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
CBS Radio Unveils New "Airtime Analytics" Measurement Tool
Entercom Rochester Names Michael “Mud” Gross PD At WCMF-FM
IFPI Report: Global Recorded Music Revenues Increase by 5.9%
Tom Calococci Joins Sheet Happens Prep For Affiliate Relations/Content Creation
CBS Radio Stations Take Home 25 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards And 4 Overall Excellence Awards
April 24, 2017
Coran Capshaw To Be Honored With City of Hope's 2017 Spirit of Life Award
Cumulus Appoints Nic Merenda VP/Market Manager For Topeka, KS
Alpha Media Brings Throwbacks To San Antonio
iHeartMedia St. Louis Names Jules Riley PD For 93.7 The Bull
J. Anthony Brown Joins The Steve Harvey Morning Show
April 21, 2017
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Cumulus Promotes Heather Gersten To APD At WWLI/Providence, RI
April 20, 2017
iHeartMedia Washington, D.C. Names Tommy Chuck PD For WASH-FM
iHeartMedia Names Jeff Wyatt SVP/Programming For Baltimore, MD
Radio One DC Expands WMMJ-FM Listenership
April 19, 2017
CBS Radio's 'SPF" In Las Vegas Expands To Two Nights With Linkin Park
Magic 92.5/San Diego To Change Format To All Prince "Purple 92.5"
Clip Interactive Partners with Radio One & Reach Media
April 18, 2017
iHeartMedia San Antonio Names Russell Rush Program Director For KXXM
iHeartMedia San Francisco Names Matty Staudt Digital PD
WHLZ Turns On The Hot AC In Florence, SC
iHeartMedia Baton Rouge Names Brittany Tully PD For WYNK-FM
John Butler Joins Spotify
April 17, 2017
KUDL/Sacramento Rolls Outs EndFest 2017
Music News
Kendrick Lamar Earns Biggest Chart Debut of 2017, Announces Tour
Quick Hits: Tori Amos, Kings Of Leon
Quick Hits: Beyonce, Rise Against
Prince EP Release Blocked By Lawsuit
Paramore Announce New Album After Laughter
Controversy Over New Prince EP
Quick Hits: NIN, QOTSA, Coldplay, Big Boi
FMQB Retro-Active: A Look Back at ELP
The Chainsmokers Debut Atop Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, Gotillaz, Bourbon & Beyond
Harry Styles to Release Solo Debut on May 12
Quick Hits: J. Geils, Gorillaz, Tool
The Chainsmokers & Drake Lead 2017 Billboard Music Award Nominees
Quick Hits: Kendrick Lamar, Prince's Estate, Lindsey Buckingham, Christine McVie
Rock Hall of Fame Adds Pearl Jam, ELO, Journey & More
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Nikki Nite,
VP of Prog. & Ops,
Entercom/Austin

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