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July 22, 2016
eQB COVER STORY

Bill Tanner, SVP/Programming, SummitMedia


Sometimes it’s prudent to look back before you move ahead, especially when your reference point is a legendary radio programmer and personality like Bill Tanner who has been integrally involved with the business of radio from the early 70’s right up until today. One could actually write a book about Tanner’s radio career and the many influences he’s had on the medium for the past sixty years, but we’ll have to suffice the appetite with an interview piece with one of the most fascinating personalities to serve this business.[more]

PROGRAMMING TO WIN
Winning Within the Margin of Error

This week, Richard Harker brings us a very timely Programming to Win column, looking at how Presidential polling numbers compare to radio ratings. Harker reminds us that in both cases, the data provided is just an estimate and to think carefully about how to interpret such numbers.
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QUESTION OF THE WEEK





 
Who is on your “Mt. Rushmore” of radio programmers and/or on-air personalities? [more]
HOT SHOTS




FMQB takes you backstage and on stage with our friends at WHKF & WLAN for #TrendFest 2016 with Charlie Puth, Troye Sivan, Daya, Nathan Sykes, Shawn Hook and Melanie Martinez. [more]
THIS WEEK IN FMQB HISTORY




Nikki Nite, Tony Smith, Maxwell, Dan Mason, Jeff "JR" Rizzo,
Scott Shannon, Wolfman Jack
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Breaking News
eQB NOW
Pandora Revenue Up in Second Quarter of 2016
John Crenshaw Named OM at Cumulus-Youngstown, OH
Alpha Media Savannah-Hilton Head Launches Throwback Station "G100"
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iHeartMedia, Cumulus, Entercom, Cox, Sun Broadcast Group & Shazam Collaborate on New Audio Measurement
Justin Riley Named PD For Power 93.3 & 106.1 KISS FM-Seattle
Universal Music Publishing Promotes David Gray to EVP/Head of West Coast A&R
Steve Mann Named APD/Night Host at WGRR/Cincinnati
John Crenshaw Named OM at Cumulus-Youngstown, OH
Entercom Names Kim Reis VP/Digital Audience Engagement
July 20, 2016
UMG And Interscope Ink Multitiered Pact With Downtown Records Celebrating 10th Anniversary
WCTO PD Jerry Padden Adds WLEV Programming Duties in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
Cox Media Group Tulsa Names Mary Garcia Digital Sales Manager For Tulsa Radio
July 19, 2016
Beasley Broadcast Group to Acquire Greater Media For $240 Million
UMG Appoints Maria Alonte SVP/Film & TV Synchronization for Def Jam, Island & Republic
iHeartMedia Stakes Claim to Historic New York Skyline on Iconic East River Billboard
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iHeartMedia Announces The Return Of The 2016 iHeartRadio Fiesta Latina
Brooke & Jubal Show Joins Aimee KVGS (Star 107-9)/Las Vegas
WQEN/Birmingham's #JustShowUpShow Draws Big Crowd
In Brief - July 18, 2016
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CBS Radio Baltimore Debuts UpClose Studio
Cealleigh Moore Named GSM At Entercom Sacramento
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iHeartRadio Opens Its Doors To NPR Stations
Pierre Bouvard Insights: Millennial Myths and Realities
Music News
New David Bowie Box Set Includes Previously Unreleased Album
Quick Hits: Rihanna, KoRn, My Chemical Romance, Jennifer Hudson, Regina Spektor, Oasis
Temple of the Dog Announce First-Ever Tour
Quick Hits: The Beatles, Iggy Azalea, My Chemical Romance, Haim
Quick Hits: Alternative Press Music Awards / Marilyn Manson, Wilco, Beck, Led Zeppelin, Kesha
Drake Returns To #1 On Billboard 200
Kanye, Taylor Swift Feud Over "Famous" Lyric Again
Quick Hits: Coldplay, Schoolboy Q, Prophets of Rage, Celine Dion, Against Me!
Katy Perry Releases Olympics Anthem
Quick Hits: Britney Spears, M.I.A.
Beyoncé, Adele Earn Emmy Nominations
Drake, Adele Top Nielsen Music Mid-Year Album Charts
Quick Hits: Guns N' Roses, Beasties Boys
Taylor Swift Ranked As Top-Earning Celebrity of 2016
Quick Hits: Joe Perry, Bad Boy Entertainment
FMQB NOW

Bill Tanner
SVP/Programming
SummitMedia

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