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

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.    

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.  

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.  

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
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 & PRPD’s 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

Jon Zellner
EVP/Programming Operations

          Question Of
           The Week

FMQB Member Login

Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!