The Week In Review: 1/21 - 1/25

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In this week's Cover Story, we take a look at the new CBS Sports Radio network, with CBS Radio SVP of Programming Chris Oliviero. A veteran of CBS Radio, Oliverio discusses the launch of this brand-new, nationally-syndicated Sports Talk network, as well as Cumulus’ involvement in distributing the network, and more. In Programming To Win, Arbitron’s Jon Miller gives an overview of topics the ratings company will be educating programmers about in 2013. Question of the Week asks: What didn't you accomplish last year do you hope to accomplish this year? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.  [more]

Greg Thompson Upped To EVP Of Capitol Music Group
Veteran executive Thompson promoted to EVP of Capitol Music Group by Chairman/CEO Steve Barnett.  
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Ron Fair, Ashley Burns Named To Exec Positions At Virgin Records
Ron Fair becomes Chief Creative Officer & EVP of Virgin, while Ashley Burns is promoted to GM.  
[more]

Cumulus Flips WRXP/NY To Country With "Nash FM 94.7"
Cumulus brings Country back to the NYC radio dial with debut of "Nash FM 94.7."  
[more]

Cumulus Announces National "Nash" Brand For Country Entertainment   [more]

Report: CBS Radio Going Up For Sale...To Cumulus?   [more]

Apple Posts Another Record Quarter, But Stocks Take Hit
Despite a record $54.5 billion in revenue for its fiscal Q1, Apple's latest financial report did not meet Wall Street's expectations.  [more]

Sony Music Inks Partnership With EDM Company Ultra Music   [more]

House Committee Planning Multiple Hearings On Music Royalties
Rep. Howard Coble will chair the subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, which will oversee Internet radio royalty hearings in 2013.  [more]

Downtown Music Sells Recorded Music Division To Its Founders   [more]

Benny Tarantini Named SVP Of Publicity For Columbia Records   [more]

Clear Channel-Phoenix Names Steve Geofferies VP Of Programming    [more]

Kassof Study: Listeners Positive On Contesting   [more]

In Brief - January 21, 2013
Channel 96-1/Charlotte holds Justin Bieber seat search, Kim Dotcom launches new Mega file-sharing service  [more]

In Brief - January 22, 2013
Sarah Fraser exiting as co-host of The Kane Show     [more]

In Brief - January 23, 2013
Charlie Walk to be named EVP of Republic next week, SiriusXM Board of Directors changes following Liberty Media takeover, Clive Davis to speak at SXSW     [more]

In Brief - January 24, 2013
Cumulus CFO: broadcaster not expected to make any major acquisitions soon, Clear Channel to air syndicated Carmen Jara Show on its Spanish-language stations   [more]

In Brief - January 25, 2013
Rosie Lopez named President of Tommy Boy Records    [more]

FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About   [more]




 
Breaking News
RAB Report: Radio Shows Double-Digit Growth In Digital Revenue For Q3
The Week In Review: 11/17-11/21
Jaysson Reno Named VP, Sales For KGO-AM, KSFO-AM
Kassof Research: CHR P1's: Excited & Social
In Brief - November 21, 2014
November 20, 2014
Cumulus Promotes Jeff Davis To National Director Of Stratus Music Scheduling
Mike Fredrick Named Hubbard Radio Cincinnati VP/Market Manager
Hubbard Radio Announces New Division, 2060 Digital, LLC
Kassof Research: Christian Radio P1’s: Mission Accomplished
In Brief - November 20, 2014
November 19, 2014
Musicians On Call Raises $700,000 At 15th Anniversary Celebration
iStreamMEDIA Adds Christopher Cottrill As VP/Music Content, Programming
Jordan Blaugrund Promoted To VP, Digital Marketing, RCA Records
DeVito/Verdi Retained To Drive Awareness Of NextRadio App
Kassof Research: Rock P1’s: Too Cool to Care?
In Brief - November 19, 2014
November 18, 2014
100.3 The Beat Launches In St. Louis
MADE Music Announces Partnership With Vevo
Kassof Research: Urban P1’s: Into It!
Southern California Radio Roars Back In October
In Brief - November 18, 2014
November 17, 2014
Vevo Announces Leadership Transition
BMG Acquires Vagrant Records
Republic Records Names Delmar Powell Director of Urban A&R
Gordon Smith, NAB To Be Honored By Broadcasters Foundation Of America
Kassof Research: News/Talk P1's: It's Not About Happy
Music News
Iggy Azalea, J. Lo To Team Up on AMAs
The Week In Review: 11/17-11/21
Quick Hits: Saturday Night Live, Billboard Touring Awards, YouTube Music Awards, Arcade Fire
Quick Hits: One Direction, Taylor Swift, Young The Giant, Guns N' Roses, Jimmy Ruffin
Taylor Swift's 1989 Remains At #1
Quick Hits: U2, Katy Perry, Paramore, Lana Del Rey, The Voice
Foo Fighters Announce Major 2015 North American Tour
Ed Sheeran Launches "Thinking Out Loud"
Quick Hits: American Music Awards, New Now Next Awards / Jessie J, Smashing Pumpkins, Prince Royce, Marilyn Manson, The Decemberists, Bonnaroo, James Blunt
U2 Postpones Tonight Show Residency
Quick Hits: AC/DC, J. Cole, Giorgio Moroder, alt-J, Lollapalooza South America
Kid Rock Gearing Up For First Kiss
The Week In Review: 11/10-11/14
Quick Hits: Paramore, AC/DC, Ryan Seacrest‘s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve
Quick Hits: One Direction, Juvenile, Randy Jackson, MTV Awards shows
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Jon Zellner
SVPP, iHeartMedia

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