In the Press

Mentions in Popular Press

April 2019

Brown, Harley. 2019. “Consolidation is Harming Diversity and Localism in Terrestrial Radio, According to New Report.” Bilboard.com, 30 April.

Inside Radio. 2019. “Research Delves into Female-Male Artist Disparity on Country Radio.” Inside Radio, 29 April.

Maddison, Katie. 2019. “Men Still Dominate Country Radio Airplay, Distressing Study Reveals.” Country Daily, 29 April.

Moore, Bobby. 2019. “Even Country Radio’s Most-Played Women Struggle Compared to its Most-Played Men, Study Finds.” The Boot, 29 April.

Radio Ink. 2019. “Study: Lack of Female Artists on Radio is Real.” Radio Ink, 29 April.

Smith, Courtney E. 2019. “Want to Hear a Woman on Country Radio? You’ll Have to Sit Through 44 Songs by Men First.” Refinery29, 27 April.

Hughes, William. 2019. “Study Reveals Shocking Result: Country Radio is Still Totally Dominated by Dudes.” AV/News, 26 April.

Whitaker, Sterling. 2019. “New Study Reveals Nearly 10-to-1 Disparity Between Men and Women at Country Radio.” Taste of Country, 26 April.

Nicholson, Jessica. 2019. “Spun Out: New Study Examines Drastic Decline in Female Artists on Country Radio.” MusicRow, 26 April.

Brown, Harley. 2019. “Study Finds ‘Alarming’ Gender Representation on Country Radio.” Billboard.com, 26 April.

Moss, Marissa. 2019. “New Study Examines Impact of Country Radio Programming on Women.” RollingStone Country, 26 April.

Mercuri, Monica. 2019 “Reba McEntire’s ACM Award Criticism Speaks to Ongoing Issues for Female Country Artists.” Forbes, 8 April.

Moss, Marissa R. 2019. “New Country Music Study Examines Scarcity of Women on Radio.” RollingStone Country, 5 April.

March 2019

Vallet, Stéphanie. 2019. “Palmarès : où sont les femmes?La Presse, 8 mars. [Mise à jours le 11 mars, “Palmarès musicaux : où sont les femmes?“]

February 2019

Moss, Marissa R. 2019. “Women on Country Radio: CRS 2019 Sends Mixed Messages.” RollingStone Country, 27 February.

December 2018

Moss, Marissa R. 2018. “Go-Karting With Bebe Rexha and Florida Georgia Line, 2018’s Unlikeliest Hitmaking Team.” Billboard Magazine, 15 December.

November 2018

Buchholz, Amanda B. 2018. “Gender Equity Strikes a Chord in Country Music Industry.” The Progressive, 1 November.

November 2018

Smith, Courtney E. 2018. “The Man Who Thinks Women in Country Music Are ‘Tomatoes’ Is At It Again.” Refinery29, July 8.

Media Appearance

Interview with Connie Thiessen for Broadcast Dialogue – The Podcast, “Dr. Jada Watson on the widening gender gap in Country radio,” May 3, 2019.

Interview with Preston Mulligan for Maritime Noon (CBC – Halifax), “Phone-in with Brett Kissel about the growing popularity of country music,” October 18, 2018 [12:38-53:03].