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November Monthly: 
Rich Davis, OM Clear Channel Nashville

Rich Davis spent the better part of his early radio career tooling around with some of the most successful programmers in the business. The good student that he was enabled him to parlay that experience with some strategic career moves that ultimately landed him in Nashville, where today he oversees five very successful Clear Channel brands while simultaneously programming one of the most respected CHRís in the business in WRVW/The River. [more]

October Monthly: 
Alex Tear, OM, Clear Channel Miami

Alex Tear was made for radio programming. His natural propensity to program is surpassed only by the diligence he applies to his craft. After several teeth-cutting years of Midwest radio, Clear Channel rewarded Tear with a cluster OM post in 2009, where he currently oversees seven Miami brands, as well as dabbling in a few CC national initiatives. [more]

September Monthly: 
Bob Struble, iBiquity President and CEO

A lot can happen in a year and itís been just that long since FMQB checked in with iBiquity President and CEO Bob Struble. From this point in 2009 to 2010, HD Radio has seen significant growth across auto, consumer electronics and new portable devices, the latter of which represents a completely new sales volume. With a new focus of reaching out to consumers as radio develops content to fill out the HD 2, 3 and 4 signals, Struble sat down with FMQB to relay his message to the masses. [more]

August Monthly: 
David Goodman, President,
CBS Interactive Music Group

In May 2009 CBS Corp made a landmark decision in how it was going to operate in the digital space in the current decade. The company formed CBS Interactive Music Group, a division that would aggregate all of the groupís digital assets and partners under one management umbrella. They needed an executive ace to head the division. One who was familiar with the turf, but also equipped and flexible enough to apply his skills-set to an ever-changing world, with his sights set on the future. Enter David GoodmanÖ [more]

July Monthly: 
David Field, President & CEO,
Entercom Communications

Itís no coincidence that David Field began his Entercom career as Director of Finance & Corporate Development. After all, with an academic background in finance and fresh from investment banking at Goldman-Sachs, it was a natural fit. A decade after joining Entercom in 1987, Field assumed the leadership role for the company and has been there ever since. [more]

June Monthly: 
Peter Smyth, Chairman & CEO,
Greater Media

After a twenty-five year union, Peter Smyth and Greater Media have become synonymous with each other. Smyth has dedicated two and a half decades to Greater Media crafting a company culture that is high in values and performance. He often preaches about the premium the company places on its employees with their needs superseding anything else on the company's agenda. [more]

May Monthly: 
Jon Zellner, SVP Programming,
Clear Channel Communications

Jon Zellner has successfully pursued and secured top programming posts with major radio groups as well as satellite radio. Given the depth of his experience, itís no wonder that Clear Channel called on Zellner last year to join the radio behemothís enviable group of programming execs to help craft a programming vision for the company going forward. [more]

April Monthly: 
NAB President and CEO Gordon H. Smith

Having served in the U.S. Senate from 1996 to 2008 for the state of Oregon, Gordon H. Smith was no stranger to the plight of the broadcast industry. His reputation as a pragmatic lawmaker able to reach across party lines preceded him, as did his time served with the Senate Commerce Committee, the panel that oversees all broadcast-related legislation. His tenure as Chairman of a Senate High Tech Task Force helped foster his interest in new media and new technology issues and prepared him for issues he would soon face as he represented broadcasters currently embroiled in the digital age. [more]

March Monthly: 
Jan Jeffries, SVP/Programming,
Cumulus Media

Jan Jeffriesí storied radio career is as steep in programming and managerial experience as it is in the number of radio stations and legends heís worked with. Jeffries has been at it since the young age of 15 and has navigated competitively for four decades. He holds one of the prized positions in the industry for one of the most revered companies as SVP/ Programming for Cumulus Media where he frequently interacts with the wisdom of Lew and John Dickey. [more]

February Monthly: 
Dom Theodore, VP CHR Programming CBS

If we are all a product of our environment then itís easy to understand why Dom Theodore bleeds radio blood. Radio has been his lifelong passion and heís navigated the industry quite adeptly carving out an impressive programming career at many notable stops. His latest mission is creating a compelling CHR arsenal for CBS Radio in collaboration with a remarkable executive programming team.  [more]


2009 Archive

Breaking News
CBS Radio Names Brian McHale SVP/Information Technology
Nielsen Announces Launch of National Television Out-Of-Home Measurement Service
The Atlantic Records New York Team Celebrates Charli XCX
October 20, 2016
CBS Radio Signs Michael Martin To Multi-Year Contract Renewal
SportsRadio 94WIP/Philly Adds Joe Decamra & Jon Ritchie To Middays
October 19, 2016
Frankie C Extends Agreement With KZHT/Salt Lake City
Voncile Anderson Named Beasley Director/NTR Sales In Tampa Bay
In Brief - October 19, 2016
October 18, 2016
Rob Stringer Promoted To CEO Of Sony Music Entertainment
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces The Debut Of The New Alt 104.9
Entercom Agrees To Acquire Four Radio Stations In Charlotte From Beasley Broadcast Group
Ebro Returns To Portland
Townsquare Media Names John Roberts OM For Tyler-Longview, Texas
Jacobs Media & PRPDís 8th Annual Public Radio Tech Survey Released
In Brief - October 18, 2016
October 17, 2016
WFLZ/Tampa Names Kruz Program Director
Republic Records Promotes Wendy Goldstein To Executive Vice President
Alpha Media Mankato Names Bob Rose Market Manager
Corey B. Joins WBBM-FM (B96)/Chicago As New Night Host
October 14, 2016
Race Taylor Re-Ups With WPLJ/New York
Andrew Berger Named Imaging Director For KPWR/Los Angeles
October 13, 2016
iHeartMedia Chicago Names New Night Show Hosts
Emmis Announces Agreement to Sell Texas Monthly
Alpha Media Supports Hurricane Matthew Recovery Relief
Music News
Kings of Leon Earn First #1 Album
Quick Hits: The Chainsmokers, Drake, Prince, Sting, Charlie Puth, The Decemberists, Dead or Alive
Quick Hits: Radiohead, Frank Ocean, A$AP Ferg
"Crash" Into Against Me!
Maroon 5 Closes The Top 40 and Hot AC Radio Panels Upon Impact
Jordan Fisher Will Make His Broadway Debut In Hamilton On November 22
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Gwen Stefani
Pearl Jam, 2Pac & Depeche Mode Lead 2017 Rock Hall Nominees
Green Day Tops Billboard 200 For Their Third Time
Quick Hits: Liam Payne, Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Mother Love Bone
Quick Hits: Kings Of Leon, Elton John, Roger Waters
Maroon 5 Debuts New Single Featuring Kendrick Lamar
Louise Goffin To Perform Surprise Concert
Quick Hits: Drake, Depeche Mode
Drake Earns Record-Setting 13 American Music Award Nominations

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EVP/Programming Operations

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