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Your Station Anywhere. Backbone provides turnkey professional and college online radio stations. Backbone’s virtualized infrastructure “in the cloud” means affordable, agile broadcasts from anywhere — live and automated. Available with full communications, including phones, studio quality remotes, and incredible distribution options.

Broadcasters General Store supplies equipment to the broadcast industry from over 500 manufacturers. Whether it’s a complete studio rebuild or a handful of connectors BGS takes care of everything. Family owned and operated since 1979.

BSW is one of the world’s premiere broadcast equipment suppliers. For over 40 years broadcast and audio professionals around the globe have come to depend on BSW for all their audio needs. Our sales professionals have decades of real-world broadcast and studio engineering experience to offer expert help with your equipment purchase. Call us at 800-426-8434, email us at or visit our website at

The College Radio Foundation (CRF) is a registered 501(c)(3) charity that works to promote and support non-commercial college radio stations and the students involved with them.  The CRF has two primary programs: the annual College Radio Day event and the newly launched College Radio Fund (raising funds for station grants and student scholarships). 

All radio apps make music, but Commotion apps make MONEY!  Commotion’s mobile app platform provides tools to help stations increase digital revenue, listener engagement, and audience loyalty.  Chat with listeners in real-time, change app content on-the-fly, and boost digital dollars with Commotion –!

Since 1961, Comrex Corporation has been a leading manufacturer of high quality audio and video products which are used by broadcasters worldwide.  Specializing in audio and video codecs for remote broadcasting, Comrex produces the award-winning ACCESS Audio IP Codec and LiveShot Video IP Codec as well as the STAC VIP VoIP Call Management system for interfacing live telephone callers to on-air.  Learn more about the complete line of Comrex products at

The CUNY J-School is the leader in equipping the next generation of journalists with the tools to find stories and tell them effectively using video, print, documentary, photography, audio, data, and virtual reality. We provide rigorous instruction in the fundamental reporting and writing skills and ethics of journalism. Our students reflect the ethnic, economic, and international diversity of the world, and they take pride in digging out stories about people and neighborhoods the media often overlook. Learn more at

The Institute on Political Journalism is an 8-week program that provides undergrads with guaranteed internships with media outlets and communications firms, courses for transferable credit, housing in the heart of Washington, DC, and opportunities for networking and professional development.

GatesAir’s exclusive focus on the over-the-air market helps broadcasters optimize services today, and prepare for future revenue-generating business opportunities with the industry’s most energy-efficient TV and radio transmitters. GatesAir’s Intraplex solutions give broadcasters bandwidth-rich solutions for moving content over IP networks, with visibility into stream and network performance.

Grass Valley is a trusted partner completely focused on empowering customers to create, control and connect content wherever, however and whenever it is consumed. We provide the innovative tools and expertise to help customers improve their efficiency while telling better stories to attract and keep viewers.

Hindenburg Systems is a Danish software company specializing in intuitive, portable solutions for professional and consumer audio production. We provide innovative technological features that allow audio raconteurs to focus on telling a great story, while our software ensures broadcast quality results.

MusicMaster is the fastest-growing and most powerful music scheduling software for radio and music television stations worldwide.

Since 1991, NBS has provided low cost, reliable broadcast management software to thousands of stations worldwide. Our music scheduling and commercial advertising / underwriting announcement systems interface with most broadcast automation systems. We offer buyout pricing, no mandatory monthly fees.

Nelco Media is a live streaming expert with focus on NewTek TriCaster solutions. Founder Philip Nelson spent over 20 years at NewTek and has worked with clients that include NBA, MTV, NFL, Horizon League, Patriot League, Big 10 Network and more.

The North American College and Community Chart tabulates weekly radio charts from college and non-commercial radio stations in the USA and Canada. The main charts are the Top 200 and Top 30’s for Non-Comm and NACC NEXT. Sub-genres include Jazz, World, Heavy, Hip Hop, Electronic and Folk. More info at

Nautel is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of AM and FM radio broadcast transmitters. With a deployment of over 15,000 transmitters (7,000 of which are AUI-enabled) in 177 countries, Nautel continues to provide valuable solutions for digital radio broadcasting.

