In Brief - January 2, 2013
January 2, 2013

At CCM+E Modern Rock KDGE/Dallas, Daniel takes over middays, replacing station vet Josh Venable, who exited last month amid Clear Channel's nationwide cuts. Daniel is also known as Torrez on sister CHR KHKS (106.1 KISS FM). KDGE also drops its Sunday specialty show "Old School Edge with Jeff K," though Jeff remains in his main posiiton at CCM+E-Dallas as Production Manager.

Non-comm Triple A WXPN/Philadelphia has launched a new channel devoted to contemporary and heritage Singer/Songwriters, ranging from Bob Dylan and Joan Baez to Neko Case and Mumford & Sons. Hosts will include’XPN’s Michaela Majoun, Helen Leicht and Dan Reed and the playlist includes music by both heritage and new artists, as well as exclusive in-studio performances. World Cafe, hosted by David Dye will be on Monday-Friday from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Singer-Songwriter Radio will be broadcast at 88.5 HD-2, and streamed online at XPN2.

FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn has been officially confirmed for another term with the Commission by the U.S. Sentate. Clyburn said in a statement, "It is an extraordinary honor to have the opportunity to serve on the Federal Communications Commission for another term. I am grateful to the President for his faith in re-nominating me, and am humbled by the Senate’s support in approving my nomination. I look forward to working with the both the House and Senate as we share a mission to oversee communication policy that keeps the needs of American consumers paramount. It is a privilege to be surrounded by amazing colleagues and staff at the FCC, and I thank all of them for their collaboration, ideas, and friendship."

Ex-Warner Bros. Records promo vet Bob Hathaway has announced the formation of Bob Hathaway Music Marketing. Hathaway says, "After spending a large portion of my life promoting artists for Warner Bros Records in the Midwest, it seemed natural to continue doing what I love to do. I have spent the past year working many different projects for a variety of clients with very good results. I felt that the time was right to put a name on my business and to let the artists, managers and labels know that I was available to work their projects too. Our industry of tomorrow is being shaped today and I’m excited that I can be on the forefront of that change." Bob Hathaway Music Marketing is a multi format company specializing in Alternative, Pop and Rock radio promotion and marketing. Reach Bob at Bhathaway0@gmail.com or 847-612-9146.

TopNotch Entertainment Corp. announces the hiring of 20 year industry record and promotions veteran Adrian Michaels as President effective January 14, 2013. Michaels states, “I want to thank Mike Curb for giving me the opportunity to work with a world class company for the past ten years. I will especially miss the team that I have assembled at Curb Records and our artists. I am very proud of everything we have accomplished together.” 

FMQB offers condolences to the family and friends of CHR/Rhythmic KEWB/Redding's Jose Ochoa who passed away on December 28 after suffering a heart attack. He was 35.




 
Breaking News
John Sutherland Promoted To VP/Market Manager For Cumulus Providence
In Brief - May 28, 2015
May 27, 2015
iHeartMedia Connecticut Names Zac Davis PD of WKSS & WKCI
iHeartMedia Phoenix Appoints Spivey And Wolff To APD Posts
Former Dial Global/Westwood One Execs Launch DGital Media
Radio Promotion Executive Bridget Herrmann Joins Crush Music
Sinclair Broadcast Group And iHeartMedia Join Forces For UNCF "An Evening Of Stars"
In Brief - May 27, 2015
May 26, 2015
Michelle Jubelirer Promoted To COO, Capitol Music Group
CBS Radio Phoenix Names Tim Richards VP/Programming
Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas & Phil McIntyre Announce Formation Of Safehouse Records
Free Registration Offered To Radio Show's First-Ever Student Scholars Program
In Brief - May 26, 2015
May 22, 2015
Hubbard Radio Ups Jeremy Sinon To Corporate Digital Director
The Week In Review: 5/18-5/22
KSZR/Tucson Becomes Classic Hip Hop, 97.5 The Vibe
In Brief - May 22, 2015
May 21, 2015
President Obama To Renominate Jessica Rosenworcel As FCC Commissioner
Herndon Hasty Joins Cumulus Kansas City As VP/Sales
In Brief - May 21, 2015
May 20, 2015
Bruce Lundvall, Longtime Blue Note President, Dies At 79
Zach Mullins Named Digital Sales Manager For Cox Media Group/Atlanta
Quality Control Music Signs Joint Venture With Capitol Music Group/Motown Records
Spotify Adds Video Content, Podcasts
In Brief - May 20, 2015
Music News
Twenty One Pilots Hit #1 On Billboard 200
Quick Hits: U2, NiFi Festival, Azealia Banks
A$AP Rocky Drops Early Release
Quick Hits: Neil Young, Of Monsters and Men, Chris Cornell, Boston Calling festival, Rob Thomas
Adam Lambert Unveils Two New Tracks
Academy Award-Nominated Actress Hailee Steinfeld Inks Record Deal With Republic Records
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Eminem, Enrique Iglesias, Slayer
The Week In Review: 5/18-5/22
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Madonna, Little Mix, Roger Waters
Pitch Perfect 2 Comes In At #1
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, The Rolling Stones, Kanye West, Five Finger Death Punch, Amy Winehouse, Riot Fest
FMQB Photo Pass: MMRBQ 2015
Quick Hits: Sam Smith, B.B. King, Life Is Beautiful festival, Bullet For My Valentine
Taylor Swift Cleans Up at Billboard Music Awards
Chris Brown, Nicki Minaj Lead 2015 BET Awards Nominees
FMQB NOW

Question Of
The Week

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

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