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. […]

Local Radio Networks (LRN) Expands Its 24/7 Format Team with Three Exiting Westwood One Execs, Chris Reeves, Chris Hatton, and Jonathon Steele

ANGOLA, IN, July 24, 2017 – Local Radio Networks (LRN) is proud to welcome Chris Reeves, Chris Hatton, and Jonathon Steele, three highly respected radio executives who have exited Westwood One to join LRN’s 24/7 format team. Reeves joins as Executive Vice President, Programming & Operations, Hatton becomes Director, 24/7 Creative Services, and Steele becomes […]