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
Coleman Insights Launches FACT360
James Steele Joins Alpha Media's WXYK/Biloxi-Gulfport
iHeartRadio Becomes Microsoft Groove¹s Exclusive Digital Radio Provider
Digity Media & WMBF-TV News Sponsor South Carolina Flood Relief Day
October 12, 2015
Cumulus Media Names Sid Kelly Program Director At WABD/Mobile
In Brief - October 12, 2015
October 9, 2015
Report: Most See P1 Station Like A Friend
Greater Media Collects 200,000 Bottles of Water For South Carolina Flood Victims
October 8, 2015
Emmis Announces Second Quarter Earnings
WiLD 94.9 Names Julian On The Radio Afternoon Drive Host
Entercom Atlanta Promotes Michael Chase to Director of Marketing & Promotions At Star 94
KNEV/Reno Turns On Classic Hip Hop
Benztown Partners With Dash Radio
October 7, 2015
Ellen K To Launch A New Morning Show On KOST/Los Angeles
Pandora To Acquire Ticketfly
Slow Jams Launches New Throwback Edition
Steven Meyers Promoted To Director/Digital Operations At Greater Media
October 6, 2015
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"
Music News
Taylor Swift Leads 2015 AMA Nods
Quick Hits: The Weeknd, DJ Khaled, Rihanna / Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, U2, Sia
Janet Jackson's Unbreakable Bows at #1
Quick Hits: Fall Out Boy & Demi Lovato, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Foo Fighters, Gorillaz
Taylor Swift Talks Grammys, Life After 1989
Quick Hits: Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar, Green Day, Radiohead, Mariah Carey, Three 6 Mafia
Janet Jackson, N.W.A. and More Up For Rock Hall
Quick Hits: Rihanna, Ciara, Deadmau5
Selena Gomez Maps Out Revival Tour
Quick Hits: RIAA Gold & Platinum, Cage The Elephant, Kurt Cobain, American Music Awards / Jennifer Lopez
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

Mark Adams
San Francisco

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