In Brief - February 26, 2013
February 26, 2013

Here's the new on-air line-up at CHR WNOW (92.3 NOW FM)/New York: Mornings remain the same with Ty Bentli's Ty Loves New York morning show, while Micki Gamez moves to middays from afternoons, Zann handles afternoons, Toro anchors things at night and Eutopia does the late night shift.

Adult Hits KVDU/New Orleans names John "Jag" Gray its new PD/afternoon host. Gray most recently handled middays at CHR WKQI/Detroit.

Davey Morris, PD at Cumulus Media CHR/Rhythmic WWKX and night host at CHR WPRO-FM/Providence, is promoted to Corporate PD for the company. Along with his current duties, Morris will handle a select group of Cumulus CHR and CHR/Rhythmic stations throughout the company's contemporary platform. Morris is also upped to PD of WPRO.

At Hot AC KTWN/Minneapolis, the team of Mark Rider, Ron Coomer and Lindsay Guentzel will take over afternoons effective March 4. Also joining the line-up on the same day are Jason Nagel and Rod Simons, who take over at night. KTWN is also the new flagship station for the Minnesota Twins.

WPCH/Macon makes the switch from AC to Country.

Bubba The Love Sponge is added to mornings at Active Rock WZLB/Fort Walton.

Salem Communications reports its Q4 financial results, with overall revenue up 6.1 percent to $60.6 million. Salem's broadcast net revenue was up 2.5 percent to $47 million.

Frank Briegmann is appointed President of Central Europe for Universal Music Group International. He will become Chairman/CEO of Universal Music Germany, and in addition to managing Switzerland, Austria and Deutsche Grammophon, his region will expand to cover Eastern Europe and the Nordic countries. Based in Berlin, he will also join UMGI's International Management Board.

Billboard.biz reports that Glassnote has extended its distribution deal with RED.

James Dolan, Executive Chairman of Madison Square Garden and President/CEO of Cablevision, has resigned from Live Nation's Board of Directors. Billboard reports that Dolan's resignation was tied to the recent exit of Irving Azoff from Live Nation, as the two executives are very close. MSG also owns a two percent minority share in Live Nation.




 
Breaking News
CCM+E Names Maynard SVP of Programming
Bob Rivers Ending Long-Running Morning Show
In Brief - July 28, 2014
July 25, 2014
eQB NOW
The Week In Review: 7/21-7/25
Pandora Reports Increase In Revenue, Net Loss In Q2
WRQX/Washington, D.C. Announces New Morning Show
In Brief - July 25, 2014
July 24, 2014
WQHT (HOT 97) New York Names Jay Dixon As Program Director
Townsquare Media, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
iHeartRadio Survey Reveals Funniest Woman in America + Best Disney Song Ever
In Brief - July 24, 2014
July 23, 2014
Taylor Swift, Coldplay & More To Headline 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival
CC Media Holdings Reports 1% Revenue Increase In Q2
CBS LOCAL Personalizes Event Discovery, Content Delivery With Agreement To Acquire Eventful
Jacobs Media's 6th Annual Public Radio Tech Survey Released
In Brief - July 23, 2014
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
July 22, 2014
Clear Channel's iHeartRadio Partners With AdsWizz
Nielsen, Pointlogic Forge Strategic Alliance To Develop Next-Gen Media Planning Solutions
Pandora Hires Lars Murray As VP Of Industry Relations
In Brief - July 22, 2014
July 21, 2014
Evolve Music Group Signs Worldwide Agreement With Capitol Music Group
Second Annual KBA WKU Radio Talent Institute Underway
2014 Conclave Learning Conference Dates Announced
Music News
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Gets Up Close with Graham Nash and Tom Petty
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Fences / Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Courtney Love / Kurt Cobain biopic, Wings, Bleachers
MTV Names Iggy Azalea New Host Of House Of Style
The Week In Review: 7/21-7/25
Quick Hits: Lil Wayne, Metallica, Pearl Jam, Lionel Richie
Quick Hits: Farm Aid 2014, Beyoncé, Ozzy Osbourne, Stevie Nicks
"Weird Al" Yankovic Lands First #1 Album Of His Career
Quick Hits: Hilary Duff, Pharrell & Miley Cyrus, Jack White, Ryan Adams, Mudvayne / Greg Tribbett
Godsmack Unleashes Epic "Generation Day"
Quick Hits: MAGIC!, One Direction, Kimbra, Uncle Kracker, Billy Joel
Weezer Goes "Back To The Shack"
Quick Hits: Avicii, iTunes Festival, Adam Levine, The Script, Demi Lovato, Johnny Marr
Upcoming Maroon 5 Album Features Gwen Stefani Duet
The Week In Review: 7/14-7/18
Quick Hits: Beyonce, Teen Choice Awards, Aaliyah, The Roots
FMQB NOW

Farshad Family, SVP
Local Media Product Leadership
Nielsen Audio

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!