The Week In Review: 10/15 - 10/19

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This week’s eQB Cover Story featured RadioBDC PD Paul Driscoll. Following the sale of Modern Rock mainstay WFNX/Boston earlier this year, Driscoll and his airstaff partnered with The Boston Globe’s website Boston.com to launch a brand-new Internet station on the cutting edge of music and technology. In Programming To Win, Robby Bridges takes a shot at writing his own version of “PD For Dummies.” Question of the Week asks: What rule of life do you professionally live by and who imparted the words of wisdom to you? Plus Hot Shots and the History Page.    [more] 

CBS Radio Meeting With Record Labels For Potential Revenue Agreements
Following the recent revenue agreements with Big Machine and Glassnote, CBS is meeting with labels for similar deals.     [more] 

Clear Channel Announces Multi-Platform Campaign For Taylor Swift's Red
Ryan Seacrest to anchor extensive campaign with exclusive on-air and online album release party for Swift's new album.   [more]

In WSJ Profile, Bob Pittman Pushing To Reinvent Radio
The Wall Street Journal profiles Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman.     [more]

WMG Predicts Revenue Increase In Fiscal Q4
Warner Music Group expects to report between $721-741 million in its fiscal fourth quarter.     [more]

CBS Corp President/CEO Les Moonves Signs Contract Extension
Leslie Moonves inks a five-year agreement, extending his term at CBS through 2017.     [more]

Seacrest Co-Host Ellen K Signs Contract Extension With KIIS/L.A.    [more]

Breeanna Malik Named Market Manager For CCM+E-San Antonio    [more]

Fitch Ratings Affirms Clear Channel's Debt Rating    [more]

Dallas Austin Named Island Records SVP Of A&R     [more]

Arbitron PPM Ratings With Media Monitors Data Now Available Through GfK MRI Granularity Portal     [more]

Arbitron Radio Advisory Council Still Concerned About PPM Sample Sizes    [more]

Internet Piracy Warning System Launching Soon   [more]

In Brief - October 15, 2012
Lineup changes at Hot AC WMTX/Tampa, KSGX (The Brew 104.9)/Seattle adds Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx   [more]

In Brief - October 16, 2012
Cumulus buys WFME/Newark-New York from Harold Camping's Family Stations, APD/MD Andrew Harms exiting KNDD/Seattle, Q102/Philly & KISS 108/Boston announce 2012 Jingle Balls   [more]

In Brief - October 17, 2012
LAVA Records renews partnership with Republic Records, Elvis Duran reaches milestone 50th affiliate, Michael Savage signs on with Cumulus Media Networks, Classic Rock WDTW (106.7 The D)/Detroit names Casey Krukowski as PD  [more]

In Brief - October 18, 2012
Ann McManus named RVP for Cumulus Media's Northeast markets   [more]

In Brief - October 19, 2012
Jingle Ball lineups revealed for Philadelphia, Washington, D.C. & Minneapolis   [more]

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




 
Breaking News
Verve Music Group Promotes Mike Rittberg To General Manager
Nielsen Acquires eXelate
iHeartMedia Receives Five Stevie Awards For Sales, Customer Service
Coleman Insights To Host New Music Webinar: When Is A Hit A Hit?
In Brief - March 4, 2015
March 3, 2015
Cumulus Names New Programming Leadership In L.A. And Minneapolis
Republic Records And IM Global Announce Multi-Picture Co-Production Pact
2015 NAB Show To Feature FCC Commissioners
Warner Music Group Names James Steven EVP/Communications & Marketing
Entravision Appoints Maria Lopez-Knowles Chief Marketing Officer
Kane Show, Maroon 5 Show Support For Fan
Rick Krim Tapped As Sony/ATV Co-President, U.S.
Courtney Lowery Upped To VP/Publicity At Epic Records
In Brief - March 3, 2015
March 2, 2015
Ipsos Research Study Highlights Continued Strength Of AM/FM Radio In Cars
Cumulus Reports Operating Results For Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014
KYSR Names Andrew Harms APD/MD/Afternoon Host
Chad Lopez Appointed VP/Market Manager For Cumulus New York
iHeartMedia Names Colleen Valkoun Market President For Madison And Milwaukee
Cumulus Ups Donna Baker To Midwest RVP, Peter Bowen Named Chicago VP/MM
Triton Digital Partners With Edison Research To Deliver Podcast Measurement Technology
Cumulus Taps Jon Lurie As PD At KMGA
In Brief - March 2, 2015
February 27, 2015
Epic Records Names Breyon Prescott Head Of Urban A&R
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Westwood One Rolls Out National Expansion Of The Jonathon Brandmeier Show
In Brief - February 27, 2015
Music News
Rapper Big Sean Debuts At #1 On Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Shania Twain, BET Experience, Rock In Rio USA, Wilco, Brian Wilson
Kelly Clarkson Takes Piece By Piece On the Road
Quick Hits: Metallica, My Morning Jacket, Flo Rida, Modest Mouse, Led Zeppelin
Madonna Unveils Rebel Heart Tour
Mumford & Sons Get Wilder On Third LP
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Stone Sour, Radio Disney Music Awards, Lollapalooza Berlin, Bestival
All Apologies From Kanye West
The Week In Review: 2/23-2/27
FMQB Retro-Active: Aerosmith's Joey Kramer Talks Donington DVD, The Beatles, and Rockin and Roastin Coffee
Quick Hits: Mumford & Sons, Madonna, Beale Street Music Festival, Tool
Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith Rule BRIT Awards
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Carly Rae Jepsen, The Airborne Toxic Event, Echosmith, Finding Neverland Album with John Legend & Rita Ora
Imagine Dragons Roar To Top Debut
Quick Hits: U2, Firefly Festival, Nico & Vinz, Lady Gaga, Three Days Grace, Free Press Summer Festival
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Rob Roberts
OM/Cumulus Atlanta

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