The Week In Review: 12/3 - 12/7

eQB NOW
This week’s eQB Cover Story features Amber Miller, PD Of Modern Rock WEQX, on the unique experience of programming an independently-owned station, the Modern Rock format in 2012 and more. In Programming To Win, Arbitron’s Jon Miller finds that moving from diary market ratings to PPM is like jumping from college sports to the pros. Question of the Week asks: If corporate Santa could grant your (radio station/record label) one wish this holiday season what would it be and why? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.    [more]

Cameron Strang To Oversee WBR West Coast Operations
Strang adds new duties at Warner Bros. Records, as Co-President/CEO Todd Moscowitz resigns.    
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Republic Records Names Gary Spangler SVP Of Promotion & Operations
Republic continues its recent run of executive promotions, appointing Gary Spangler as SVP of Promotion & Operations.  
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Clear Channel Facing 2016 Debt Issues
Clear Channel has over $10 billion in debt that will come due in 2016, which concerns analysts.  [more]

Another Round Of Nationwide Clear Channel Layoffs    [more]

More Nationwide Clear Channel Cutbacks   [more]

CC-L.A. Programmers Ivey, Pilat To Focus On National Duties, KIIS
Clear Channel's John Ivey and Julie Pilat will step down from PD duties for KHHT and KYSR/L.A.      [more]

RADAR 115: Radio Listening Remains Steady    [more]

Sen. Corker Fighting Internet Radio Fairness Act
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) has penned a letter to his peers, opposing the proposed royalty legislation.  
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Could iTunes 11 Launch Lead To Apple's Streaming Radio Service?    [more]

Radio One Consolidates Syndication One With Reach Media    [more]

Pandora Reports Revenue Increase In Third Quarter    [more]

FMQB Photo Pass: Q102/Philly Jingle Ball    [more]

Pandora, Clear Channel On Top Again In Triton Digital Rankings For October    [more]

NBC Confirms Howard Stern Returning To America's Got Talent    [more]

Epic Records' Dixie Tipton Heads West    [more]

Ken Charles Named VP Of Programming For Clear Channel-Sacramento [more]

Study: 20 Percent Of Young Listeners Are Heavy Radio Users    [more]

FCC Delays Media Ownership Rule Review Again    [more]

In Brief - December 3, 2012
Scott Jameson named OM of Cumulus-Minneapolis, Dave Ramsey to be inducted into the NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame, Triad Broadcasting sold to L&L Broadcasting   [more]

In Brief - December 4, 2012
Rhythmic AC KJHM/Denver names Randy "Bubba" Black as PD/morning host, iTunes Music Store opens in 56 more countries    [more]

In Brief - December 5, 2012
Ryan Seacrest buys controlling interest in marketing firm  [more]

In Brief - December 6, 2012
Tony Matteo named OM for CCM+E's Wichita cluster, Sen. Walden to re-push FCC reform bill    [more]

In Brief - December 7, 2012
Gary Nolan named OM of Clear Channel-Panama City, Andy Green named APD/MD of Active Rock WRIF/Detroit   [more]




 
Breaking News
Chris Kampmeier Announces Retirement, Rick Everett Named RVPP/iHeartMedia North Florida
HBO Documentary on Jimmy Iovine & Dr. Dre Coming Soon
Eleven Seven Music Group Appoints Steve Kline As CEO, Expands Staff
December 8, 2016
Warner Music Group Reports Fourth Quarter & Full Year Results
Coleman Insights Names Jessica Lichtenfeld as Associate Consultant
December 7, 2016
iHeartMedia-Indianapolis Names Brad Polston Market President
SFX Entertainment Rebrands As LiveStyle, Inc.
Lux Moves to Morning Drive at NOW 96.3/St. Louis
Alpha Media Names Chelsea Thomas New Morning & Middays Host/MD For WDJX/Louisville
December 6, 2016
Cumulus Media Lafayette Names Scott Chiasson VP/Market Manager
Capitol Music Group Promotes Jeff Temske To SVP/Streaming, Strategy & Research
Jeff Kapugi Exits WUSN/Chicago & CBS Radio VP/Country Programming Post
iHeartMedia Atlanta Debuts DJ Scream & Hoodrich Radio Broadcasted On 92.3 & 96.7 The Beat
WMMR's Preston & Steve Camp Out for Hunger Receives Record-Breaking Food Donations
December 5, 2015
Delilah To Be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall Of Fame
Interscope Records Continues to Roll in 2016
Liz Morentin Named Executive VP/Comms and Media At Warner Bros Records
December 2, 2016
CBS Radio Elevates Tracy Brandys To SVP/Market Manager & Director/Sales, Baltimore
WKST/Pittsburgh's Stuff A Bus Fills 57 Buses With Toys For Toys For Tots
Dan Dalton and Roc Nation Form Management Partnership
December 1, 2016
iHeartMedia Launches On-Demand Streaming Services
105.1 The Bounce/Detroit Announces On-Air Lineup
November 30, 2016
Alpha Media Names Ronnie Stanton VP/Programming
Music News
Greg Lake of Emerson, Lake & Palmer Passes Away
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Zayn, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, Forecastle Festival, Ryan Adams, We Rock with Standing Rock concert
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Revisits the Iconic Album Pet Sounds, and Delves Into New Music with Joyous Wolf
Beyoncé Leads 59th Annual Grammy Nominees
The Weeknd's Starboy Rises to the Top
Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Guns N' Roses, Carolina Rebellion & Welcome to Rockville, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest
Prince Documentary, Celebration on the Way in 2017
Quick Hits: Alessia Cara, Lady Gaga, Dead & Company
Quick Hits: J. Cole, Bon Jovi, Grouplove, Kid Cudi, ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve
Metallica Earn Sixth #1 Album on Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Rock On The Range, Kelly Clarkson
Quick Hits: Grammy Hall Of Fame, Soul Train Awards, Guns N' Roses
Justin Bieber and Drake Top 2016 American Music Awards
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Adele, The Weeknd, Chance The Rapper
FMQB NOW

Ross Mahoney, PD
KXTE, Las Vegas



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