The Week In Review: 1/27-1/31
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This week’s Cover Story features the “new-look” Dom Theodore as this seasoned radio pro has morphed his career into the sphere of entrepreneurial-ship. The former Clear Channel and CBS Radio programming exec is now CEO of his consultancy firm, has ownership in radio and also serves as VP/Programming for the innovative Blaze Radio Network. As always, Dom hits the issues hard. In Programming To Win, Bob Quick opts for optimism in his first column of 2014 and shares a tale from his life outside of radio. Question of the Week asks: Bruno Mars is performing at this year’s Super Bowl. Who do you feel would be other quality choices for future Super Bowl halftime shows, and who wins the game the Denver Broncos or Seattle Seahawks? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page. [more]


The Breakfast Club Morning Show To Launch On KUBE 93
Morning Show featuring DJ Envy, Angela Yee, Charlamagne Tha God with Seattle's DJ SupaSam debuts February 10

Jelli Launches First Programmatic Ad Platform For Radio Stations, Networks And Advertisers
RadioSpot now automating 4 billion radio ads on more than 350 broadcast radio stations in 128 cities.

CCM+E Cleveland Names Chris Tyler PD Of WMMS, WAKS, 99X
Chris Tyler is set to oversee programming of Top 40 WAKS, Rock WMMS and Alternative WMMS-HD2 (99X) effective February 17th.

CCM+E Names Darren Davis President Of Networks Group
Davis will oversee the integration of the CCM+E networks: Premiere Networks, Total Traffic and Weather Network, the 24/7 News Network and the iHeartRadio Network.

jacAPPS Launching Mobile Games For Radio
Jacobs Media's app division announces it now offers the creation of mobile games for radio stations.



Def Jam Celebrates 30th Birthday
A new #DefJam30 team will work on special albums, events, films and more to celebrate the iconic label.

Clear Channel-Seattle Names Kent Haehl Market President

FCC Commissioner O'Reilly Speaks On Media Ownership

Pandora Presents with Headliner Imagine Dragons

Music’s Biggest Night is Shazam’s Biggest Ever Awards Night



In Brief - January 31, 2014
Cumulus Media Networks And WestwoodOne Merge Leads To Layoffs, KQKS/Denver morning show inks new deal, Alternative Buffalo 107.7 FM Names Bentley New Morning Drive Host

In Brief - January 30, 2014
Zach Dillon named PD at KTBT/Tulsa, John Sebastian exits as Majestic Communications-Roswell VP/Operations, Sunday Night Slow Jams turns 20 and adds 4 new affiliates

In Brief - January 29, 2014
Alicia Tyler appointed PD/midday host at WZNE/Rochester, Journal Broadcast Group names Tom Langmyer VP/GM of its Milawaukee Radio Operations.

In Brief - January 28, 2014
Elroy Smith exits Radio One-Philadelphia, KYKY/St. Louis inks morning host Guy Phillips to multi-year extension, SiriusXM Extends Relationship with Nissan through 2018, Brett Holcomb exits WBZC

In Brief - January 27, 2014
Curtis Media Group ups Lisa McKay to VP/Programming for Raleigh-Durham cluster, Joey Tack named PD at WKHT/Knoxville



FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
WSJ: Music industry finds money around the edges



 
Breaking News
Ipsos Research Study Highlights Continued Strength Of AM/FM Radio In Cars
KYSR Names Andrew Harms APD/MD/Afternoon Host
Chad Lopez Appointed VP/Market Manager For Cumulus New York
iHeartMedia Names Colleen Valkoun Market President For Madison And Milwaukee
Cumulus Ups Donna Baker To Midwest RVP, Peter Bowen Named Chicago VP/MM
Triton Digital Partners With Edison Research To Deliver Podcast Measurement Technology
Cumulus Taps Jon Lurie As PD At KMGA
In Brief - March 2, 2015
February 27, 2015
Epic Records Names Breyon Prescott Head Of Urban A&R
The Week In Review: 2/23-2/27
Westwood One Rolls Out National Expansion Of The Jonathon Brandmeier Show
In Brief - February 27, 2015
February 26, 2015
Mel Karmazin To Be Honored By The Broadcasters Foundation Of America
Cox Media Group Names Rachel Williamson Director/Digital Revenue Development
New Generation Radio Launches Virtual Jock
Benztown Teams With Vipology To Bring Cost-Effective Websites To Radio
In Brief - February 26, 2015
February 25, 2015
iHeartMedia Announces Executive Changes
NAB Statement On Introduction Of Local Radio Freedom Act In House, Senate
Report: Radio’s 2015 Digital Revenue Poised For Double-Digit Growth
Coleman Insights, Jacobs Media Explore The Great Pyramids Of Radio
Republic Records Names Patch Culbertson Director of A&R
In Brief - February 25, 2015
February 24, 2015
106.1 KISS FM Changes Name To 106.1 LAURA FM
In Brief - February 24, 2015
February 23, 2015
Music News
Madonna Unveils Rebel Heart Tour
Mumford & Sons Get Wilder On Third LP
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Stone Sour, Radio Disney Music Awards, Lollapalooza Berlin, Bestival
All Apologies From Kanye West
The Week In Review: 2/23-2/27
FMQB Retro-Active: Aerosmith's Joey Kramer Talks Donington DVD, The Beatles, and Rockin and Roastin Coffee
Quick Hits: Mumford & Sons, Madonna, Beale Street Music Festival, Tool
Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith Rule BRIT Awards
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Carly Rae Jepsen, The Airborne Toxic Event, Echosmith, Finding Neverland Album with John Legend & Rita Ora
Imagine Dragons Roar To Top Debut
Quick Hits: U2, Firefly Festival, Nico & Vinz, Lady Gaga, Three Days Grace, Free Press Summer Festival
Sam Smith Set For Another U.S. Road Trip
Quick Hits: One Direction, Lorde, Brandon Flowers, Redfoo, Fuji Rock Festival
Quick Hits: John Legend & Common / The Oscars, Ed Sheeran, In This Moment, Passion Pit, Kaaboo Del Mar Festival, Pixies
Kanye Talks New Album & More With Power 105.1's Breakfast Club
FMQB NOW

Rob Roberts
OM/Cumulus Atlanta

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