In Brief - February 26, 2013
February 26, 2013

Here's the new on-air line-up at CHR WNOW (92.3 NOW FM)/New York: Mornings remain the same with Ty Bentli's Ty Loves New York morning show, while Micki Gamez moves to middays from afternoons, Zann handles afternoons, Toro anchors things at night and Eutopia does the late night shift.

Adult Hits KVDU/New Orleans names John "Jag" Gray its new PD/afternoon host. Gray most recently handled middays at CHR WKQI/Detroit.

Davey Morris, PD at Cumulus Media CHR/Rhythmic WWKX and night host at CHR WPRO-FM/Providence, is promoted to Corporate PD for the company. Along with his current duties, Morris will handle a select group of Cumulus CHR and CHR/Rhythmic stations throughout the company's contemporary platform. Morris is also upped to PD of WPRO.

At Hot AC KTWN/Minneapolis, the team of Mark Rider, Ron Coomer and Lindsay Guentzel will take over afternoons effective March 4. Also joining the line-up on the same day are Jason Nagel and Rod Simons, who take over at night. KTWN is also the new flagship station for the Minnesota Twins.

WPCH/Macon makes the switch from AC to Country.

Bubba The Love Sponge is added to mornings at Active Rock WZLB/Fort Walton.

Salem Communications reports its Q4 financial results, with overall revenue up 6.1 percent to $60.6 million. Salem's broadcast net revenue was up 2.5 percent to $47 million.

Frank Briegmann is appointed President of Central Europe for Universal Music Group International. He will become Chairman/CEO of Universal Music Germany, and in addition to managing Switzerland, Austria and Deutsche Grammophon, his region will expand to cover Eastern Europe and the Nordic countries. Based in Berlin, he will also join UMGI's International Management Board.

Billboard.biz reports that Glassnote has extended its distribution deal with RED.

James Dolan, Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden and President/CEO of Cablevision, has resigned from Live Nation's Board of Directors. Billboard reports that Dolan's resignation was tied to the recent exit of Irving Azoff from Live Nation, as the two executives are very close. MSG also owns a two percent minority share in Live Nation.




 
Breaking News
Study: Women to Radio: I Love You, But….
iHeartMedia Fort Myers Adds New Nighttime On-Air Hosts Lulu & Lala On Y100.1
Entercom Los Angeles Extends KSWD's "Uncle Joe'Benson
February 16, 2017
Study: Who Do Women Love Most – Radio or Pandora?
Prince Streaming Activity Explodes
Kathy Romano To Bring "Her Story" To WBEN/Phiadelphia
February 15, 2017
CBS Corp Revenue Up in 2016, Radio Now "Discontinued Operations"
Z90 "EPIC 48 2.0" Wraps, Includes Meeting Lady Gaga At The Big Game
MIW Radio Group: 2016 Gender Analysis
February 14, 2017
BuzzAngle Music: 2017 GRAMMYs Impact
Universal Music Publishing Group Appoints Walter Jones VP/Creative
The Conclave To Honor John Gehron With Rockwell Award
Report: Millennials Don't Hate Radio
Bob Garrett Memorial Fund
February 13, 2017
Adele Dominates 59th Annual Grammy Awards
Todd "Carson" Zarnitz Named PM Drive Host for KKRZ/Portland & KPWK/Seattle
UMG Relaunches Polygram Entertainment
WRVW/Nashville To Present “Live. Life. Love: A Concert for Suicide Prevention”
CMG Miami Names Michael Baisden Afternoon Drive Host At WHQT
February 10, 2017
Nielsen Reports Increased Revenue in 2016, Q4
Pandora Revenue and Net Losses Both Up in Q4, 2016 Full Year Report
February 9, 2017
CBS Radio Chicago Names Greg Solk OM/PD At WXRT & WJMK
PodcastOne Announces Results of Brand Lift Studies Conducted by Edison Research
Study: "What Women Want 2017" Set To Roll Out Next Week
Music News
James Brown's Drummer Clyde Stubblefield Dies
Republic Records, ZXL Music & The Grimmie Family To Release New Christine Grimmie Music
Linkin Park Announce New Album, Release Single "Heavy"
Migos Joins With Motown & Capitol Records
Quick Hits: Beyonce, Adele, Metallica, Michael Jackson, OneRepublic
Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, The Chainsmokers, Shawn Mendes, Noah Cyrus, Bruno Mars Set To Perform At The 2017 iHeartRadio Music Awards
Future Announces New Album Out Friday
Quick Hits: Pitbull, Lorde, G-Eazy, Camila Cabello
Quick Hits: Katy Perry, The Chainsmokers, Chance The Rapper
Prince's Early Catalog Comes to Streaming Services
Metallica Announces WorldWired Tour
Quick Hits: DJ Khaled / Beyoncé / Jay Z, Al Jarreau, WayHome Festival
Katy Perry Releases New Single "Chained to the Rhythm"
UMG to Manage Much of Prince's Recording Catalog
Quick Hits: Jack Johnson, Aretha Franklin
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!