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
European Music Industry Reacts to "Brexit"
iHeartMedia-Nashville Names Morgan Huelsman Digital PD
In Brief - June 24, 2016
June 23, 2016
Republic Records Names Dan Cohen As VP/Marketing
WMMR/Philadelphia's 11th Annual I Bleed For Preston & Steve Blood Drive Hailed A Big Success
CBS Radio's Lisa Dent, Tim Roberts & Mick Anselmo Honored By Country Radio Hall Of Fame
June 22, 2016
Cumulus Media Appoints John Abbot as Chief Financial Officer
iHeartMedia Cannes Event With Ryan Seacrest And Usher
Berlin School & iHeartMedia Announce Return Of 'Leadership in Audio Innovation' Scholarship Competition
iHeartMedia/St. Louis Announces Launch Of Pride Radio St. Louis
June 21, 2016
Community Broadcasters Purchase Florida Stations From Apex Broadcasting
jâcapps to Host Webinar on Understanding the Connected Car
NAB Introduces Inaugural PILOT Innovation Challenge
Report: Syndicated Radio Morning Host Kane Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Wife
In Brief - June 21, 2016
June 20, 2016
Public Voting for National Radio Hall of Famers Starts Today
Music Artists & Industry Unite for DMCA Reform Appeal
iHeartMedia Launches First Programmatic Private Marketplace For Digital Radio
In Brief - June 20, 2016
June 17, 2016
CBS Radio Houston Names Rich Pangilinan APD/MD At KKHH (Hot 95.7)
Nielsen: The Modern Dad: An Untapped Audience For Marketers
Alpha Media Portland Names Kelsey McDaniel Director of Marketing
June 16, 2016
iHeartMedia Names Dan Mason as Senior Advisor for Broadcast Relations
Y100 Announces Mia Amini as Assistant Program Director
Music News
Kelly Clarkson Signs Worldwide Deal With Atlantic Records
Quick Hits: Bernie Worrell, Rihanna, Aerosmith, Kennedy Center Honors, Ralph Stanley
Led Zeppelin Wins Copyright Trial
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The BET Awards
Kanye West, The Weeknd + more to play The Meadows Music and Arts Festival
Quick Hits: Music Midtown festival, Drake, Chance the Rapper. Outta This World concert, Maynard James Keenan
Nick Jonas Debuts at #2, Drake Still Tops Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Made In America festival, Drake, Rita Ora, P.M. Dawn, Grouplove, The Beatles
Quick Hits: Guns N' Roses, Christina Aguilera, Meat Loaf, Suicide Squad soundtrack
The Recording Academy Announces Amendments and Dates For Grammy Voting
Quick Hits: Phantogram and Tupac Shakur
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Grammys, Deftones, Lollapalooza, Charlie Puth
Kanye West Announces Saint Pablo Tour
Quick Hits: Iggy Azalea, Colbie Caillat, BET Awards, Breakaway Music Festival
Singer Christina Grimmie Shot and Killed After Concert
FMQB NOW

Brad Savage, PD
WAPS/Akron

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