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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 CHR’s 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 it’s 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 group’s 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 Goodman… [more]

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

It’s 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, it’s no wonder that Clear Channel called on Zellner last year to join the radio behemoth’s 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 Jeffries’ storied radio career is as steep in programming and managerial experience as it is in the number of radio stations and legends he’s 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 it’s easy to understand why Dom Theodore bleeds radio blood. Radio has been his lifelong passion and he’s 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
Cumulus Media Names Sid Kelly Program Director At WABD/Mobile
In Brief - October 12, 2015
October 9, 2015
Report: Most See P1 Station Like A Friend
Greater Media Collects 200,000 Bottles of Water For South Carolina Flood Victims
October 8, 2015
Emmis Announces Second Quarter Earnings
WiLD 94.9 Names Julian On The Radio Afternoon Drive Host
Entercom Atlanta Promotes Michael Chase to Director of Marketing & Promotions At Star 94
KNEV/Reno Turns On Classic Hip Hop
Benztown Partners With Dash Radio
October 7, 2015
Ellen K To Launch A New Morning Show On KOST/Los Angeles
Pandora To Acquire Ticketfly
Slow Jams Launches New Throwback Edition
Steven Meyers Promoted To Director/Digital Operations At Greater Media
October 6, 2015
Bubba The Love Sponge Apologizes For Ratings Tampering
Cumulus Launches Classic Hip Hop 98.3 The Vibe
Jon Platt Named CEO At Warner/Chappell
CBS Radio Names Sam Rogers VP, National Sales & Corporate Partnerships
In Brief - October 6, 2015
October 5, 2015
Beasley Media Group Announces Actions Against Todd Clem AKA, ‘Bubba The Love Sponge’
iHeartMedia Presents "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 Concert Tour"
Steve Mills Named iHeartMedia’s Chief Information Officer
Puff Daddy Brings Bad Boy To Epic Records
Charlamagne Tha God Renews With iHeartMedia
In Brief - October 5, 2015
October 2, 2015
Music News
Janet Jackson's Unbreakable Bows at #1
Quick Hits: Fall Out Boy & Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Foo Fighters, Gorillaz
Taylor Swift Talks Grammys, Life After 1989
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, Green Day, Radiohead, Mariah Carey, Three 6 Mafia
Janet Jackson, N.W.A. and More Up For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Ciara, Deadmau5
Selena Gomez Maps Out Revival Tour
Quick Hits: RIAA Gold & Platinum, Cage The Elephant, Kurt Cobain, American Music Awards / Jennifer Lopez
Quick Hits: Kendrick Lamar, Brian Fallon, Ten Commandos, The Cure, Lollapalooza South America, JoJo, Courtney Barnett
Fetty Wap Debuts Atop Billboard 200 Chart
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus & Flaming Lips, Will Smith, Maynard James Keenan, Ben Folds
Deluxe Edition of Sam Smith's In The Lonely Hour Announced
Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Megadeth, Beastie Boys
Quick Hits: Fifth Harmony, Train's Pat Monahan, Seal, Roger Waters
Beyoncé, Jay Z & Prince Headlining Massive TIDAL X Charity Concert

Mark Adams
San Francisco

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