The Week In Review: 5/5-5/9
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This week’s Cover Story visits with WPST/Trenton Programmer Dave McKay who has pretty much spent his entire twenty year career at the legendary Pop station. WPST consistently shines as one of Top 40’s prize possessions in the most unenviable of locations…smack in the middle of the New York and Philadelphia markets. But the station continues to excel on all levels and lives up to its rich history of success. In Programming To Win, Rich Van Slyke offers PDs ten tips on getting the most bang for your buck out of working with the person behind your station's voice. Question of the Week asks: What's the coolest piece of memorabilia that you own that means the most to you? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page. [more]



Report: Apple In Talks To Acquire Beats Electronics
The reported 3.2 billion deal could be announced as early as next week.

CCM+E Launches iHeartRadio Hispanic Network
Digital network to feature Grupo Radio Centro, Grupo Radio Mexico Stations and El Show Del Mandril to provide greater access to Hispanic Programming across the U.S.

Report: Including Radio In Media Campaigns Significantly Improves Consumer Awareness
New study from Marketing Evolution and CCM+E Shows showed that radio ads are extremely successful in 'sonic branding' efforts, drove an actual increase in Top of Mind Awareness

CBS Cares And National Stroke Association Create PSA Campaign
The campaign will run throughout May during National Stroke Awareness month

Third Annual iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party Announced
The iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party will take place June 27-28 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach.



Entercom Communications Corp. Reports First Quarter Results

CBS Corporation Reports Q1 Results

Q2 Warner Music Group Results

Bill Michaels Named PD Of WXKR & 100.7 The Zone/Toledo

Edison Research Report: "Infinite Dial 2014"

MIW Releases 2103 Gender Analysis Study

TuneIn Becomes World's Largest Audio Network

Pandora Introduces Promoted Stations

Lindsey Pavao Promoted To MD At KKDO/Sacramento

NBC & Clear Channel Renew iHeartRadio Music Awards For 2015

Entercom Launches SmartReach Digital Division

Pandora Announces April 2014 Audience Metrics

Pandora Names Mike Spinella Senior Director, Original Content

Benztown Announces Plans for First-Ever Top 50 Voice-Over Artist Designation

Digity Companies To Purchase 48 Additional Radio Stations

Dees Entertainment Names Bob Catania VP Affiliate Relations



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WMJX/Boston names Mary Menna GM



 
Breaking News
CBS Radio Rebrands KVIL And AMPs Up The Dallas-Fort Worth Market
January 17, 2017
Angi Taylor Joins The Rendezvous
Randy Savage Joins Cumulus As OM Wilkes Barre/Scranton, PA Cluster
Hubbard Radio Chicago Signs Eric & Kathy To Multi-Year Agreement
Jill Devine Signs Multi-Year Renewal At KYKY/St. Louis
January 13, 2017
Pandora Expects To Exceed Q4 2016 Guidance, Citing Subscription Momentum and RPM Growth
SiriusXM Launches "Hits 1 in Hollywood"
In Brief - January 13, 2017
January 12, 2017
Beasley Names Debbie Mazella Program Director Of Magic 98.3/New Jersey
The Dave & Mahoney Morning Show Returns To KXTE (X107.5)/Las Vegas
January 11, 2017
Cumulus Promotes Matt Raback To VP/Market Manager For York-Lancaster-Reading, PA
Crystal Castorena Named GM For Impact Radio Group
Justin Luvv Named Afternoon On-Air Personality/Imaging Director For WRWM/Indianapolis
January 10, 2017
Ron Parker Named New Afternoon Host At WLS-FM/Chicago
KLOS/Los Angeles Kicks Off 2017 With New Programming Additions
Mark Kassof & Co. Launches Mobile Music Test
January 9, 2017
Steve Butler Renews With CBS Radio As VP/News Programming
Beasley Media Group Promotes AJ Lurie To VP/Market Manager, Wilmington, Delaware
Cumulus Promotes Wallace To OM, Shickles To PD In Flint, MI
Beasley Names Brian Samborski Regional Director/National Sales
Trish Gazall Signs Multi-Year Renewal At KEZK/St. Louis
January 6, 2017
Nathan Fast To Host Mornings on KVIL/Dallas-Fort Worth
iHeartMedia Austin Extends Agreement with The Bama, Rob & Heather Show on KVET FM
Music News
Maroon 5 Scores Their Ninth #1 Top 40 Hit
Quick Hits: Lollapalooza Paris, Metallica, Brit Awards, U2, Radiohead, George Harrison, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, John Legend, Fifty Shades Darker, Trent Reznor
U2, Chili Peppers, The Weeknd & Chance the Rapper Headlining Bonnaroo
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Prince
Quick Hits: Rocklahoma, Prince's Estate, Big Sean, Shaky Knees Music Festival, Spoon
U2 Announce Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour
Quick Hits: Panorama Festival, Green Day, Billboard 200, A Perfect Circle
Ed Sheeran Releases Two New Singles
Tool, Chance the Rapper & Phoenix Headlining Governors Ball
Beyoncé, Radiohead & Kendrick Lamar Headlining Coachella 2017
Quick Hits: BottleRock Napa Valley Festival, The Chainsmokers, Ed Sheeran
Pop Star George Michael Dead at 53
The Music World Mourns George Michael
Pearl Jam, ELO, Tupac & More Elected to Rock Hall of Fame
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