The Week In Review: 12/3 - 12/7

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This week’s eQB Cover Story features Amber Miller, PD Of Modern Rock WEQX, on the unique experience of programming an independently-owned station, the Modern Rock format in 2012 and more. In Programming To Win, Arbitron’s Jon Miller finds that moving from diary market ratings to PPM is like jumping from college sports to the pros. Question of the Week asks: If corporate Santa could grant your (radio station/record label) one wish this holiday season what would it be and why? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.    [more]

Cameron Strang To Oversee WBR West Coast Operations
Strang adds new duties at Warner Bros. Records, as Co-President/CEO Todd Moscowitz resigns.    
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Republic Records Names Gary Spangler SVP Of Promotion & Operations
Republic continues its recent run of executive promotions, appointing Gary Spangler as SVP of Promotion & Operations.  
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Clear Channel Facing 2016 Debt Issues
Clear Channel has over $10 billion in debt that will come due in 2016, which concerns analysts.  [more]

Another Round Of Nationwide Clear Channel Layoffs    [more]

More Nationwide Clear Channel Cutbacks   [more]

CC-L.A. Programmers Ivey, Pilat To Focus On National Duties, KIIS
Clear Channel's John Ivey and Julie Pilat will step down from PD duties for KHHT and KYSR/L.A.      [more]

RADAR 115: Radio Listening Remains Steady    [more]

Sen. Corker Fighting Internet Radio Fairness Act
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) has penned a letter to his peers, opposing the proposed royalty legislation.  
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Could iTunes 11 Launch Lead To Apple's Streaming Radio Service?    [more]

Radio One Consolidates Syndication One With Reach Media    [more]

Pandora Reports Revenue Increase In Third Quarter    [more]

FMQB Photo Pass: Q102/Philly Jingle Ball    [more]

Pandora, Clear Channel On Top Again In Triton Digital Rankings For October    [more]

NBC Confirms Howard Stern Returning To America's Got Talent    [more]

Epic Records' Dixie Tipton Heads West    [more]

Ken Charles Named VP Of Programming For Clear Channel-Sacramento [more]

Study: 20 Percent Of Young Listeners Are Heavy Radio Users    [more]

FCC Delays Media Ownership Rule Review Again    [more]

In Brief - December 3, 2012
Scott Jameson named OM of Cumulus-Minneapolis, Dave Ramsey to be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame, Triad Broadcasting sold to L&L Broadcasting   [more]

In Brief - December 4, 2012
Rhythmic AC KJHM/Denver names Randy "Bubba" Black as PD/morning host, iTunes Music Store opens in 56 more countries    [more]

In Brief - December 5, 2012
Ryan Seacrest buys controlling interest in marketing firm  [more]

In Brief - December 6, 2012
Tony Matteo named OM for CCM+E's Wichita cluster, Sen. Walden to re-push FCC reform bill    [more]

In Brief - December 7, 2012
Gary Nolan named OM of Clear Channel-Panama City, Andy Green named APD/MD of Active Rock WRIF/Detroit   [more]




 
Breaking News
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Rich Davis Named VP Of Programming For iHeartMedia-Seattle
December 18, 2014
Sharon Dastur Named SVP/Programming Integration At iHeartMedia
Mark Medina Named Program Director At Z100/New York
Denon Electronics, iHeartMedia Announce Partnership
Deezer Appoints Hans-Holger Albrecht CEO
TuneCore Acquires DropKloud And Its Founders
SoundHound Reveals Top Songs, Artists, Albums Of 2014
In Brief - December 18, 2014
December 17, 2014
iHeartMedia Names Don Parker VP/Programming, For San Francisco And Sacramento
Senate Approves Michael O'Rielly For Five-Year FCC Term
Nielsen Report: A Focus On The Public Radio Listener
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2014 To Air On The CW Network
In Brief - December 17, 2014
December 16, 2014
Beasley Names Rafe D'Amico VP/Strategic Partnerships
NRG Media Taps Shane Sparks Market Manager, Northwoods, WI Cluster
Shazam Upgrades Windows Phone App
KLUC’s 16th Annual Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo Toy Drive Breaks Records
Rdio Brings Personalized Internet Radio, On-Demand Music Subscription To Windows Phone 8.1
In Brief - December 16, 2014
December 15, 2014
CBS Radio, Carson Daly Agree To Multi-Year Contract Extension
JVC Media Closes On Purchase Of WHKQ/Orlando
Bruce Gilbert Named SVP/Sports For Cumulus And Westwood One
Don Martin Rises To SVP/Sports Programming For Premiere Networks
Columbia Promotes Bryan Younce To SVP/Video, Content Production
In Brief - December 15, 2014
Music News
J. Cole Earns Third Chart-Topper
Quick Hits: Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, Joan Jett & The Who, Metallica, Van Morrison, Grammy Special Merit Awards
Green Day, Joan Jett Make The List For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Madonna, Michael Jackson, The Voice
Quick Hits: Imagine Dragons, Iggy Azalea & Britney Spears, Mad Season, David Byrne / Talking Heads tribute concert
Iggy Azalea Maps Out Arena Tour
Quick Hits: Ne-Yo, Selena Gomez, Gwen Stefani & Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder, Everclear, Alex & Sierra, Modest Mouse
Taylor Swift Spends Another Week At #1
The Week In Review: 12/8-12/12
Quick Hits: Epicenter Festival, Beyoncé, Dr. Dre, American Music Priz
Quick Hits: Coldplay, New Year's Rockin' Eve, Golden Globe Song nominees, Judas Priest
Quick Hits: BET Honors, Modest Mouse, Rush
U2 Extends iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour
Quick Hits: Kid Ink, Seether & Rise Above Fest, TV On the Radio, Bob Dylan
Beyoncé, Sam Smith & Pharrell Nab Six Grammy Nods
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