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
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
December 12, 2014
Jayde Donovan Joins WPLJ As Morning Co-Host
The Week In Review: 12/8-12/12
Music News
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
Beyoncé, Sam Smith & Pharrell Nab Six Grammy Nods
FMQB NOW

Jon Zellner
SVPP, iHeartMedia

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