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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
eQB NOW
Tommy Chuck Named Program Director of WIHT/Washington, D.C. & WPOC/Baltimore
iHeartRadio Surpasses 60 Million Registered Users
SFX Entertainment Names New President & COO
Third Music Industry Reunion Planned For Los Angeles
In Brief - January 23, 2015
January 22, 2015
Edgar "Shoboy" Sotelo Joins WBMP/New York For Mornings
Rdio Launches In 24 New International Markets
Shazam Announces $30 Million Investment At $1 Billion Valuation
iHeartMedia Celebrates Valentine's With "iHeartRadio Ultimate Valentine's Escape"
In Brief - January 22, 2015
January 21, 2015
Dave Dyer Promoted to SVP Promotion, Warner Bros. Records
JD Garfield Joins KWYD/Boise As APD/Morning Drive Host
iHeartRadio Country Festival Returns
Edison Research: Streaming Audio Now Bigger Than AM/FM Radio Among US Teens
In Brief - January 21, 2015
January 20, 2015
John Fleckenstein Named EVP, RCA Records
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces Two New Program Directors
Local Radio Networks, AdLarge Media Form Exclusive Partnership For 24/7 Format Radio Network
Len Berman And Todd Schnitt To Host Mornings On WOR
Scott Shapiro Named VP/Sports Programming For Premiere Networks
Jim Daunais, Tim Walker Promoted To EVP Posts At Westwood One
Tony Waitekus Appointed OM For NRG Media's Wausau-Stevens Point Stations
Alpha Media To Purchase Coast Radio Company Radio Stations
CRN Study: Which Radio Messages Have Greatest Impact On Millennials
In Brief - January 20, 2015
January 19, 2015
Music News
Paramore Announce Spring Theater "Events"
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Black Keys, Rush, Nick Jonas
BET Honors Usher, Kanye West
Quick Hits: Ariana Grande, TLC, Art Of Anarchy, Rob Zombie, Aerosmith, Rocklahoma
Meghan Trainor's Title Debuts At #1
LL Cool J Returning As Grammy Host
Quick Hits: The Grammys, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell, Linkin Park, Interpol, David Byrne
Madonna Bares Her Rebel Heart
Quick Hits: Slipknot, Justin Bieber, NKOTB / TLC / Nelly, Mötley Crüe, "Weird Al" Yankovic
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Talks to Longtime Music Scribe Harvey Kubernik About His Latest Musical Tome
Quick Hits: Metallica, A$AP Yams, TLC, Ariana Grande
Grateful Dead Members To Reunite For 50th Anniversary
The Week In Review: 1/12/-1/16
Quick Hits; John Legend, Idina Menzel, Common, Lady Gaga, The Black Crowes, Kim Fowley
Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa Plan Road Trip
FMQB NOW

Alicia Tyler, PD
WZNE/Rochester

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