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
Cumulus Names Tommy Page SVP Of Brand Partnerships
Larry Blumhagen Appointed VP/Director Of Sales For CBS Radio Los Angeles
In Brief - March 30, 2015
March 27, 2015
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KIIS FM Announces Wango Tango 2015 Line-Up
In Brief - March 27, 2015
March 26, 2015
Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series Teams Up With iHeartMedia
Big D Named New APD/Morning Show Personality At KPLV
Triton Digital To Integrate Live Audio Broadcast Ads For MLBAM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Launches Digital Ventures Group
WERO Taps Robyn Banks For Nights
In Brief - March 26, 2015
March 25, 2015
Kannon Named Morning Host At KVIL
NAB Show Presents "Cocktails And Conversation" With Mel Karmazin
Sunday Night Slow Jams Expands Operations Team
The Orchard Acquires RoyaltyShare, Makes Strategic Investment In Korrect
In Brief - March 25, 2015
March 24, 2015
Joseph Robinson Named President Of iHeartMedia Ventures Group
Jeff Zuchowski Promoted To VP/Industry Relations At Pandora
CBS Announces New Agreement With CBS News President David Rhodes
In Brief - March 24, 2015
March 23, 2015
jâcapps V4 Platform Certified By Nielsen For Digital Audio Measurement
It's Official: Mancow To Host Mornings On The Loop
In Brief - March 23, 2015
March 20, 2015
Music News
Taylor Swift Tops iHeartRadio Music Awards
Quick Hits: Ariana Grande, Milky Chance, Billboard Music Awards, Rob Thomas, Christina Aguilera, Failure
Zayn Malik Discusses Exit From One Direction
Quick Hits: NCAA March Madness Festival, George Ezra, Saturday Night Live, Ozzy Osbourne, Duran Duran
Pitbull's Globalization Spreads To SiriusXM
Quick Hits: Rihanna, AWOLNATION, Three Days Grace, Zendaya & Radio Disney Music Awards, Bonnaroo, Audiotopsy
McCartney, Metallica To Headline Lollapalooza 2015
Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction
Kendrick Lamar Debuts Atop The Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Van Halen, Britney Spears / Iggy Azalea, A$AP Rocky, The Library of Congress
Lineup Announced for iHeartRadio Country Festival
Quick Hits: Outside Lands Festival, Milwaukee Summerfest, Taylor Swift, Sloss Music & Arts Fest, Justin Bieber, Skylar Grey with Kid Ink and Travis Barker, Elvis Costello
Jason Derulo Single Sets Radio Record
Quick Hits: Death Cab For Cutie, Nate Ruess, Black Sabbath, Juicy J, Built To Spill, John Fogerty
Pharrell Calls "Blurred Lines" Verdict a "Handicap" to Art
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Pat Paxton
Pres. of Programming
Entercom

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