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
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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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