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It’s Official: Rosie O’Donnell to Return to ‘The View’

O'Donnell returns to co-host the show she emceed amidst a storm of controversy 7 years ago.

Courtenay Morning Man/PD New Morning Co-host at Q103 Kelowna

Bob Johnstone leaves Courtenay's The Eagle 97.3 to become morning man John Stone (w/co-host Susan Knight) at Kelowna's Q103.

THURSDAY in Broadcast History .. July 10th

It's the birthdate of The Waltons' Earl Hamner Jr., and TV stars Fred Gwynne, David Brinkley, and Mr. Wizard Don Herbert. Victoria's CJVI Radio dropped talk and returned to playing music. Elvis recorded "Viva Las Vegas," Paul Anka's first hit "Diana" and The Beatles' "A Hard Day's Night" were first heard on radio. "Your Hit Parade" debuted on NBC-TV, "The Man Called X" premiered on CBS radio, and pioneering rock deejay Alan Freed left Cleveland for WINS New York. Obits for July 10th include Jelly Roll Morton, Arthur Fiedler, John Hammond and Mel Blanc. See all the milestones for the date INSIDE.

CKLW The Big 8 Radio Aircheck 1

It's time to listen to the big 8 CKLW

Seattle-Tacoma Radio PPM Ratings .. June 2014

The two Hubbard Radio properties swapped places in the June 2014 Seattle-Tacoma PPM. Soft AC Warm KRWM-FM 106.9 moved up to first spot with a 6.3 share, while CHR MOViN KQMV-FM 92.5 dropped to second with 5.9. AC Spirit KCMS-FM 105.3 came in third with a 4.8 market share.

“Brock & Salk” Re-Team At 710 ESPN/Seattle

the Sports/Talk radio duo of Brock & Salk are back as 710 ESPN expands its live local programming into the breakfast hours.

Anchor-in-Waiting David Muir Scores Best ABC News Ratings Win in Six...

11:21 AM PDT 7/9/2014 by Michael O'Connell, The Hollywood Reporter   Subbing for Diane Sawyer during the Fourth of July holiday week, Muir's first week at the...

Coach’s Corner: Getting Your Talent to Listen & Learn

  By Sam Weaver Editor, Urban/Urban AC Promotion, All Access Music Group Shut-Up And Let Me Teach You July 1, 2014 One afternoon last week, I called an OM...

WEDNESDAY in Broadcast History .. July 9th

Actors Tom Hanks, Jimmy Smits, Vincent Edwards and Brian Dennehy were born this date, along with Courtney Love, Ed Ames and John Tesh. The Grateful Dead gave their last concert in Chicago, Crosby Stills and Nash began their reunion tour, Dick Clark took over as host of Philadelphia TV's "Bandstand," and Jim Morrison was buried. Signing off forever were CBS correspondent Eric Sevareid, actor Rod Steiger and actress Isabel Sanford of TV's "The Jeffersons." See all the July 9th milestones INSIDE.

How technology killed the radio star

Numbers have dropped by more than 20 percent in the past 17 years