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  • Triton Media: How they are using mobile to move radio from broadcast to conversations with EVP Marketing, Patrick Reynolds

    By Rob Woodbridge, Untether.tv Tuesday, Oct 25, 2011 10:00 AM EST

    What does the future of radio look like? Is the dial dead or is it just undergoing a massive transformation as we all move to mobile? What about upstart industry disruptors like Pandora or Spotify? Are these the future of this industry? How do you engage listeners while they listen to the radio? How do you start that important conversation?

    These questions, and many more, is exactly why I asked Patrick Reynolds, EVP Marketing at Triton Digital to come on for an episode. They seemed to be doing … read more

  • Check In Radio Enables Smartphone-Based Radio Station Contests: But Will Listeners Tune In?

    By Scott Steinberg, Rolling Stone Tuesday, Oct 18, 2011 9:00 AM EST

    Free Android and iPhone app Check In Radio hopes to streamline relations between radio stations and listeners by letting fans enter contests digitally via their smartphones, rather than having to call in to register. Whether both sides of the divide will embrace the application or appreciate the new vistas it opens is another matter entirely.

    A complementary download from Triton Digital, the software, which allows stations to announce giveaways on-air, then set limited timeframes for online … read more

  • CheckIn Radio Is FourSquare for Your FM Dial

    By Eliot Van Buskirk, Gizmodo.com Wednesday, Oct 12, 2011 10:00 AM EST

    The combination of apps anlocad traditional FM radio broadcasts might seem unnatural, but they actually work well together in at least three cases.

    Many of the most popular music apps on all platforms merely repackage online streams from FM radio stations; a company called Jelli crowdsources radio programming in cities across the country; and now, Triton Digital has launched apps for iPhone and Android that let listeners "check in" to stations, alerting their friends to the fact that they're … read more

  • Triton Digital capitalizes on radio industry's sea change

    By Alex Pham, Los Angeles Times Tuesday, Oct 11, 2011 10:15 AM EST

    The Sherman Oaks company, founded by two old-school radio executives and onetime competitors, gives traditional broadcasters and webcasters a way to distribute their content online and on mobile devices.

    Like Levi Strauss, who got rich selling goods to immigrants during the Gold Rush, the founders of Triton Digital are making their fortune by providing the technology to radio companies wanting to mine digital gold.

    Neal Schore and Mike Agovino, two old-school radio executives and onetime … read more

  • Radio's Transformation

    By Ed Gaskin, The Pulse Network Monday, Aug 15, 2011 10:00 AM EST

    Ed Gaskin interviews Patrick Reynolds, EVP of Marketing for Triton Digital. They discuss the transformation of radio and Triton’s role in the change. As radio becomes digital it can achieve both the yen and yang of many objectives such as achieving both scale and precision, permission and surprise, being creative and scientific and being both familiar and new. They discuss best practices and cases including Saw III and Slacker.

    Check out the video here: http://thepulsenetwork.com/business/cmo- … read more

  • Triton Digital and Fraunhofer IIS Partner for High-Performance Surround Audio Streaming

    PRweb.com Wednesday, Aug 10, 2011 9:00 AM EST

    MPEG Surround and HE-AAC audio codecs in Triton Digital’s streaming platform enable broadcasters to efficiently deliver an immersive surround Internet radio experience to consumers.

    Erlangen, Germany (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 - Fraunhofer IIS, the world’s renowned source for audio and multimedia technologies, today announced a licensing agreement with Triton Digital’s Streaming Division, which will enable Triton customers to benefit from the most efficient surround audio algorithms for the … read more

  • Westwood One To Merge With Dial Global

    Triton Marketing Monday, Aug 01, 2011 10:00 AM EST

    Merger Creates a Diverse Radio Programming, Services and Advertising Sales Company

    NEW YORK, NY, August 1, 2011 -- Dial Global, a division of Triton Media Group, LLC, and Westwood One, Inc. (NASDAQ: WWON), today announced a definitive agreement to merge in a stock for stock transaction. The new entity will remain listed on NASDAQ. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2011, subject to customary closing conditions and expiration of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott- … read more

  • Playground Radio Interviews Mike Agovino

    Triton Marketing Thursday, Jul 21, 2011 10:00 AM EST

    Playground Radio brings you market news straight from The Playground. Join your host Demian Russian as he welcomes his special guest this week: Mike Agovino, Chief Operating Officer, Triton Media Group.

    Mike Agovino co-founded Triton in 2006 following more than 20 years of executive experience in the radio industry. Mike's previous experience includes 18 years of service at Katz Media, where he rose to become President of Katz Radio and Katz Interactive. Following his time at Katz, he became … read more

  • News Update

    Triton Marketing Wednesday, Jan 19, 2011 10:00 AM EST

    The Daily Deals craze, made popular by Groupon, is an evolving and significant revenue opportunity for local media companies. In fact, the relationship that exists between local media companies and their respective audiences is a key component to capitalizing on this concept. Join us for one of these informative sessions to learn more about the opportunity and how Triton Loyalty can help you capitalize on it.

    Triton Daily Deals is the lowest cost solution of its kind and leaves you and your … read more

  • The Groupon of Radio? Triton, Deal Current to Bring Daily Deals to Listeners

    By David Zax, FastCompany.Com Wednesday, Jan 12, 2011 9:00 AM EST

    As radio's revenue shrinks, daily deals and other online services become a new important income stream.

    You've heard something about the death of print? Or about the struggles of traditional television in an Internet age? Well, it's been no easier on the third great old-school medium: radio. In recent years, the aggregate revenue for radio has declined from 21 billion to around 15, according to one estimate. But a company called Triton Digital Media, which helps local radio stations get … read more