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
Pierre Bouvard Insights: 10 Slides Every Advertiser Should See
Brad Savage Reaches The Summit
In Brief - September 3, 2015
September 2, 2015
DTS To Acquire iBiquity Digital Corporation
Peter Schwartz Returns To CBS Radio San Diego As SVP/Market Manager & Director of Sales
Alpha Media Closes Purchase On Morris Communications
In Brief - September 2, 2015
September 1, 2015
National Radio Hall Of Fame Class Of 2015 Revealed
On The Verge Artist Hailee Steinfeld Debuts As Highest Female Solo Artist On Mediabase
In Brief - September 1, 2015
August 31, 2015
Scooter Braun Joins NASH Next Country Music Talent Competition
In Brief - August 31, 2015
August 28, 2015
iHeartMedia Promotes Hardin, Zellner and Maynard
WZMP (96.5 AMP Radio)/Philly New Line-Up Announced
KLUC/Las Vegas Adds Kayla To Chet Buchanan & The Morning Zoo
88Nine Radio Milwaukee Promotes Ken Sumka To APD & Justin Barney to MD
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, iHeartRadio joins Chegg for Music101 Series
Mark “Shark” Ediss Named Afternoon Drive Host At Y100/Savannah
August 27, 2015
Cumulus Goes Underground Alternative In New Orleans
August 26, 2015
Subaru Embraces HD Radio Receivers
Cort Johnson Named APD/Morning Co-Host on 101.9 KINK/Portland
Howard Stern Presents "Booey 25" On SiriusXM Channels
August 25, 2015
Sony Music Entertainment Acquires Century Group
Music News
Janet Jackson Reveals Unbreakable Tracklist
Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Black Sabbath, Apple Music Festival, Avicii, Meghan Trainor
Rick Ross to Drop Surprise LP This Week
Quick Hits: Power 105.1 Powerhouse, Alabama Shakes, Garbage, Avril Lavgine / Chad Kroeger, Neko Case
Quick Hits: Miley Cyrus / Saturday Night Live, Made In America Festival, Tori Kelly, The SpongeBob Musical
Taylor Swift Wins Big At MTV VMAs
Rockers Disturbed Earn Fifth #1 Album
FMQB Photo Pass: Van Halen
Quick Hits: Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber Debuts New Single
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Adele, OMI
Demi Lovato Feeling "Confident" on Fifth LP
Quick Hits: Justin Bieber, Mariah Carey, Omarion, Soundgarden
Pharrell, Demi Lovato & More Added To MTV VMAs Lineup
Quick Hits: Lady Gaga, HBO, Maroon 5, Nick Jonas
FMQB NOW

Mike McVay
SVP/Content & Programming
Cumulus Media

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