In Brief - February 20, 2013
February 20, 2013

Roy Barboza is named MD/Mix Show Coordinator at Rhythmic AC WTKK/Boston. Barboza was most recently held the Director/Mix Shows post at CHR WFHN/New Bedford. "I have known Roy for the past 13 years and have always greatly respected both his work as a mixer as well as his integrity and personal character," said Greater Media-Boston Director of Programming Cadillac Jack McCartney. "Roy previously served as my Assistant Music Director for a number of years, and I'm happy we're able to bring him back to Boston to grow his programming skills and showcase the mixes he became famous for with the many listeners Hot 96.9 is already attracting!"

Hot AC KHMX/Houston announces a couple of on-air changes: Blake Hayes moves from afternoons to mornings, while Chad Pitt joins for afternoons from CHR WPOI/Tampa.

Rhythmic CHR KTFM/San Antonio promotes MD/afternoon host Nick Russo to APD/MD.

At CCM+E-Cleveland, Kristen Foley is promoted to VP of Sales.

The promo team of Mike and David Jacobs return to Fearless Records. The duo recently exited from Trauma 2.

Jon Vanhala exits as Head of Digital and New Business at Island Def Jam and Universal Republic Records.

Media industry veteran Alexis Glick is appointed to Cumulus Media's Board of Directors. Glick is the CEO of Genyouth Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to nurturing children's health and wellness.

Dean H. Blythe has been elected to the Board of Directors at Journal Communications. Since 2009, Blythe has served as Managing Director of the advisory and investment firm TDF Ventures LLC

Entravision Communications announces the promotion of eight of its employees to EVP: David Burke has been promoted to EVP, Integrated Marketing Solutions; Edward Melendez has been promoted to EVP, Integrated Marketing Solutions, National and Adriana Pena Ruiz has been promoted to EVP, Brand and Sales Development. Entravision has also appointed five regional EVPs: Jeff Apodaca has been promoted to EVP, Integrated Marketing Solutions, Mountain Region; David Candelaria has been promoted to EVP, Integrated Marketing Solutions, West Texas Region; Rolo Duartes joins Entravision as EVP, Integrated Marketing Solutions, Eastern Region; Karl Meyer has been promoted to EVP, Integrated Marketing Solutions, Western Region and Chris Moncayo has been promoted to EVP, Integrated Marketing Solutions, South Texas Region.

Video game maker Harmonix announces that it will no longer offer new downloadable songs for the Rock Band series. Rock Band's popularity quickly plateued after the music game took off as a massive hit a few years back. The company has released weekly downloadable songs for the game for the past five years. Harmonix will host a Rock Band event in Boston on March 21 as part of the gaming convention PAX East, and will reveal soon what the final downloadable song will be.

The NAB announces that Bob Schieffer, renowned broadcast television journalist for CBS, will receive the NAB Distinguished Service Award (DSA) during the 2013 NAB Show. Schieffer will accept the award at the opening keynote session, sponsored by Blackmagic Design, on April 8 in Las Vegas.

HFA will be providing comprehensive rights management support to Rhapsody for its U.S.-based offering as well as for its acquisition of Napster and its international expansion to Germany and the UK.

FMQB
offers condolences to the the family and friends of former longtime R&R Sales Manager Dick Krizman who passed away on Tuesday (2/19) due to complications from pneumonia. He was 69.




 
Breaking News
Scott Hopeck Named President of iHeartMedia New York
Tim Leiweke And Roger Faxon To Join Pandora Board of Directors
TuneIn Launches On Apple Watch And Apple CarPlay
In Brief - April 20, 2015
April 17, 2015
Entercom Sacramento Names Lance Richard VP/Market Manager
The Week In Review: 4/13-4/17
Albie Dee Named Program Director of WOCQ/Ocean City-Salisbury
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler Announces Staff Changes
Warner Bros. Records Bolsters Brand Partnerships & Creative Synch Licensing Team
In Brief - April 17, 2015
April 16, 2015
Sean Shannon Named VP/Market Manager For Cumulus Atlanta
Sara Morris Joins iHeartMedia's Government Affairs Team
TuneCore Combines Forces With Believe Digital
Spotify Launches Playlist Targeting For Brands
AudioHQ & TuneIn Announce Exclusive In-Stream Audio Ad Sales Partnership
In Brief - April 16, 2015
April 15, 2015
UMG And Class Action Attorneys Propose Settlement Agreement On Digital Download Royalties
WMTX/Tampa Names Randi West Program Director
John Boyle Appointed PD At WSJZ/Melbourne
Marketron's Mediascape Platform Expands With Launch Of Mediascape Orders 360
In Brief - April 15, 2015
April 14, 2015
Rick Vaughn Joins Cumulus Salt Lake City As PD Of KBER & KHTB
Salem Communications Expands Partnership With Clip Interactive
CÜR Media Names JP Lespinasse Chief Marketing Officer
2015 NAB Crystal Radio Award Winners Announced
In Brief - April 14, 2015
Music News
Green Day, Ringo & More Inducted Into The Rock Hall Of Fame
Muse Plans Drones Live Events
Quick Hits: iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party, Hozier, Panic! At The Disco, Foo Fighters, Neil Young / WayHome Music and Arts Festival
Quick Hits: Giorgio Moroder / Britney Spears, Green Day, Black Sabbath, Deftones & Incubus
Quick Hits: Black Sabbath & Bill Ward, Converse Rubber Tracks Live festival, Summer Set Music & Camping Festival, Sia, Josh Groban
Thanks To Wiz Khalifa Hit, Furious 7 Soundtrack Hits #1
Quick Hits: Iggy Azalea, Glastonbury, Florence + The Machine, Summerfest, Hinder
Drake Plans Summer Jungle Tour
Quick Hits: One Direction, Jack White, Billboard Music Awards, 10 Years, Loudwire Music Festival, Pete Townshend & Eddie Vedder, Percy Sledge
Mariah Carey's Epic Deal Is Official
Quick Hits: Shinedown, Mumford & Sons, Justin Timberlake, Sublime With Rome, David Letterman musical guests, Mayhem Festival
Mumford & Sons Explain Sonic Change
Quick Hits: The Grateful Dead, AC/DC, Blur
Miley Cyrus To Induct Joan Jett at Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Mumford & Sons, Black Sabbath, Tyler, the Creator
FMQB NOW

Skywalker, APD
WSPK (K104)
Hudson Valley

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!