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Perception And Reality: Marketers And Agencies Dramatically Underestimate The State Of U.S. Worker Commutes; Plus The Latest Nielsen Data Shows A Complete Recovery Of AM/FM Radio Listeners In $75K+ Households

By Pierre Bouvard
Advertiser Perceptions recently asked media decision makers, “What percentage of American workers are either working from home daily, commuting some days, or commuting every day?” Here is a look at the buy side perceptions of the state of the American commute versus the actual reality.

Podcasts Launched The Radio Star: How Dan Bongino’s Podcast Generated Significant Awareness And Appeal Among U.S. Talk Radio Listeners

By Pierre Bouvard
CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One commissioned Maru/Blue to conduct a national study revealing the extent to which Dan Bongino has used his podcast platform, social media presence, best-selling books, and TV appearances to build a strong brand among American talk radio listeners.

The Two Podcast Slides Every Marketer Needs To Have: New Data From Edison Research And Triton Digital’s Infinite Dial 2021

By Pierre Bouvard
Last week, Edison Research and Triton Digital released their 24th annual Infinite Dial study. For marketers, the most compelling aspect of the study was the section on podcasting. Here are the key findings.

Case Study: AM/FM Radio Campaign For A Pharmaceutical Brand Generates Strong Lift In Brand Equity And Actions Taken With No Negative Reaction To Disclaimer

By Pierre Bouvard
With cable penetration falling from 90% of all homes to only 62% and a shift of TV viewing to advertising-free streaming video services, pharmaceutical brands need to maintain reach by adding new media platforms. Here's how AM/FM radio can help.

Case Study: AM/FM Radio Plays A Powerful And Unique Role In The Media Plan As Streaming Video Brands Battle For Awareness And Subscribers

By Pierre Bouvard
With streaming video brands turning to AM/FM radio like never before, CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One retained Nielsen to measure the impact of one streaming service’s NFL AM/FM radio investment. Here are the key findings.

Michigan Sports Betting Big Bang: Ten Authorized Operators Flood Airwaves As New Study Reveals AM/FM Radio Listeners Show Significantly More Interest And Engagement In Online Sports Betting Than TV Viewers

By Pierre Bouvard
On January 25, 2021, ten brands in the state of Michigan went live with sports betting. To better understand the consumer reaction in Michigan to the launch of sport betting, CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One commissioned MARU/Matchbox to conduct a study.

Westwood One | Magellan AI Podcast Advertising Analysis Shows Podcasts Are Pandemic Proof: After Modest Dip In April, Ad Volumes Roar Back In Q3 2020

By Pierre Bouvard
With podcast listening up, are podcast advertisers similarly growing their investments? CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One partnered with Magellan AI to analyze podcast advertising occurrence data from the top 400 podcasts in the U.S. through Q3 2020.

Southeast Michigan Ford Dealers Association Uses AM/FM Radio Smart Speaker Pre-Roll Ads To Build Awareness And Purchase Intent

By Pierre Bouvard
To measure the impact the Southeast Michigan Ford Dealers Association smart speaker campaign, CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One retained MARU/Matchbox to conduct a campaign effect study. Here are the key findings.

Westwood One 2021 Audioscape: 5 Things To Know About The Podcast Audience

By Brittany Faison
While AM/FM radio dominates the audio landscape with mass reach and significant time spent, podcasting is an area that has been experiencing significant adoption growth. The just-released Westwood One 2021 Audioscape looks at podcast consumer trends using data from Edison’s Q3 2020 “Share of Ear” Report.

New CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One And Horizon Media Study: Why Artificial Fan Noise Increases Ad Receptivity At Live Sporting Events

By Pierre Bouvard
To learn what sports fans thought about fan noise, as well as to ask about their other sports opinions in a year unlike any other, CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One and Horizon Media commissioned MARU/Matchbox to execute a study.