In Brief - December 3, 2012
December 3, 2012

Scott Jameson is named OM of Cumulus Media's three-station Minneapolis cluster, replacing Dave Hamilton, who announced his retirement last week. Jameson was most recently VP of Adult Rock Programming for CBS Radio, as well as PD of Triple A WZGC/Atlanta and Executive Producer for the Atlanta Falcons Radio Network.

Jenn Hobby crosses the hall and joins Country WKHX/Atlanta's midday team beginning December 10. Hobby previously was a longtime member of the Bert Show on sister CHR WWWQ, and announced last week she would be stepping down from her position as of December 7.

Budget cuts at Rhythmic AC KJHM/Denver sees the exit of air talent Gina Lee Fuentez and Cha Cha Chavez.

Ross Mahoney joins Modern Rock WRMR (Modern Rock 98.7)/Wilmington, NC as MD/afternoon driver. His first day on the job will be January 2. Mahoney was most recently APD/MD of WPBZ/West Palm Beach and replaces Fitz, who recently left WRMR to move to New York.

Educational Media Foundation flips recently LMA'd KRUZ/Santa Barbara from Hot AC to its Christian Rock AIR 1 format. Additionally, EMF has installed the AIR 1 format at Amaturo AC/Adult Hits trimulcast of KLST/Fountain Valley, KLSI/Thousand Oaks-Ventura and KLSN/Adelanto-Victorville, CA.

Dave Ramsey, personal money-management expert and popular national radio personality, will be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame during the NAB Show Radio Luncheon, held Tuesday, April 9 in Las Vegas. Ramsey's nationally syndicated radio program, The Dave Ramsey Show, is heard by 6 million listeners each week on more than 500 radio stations and is streamed on Previous NAB Radio Broadcasting Hall of Fame inductees include Bob Uecker, Gerry House, Ron Chapman, Vin Scully, Jack Buck, Harry Carey, Larry Lujack, Rick Dees, Dick Purtan and Dick Orkin.

The sale of Triad Broadcasting to Larry Wilson's newly-formed L&L Broadcasting has been announced. L&L will buy all 32 of Triad's stations. The sale is seperate from Wilson's Alpha Broadcasting, which owns a six-station cluster in Portland, OR.

A U.S. bankruptcy court has allowed Connoisseur Media to officially take over ten Nassau Broadcasting stations via an LMA. The ten stations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey will be LMA'ed by Connoisseur until their sale is approved by the FCC.

Promotions Guru Paige Nienaber will discuss how to capture "The Essence Of The Moment," during the next Conclave webinar on Thursday, December 13 at 2:00 PM Central. Neinaber will review ways for stations to acknowledge and react to spontaneous events, and to create structures and systems insuring reactions happen in a timely manner. Conclave webinars are always free of charge, however preregistration is required via the Conclave’s website at

Breaking News
SiriusXM Reports Third Quarter 2016 Results
WWKX (HOT 106)/Providence Launches HOT Morning Show
In Brief - October 27, 2016
October 26, 2016
Beasley Media Group Names Justin Chase EVP/Programming
Beasley Media Group Appoints Buzz Knight To VP/Programming
Pandora Reports Q3 2016 Financial Results
BIA/Kelsey Forecasts Overall U.S. Local Advertising Revenues
Nielsen Reports 3rd Quarter Results
October 25, 2016
John Garabedian Leaving Open House Party
The 4th Annual CBS RADIO “We Can Survive” Concert
Brooke & Jubal Joins WSHE/Chicago For Mornings
KWEE/Portland Adds Tino Cochino To Nights
October 24, 2016
CBS Radio Names Brian McHale SVP/Information Technology
Nielsen Announces Launch of National Television Out-Of-Home Measurement Service
The Atlantic Records New York Team Celebrates Charli XCX
October 20, 2016
CBS Radio Signs Michael Martin To Multi-Year Contract Renewal
SportsRadio 94WIP/Philly Adds Joe Decamra & Jon Ritchie To Middays
October 19, 2016
Frankie C Extends Agreement With KZHT/Salt Lake City
Voncile Anderson Named Beasley Director/NTR Sales In Tampa Bay
In Brief - October 19, 2016
October 18, 2016
Rob Stringer Promoted To CEO Of Sony Music Entertainment
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces The Debut Of The New Alt 104.9
Entercom Agrees To Acquire Four Radio Stations In Charlotte From Beasley Broadcast Group
Ebro Returns To Portland
Music News
Billboard Women in Music Event to Honor Shania Twain, Halsey
Quick Hits: Twenty One Pilots, Green Day, Justin Bieber, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Mariah Carey, Neil Young
Prince’s Paisley Park Approved to Open Permanently for Public Tours
Quick Hits: Jason Derulo, Alessia Cara, Hailee Steinfeld, Lady Gaga, Tove Lo
Kings of Leon Earn First #1 Album
Quick Hits: The Chainsmokers, Drake, Prince, Sting, Charlie Puth, The Decemberists, Dead or Alive
Quick Hits: Radiohead, Frank Ocean, A$AP Ferg
"Crash" Into Against Me!
Maroon 5 Closes The Top 40 and Hot AC Radio Panels Upon Impact
Jordan Fisher Will Make His Broadway Debut In Hamilton On November 22
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Gwen Stefani
Pearl Jam, 2Pac & Depeche Mode Lead 2017 Rock Hall Nominees
Green Day Tops Billboard 200 For Their Third Time
Quick Hits: Liam Payne, Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Mother Love Bone
Quick Hits: Kings Of Leon, Elton John, Roger Waters

Jon Zellner
EVP/Programming Operations

          Question Of
           The Week

FMQB Member Login

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