In Brief - September 9, 2013
September 9, 2013

Afternoon host and Baltimore market mainstay Mike Ondayko and Classic Rock WZBA/Baltimore part ways.

Talk KRWK/Fargo makes the switch to Rock as Rock 102.
 
Here are the newest Cumulus stations who who've adopted the Country NASH format: KAMO/Fayetteville, KXKC/Lafayette,  WMDH/Muncie, WLFF/Myrtle Beach, WFYR/Peoria and WJCL/Savannah.
 
Michael O'Neill, SVP/Repertoire & Licensing at Broadcast Music, Inc., is appointed CEO succeeding President/CEO Del Bryant who announced his retirement in May after 41 years with the company.

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has announced additional enhancements for the iHeartRadio Talk iOS and Android mobile apps. The updated apps will feature a directory for Talk that now allows users the ability to browse and select from hundreds of programs. The mobile app update will also feature a more user-friendly side navigation pull-out screen with an easily accessible "presets" section for quick access to the listener's saved Live, Custom and Talk Station favorites. Additionally, users will be able to browse by category. The iOS mobile update is available today for the iPhone and iPod, with Android following on September 12 for phones and tablets, including the Kindle.
     "Since launching in July, iHeartRadio Talk has already demonstrated that it's an important source of information for the on-the-go consumer, with 60 percent of Talk users accessing via their mobile devices ­ and that has been with very limited mobile functionality," said Brian Lakamp, President of Digital for CCM+E. "During beta, we have received a lot of feedback to make our Talk feature more accessible via mobile, and now we are able to provide that. Our users will also notice even more Talk functionality coming to our apps in the near future."

Microsoft expands the Xbox Music streaming service, with new apps now available for the iOS and Android mobile platforms, as well as free streaming access via the Web. Xbox Music was previously only accessable to Windows users.


The TeshMedia Group announces the addition of multiple new affiliate radio stations for the daily edition of  The John Tesh Radio Show - Intelligence For Your Life! The newest affiliates include: CHCR/FM-Rockland, ONT (Middays), CJWF/FM-Windsor, ONT / Detroit, MI (Middays), CKHK/FM-Hawksbury, ONT Canada  (Afternoon Drive),  CKPC/AM-Brantford, ONT (Afternoon Drive), KBZY/AM-Salem, OR (Middays), KCCR/AM-Pierre, SD (Afternoon Drive), KJSN/FM-Modesto, CA (Afternoon Drive), KKLS/AM & FM-Rapid City, SD (Middays), KREZ/FM-Cape Girardeau, MO (Morning Drive), KVSL/AM & FM-Phoenix/Show Low, AZ (Middays),  KZTL/FM-Denver/North Platte, NE, (Morning Drive), WWSE/FM-Jamestown, NY (Afternoon Drive), WXJZ/FM-Gainesville, FL (Afternoon Drive), WYEA/FM-Sylacauga, AL (Morning Drive), WZUN/FM-Syracuse, NY (Evenings). Additionally, the following affiliates have moved The John Tesh Radio Show from nights to daytime dayparts: KZWV/FM-Osage Beach, MO (moved from nights to Afternoon Drive), WFAS/FM-Westchester, NY (moved from nights to Middays) .

FMQB offers condolences to family and friends of longtime WLS-AM/Chicago morning host Don Wade, who passed away after battling a brain tumor on Friday (9/6). Wade was 72.

FMQB offers condolences to the family and friends of Philadelphia radio vet E. Stevens Collins who died from an apparent heart attack on Sunday (9/8). Collins was 59. Most recently, Collins hosted Philly Speaks, a public affairs program on Radio One Urban Oldies WRNB and also was the Director of Urban Marketing and External Relations for Radio One for the past 11 years.




 
Breaking News
Nielsen Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
WRQX's Marc Orem Named Cumulus' "CBOS Star of the Week"
In Brief - July 30, 2014
July 29, 2014
SiriusXM Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
Do It For Kidd
In Brief - July 29, 2014
July 28, 2014
CCM+E Names Maynard SVP of Programming
Bob Rivers Ending Long-Running Morning Show
In Brief - July 28, 2014
July 25, 2014
eQB NOW
The Week In Review: 7/21-7/25
Pandora Reports Increase In Revenue, Net Loss In Q2
WRQX/Washington, D.C. Announces New Morning Show
In Brief - July 25, 2014
July 24, 2014
WQHT (HOT 97) New York Names Jay Dixon As Program Director
Townsquare Media, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
iHeartRadio Survey Reveals Funniest Woman in America + Best Disney Song Ever
In Brief - July 24, 2014
July 23, 2014
Taylor Swift, Coldplay & More To Headline 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival
CC Media Holdings Reports 1% Revenue Increase In Q2
CBS LOCAL Personalizes Event Discovery, Content Delivery With Agreement To Acquire Eventful
Jacobs Media's 6th Annual Public Radio Tech Survey Released
In Brief - July 23, 2014
FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
July 22, 2014
Music News
5 Seconds Of Summer Debut At #1, Announce 2015 Tour
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Iggy Azalea, Virgin Free Fest, Maynard James Keenan
Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett Jazz Album Officially Announced
Quick Hits: Jessie J + Ariana Grande + Nicki Minaj, Muse, TV On the Radio, Hozier, Primus, Led Zeppelin
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Gets Up Close with Graham Nash and Tom Petty
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Fences / Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Courtney Love / Kurt Cobain biopic, Wings, Bleachers
The Week In Review: 7/21-7/25
Quick Hits: Lil Wayne, Metallica, Pearl Jam, Lionel Richie
MTV Names Iggy Azalea New Host Of House Of Style
Quick Hits: Farm Aid 2014, Beyoncé, Ozzy Osbourne, Stevie Nicks
"Weird Al" Yankovic Lands First #1 Album Of His Career
Quick Hits: Hilary Duff, Pharrell & Miley Cyrus, Jack White, Ryan Adams, Mudvayne / Greg Tribbett
Godsmack Unleashes Epic "Generation Day"
Quick Hits: MAGIC!, One Direction, Kimbra, Uncle Kracker, Billy Joel
Weezer Goes "Back To The Shack"
FMQB NOW

Farshad Family, SVP
Local Media Product Leadership
Nielsen Audio

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!