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
Angi Taylor Joins The Rendezvous
Randy Savage Joins Cumulus As OM Wilkes Barre/Scranton, PA Cluster
Hubbard Radio Chicago Signs Eric & Kathy To Multi-Year Agreement
Jill Devine Signs Multi-Year Renewal At KYKY/St. Louis
January 13, 2017
Pandora Expects To Exceed Q4 2016 Guidance, Citing Subscription Momentum and RPM Growth
SiriusXM Launches "Hits 1 in Hollywood"
In Brief - January 13, 2017
January 12, 2017
Beasley Names Debbie Mazella Program Director Of Magic 98.3/New Jersey
The Dave & Mahoney Morning Show Returns To KXTE (X107.5)/Las Vegas
January 11, 2017
Cumulus Promotes Matt Raback To VP/Market Manager For York-Lancaster-Reading, PA
Crystal Castorena Named GM For Impact Radio Group
Justin Luvv Named Afternoon On-Air Personality/Imaging Director For WRWM/Indianapolis
January 10, 2017
Ron Parker Named New Afternoon Host At WLS-FM/Chicago
KLOS/Los Angeles Kicks Off 2017 With New Programming Additions
Mark Kassof & Co. Launches Mobile Music Test
January 9, 2017
Steve Butler Renews With CBS Radio As VP/News Programming
Beasley Media Group Promotes AJ Lurie To VP/Market Manager, Wilmington, Delaware
Cumulus Promotes Wallace To OM, Shickles To PD In Flint, MI
Beasley Names Brian Samborski Regional Director/National Sales
Trish Gazall Signs Multi-Year Renewal At KEZK/St. Louis
January 6, 2017
Nathan Fast To Host Mornings on KVIL/Dallas-Fort Worth
iHeartMedia Austin Extends Agreement with The Bama, Rob & Heather Show on KVET FM
Emmis Announces Third Quarter Earnings
SiriusXM Exceeds 2016 Subscriber Guidance; Issues 2017 Subscriber and Financial Guidance
Music News
Maroon 5 Scores Their Ninth #1 Top 40 Hit
Quick Hits: Lollapalooza Paris, Metallica, Brit Awards, U2, Radiohead, George Harrison, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, John Legend, Fifty Shades Darker, Trent Reznor
U2, Chili Peppers, The Weeknd & Chance the Rapper Headlining Bonnaroo
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Prince
Quick Hits: Rocklahoma, Prince's Estate, Big Sean, Shaky Knees Music Festival, Spoon
U2 Announce Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour
Quick Hits: Panorama Festival, Green Day, Billboard 200, A Perfect Circle
Ed Sheeran Releases Two New Singles
Tool, Chance the Rapper & Phoenix Headlining Governors Ball
Beyoncé, Radiohead & Kendrick Lamar Headlining Coachella 2017
Quick Hits: BottleRock Napa Valley Festival, The Chainsmokers, Ed Sheeran
Pop Star George Michael Dead at 53
The Music World Mourns George Michael
Pearl Jam, ELO, Tupac & More Elected to Rock Hall of Fame
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