August 22, 2014

Jeff Sottolano, Director of Programming, CBS Radio

Jeff Sottolano has spent his entire radio career at CBS, starting as an intern at Rocker WZNE/Rochester in 2001. After rising to PD a few years later, he moved to WYSP/Philadelphia, where he eventually became PD and oversaw the notable transition of the 94.1 frequency from Rock to the new home of Sports Talk mainstay WIP a few summers ago. At the beginning of 2014, Sottolano was rewarded with a promotion to CBS Radio Director of Programming. In his new position, he supports major market CBS Radio programmers nationwide in a number of capacities. Sottolano recently took some time out of his busy schedule to talk to FMQB about his move into the corporate side of the radio and much more. [more]

The Power of Pricing

In this week's Programming To Win, Jacobs Media's Mike Stern applies some lessons from investor Warren Buffett to the radio world. Stern finds that three of Buffett's key principles about "pricing" can easily be related to programming your radio station. [more]


What are your personal and industry pet peeves? [more]

Brian Mack, Tommy Chuck, Ingrid Michaelson, Danny Buch, Otis, Mike Miller, John Boulos Oh Honey’s Danielle Bouchard, Brody, The Script [more]

John Boulos, Alex Tear, Lee Leipsner, Jeff Kapugi,
Chet Buchanan, Shellie Hart

Breaking News
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Jon Platt Named CEO At Warner/Chappell
CBS Radio Names Sam Rogers VP, National Sales & Corporate Partnerships
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October 5, 2015
Beasley Media Group Announces Actions Against Todd Clem AKA, ‘Bubba The Love Sponge’
iHeartMedia Presents "iHeartRadio Jingle Ball 2015 Concert Tour"
Steve Mills Named iHeartMedia’s Chief Information Officer
Puff Daddy Brings Bad Boy To Epic Records
Charlamagne Tha God Renews With iHeartMedia
In Brief - October 5, 2015
October 2, 2015
2015 NAB Marconi Radio Award Winners Announced
In Brief - October 2, 2015
October 1, 2015
Cumulus Announces Programming Moves In Indianapolis & Atlanta
iHeartMedia Savannah Names Jonathan "JR" Reed Program Director At WAEV
Concord Bicycle Music Announces Major Strategic Investment In Razor & Tie Enterprises LLC
Nielsen & Westwood One Renew Relationship
September 30, 2015
Sean Atkins Named President Of MTV
The T.J. Martell Foundation Annouces The Clive Davis Research Fellowship Award
Cox Media Atlanta Names Tripp West Music Director/Midday Host On B98.5
In Brief - September 30, 2015
September 29, 2015
Cumulus Media Appoints Mary G. Berner CEO
iHeartRadio Music Festival Makes Billions Of Impressions On Social Media
Cox Media Group Jacksonville Launches New Easy 106.5
HD Radio Technology Expands Automotive Offerings
Music News
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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
Quick Hits: Fifth Harmony, Train's Pat Monahan, Seal, Roger Waters
Beyoncé, Jay Z & Prince Headlining Massive TIDAL X Charity Concert
Quick Hits: The Who, Ed Sheeran, Bleachers, American Music Awards, Katy Perry / Sting, Austin City Limits
Quick Hits: Nicki Minaj, Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar
Seven New Albums Debut In Billboard 200's Top Ten
Quick Hits: Kelly Clarkson, Fetty Wap, Corey Taylor
CeeLo to Drop Heart Blanche in November
The Week In Review: 9/21-9/25
Quick Hits: Pearl Jam, Muse, OMI, Collective Soul

Mark Adams
San Francisco

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