The Week In Review: 2/3-2/7
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In this week’s Cover Story we head down south to catch up with WEZB/New Orleans PD Tom "Jammer" Naylor. Jammer has B97 firing on all cylinders while he and his staff are creating the kind radio that combines fun with playing "All The Hits!” In Programming To Win, Pat Welsh lists of New Year’s Resolutions for air talent. Question of the Week asks: What did you think of this year’s Grammys and what were the performance highlights for you? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page. [more]



Beasley Names Rick Vaughn PD At WRDW/Philadelphia
Rick Vaughn returns to Philly to program Beasley Rhythmic CHR Wired 96.5.

Scott Shannon Retiring From WPLJ/New York
Todd Pettengill to Host "The Todd Show" going forward.

Clear Channel & Horizon Media Announce $100 Million Multi-Year Cross-Platform Partnership
Alliance creates first-to-market integrated marketing partnership opportunities for Horizon clients & exclusive access to select Clear Channel platforms

CCM+E Dallas Names Jay Shannon PD for KDGE & KDMX
Shannon will oversee all programming operations for KDGE-FM and KDMX-FM and will report to CCM+E Dallas VP/Operations Patrick Davis.

CCM+E Promotes Michele Laven To President/Partnerships And Local Activation
New role extends local activation benefits to Partners, creating unique combination with CC¹s National reach.

Live365 Appoints Dennis Constantine Director of Programming
Live365 prepares for major broadcasting additions in 2014 with the announcement of a new executive leadership team



Rare Opportunity at 93.3 FLZ/Tampa

Mike Killabrew Appointed PD At KPLT/Des Moines

Richard Nash Named SVP/Urban Promotion, RED Distribution & RED Associated Labels

Report: 242 Million Americans Listen To Radio Each Week

Pandora Announces Listening Metrics, Financial Results

WMG Posts 7% Revenue Increase In 1st Quarter

Radio Express To Rep Premiere Networks In Latin America & 13 African Countries
Marketing agreement takes select Premiere Networks content and services to developing countries through radio.

Ratboy & Staypuff (aka: Jeff & Josh) Set To Return To Q102/Philly

Alissa Pollack Named EVP/Music & Partner Integrations for Premiere Networks

Steve DiNardo Named Entercom-SF Cluster VP/Market Manager

Twitter Partnering With Lyor Cohen's 300

Duncan Orrell-Jones Named CEO Of Slacker Radio

 


FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
YouTube's multi-million dollar music payouts




In Brief - February 7, 2014
Tom Calococci exits the PD post at WFLC/Miami, WRIF-FM/Detroit taps Greg Smith as GSM, KDGE/Dallas announces EDGEFEST 24 line-up


In Brief - February 6, 2014
Steve Burrell named APD/morning host at KTCL/Denver, Triple A KCKC/Kansas City flips to AC


In Brief - February 5, 2014
Mike Killabrew named PD at KPTL/Des Moines, Jay Styles joins KAMX/Austin for MD/afternoons, Beasley Broadcast Group adds three digital specialists, BMG Chrysalis US taps Mark Robinson as SVP/General Counsel


In Brief - February 4, 2014
Sam Riback upped to SVP/Head of West Coast A&R at Atlantic Records, Ashley Z joins WNRG/Milwaukee for middays


In Brief - February 3, 2014
Buzz Casey named OM for Townsquare Media-Hudson Valley, Century Media Records taps Marco Barbieri as label President



 
Breaking News
iHeartMedia Promotes Hardin, Zellner and Maynard
WZMP (96.5 AMP Radio)/Philly New Line-Up Announced
KLUC/Las Vegas Adds Kayla To Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo
88Nine Radio Milwaukee Promotes Ken Sumka To APD & Justin Barney to MD
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, iHeartRadio joins Chegg for Music101 Series
Mark “Shark” Ediss Named Afternoon Drive Host At Y100/Savannah
August 27, 2015
Cumulus Goes Underground Alternative In New Orleans
August 26, 2015
Subaru Embraces HD Radio Receivers
Cort Johnson Named APD/Morning Co-Host on 101.9 KINK/Portland
Howard Stern Presents "Booey 25" On SiriusXM Channels
August 25, 2015
Sony Music Entertainment Acquires Century Group
UMG Names Jeffrey Remedios President & CEO/Universal Music Canada
Where Hip Hop Lives App Now Available to International Audiences
August 24, 2015
Leslie Scott Named Program Director Of KNDD/Seattle
Rdio Launches “Promoted Music Experiences” With Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos
Report: Radio Has 30 Million Amplifiers Nationwide
In Brief - August 24, 2015
August 21, 2015
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Entercom South Florida Launches New Alternative Rock 104.3 The Shark
In Brief - August 21, 2015
August 20, 2015
Nielsen Study Shows The Power Of Small & Medium Sized Markets
MoBounce Named Afternoon Host For Z100/New York
In Brief - August 20, 2015
August 19, 2015
Music News
Justin Bieber Debuts New Single
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Adele, OMI
Demi Lovato Feeling "Confident" on Fifth LP
Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Omarion, Soundgarden
Pharrell, Demi Lovato & More Added To MTV VMAs Lineup
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, HBO, Maroon 5, Nick Jonas
MTV To Honor Kanye West
Quick Hits: One Direction, Missy Elliott / The Voice, Azealia Banks, Meg Myers, Coheed and Cambria, Ben Folds
Dr. Dre Issues Apology To "The Women I've Hurt"
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, album sales, Charli XCX & Bleachers, Chris Brown, Bon Jovi, Voodoo Music + Arts Festival
Quick Hits: JoJo, Kanye West / Frank Ocean, Carrie Underwood, Charlie Puth, The Neighbourhood
The Weeknd Announces The Madness Fall Tour
Quick Hits: Lana Del Ray, Alanis Morrissette, Kelly Clarkson, Silversun Pickups
Nick Jonas & Demi Lovato To Headline MTV Benefit Concert For Lifebeat
Pharrell, One Direction Join Apple Music Festival
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Mike McVay
SVP/Content & Programming
Cumulus Media

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