The Week In Review: 2/18 - 2/22

This week’s eQB has WFLY/Albany PD Ally Reid in the Cover Story spotlight. Reid’s gone full circle in her career starting and subsequently returning back to FLY92.3 where she has the station attached to a winning formula. In Programming to Win, Richard Harker looks at how a station's ratings can remain steady as listenership changes with the concept of "audience flow. Question of the Week asks: What did you think of this year’s Grammy’s, and what was the highlight for you? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page.    [more] 

Clear Channel Reports Revenue Increase In Q4 And Full Year 2012
CC Media Holdings saw a 3% increase in 2012 revenue to $6.33 billion.  [more] 

Capitol Music Group Names Dominic Pandiscia President Of Caroline Division  [more]

Mike Harris Named EVP/GM For Caroline
EMI veteran Harris appointed EVP/GM for Caroline, the Independent Services division of Capitol Music Group.   [more]

Clive Davis Discusses Career, Personal Life In New Autobiography   [more]

Chad Fitzsimmons Promoted To Director Of Music Initiatives For CBS Radio
CBS Radio names Fitzsimmons to a newly-created position, which will focus on creating partnership opportunities with record labels.  

Performance Royalty Bill Reintroduced In The House
A pair of Congressmen from Texas have reintroduced the Local Radio Freedom Act. 

NPD Group: Music Listening Increases On Smartphones & Tablets   [more]

New RAB Study Takes Aim At TV Advertising   [more]

Radio One Revenue Up In Fourth Quarter   [more]

Bertelsmann Reportedly In Talks To Buy 100% Of BMG Rights   [more]

Warner/Chappell Inks Global Deal With Roc Nation   [more]

RIAA: Google Has Not Done Enough To Fight Piracy   [more]

John Mayer Named APD/Afternoon Driver At 107.5 The River   [more]

Sean Shannon Named VP/Market Manager For Entercom-Sacramento  [more]

In Brief - February 18, 2013
Dan McClintock joins Cumulus-Kansas City cluster, Dial Global files to suspend reporting to the SEC  [more]

In Brief - February 19, 2013
Justin Riley named PD of CHR KKRZ & Rhythmic CHR KXJM/Portland, FCC Chairman Genachowski to participate in Q&A at NAB Show      [more]

In Brief - February 20, 2013
Roy Barboza named MD/Mix Show Coordinator at WTKK (Hot 96.9)/Boston, Entravision promotes eight to EVP positions, Harmonix ending Rock Band song downloads    [more]

In Brief - February 21, 2013
Clear Channel announces iHeartRadio showcase for SXSW  [more]

In Brief - February 22, 2013
Univision radio revenue up to $89.1 million in Q4  [more]

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

Breaking News
Mike Anthony Joins Cumulus San Francisco As PD At KGO & KSFO
Entercom Names Liana Huth VP/Programming Innovation
CBS Radio Minneapolis Names Shannon Knoepke SVP/Market Manager & Director of Sales
NAB Announces Record-Breaking Attendance For 2015 NAB Show New York
November 30, 2015
Jeff Shultz Named SVP/Business Development, CBS Radio
Cumulus Promotes Lee Hammer To OM For KGO & KSFO/San Francisco
Nielsen and Sun Broadcast Group Sign Multi-Year Agreement for RADAR Network Ratings
Jacobs Media Announces "Tech Trends For Radio" Webinar
November 25, 2015
CMG Tampa Appoints John E. Kage Dir. of Branding & Programming at Hot 101.5 FM
November 25, 2015
In Brief - November 25, 2015
November 24, 2015
FCC Fines Drawing Scrutiny In Congress
In Brief - November 24, 2015
November 23, 2015
Bill Hess Named OM At Cumulus-Washington, D.C.
In Brief - November 23, 2015
November 20, 2015
Adams Radio Group Of Delmarva Names Jay Gleason Operations Manager
iHeartRadio Presents Adele¹s Album Premiere Live from Joe¹s Pub 
Radio Mercury Awards Announces Advisory Council
November 19, 2015
Westwood One: The State of American Podcasting
Nielsen: Connecting With Political Millennials Through Music
Jacobs Media Webinar: 10 Mega Trends That Impact Radio
November 18, 2015
Republic Records Promotes Ben Adelson To SVP/A&R
Music News
Lil Wayne Takes Dedication to Small Markets
Quick Hits: Avett Brothers, Fetty Wap, Rock on the Range, Eagles of Death Metal, Simple Plan, Nonpoint, Sinatra 100 Concert
Adele Sells 3.38 Million Albums in the U.S., Debuts at #1
Quick Hits: Soul Train Awards, Foy Vance & Ed Sheeran, Jack's Mannequin, Breaking Benjamin
Adele Announces European Tour Dates
Quick Hits: Adele, Eagles of Death Metal, Charli XCX, Joe Jonas
Adele's 25 Smashes Sales Record
Quick Hits: Charlie Puth, Coldplay, Jack Ü
Bieber, One Direction Lead Billboard 200 Shakeup
One Direction, The Weeknd Win Multiple AMAs
Rihanna Announces Anti World Tour, Teases New Album
Foo Fighters Release Free EP
Quick Hits: Coldplay, U2, The Cure, Wilco
Chris Martin Talks Influences On New Coldplay Record
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Justin Bieber & One Direction, American Music Awards, Paris attacks, Tori Kelly

Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

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