The Week In Review: 6/9-6/13
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In this week’s eQB Cover Story we catch up with the inimitable Fishboy of WKRZ fame. Born and raised in the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton area, KRZ’s resourceful Music Director/Night Jock has such an uncanny feel for his market and his audience that it materializes into huge night ratings and a music mix on the station that hits the bulls-eye. Entercom’s KRZ has been in the Top 40 business since 1980 and Fish and his fellow staffers make the station as relevant as it’s ever been. In Programming To Win, the Nielsen Audio Programming Team takes a close look at summer listening trends for the past few years and analyzes what factors could lead to a ratings spike in the upcoming months. Question of the Week asks: What was your best artist interview and what made it great? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History Page. [more]



CCM+E Boston Flips EDM "Evolution" To Country "101.7 The Bull"
The all EDM station will live on via iHeartRadio and HD Radio platforms as the station debuts "Boston's NEW Hit Country" format.

Amazon Prime Music Service Launches
Over one million songs, hundreds of playlists, unlimited listening, no ads, free with Amazon Prime

Report: The Infinite Dial 2014: A Look at Adult Contemporary P1s
About one in four Adult Contemporary P1s would listen to radio "a lot more" if their cell phones had an FM tuner.

Triton Digital Releases April Top 20 Ranker
Online listening showed a moderate increase compared to March in Average Active Sessions

Republic Records Promotes Rob Stevenson To Label Executive Vice President
Veteran A&R exec expands duties extending into the realms of marketing, promotions, video creation, and more.



ALT 93.3 Debuts In Minneapolis

Clear Channel To Promote National HIV Testing Day With Greater Than AIDS

Big Machine and Cox Media Group Seal Direct Licensing Deal

Casey Kasem Update: Judge Reverses Previous Medical Ruling

iStreamRadio Announces Launch

Azoff MSG Entertainment Acquires 50% of Levity Entertainment Group

John Lassman Named PD at KXXR/Minneapolis

WideOrbit Acquires Abacast

SFX Announces Creation Of Global Leadership Team



In Brief - June 13, 2014
Mac Daniels named PD of KSJO (NASH-FM 92.3)/San Francisco-San Jose

In Brief - June 12, 2014
21 New Affiliates Choose Benztown, Two Representatives Join Coalition Supporting Local Radio Freedom Act

In Brief - June 11, 2014

In Brief - June 10, 2014
CCM+E Boston names Ian Carrera VP of Sales and Matt Tilden GSM, Cox Media Group’s Atlanta Radio signs agreement with WTSH

In Brief - June 9, 2014
Matt Stone joins Triple A KPRI/San Diego for PD/afternoon duties



 
Breaking News
Sprint Acquires 33% Of Tidal
KHTS (Channel 933)/San Diego Names Ethan Cole New Nighttime Host
January 20, 2017
WMOV (Movin 107.7)/Norfolk Names Danny Meyers PD/Morning Host
WBFX (101.3 The Brew)/Grand Rapids Set To Debuts Rover’s Morning Glory
WRVW and Promotion in Motion
January 19, 2017
Afternoons With Adam Bomb Debuts on Q100/Atlanta
Beasley Media Group Names Randy Bliss OM For Fayetteville Market
Beasley Media Group Expands Responsibilities For Urban PD Tap Money
Nadine Santos Promoted To Director/Programming & Artist Relations At Music Choice
UMG And Alex Da Kid Sign Multi-Faceted Agreement
Debra Green Takes Over Nights On WSRV/The River
January 18, 2017
Gregg Nadel Named President of Elektra Records
CBS Radio Rebrands KVIL And AMPs Up The Dallas-Fort Worth Market
KDND/Sacramento Is Looking For Next Night Superstar
January 17, 2017
Angi Taylor Joins The Rendezvous
Randy Savage Joins Cumulus As OM Wilkes Barre/Scranton, PA Cluster
Hubbard Radio Chicago Signs Eric & Kathy To Multi-Year Agreement
Jill Devine Signs Multi-Year Renewal At KYKY/St. Louis
January 13, 2017
Pandora Expects To Exceed Q4 2016 Guidance, Citing Subscription Momentum and RPM Growth
SiriusXM Launches "Hits 1 in Hollywood"
In Brief - January 13, 2017
January 12, 2017
Beasley Names Debbie Mazella Program Director Of Magic 98.3/New Jersey
The Dave & Mahoney Morning Show Returns To KXTE (X107.5)/Las Vegas
January 11, 2017
Music News
Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears Among People's Choice Award Winners
Quick Hits: Adele, Train, Arcade Fire
Quick Hits: Grammy Lineup, Audioslave, Third Eye Blind
Maroon 5 Scores Their Ninth #1 Top 40 Hit
Quick Hits: Lollapalooza Paris, Metallica, Brit Awards, U2, Radiohead, George Harrison, Dave Matthews & Tim Reynolds
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Ariana Grande, John Legend, Fifty Shades Darker, Trent Reznor
U2, Chili Peppers, The Weeknd & Chance the Rapper Headlining Bonnaroo
Quick Hits: Ed Sheeran, Prince
Quick Hits: Rocklahoma, Prince's Estate, Big Sean, Shaky Knees Music Festival, Spoon
U2 Announce Joshua Tree Anniversary Tour
Quick Hits: Panorama Festival, Green Day, Billboard 200, A Perfect Circle
Ed Sheeran Releases Two New Singles
Tool, Chance the Rapper & Phoenix Headlining Governors Ball
Beyoncé, Radiohead & Kendrick Lamar Headlining Coachella 2017
Quick Hits: BottleRock Napa Valley Festival, The Chainsmokers, Ed Sheeran
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