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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
RAB Report: Radio Shows Double-Digit Growth In Digital Revenue For Q3
The Week In Review: 11/17-11/21
Jaysson Reno Named VP, Sales For KGO-AM, KSFO-AM
Kassof Research: CHR P1's: Excited & Social
In Brief - November 21, 2014
November 20, 2014
Cumulus Promotes Jeff Davis To National Director Of Stratus Music Scheduling
Mike Fredrick Named Hubbard Radio Cincinnati VP/Market Manager
Hubbard Radio Announces New Division, 2060 Digital, LLC
Kassof Research: Christian Radio P1’s: Mission Accomplished
In Brief - November 20, 2014
November 19, 2014
Musicians On Call Raises $700,000 At 15th Anniversary Celebration
iStreamMEDIA Adds Christopher Cottrill As VP/Music Content, Programming
Jordan Blaugrund Promoted To VP, Digital Marketing, RCA Records
DeVito/Verdi Retained To Drive Awareness Of NextRadio App
Kassof Research: Rock P1’s: Too Cool to Care?
In Brief - November 19, 2014
November 18, 2014
100.3 The Beat Launches In St. Louis
MADE Music Announces Partnership With Vevo
Kassof Research: Urban P1’s: Into It!
Southern California Radio Roars Back In October
In Brief - November 18, 2014
November 17, 2014
Vevo Announces Leadership Transition
BMG Acquires Vagrant Records
Republic Records Names Delmar Powell Director of Urban A&R
Gordon Smith, NAB To Be Honored By Broadcasters Foundation Of America
Kassof Research: News/Talk P1's: It's Not About Happy
Music News
Iggy Azalea, J. Lo To Team Up on AMAs
The Week In Review: 11/17-11/21
Quick Hits: Saturday Night Live, Billboard Touring Awards, YouTube Music Awards, Arcade Fire
Quick Hits: One Direction, Taylor Swift, Young The Giant, Guns N' Roses, Jimmy Ruffin
Taylor Swift's 1989 Remains At #1
Quick Hits: U2, Katy Perry, Paramore, Lana Del Rey, The Voice
Foo Fighters Announce Major 2015 North American Tour
Ed Sheeran Launches "Thinking Out Loud"
Quick Hits: American Music Awards, New Now Next Awards / Jessie J, Smashing Pumpkins, Prince Royce, Marilyn Manson, The Decemberists, Bonnaroo, James Blunt
U2 Postpones Tonight Show Residency
Quick Hits: AC/DC, J. Cole, Giorgio Moroder, alt-J, Lollapalooza South America
Kid Rock Gearing Up For First Kiss
The Week In Review: 11/10-11/14
Quick Hits: Paramore, AC/DC, Ryan Seacrest‘s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve
Quick Hits: One Direction, Juvenile, Randy Jackson, MTV Awards shows
FMQB NOW

Jon Zellner
SVPP, iHeartMedia

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