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
Nielsen Examines Radio's Reach With Black And Hispanic Consumers
Report: Radio Industry's First-Ever Social Media Study
iHeartMedia Charleston Expands Brian Clearly Duties At WXLY, Tyler Reese Named Program Director At WEZL
In Brief - August 4, 2015
August 3, 2015
Hubbard Radio Purches 30% Stake In PodcastOne
Orlando Davis Extends Contract With WiLD 94.1/Tampa
Mix 96.5/Houston Set To Launch The Dave, Mahoney & DK Morning Show
INgrooves Names Gabriella Ianni Director/Promotion & Marketing
In Brief - August 3, 2015
July 31, 2015
Universal Music Group Extends Lucian Grainge Deal
WOGL/Philly Morning Show Host Ross Brittain Announces Retirement
In Brief - July 31, 2015
July 30, 2015
CBS Radio Extends Scott Shannon
iHeartMedia Reports Results For 2015 Second Quarter
Benztown Promotes Christopher "Jack" Johansing To Marketing Director
July 29, 2015
iHeartMedia Charlotte Names Keith Hotchkiss Market President
Pierre Bouvard: Radio's Delivers On Amazon Prime Day
In Brief - July 29, 2015
July 28, 2015
Cumulus Appoints Brian Thomas As PD For WLS-FM/Chicago
AT&T To Activate FM Chips On Android Smartphones
BroadbandTV & BMG Form Strategic Alliance To Support New Generation Of Music Artists
Chicago Radio Legend John Records Landecker To Sign Off After 40 Years On-Air
Cumulus-Buffalo Re-Signs Shredd and Ragan For Mornings At WEDG
Rare Job Ops at 98 Rock/Baltimore
In Brief - July 28, 2015
Music News
Dr. Dre Confirms New Album Compton Out This Week
Quick Hits: The Weeknd, Charlie Puth, Lana Del Rey, Gwen Stefani & Gavin Rossdale, American Roots Festival, alt-J, Ed Sheeran / D'Angelo / Bill Withers
Jill Scott Scores Chart-Topping LP
Quick Hits: U2, Lady Gaga, Andre 3000, Madden NFL 16 soundtrack
Quick Hits: One Direction, The Voice, Queen Latifah & Mary J. Blige, The Gaslight Anthem, Paul McCartney
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
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Jonathan Shuford, PD
WRVW/Nashville

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