In Brief - April 14, 2014
April 14, 2014

Cumulus Media announces that Ernie Fears has been named GSM of CHR WRQX-FM/Washington, D.C. Fears is a radio veteran with 25 years experience in the Washington, D.C. market. He was previously Director of Agency Sales for CBS Radio-Washington, D.C., and has held GSM positions with CBS Radio-Washington, D.C., and with 630 WMAL, also in D.C. Gary Lewis, Cumulus SVP, said: “It’s exciting when the perfect combination of experience, reputation and ability comes together in a single candidate, as it does with Ernie Fears. We are thrilled to welcome Ernie to the team.”

PD/afternoon host Brooke Taylor exits CHR WJFX/FT. Wayne to head to Los Angeles for a position to be announced with Radio Disney.

Yahoo and Vevo have extended their partnership to bring Vevo’s 100,000 HD music videos, live concert events and original programming to Yahoo Screen. Through the deal, viewers can access music programming, including exclusive premieres, powered by Vevo on Yahoo Screen in the US and Canada. In the coming weeks, the partnership will extend to the UK, Germany, Spain, France and Italy as well as the Yahoo Screen mobile app.

FMQB offers condolences to the family and friends of Atlanta's long-time 95.5FM & AM750 News/Talk WSB and Channel 2 Action News traffic reporter “Captain” Herb Emory who passed away suddenly on Saturday, April 12.

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