There are several factors that supply fuel to a successful radio/label relationship, with a mutual understanding and respect for each other’s goals leading the way. iHeart’s Jonathan Shuford and Warner Bros. Josh Reich score high grades in this department and it’s emblematic of the manner in which they conduct themselves universally within their respective roles in the business. Another informative exchange of ideas in this week’s Face-Off Cover Story. [more]

For our first Programming to Win column of 2018, Robby Bridges finds inspiration in The Wizard of Oz in his quest to bring excitement to programmers who may need some rekindling of their love of radio once again. [more]

What is the one thing you would like to accomplish this year professionally and/or personally? [more]

Greg Thompson, Scott Shannon, Tom Poleman, Tim Herbster, John Ivey, Lee Leipsner, Jeff Kapugi. [more]