The Week In Review: 6/9-6/13
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eQB NOW
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
SFX Entertainment Rebrands As LiveStyle, Inc.
Lux Moves to Morning Drive at NOW 96.3/St. Louis
Alpha Media Names Chelsea Thomas New Mornings/Middays Host & MD For WDJX/Louisville
December 6, 2016
Cumulus Media Lafayette Names Scott Chiasson VP/Market Manager
Capitol Music Group Promotes Jeff Temske To SVP/Streaming, Strategy & Research
Jeff Kapugi Exits WUSN/Chicago & CBS Radio VP/Country Programming Post
iHeartMedia Atlanta Debuts DJ Scream & Hoodrich Radio Broadcasted On 92.3 & 96.7 The Beat
WMMR's Preston & Steve Camp Out for Hunger Receives Record-Breaking Food Donations
December 5, 2015
Delilah To Be Inducted Into NAB Broadcasting Hall Of Fame
Interscope Records Continues to Roll in 2016
Liz Morentin Named Executive VP/Comms and Media At Warner Bros Records
December 2, 2016
CBS Radio Elevates Tracy Brandys To SVP/Market Manager & Director/Sales, Baltimore
WKST/Pittsburgh's Stuff A Bus Fills 57 Buses With Toys For Toys For Tots
Dan Dalton and Roc Nation Form Management Partnership
December 1, 2016
iHeartMedia Launches On-Demand Streaming Services
105.1 The Bounce/Detroit Announces On-Air Lineup
November 30, 2016
Alpha Media Names Ronnie Stanton VP/Programming
WNFZ/Knoxville Helping Fire Victims
November 29, 2016
Warner Music Group Names Ole Obermann Chief Digital Officer & EVP/Business Development
iHeartMedia Names Bob Neumann SVP/Programming For Savannah/Hilton Head
Nina L. Diaz Elevated To Head Of Unscripted For MTV & VH1
Broadcasters Foundation Of America To Honor Cox Media Group’s Bill Hoffman
November 28, 2016
Tony Martell, Founder of TJ Martell Foundation Passes Away at Age 90
Music News
Beyoncé Leads 59th Annual Grammy Nominees
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Revisits the Iconic Album Pet Sounds, and Delves Into New Music with Joyous Wolf
The Weeknd's Starboy Rises to the Top
Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Guns N' Roses, Carolina Rebellion & Welcome to Rockville, Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve With Ryan Seacrest
Prince Documentary, Celebration on the Way in 2017
Quick Hits: Alessia Cara, Lady Gaga, Dead & Company
Quick Hits: J. Cole, Bon Jovi, Grouplove, Kid Cudi, ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve
Metallica Earn Sixth #1 Album on Billboard 200
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Rock On The Range, Kelly Clarkson
Quick Hits: Grammy Hall Of Fame, Soul Train Awards, Guns N' Roses
Justin Bieber and Drake Top 2016 American Music Awards
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Adele, The Weeknd, Chance The Rapper
Quick Hits: Kanye West, The Weeknd, Coldplay
Soul Singer Sharon Jones Dead at 60
Quick Hits: A Tribe Called Quest, Kanye West, Kesha
FMQB NOW

Ross Mahoney, PD
KXTE, Las Vegas



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