The Week In Review: 10/8 - 10/12

eQB NOW
This week’s eQB Cover Story features Chris Edge, who was recently named OM for CCM+E’s Raleigh, NC cluster. Edge talks about how digital impacts the brand, as well as his return to the market he thinks of as home and his excitement to lead a powerful cluster of stations to new heights. In Programming To Win, Arbitron’s Jon Miller discusses how to talk about PPM ratings numbers with your sales team. Question of the Week asks: What radio/record industry figure would make a good moderator for a Presidential debate and why? Plus, Hot Shots and the History Page.   [more]

Merlin Sells WRXP/New York To CBS Radio, Will Flip To WFAN Simulcast
Modern Rock WRXP/New York is sold to CBS Radio for $75 million. CBS announces the station will become an FM simulcast of Sports talker WFAN.     [more]

Steve Barnett Reportedly To Be Named Chairman Of UMG's New EMI  [more]

Pandora's Westergren Blogs On Artists' Digital Payouts
In a blog post supporting the proposed Internet Radio Fairness Act, Pandora founder Tim Westergren discusses how much musicians can make online.     [more]

SoundExchange President Weighs In On Internet Fairness Act
SoundExchange President Michael Huppe says Pandora's recent claims of artist royalty payouts are misleading.     [more]

Emmis Pro Forma Radio Revenue Up In Fiscal Q2     [more]

Liberty’s Maffei: SiriusXM Takeover Could Take 18 Months     [more]

SiriusXM Reports 446,000 Q3 Net Additions, Raises 2012 Subscriber Guidance     [more]

Roadrunner's Mike Easterlin Named GM Of Fueled By Ramen     [more]

American Idol Creator Fuller To Bid On EMI Spinoffs In Europe     [more]

Jerrell Jimerson Named Clear Channel SVP Of Product For Digital
Jimerson joins CCM+E to oversee aspects of iHeartRadio, as well as the company’s network of websites.     [more]

Producer/Songwriter The-Dream Named EVP Of A&R At Def Jam    [more]

Clear Channel Offers $2 Billion Deal To Lenders, Pursuing Credit Amendments
Clear Channel Communications announces a pair of new fiscal moves.   [more]

Report: 47 Cumulus Stations To Drop ESPN For CBS Sports    [more]

Report: ISPs Planning "Six Strikes" Policy To Fight File-Sharing     [more]

Terra Firma Requests New Trial In Citi Suit Over EMI     [more]

Radio Music Licensing Committee Files Anti-Trust Suit Against SESAC     [more]

In Brief - October 8, 2012
WERO (Bob 933)/Greenville-Jacksonville has rare night show opening    [more]

In Brief - October 9, 2012
Wes Styles named PD at Active Rock WQBK (Q103)/Albany  [more]

In Brief - October 10, 2012
Saga Communications re-names its Program Directors as "Brand Managers"   [more]

In Brief - October 11, 2012
Kiss 108/Boston moving Jingle Ball to TD Garden, iHeartRadio launching in Australia and New Zealand   [more]

In Brief - October 12, 2012
Coca-Cola reportedly interested in Spotify stake   [more]

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




 
Breaking News
Gregg Nadel Named President of Elektra Records
CBS Radio Rebrands KVIL And AMPs Up The Dallas-Fort Worth Market
KDND/Sacramento Is Looking For Next Night Superstar
January 17, 2017
Angi Taylor Joins The Rendezvous
Randy Savage Joins Cumulus As OM Wilkes Barre/Scranton, PA Cluster
Hubbard Radio Chicago Signs Eric & Kathy To Multi-Year Agreement
Jill Devine Signs Multi-Year Renewal At KYKY/St. Louis
January 13, 2017
Pandora Expects To Exceed Q4 2016 Guidance, Citing Subscription Momentum and RPM Growth
SiriusXM Launches "Hits 1 in Hollywood"
In Brief - January 13, 2017
January 12, 2017
Beasley Names Debbie Mazella Program Director Of Magic 98.3/New Jersey
The Dave & Mahoney Morning Show Returns To KXTE (X107.5)/Las Vegas
January 11, 2017
Cumulus Promotes Matt Raback To VP/Market Manager For York-Lancaster-Reading, PA
Crystal Castorena Named GM For Impact Radio Group
Justin Luvv Named Afternoon On-Air Personality/Imaging Director For WRWM/Indianapolis
January 10, 2017
Ron Parker Named New Afternoon Host At WLS-FM/Chicago
KLOS/Los Angeles Kicks Off 2017 With New Programming Additions
Mark Kassof & Co. Launches Mobile Music Test
January 9, 2017
Steve Butler Renews With CBS Radio As VP/News Programming
Beasley Media Group Promotes AJ Lurie To VP/Market Manager, Wilmington, Delaware
Cumulus Promotes Wallace To OM, Shickles To PD In Flint, MI
Beasley Names Brian Samborski Regional Director/National Sales
Trish Gazall Signs Multi-Year Renewal At KEZK/St. Louis
January 6, 2017
Music News
Maroon 5 Scores Their Ninth #1 Top 40 Hit
Quick Hits: Grammy Lineup, Audioslave, Third Eye Blind
Quick Hits: Lollapalooza Paris, Metallica, Brit Awards, U2, Radiohead, George Harrison, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, John Legend, Fifty Shades Darker, Trent Reznor
U2, Chili Peppers, The Weeknd & Chance the Rapper Headlining Bonnaroo
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Prince
Quick Hits: Rocklahoma, Prince's Estate, Big Sean, Shaky Knees Music Festival, Spoon
U2 Announce Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour
Quick Hits: Panorama Festival, Green Day, Billboard 200, A Perfect Circle
Ed Sheeran Releases Two New Singles
Tool, Chance the Rapper & Phoenix Headlining Governors Ball
Beyoncé, Radiohead & Kendrick Lamar Headlining Coachella 2017
Quick Hits: BottleRock Napa Valley Festival, The Chainsmokers, Ed Sheeran
Pop Star George Michael Dead at 53
The Music World Mourns George Michael
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