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August 23, 2013

eQB COVER STORY

Wendy Rollins, APD, WRFF (Radio 104.5)/Philadelphia


Wendy Rollins has spent almost six years in the City of Brotherly Love, as APD/afternoon host of Clear Channel Modern Rock WRFF (Radio 104.5)/Philadelphia. Rollins arrived in Philly after spending time in a number of markets around the country, and has gone on to become a radio fixture in the city, both on the air and at concert venues around town. An always-enthusiastic champion of new music, Rollins chatted with FMQB about some of her current favorites, as well as ‘RFF’s successful free outdoor shows, the renaissance of the Modern Rock format and even Courtney Love. [more]

PROGRAMMING TO WIN
The Growing Power of Music Discovery

In this week’s Programming To Win column, Mike Henry looks at the importance of “music discovery.” Henry argues that Triple A radio has carved out the music discovery position in radio, and with digital services moving in on that turf, he suggests a number of ways to own the discovery of new music in your market. [more]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK





 




Considering the heavy release traffic hitting radio lately, which records do you feel should not be overlooked? [more]
HOT SHOTS



 


One Direction’s Niall & Harry, Lee Leipsner, Kate Beckinsale, Priyanka Chopra, JoJo Wright, Timeflies, Dayton Kane, Randy Hawke, Asking Alexandria, Mike Jakubow. [more]

THIS WEEK IN FMQB HISTORY








Charlie Walk, Mike Kaplan, Dave McKay, Greg Thompson, John Ivey, Hitman Haze [more]




 
Breaking News
Sharon Dastur Named SVP/Programming Integration At iHeartMedia
Mark Medina Named Program Director At Z100/New York
Denon Electronics, iHeartMedia Announce Partnership
Deezer Appoints Hans-Holger Albrecht CEO
TuneCore Acquires DropKloud And Its Founders
SoundHound Reveals Top Songs, Artists, Albums Of 2014
In Brief - December 18, 2014
December 17, 2014
iHeartMedia Names Don Parker VP/Programming, For San Francisco And Sacramento
Senate Approves Michael O'Rielly For Five-Year FCC Term
Nielsen Report: A Focus On The Public Radio Listener
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2014 To Air On The CW Network
In Brief - December 17, 2014
December 16, 2014
Beasley Names Rafe D'Amico VP/Strategic Partnerships
NRG Media Taps Shane Sparks Market Manager, Northwoods, WI Cluster
Shazam Upgrades Windows Phone App
KLUC’s 16th Annual Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo Toy Drive Breaks Records
Rdio Brings Personalized Internet Radio, On-Demand Music Subscription To Windows Phone 8.1
In Brief - December 16, 2014
December 15, 2014
CBS Radio, Carson Daly Agree To Multi-Year Contract Extension
JVC Media Closes On Purchase Of WHKQ/Orlando
Bruce Gilbert Named SVP/Sports For Cumulus And Westwood One
Don Martin Rises To SVP/Sports Programming For Premiere Networks
Columbia Promotes Bryan Younce To SVP/Video, Content Production
In Brief - December 15, 2014
December 12, 2014
Jayde Donovan Joins WPLJ As Morning Co-Host
The Week In Review: 12/8-12/12
Music News
J. Cole Earns Third Chart-Topper
Quick Hits: Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, Joan Jett & The Who, Metallica, Van Morrison, Grammy Special Merit Awards
Green Day, Joan Jett Make The List For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Madonna, Michael Jackson, The Voice
Quick Hits: Imagine Dragons, Iggy Azalea & Britney Spears, Mad Season, David Byrne / Talking Heads tribute concert
Iggy Azalea Maps Out Arena Tour
Quick Hits: Ne-Yo, Selena Gomez, Gwen Stefani & Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder, Everclear, Alex & Sierra, Modest Mouse
Taylor Swift Spends Another Week At #1
The Week In Review: 12/8-12/12
Quick Hits: Epicenter Festival, Beyoncé, Dr. Dre, American Music Priz
Quick Hits: Coldplay, New Year's Rockin' Eve, Golden Globe Song nominees, Judas Priest
Quick Hits: BET Honors, Modest Mouse, Rush
U2 Extends iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour
Quick Hits: Kid Ink, Seether & Rise Above Fest, TV On the Radio, Bob Dylan
Beyoncé, Sam Smith & Pharrell Nab Six Grammy Nods
FMQB NOW

Jon Zellner
SVPP, iHeartMedia

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