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
eQB NOW
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 $1 Billion Valuation
iHeartMedia Celebrates Valentine's With "iHeartRadio Ultimate Valentine's Escape"
In Brief - January 22, 2015
January 21, 2015
Dave Dyer Promoted to SVP Promotion, Warner Bros. Records
JD Garfield Joins KWYD/Boise As APD/Morning Drive Host
iHeartRadio Country Festival Returns
Edison Research: Streaming Audio Now Bigger Than AM/FM Radio Among US Teens
In Brief - January 21, 2015
January 20, 2015
John Fleckenstein Named EVP, RCA Records
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces Two New Program Directors
Local Radio Networks, AdLarge Media Form Exclusive Partnership For 24/7 Format Radio Network
Len Berman And Todd Schnitt To Host Mornings On WOR
Scott Shapiro Named VP/Sports Programming For Premiere Networks
Jim Daunais, Tim Walker Promoted To EVP Posts At Westwood One
Tony Waitekus Appointed OM For NRG Media's Wausau-Stevens Point Stations
Alpha Media To Purchase Coast Radio Company Radio Stations
CRN Study: Which Radio Messages Have Greatest Impact On Millennials
In Brief - January 20, 2015
January 19, 2015
Music News
Paramore Announce Spring Theater "Events"
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Black Keys, Rush, Nick Jonas
BET Honors Usher, Kanye West
Quick Hits: Ariana Grande, TLC, Art Of Anarchy, Rob Zombie, Aerosmith, Rocklahoma
Meghan Trainor's Title Debuts At #1
LL Cool J Returning As Grammy Host
Quick Hits: The Grammys, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell, Linkin Park, Interpol, David Byrne
Madonna Bares Her Rebel Heart
Quick Hits: Slipknot, Justin Bieber, NKOTB / TLC / Nelly, Mötley Crüe, "Weird Al" Yankovic
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Talks to Longtime Music Scribe Harvey Kubernik About His Latest Musical Tome
Quick Hits: Metallica, A$AP Yams, TLC, Ariana Grande
Grateful Dead Members To Reunite For 50th Anniversary
The Week In Review: 1/12/-1/16
Quick Hits; John Legend, Idina Menzel, Common, Lady Gaga, The Black Crowes, Kim Fowley
Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa Plan Road Trip
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Alicia Tyler, PD
WZNE/Rochester

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