Radio

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ICYMI: Stingray goes international with Amazon

Plus, Snap launches new insights tool and Twitter teams up with Wealthsimple.

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Dentsu and DAZN tap podcasters to create a new soccer show

The sports streamer teams up with Footy Prime to promote its soccer broadcasts and expand into podcast advertising.

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QSRs continue to buy big in Toronto and Montreal: Media Monitors

McDonald’s and Subway continued their strong radio presence in both cities.

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RadioCount selected to measure local diary markets

Operated by Port Dover’s Microtherapy, the service will measure 21 radio markets previously dropped by Numeris.

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QSRs buy big in Toronto and Montreal: Media Monitors

McDonald’s Canada continues a big radio push in both markets.

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Radio spend is on the rebound, but is it enough?

Agency execs and media owners weigh in on WARC’s recent findings that showed promising growth in radio.

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Just how bad did the pandemic hit broadcasters?

The CRTC’s latest broadcast statistics show advancing declines across the board, though some areas fared worse than others.

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Volkswagen tops Toronto airwaves: Media Monitors

The Government of Quebec purchased the most radio spots in Montreal, while the automaker category topped both markets.

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Acast adds Crooked Media podcasts

Through the deal, Acast can connect Canadian advertisers and sponsors to popular podcasts like Pod Save America.

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Blue Jays bolster Rogers’ Q2

Sports programming and Blue Jays baseball attributed to an 84% increase in media revenue for the quarter.

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Automotive dominates radio for the week: Media Monitors

Volkswagen led in Toronto, with car categories making up most of Montreal’s rankings.

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CBC lays out Tokyo 2020 Olympic coverage

Pre-coverage begins Wednesday, with a content slate that provides 3,725 hours of coverage across platforms.

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Acast partners with Donovan Bailey for new podcast

The weekly series will be ad-supported and feature integration opportunities for brands looking to lean into Bailey’s fan base and potential new audience.

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Streaming audio’s role in connecting with audiences: report

At home and in-car listening has drastically increased over the past year, making streaming audio services a key component for connecting brands with Gen Z and millennials.

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Goodfood takes back the top: Media Monitors

Despite losing the number one ranking, lotteries stayed strong in Toronto, along with the insurance category, which increased its radio play in Montreal as well.