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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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July 28, 2015
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BroadbandTV & BMG Form Strategic Alliance To Support New Generation Of Music Artists
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Cumulus-Buffalo Re-Signs Shredd and Ragan For Mornings At WEDG
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July 27, 2015
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July 24, 2015
Radio Industry & SESAC Reach Settlement
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CBS Radio Names David Yadgaroff As SVP/Market Manager For Philadelphia
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July 23, 2015
Frankie V. Heads Home To Boston
Major Changes at CBS RADIO
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VH1 President Tom Calderone Exits The Network
Music News
Kanye, Sam Smith, The Who & Many More Announced For iHeartRadio Music Festival
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Talks to Cherie Currie, and Reviews Live Releases From The Who and The Rolling Stones
Quick Hits: Dr. Dre, U2, Zayn Malik, Gary Clark Jr.
Macklemore Talks New Album, Relapse Into Drug Use
Quick Hits: Meghan Trainor, Justin Bieber, Janelle Monáe, Keith Richards, Lollapalooza, Chance The Rapper, Neil Young
Imagine Dragons, Jack Johnson Join Farm Aid 30
Quick Hits: Rise Against, Keith Richards, Puscifer, Judas Priest & Mastodon, Mat Kearney, Circa Survive
Rapper Future Hits #1 With Surprise Album
Quick Hits: U2 & Lady Gaga, Disclosure & Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Mariah Carey, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Guns N' Roses, Sevendust, Joseph Jackson
Ed Sheeran TV Special To Air On NBC
The Week In Review: 7/20-7/24
Quick Hits: Five Finger Death Punch, Prince, Meg Myers, The Grateful Dead
Quick Hits: Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth, Vance Joy, Lana Del Rey
Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, James Blake / Kanye West, Incubus
Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran Lead MTV VMA Noms
FMQB NOW

Jonathan Shuford, PD
WRVW/Nashville

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