In Brief - August 22, 2014
August 22, 2014
Untitled Document

Don Cannon
FMQB offers condolences to the family and friends of Legendary Philadelphia DJ/Air Personality Don Cannon who passed away peacefully Friday Morning, at the age of 74, reports Cannon was known as “The Dean of Philadelphia Radio,” he was a fixture on morning radio in Philly from 1969 until his retirement in 2004. The Cannon in the Morning show started on WIBG and has been heard on WIP, WFIL, WIFI, WSNI and WOGL. He also spent time in the programming departments of WSNI and WPGR. Nationally, Cannon's voice was featured in the original Rocky movie, when the morning alarm clock goes off for Rocky's run, it's Cannon's voice you hear on the radio. He is survived by his wife Terri, two sons and two granddaughters. Funeral services will be held Sunday at Levine Funeral Home in Trevose, PA. There's atribute page set-up on WOGL FM website where Cannon last hosted mornings from 1990 to 2004.

Don Gosselin exits the OM post at CCM+E New Orleans. Gosselin also served as PD at Country WNOE.

Rhythmic CHR KWYD/Boise has parted ways with midday talent Devin James. Stay tuned for news on a replacement. In the meantime, the station will continue to roll 101 minutes commercial free weekdays at 10am.

NRG Media LLC announced today that it has purchased stations KOKZ-FM; KFMW-FM, KXEL-AM and KWLO-AM in the Waterloo/Cedar Falls, Iowa metro area from Woodward Communications, Inc.
        Mary Quass, CEO of NRG Media said, “We are delighted to have the opportunity to add the stations in Waterloo/Cedar Falls to our platform. We continue to look for great radio properties that are located in the Midwest and are an integral part of the communities they serve.” Quass added, “NRG is pleased to be adding these strong stations to our company of great local radio stations.”

Hunter Greene, Promotion Director at CHR KKHH and Country KILT/Houston exits. Greene is joining the Houston Zoo as Sponsorship Manager.

Eric Austin is named afternoon host at AC WWFW/Fort Wayne.

Stork Stop: Congratulations to Capitol's Joe Rainey and hife wife LJ on the birth last night of Harrison Christopher. The not-so-little baby boy weighed in at a healthy 10lbs 8oz.

Breaking News
CBS Radio Signs Michael Martin To Multi-Year Contract Renewal
SportsRadio 94WIP/Philly Adds Joe Decamra & Jon Ritchie To Middays
October 19, 2016
Frankie C Extends Agreement With KZHT/Salt Lake City
Voncile Anderson Named Beasley Director/NTR Sales In Tampa Bay
In Brief - October 19, 2016
October 18, 2016
Rob Stringer Promoted To CEO Of Sony Music Entertainment
iHeartMedia St. Louis Announces The Debut Of The New Alt 104.9
Entercom Agrees To Acquire Four Radio Stations In Charlotte From Beasley Broadcast Group
Ebro Returns To Portland
Townsquare Media Names John Roberts OM For Tyler-Longview, Texas
Jacobs Media & PRPD’s 8th Annual Public Radio Tech Survey Released
In Brief - October 18, 2016
October 17, 2016
WFLZ/Tampa Names Kruz Program Director
Republic Records Promotes Wendy Goldstein To Executive Vice President
Alpha Media Mankato Names Bob Rose Market Manager
Corey B. Joins WBBM-FM (B96)/Chicago As New Night Host
October 14, 2016
Race Taylor Re-Ups With WPLJ/New York
Andrew Berger Named Imaging Director For KPWR/Los Angeles
October 13, 2016
iHeartMedia Chicago Names New Night Show Hosts
Emmis Announces Agreement to Sell Texas Monthly
Alpha Media Supports Hurricane Matthew Recovery Relief
KFM-BFM Adds Robin Roth To Roster
October 12, 2016
iHeartMedia Connecticut Names Jagger PD of WKSS & WKCI
Emmis Reaches Agreement To Sell Terre Haute Radio Stations
Music News
"Crash" Into Against Me!
Quick Hits: Radiohead, Frank Ocean, A$AP Ferg
Maroon 5 Closes The Top 40 and Hot AC Radio Panels Upon Impact
Jordan Fisher Will Make His Broadway Debut In Hamilton On November 22
Quick Hits: Kanye West, Eminem, Bruno Mars, Gwen Stefani
Pearl Jam, 2Pac & Depeche Mode Lead 2017 Rock Hall Nominees
Green Day Tops Billboard 200 For Their Third Time
Quick Hits: Liam Payne, Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, Mother Love Bone
Quick Hits: Kings Of Leon, Elton John, Roger Waters
Maroon 5 Debuts New Single Featuring Kendrick Lamar
Louise Goffin To Perform Surprise Concert
Quick Hits: Drake, Depeche Mode
Drake Earns Record-Setting 13 American Music Award Nominations
Solange's A Seat at the Table Is Her First #1 Album
Green Day Announce 2017 North American Tour

Jon Zellner
EVP/Programming Operations

          Question Of
           The Week

FMQB Member Login

Not a member yet?
Sign up Now!
Sign Up for Breaking News!
Enter FMQB E-Tracking!