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
Cumulus Names New Programming Leadership In L.A. And Minneapolis
Republic Records And IM Global Announce Multi-Picture Co-Production Pact
2015 NAB Show To Feature FCC Commissioners
Warner Music Group Names James Steven EVP/Communications & Marketing
Entravision Appoints Maria Lopez-Knowles Chief Marketing Officer
Kane Show, Maroon 5 Show Support For Fan
Rick Krim Tapped As Sony/ATV Co-President, U.S.
Courtney Lowery Upped To VP/Publicity At Epic Records
In Brief - March 3, 2015
March 2, 2015
Ipsos Research Study Highlights Continued Strength Of AM/FM Radio In Cars
Cumulus Reports Operating Results For Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014
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
Music News
Kelly Clarkson Takes Piece By Piece On the Road
Quick Hits: Metallica, My Morning Jacket, Flo Rida, Modest Mouse, Led Zeppelin
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
FMQB NOW

Rob Roberts
OM/Cumulus Atlanta

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