This Week's e-QB
November 11, 2016

Ross Mahoney, PD, KXTE, Las Vegas

When we found out that Ross Mahoney landed the PD gig at KXTE in Las Vegas, we gave him a little time to settle in before we sat him down to find out what it's like to make the jump from PD in the beach town of Wilmington, N.C. to working in one of the most iconic cities in America. [more]

Vince Benedetto, Founder/President/CEO, Bold Gold Media Group

In honor of Veterans Day, FMQB correspondent Joey Odorisio reached out to a familiar voice from his junior high days, and enlisted the services of Vince Benedetto, who also served his country as an officer in the Air Force before embarking on a career in radio ownership. Learn the motivations that prompted Benedetto into taking on such a challenge and the parallels he draws to his military experience as he continues to build a stable of medium and small market stations.
Video Saved the Radio Star

Integrating every social media platform into your radio station can be overwhelming, but in this week's Programming to Win column, Bob Quick makes a case for the importance of YouTube. Using your smartphone camera, you can easily capture the visual side of what is happening behind the mic.
Elections & Ratings

In the wake of the Presidential election, there has been a lot of talk and analysis of the polling and predictions leading up to this past Tuesday. For his Programming to Win column, Pat Welsh compares the mechanics of radio ratings measurements to those of political polls.

What is radioís toughest competition in the digital world and what makes it such a formidable challenger? [more]

OneRepublic, Pitbull, Anne-Marie, Maty Noyes [more]

Joe Riccitelli, Tom Poleman, Boomer, Jeff Kapugi,
Jeff McCartney, Alex Tear

Breaking News
CBS Radio Elevates Tracy Brandys To SVP/Market Manager & Director/Sales, Baltimore
WKST/Pittsburgh's Stuff A Bus Fills 57 Buses With Toys For Toys For Tots
Dan†Dalton†and Roc Nation Form Management Partnership
December 1, 2016
iHeartMedia Launches On-Demand Streaming Services
105.1 The Bounce/Detroit Announces On-Air Lineup
November 30, 2016
Alpha Media Names Ronnie Stanton VP/Programming
WNFZ/Knoxville Helping Fire Victims
November 29, 2016
Warner Music Group Names Ole Obermann Chief Digital Officer & EVP/Business Development
iHeartMedia Names Bob Neumann SVP/Programming For Savannah/Hilton Head
Nina L. Diaz Elevated To Head Of Unscripted For MTV & VH1
Broadcasters Foundation Of America To Honor Cox Media Groupís Bill Hoffman
November 28, 2016
Tony Martell, Founder of TJ Martell Foundation Passes Away at Age 90
Dayton Kane Appointed PD Of WOGB & WKRU/Green Bay
SportsRadio 94WIP, Phillies Extend Broadcast Rights Agreement
November 23, 2016
Pierre Robert Celebrates 35 Years at WMMR/Philadelphia
iHeartMedia Launches "Rewind 92.1" in Madison, WI
Kara Leigh to join The Tad & Melissa Show On Atlanta's B98.5
KDND-FM Morning Show To Collect Toys for Sierra Forever Families
November 22, 2016
iHeartMedia Names Derrick "DC" Cole SVP/Programming For Wilmington, DE
James Corden Named Host Of 59th Annual Grammy Awards
WROR/Boston Radio Veteran Wally Brine Is Set To Retire
November 21, 2016
Cumulus Media-New Orleans Promotes Knight To OM, Williams To APD At WRKN & WZRH
Cumulus Appoints Kevin Graham As PD for WBAP & KLIF/Dallas
Music News
Prince Documentary, Celebration on the Way in 2017
Quick Hits: Alessia Cara, Lady Gaga, Dead & Company
Quick Hits: J. Cole, Bon Jovi, Grouplove, Kid Cudi, ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve
Metallica Earn Sixth #1 Album on Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Rock On The Range, Kelly Clarkson
Quick Hits: Grammy Hall Of Fame, Soul Train Awards, Guns N' Roses
Justin Bieber and Drake Top 2016 American Music Awards
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Adele, The Weeknd, Chance The Rapper
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Weeknd, Coldplay
Soul Singer Sharon Jones Dead at 60
Quick Hits: A Tribe Called Quest, Kanye West, Kesha
Quick Hits: Green Day, Justin Bieber, Bon Jovi
Bruno Mars Announces 24K Magic World Tour
Quick Hits: Adele, David Bowie, Rihanna, Lollapalooza, Dawes
Rock & Roll Legend Leon Russell Passes

Ross Mahoney, PD
KXTE, Las Vegas

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