The Week In Review: 5/19-5/23
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This week’s Cover Story features Triple A KTAO, LUNA103/Taos Owner Katie Speirs. In her first full industry interview since taking ownership, Speirs tells FMQB about KTAO, LUNA and the Solar Center, each entity’s place in the community and how they tie together, and why she thinks “mission statements” are not just for non-commercial stations anymore. In Programming To Win, Bob Quick shows you how Candy Crush and Star Wars tie in to radio programming. Question of the Week asks: If you could be BFF with any artist, who would it be and why?? Plus, a special Hot Shots from the Rita Ora showcase in New York and the FMQB History Page. [more]



Cox Enterprises Announces National Employee Solar Program
Initiative part of Cox Conserves program; encourages employees to embrace eco-friendly behavior.

The New 92.3 AMP Radio Debuts In New York
Rebranded Top 40 station features non-stop hit music with increased focus on new music discovery.

Susan Mazo Named SVP, Global Communication for Universal Music Group
Mazo’s responsibilities include the company’s global philanthropic efforts, major internal and external events and special projects.

Republic Records Promotes Tom Mackay To EVP/GM, West Coast
Tom Mackay is promoted to Executive Vice President/General Manager, West Coast for label where he previously served as an A&R executive.

Jacent Jackson Named PD At KITS/San Francisco
The Modern Rock programming vet will be in place on June 2.




New Generation Radio, Smash Hits Taps Nate Zeitz For Representation

Report: The Cume and "DE" of Social Media

Cox Media Group Connects With TagStation To Deliver Hybrid Radio Content

Jay Clark Appointed Strategic Advisor at CÜR Media



FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
Spotify hits 10 million subscribers - what's next?, Harker Research asks, "Are Radio’s Leaders Waking Up?"



In Brief - May 23, 2014
The Billy Madison Show challenges Charles Barkley

In Brief - May 22, 2014
Jessie Salazar adds MD duties at KBFB/Dallas

In Brief - May 21, 2014

In Brief - May 20, 2014
Jeremy Gee joins WAPE/Jacksonville for nights

In Brief - May 19, 2014



 
Breaking News
Sharon Dastur Named SVP/Programming Integration At iHeartMedia
Mark Medina Named Program Director At Z100/New York
Denon Electronics, iHeartMedia Announce Partnership
Deezer Appoints Hans-Holger Albrecht CEO
TuneCore Acquires DropKloud And Its Founders
SoundHound Reveals Top Songs, Artists, Albums Of 2014
In Brief - December 18, 2014
December 17, 2014
iHeartMedia Names Don Parker VP/Programming, For San Francisco And Sacramento
Senate Approves Michael O'Rielly For Five-Year FCC Term
Nielsen Report: A Focus On The Public Radio Listener
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2014 To Air On The CW Network
In Brief - December 17, 2014
December 16, 2014
Beasley Names Rafe D'Amico VP/Strategic Partnerships
NRG Media Taps Shane Sparks Market Manager, Northwoods, WI Cluster
Shazam Upgrades Windows Phone App
KLUC’s 16th Annual Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo Toy Drive Breaks Records
Rdio Brings Personalized Internet Radio, On-Demand Music Subscription To Windows Phone 8.1
In Brief - December 16, 2014
December 15, 2014
CBS Radio, Carson Daly Agree To Multi-Year Contract Extension
JVC Media Closes On Purchase Of WHKQ/Orlando
Bruce Gilbert Named SVP/Sports For Cumulus And Westwood One
Don Martin Rises To SVP/Sports Programming For Premiere Networks
Columbia Promotes Bryan Younce To SVP/Video, Content Production
In Brief - December 15, 2014
December 12, 2014
Jayde Donovan Joins WPLJ As Morning Co-Host
The Week In Review: 12/8-12/12
Music News
J. Cole Earns Third Chart-Topper
Quick Hits: Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, Joan Jett & The Who, Metallica, Van Morrison, Grammy Special Merit Awards
Green Day, Joan Jett Make The List For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Madonna, Michael Jackson, The Voice
Quick Hits: Imagine Dragons, Iggy Azalea & Britney Spears, Mad Season, David Byrne / Talking Heads tribute concert
Iggy Azalea Maps Out Arena Tour
Quick Hits: Ne-Yo, Selena Gomez, Gwen Stefani & Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder, Everclear, Alex & Sierra, Modest Mouse
Taylor Swift Spends Another Week At #1
The Week In Review: 12/8-12/12
Quick Hits: Epicenter Festival, Beyoncé, Dr. Dre, American Music Priz
Quick Hits: Coldplay, New Year's Rockin' Eve, Golden Globe Song nominees, Judas Priest
Quick Hits: BET Honors, Modest Mouse, Rush
U2 Extends iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour
Quick Hits: Kid Ink, Seether & Rise Above Fest, TV On the Radio, Bob Dylan
Beyoncé, Sam Smith & Pharrell Nab Six Grammy Nods
FMQB NOW

Jon Zellner
SVPP, iHeartMedia

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