In Brief - April 18, 2013
April 18, 2013

Rick Ross' Maybach Music Group names Kendall Freeman (aka Young Sav) as its Vice President. Freeman formerly was Mixshow manager at Def Jam Records. Maybach is a division of Atlantic Records.

At CHR WILN/Panama City, Holly O'Connor joins Miguel Fuller and Mandy Williamson for the new The Miguel Show with Mandy and Holly. O'Connor most recently was co-host of the That Guy Kramer In The Morning Show on Hot AC WSJT/Tampa.
 
Rick Party joins Urban AC WHQT/Miami for PM drive duties replacing the former syndicated Michael Baisden Show.

Triple A WOCM/Ocean City PD Skip Dixxon has left the building. The new PD is Brendan Kashuba. You can reach Kashuba at Brendan.Kashuba@ocean98.com.

In Richmond, Clear Channel has put together an HD-fed translator for the launch of 96.1 The Planet. Programming for The Planet originates from CHR WRVQ's HD2 channel, and is simulcast on translator W241AP.

Kelly McWilliam exits the Publicity department at Atlantic Records to become Director of Publicity for Columbia Records' Los Angeles office. She can be reached at Kelly.McWilliam@SonyMusic.com.

Samsung is leaving FM radio out of its Galaxy S4 smartphone. AndroidAuthority.com reports that previous Galaxy S phones had an FM radio reciever, but the new one does not due to a perceived lack of interest from the consumer. A statement from Samsung to Russian website Hi-Tech.Mail.Ru said, "Our studies show a trend shift of interest to digital broadcasting, specifically focus on listening to music content in social networks or on the channel YouTube. The flagship model of our products are focused on customers who use digital content, which use modern formats and channels of information consumption."

Jelli has received its second patent, as the social music service now has U.S. Patent No. 8,413,189, "Dynamic selection of advertising content in a social broadcast environment." This patent describes methods related to determining advertising content to be included in a broadcast dynamically.




 
Breaking News
eQB NOW
The Week In Review: 5/25-5/29
Marketron Executes The First-Ever Real Time Programmatic Spot Buy For Radio
Alpha Media Names Stefan Brock Corporate VP/Interactive
Roadrunner Promotion, Atlantic Records Announces Two Regional Hires
WPLJ/New York Joins Jayde Donovan In Her Apple-A-Day Program
In Brief - May 29, 2015
May 28, 2015
John Sutherland Promoted To VP/Market Manager For Cumulus Providence
iHeartMedia, CW Network And Yahoo Announce The 2015 "iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party"
iHeartMedia And Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Honored For Nationwide Radiothon Campaign
In Brief - May 28, 2015
May 27, 2015
iHeartMedia Connecticut Names Zac Davis PD of WKSS & WKCI
iHeartMedia Phoenix Appoints Spivey And Wolff To APD Posts
Former Dial Global/Westwood One Execs Launch DGital Media
Radio Promotion Executive Bridget Herrmann Joins Crush Music
Sinclair Broadcast Group And iHeartMedia Join Forces For UNCF "An Evening Of Stars"
In Brief - May 27, 2015
May 26, 2015
Michelle Jubelirer Promoted To COO, Capitol Music Group
CBS Radio Phoenix Names Tim Richards VP/Programming
Demi Lovato, Nick Jonas & Phil McIntyre Announce Formation Of Safehouse Records
Free Registration Offered To Radio Show's First-Ever Student Scholars Program
In Brief - May 26, 2015
May 22, 2015
Hubbard Radio Ups Jeremy Sinon To Corporate Digital Director
The Week In Review: 5/18-5/22
KSZR/Tucson Becomes Classic Hip Hop, 97.5 The Vibe
In Brief - May 22, 2015
Music News
Hozier, Nick Jonas And More To Play iHeartRadio Music Festival's Daytime Village
The Week In Review: 5/25-5/29
Quick Hits: Chance The Rapper, Mariah Carey, Michael Jackson, The Doors
Riot Fest Reels In Modest Mouse, No Doubt and More
Quick Hits: Mumford & Sons, MS MR, Fun Fun Fun Fest, Daughtry, The Roots / Philadelphia Music Alliance, Bonnaroo SuperJam
Twenty One Pilots Hit #1 On Billboard 200
Quick Hits: U2, NiFi Festival, Azealia Banks
A$AP Rocky Drops Early Release
Quick Hits: Neil Young, Of Monsters and Men, Chris Cornell, Boston Calling festival, Rob Thomas
Adam Lambert Unveils Two New Tracks
Academy Award-Nominated Actress Hailee Steinfeld Inks Record Deal With Republic Records
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Eminem, Enrique Iglesias, Slayer
The Week In Review: 5/18-5/22
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Madonna, Little Mix, Roger Waters
Pitch Perfect 2 Comes In At #1
FMQB NOW

Erik Bradley
APD/MD, B96/Chicago

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!