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
eQB NOW
Tommy Chuck Named Program Director of WIHT/Washington, D.C. & WPOC/Baltimore
iHeartRadio Surpasses 60 Million Registered Users
SFX Entertainment Names New President & COO
Third Music Industry Reunion Planned For Los Angeles
In Brief - January 23, 2015
January 22, 2015
Edgar "Shoboy" Sotelo Joins WBMP/New York For Mornings
Rdio Launches In 24 New International Markets
Shazam Announces $30 Million Investment At $1 Billion Valuation
iHeartMedia Celebrates Valentine's With "iHeartRadio Ultimate Valentine's Escape"
In Brief - January 22, 2015
January 21, 2015
Dave Dyer Promoted to SVP Promotion, Warner Bros. Records
JD Garfield Joins KWYD/Boise As APD/Morning Drive Host
iHeartRadio Country Festival Returns
Edison Research: Streaming Audio Now Bigger Than AM/FM Radio Among US Teens
In Brief - January 21, 2015
January 20, 2015
John Fleckenstein Named EVP, RCA Records
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces Two New Program Directors
Local Radio Networks, AdLarge Media Form Exclusive Partnership For 24/7 Format Radio Network
Len Berman And Todd Schnitt To Host Mornings On WOR
Scott Shapiro Named VP/Sports Programming For Premiere Networks
Jim Daunais, Tim Walker Promoted To EVP Posts At Westwood One
Tony Waitekus Appointed OM For NRG Media's Wausau-Stevens Point Stations
Alpha Media To Purchase Coast Radio Company Radio Stations
CRN Study: Which Radio Messages Have Greatest Impact On Millennials
In Brief - January 20, 2015
January 19, 2015
Music News
Paramore Announce Spring Theater "Events"
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Black Keys, Rush, Nick Jonas
BET Honors Usher, Kanye West
Quick Hits: Ariana Grande, TLC, Art Of Anarchy, Rob Zombie, Aerosmith, Rocklahoma
Meghan Trainor's Title Debuts At #1
LL Cool J Returning As Grammy Host
Quick Hits: The Grammys, Gwen Stefani, Pharrell, Linkin Park, Interpol, David Byrne
Madonna Bares Her Rebel Heart
Quick Hits: Slipknot, Justin Bieber, NKOTB / TLC / Nelly, Mötley Crüe, "Weird Al" Yankovic
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Talks to Longtime Music Scribe Harvey Kubernik About His Latest Musical Tome
Quick Hits: Metallica, A$AP Yams, TLC, Ariana Grande
Grateful Dead Members To Reunite For 50th Anniversary
The Week In Review: 1/12/-1/16
Quick Hits; John Legend, Idina Menzel, Common, Lady Gaga, The Black Crowes, Kim Fowley
Fall Out Boy & Wiz Khalifa Plan Road Trip
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Alicia Tyler, PD
WZNE/Rochester

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