|William S. Paley|
He believed in the power of radio advertising since his family's "La Palina" cigars had doubled their sales after young William convinced his elders to advertise on radio. By September 1928, Paley bought out the Louchenheim share of CBS and became its majority owner with 51% of the business.
In 1931...The NBC Radio Network first broadcast "Clara, Lu ’n’ Em" on its Blue network.
In 1957...The "CBS Radio Workshop" debuted.
In 1989...Scott Shannon leaves WHTZ Z100 NYC
In 1997...WNYC 820 AM / 93.9 FM taken over by “WNYC Foundation”
In 2003...WNEW 102.7 FM drops talk format in favor of music
In 2004...The Federal Communications Commission fined Clear Channel Radio for apparently airing indecent material over several broadcast stations during several days. The Commission proposed the highest fine the law provides resulting in a $27,500 for each of 26 apparent indecency violations for a total of $715,000.
In 2013…Philadelphia television pioneer/radio disc jockey/recording artist (the album Our Gal Sal, on which she was backed by Bill Haley & His Comets)/actress (The Outlaws Is Coming, The In Crowd, Holiday Journey, Mannequin on the Move) Sally Starr, who, in her blonde cowgirl persona, hosted children's TV shows on WFIL-TV (which became WPVI-TV in 1968) from the 1950s until the early 1970s, died at the age of 90.