Local Radio Networks (LRN) Partners with SMARTS Broadcast Systems, Further Expanding Compatibility Options for its 24/7 Formats

ANGOLA, IN, March 8, 2018 – Local Radio Networks (LRN) and SMARTS Broadcast Systems have entered into an arrangement that makes delivery of LRN’s highly localized 24/7 music formats compatible with the SMARTS Skylla System and easily available to all SMARTS Skylla affiliates. “We’re delighted to partner with one of the best automation systems in radio,” […]

Former Dial Global and Jones Media Exec Jim Ortega Joins Local Radio Networks

Angola, IN, March 5, 2018 — Local Radio Networks (LRN) continues to expand its team of 24/7 radio format experts with the addition of Jim Ortega as Vice President of Affiliate Sales, announced Steve Swick, President and Chief Executive Officer of LRN. Ortega joins Donna Halverson, Vice President of Affiliate Sales, who until now has been handling national sales single-handedly. The addition of Ortega […]

Local Radio Networks Signs Exclusively with ABC News Radio, Bringing ABC’s Award-Winning News Service to Affiliates

Angola, IN – February 14, 2018 – Local Radio Networks (LRN), the producer of 24/7 radio formats with maximum localization features, has signed with ABC News Radio to bring ABC’s award-winning service exclusively to LRN affiliates. LRN affiliates will have access to the worldwide resources of ABC News and ABC News Radio, including hourly newscasts […]

Local Radio Networks Opens Programming Headquarters Near Denver Tech Center to Accommodate Rapid Expansion and Growth

ANGOLA, IN – February 1, 2018 – Local Radio Networks (LRN) has opened Programming Headquarters in a deluxe executive-suites facility near the Denver Tech Center to accommodate its rapid expansion. Last year, in a highly publicized move, three executives exited Westwood One’s 24/7 formats division to join LRN, which is quickly gaining ground in the […]

He Was Unhappy With The Networks … So He Built His Own

ANGOLA, IN, January 24, 2018 – Steve Swick is all about local. He’s about local when he’s running his eight radio stations. He’s about local when he’s dealing with his clients at Local Radio Networks. And he’s not a happy man when roadblocks are put in his way when he’s trying to execute great local radio. […]