In Brief - February 6, 2013
February 6, 2013

Dustin "Slater" Carlson takes the night gig at CHR WODS/Boston. Carlson had most recently been handling APD/afternoon responsibilites at Modern Rock sister KXTE/Las Vegas.

Jeff Kinzbach joins Rock WONE/Akron for mornings effective February 11, reports Ohio Media Watch. Kinzach had been at Classic Rock WNCX/Cleveland doing part-time duties.

Bill Freund will depart as EVP of Triton Digital in the middle of February.

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment-Philadelphia names Anthony Fuscaldo VP of Sales, effective immediately. Fuscaldo will oversee all sales operations for the six station cluster. Fuscaldo is promoted from within Clear Channel-Philadelphia, where he most recently served as GSM. 

WJFX/Fort Wayne is the latest affiliate to add The Bert Show to its programming line-up. Syndicated by YEA Networks, The Bert Show originates out of WWWQ/Atlanta.

In the newest "RAB @ Work" newsletter, President/CEO Erica Farber says to expect a good report on 2012's radio revenue. Farber writes that 2012 "was a positive year," and adds "The current revenue forecast for 2013 shows radio with an overall growth at just under 1%. We are seeing first hand that there is a renewed interest in radio as advertisers and agencies are seeing radio's ability to drive results across all platforms." The 2012 RAB radio revenue report will be released next Friday, February 15.

On Thursday, March 21, the City of Hope will hold its 7th Annual Taste Of Hope event at 360 in New York City (10 Desbrosses St.). The event features dinner, silent and live auctions and of course a wide array of wines. Chairing this year's event will be Allissa Pollack, Island Def Jam President and COO Steve Bartels, RCA President and COO Tom Corson, Bacchaus Importers President Bruce Gearhart, Warner Bros. SVP/Promotion Peter Gray and Palmese Entertainment CEO Richard Palmese.

Rocker Chris Daughtry will be the featured entertainment at the 2013 NAB Show TV Luncheon on April 8 in Las Vegas. Also that day, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai will lead a session on AM radio revitalization at the NAB Show. This session, held within the Broadcast Management Conference, will address possible options for sustaining and enhancing AM radio as a unique entertainment medium. Commissioner Pai will moderate a panel of AM radio leaders, engineers and policy experts.

Apple announces that the iTunes Music Store has set a new record, with 25 billion songs sold. The 25 billionth song, "Monkey Drums" (Goksel Vancin Remix) by Chase Buch, was purchased by Phillip Lüpke from Germany. As the downloader of the 25 billionth song, he will receive a €10,000 iTunes Gift Card.




 
Breaking News
iHeartMedia Promotes Senior Programmers To Executive Vice Presidents
CBS Radio Celebrates Grammy Awards With Over-The-Air & Digital Programming
February 9, 2016
RAB: Radio Increasing Focus On Digital Sales
107.1 The Brew Is Sacramento's New Home For Rock
In Brief - February 9, 2016
February 8, 2016
"Saturday Night Online" Rebrands As "Most Requested Live With Romeo"
iHeartMedia Names Travis Moon Director of Country Operations for the Austin-San Antonio Region
Entercom Kansas City Announces Appoints Alan Furst PD Of KMBZ
February 5, 2016
Stu Bergen Named CEO, International & Global Commercial Services For Warner Music Group
JoJo Turnbeaugh Named SVP of Programming for iHeartMedia Las Vegas
In Brief - February 5, 2016
February 4, 2016
John Strazza Joins RECORDS
Greater Media Promotes Buzz Knight to SVP of Program Development
MIWs Announce Results from 2015 Gender Analysis
February 3, 2016
Leslie Moonves Named Chairman Of CBS Corporation
FADER Label Annouces New Distribution Deal With Caroline
Jeff Hickcox Returns To Beasley SWFL As Promotions & Events Director
February 2, 2016
SiriusXM Reports Major Subscriber Growth, Record Revenue in 2015
BMG US Promotes Zach Katz To President Of Music Publishing
Bentley Named MD/Afternoon Drive Host at WEDG/Buffalo
SoundExchange Ends Record-Setting Year, $800 Million to Recording Artists and Record Labels
February 1, 2016
Alissa Pollack Named iHeartMedia EVP of Global Music Marketing
Entercom Atlanta Announces Jeff Dauler to Lead Mornings On STAR 94
Music News
Gwen Stefani Announces New Album, Filming Live Video During Grammys
Quick Hits: The Grammys / Eagles, Adele, Kelly Clarkson, The Grid NYC
Taylor Swift Leads Nominees for iHeartRadio Music Awards
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Disturbed & Breaking Benjamin, Lionel Richie tribute, Seether, Lamb of God, Way Home festival, Good Charlotte
Beyoncé Announces "Formation" Stadium Tour, Releases New Single
Metallica At CBS RADIO’s “THE NIGHT BEFORE” Concert in San Francisco
Rihanna Reaches #1 With Anti
Quick Hits: Grammy Awards, Zayn, Adele, Dead & Company, The Monkees, The Neighbourhood
Earth, Wind & Fire's Maurice White Dead At 74
The Entertainment World Remember Maurice White
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Lady Gaga, Future, The Lumineers, Stone Temple Pilots
Justin Bieber, Pitbull and More Added to Grammy Lineup
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus, Iggy Azalea, Taylor Swift, Future
Lady Gaga to Honor Bowie at Grammys, Sing National Anthem at Super Bowl
Quick Hits: Juno Awards, Metallica, Guns N' Roses, Grammys, Joe Bunch
FMQB NOW

Mike “OD” O’Donnell, OM
Entercom
Scranton Wilkes-Barre, PA

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!