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 looks back at WBCN

Breaking News
CMG Tampa Appoints John E. Kage Dir. of Branding & Programming at Hot 101.5 FM
In Brief - November 25, 2015
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
Music News
Adele's 25 Smashes Sales Record
Quick Hits: Adele, Eagles of Death Metal, Charli XCX, Joe Jonas
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"

Manny Simon
VP/Adult Formats,
Republic Records

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