In Brief - February 24, 2014
February 24, 2014

We are very saddened to report the passing of long-time music industry entrepreneur Jerry Brenner. FMQB sends our deepest and most sincere condolences to his family and friends. Jerry had many protégés, admirers and genuine friends in the business, and his charismatic and warm persona truly resonated in the industry for all of us who have known him for such a long period of time. He will be missed dearly.

Services for Jerry will be conducted on Wednesday, February 26th at Congregation Shirat Hayam, 55 Atlantic Ave.
Swampscott, MA 01907 at 12 noon followed by graveside services. The family will then be sitting shiva, at 133 Puritan Rd. Swampscott, MA 01907.

Brooke Maratos is promoted to National Sales Manager for Entercom-Greenville, LLC. In her new role, Maratos will oversee National Sales for six Entercom stations in Greenville including CHR WFBC, News/Talk WORD/WYRD-FM, ESPN Upstate/WYRD-AM & WORD-AM, Classic Rock WROQ, Active Rock WTPT and AC WSPA. Maratos has been a Sr. Account Executive at Entercom-Upstate, and has a 12 year background in broadcast TV sales

Cox Media Group-Atlanta names AJ Punjabi Digital Sales Manager for Atlanta Area Radio, which now includes the Athens market. Punjabi currently serves as CMG’s Atlanta Radio Digital Sales Manager.

Cumulus announces the implementation of a maternity leave policy providing new mothers with six weeks of fully-paid time off in addition to the paid time off and disability benefits currently provided to employees. The policy takes effect immediately and is available to all full-time, non-commission employees with at least one year of service.

Radio engineer Jeff Littlejohn of Clear Channel Media and television technology innovator Robert Seidel of CBS have been named the 2014 recipients of the NAB Engineering Achievement Awards. The recipients will be honored at the NAB Show Technology Luncheon on Wednesday, April 9 in Las Vegas. Littlejohn, as EVP, Engineering and Systems Integration, oversees all technical aspects of Clear Channel's Media & Entertainment division. Robert Seidel began his career with CBS in 1976 and is now VP, Engineering and Advanced Technology.




 
Breaking News
Delilah To Be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall Of Fame
Interscope Records Continues to Roll in 2016
Liz Morentin Named Executive VP/Comms and Media At Warner Bros Records
December 2, 2016
CBS Radio Elevates Tracy Brandys To SVP/Market Manager & Director/Sales, Baltimore
WKST/Pittsburgh's Stuff A Bus Fills 57 Buses With Toys For Toys For Tots
Dan Dalton and Roc Nation Form Management Partnership
December 1, 2016
iHeartMedia Launches On-Demand Streaming Services
105.1 The Bounce/Detroit Announces On-Air Lineup
November 30, 2016
Alpha Media Names Ronnie Stanton VP/Programming
WNFZ/Knoxville Helping Fire Victims
November 29, 2016
Warner Music Group Names Ole Obermann Chief Digital Officer & EVP/Business Development
iHeartMedia Names Bob Neumann SVP/Programming For Savannah/Hilton Head
Nina L. Diaz Elevated To Head Of Unscripted For MTV & VH1
Broadcasters Foundation Of America To Honor Cox Media Group’s Bill Hoffman
November 28, 2016
Tony Martell, Founder of TJ Martell Foundation Passes Away at Age 90
Dayton Kane Appointed PD Of WOGB & WKRU/Green Bay
SportsRadio 94WIP, Phillies Extend Broadcast Rights Agreement
November 23, 2016
Pierre Robert Celebrates 35 Years at WMMR/Philadelphia
iHeartMedia Launches "Rewind 92.1" in Madison, WI
Kara Leigh to join The Tad & Melissa Show On Atlanta's B98.5
KDND-FM Morning Show To Collect Toys for Sierra Forever Families
November 22, 2016
iHeartMedia Names Derrick "DC" Cole SVP/Programming For Wilmington, DE
James Corden Named Host Of 59th Annual Grammy Awards
Music News
Beyoncé Leads 59th Annual Grammy Nominees
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Revisits the Iconic Album Pet Sounds, and Delves Into New Music with Joyous Wolf
The Weeknd's Starboy Rises to the Top
Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Guns N' Roses, Carolina Rebellion & Welcome to Rockville, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest
Prince Documentary, Celebration on the Way in 2017
Quick Hits: Alessia Cara, Lady Gaga, Dead & Company
Quick Hits: J. Cole, Bon Jovi, Grouplove, Kid Cudi, ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve
Metallica Earn Sixth #1 Album on Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Rock On The Range, Kelly Clarkson
Quick Hits: Grammy Hall Of Fame, Soul Train Awards, Guns N' Roses
Justin Bieber and Drake Top 2016 American Music Awards
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Adele, The Weeknd, Chance The Rapper
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Weeknd, Coldplay
Soul Singer Sharon Jones Dead at 60
Quick Hits: A Tribe Called Quest, Kanye West, Kesha
FMQB NOW

Ross Mahoney, PD
KXTE, Las Vegas



Question Of
The Week

Advertisement:
Search FMQB.com
Advertisements:
FMQB Member Login
Email:
Pass:

Save
Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!