In Brief - August 21, 2013
August 21, 2013

Cumulus Classic Hits WGRR/Cincinnati PD Keith Mitchell adds duties as Corporate PD of Classic Hits for the company, overseeing the majority of Cumulus' Classic Hits stations alongside SVP of Programming Mike McVay. Mitchell replaces Dick Stadlen, who exits Cumulus.

After 11 years at Mid-West Family Radio-Springfield, Kristen Bergman resigns as OM and PD at Active Rock KQRA and Rhythmic CHR KOSP. Bergman will join Moroch Partners as Communication Specialist serving Southern Missouri and Northern Arkansas McDonald's Public Relations.

CCM+E CHR KWNW/Memphis PD/afternoon host Dino Conard transfers to the PD post at CHR sister WQEN/Birmingham and HD2 CHR/Rhythmic WMJJ. Dino, who begins his new gig on September 3, takes over for Keith Allen who recently took the PD job at CCM+E's CHR WMKS and Active Rock WVBZ/Greensboro.

CHR/Rhythmic KSEQ/Fresno welcomes Greg Hoffman for mornings. Hoffman comes on board from the PD/morning post at crosstown CHR/Rhythmic KBOS.

Sharon Wingfield is named midday host at Hot AC WURV/Richmond.

The Chicago Tribune reports that WGN-AM/Chicago will be making some changes next month. Starting September 3, WGN alumni Steve Cochran and Kathy & Judy will return to the station. Jonathan Brandmeier will move from mornings to a new online station, WGNFM.com. Most notably, the Tribune reports that its owner, Tribune Co. will be looking to acquire an FM frequency in the Windy City in the next year, according to WGN President/GM Jimmy de Castro.

According to The Wall Street Journal, VEVO has inked deals for both Apple TV and Samsung televisions, with the digital music video service offering streaming programming. Apple's TV app could debut as soon as this week, while Samsung's new TV service could be a few more weeks away, reports the WSJ.




 
Breaking News
Nielsen Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
WRQX's Marc Orem Named Cumulus' "CBOS Star of the Week"
July 29, 2014
SiriusXM Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
Do It For Kidd
In Brief - July 29, 2014
July 28, 2014
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
Music News
Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Jazz Album Officially Announced
Quick Hits: Jessie J + Ariana Grande + Nicki Minaj, Muse, TV On the Radio, Hozier, Primus, Led Zeppelin
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
The Week In Review: 7/21-7/25
Quick Hits: Lil Wayne, Metallica, Pearl Jam, Lionel Richie
MTV Names Iggy Azalea New Host Of House Of Style
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
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!