NLGJA – The Association of LGBTQ Journalists is an organization of journalists, news executives, media professionals, educators and students working from within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBTQ issues. Learn more at

OMT Technologies is a solutions provider to the broadcast media industry across North America and Internationally. Our core products include the iMediaTouch Radio Automation System and Radio’s Number One Selling Digital Logger, iMediaLogger.

PromoSuite Next is the radio industry’s leading Promotions Management workflow system. Join the over 2500 radio stations who use PromoSuite Next to manage contesting, winner sheets, liner reads, sales requests, prize fulfillment, 1099’s,  events/remotes, and lots more.

The PRSS ContentDepot® portal provides a web-based interface to identify, share and receive pre-recorded programs, daily live news shows, and one-time specials. By using a combination of Internet and satellite technologies, content and metadata is delivered automatically to stations.

Radio Free America is a free, DMCA-compliant service that records your webcast to link to on-demand archives of every program your station produces. Your listeners and college radio enthusiasts everywhere, can now access special moments from your broadcasts — wherever they are and whenever they want.

RadioFX provides a low-cost custom mobile solution for college radio stations that includes a number of highly innovative features – real-time chat between the on-air personalities and the listeners, social media integration, a dynamic programming schedule, and a robust analytics dashboard, plus many other features. More info – 

RCS software is used by more than 14,500 radio stations, TV music channels, cable companies, satellite music networks and Internet stations worldwide. RCS is the world’s largest broadcast software company. The company also provides broadcasters and webcasters tools and expertise and also develops real-time audio recognition technology.

Since 1972, RF Specialties has provided Radio and TV stations, Studios, and now Podcasters, with equipment like transmitters, mixers, microphones, cables, and everything else needed to do the job right.  Rely on our expertise to help YOU.

SoCast offers a digital platform that makes it easy for radio to leverage opportunities for audience engagement and revenue growth in the digital era. We do this by offering an integrated platform to manage your website, mobile apps and social media for radio. We make it easy for radio brands to their audiences, increase tune-ins and grow revenue in digital. The SoCast Broadcast Educators Partnership Program is built exclusively for the broadcast industry, the SoCast Digital Management Platform is used by some of the largest radio broadcasters in North America to manage their entire digital presence and engage audiences in digital. SoCast works in conjunction with Broadcast Educators to equip students with the technology and hands-on experience required to succeed in today’s social and digital media landscape – using the same tools and techniques as their future employers.

SoundExchange is the nonprofit organization at the center of digital music, developing solutions to benefit the entire music industry. The organization collects and distributes digital royalties on behalf of more than 130,000 recording artists and master rights owners accounts. To date, SoundExchange has paid out approximately $4 billion in royalties.

Spinitron is an online playlist management solution for non-commercial radio stations. It handles playlist data capture and dynamic online publishing, archiving and reporting among many other features. Spinitron has benefits for listeners, stations, artists and DJs. Contact: Eva Papp, (617) 233-3115.

SurferNETWORK provides comprehensive streaming solutions for a diverse customer base, powering digital audio/video efforts in a variety of industries. Radio, Colleges & Universities, sports teams, and hobbyists all utilize SurferNETWORK’s platform to monetize and stream live and on-demand audio/video content.

Tieline is the Codec Company and thousands of customers around the world rely on Tieline IP audio Codecs every single day for reliable Studio-to-Transmitter (STL), audio distribution, and remote broadcast solutions. Tieline’s reputation for technology and innovation continues with our new generation of products including the Genie and Merlin.

UnderCurrents is a daily, 4-hour music mix heard around the USA and the world via Native Voice One. From a library of over 33,000 songs, Host Gregg McVicar, hand picks music that is rich in musicality and cultural values, keeping an ear to new trends while honoring the roots.

UNISET is the industry leader in the design and manufacturing of dynamic multipurpose television, video set and studio systems. Our core products and services include modular desks, mobile background systems, and free standing cycloramas in addition to our custom fabrication services.

WSOU 89.5 FM is the student-run radio station of Seton Hall University.  In addition to its award-winning heavy metal/loud rock format, WSOU also broadcasts Seton Hall athletics, religious, and public affairs programming.  Broadcasting since 1948, WSOU is part of Seton Hall’s new College of Communication and the Arts, which is celebrating its inaugural year.  For more information, and