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
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Rich Davis Named VP Of Programming For iHeartMedia-Seattle
December 18, 2014
Sharon Dastur Named SVP/Programming Integration At iHeartMedia
Mark Medina Named Program Director At Z100/New York
Denon Electronics, iHeartMedia Announce Partnership
Deezer Appoints Hans-Holger Albrecht CEO
TuneCore Acquires DropKloud And Its Founders
SoundHound Reveals Top Songs, Artists, Albums Of 2014
In Brief - December 18, 2014
December 17, 2014
iHeartMedia Names Don Parker VP/Programming, For San Francisco And Sacramento
Senate Approves Michael O'Rielly For Five-Year FCC Term
Nielsen Report: A Focus On The Public Radio Listener
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2014 To Air On The CW Network
In Brief - December 17, 2014
December 16, 2014
Beasley Names Rafe D'Amico VP/Strategic Partnerships
NRG Media Taps Shane Sparks Market Manager, Northwoods, WI Cluster
Shazam Upgrades Windows Phone App
KLUC’s 16th Annual Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo Toy Drive Breaks Records
Rdio Brings Personalized Internet Radio, On-Demand Music Subscription To Windows Phone 8.1
In Brief - December 16, 2014
December 15, 2014
CBS Radio, Carson Daly Agree To Multi-Year Contract Extension
JVC Media Closes On Purchase Of WHKQ/Orlando
Bruce Gilbert Named SVP/Sports For Cumulus And Westwood One
Don Martin Rises To SVP/Sports Programming For Premiere Networks
Columbia Promotes Bryan Younce To SVP/Video, Content Production
In Brief - December 15, 2014
Music News
Madonna Announces New Album, Releases Six Songs Digitally
J. Cole Earns Third Chart-Topper
Quick Hits: Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, Joan Jett & The Who, Metallica, Van Morrison, Grammy Special Merit Awards
Green Day, Joan Jett Make The List For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Madonna, Michael Jackson, The Voice
Quick Hits: Imagine Dragons, Iggy Azalea & Britney Spears, Mad Season, David Byrne / Talking Heads tribute concert
Iggy Azalea Maps Out Arena Tour
Quick Hits: Ne-Yo, Selena Gomez, Gwen Stefani & Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder, Everclear, Alex & Sierra, Modest Mouse
Taylor Swift Spends Another Week At #1
The Week In Review: 12/8-12/12
Quick Hits: Epicenter Festival, Beyoncé, Dr. Dre, American Music Priz
Quick Hits: Coldplay, New Year's Rockin' Eve, Golden Globe Song nominees, Judas Priest
Quick Hits: BET Honors, Modest Mouse, Rush
U2 Extends iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour
Quick Hits: Kid Ink, Seether & Rise Above Fest, TV On the Radio, Bob Dylan
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