The Week In Review: 2/11 - 2/15

In this week's Cover Story, we talk to Mick Management founder Michael McDonald about his career in artist management, as well as his time at ATO Records and what has and hasn’t changed over the years in the music industry. In Programming to Win, Robby Bridges discusses the concept of “stationality.” Question of the Week asks: What artists or bands do you feel are floating under the radar right now, but will break out soon? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.  [more]

RAB: Radio Revenue Up For Third Straight Year
Overall radio revenue grew by 1% in 2012 to $16.482 billion.    [more]

CBS Radio Revenue Up 1% In Q4   [more]

Warner Music Revenue Down Slightly In Fiscal Q1
WMG revenue dipped 0.8% in the company's fiscal first quarter, to $769 million.    [more]

Cox Media Group Selling Radio Stations In Six Markets 
Connoisseur Media buying CMG's Southern Connecticut stations, with SummitMedia buying stations in five other markets.

Dial Global Announces Executive Changes
Co-CEO David Landau steps down, as Spencer Brown is named the company's lone CEO and Ken Williams becomes President.

Clear Channel Inks Revenue Sharing Deal With Robbins Entertainment   [more]

Jill Strada Named APD & Digital Brand Manager At Hot 96.9/Boston   [more]

Nielsen Revenue Up 1% In 2012
Nielsen reports its fiscal results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2012. [more]

Michael Plen Named VP Of Marketing & Promotion At INGrooves Fontana  [more]

Ron Spaulding Named SVP Of Sales For Capitol Music Group   [more]

WFUV Ups Rita Houston To PD   [more]

It's Official: Chunky Joins Wired 96.5 Morning Team   [more]

BMG Acquires Sanctuary Records From UMG   [more]

CCM+E Study: Mix Of Radio & TV Gives Advertisers Best Value   [more]

Pandora CEO Kennedy Talks Ad Growth   [more]

Launchpad Digital Media & Edison Research To Measure Podcast Audiences   [more]

Following "Zombie" Prank, FCC Issues EAS Advisory   [more]

Study: Music Streaming Services Attract Differing Audience Segments   [more]

Eddie F. Named APD/MD For WUSL & WDAS-FM   [more]

In Brief - February 11, 2013
CBS Radio airs TV ad for during the Grammys  [more]

In Brief - February 12, 2013
103.3 AMP Radio/Boston names TJ Taormina as its new morning host, NASH FMNew York announces the "Nash Bash"   [more]

In Brief - February 13, 2013
Jimmy Iovine's Beats digital music service launching this summer, KSLZ (Z107.7)/St. Louis adds Elvis Duran, Slacker revamps and debuts ad campaign    [more]

In Brief - February 14, 2013
Mike Rossi elevated to PD of WSTW/Wilmington, Ponch named National VP/Promotions and Brand Management for Wilks Broadcasting     [more]

In Brief - February 15, 2013
Price tag revealed for Cox Media Group station sales, Kevin Stapleford joins Slacker as Sr. Director of Programming, Dees Entertainment teams with Right Way Music Group's Bob Catania   [more]

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About     [more]

Breaking News
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
KFM-BFM Adds Robin Roth To Roster
October 12, 2016
iHeartMedia Connecticut Names Jagger PD of WKSS & WKCI
Emmis Reaches Agreement To Sell Terre Haute Radio Stations
Music News
"Crash" Into Against Me!
Quick Hits: Radiohead, Frank Ocean, A$AP Ferg
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
Solange's A Seat at the Table Is Her First #1 Album
Green Day Announce 2017 North American Tour

Jon Zellner
EVP/Programming Operations

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