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
Columbia Records Announces Jennifer Frommer As Head of Its Creative Agency
iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party Heats Up Miami
National Radio Hall of Fame Announces 2016 Nominees
Shelley Wade Named Afternoon Host at KMYI (Star 94.1)/San Diego
Spotify's Family Plan Gets An Upgrade
May 20, 2016
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May 19, 2016
Republic Records Promotes David "Davey Dee" Ingenloff to SVP/Rhythm Crossover Promotion
WLLD (WiLD 94.1)/Tampa Goes Nuts In PM Drive & Grabs A Franchize At Night
Mike Mathewson Named VP/Marketing For Columbia Records
Universal Music Forms Verve Label Group, Appoints Danny Bennett as President/CEO
Entravision Promotes Don Daboub To EVP/Integrated Marketing Solutions
May 18, 2016
Rare On-Air Opening At Power 106 Los Angeles
Ross Mahoney Named PD/PM Drive Host At KXTE/Las Vegas
Erika Alfredson Named VP/Marketing For Columbia Records
May 17, 2016
SBS Reports First Quarter Results
Westwood One Backstage At the BBMAs To Feature Exclusive Content And Pop Trio Bahari
In Brief - May 17, 2016
May 16, 2016
Gary Marella Named EVP/Mosley Music Group
SiriusXM Canada Going Private in $367 Million Deal
Radio Button Network Names Adam Goodman As First CEO
iHeartMedia's Chase Murphy Releases #Tryharder
3rd Annual GAB Radio Talent Institute Is In Session
In Brief - May 16, 2016
May 13, 2016
RCA Records Promotes Wendy Goodman To SVP/Promotion
Music News
The Weeknd Tops Billboard Music Award Winners
Drake Stays at #1, Meghan Trainor Debuts at #3 on Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Megadeth, Ramones
Drake Leads Nominees For 2016 BET Awards
Quick Hits: Adele, Fifth Harmony, Life is Beautiful festival, Beastie Boys
Quick Hits: Chevelle, Rage Against The Machine / Prophets of Rage, 3 Doors Down, Make America Rock Again tour
Ariana Grande, Calvin Harris & More Headlining Billboard Hot 100 Festival
Quick Hits: MuchMusic Awards, Guns N' Roses / Lenny Kravitz / Alice in Chains, Rage Against The Machine, Riot Fest
Puff Daddy Takes Bad Boy Reunion on the Road
Quick Hits: Justin Timberlake, Houston Open Air, The Temper Trap, High Elevation Rock Festival, Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival, Lou Reed
Drake Stays Atop Billboard 200, Radiohead Debut at #3
Quick Hits: Adele, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sia, Oasis
Ozzfest and Knotfest Combine Forces
Quick Hits: Rihanna & Meghan Trainor, U2, Chance the Rapper, Chevelle, Marilyn Manson
Ariana Grande to Perform New Music at Billboard Awards
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John Mayer
PD, WFLZ/Tampa

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