The Week In Review: 6/9-6/13
Untitled Document

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
CMG Tampa Appoints John E. Cage Dir. of Branding & Programming at Hot 101.5 FM
November 24, 2015
FCC Fines Drawing Scrutiny In Congress
In Brief - November 24, 2015
November 23, 2015
Bill Hess Named OM At Cumulus-Washington, D.C.
In Brief - November 23, 2015
November 20, 2015
Adams Radio Group Of Delmarva Names Jay Gleason Operations Manager
iHeartRadio Presents Adele¹s Album Premiere Live from Joe¹s Pub 
Radio Mercury Awards Announces Advisory Council
November 19, 2015
Westwood One: The State of American Podcasting
Nielsen: Connecting With Political Millennials Through Music
Jacobs Media Webinar: 10 Mega Trends That Impact Radio
November 18, 2015
Republic Records Promotes Ben Adelson To SVP/A&R
Y100’s TC Wins Dancing with the Savannah Stars
Greater Media's Magic 106.7 To Become Boston's Christmas Station
November 17, 2015
Alissa Pollack To Be Honored At T.J. Martell Foundation’s 16th Annual New York Family Day
Cash Money Records Announces Annual Turkey Giveaways in Miami & New Orleans
Amanda "AJ" Malone Joins iHeartMedia/Indianapolis
Jacobs Media Blogs Radio’s Days as a Primary Traffic Source May Be Numbered
November 16, 2015
Pandora to Acquire Key Assets from Rdio
Apple To Close Beats Music
Entercom Adds Ashley O. To Mornings On WSFS/Miami
In Brief - November 16, 2015
Music News
Adele's 25 Smashes Sales Record
Quick Hits: Charlie Puth, Coldplay, Jack Ü
Bieber, One Direction Lead Billboard 200 Shakeup
One Direction, The Weeknd Win Multiple AMAs
Rihanna Announces Anti World Tour, Teases New Album
Foo Fighters Release Free EP
Quick Hits: Coldplay, U2, The Cure, Wilco
Chris Martin Talks Influences On New Coldplay Record
Quick Hits: Foo Fighters, Justin Bieber & One Direction, American Music Awards, Paris attacks, Tori Kelly
Adele's 25 Won't Be On Streaming Services
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Missy Elliott, Jimmy Eat World, Freddie Mercury, Bonnaroo
Zayn Malik Opens Up About One Direction Exit
Quick Hits: Firefly Music Festival, Eagles of Death Metal, Grammy Hall of Fame
Adele Unleashes Video For "When We Were Young"
Quick Hits: Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen, Tool, Hangout Music Festival, Oasis

Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

FMQB Member Login

Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!