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
Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series Teams Up With iHeartMedia
Big D Named New APD/Morning Show Personality At KPLV
Triton Digital To Integrate Live Audio Broadcast Ads For MLBAM
Sinclair Broadcast Group Launches Digital Ventures Group
WERO Taps Robyn Banks For Nights
In Brief - March 26, 2015
March 25, 2015
Kannon Named Morning Host At KVIL
NAB Show Presents "Cocktails And Conversation" With Mel Karmazin
Sunday Night Slow Jams Expands Operations Team
The Orchard Acquires RoyaltyShare, Makes Strategic Investment In Korrect
In Brief - March 25, 2015
March 24, 2015
Joseph Robinson Named President Of iHeartMedia Ventures Group
Jeff Zuchowski Promoted To VP/Industry Relations At Pandora
CBS Announces New Agreement With CBS News President David Rhodes
In Brief - March 24, 2015
March 23, 2015
jâcapps V4 Platform Certified By Nielsen For Digital Audio Measurement
It's Official: Mancow To Host Mornings On The Loop
In Brief - March 23, 2015
March 20, 2015
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Sony Music To Purchase Remaining Interest In The Orchard
Viggle Receives Proposal From Robert F.X. Sillerman To Acquire 25% Interest In Company’s Wetpaint Business
In Brief - March 20, 2015
March 19, 2015
Tom Shurr Joins Cumulus As SVP Of Operations
Warner Bros. Records Names Ko-Fung Shih Sr. Director/National Top 40 Promotion
iHeartMedia Augusta Appoints Jay Cruze SVP of Programming
Music News
Pitbull's Globalization Spreads To SiriusXM
Quick Hits: Rihanna, AWOLNATION, Three Days Grace, Zendaya & Radio Disney Music Awards, Bonnaroo, Audiotopsy
McCartney, Metallica To Headline Lollapalooza 2015
Zayn Malik Leaves One Direction
Kendrick Lamar Debuts Atop The Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Van Halen, Britney Spears / Iggy Azalea, A$AP Rocky, The Library of Congress
Lineup Announced for iHeartRadio Country Festival
Quick Hits: Outside Lands Festival, Milwaukee Summerfest, Taylor Swift, Sloss Music & Arts Fest, Justin Bieber, Skylar Grey with Kid Ink and Travis Barker, Elvis Costello
Jason Derulo Single Sets Radio Record
Quick Hits: Death Cab For Cutie, Nate Ruess, Black Sabbath, Juicy J, Built To Spill, John Fogerty
Pharrell Calls "Blurred Lines" Verdict a "Handicap" to Art
Quick Hits: Kurt Cobain, Fleetwood Mac, Chic, Twisted Sister
Quick Hits: Zayn Malik / One Direction, Snoop Dogg, Iggy Azalea & Britney Spears, Osheaga Music Festival
McCartney, Fall Out Boy Among Rock Hall Presenters
Empire Soundtrack, Madonna & Luke Bryan Top Billboard 200 Chart
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Brad Dolbeer
PD, KINK/Portland

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