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
STRATA Survey: Ad Agencies’ Interest In Digital Video Jumps 45% From A Year Ago
In Brief - August 27, 2014
August 26, 2014
Scott Carter Promoted To SVP/Marketing At Epic Records
CCM+E Nashville Debuts ALT 98.3
CBS Radio, Townsquare Media Partner To Create The Michigan News Newtwork
Stacey Thomas Appointed Director, Media Integration For CCM+E Philadelphia
In Brief - August 26, 2014
August 25, 2014
Lance Houston Named New PD Of Boston's 101.7 The Bull
In Brief - August 25, 2014
August 22, 2014
eQB NOW
The Week In Review: 8/18-8/22
Chris Edge Adds PD Duties At WDCG/Raleigh
SoundExchange Q2 Digital Radio Report Highlights Digital Radio Transformation
In Brief - August 22, 2014
August 21, 2014
NuVoodoo Ratings Prospect Study Reveals Broadcast Radio Beats Pandora For Music Satisfaction
CBS Radio Adds To Sports Programming Leadership Team
iHeartRadio Survey: Carrie Underwood Music’s Best Female Role Model
In Brief - August 21, 2014
August 20, 2014
Cox Media Group Tampa Names Dan Mason OM For HOT 101.5, 97X, 102.5 The Bone
Logan Named PD/Morning Host At WNCV/Fort Walton Beach
Jay Towers Promoted To Anchor Of Fox 2 Morning News in Detroit
In Brief - August 20, 2014
August 19, 2014
Greg Ausham Named PD At WNNX/Atlanta
Emmis Communications, Beasley Broadcast Group Deploy Jelli Radio Ad Platform In Major Markets
Music News
Wiz Khalifa Earns First #1 Album, Taylor Swift Debuts At #1 With New Single
Quick Hits: Ariana Grande, Kings of Leon, Lady Gaga, Neil Young
Usher Slowly Revealing Tour Plans
Quick Hits: Bad Boy Records, Ty Dolla $ign, Gerard Way, Bob Dylan
Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus Rule 2014 MTV VMAs
Slipknot Unmasks Details of The Gray Chapter
Quick Hits: Eminem & Shady Records, Ed Sheeran, Prince, Grouplove, Cobra Starship
Quick Hits: Jessie J, Foo Fighters, Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon, Genesis, Fall Out Boy
The Week In Review: 8/18-8/22
Nickelback Signs With Republic Records
Quick Hits: Nico & Vinz, Sam Smith, Weezer, Ariana Grande, Shelby Lynne, Enrique Iglesias, T.I., Iggy Azalea
Quick Hits: album sales, Taylor Swift, Foo Fighters, Super Bowl halftime show, Gerard Way, Tiesto, Smashing Pumpkins
New Taylor Swift Album Due Out October 27
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett, Haim, Fashion Rocks concert, T.I., iTunes Festival, Unlocking the Truth, Leonard Cohen
Colbie Caillat Sets September 30 Street Date
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Jeff Sottolano
Director of Programming
CBS Radio

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