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
Joe Clair Returns To WPGC For Mornings
CBS Sports Radio To Broadcast Nearly 50 Hours Of Super Bowl Coverage
In Brief - January 26, 2015
January 23, 2015
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Tommy Chuck Named Program Director of WIHT/Washington, D.C. & WPOC/Baltimore
iHeartRadio Surpasses 60 Million Registered Users
SFX Entertainment Names New President & COO
Third Music Industry Reunion Planned For Los Angeles
In Brief - January 23, 2015
January 22, 2015
Edgar "Shoboy" Sotelo Joins WBMP/New York For Mornings
Rdio Launches In 24 New International Markets
Shazam Announces $30 Million Investment At $1 Billion Valuation
iHeartMedia Celebrates Valentine's With "iHeartRadio Ultimate Valentine's Escape"
In Brief - January 22, 2015
January 21, 2015
Dave Dyer Promoted to SVP Promotion, Warner Bros. Records
JD Garfield Joins KWYD/Boise As APD/Morning Drive Host
iHeartRadio Country Festival Returns
Edison Research: Streaming Audio Now Bigger Than AM/FM Radio Among US Teens
In Brief - January 21, 2015
January 20, 2015
John Fleckenstein Named EVP, RCA Records
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces Two New Program Directors
Local Radio Networks, AdLarge Media Form Exclusive Partnership For 24/7 Format Radio Network
Len Berman And Todd Schnitt To Host Mornings On WOR
Scott Shapiro Named VP/Sports Programming For Premiere Networks
Jim Daunais, Tim Walker Promoted To EVP Posts At Westwood One
Tony Waitekus Appointed OM For NRG Media's Wausau-Stevens Point Stations
Music News
Slipknot Prepares For Summer's Last Stand
ThinkSay Records Signs Recording Artist Matt White
Quick Hits: Blink-182, Faith No More, Death Cab For Cutie, U2, Jason Mraz, AWOLNATION
Paramore Announce Spring Theater "Events"
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Black Keys, Rush, Nick Jonas
BET Honors Usher, Kanye West
Quick Hits: Ariana Grande, TLC, Art Of Anarchy, Rob Zombie, Aerosmith, Rocklahoma
Meghan Trainor's Title Debuts At #1
LL Cool J Returning As Grammy Host
Quick Hits: The Grammys, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell, Linkin Park, Interpol, David Byrne
Madonna Bares Her Rebel Heart
Quick Hits: Slipknot, Justin Bieber, NKOTB / TLC / Nelly, Mötley Crüe, "Weird Al" Yankovic
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Talks to Longtime Music Scribe Harvey Kubernik About His Latest Musical Tome
Quick Hits: Metallica, A$AP Yams, TLC, Ariana Grande
Grateful Dead Members To Reunite For 50th Anniversary
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Alicia Tyler, PD
WZNE/Rochester

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