The Week In Review: 2/17-2/21
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In this week’s Cover Story, we discuss a variety of issues currently facing the radio industry with the NAB's EVP of Radio, John David. In Programming To Win, Bill Jacobs of Jacobs Media finds what radio can learn from The Beatles and Steve Jobs. Question of the Week asks: What was your best artist interview moment and what was your most embarrassing moment? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page. [more]


CC Media Holdings Reports Results for Q4 and Full Year, 2013
Full year revenues totaled $6.2 billion, including a 2 percent increase at Media+Entertainment.

WMG And Shazam Form Strategic Alliance
New alliance will discover new acts and sign them to a Shazam branded label under WMG

Rob Anthony Named OM/PD for CCM+E Providence
Anthony will oversee all programming and operations of Providence stations and also continue in his role as RPM for New England, which includes Manchester, Portsmouth, N.H. as well as Springfield and Worcester, Mass.

Tribune Launches Sports/Talk "The Game 87.7 FM"/Chicago
Tribune Broadcasting debuts "The Game 87.7 FM" on the LPFM 87.7 frequency.


McElveen, Oakley Named NABPAC Co-Chairs

JAM'N 107.5 Returns To Portland

CMG Miami Seeks PD for WFLC-FM (HITS 97-3)

Republic Records & Fashion Designer John Varvatos Announce Label Launch

L&L Broadcasting Names Bill McElveen EVP-Southern Region
McElveen will oversee five markets for the Portland, OR based company

Pandora Now Identifying Users' Political Preferences

Cumulus Inks Deal With American Media For NASH Print Edition



FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
How KEXP is doing live video on a budget, Long Island morning duo apologize for on-air hoax, Can we save AM radio?



In Brief - February 21, 2014
FCC Commissioners to be featured at NAB Show panel, Greater Media-Boston names Richard Brodey Sr. Account Executive

In Brief - February 20, 2014
Kenny Wall named OM/PD at KKEG & KBBQ/Fayetteville

In Brief - February 19, 2014
WOR-AM/New York drops Elliot In The Morning, WVBZ/Greensboro adds The Woody and Wilcox Show

In Brief - February 18, 2014
Race Taylor re-ups with WPLJ/New York, Dallas Nau named Market Manager for NRG Media LLC-Tri Cities NE, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to Address 2014 Nab Show

In Brief - February 17, 2014
CCM+E-Macon, GA names Brett Henslee OM, Axe joins WLKK/Buffalo for nights



 
Breaking News
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
February 25, 2015
iHeartMedia Announces Executive Changes
NAB Statement On Introduction Of Local Radio Freedom Act In House, Senate
Report: Radio’s 2015 Digital Revenue Poised For Double-Digit Growth
Coleman Insights, Jacobs Media Explore The Great Pyramids Of Radio
Republic Records Names Patch Culbertson Director of A&R
In Brief - February 25, 2015
February 24, 2015
106.1 KISS FM Changes Name To 106.1 LAURA FM
In Brief - February 24, 2015
February 23, 2015
Industry-Wide Consumer Awareness Campaign Launches For NextRadio
Jake Wisely Appointed CEO Of The Bicycle Music Company
Westwood One Hires Douglas Johnston As EVP/Sales
The Bobby Bones Show Brings Ask Anything's Fan-Driven Artist Chats To Country Fans Nationwide
Salem Communications Corporation Becomes Salem Media Group
In Brief - February 23, 2015
February 20, 2015
eQB NOW
Entercom Communications Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year Results
KMVQ/San Francisco Inks Morning Hosts Fernado And Greg To Multi-Year Agreement
Edison Research: Monthly Podcast Listeners Grow To 46 Million Americans 12+
In Brief - February 20, 2015
February 19, 2015
iHeartMedia Reports Results For 2014 Fourth Quarter And Full Year
Music News
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
Quick Hits: John Legend & Common / The Oscars, Ed Sheeran, In This Moment, Passion Pit, Kaaboo Del Mar Festival, Pixies
Kanye Talks New Album & More With Power 105.1's Breakfast Club
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters / Sonic Highways, Coldplay, Squamish Valley Music Festival
Lil Wayne Working Up Free Weezy Album
Quick Hits: Nate Ruess of fun., Foo Fighters, Blur, Volbeat, Iron Maiden, Blues Traveler
Drake Debuts At #1 On Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Firefly Festival, Taylor Swift, Sia, Nicki Minaj
Kid Rock Reprises $20 Ticket Tour
Quick Hits: Governors Ball Festival, Lady Gaga, Slash Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators, Pharrell Williams
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Rob Roberts
OM/Cumulus Atlanta

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