the station’s policy for altering its playlist.
Public broadcasting station WFYI-FM 90.1 aims to expand distribution of its locally produced “Sound Medicine” show to include at least 30 radio stations in large- and medium-sized markets in the next two years.