- 1978 in radio
1978saw a number of significant events in radio broadcasting.__TOC__
May 6– Bob Kingsley, producer of the syndicated " American Country Countdown," takes over as host. He replaces Don Bowman, who had hosted for the first 4 1/2 years. Kingsley will helm the program for 27 years.
September 18– In television, American situation comedy" WKRP in Cincinnati" ( 1978– 1982), featuring the misadventures of the staff of a struggling radio stationin Cincinnati, Ohio.
October 7– " American Top 40" expands from three to four hours. Several new features are added to the program, which is reaching its peak in popularity.
Bill Ballanceleaves KGBS for KFMB in San Diego, where he is to remain for fifteen years.
8 March– The first episode of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy- the radio series later to be turned into a book, a television programme, a game, and a film - is broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
24 December– In Sweden, pirate radio station "Radio FM in Stockholm" goes on air.
31 December– In Sweden, "Frukostklubben" ends.
May 18- Carolina Bermudez, radio personality on the syndicated " Elvis Duranand the Morning Zoo" program originating from New York on WHTZ(Z100)
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