In Brief - November 14, 2012
November 14, 2012

Director of Programming & Operations Rob Sidney and Lincoln Financial AC WLYF/Miami have agreed to a contract extension.

Hot AC WFLC/Miami and morning co-host Donny Michaels have parted ways leaving co-host Julie Guy to go it alone.

Cox Media Group-Miami has named new sales leadership as it better aligns its sales strategy and collaboration between the four radio stations, WFLC 97.3 FM, WFEZ 93.1 FM, WEDR 99.1 FM and WHQT 105.1 FM. The new assignments include: Jo Castro as GSM for WEDR and WHQT. Previously, Castro was GSM of WEDR-FM. Mumball as GSM of Marketing Services. Previously, Mumball was GSM of WHQT-FM. Francisco Luciano as GSM of WFLC and WFEZ. Previously, Luciano was GSM for WALR-FM, WSB-FM and WSRV-FM with CMG-Atlanta. Tony Yip as LSM of WEDR, WFLC, WHQT & WFEZ. Previously, Yip was GSM of WFLC-FM.

Cox Media Group is lending its support to the communities in the Northeast by donating a combined $75,000 to aid relief efforts in Southern Connecticut, Long Island and surrounding areas of New York City, that have begun the long journey to recover from Superstorm Sandy. CMG’s contribution will be shared with charities identified as having some of the greatest need by Cox Reps New York, CMG Connecticut and CMG Long Island radio stations. Earlier this week, CMG’s parent company, Cox Enterprises in partnership with The James M. Cox Foundation, announced a combined cash donation of $100,000 to the American Red Cross to assist the relief and recovery efforts of the communities affected by Hurricane Sandy. 

SiriusXM is turning on all its inactive radio receivers around the country starting tomorrow (11/15). The Motley Fool reports the promotion will run up to November 27, with the satcaster hoping to encourage former customer to return. Listeners won't have access to the full slate of SiriusXM channels, but will be able to hear the satcaster's basic stations.

Viacom Music Group expands its artist platform offering to now include VH1 with the beta launch of Artists.VH1, a new front door for artists to have their music showcased across VH1’s multiple channels and screens. The first on-air integration will take place during 2012 VH1 Divas debuting live on Sunday, December 16 at 9pm ET/PT.
     "With the launch of Artists.VH1, we’re filling a major void in the digital music space  by providing non mainstream pop artists and their fans direct access to one  another reflective of what we deliver on air with our Storytellers and You Oughta Know franchises," said Tom Calderone, President of VH1. "The platform offers both  established and emerging artists a homestead where they can have more access to  their presence across our screens to control their image and opt into a myriad of opportunities including music video rotation and song integration in our programs that will generate both exposure and revenue."




 
Breaking News
Epic Records Names Breyon Prescott Head Of Urban A&R
The Week In Review: 2/23-2/27
Westwood One Rolls Out National Expansion Of The Jonathon Brandmeier Show
In Brief - February 27, 2015
February 26, 2015
Mel Karmazin To Be Honored By The Broadcasters Foundation Of America
Cox Media Group Names Rachel Williamson Director/Digital Revenue Development
New Generation Radio Launches Virtual Jock
Benztown Teams With Vipology To Bring Cost-Effective Websites To Radio
In Brief - February 26, 2015
February 25, 2015
iHeartMedia Announces Executive Changes
NAB Statement On Introduction Of Local Radio Freedom Act In House, Senate
Report: Radio’s 2015 Digital Revenue Poised For Double-Digit Growth
Coleman Insights, Jacobs Media Explore The Great Pyramids Of Radio
Republic Records Names Patch Culbertson Director of A&R
In Brief - February 25, 2015
February 24, 2015
106.1 KISS FM Changes Name To 106.1 LAURA FM
In Brief - February 24, 2015
February 23, 2015
Industry-Wide Consumer Awareness Campaign Launches For NextRadio
Jake Wisely Appointed CEO Of The Bicycle Music Company
Westwood One Hires Douglas Johnston As EVP/Sales
The Bobby Bones Show Brings Ask Anything's Fan-Driven Artist Chats To Country Fans Nationwide
Salem Communications Corporation Becomes Salem Media Group
In Brief - February 23, 2015
February 20, 2015
eQB NOW
The Week In Review: 2/16-2/20
Music News
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
Sam Smith Set For Another U.S. Road Trip
Quick Hits: One Direction, Lorde, Brandon Flowers, Redfoo, Fuji Rock Festival
Quick Hits: John Legend & Common / The Oscars, Ed Sheeran, In This Moment, Passion Pit, Kaaboo Del Mar Festival, Pixies
Kanye Talks New Album & More With Power 105.1's Breakfast Club
The Week In Review: 2/16-2/20
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters / Sonic Highways, Coldplay, Squamish Valley Music Festival
Lil Wayne Working Up Free Weezy Album
FMQB NOW

Rob Roberts
OM/Cumulus Atlanta

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!