The Week In Review: 7/28-8/1
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Tommy Chuck has risen through the ranks of Clear Channel Top 40 stations during most of last decade, culminating with his appointment as PD at the legendary WFLZ/Tampa in 2007. Today Tommy serves as PD of WFLZ and WMTX, as well as the Digital Director for the Tampa cluster. Always insightful and profound, Tommy shares his keen perspectives with us in this week’s Cover Story. In Programming To Win, Bob Quick reminds us that serving the public's best interests should always be a broadcaster's goal. Question of the Week asks: What is the one thing you covet most at your radio station and why is this so important to you? Plus, Hot Shots and the FMQB History page. [more]


Jody Gerson To Become Chairman And CEO Of Universal Music Publishing Group
Gerson will succeed Zach Horowitz who steps down effective immediately.

Scripps, Journal Merging Broadcast Operations, Spinning off Newspapers
Transaction will create two focused public companies, one built upon TV, the other newspapers

Nielsen Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
Revenues increased 15.0% to $1,594 million, up 15.9% in constant currency

SiriusXM Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
Revenue exceeds $1.0 billion, up 10% from second quarter of 2013

CCM+E Names Maynard SVP of Programming
Maynard will work closely with CC's National Programming Platforms and Strategic Services teams as well as select local stations

 


Entercom San Francisco Launches the New Q102, The Beat of the Bay

Apple Closes Deal For Beats

Jacobs Media Announces "Radio's Most Innovative"

New Research From Coleman Insights And knowDigital Finds Strong Demand For NextRadio

Cumulus Announces Multi-Platform News Service Powered by CNN Newsgathering Resources

WRQX's Marc Orem Named Cumulus' "CBOS Star of the Week"

Do It For Kidd

Bob Rivers Ending Long-Running Morning Show

 


In Brief - August 1, 2014
SiriusXM to broadcast live performances, interviews from Lollapalooza Festival

In Brief - July 31, 2014
Longtime Rocker WCCC/Hartford flipping to Christian.

In Brief - July 30, 2014
NuVoodoo Media Services promotes Mike O’Connor to EVP/Marketing

In Brief - July 29, 2014
CCM+E Chicago names Joel Kelly GSM for WKSC and WLIT

In Brief - July 28, 2014
Clear Channel VP of Talent Development Dennis Clark signs long-term contract

 


FMQB FYI... Links You Should Know About
Boston.com looks back at WBCN



 
Breaking News
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Rich Davis Named VP Of Programming For iHeartMedia-Seattle
December 18, 2014
Sharon Dastur Named SVP/Programming Integration At iHeartMedia
Mark Medina Named Program Director At Z100/New York
Denon Electronics, iHeartMedia Announce Partnership
Deezer Appoints Hans-Holger Albrecht CEO
TuneCore Acquires DropKloud And Its Founders
SoundHound Reveals Top Songs, Artists, Albums Of 2014
In Brief - December 18, 2014
December 17, 2014
iHeartMedia Names Don Parker VP/Programming, For San Francisco And Sacramento
Senate Approves Michael O'Rielly For Five-Year FCC Term
Nielsen Report: A Focus On The Public Radio Listener
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2014 To Air On The CW Network
In Brief - December 17, 2014
December 16, 2014
Beasley Names Rafe D'Amico VP/Strategic Partnerships
NRG Media Taps Shane Sparks Market Manager, Northwoods, WI Cluster
Shazam Upgrades Windows Phone App
KLUC’s 16th Annual Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo Toy Drive Breaks Records
Rdio Brings Personalized Internet Radio, On-Demand Music Subscription To Windows Phone 8.1
In Brief - December 16, 2014
December 15, 2014
CBS Radio, Carson Daly Agree To Multi-Year Contract Extension
JVC Media Closes On Purchase Of WHKQ/Orlando
Bruce Gilbert Named SVP/Sports For Cumulus And Westwood One
Don Martin Rises To SVP/Sports Programming For Premiere Networks
Columbia Promotes Bryan Younce To SVP/Video, Content Production
In Brief - December 15, 2014
Music News
Madonna Announces New Album, Releases Six Songs Digitally
J. Cole Earns Third Chart-Topper
Quick Hits: Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, Joan Jett & The Who, Metallica, Van Morrison, Grammy Special Merit Awards
Green Day, Joan Jett Make The List For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Madonna, Michael Jackson, The Voice
Quick Hits: Imagine Dragons, Iggy Azalea & Britney Spears, Mad Season, David Byrne / Talking Heads tribute concert
Iggy Azalea Maps Out Arena Tour
Quick Hits: Ne-Yo, Selena Gomez, Gwen Stefani & Pharrell Williams, Stevie Wonder, Everclear, Alex & Sierra, Modest Mouse
Taylor Swift Spends Another Week At #1
The Week In Review: 12/8-12/12
Quick Hits: Epicenter Festival, Beyoncé, Dr. Dre, American Music Priz
Quick Hits: Coldplay, New Year's Rockin' Eve, Golden Globe Song nominees, Judas Priest
Quick Hits: BET Honors, Modest Mouse, Rush
U2 Extends iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour
Quick Hits: Kid Ink, Seether & Rise Above Fest, TV On the Radio, Bob Dylan
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