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Reviewing The Year in Radio: 2012

Part II - July through December

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Mark and Brian, Radio Personalities

Mark and Brian, Radio Personalities

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Every year I stop for a moment and look over the stories from the year. Like any industry, radio has great moments and not-so-great ones. This year has been a mixed bag.

June

Boston listeners of WODS 103.3 AMP Radio were disheartened when format flipped from Classic Hits to Contemporary Hit Radio

Glenn Beck inked a new $100 million/5-year deal with syndicator Premiere Networks.

Talk show host Neal Boortz announced his upcoming retirement.

Twin Cities' Radio personality, "Dark Star," was found deadat his home. George Hutton Chapple was an icon in the Mineeapolis/St. Paul area.

July

Sirius XM conservative talk show host, Andrew Wilkow, announces he will have an additional new TV program on Glenn Beck's online video network, Blaze TV.

Sports Radio WFAN/New York celebrated its 25th Anniversary all month long with special programming and events.

Famed Oldies/Classic Rock outlet WCBS-FM/New York turned 40.

August

Mark and Brian did their last show on KLOS-FM/Los Angeles.

Geraldo Rivera's WABC-AM/New York show goes nationwide with syndication being handled by Cumulus Media Network.

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