The Week In Review: 7/21-7/25
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This week’s eQB Cover Story features Nielsen SVP of Local Media Product Leadership Farshad Family, who discusses the wide variety of issues and projects the radio ratings arm of Nielsen is currently involved in, from digital audio to PPM and more. In Programming To Win, Robby Bridges examines the long history of radio's resiliance. Question of the Week asks: What artists or bands do you feel are floating under the radar right now, but will break out soon? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History page.


Pandora Reports Increase In Revenue, Net Loss In Q2
The popular digital music service reported over five billion total listener hours in the second quarter of 2014.

WQHT (HOT 97) New York Names Jay Dixon As Program Director
Dixon has served as Interim Program Director for HOT 97 since Ebro Darden vacated the position in March 2014 to focus on hosting Ebro in the Morning.

Taylor Swift, Coldplay & More To Headline 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival
Annual Vegas live music event will also feature Usher, Iggy Azalea, One Direction, Paramore and many, many more.

Clear Channel's iHeartRadio Partners With AdsWizz
CCM+E enhances its streaming advertising offering using cutting edge AdsWizz technology.

Evolve Music Group Signs Worldwide Agreement With Capitol Music Group
Label is overseen by multi-Grammy Award-winning producer, songwriter and music executive Rodney Jerkins.


WRQX/Washington, D.C. Announces New Morning Show

Townsquare Media, Inc. Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

iHeartRadio Survey Reveals Funniest Woman in America + Best Disney Song Ever

CC Media Holdings Reports 1% Revenue Increase In Q2

CBS LOCAL Personalizes Event Discovery, Content Delivery With Agreement To Acquire Eventful

Jacobs Media's 6th Annual Public Radio Tech Survey Released

Nielsen, Pointlogic Forge Strategic Alliance To Develop Next-Gen Media Planning Solutions

Pandora Hires Lars Murray As VP Of Industry Relations

Second Annual KBA WKU Radio Talent Institute Underway

2014 Conclave Learning Conference Dates Announced


In Brief - July 25, 2014
Natalia named PD at WNVZ/Norfolk

In Brief - July 24, 2014

In Brief - July 23, 2014

In Brief - July 22, 2014

In Brief - July 21, 2014


FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
WFNX documentary now streaming online

Breaking News
Bubba The Love Sponge Apologizes For Ratings Tampering
Cumulus Launches Classic Hip Hop 98.3 The Vibe
Jon Platt Named CEO At Warner/Chappell
CBS Radio Names Sam Rogers VP, National Sales & Corporate Partnerships
In Brief - October 6, 2015
October 5, 2015
Beasley Media Group Announces Actions Against Todd Clem AKA, ‘Bubba The Love Sponge’
iHeartMedia Presents "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 Concert Tour"
Steve Mills Named iHeartMedia’s Chief Information Officer
Puff Daddy Brings Bad Boy To Epic Records
Charlamagne Tha God Renews With iHeartMedia
In Brief - October 5, 2015
October 2, 2015
2015 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced
In Brief - October 2, 2015
October 1, 2015
Cumulus Announces Programming Moves In Indianapolis & Atlanta
iHeartMedia Savannah Names Jonathan "JR" Reed Program Director At WAEV
Concord Bicycle Music Announces Major Strategic Investment In Razor & Tie Enterprises LLC
Nielsen & Westwood One Renew Relationship
September 30, 2015
Sean Atkins Named President Of MTV
The T.J. Martell Foundation Annouces The Clive Davis Research Fellowship Award
Cox Media Atlanta Names Tripp West Music Director/Midday Host On B98.5
In Brief - September 30, 2015
September 29, 2015
Cumulus Media Appoints Mary G. Berner CEO
iHeartRadio Music Festival Makes Billions Of Impressions On Social Media
Cox Media Group Jacksonville Launches New Easy 106.5
HD Radio Technology Expands Automotive Offerings
Music News
Selena Gomez Maps Out Revival Tour
Quick Hits: Kendrick Lamar, Brian Fallon, Ten Commandos, The Cure, Lollapalooza South America, JoJo, Courtney Barnett
Fetty Wap Debuts Atop Billboard 200 Chart
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus & Flaming Lips, Will Smith, Maynard James Keenan, Ben Folds
Deluxe Edition of Sam Smith's In The Lonely Hour Announced
Quick Hits: Selena Gomez, Miley Cyrus, Megadeth, Beastie Boys
Quick Hits: Fifth Harmony, Train's Pat Monahan, Seal, Roger Waters
Beyoncé, Jay Z & Prince Headlining Massive TIDAL X Charity Concert
Quick Hits: The Who, Ed Sheeran, Bleachers, American Music Awards, Katy Perry / Sting, Austin City Limits
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar
Seven New Albums Debut In Billboard 200's Top Ten
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Fetty Wap, Corey Taylor
CeeLo to Drop Heart Blanche in November
The Week In Review: 9/21-9/25
Quick Hits: Pearl Jam, Muse, OMI, Collective Soul

Mark Adams
San Francisco

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