30under30

Seeking Audio’s Future Leaders

Edison Research and RAIN Enterprises are now receiving your nominations for 2014′s “30 Under 30.” Our list highlights the most promising and accomplished young men and women representing the next generation of radio and audio. We’re honoring individuals who are 30 or younger and have exceptional achievements in any aspect of audio or broadcasting.

Previous honorees include Listener Driven Radio president Daniel Anstandig, Cox Media Group’s Digital Audience Director Tim Clarke, sportscaster Spiro Dedes, WFLZ Tampa PD Tommy Chuck, KIIS Los Angeles middayer Sisanie Reategui, Emmis/Austin OM Chase Rupe, WWPR New York morning co-host Charlemagne, and tech entrepreneur Jake Sigal. Read more

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Edison Research Conducts First Ever “Share of Ear” Measurement For All Forms Of Online And Offline Audio

Despite a constantly changing audio landscape, broadcast radio controls more than half of the more than four hours a day that Americans spend with all sources of audio. But the audio space is vibrant and changing – and newer sources of audio, from Internet-only services like Pandora and Spotify, to Satellite Radio, and even TV music channels like Music Choice now account for nearly a quarter of all listening.

Those are just a few of the findings from Share of Ear, the groundbreaking new syndicated study from Edison Research that provides the first consistent measurement of all audio consumption, including AM/FM radio stations, online radio stations, podcasts and even listeners’ own music collections. Read more

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“Infinite Dial 2014″ Format Report: Nearly Two-Thirds of CHR Radio P1s Listen to Online Radio Weekly

Somerville, New Jersey — June 17, 2014 — Sixty-four percent of P1 listeners to Contemporary Hit Radio listen to Online Radio weekly, which is significantly higher than the average at 36%. Twice as many CHR P1s listen to Pandora weekly (44%), compared to 22% among the total.

These are two key findings from “The Infinite Dial 2014: A Look at CHR Radio P1s.” The new report is the latest in the continuing series of format breakouts from Edison Research’s influential “Infinite Dial” study, released in March of this year.

Respondents to Edison Research’s 2014 “The Infinite Dial” were asked to name the radio station they listen to most, each of which was individually coded by format. The CHR Radio breakouts are based on 152 listeners age 12 and older who named a Mainstream CHR or Rhythmic Top 40 outlet as their P1 station. Read more

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“Infinite Dial 2014″ Format Report: About One in Four Adult Contemporary P1s Would Listen to Radio ‘a Lot More’ if Their Cell Phones Had an FM Tuner

Somerville, New Jersey — June 10, 2014 — Having an FM tuner in their cell phone would lead nearly one in four Adult Contemporary radio P1 listeners (23%) to significantly increase their radio listening, as compared to 17% of all radio listeners with a cell phone.

That is one key finding from “The Infinite Dial 2014: A Look at Adult Contemporary P1s.” The new report is the latest in the continuing series of format breakouts from Edison Research’s influential “Infinite Dial” study, released in March of this year.

Respondents to Edison Research’s 2014 “The Infinite Dial” were asked to name the radio station they listen to most, each of which was individually coded by format. The Adult Contemporary breakouts are based on 106 listeners age 12 and older who named an Adult Contemporary or Hot AC outlet as their P1 station. Read more

“Infinite Dial 2014″ Format Report: Public Radio P1s Are About Twice as Likely to Have a LinkedIn Profile

Somerville, New Jersey — June 3, 2014 — P1 listeners to Public Radio are more likely to use social media than the average listener, and they are twice as likely to have a profile on LinkedIn, the job networking site.

That is one key finding from “The Infinite Dial 2014: A Look at Public Radio P1s.” The new report is the latest in the continuing series of format breakouts from Edison Research’s influential “Infinite Dial” study, released in March of this year.

Respondents to Edison Research’s 2014 “The Infinite Dial” were asked to name the radio station they listen to most, each of which was individually coded by format. The Public Radio breakouts are based on 126 listeners age 12 and older who named a Public Radio outlet as their P1 station. Read more