The Week In Review: 3/31-4/4
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This week’s eQB Cover Story features Modern Rock programming veteran Nik Rivers, who recently took the reigns at WLKK (Alternative Buffalo 107.7 FM) in Buffalo. The Nielsen Audio Programming Team digs into the company's recent "State of the Media: Audio Today" report for Programming To Win. Question of the Week asks: What albums or new artists have you been listening to most outside of your format? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page. [more]


Jones To Program KGSR/Austin
After a successful run at Triple A KPRI/San Diego, veteran programmer Haley Jones will join Triple A KGSR/Austin as PD on May 5

Emmis Releases Strong Quarterly Report
The broadcaster reports net revenues for Q4 were up 11 percent, and revenues were up 5 percent year-over-year.

Brandon “Buster” Satterfield Promoted To PD At WRDW/Philly
Buster adds PD stripes at the Beasley Rhythmic Top 40.

UMG Re-Establishes Def Jam, Motown And Island As Stand-Alone Labels
Steve Bartels Promoted to CEO of Def Jam Recordings, Barry Weiss to step down.

Rick Gillette Named Cumulus Corporate PD & WRQX/Washington, D.C. PD
Veteran programmer joins Cumulus in a dual role.



Jason Iley Named CEO Of Sony Music Entertainment UK & Ireland

Donated Broadcast Airtime For Mental Health Awareness Campiagn Tops $40 Million

Marketron and Jelli Partner to Enable First Integrated Supply Side Platform For Radio

Jenn Marino Named New Co-Host For Nikki Sixx

BMG Promotes Patrick Jöst To EVP Of Licensing & Marketing International

Pandora Announces Its March Listening Metrics

Infinite Dial Labels YouTube As "Radio's Quiet Competitor"

Pandora's Evolution Leads To Increased Listening

iHeartRadio Announces Integration With Amazon Fire TV

Clear Channel & Stardome Media Group Announce Revenue Sharing Deal

Marketron Partners with Imagine Communications



FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
Nielsen looks at MLB Opening Day radio listening



In Brief - April 4, 2014
Bob Lewis upped to Director/Operations, Programming for American General Media-Bakersfield, Entercom-Boston promotes Carlson Mozdiez to Director, Integrated Media Strategies

In Brief - April 3, 2014
KGSR/Austin names Haley Jones PD, Brian Hammer promoted MD at KVGS/Las Vegas

In Brief - April 2, 2014
HOT 97/New York Summer Jam 2014 Line-Up Announced, “Doctor” John Cooper to be inducted into the New York State Broadcasters HOF

In Brief - April 1, 2014
Journal Broadcast Group names Brian McHale VP/CTO, House Music legend Frankie Knuckles passes away

In Brief - March 31, 2014
WFLZ/Tampa adds Brody for nights, Auggie 5000 joins KTFM/San Antonio for nights, CCM+E and Grupo Radio Centro enter multi-platform partnership



 
Breaking News
Scooter Braun Joins NASH Next Country Music Talent Competition
In Brief - August 31, 2015
August 28, 2015
iHeartMedia Promotes Hardin, Zellner and Maynard
WZMP (96.5 AMP Radio)/Philly New Line-Up Announced
KLUC/Las Vegas Adds Kayla To Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo
88Nine Radio Milwaukee Promotes Ken Sumka To APD & Justin Barney to MD
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, iHeartRadio joins Chegg for Music101 Series
Mark “Shark” Ediss Named Afternoon Drive Host At Y100/Savannah
August 27, 2015
Cumulus Goes Underground Alternative In New Orleans
August 26, 2015
Subaru Embraces HD Radio Receivers
Cort Johnson Named APD/Morning Co-Host on 101.9 KINK/Portland
Howard Stern Presents "Booey 25" On SiriusXM Channels
August 25, 2015
Sony Music Entertainment Acquires Century Group
UMG Names Jeffrey Remedios President & CEO/Universal Music Canada
Where Hip Hop Lives App Now Available to International Audiences
August 24, 2015
Leslie Scott Named Program Director Of KNDD/Seattle
Rdio Launches “Promoted Music Experiences” With Hard Rock Hotels & Casinos
Report: Radio Has 30 Million Amplifiers Nationwide
In Brief - August 24, 2015
August 21, 2015
eQB NOW
Entercom South Florida Launches New Alternative Rock 104.3 The Shark
In Brief - August 21, 2015
August 20, 2015
Nielsen Study Shows The Power Of Small & Medium Sized Markets
Music News
Taylor Swift Wins Big At MTV VMAs
Rockers Disturbed Earn Fifth #1 Album
FMQB Photo Pass: Van Halen
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber Debuts New Single
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Adele, OMI
Demi Lovato Feeling "Confident" on Fifth LP
Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Omarion, Soundgarden
Pharrell, Demi Lovato & More Added To MTV VMAs Lineup
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, HBO, Maroon 5, Nick Jonas
MTV To Honor Kanye West
Quick Hits: One Direction, Missy Elliott / The Voice, Azealia Banks, Meg Myers, Coheed and Cambria, Ben Folds
Dr. Dre Issues Apology To "The Women I've Hurt"
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, album sales, Charli XCX & Bleachers, Chris Brown, Bon Jovi, Voodoo Music + Arts Festival
Quick Hits: JoJo, Kanye West / Frank Ocean, Carrie Underwood, Charlie Puth, The Neighbourhood
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Mike McVay
SVP/Content & Programming
Cumulus Media

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