In Brief - August 21, 2014
August 21, 2014

Q Prime is pleased to announce a new addition to the promotion team. Mike Wilson has joined the company as the Southeast regional, based out of Atlanta. Wilson worked as a regional promotion manager for Reprise Records between 2007-2011 in the Midwest (Detroit) and Southeast (Atlanta). You can reach him at or (516) 885-0932.

Inc. Magazine has named Benztown one of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for the second consecutive year. Benztown increased sales 796% since the start of 2010, placing it at number 596 on this year’s list of 5,000 companies. Benztown is ranked as 8th Fastest-Growing Private Company in America out of the 60 Inc. 5000 companies in the Media sector. Last year, the company debuted on the Inc. 5000 as number 983.

A breakfast reception to recognize the 35th anniversary of the formation of the National Radio Systems Committee (NRSC) will take place on Thursday, September 11 at the 2014 Radio Show in Indianapolis, IN. The Radio Show is produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB).

CBS Sports Network debuts its television simulcast of The Doug Gottlieb Show, CBS Sports Radio’s afternoon show, on Monday, Aug. 25 (3-6 p.m., ET) with a new set located at the CBS Sports Radio studios in New York City. The three-hour program is hosted by Doug Gottlieb live Monday-Friday and features national sports talk, news headlines, and interviews with current and former sports icons, as well as newsmakers from the sports world and listener phone calls. The show challenges and engages sports audiences nationwide. Click here to watch a promotional clip for the show:

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Mark Adams
San Francisco

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