This Week's e-QB
November 11, 2016

Ross Mahoney, PD, KXTE, Las Vegas

When we found out that Ross Mahoney landed the PD gig at KXTE in Las Vegas, we gave him a little time to settle in before we sat him down to find out what it's like to make the jump from PD in the beach town of Wilmington, N.C. to working in one of the most iconic cities in America. [more]

Vince Benedetto, Founder/President/CEO, Bold Gold Media Group

In honor of Veterans Day, FMQB correspondent Joey Odorisio reached out to a familiar voice from his junior high days, and enlisted the services of Vince Benedetto, who also served his country as an officer in the Air Force before embarking on a career in radio ownership. Learn the motivations that prompted Benedetto into taking on such a challenge and the parallels he draws to his military experience as he continues to build a stable of medium and small market stations.
Video Saved the Radio Star

Integrating every social media platform into your radio station can be overwhelming, but in this week's Programming to Win column, Bob Quick makes a case for the importance of YouTube. Using your smartphone camera, you can easily capture the visual side of what is happening behind the mic.
Elections & Ratings

In the wake of the Presidential election, there has been a lot of talk and analysis of the polling and predictions leading up to this past Tuesday. For his Programming to Win column, Pat Welsh compares the mechanics of radio ratings measurements to those of political polls.

What is radio’s toughest competition in the digital world and what makes it such a formidable challenger? [more]

OneRepublic, Pitbull, Anne-Marie, Maty Noyes [more]

Joe Riccitelli, Tom Poleman, Boomer, Jeff Kapugi,
Jeff McCartney, Alex Tear

Breaking News
Warner Music Group Reports Fourth Quarter & Full Year Results
Coleman Insights Names Jessica Lichtenfeld as Associate Consultant
December 7, 2015
iHeartMedia-Indianapolis Names Brad Polston Market President
SFX Entertainment Rebrands As LiveStyle, Inc.
Lux Moves to Morning Drive at NOW 96.3/St. Louis
Alpha Media Names Chelsea Thomas New Morning & Middays Host/MD For WDJX/Louisville
December 6, 2016
Cumulus Media Lafayette Names Scott Chiasson VP/Market Manager
Capitol Music Group Promotes Jeff Temske To SVP/Streaming, Strategy & Research
Jeff Kapugi Exits WUSN/Chicago & CBS Radio VP/Country Programming Post
iHeartMedia Atlanta Debuts DJ Scream & Hoodrich Radio Broadcasted On 92.3 & 96.7 The Beat
WMMR's Preston & Steve Camp Out for Hunger Receives Record-Breaking Food Donations
December 5, 2015
Delilah To Be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall Of Fame
Interscope Records Continues to Roll in 2016
Liz Morentin Named Executive VP/Comms and Media At Warner Bros Records
December 2, 2016
CBS Radio Elevates Tracy Brandys To SVP/Market Manager & Director/Sales, Baltimore
WKST/Pittsburgh's Stuff A Bus Fills 57 Buses With Toys For Toys For Tots
Dan Dalton and Roc Nation Form Management Partnership
December 1, 2016
iHeartMedia Launches On-Demand Streaming Services
105.1 The Bounce/Detroit Announces On-Air Lineup
November 30, 2016
Alpha Media Names Ronnie Stanton VP/Programming
WNFZ/Knoxville Helping Fire Victims
November 29, 2016
Warner Music Group Names Ole Obermann Chief Digital Officer & EVP/Business Development
iHeartMedia Names Bob Neumann SVP/Programming For Savannah/Hilton Head
Music News
Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake & Palmer Passes Away
Beyoncé Leads 59th Annual Grammy Nominees
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Revisits the Iconic Album Pet Sounds, and Delves Into New Music with Joyous Wolf
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, Forecastle Festival, Ryan Adams, We Rock with Standing Rock concert
The Weeknd's Starboy Rises to the Top
Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Guns N' Roses, Carolina Rebellion & Welcome to Rockville, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest
Prince Documentary, Celebration on the Way in 2017
Quick Hits: Alessia Cara, Lady Gaga, Dead & Company
Quick Hits: J. Cole, Bon Jovi, Grouplove, Kid Cudi, ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve
Metallica Earn Sixth #1 Album on Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Rock On The Range, Kelly Clarkson
Quick Hits: Grammy Hall Of Fame, Soul Train Awards, Guns N' Roses
Justin Bieber and Drake Top 2016 American Music Awards
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Adele, The Weeknd, Chance The Rapper
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Weeknd, Coldplay

Ross Mahoney, PD
KXTE, Las Vegas

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