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
Epic Records Names Breyon Prescott Head Of Urban A&R
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
Entercom Communications Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results
KMVQ/San Francisco Inks Morning Hosts Fernado And Greg To Multi-Year Agreement
Music News
All Apologies From Kanye West
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
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters / Sonic Highways, Coldplay, Squamish Valley Music Festival
Lil Wayne Working Up Free Weezy Album
Quick Hits: Nate Ruess of fun., Foo Fighters, Blur, Volbeat, Iron Maiden, Blues Traveler
Drake Debuts At #1 On Billboard 200
FMQB NOW

Rob Roberts
OM/Cumulus Atlanta

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