In Brief - December 5, 2012
December 5, 2012

Ryan Seacrest has bought a controlling stake in the Civic Entertainment Group, a 12-year-old marketing agency that has helped to create events like the CNN Grill and NBC’s Education Nation, reports The New York Times.

CBS Radio and JBL Audio are partnering to present a series of artist memories of the Grammys. The interviews, conducted by Carson Daly, will be broadcast on several CBS Radio stations after the 55th Annual Grammy Award  nominees are announced tonight. The JBL Grammy Spotlight with Carson Daly will continue through Feb. 10, 2013 – the night the 55th Annual Grammy Awards are presented on CBS.

Veteran programmer and on-air personality Danny Ocean has been named VP of Affiliate Relations for Sheet Happens Prep. Ocean most recently spent nearly six years serving as VP and Director of Operations for Radio Direct Response.  He previously served as PD at FM-100/Memphis and KC101/New Haven and held APD/MD positions at JAM’N 94.5/Boston and Z95.7/San Francisco. He has worked on-air at Z100/New York, B101/Philadelphia, 92Q/Baltimore and Hot 105/Miami. Ocean also served as VP/Executive Director at FMQB.

Cincinnati.com is reporting that Cumulus-Cincinnati is negotiating an new Arbitron deal. Keith Mitchell, Cumulus-Cincinnati Operations Director and WGRR-FM PD  told cincinnati.com, "Our corporate office is currently negotiating a new contract with Arbitron and we hope to have that finalized soon." RVP Dave Crowl adds, "Keith is correct. We are in the final stages of completing a new deal with Arbitron. Our numbers will be posted by the time the next monthly is released. Arbitron policy does not permit news outlets or trade publications to post non subscriber ratings in the press. All a technicality."




 
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