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.  
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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."  
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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
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Tommy Chuck Named Program Director of WIHT/Washington, D.C. & WPOC/Baltimore
iHeartRadio Surpasses 60 Million Registered Users
SFX Entertainment Names New President & COO
Third Music Industry Reunion Planned For Los Angeles
In Brief - January 23, 2015
January 22, 2015
Edgar "Shoboy" Sotelo Joins WBMP/New York For Mornings
Rdio Launches In 24 New International Markets
Shazam Announces $30 Million Investment At $1 Billion Valuation
iHeartMedia Celebrates Valentine's With "iHeartRadio Ultimate Valentine's Escape"
In Brief - January 22, 2015
January 21, 2015
Dave Dyer Promoted to SVP Promotion, Warner Bros. Records
JD Garfield Joins KWYD/Boise As APD/Morning Drive Host
iHeartRadio Country Festival Returns
Edison Research: Streaming Audio Now Bigger Than AM/FM Radio Among US Teens
In Brief - January 21, 2015
January 20, 2015
John Fleckenstein Named EVP, RCA Records
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces Two New Program Directors
Local Radio Networks, AdLarge Media Form Exclusive Partnership For 24/7 Format Radio Network
Len Berman And Todd Schnitt To Host Mornings On WOR
Scott Shapiro Named VP/Sports Programming For Premiere Networks
Jim Daunais, Tim Walker Promoted To EVP Posts At Westwood One
Tony Waitekus Appointed OM For NRG Media's Wausau-Stevens Point Stations
Alpha Media To Purchase Coast Radio Company Radio Stations
CRN Study: Which Radio Messages Have Greatest Impact On Millennials
In Brief - January 20, 2015
January 19, 2015
Music News
Paramore Announce Spring Theater "Events"
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Black Keys, Rush, Nick Jonas
BET Honors Usher, Kanye West
Quick Hits: Ariana Grande, TLC, Art Of Anarchy, Rob Zombie, Aerosmith, Rocklahoma
Meghan Trainor's Title Debuts At #1
LL Cool J Returning As Grammy Host
Quick Hits: The Grammys, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell, Linkin Park, Interpol, David Byrne
Madonna Bares Her Rebel Heart
Quick Hits: Slipknot, Justin Bieber, NKOTB / TLC / Nelly, Mötley Crüe, "Weird Al" Yankovic
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Talks to Longtime Music Scribe Harvey Kubernik About His Latest Musical Tome
Quick Hits: Metallica, A$AP Yams, TLC, Ariana Grande
Grateful Dead Members To Reunite For 50th Anniversary
The Week In Review: 1/12/-1/16
Quick Hits; John Legend, Idina Menzel, Common, Lady Gaga, The Black Crowes, Kim Fowley
Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa Plan Road Trip
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Alicia Tyler, PD
WZNE/Rochester

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