Radio World
Managing Director, ContentPaul McLane
PublisherFuture US
First issue1977
CountryUnited States
Based inWashington, D.C.

Radio World is a trade journal published by Future US targeted at radio broadcast executives and operations personnel worldwide. Multiple editions are published for the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and French.[1] Columnists range from broadcast industry consultants to legal counsel specializing in the broadcast industry.[2]

Radio World was founded in 1977 by IMAS Publishing and was privately held until IMAS was acquired by NewBay Media in 2007.[3] Future plc acquired NewBay in April 2018.[4]

Sister publications include Radio, TV Technology, Videography, Government Video, TVB, and

An unrelated Radio World magazine was published by Hennessy Radio Publications Corp. from 1922 to 1939.[5]

List of editions


  1. ^ Pizzi, Skip (December 20, 2009). "Articles: Radio World newspaper". Retrieved July 24, 2016.
  2. ^ "Memorandum to Broadcast Clients" (PDF). Fisher Wayland Cooper Leader & Zaragoza L.L.P. January 22, 1999. Retrieved July 24, 2016.
  3. ^ "NewBay Media Buys IMAS Publishing". FOLIO. 5 July 2007. Retrieved 4 September 2018.
  4. ^ Butts, Tom (4 April 2018). "Future Publishing Acquires US Content Business NewBay Media". TV Technology. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  5. ^ "Roland Hennessy, Retired Publisher". The New York Times. February 3, 1939. p. 20. Retrieved June 7, 2021.