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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]




 
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Brad Savage, PD
WAPS/Akron

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