TOC
August 1, 2014
eQB COVER STORY

Tommy Chuck, PD WFLZ & WMTX, Tampa Bay


It’s safe to say it was Tommy Chuck’s birthright to get involved in the radio industry. From, as Tommy puts it, “birth to high school,” he was involved in the family business at WEMB/WXIS in Erwin, TN. No not Z100/New York or KIIS/LA, but certainly a start. It didn’t take a company like Clear Channel long to realize they had a very talented programmer on its hands as Tommy progressed through the ranks and the secondary markets, rising to the occasion at every turn. He now sits at the legendary WFLZ and also at WMTX, wearing a few crucial hats of responsibility and leading the Tampa cluster to its winning ways.[more]

PROGRAMMING TO WIN
Say It Isn’t So, Joe

This week's Programming To Win is a short and sweet anecdote from Bob Quick, who relates the tale of a broadcaster friend who was criticized for interrupting World Cup coverage with a severe weather warning. Quick reminds us that serving the public's best interests should always be a broadcaster's goal.[more]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK





 




What is the one thing you covet most at your radio station
and why is this so important to you?
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HOT SHOTS



 



Enrique Iglesias, Monte Lipman, Charlie Walk, Brody, G.R.L., Theory Of A Deadman, Mark Abramson, Roxy Myzal,
Ryan Corn, Raspe
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THIS WEEK IN FMQB HISTORY








Robert Scorpio, John Boulos, Bob Case, Phil Quatararo,
Cat Collins, John E. Kage, Erik Bradley
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July 28, 2015
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July 27, 2015
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July 24, 2015
Music News
Dr. Dre Confirms New Album Compton Out This Week
Jill Scott Scores Chart-Topping LP
Quick Hits: U2, Lady Gaga, Andre 3000, Madden NFL 16 soundtrack
Quick Hits: One Direction, The Voice, Queen Latifah & Mary J. Blige, The Gaslight Anthem, Paul McCartney
Kanye, Sam Smith, The Who & Many More Announced For iHeartRadio Music Festival
FMQB Retro-Active: Ken Sharp Talks to Cherie Currie, and Reviews Live Releases From The Who and The Rolling Stones
Quick Hits: Dr. Dre, U2, Zayn Malik, Gary Clark Jr.
Macklemore Talks New Album, Relapse Into Drug Use
Quick Hits: Meghan Trainor, Justin Bieber, Janelle MonŠe, Keith Richards, Lollapalooza, Chance The Rapper, Neil Young
Imagine Dragons, Jack Johnson Join Farm Aid 30
Quick Hits: Rise Against, Keith Richards, Puscifer, Judas Priest & Mastodon, Mat Kearney, Circa Survive
Rapper Future Hits #1 With Surprise Album
Quick Hits: U2 & Lady Gaga, Disclosure & Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, Mariah Carey, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Guns N' Roses, Sevendust, Joseph Jackson
Ed Sheeran TV Special To Air On NBC
The Week In Review: 7/20-7/24
FMQB NOW

Jonathan Shuford, PD
WRVW/Nashville

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