The Week In Review: 11/5 - 11/9

eQB NOW
This week’s eQB Cover Story features John Dowd Jr., better known to the radio/record industry as Jay Beau Jones. The 25-year programming veteran and on-air talent talks about his new book, "Heroes, Mentors and Friends," and looks at what lies ahead for his future. In Programming To Win, Pat Welsh compares the political polling process to media ratings. What are the issues that face both Arbitron and the political pollsters? What aspects behind surveying radio listeners and voters should we keep in mind while reading the results? Question of the Week asks: "What charitable organizations is your station actively involved with?" Plus, Hot Shots and the History Page.  [more]

CBS Radio Revenue Down 5% In Q3
CBS Corp. reports overall record Q3 revenue, despite decline from its radio division. [more]

Cumulus Media Revenue Up In Q3 Thanks To Citadel Deal
However, without the addition of Citadel stations, Cumulus' third quarter revenue dropped 4.5%.    [more]

Q3 Radio Revenue Roundup  [more]

Pandora Sues ASCAP Over Royalty Fees
Pandora sues ASCAP, seeking a "reasonable," blanket licensing fee.  [more]

Warner Music Group Announces Organizational Realignment [more]

Liberty's Maffei: Search For Next SiriusXM CEO Could Take Months [more]

Keith Naftaly Named EVP/Head Of A&R At RCA Records
Naftaly promoted to EVP/Head of A&R for RCA, overseeing the Pop and Urban A&R staff. [more]

NPD Group: AM/FM Listening Down 4% As Internet Radio Audience Grows
A new study also finds that webcasters such as Pandora are outpacing on-demand options like Spotify. [more]

Report: House Hearing On Internet Radio Fairness Act Set For Late November      [more]

NAACP Speaks Out Against Internet Radio Fairness Act  [more]

Emmis Preparing NextRadio Smartphone App   [more]

Live Nation Revenue Up 9.7% In Q3      [more]

Derrick "DC" Corbett Named PD For Power 99 & WDAS/Philly  [more]

Shamrock Communications Re-Launches Modern Rock KRZQ/Reno  [more]

CCM+E-St. Louis Officially Launches Wild 104.9 & The New Majic 100.3 [more]

Helping New York City: John Stewart’s On A Mission  [more]

BIA/Kelsey: U.S. Mobile Local Ad Revenues To Reach $5.8 Billion In 2016     [more]

Study Examines How Social Media Drives Radio's Ratings  [more]

iHeartRadio Announces EDM "Evolution" Station   [more]

Arbiton Releases Update On Impact Of Sandy On November Ratings  [more]

Pandora Releases October Audience Metrics    [more]

Michelle Buchwalter Named MD/Morning Co-Host At WMC/Memphis  [more]

In Brief - November 5, 2012
KLUC/Las Vegas APD/MD J.B. King signs contract extension, WRIF APD/MD Suzy Cole exits to join Beats By Dre, On Air with Ryan Seacrest adds Irish affiliate, Hurricane Sandy delays weekly PPM data in four markets  [more]

In Brief - November 6, 2012
Fred Bennett named Chief Business Development Officer for Jelli    [more]

In Brief - November 7, 2012
Changes at CCM+E-St. Louis, Bo Jaxon named PD/afternoon host at Hot AC KIMN/Denver, KFMA/Tucson promotes Chris The Ego to PD, CBS Radio & SBS announce Hurricane Sandy initiatives [more]

In Brief - November 8, 2012
Changes at Cox Radio-Orlando, CBS Radio retires WXRK call letters for 92.3 Now, RadioBDC debuts specialty programming lineup   [more]

In Brief - November 9, 2012
Steve Borneman exits Cumulus-NYC for Clear Channel    [more]

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




 
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eQB NOW
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MTV To Honor Kanye West
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Pharrell, One Direction Join Apple Music Festival
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Mike McVay
SVP/Content & Programming
Cumulus Media

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