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August 22, 2014
eQB COVER STORY

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]

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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]

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August 3, 2015
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July 31, 2015
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July 30, 2015
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July 28, 2015
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Kanye, Sam Smith, The Who & Many More Announced For iHeartRadio Music Festival
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Jonathan Shuford, PD
WRVW/Nashville

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